Sports

The Little Falls boys and girls track and field teams are good at setting the bar high. And even better at clearing it. The Flyers, which swept first place at last year’s Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) meet, sent three individuals on to state, all in field events, with senior pole vaulter Rachelle LeBlanc returning to [...]

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At this rate, the St. Cloud State University men’s cross country team may need to change its name to Little Falls University. A third Little Falls distance runner signed on with the Huskies, Wednesday, as Little Falls senior Cam Smith signed a National Letter of Intent to compete on the St. Cloud State cross country [...]

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Emily Stark is going to have a hard time coming up with a better second act. In her freshman season at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the Little Falls graduate Stark helped the Falcons reach the NCAA Division III Frozen Four in Plattsburgh, N.Y., ending with a third-place finish. Stark scored three goals and had [...]

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Little Falls graduate Whitney Weisz, a sophomore on the San Diego State University women’s swimming and diving team, was part of a 200-yard freestyle relay team that earned All-American honorable mention honors at the NCAA Division I meet held in Minneapolis, March 20 – 22. The relay team took sixth place in the consolation final, [...]

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106 pounds Brandon Ortman, freshman, Pierz Pierz had the luxury of starting off almost every dual with a win this season thanks to Ortman, who posted a record of 35-7. One of his biggest wins was his last, knocking off an individual state place winner to help the Pioneers advance in the consolation semifinals at [...]

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Little Falls graduate Dan Kornbaum, a senior on the Augsburg College men’s basketball team, was named an NCAA Division III All-America second team member Thursday. Kornbaum is only the ninth player in Augsburg history to receive the honor and the first since Devean George in 1999, who went on to play in the NBA. Earlier [...]

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It started as a means to get better at other sports. It turned out the athletes were pretty good at this one too. In its first year of existence, the Little Falls Weightlifting Club saw its first state champion crowned at the Minnesota State High School Olympic Weightlifting Championships held at Lakeville South, March 8, [...]

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Little Falls graduate Manon Gammon-Deering, a junior on the College of St. Benedict’s women’s track and field team, has qualified for the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships. Gammon-Deering will compete as part of the Blazers’ distance medley relay team, which had the 11th-best adjusted qualifying time of 11:51.75. The relay team also set [...]

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Little Falls graduate Dan Kornbaum, a senior on the Augsburg College men’s basketball team, was selected to participate in the NCAA Division III all-star game, to be held in Salem, Va., March 22. Kornbaum earned the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year Award this season and was named one of 10 finalists for [...]

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