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Northside vs. Southside: Game under lights brings back memories

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It was the game under the lights. One that drew a crowd of 500 people. One that people still remember and reminisce about.

It was Sept. 4, 1950, and the Northside Eagles were taking on the Southside Colonels at Washington Park. Admission was 25 cents for adults and free for children. It was Detroit Lakes' two kid teams pitted against each other.


"It was quite a thrill," Wendell Stonelake said of the two teams facing off.

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