- Member for
- 1 year 5 months
Freshman Quinn Kircher and sophomore Crystal Pearson poured in 29 points apiece Tuesday as the Browerville Tigers roared past the Verndale Pirates 79-54 in the North Sub-Section 5A championship game on the Wadena-Deer Creek court.
March 6 • Law enforcement officers were denied access to a Wadena residence where they were attempting to exercise a warrant on a female. They were told the female had left the residence a couple of hours earlier. • A caller told police he had a confrontation with a man who was out on work release and claimed to be working for his business. The caller said the man was not employed by his business.
Jordyn Glenz had her second double-double in a row Saturday night as the second-seeded Verndale Pirates ousted third-seeded Pine River-Backus 63-40 to reach the North Sub-Section 5A finals. Glenz tacked up 19 points and hauled in 10 rebounds as the Pirates pushed their season record to 25-3. Shania Glenz canned five of Verndale's six treys on her way to a 15-point night. Elyssa Kern scored 11 points. The Pirates shot a sizzling 61 percent from the field hitting on 25 of 41 attempts. The Pirates led 30-21 at the half.
Goalie Angela Hanson was the voted the Most Valuable Player of the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Blue Devils March 2. Other special awards went to Brooke Ostendorf (Most Improved), Katelyn Barthel (Frank Selke), Kylee Helling (Blue Devil) and Morgan Zeise (Scott King). Kylee Helling received the Hobey Baker Award from the Minnesota Wild and Old Dutch. Hanson and Ziese also earned all-conference honors while Ashlee Helseth and McKenzie Christianson received all-conference honorable mention.
A Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines closed their season out with a quiet shooting night Thursday as they fell to Hawley 58-34 in the South Sub-Section 8AA quarterfinals at Hawley. The Wolverines shot 33 percent from the field hitting on 14 of 42 shots. The Wolverines were 0-for-7 from three-point range.
It makes you wonder what the Minnesota Vikings have in mind by signing contracts with Matt Cassel, Everson Griffen and Jasper Brinkley. The team was 5-10-1 last year, gave up the most points in the NFL and fired their head coach. Some would say that indicated the need for some major changes before the 2014 season. So far the most promising changes have been Mike Zimmer and his new coaching staff — and they have not yet won a single game for the Vikings.
Wadena-Deer Creek senior Hope Theisen went over the 1,000-point scoring mark for her career Friday night in a 67-51 loss to Frazee on the WDC court. Theisen entered the game needing eight points to reach the 1000-point mark. Theisen reached her goal in the first half with a three-point shot at the 4:58 mark. She finished the game with 26 points. Theisen ended the regular season by scoring 128 points in the final five games. Josi Tappe was high-pointer for the Hornets with 21 points. Kennady Barland and Taylor Tappe put up 15 and 14 points respectively.
Two men in possession of methamphetamine were arrested at the train depot in Staples on Tuesday. The Staples Police Department received a report on Monday of an individual, carrying a...