The Sundown League celebrated their season at the Sunlite on Monday, April 22. This year's winning team was Voyageur Lanes. Members of the team were Brenda Lund, Carrie Muhlenkort, Cyndi Kjos, Kristi Amell and Dorothea Haugrud. Kristi Amell took home the top honors having the high individual average of 198, high scratch game of 255 and high scratch series of 654. Michele Waldera had the top handicap game with 280 and
Detroit Lakes Boys Basketball Summer Camp SITE: Detroit Lakes Middle School Coaches: Coach Eckhoff, Coach Okeson, Coach Bergmann DATE/TIMES: Grade levels are for the 2019-2020 school year. You are not expected to be at each day, just come when it works. We are flexible! June 3,4,5,6
The Youth Scholarship Bowling Tournament was held on Thursday, April 18 at the Voyageur Lanes. Zeke Olson took home the top honors after out-bowling Chloe Leegard who placed second, followed by Joe Skinner, third place and Zane Weaver took fourth place. To qualify for the finals, all participants bowled three games. The top four scorers then bowled in a head-to-head competition.
Driller Promotions makes a highly-anticipated return to beautiful Detroit Lakes and Kent Freeman Arena Saturday, May 18 bringing mixed martial arts back to the Lakes area. No Mercy X is headlined by Thief River Falls native Reese Hernandez taking on Las Vegas resident BJ Lacy in a rematch of their previous fight which was scored a draw.
Registration for Detroit Lakes Youth Football is open for students entering grades 4-6 this coming fall. Detroit Lakes is a member of the FM Athletics Youth Football league beginning its 48th season and consists of about 70 teams with over 1,500 players in Western Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota. The organization is a non-profit corporation and all board members are volunteers.
The Minnesota Vikings announce the team has agreed in principle to a multi-year contract extension with wide receiver Adam Thielen.
The Sinking Mermaid team captured the bowling championship of the Ship Shape League to polish off the 2018-19 season. Members of the team were: Leanne Comstock, Jean Poehler, Peg Harstad, April Foltz, Peggy Makey and Sharon DeMay. Winners of the league and other individual awards were announced at the League's banquet held on Wednesday, April 10 at the Cormorant Pub.
North Dakota State freshman Maddie Herzog has been named the Summit League Women's Golfer of the Week.
Seniors Breanna Price and Lauryn Manning both earned spots on the Mid-State all-conference girls basketball team for the 2018-19 season. Fellow seniors Emily Larson and Ellie Lunde earned honorable mention. The Lakers finished 12-15 overall and were 5-5 in conference play finishing in a tie with Park Rapids Area for fourth place.
Youth bowling tournaments in three divisions were sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Bowling Association in late January. The tournaments were held in elementary, middle school and high school divisions. Layla DeGroat was the top bowler in the elementary division with a handicap score of 676.