Tucker Hibbert will enter his 18th professional snocross season this weekend in Duluth, Minn. at the first stop of the 2017/2018 ISOC National Snocross tour. The 26th annual Duluth National kicks off the eight-stop, 17-round tour that’s rooted in the Midwest and stretches from the Rocky Mountains to the Northeast U.S.
The Fort Thunder Shooting Sports Center in Perham finished up the trap and skeet combo league recently. The first place team was Bronson Electric. The team consisted of Roy Bronson, Wayne Bronson, Dale Schultz, Keith Schwichtenberg and Ryan Bronson. Second place went to the Fort Thunder Shooting Center team, which consisted of Roger Sweere, Mark Ceynowa, LeRoy Atkinson, Tyler Sazama and Corey Clark.
A 61-year-old Sebeka man was killed Monday when the semi-truck he was driving hit another truck at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and Minnesota Highway 27 in Grant County. The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the driver as Joseph Cecil Hensel. He was not wearing a seat belt. The state patrol said the other driver, Alan Lee Powell, 63, of Mexico, Missouri, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.
All Thursday Minnesota section playoff volleyball matches for Class 2A, Section 8, Class 1A, Section 8, and Class 1A, Section 6 have been postponed to Friday due to weather.
In September, the Mahnomen-Waubun co-op decided on a nickname and team colors. Now, the Thunderbirds have a logo. The new logo is attached, but the light blue will be teal. Designer Dayton Berreth could not do teal with the program used to create the logo. The Mahnomen-Waubun co-op begins in the winter high school season and will be in all sports for the 2018-19 school year.
Former Laker Emma Maguire (2016) went undefeated in three doubles matches with partner Breanna McDonald as the Valley City State University Viking Club Tennis team opened their season with a first place finish at the inaugural MSUM Dragon Invitational this past Saturday in Moorhead.
Nick Dehler captured the Men’s Club tournament title at Maple Hills Golf Course shooting a net score of 61.8. Jordan Priem was the medalist with a round of 74. Len Hanson (62.4), Kyle Kieselhorst (65.6), Brian Petz (68.6), Dan Sprague (69) and Gerry Martin (69.4) posted other low scores. Kieselhorst was the runner-up to Priem with a 78; Aaron Cumming shot a third place score fo 79.
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) Legacy Fund has awarded the Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes with a $36,795 grant to help support its “Recreation on the Go” project.
The Midwest's premier mixed martial arts promotional company is headed to the North Country for the first time since 2016. Driller Promotions, Minnesota's top promotional company, is bringing its brand of high-paced, action-packed MMA to Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen on Saturday, Sept. 30. It's the first time Driller has ventured to Shooting Star.
Bison senior and former Laker Natalie Roth captured individual medalist honors for the second straight season to help the North Dakota State University women's golf team win the Omaha Invitational Team Championship on Saturday, Sept. 2, at ArborLinks Golf Course.