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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.
Mike Barthels saw his Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders post a 1-2 record in Tuesday's home quadrangular with Perham, Breckenridge and Border West. Perham crushed the Raiders 56-10 by winning 11 of 14 matches. The Raiders countered with a 7-5 victory by Kasey Horn at 125, a 14-5 major decision by Jake Braaten at 152 and a 5-4 decision by Amos Schmidt at 171. The Raiders roared back to trounce Breck 51-24. Six Raiders won by pins. Both clubs forfeited two matches and each forfeited at 140. Border West claimed the first seven weights in defeating the Raiders 51-18.
The Verndale Pirates played one of their strongest games of the season before falling to New York Mills 56-52 Tuesday night at New York Mills. Zack Meidinger tallied 23 points and Caleb Burczyk tacked up 11 for the Pirates who led 30-29 at the midway point. Isaiah Bauck brought the Eagles back with a 26-point game. Adam Snelgrove came up with 13 points in the victory. NEW YORK MILLS (56) T. Wegscheid 2, I. Bauck 26, E. Tumberg 6, S. Imsande 4, Adam Snelgrove 13, F. Peeters 5. VERNDALE (52) D. Ehrmantraut 3, D. Motschenbacher 3, Z. Meidinger 23, K. Booth 6, J. Stinar 6, C.
Avery Jackson collected 14 points, five assists and four steals Tuesday as Wadena-Deer Creek clipped Frazee 54-44. The Wolverines won for the third time in the last four games and improved their season record to 5-13. "It was a game of two halves," WDC head coach Brian Silbernick said. The Wolverines dominated the first half and held a 21-point lead at one point before the Hornets whittled their lead down to 15 points, 36-21. The Hornets won the second half 23-18. Hannah Toedter canned six of her seven floor shots in a 14-point night.
Girls' Basketball Wadena-Deer Creek 66, Breckenridge 35 Courtney Volkmann 10 pts, 6 asst Avery Jackson 14pts, 4 assts Emily Miron 20 pts Kelsi Crawford 9 pts, 5 reb, 6 steals Rachael Carlisle 9 pts, 8 reb Boys' Basketball Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 48, Wadena-Deer Creek 46 Nevis 79, Verndale 45 Boys' Hockey Northern Lakes 4, Wadena-Deer Creek 1