Local students from Detroit Lakes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (DLBJJ) competed in their first tournament Saturday, July 14 in Minneapolis. DLBJJ opened this past April under the direction of Professor Diego Da Costa. After only three months of training, students made their Jiu-Jitsu competition debut at Minnesota's Largest round robin BJJ Tournament,Grappling Industries-Minneapolis.
Twelve Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) golfers, including Sydney Busker of Detroit Lakes, were honored with All-America Scholar recognition by the Women's Golf Coaches' Association (WGCA) earlier this week.
Former Detroit Lakes and University of North Dakota golfer Matty Tschider won the North Dakota Women’s Stroke Play Tournament in Minot July 9-10. Tschider shot rounds of 72 and 70 to win with a score of 142. Submitted photo.
The American Wrestling Federation (AWF) will take over Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center with a live brawl on Friday, July 27, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), or via the “Buy Tickets” tab on Shooting Star’s Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/ShootingStarCasino .
Nebraska's Kate Smith produced an impressive showing by tying for eighth at the 88th annual Women's Trans National Golf Association Amateur Championship at the Peach Tree Golf and Country Club in Maryville, Calif., July 9-13.
Registration for this year’s Laker Open golf tournament is available and will fill up fast. The tournament will be held at Detroit Country Club and Lakeview Golf Course Friday August 17. Entry fee is $95 per person. Make checks payable to “Laker Open”. The entry fee includes lunch, a tournament gift, 18 holes of golf, golf cart (2 per team), one drink ticket, door prizes, and dinner.
Frazee Post 15 improved to 5-3 in Legion baseball after a doubleheader sweep of New York Mills Tuesday, June 26 by scores of 4-2 and 5-3. Logan Wacker doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring Christian Weldon. Wacker led the Post 15 to victory on the hill. He surrendered two runs on five hits over seven innings, striking out nine and walking none.
Both games of Tuesday night’s doubleheader between the Bemidji American Legion baseball team and Detroit Lakes began and ended the same way. Henry Michalicek connected for a pair of lead-off home runs, and Centaur pitchers held the home team to a single run on the scoreboard to sweep the twinbill with scores of 13-1 and 12-1 at Washington Park.
Tucker Hibbert is continuing his efforts to raise money for Make-A-Wish® Foundation of Minnesota by leading a team at the 2018 Walk for Wishes® Twin Cities event. For the third consecutive year, Hibbert is bringing together fans, friends and family to join Team 68 and help grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses.
Detroit Lakes area Pickleball players recently welcomed the Chamber Ambassadors and the DL Street Department to help break ground for the new Pickleball courts in Peoples Park on Tuesday, June 12. After the DLPA fundraised $200,000, the courts are currently under construction by the City of DL Park Board. The six additional new courts will be available for play about mid-August.