Junior Halle Jordan of Detroit Lakes scored the game-winning goal in the Cobbers' 3-0 win against Hamline in women’s soccer Saturday in Moorhead.

Jordan was one of three Cobbers to score their second goal of the season.

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Jordan’s winner came at 42:08. Abby Westbee doubled the lead at 49:10 before Klara Beinhorn finished off the score sheet at 66:55.

All three players also tied, or broke, their single-season goal record. Jordan had a pair of goals last season as her career high. Beinhorn's previous top total was one and Westbee continues to find the net after entering the season without a goal.

All four of the Cobbers (4-4) victories have been shutouts, each a 3-0 win.

Dragon’s win big in Bismarck


Sophomore receiver Jake Richter of Detroit Lakes had five catches for 67 yards and a touchdown for the Minnesota State University Moorhead football team in a 48-20 victory over the University of Mary Saturday night at the Community Bowl in Bismarck, N.D.

Sophomore defensive lineman Darius Woods-Steichen of Mahnomen-Waubun had two sacks and a forced fumble. Senior linebacker Casey Paskey of Detroit Lakes had three solo tackels and one assist.

MSUM is now 3-1 overall and in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while UMary fell to 0-4 overall and in the league. It is the first time MSUM has started 3-1 since the 2015 season. MSUM will retain the Paddle trophy for a fourth straight year.

Over the past two games, MSUM has outscored its opponents 62-7 in the first half.

The Dragons outgained the Marauders 507-279, including 281-137 through the air.

Cobbers roll over Hamline

Concordia scored on seven straight possessions from the end of the first quarter until the end of the third quarter and beat Hamline 55-0. The Cobbers put up 27 points in the second quarter as they put up their second straight 50-point game. Concordia's Black Shirt defense held Hamline to only 37 total yards and two first downs as they recorded their second straight shutout over Hamline.

Sophomore defensive lineman Carson Tunheim had two solo tackles and one assist. Former NCE/UH Titan Isaac Stene added a solo tackle. Mahnomen’s Tommy Pavek had one catch for 11 yards.

Top 10 Busker heads to final MIAC championship


Former Laker and St. Catherine University senior captain Sydney Busker (82-81-163) shaved a stroke off her first 18 holes to finish at +17 in a tie for 12th place overall at the St. Kate's Fall Golf Invitational.

The Wildcats finished in second place overall out of 11 teams behind only Carleton College.

Busker has a season stroke average of 78.9 headed into her final Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship this coming weekend at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker.

Busker is currently ranked among the top 10 in the conference.

Smith in action for Huskers midweek

Nebraska junior Kate Smith (Detroit Lakes, Minn.) is coming off her 10th top 10 finish of her career to open the season. Smith tied for sixth with an even-par 216 over 54 holes, including a final-round 70 at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic in Colorado.

The Huskers return to Colorado for the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Red Sky Golf Club in Vail Sept 24-26.

Smith’s final round 70 in the season-opener is the 17th below par round of her career and it lowered her career stroke average to a school-record 73.70 over 63 rounds as a Husker.

Smith is the latest in a nearly continuous flow of Huskers from the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Cassie Deeg (Hugo, 2013-16), Steffi Neisen (New Prague, 2011-14), Chrissie McArdle (Eden Prairie, 2004-07) and Jackie Beste (2003-06) were all standout golfers for the Big Red.

The 2018-19 season marks the ninth straight year Nebraska has had a Minnesota golfer in its lineup.