By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The sixth annual S.A.M. Slam took place July 19 at the Little Falls Community Middle School tennis courts. While little known in the community, people come from across the country to participate in the fundraiser. Held in honor of Stephanie Ann Marshik (S.A.M.), $4,000 was raised this year for the Coborn [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com The Little Falls and Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Upsala-Swanville Area (LPGE/USA) girls tennis teams wrapped up their seasons with individual section play. Little Falls competed in the Section 8AA tournament at Sartell, Saturday, with the Thunder playing in the Section 6A tournament at Sartell, Monday. Sophomore McKenzie Barth won her first-round [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Little Falls didn’t drop a set in four singles matches en route to taking down host Mora 5-2 in Tuesday’s Granite Ridge Conference opener. The Flyers were led by the freshmen duo of Arielle Emerson and Angela Meschke at the top two spots, with Emerson sailing 6-2, 6-0 and [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com Pierz girls tennis vs. Wadena-Deer Creek photo gallery Pierz swept through three doubles matches to beat visiting Wadena-Deer Creek (WDC), and the lightning, Thursday. Before inclement weather stopped play with the No. 1 singles match tied in a third-set tiebreak, the Pioneers rolled in doubles action to net the [...]
Upsala’s Sierra Halverson, a freshman on the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE) women’s tennis team, was named to the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, given to student-athletes with grade-point averages of 3.25 or higher. SIUE finished with the greatest percentage of student-athletes on the honor roll in its conference in women’s tennis.
Upsala graduate Sierra Halverson, a freshman on the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville women’s tennis team, helped the Cougars sweep Chicago State 4-0, March 2. Halverson teamed up for an 8-3 win in doubles competition before earning a 6-0, 6-4 win in singles action.
Area scores and highlights from Thursday, Sept. 27: Volleyball: Little Falls 3, Milaca 1 Visiting Milaca won the first set, but Little Falls rolled the rest of the way, winning 20-25, 25-10, 25-23, 25-20. Senior Noelle Kurowski planted 14 kills and sophomore Kendra Pohlman added 12 more for the Flyers, with junior Stephanie Wardarski passing [...]
Area sports action from Thursday included: Volleyball: Pierz 3, Kimball Area 1 After splitting the first two sets, Pierz pulled away for a 25-15, 23-25, 26-24, 25-15 win at Kimball Area, Thursday, improving to 3-0 in Central Minnesota Conference play. Junior Bridget Bednar had 14 kills and 11 digs, senior Anna Welle posted 10 kills and [...]
Little Falls Community Services will organize adult tennis leagues for the summer. The leagues will be co-ed doubles to play Monday evenings, women’s doubles to play Wednesday evenings and men’s doubles to play Thursday evenings. League play will start the week of June 4 and finish at the end of August. The entry fee is [...]