Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14.
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DETROIT LAKES — Detroit Lakes avoided a fourth consecutive shutout on a late goal by Garret Armstrong, but dropped a fourth game in a row in a 2-1 loss to the Crookston Pirates Friday afternoon at Rotary Fields. “It felt good to get a score,” Head Coach Justin Wegleitner said. “It’s just too bad we couldn’t capitalize on our scoring opportunities earlier. We’re dumping the ball in, just not getting underneath it.”
WAUBUN — The Waubun Bombers shutout the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears 18-0 behind 195 yards rushing on 29 carries by quarterback Jordan Spaeth Thursday evening in non-conference, intersection football. “So proud of our effort,” Waubun Head Coach Paul Clark said. “Our boys gave up a lot of pounds to Clearbrook-Gonvick but wore them down with guts and determination.”
DETROIT LAKES — The Laker boys soccer team fell to 1-3 after a 5-0 defeat to a talented West Ottertail United Storm club (3-1), led on offense by junior Kjetil Nielsen with a hat trick Thursday evening at Rotary Fields. United is a co-op between Hillcrest Lutheran Academy, Pelican Rapids High School, and Underwood High School. The Storm took command early and maintained ball possession in the offensive zone consistently. Nielsen scored his first goal in the 13th minute for a 1-0 lead.
DETROIT LAKES — Head coach Flint Motschenbacher, in his 17th year, leads the Detroit Lakes Lakers football team into the 2014 season against first-year head coach Adam Roland's Fargo North Spartans at Mollberg Field Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Detroit Lakes comes off a 9-2 season last year ending in a second consecutive state playoff appearance where the Lakers were knocked out by DeLasalle in the quarterfinals at St. Cloud State University November 9. This year's team will have many new faces at the skill positions, led under center by starting quarterback Christian Hedstrom.
North Dakota State College of Science Defensive Back Casey Paskey, a 2014 Detroit Lakes graduate, was chosen as the MCAC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in a 61-12 Wildcat season-opening victory at Itasca Community College Saturday, Aug.
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DETROIT LAKES — Staples-Motley and Moorhead swept the Detroit Lakes girls tennis team in a home triangular Tuesday. The Cardinals defeated Detroit Lakes 6-1. Moorhead pulled out the deciding match in a 4-3 victory. Staples-Motley comes into the year after making the Class 1A state tournament last season and dominated all four singles matches dropping only six games in eight sets.
DETROIT LAKES — The Laker volleyball team got their season off on a different note compared to the last four seasons with a season-opening victory. Detroit Lakes defeated Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 3-1 (25-22, 13-25, 25-17, 25-17) in non-conference action Tuesday evening. Winning the opening game was a first in five seasons for head coach Jim Wood.
STAPLES — The Laker boys cross country team got off to a fast start taking the team title of the Cardinal Invitational Monday at Vintage Golf Course. DL sprinted to the win behind senior Matthew Lundstrom’s runner-up finish in a time of 16:37.30. Lundstrom was only topped by Park Rapids’ number one runner Isaac Overmyer (16:19.18). Overmyer placed fourth at last year’s Class A state meet and is known to attack from anywhere in the pack, typically, finding his way to the front.
DETROIT LAKES — Grace Livermore outswam 137 other swimmers in the backstroke to take the top spot improving on her runner-up performance in last season’s opener and the host Lakers won the team title at the Laker Pentathlon at BTD Aquatics Center Monday afternoon.