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Three victories in singles action lifted the Wadena-Deer Creek tennis squad to 8-4 on the season Monday at Parkers Prairie. Maddy Hinojos, Whitney Eickhoff and Abby Westrum claimed victories in singles play while Grace Hinojos was unable to complete her match with Parkers' Hannah Ruckheim at No. 4 singles. Elise Kallevig and Liindy Jones broke up Parkers' bid for a doubles sweep by beating Caroline Carlson and Kanryn Arceneau 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 in the No.
Wadena-Deer Creek's Casey Volkmann had 25 digs and 24 kills but New York Mills came up with the victory last Tuesday in a 3-2 volleyball battle at Mills. Sue Volkmann's Wolverines dominated the first two games 25-16 and 25-15 before losing to the Eagles 25-20, 25-23 and 15-12. Volkmann, Carrie Nelson and Mikaela Nordlund combined for 13 ace serves. Lauren Soroko led the Wolverines with 21 setting assists. Autumn Jahnke was credited with 13 assists. The Wolverines will host Staples-Motley Thursday in a Mid-State Conference match.
Six Verndale players scored touchdowns Friday night as the state-ranked Pirates crushed a winless Ashby club 54-6 on their home field. Colter Ehrmantraut and Mac Schluttner both found the end zone twice for Mike Mahlen's undefeated Class Nine-man team. Ehrmantraut broke off a 64-yard scoring run in the first quarter and returned a kick 80 yards for six points in the third. Schluttner scored Verndale's final touchdown of the third quarter when he returned a kick 83 yards for a touchdown. The Arrows finally put the ball in the end zone in the third quarter when Zach Barry scored on a 42-yard
John Sieling's Prairie Valley Nighthawks parlayed six turnovers into a 21-6 victory over Wadena-Deer Creek last Friday in a Homecoming game at Parkers Prairie. Prairie Valley's Skylar Meiners tacked up the game's first touchdown when he went over from the one in the second quarter.
Due to the inclement weather forecast the Wadena-Deer Creek Homecoming parade scheduled for Friday has been be cancelled. Students will attend class as usual Friday afternoon. The local forecast for...
By Sarah Horner St. Paul Pioneer Press NOWTHEN, Minn. -- Helen Zumbaum will never forget her trip to the mailbox last week. On Friday afternoon, she was walking from the...
Alicia Jones could not hide her emotions or her disappointment Monday night as she read a prepared statement to members of the Wadena-Deer Creek school board. Jones is upset the board took no action in July on a request by Verndale superintendent Paul Brownlow to allow Verndale to rejoin the boys' hockey cooperative. "The hockey co-op is not creating the open enrollment problem in Wadena," Jones said Tuesday morning. At the time of their July 9 meeting, the WDC school board was concerned that adding Verndale to the hockey co-op may lead to further open enrollment issues. Figures from the
Jordyn and Shania Glenz combined for 65 kills as the Verndale Pirates posted a 3-2 record Saturday in the Ulen-Hitterdal Tournament. The Pirates played 10 games, winning six and losing four. They defeated Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal, Waubun and Climax-Fisher but fell to Frazee and Barnesville. Seven Verndale players finished the day by posting double figure numbers in digs. Jordyn Glenz led the team with 27. Morgan Glenz finished with 25. Haley Stinar dished ot 38 assists and Megan Dougherty chipped in with 22. The Pirates went to 9-3 on the season.
Noah Ross and Konnor Stueve placed fourth and fifth in the Frazee Invitational Thursday as they sparked a third place finish by the Wadena-Deer Creek varsity team. Ross ran a 19:46.81 and Stueve turned in a 20:01.55. Bailey Crook of Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton took top honors with a time of 18:47.51. Jimmy Kim gave the Wolverines a 12th place finish with a time of 20:46.02. Tristin Godel was also in the top 20 with a 16th place time of 21:57.90.
The Wolverines battled hard, but after the refs called off a late rushing touchdown, they lost 22-20.