Pioneer Staff Reports
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake American Legion will host their last famous Red Lake walleye supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Legion Club in Cass Lake.
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Historical Society recently announced "Free Friday" at the Beltrami County History Center in September. “Free Friday,” sponsored by First National Bank Bemidji, will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 4 at the history center, 130 Minnesota Ave. SW. Those who visit during these extended hours will receive free admission to the History Center's “Trails Through Time” and “Good Sports of the North” exhibits. There will also be First Friday artwork on display from Gallery North.
BEMIDJI -- Local and area residents can help "Freeze Out Cancer" by getting their "Frozen" picture taken at Relay For Life at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. The Relay For Life event runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m on July 11. Team "Pharmacy Phanatics" will have photo opportunities with Elsa, Olaf and Kristoff from the movie "Frozen" from noon to 4 p.m. Costumes are available but participants must bring a camera. There is a suggested donation of $10, and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life.
WALKER, Minn. -- Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said Saturday he would not have an update on a shooting at a residence near the shores of Leech Lake until he receives a report from the medical examiner.
BEMIDJI — Bemidji State women’s basketball coach Mike Curfman announced Thursday that Haley Zerr committed to the Beavers’ basketball program and will enroll at the university next fall. “With a young team overall, we were looking for a specific player, capable of scoring in a number of ways and we are excited to add Haley to our program,” Curfman said in a press release. Zerr, a Shakopee native, is a 5 foot, 9 inch guard. During the 2013-14 season, Zerr averaged 14.4 points per game for a total of 404 points in 28 games played.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Junior Jeffrey Shermoen carded 153 (+13) at the par-71, 6,582-yard St. Joseph Country Club in St.
MILACA — Both Bemidji cross country teams finished in the top three at Saturday’s Milaca Mega Meet at Stones Throw Golf Course. The Lumberjacks girls team finished second out of 27 teams in the Class 4A race while the boys took third out of 25 teams. The girls scored 88 points with three top-10 finishers to finish behind team winners East Ridge, who led the field with 69. Moorhead was third with a score of 142. Jenna Truedson placed second overall in the race with a time of 14 minutes, 21.2 seconds.
Brandon Veale Houghton (Mich.) Daily Mining Gazette HOUGHTON, Mich. — Bemidji State opened the young season with a victory and a hard-fought defeat Friday in its first two matches at Michigan Tech’s Keweenaw Classic. The Beavers swept Lake Superior State 3-0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-10) in the morning session before falling to the hosts 3-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-23, 25-22) in the afternoon matchup. BSU head coach Wayne Chadwick thought it was a mixed bag for the Beavers on the first day. “First day of the year.
BEMIDJI — Kylei Grosfield set a new pool record in diving, and Bemidji won five other events, as the Lumberjacks topped both Grand Forks Central and Grand Forks Red River in a double dual meet here Friday. Bemidji beat Red River 110.5-73.5 and topped Central 109-77. Central also beat city Rivals Red River 98-85. Aside from Grosfield, who scored a 263.95 to beat her own record, Morgan Williams won the 50 freestyle with a time of 27.03 seconds while Libby McRae won both the 500 freestyle (5 minutes, 37.88 seconds) and the 100 backstroke (1:16.94). BHS also won two relay events.
FARGO — Just a day after taking the field for their first official practice Monday, Bemidji State’s soccer season officially opened Tuesday with an exhibition game against Division I North Dakota State. The Beavers kept it close but the Bison scored twice and held on to win 2-1. NDSU’s two goals — one in the 23rd minute by Anisha Kinnerath and another in the 55th minute by Lauren Miller — were highlighted by assists from Jaclyn Scanlan.