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Kicker Fred Cox retired from professional football years ago but he shared some good stories with people last Saturday at the Wadena Airport's annual Fly-in. The all-time leading scorer in Minnesota Vikings football history arrived in his son's sporty biplane and departed the same way a couple hours later.
June 4 • A caller asked to speak to a deputy in regard to a neighbor who allegedly threw a dog off a deck and injured it. When the caller was contacted he said the dog was fine but said he had talked to his neighbor. He wanted the sheriff's office to be aware of the incident. • A complainant reported a Wadena residence with a fuel barrel on the sidewalk as a public nuisance. A police officer checked and found a fuel barrel, converted to a meat smoker, blocking the sidewalk.
Wadena-Deer Creek's Jordan Kern shot an 88 Tuesday in the Section 6AA golf tournament for a two-day total of 172 at Blackberry Ridge. Kern was WDC's lone qualifier for second round play on Monday. Failing to advance were Thomas Quincer (90), Jack Goeden (98), Matthew Quincer (107), Wade Piper (123) and Dawson Lupkes (126). The best two-day individual round of the tournament, a 144, was turned in by David Schneider of Albany. St. Cloud Cathedral took top team honors with a two-day total of 647. Section 6AA Golf Tournament Boys St.
Wadena-Deer Creek's Gabi Ross and Jess Rondestvedt fired rounds of 87 and 92 last Tuesday at Blackberry Ridge but failed to advance to state with the Section 6AA field. The two WDC golfers qualified for second round action Monday with rounds of 90 and 94 respectively. Ross had a two-day total score of 177 and Rondestvedt notched a two-day score of 186. WDC teammates McKayla Woods and Jessica Langer failed to make the first cut Monday after bringing in rounds of 109 and 114. St. Cloud Cathedral took top team honors with a 705.
Emily Astle broke 25 targets for the first time as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines finished the season in second place in Class 4A, Conference 3. Astle finished the night breaking...
Wadena-Deer Creek's Alex Redfield and Jake Dykhoff have been named to the Mid-State's All-Conference baseball team for the 2015 season. Redfield, a junior, manned first base for the Wolverines this season. Dykhoff, a freshman, split his time between catching and pitching. WDC juniors Joseph Wallgren and Tanner Horn received honorable mention.
The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders staged a two-out rally in the bottom of the seventh Thursday evening to top Nevis 10-9 in the Section 6A loser's bracket. After Gavin Becker stole home in the top of the seventh to give the Tigers a 9-8 lead, the Raiders started a comeback with one down in the bottom half of the inning when Mitchell Blaha reached on a wild pitch. Blaha stole second but Jordan Frethem fanned for the second out of the inning. Mack Jones reached on an error and Blaha scored to tie the game.