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Pelican Rapids’ offense managed only 101 yards as United North Central’s defense recorded another shutout to spark a 40-0 victory Friday night at Sebeka. UNC, which opened the season with a 6-0 win at Park Rapids, compiled 397 yards in offense in coasting to the win. Tom Tellers opened the scoring with a 4-yard touchdown run and conversion in the first quarter before the Warriors scored three times in the second quarter to carry a 28-0 lead into the break.
Sweeping the top three singles and doubles positions led the Park Rapids girls tennis team to a split of dual meets at Sauk Centre last Wednesday. Sauk Centre won matches...
Dani Novak, Lindsey Hendrickson and Leah Schwartz tallied two kills each as the Menahga volleyball team opened the season with a 25-8, 25-10, 25-16 loss to Browerville/Eagle Valley Thursday night at Menahga. Novak added three solo blocks, Alyana Lake had six set assists and Sam Sabin had eight digs for the Braves. Menahga statistics
After going winless in the season-opening North/South Challenge at the Depot Courts last Friday, the Park Rapids girls tennis team hit the road for a win at Fergus Falls Tuesday. The Panthers dropped duals to Mound Westonka (7-0), Minnewaska Area (5-2) and Aitkin (5-2) in the season openers last Friday before having last Saturday’s Park Rapids Invitational rained out after most of the first-round matches were completed. Park Rapids entered the win column with a 5-2 victory at Fergus Falls in the first road match of the
Five different players scored touchdowns as the Nevis 9-man football team compiled 401 yards on the ground to open the season with a 42-8 rout at Bigfork last Saturday night. Kiefer Miller’s 6-yard TD run and Hunter Darchuk’s conversion gave the Tigers a 6-0 lead after the first quarter before Miller’s 15-yard TD pass to Griffin Chase and Jack DeWulf’s conversion gave Nevis a 16-0 lead at the half. Darchuk scored on TD runs of 15 and 5 yards in the third quarter as Nevis led 28-0.
Jeremy Nordick had nothing but praise for the way his United North Central football team persevered in the early season opener at Park Rapids Saturday night. Despite being whistled for 10 penalties and turning the ball over three times, the Warriors escaped Vern Weekley Field with a hard-fought 6-0 victory. UNC’s defense excelled, allowing the Panthers only seven first downs and 127 yards in offense while forcing four turnovers.
Midway stayed alive while Park Rapids was eliminated in the opening rounds of the Region 14C amateur baseball tournament last weekend. Midway opened with a 3-2 win in 13 innings over Bluffton last Friday night at Menahga before falling to Nimrod 3-2 last Saturday night at Perham.
Brooks Grossinger of Mayer and Lauren Steinke of St. Cloud captured the men’s and women’s titles at last Saturday’s 13th annual Northwoods Triathlon at Nevis. Grossinger won the men’s title...
Trent Wilcox prevailed in a playoff as three former champions battled down the stretch during Sunday’s final round of the Men’s Club Championship at Headwaters Golf Club. Wilcox, Dana Husby and Walt Leckner all held the lead during the final three holes before Wilcox and Husby ended regulation tied at 184 after 45 holes. Wilcox used a par on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to defeat Husby for the title. It was the fifth Club title for Wilcox, who also won titles in 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1988.
Sue Fisher used strong finishes on the back side Saturday and Sunday to repeat as the Women’s Club Champion at Headwaters Golf Club. Fisher followed an 82 during Saturday’s first 18 holes with an 87 during Sunday’s final 18 holes for a 36-hole total of 169 to win her third consecutive Women’s Club Championship. Sharon Paumen, who won the title in 2011, finished six strokes back at 175. Those were the only two women who competed for the Club title this year. During Saturday’s first round, a par on the No.