Sports

Girls’ state run ends 
in quarterfinal game

Apr 7, 2021
The Lake City High School girls basketball team’s first trip to the state tournament in 37 years ended March 30 with a loss to New London-Spicer in Chanhassen. It was the final game as a Tiger for the team’s only senior, Grace Bany (pictured, at right). Bany was one of four members of this year’s...

Girls fall in state tourney to New London-Spicer

Apr 7, 2021
The Lake City Tiger girls basketball team headed to Chanhassen March 30 to take on New London-Spicer (NLS) in Lake City’s first state tournament appearance since 1984. NLS came out on top 78-49. Both teams struggled to get a basket to fall in the first few minutes of the game. The Tigers scored...

Elementary wrestling season concludes

Apr 7, 2021
Lake City Elementary wrestlers completed an abbreviated season a few weeks ago. The season consisted of six practices over a three-week period. “Our goal was to give the kids an opportunity to get some mat time and focus on fun and fundamentals. Competition is not a priority so even though the...

Max Balow records his 50th career pin

Mar 31, 2021
Lake City High School wrestler Max Balow reached the 50-pin mark at the super section wrestling meet on March 20. The junior led the team in pins this season with 17.

Big send-off for girls basketball team

Mar 31, 2021
Emergency vehicles and scores of well wishers were on hand at Lincoln High School to bid adieu to the Lake City High School girls basketball team Tuesday as it loaded the bus for Chanhassen and a state quarterfinal match-up with New London-Spicer. Excitement was high for the Lake City girls...

‘Fall to Grace’ author event is April 8

Mar 31, 2021
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a book talk with Minnesota author Kerry Casey. This Zoom event takes place on Thursday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Casey, who also wrote the “Fall to Grace” trilogy and the stand-alone novel “Runt,” will discuss his...

Wrestlers compete at an unusual state meet

Mar 31, 2021
The high school wrestling season came to a close this weekend with the state meet at St. Michael-Albertville High School. 132 pound senior Luke Skifton, 145 pound junior Jonathan Harvey, 152 pound senior Joe Kozlowski and 285 junior Max Balow represented Lake City at the event This year’s tourney...

With section title, girls are state bound

Mar 31, 2021
The Lake City Tigers qualified for the team’s first state tournament since 1984 with a 37-35 victory over Goodhue in the Section 1AA championship game on March 25. A full-game recap appears on page 8 of this issue. The first round for the No. 4-seeded Tigers was scheduled for Tuesday, March 30, at...

Tiger girls come from behind to win Section 1AA title

Mar 31, 2021
The Lake City High School girls basketball team is headed for the state tournament for the first time in 37 years after defeating Goodhue 37-35 in the Section 1AA title game. Lake City, the No. 2 seed, and and No. 4 seed Goodhue met for the title game on March 25 at Century High School in...

Norlund commits to play softball at RCTC

Mar 31, 2021
Senior Lake City softball player Jamee Norlund committed to play for Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) on Saturday, Feb. 27. Norlund is a returning letter winner who plans to attend RCTC in the fall and play for the school’s softball team. She will finish out her high school...

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