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Reading about the father who was arrested for punching a youth basketball commissioner at a sixth grade basketball tournament in Burnsville last weekend is a good wake-up call at this time of the year. We are in the time of the winter season when tournaments are under way and there is a bit more to be gained or lost by ref's quick whistle, a missed call, a coaching call and an athlete's split-second decision. Only the best, the healthiest or the luckiest can keep putting up threes, going for pins and shooting goals.
Wrestling Section 6A Team Tournament Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 36, Wadena-Deer Creek 33 Border West 63, Parkers Prairie 12 Barnesville 51, Breckenridge 27 New York Mills 42, Barnesville 24 Otter Tail Central 33, West Central Area 33 Parkers Prairie 42, Pelican Rapids 40 Girls' Basketball Wadena-Deer Creek 60, Staples-Motley 55 Pillager 54, Verndale 35 Boys' Basketball Ashby 50, Verndale 43 Boys' Hockey Morris/Benson 4, Wadena-Deer Creek 3
Boys' Hockey St. Cloud Apollo 5, Wadena-Deer Creek 1 Goals: Brandyn Swanson Assists: Taylor Bienusa Saves: Tyler Muehler 43 Girls' Hockey Section 6A Detroit Lakes 5, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek 4 Boxing Wadena Golden Glove Card Patchrick Szathmary (Wadena) dec. Shane Kern (Detroit Lakes) Tanner Hultin (Fergus Falls) dec. Travis Petro (Wadena) Ben Dols (Willmar) dec. Justin Isaacson (Wadena) Taylor Geiser (Wadena) dec. Latescha Anderson (Detroit Lakes) Rondell Hubbert (Fergus Falls) dec. Tom Fanjoy (Brainerd) Josh Holtz (Brainerd) dec.
Wadena police and fire personnel responded to a car fire on Colfax Avenue in front of the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday. The owner of the Dodge Intrepid, Carol Holweger of Wadena, was not injured.
Five Wadena-Deer Creek High School actresses spent Thursday afternoon at M State-Wadena where members of the cosmology class transformed their 2010 hairdos into 1940s era hairdos. Actresses standing behind Britta Moen are Haley Kellogg, left, Kelsi Vorderbruggen, Maddie Eckman and Tess Kirkland. The five girls performed a one-act play written and directed by WDC English instructor Jay Patterson called "Memories Of The Way We Were" Thursday evening at Memorial Auditorium. Also in the cast was WDC student Josiah Berger.
Kurtis Moody tacked up a game-high 20 points to lift Pequot Lakes over Wadena-Deer Creek 58-53 Tuesday in a battle of Mid-State Conference clubs. The Patriots went into the halftime locker room with a slim 29-28 lead. Michael Ward and Michael Goerges combined to score 21 points in the victory. The Patriots posted their ninth win in 17 games while the Wolverines lost for the 10th time in 18 contests. Ryan Nelson led the Wolverines with 15 tallies while Jordan Reed scored 13. The Wolverines managed to tie the taller Patriots 19-all on the boards. "I thought we rebounded as well as we have
Grant Schow scored a hat trick and Ben Leitch kicked out 15 shots Thursday night as the Willmar Cardinals whipped the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 5-0. Also scoring goals for the Cardinals were Stephen Reynolds and James Johnston. Tyler Muehler stopped 55 shots in the loss. The victory gave the Cards an 11-9 record and dropped the Wolverines to 4-17. Willmar 5, Wadena-Deer Creek 0 WDC 0 0 0 - 0 Willmar 1 2 2 - 5 First Period W: Grant Schow (Paul Schrupp) 6:40 Second Period W: Stephen Reynolds (Tyler Woltjer) 5:31 W: Schow (Tyler Bredesen) 6:01 Third Period W: James Johnston (una
Mickey Moran came up with a hat trick and the St. Cloud Icebreakers held Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek to just seven shots Tuesday in an 8-0 victory at the MAC in St. Cloud. Blue Devils starting goalie Sam Gorka stopped 16 of St. Cloud's 17 shots in the first period. The Class 2A Icebreakers dominated Period 2 with a 22-1 shots on goal advantage. The hometown team out-shot the Blue Devils 21-3 in the final period. Jenna Traut and Sam Bowman combined for seven saves in the shutout.
Three players scored in double figures Tuesday night as the Underwood Rockets toppled Verndale 69-52 in girls' basketball action at Underwood. Ellen Ferry paced the Rockets with 14 points while Brianna Fitzgibbons popped in 12 and Aann Bjorklund netted 10. Verndale's Elizabeth Johnson had a big scoring night with 18 points. Teresa Moenkedick posted a 14-point night. Trista Finck tallied 10. UNDERWOOD (69) K. Veazie 9, E. Ferry 14, C. Meder 5, H. Rocholl 7, K. Aasness 2, C. Masloski 8, A. Bjorklund 10, B. Fitzgibbons 12, S. Wold 2. Totals: 22/3 16-22 69 VERNDALE (52) L. Yungbauer 6, T.
Six Wadena-Deer Creek grapplers finished in the top three Saturday as the Wolverines placed fifth in the Big Ole Invitational at Alexandria. Josh Lawson, Mitch Steffens and Zach Bernu were top three finishers in the 103, 112 and 119 weight classes. Lawson out-wrestled teammate Sam Waln in the 103 third place match and pinned him at 3:49. Mitch Steffens was WDC's lone champion as he pinned Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg wrestler Zach Carlson in just 32 seconds.