DL News Staff
Judge John Knapp Sr., 90, of Avon, Minn., died Thursday, May 18. Services pending at Miller-Carlin-Brenny Funeral Homes, Albany, Minn.
The Frazee softball team pulled itself to the top of the Heart O'Lakes Conference Thursday after topping the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels in a rematch of an earlier game in which the Rebels defeated the Lady Hornets on their home field by the score of 6-4. This time the Lady Hornets had to travel to DGF to take the Rebels on at their home turf and the Green was up for the challenge by pouncing on the first-place Lady Rebels 22-2 win. The Lady Hornets had their best offensive production of the year with the 22 runs being created by 18 Hornet hits.
The polish is being applied on the Detroit Lakes boys' golf team as they prepare for its final push into the regular season and into the Section 8-2A meet May 29-30. The Lakers finished in the top five in each of their last two meets, taking second in the two-day Fargo North Invite Friday and Saturday with a score of 624 and fourth in the Moorhead meet Tuesday with a 301. DL finished 24 strokes behind Fargo South in the two-day meet this past weekend, as Josh Herzog tied for fourth place with a 12-over 154 after shooting a 79 Friday and a four-over par 75 Saturday.
55-over softball league notice There will be an organizational meeting for the Men's Slowpitch Softball League for players 55 and over at the Shorewood Pub Wednesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. League play will start Wednesday, June 7. For more information, call Kermit Kruger at 846-0805, Ken Pearson at 439-3056 or Roger Lee at 847-7324. Ladies Lakeview Golf League to start The Ladies Lakeview Golf League will start Tuesday nights at 5:45 p.m. To register, call before 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at 847-8942. For more information, contact Diane Gorden at 847-2218 or Marlene Hanson at 847-7215.
Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon has assigned two deputies to assist families with Internet safety concerns. The decision also includes the aid of Arvig Communications System and a volunteer computer technician employee. Gordon said the decision to help parents was based, in part, on data released by the Minnesota Attorney General's Office about teenagers being victimized by predators using the Internet to "chat" online. According to the state Attorney General's Office: 42 percent of parents do not monitor the content of messages sent and received by the children. 50 percent of t
The Detroit Lakes baseball team had the appropriate answer to a bleak showing against Thief River Falls Friday with a sweep of Mid-State Conference foe Wadena-Deer Creek Tuesday. After the Prowlers showed DL the door twice at Washington Ballpark under some glum weather conditions by the scores of 11-1 and 13-0, the Lakers rebounded with a conference sweep on the road in Wadena with victories of 4-2 and 10-6. "(The guys) played solid ball," said DL head coach Steve Fuhs. "They hit the ball well and made good contact.
By PAUL DUFFNEY Detroit Lakes Newspapers The rematch between the Frazee Hornets and Pelican Rapids Vikings carried little resemblance of the teams' first match up. Frazee coach Joe Sailer became a prognosticator when he proclaimed after a 17-0 victory at Pelican that the "...next game could be completely different against these guys, because they are a good team." Sailer's prediction came out true as the Vikings were a different team in a 4-1 victory over the Hornets Tuesday.
The Detroit Lakes boys' tennis team took their shot at the Mid-State Conference title by loading up their doubles, with the plan producing two championships and a runner-up duo. But the Lakers fell short of the conference banner, finishing third with 22 points, while Staples-Motley took top honors with 27 and Park Rapids second at 25. The Lakers filled their singles slots with younger players, who played well, but not quite enough to tip the scales in their favor. Seniors Shawn Gode and Sam Neitzke sealed a Mid-State championship in No.