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area high schools
December 27, 2012
Looking back in 2012: Busy year for area athletes, teams
BEMIDJI – The last thing former Bemidji State University hockey player Matt Read wanted this season was a lockout and the loss of any portion of the National Hockey League season. Read was coming off a stellar rookie campaign that saw the Beaver alum score 24 goals and tally 47...
December 27, 2012 - 11:46pm
December 13, 2012
WRESTLING: Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena hosts Big Bear tournament
CASS LAKE - The Cass Lake-Bena high school and middle school gyms will be filled with activity this weekend as the Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena wrestling officials host the annual Big Bear tournament. The event begins at 11 a.m. today and will conclude Saturday evening. Organizing...
December 13, 2012 - 10:51pm
December 12, 2012
Area girls basketball: Panthers learning how to play together
CASS LAKE – Learning how to play together will be one of the tasks of the Cass Lake-Bena girls basketball players. The Panthers return six letterwinners including seniors Justine Jourdain, Mariah O’Brien and Adrienne Cloud. No juniors return but the roster does include sophomore...
December 12, 2012 - 11:28am
Area wrestling, hockey: BCLB has depth and balance
BLACKDUCK – The Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena wrestling team began the year with a second-place finish at the Fosston-Bagley Invitational and three victories in five dual meets. The Bears want to build on those results and by season’s end hope to challenge for post-season success....
December 12, 2012 - 11:25am
Area boys basketball: Bemidji area teams hope to peak during playoffs
By Pat Miller email@example.com BAGLEY – Last season the Flyers fell only a few points short of advancing to the state tournament, losing 47-42 to Perham in a hard-fought Section 8-2A championship game at the Bemidji State University gym. Led by a great group of seniors...
December 12, 2012 - 11:23am
December 6, 2012
AREA ROUNDUP: Bagley, Kelliher-Northome off to great starts this season
BAGLEY – After falling 78-30 to Thief River Falls, which is ranked No. 10 in the state Class 3A poll, Bagley’s girls basketball team has defeated Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 74-40 and Waubun 67-48. On Friday the Flyers will visit Clearbrook-Gonvick. “We struggled offensively...
December 6, 2012 - 12:45am
November 29, 2012
Blackduck's Volk wins North Star Conference honors
BLACKDUCK – Jeff Volk guided Blackduck to a 6-4 record this fall and the Drakes coach capped his season by being named the North Star Conference’s East Division Coach of the Year. Blackduck players Shane Fenske and Trey Volk also received special conference honors as Fenske...
November 29, 2012 - 12:17am
November 27, 2012
Red Lake girls win opener over Warroad
RED LAKE - Averi Holthusen scored a team-high 30 points as the Red Lake girls basketball team opened its season with a solid win over Warroad Tuesday. The Warriors, who improve to 1-0 on the season, led Warroad 35-32 at halftime before outscoring them 30-25 to close out the game....
November 27, 2012 - 11:42pm
November 1, 2012
Trek to state: Hamrin sisters first TrekNorth athletes to advance to state competition
BEMIDJI – A friendship has developed between Sarah and Sadie Hamrin that extends beyond the everyday routine of being sisters. The TrekNorth...
November 1, 2012 - 12:17am
October 29, 2012
High school roundup: Bemidji area teams bounced from playoffs
BAGLEY – The seasons have come to an end for all of the area football teams. In the 8-2A quarterfinals Bagley lost to Barnesville 57-8. Barnesville, which entered the postseason rated No. 3 in the state’s Class 2A rankings and owned an 8-0 record, led the Flyers only 7-0 after...
October 29, 2012 - 4:19pm
October 23, 2012
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji No. 2 seed in sub-section tournament
BEMIDJI – A coin flip cost the Bemidji volleyball team a top seed in North Sub-Section 8-3A and could force the Lumberjacks to travel to Monticello on Tuesday instead of staying home and hosting a section semifinal. The Jacks and Fergus Falls tied for first in the sub-section tournament...
October 23, 2012 - 11:17pm
AREA FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Blackduck moves to section semis
For the first time in a long time, the Blackduck football team is moving on. After snapping a 30-game losing streak earlier this season, the Drakes are moving on to the second round of the playoffs. Blackduck (6-3) beat Mesabi East 38-0 Tuesday night in Section 7A first-round playoff...
October 23, 2012 - 11:08pm
October 1, 2012
Area roundup: Blackduck wins third straight
BLACKDUCK – A potent running game and tough defense carried Blackduck to its third straight football victory Friday as the Drakes spoiled Cass Lake-Bena’s Homecoming with a 52-0 win. “The kids came to play,” said Blackduck coach Trey Volk. “Cass Lake opened on offense and...
October 1, 2012 - 11:25pm
September 24, 2012
Area High School Roundup: Blackduck tops WHA for second victory
BLACKDUCK – Watch out for the Drakes. After snapping a 30-game losing streak Sept. 14 with a 50-8 victory over Lake of the Woods, the Blackduck football team won its second straight game last week when it celebrated Homecoming with a 32-14 victory over Walker-Hackensack-Akeley....
September 24, 2012 - 3:56pm
September 10, 2012
Bagley football team tops Cass Lake-Bena
BAGLEY – Zach Thoma connected on 10 of his 13 passes for 152 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Flyers to a 44-12 victory at Cass Lake-Bena Friday. Bagley, 1-1, wasted no time getting into the end zone as Jesse Dukek scored on a 50-yard run in the opening quarter. Later in the...
September 10, 2012 - 3:41pm