DL News Staff
By PAUL DUFFNEY Detroit Lakes Newspapers The Detroit Lakes baseball team started off a bit sluggishly while hosting the Staple-Motley Cardinals Thursday, but the Lakers made up for their slow start with a much improved game two of the double-header, taking it by the score of 12-5 after losing the opener 7-4. "Give credit to Staples, they came out in the first game an played well," said DL head coach Steve Fuhs. "They made the plays when they had to and got a few big hits. We did not do the same." Staples-Motley scored two runs in the second inning off pitcher Matt Huberty.
By BRIAN WIERIMA firstname.lastname@example.org Over the course of the 2006 season, the Detroit Lakes boys' tennis team has had its share of narrow defeats, but Thursday in Park Rapids, that narrow loss turned into a close win at the end. The Lakers outlasted their Mid-State Conference counterpart Panthers 4-3, which included a trio of three-set matches in singles play alone -- with DL winning two of them to tip the scales their way. "The guys have worked long and hard, but have come up short in most of their matches," said DL head coach Jim Hinson.
The Detroit Lakes softball team held a share of the Mid-State Conference lead Thursday in Staples, but unfortunately, it was short-lived. After making a 5-3 comeback victory in game one against the Cardinals, the Lakers lost 11-1 in the nightcap to slip back into second place in the conference with a Mid-State record of 8-2. The first-game win over the Cardinals was Staples-Motley's first loss of the season, as DL rallied in the top of the seventh inning for three runs to nab a 5-3 lead. DL pitcher Steph Wilson put the Cardinals down in the bottom of the seventh to secure the win.
Dylan Savary tossed a four-inning shutout, while Josh Hoskins picked up where his Frazee teammate ended by shutting out visiting Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton for a 4-0 Hornet victory Thursday. Savary and Hoskins combined for the HOL win, putting Frazee's record at 6-2 in the conference and 8-4 overall and dropping the Rebels' record to 6-3 in the HOL and 7-6 overall. Frazee picked an unearned run in the first when Jesse Oelfke reached on an error to lead off the game.
DL Boosters to meet Monday The Detroit Lakes Sports Boosters Club will meet Monday at noon inside the Eagles Club in DL. The Boosters will be recognizing the two and three-sport athletes who have achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher. Tappe earns scholarship at SCSU DLHS graduate Shane Tappe was honored with the Olga B. Satre Hart Memorial Scholarship For Athletics in the College of Education at St. Cloud State University. Tappe is a senior wrestler at SCSU majoring in industrial technology in Education. The scholarship was in the amount of $2,000 and Tappe carries a GPA of 3.45.
April 9, 1935-April 21, 2006 Alice was born to Adolph and Bertha Ratz on April 9, 1935 in Hobart Township, Otter Tail County. She graduated from Frazee High School. After graduation, she married Marlyn Sheldrup, whom she later divorced. Alice lived in several Minnesota communities, including Brooklyn Center, Marshall, and Mankato. After leaving Minnesota, she lived in California, Arkansas, and Montana. After living in many places, and gathering many friends, Alice finally found her true calling as an artist, specializing in watercolors.
It was a sweet idea few lawmakers could oppose. Minnesota senators set aside politically charged topics Wednesday to consider what some called an issue of "core" importance. They voted 53-4 to designate the Honeycrisp apple as the official state fruit. Sen. Brian LeClair, R-Woodbury, introduced the apple bill last year at the request of students from a Bayport school in his legislative district.
The Leech Lake Reservation Tribal Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Paradise Room of the Palace Casino to solicit input from Local Indian Councils and other constituents concerning a proposed RTC resolution to banish a tribal member from all Leech Lake tribal premises and communities within reservation boundaries. Wakinyon Wakan McArthur, 27, reportedly a high-ranking gang member, is currently incarcerated in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud on conviction for second-degree murder.
A big first day for No. 6 ranked Woodbury boys' golf team paced the field of 12 teams during the Detroit Lakes Northwest Classic at the Detroit Country Club, enabling the team from the south to take a comfortable lead into the second day and ultimately take the win with a 592. Even though the Lakers couldn't take their own tournament, DL still towered over a tough field by finishing second to Woodbury with a mark of 607. The Lakers trailed Woodbury by nine strokes after Friday's competition, shooting a 302.
By PAUL DUFFNEY Detroit Lakes Newspapers How can two games be played with completely different styles end with the same result? When the same team wins both games. That was the story Thursday, as the Lakers hosted the Perham Yellowjackets in softball. The first game was a high scoring affair, with the two teams combining for 24 runs. The second was a pitchers' duel, with only three runners crossing home plate.