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April 23, 2014
Area prep sports: Blackduck softball team opens spring 5-0
BLACKDUCK -- Despite a late start to the season the Blackduck softball team has hit the field in full stride as the Drakes are 5-0 in the early...
April 23, 2014 - 10:50pm
April 2, 2014
Cass Lake-Bena fields two robotics teams
Bethany Wesley email@example.com CASS LAKE — At the end of the robotics season last spring, Mariah Reyes asked one of her coaches,...
April 2, 2014 - 12:01am
March 6, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake starts slow but powers on late to top rivals Cass Lake-Bena 85-48
BEMIDJI — For the first 10 minutes of Thursday’s Sub-Section 8A East quarterfinal at the BSU gym it was difficult to determine which team...
March 6, 2014 - 10:41pm
February 27, 2014
BOY'S BASKETBALL: Red Lake, Northome-Kelliher move onto semifinals with wins
BEMIDJI — Speed has always been a strength of the Red Lake boys basketball teams and that asset was another major weapon Thursday when the Warriors defeated Mahnomen 86-67 in the East Sub-Section 8A quarterfinals at the Bemidji High School gym. Seeded second in the sub-section,...
February 27, 2014 - 11:21pm
January 22, 2014
Area high school roundup: Red Lake hands WHA first conference basketball loss
BEMIDJI -- Another weekend, another top-five opponent for the BSU women’s hockey team. After a sweep at the hands of No. 2 Wisconsin last weekend at the Sanford Center the Beavers travel to Grand Forks, N.D., this weekend for another series against a ranked opponent in No. 3...
January 22, 2014 - 11:25pm
January 1, 2014
PREP ROUNDUP: CL-B, Blackduck among unbeatens in Northland Conference
CASS LAKE — As the 2014 portion of the winter sports seasons begin, Cass Lake-Bena and Blackduck join Walker-Hackensack-Akeley as unbeatens in the boys Northland Conference basketball standings. The Panthers and Drakes share 2-0 league records while WHA leads the conference at...
January 1, 2014 - 10:42pm
December 20, 2013
VIDEO: Big times at the Big Bear
CASS LAKE -- Day No. 1 hadn’t yet wrapped up and the air was already electric in the Cass Lake-Bena High School gymnasium Friday afternoon....
December 20, 2013 - 5:37pm
December 18, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: Area wrestling teams ready for Big Bear Tournament
CASS LAKE — The marquee wrestling event of the season begins Friday at Cass Lake-Bena High School as the Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena wrestling team hosts the annual “Battle at Big Bear” tournament. Other than the Minnesota High School League state tournament, the Big Bear is the...
December 18, 2013 - 11:37pm
October 23, 2013
VOLLEYBALL: Section 8A playoffs begin today
BLACKDUCK — The area volleyball teams will begin their postseason playoffs Thursday and a pair of teams are seeded in the top four of the Section 8A East Division. Blackduck (13-8) is ranked third in the East and Cass Lake-Bena (13-9) is fourth. Fosston (17-10) earned the top...
October 23, 2013 - 12:17am
FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Kelliher-Northome cruises to first-round victory
NORTHOME — Using 22 first-quarter points, the top-seeded Kelliher-Northome football team cruised to a 32-0 win over Northeast Range in their nine-man Section 7 tournament opener Tuesday night. “It wasn’t the prettiest thing I’ve ever seen in my life, but it was a good...
October 23, 2013 - 12:15am
October 8, 2013
Former Cass Lake school district board member facing theft charges
A former Cass Lake-Bena School District employee and school board member is facing six counts of felony theft for embezzlement. Terri Vail, 52, of Cass Lake appeared in Cass County District Court on Monday. The Cass County attorney’s office reported that Vail appeared pursuant...
October 8, 2013 - 6:23pm
October 2, 2013
AREA HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Pine River-Backus on top of Northstar East football
BAGLEY — Pine River-Backus is ruling the roost of the Northstar Conference’s East Division as the Tigers remained unbeaten last week with a 43-7 victory over Bagley. The loss dropped Bagley into a four-way tie for second with a 2-3 record. Sharing that mark with the Flyers...
October 2, 2013 - 11:08pm
October 1, 2013
More area schools make the grade in latest report
BEMIDJI — TrekNorth High School, for the third year in a row, has been recognized as a Reward School by the Minnesota Department of Education. “It’s nice to have our work validated by the state,” said Dan McKeon, executive director of TrekNorth. The MDE released...
October 1, 2013 - 6:12pm
September 25, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: Blackduck football looks to rebound this week at W-H-A
BLACKDUCK — Blackduck gave Prairie Valley of Parkers Prairie all it could handle last Friday but Prairie Valley scored a touchdown in overtime to hand the Drakes a 20-14 football loss. Friday’s setback dropped Blackduck to 1-3 overall and in the Northstar Conference. The Drakes...
September 25, 2013 - 9:05pm
September 18, 2013
AREA PREP ROUNDUP: Bagley seeks third win this week at Pilager
BAGLEY — Bagley’s football team bounced Cass Lake-Bena from the ranks of the unbeaten last week as the Flyers stormed to a 20-6 lead and widened the final margin to 26-6. Last week’s victory upped Bagley’s overall and Northstar East Conference records to 2-1 while the Panthers...
September 18, 2013 - 11:20pm