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Kevin Tumberg’s Wadena Legion team was unprepared for what Blackduck had in store for them Wednesday and surrendered 31 runs in a doubleheader defeat. Blackduck crushed Wadena 20-2 in the...
Several WDC students participated in a basketball shooting camp to improve their skills on the court.
A white-tailed fawn curled up in same long grass last Saturday morning on an Otter Tail County farm. Many fawns are out and about in the first month of summer...
Dakota Hall and Austin Richter combined for eight RBIs in Game 1 and Austin Becker tossed a three-hitter in the nightcap Thursday as Walker/Nevis defeated the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Legion 18-5 and 7-0 at Anderson Park. Walker/Nevis collected 12 hits and took advantage of five BHV errors in dominating the first game. The Walker/Nevis crew broke the game open in the third inning with an eight-run uprising. Logan Gross, Byran Sea and Brett Byer all scored three times in the victory. The BHV Legion was already trailing 13-0 when the scored four times in the bottom of the fourth. Zach A.
June 5 • A Wadena resident suspected her mail was being stolen because they were not arriving where they were sent. The resident was advised to use the post office...
Wadena-Deer Creek's Heather Theisen finished in a tie for 52nd place Wednesday by carding a second round score of 98 in the Class AA state golf tournament at The Ridges of Sand Creek. Theisen, who was making her first trip in a state golf tournament, shot a two-day total of 184 to tie Breck's Amelia Simonds. She was tied for 30th after the first day of competition with an 86. "It was a very hilly challenging golf course and Heather was very exhausted the second day," WDC Head Coach Missy Tabery said.
Blaine Cooper and Jacob Goeden shattered 88 of 100 targets Saturday as Wadena-Deer Creek placed 22nd in the State Clay Target Tournament at the Minneapolis Gun Club in Prior Lake. Cory Webb and Reid Miller backed up the team co-leaders with scores of 86 and 85. Chris Hahn shot a 69. The Wolverines shot a team round of 416. Buffalo took top honors in the 24-team tournament with a 489. Kurt Potter of the Bison had the only perfect 100 score in the team competition. Three Buffalo shooters, Max Hartman, Zach Berg and Dylan Weber all shot scores of 99.
A plethora of new business dominated the Verndale school board's agenda Monday night as they held their first post-school year meeting at the school's media center. Monday's meeting saw the board handle 21 items of new business, including the hiring of four new teachers and the transfer of one teacher. The board's workload mirrored the many signs of change in the Wadena County school, which launched a $5.795 million construction project last October.
Kevin Tumberg's Post 171 crew recovered from a drubbing in Game 1 to gain a split with Walker/Nevis June 9 on the Wadena diamond. Brett Byer and Marcus Woods sparked an 18-2 rout in Game 1 as they both went 3-for-4, scored three times and combined for three RBIs. Gavin Becker went all the way on the hill. Becker walked five and fanned three but only surrendered four hits. "We did not come ready to play in Game 1," Tumberg said. "We were flat and made a lot of mistakes that cost us the game. We did not hit the ball real well until our last few at-bats/ We have to give Walker credit.
A field of 24 teams competed Friday at Whitetail Run Golf Course in the ninth annual Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverine Scramble. The team of Jeff Browne, John Burns, Randy Tappe and John Paulson won a playoff with the team of Sarah Tabery, Ryan Coyle, Kacy Kachelmyer and Laura Sundal. Both teams finished with 60 in the 18-hole event. The team of Joe Schmidt, Doug Schmidt, Larry Pulju and Corby Pulju placed third.