Archive | January 24, 2012

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Pierz boys basketball team has already demonstrated it can win games with its offense. On Friday, the Pioneers used a shutdown defensive effort to produce a victory, limiting host Kimball Area to 28 percent shooting from the field en route to a 62-38 win. Pierz led 34-22 at [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Led by junior Josh Wenzel with 19 points, the Little Falls boys basketball team ran all over host Princeton, Friday, winning 83-53. Seniors Matt Valentine (14) and Tom Smith (13) joined Wenzel in double figures, with Smith distributing four assists. Also contributing to Little Falls’ well-rounded offense were sophomore [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Joyce E. Cameron, 80 year old resident of Little Falls, MN passed away Saturday, January 21, 2012 at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls, MN. Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, January 27, 2012 at First United Church in Little Falls with Rev. Damen Heitmann officiating. Burial will be at Scandia [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Upsala boys basketball team opened up a 35-22 halftime lead, then continued to stretch it further, Friday, earning a 76-42 home win over Royalton. Junior Andy Nelson and sophomore Christian Pekarek led nine different Cardinals in the scoring column with 17 points apiece, followed in double figures by [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com With roughly one month left in the regular season for most area teams, here are a look at some of the potential section match-ups for several of the area’s top teams looking at trying to make a run at state.   Boys Basketball   Little Falls (11-2) The Flyers [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Maple Lake dealt the Holdingford boys basketball team a 57-30 Central Minnesota Conference home loss, Friday. Junior Alex Hiltner led the Huskers offensively with eight points, while juniors Sam Butler, Beau Maciej and Cody Schwinghammer each added five points. Sophomore Cody Bialka (4), senior Caleb Gosiak (2) and sophomore [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Junior Marissa Evans scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds to help the Swanville girls basketball team hold off St. John’s Prep 59-44, Thursday. Junior Tiffany Barthel had 11 points and five assists, sophomore Nikki Primus picked up eight points and nine rebounds and junior Abbey Schultz added seven [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

April close could be possible this year By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol Reporter Lawmakers return to the State Capitol this week with the freedom to pack up and go home early, and arguably with compelling reasons to do so. Unlike in many recent legislative sessions, lawmakers are under no obligation to patch a leaky state [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow