In a meet featuring more than 1,700 athletes, North Dakota head coach Kevin Galbraith saw plenty of his own stand out this weekend at the South Dakota State Indoor Classic. Junior pole vaulter Kyley Foster broke her own school record, a pair of throwers captured event titles, and several other Fighting Hawks garnered top-10 finishes at the two-day competition.
The women's 4x400m relay team of Hannah Sankey, Delia Labatt, Erin Alpers, and AddieKay Johnson (Detroit Lakes) smashed the school record by running 3:55.50 on their way to the victory. That is the second best time in that event this year within NCAA Division III. "Those girls blew me away," says Head Coach Andrew Rock. "We knew they were fit, but I did not expect them to go that fast. Grinnell puts on a competitive meet and our ladies stepped up."
Driller Fights is back with three professional and eight amateur fights at No Mercy VII Saturday, Feb. 10 at Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen. It will be the second straight Mixed Martial Arts night of action-packed fights in Mahnomen. The inaugural show took place there September 30 and was completely sold out.
University of North Dakota junior pole vaulter Kyley Foster was named the Big Sky Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week on Monday for her record-breaking performance at Saturday’s UND Indoor Open.
Every new venture fills a void. The Minnesota High School Basketball Hall of Fame committee has exactly that in mind. High school basketball in the state recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, and now those who have made the game special will be honored and recognized.
Over 50 snowmobile enthusiasts took to the trails this past Saturday in ULTRA club’s Classic Cruise. Riding sleds built from the 1960’s to 2018 everyone enjoyed the warm weather, good food and the stories that go with riding and wrenching the vintage models. Sponsored by the ULTRA snowmobile club, and organized by Wayne Schlauderaff, the group met at the fairgrounds and rode the Vergas Trails.
Tucker Hibbert added another weekend sweep to his record book with dominant back-to-back wins in the pro finals at the ISOC National Snocross tour’s stop in Deadwood, SD. Knowing Hibbert’s history of jaw-dropping rides on the tight, rough track packed into the Days of ’76 Rodeo grounds, fans showed up in droves with the hope of seeing the 10-time champion put on a show.
Tucker Hibbert will take his 225th and 226th career starts this weekend at the Deadwood Snocross National in Deadwood, SD. Hibbert has a rich history of putting on a show at this event, including his last-to-first place ride for his 100th Pro National victory in 2015.
The Frazee girls basketball team got off to a strong start and bolted out to a 15-4 lead enroute to a 60-58 Heart O’ Lakes Conference overtime victory over the Cowgirls in Breckenridge Friday. Senior Aina Olson had two points in the game but her bucket was the biggest. “She made a great read on an out-of-bounds play and finished it in overtime,” Hornet head coach Jason Reierson said.
The Detroit Lakes fifth grade boys and sixth and ninth grade girls basketball teams will play in the Pacesetter Region 6 basketball tournament held at Moorhead High School April 14-15. All teams in the tournament will play three to four games in one day. The Region 6 champion will be invited to play in the Minnesota Youth Basketball State Championships in Maple Grove in June.