Local girls compete at junior state championship

Jul 8, 2020
Local golfers competed in a variety of competitive events recently.  Jordyn Dicke competed in a Minny Tour event for girls in the age 10-12 division held at Mendota Heights Golf Course on June 30.  Jordyn fired a 52 to finish in sixth place in a field of 11 players.  “Jordyn did a great job in her...

Fishing brothers win at home

Jul 1, 2020
Brothers Christopher and Joseph Kujawa, of Lake City won the first AIM/Quest For The Best walleye tournament, taking $15,000 for first in a two-day event sponsored by Quality Flow Systems on the Mississippi River. “We wanted this event to be special, and it was, where some of the best in walleye...

Junior golfers compete at Mount Frontenac event

Jul 1, 2020
Mount Frontenac Golf Course held a PGA Junior Tour event on June 25 as four Lake City golfers, Jordana Windhorst-Knudsen, Ella Matzke, Emma Berge and Mattie Mears competed.Windhorst-Knudsen won the age 13-15 with a 79, followed by Matzke 87, Berge 99, and Mears 105.  Jordana and Ella went 1-2 in a...

Lake City junior bowlers earn Vegas spots

Jun 24, 2020
Gage Knutson, 16 (left) and Samantha Smith, 17 (right), both of Lake City, qualified for the second year in a row to bowl in the Junior Gold Championship Tournament.  They would have been heading to Las Vegas, Nev. in July for the competition.  The competition is made up of over 4,000 bowlers from...

Junior golfers compete in PGA Junior Tour events

Jun 24, 2020
Two Lake City golfers, Jordana Windhorst-Knudsen and Mattie Mears, competed in a Minnesota PGA Junior Tour event at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course in River Falls, Wis. on June 18.Windhorst-Knudsen won the age 13-15 division with an 84 while Mears shot 108 to place eighth in a field of 10 players.On...

Sports making a comeback

Jun 24, 2020
Young people are practicing sports together again at summer sports camps in Lake City. Lincoln High School principal and boys varsity basketball coach Greg Berge said camp organizers have created plans with specific sanitation and social distancing requirements. These have evolved as state...

Lake City golfers compete in senior showcase event

Jun 17, 2020
Two senior golfers, Ava Wallerich and Marah Rothgarn, of the Lake City girls golf team competed in the Girls Senior Showcase held at Bunker Hills Golf Course on June 10.The Minnesota PGA  offered this event as a way to honor the 2020 high school senior golfers who had their high school golf season...

Golfer records rare albatross

Jun 11, 2020
Thomas Huettl of Lake City carded a hole in one on the 365-yard par 4 seventh hole at Troy Burne Golf Club in Hudson, Wis. on Sunday, June 7.  Huettl, a member of the Concordia University golf team in St. Paul, was golfing with Concordia assistant coach Peter Maki.  Huettl used a driver to record...

Boys basketball holds cyber awards banquet

Apr 8, 2020
The Lake City boys basketball team held a cyber banquet via Zoom to celebrate numerous individual and team accomplishments during the 2019-20 season that saw the Tigers post a record of 24-4.  The season got off to an impressive start with a 65-54 win over perennial power Minneapolis North in the...

Heise among finalists 
for McDonald Award

Mar 11, 2020
Lake City High School senior Nate Heise is one of 12 finalists for the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association’s McDonald Award, which recognizes an outstanding high school senior basketball player. The award is named after Chilholm native Bob McDonald, who coached for 59 seasons and is one of...


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