Sports

Fourth grade boys open season with tournament victory

Dec 10, 2015
The Lake City Tiger fourth grade boys basketball team took first place in their first tournament of the season at Byron High School.  They defeated Byron 1, Byron 2 and Southland to finish as tournament champs. Shown above, front row, from left: Karch Hegge, Hunter Lorenson, Thomas Brand and Coach...

Tiger dance team opens season at Apple Valley invitational

Dec 10, 2015
The Lake City Tiger dance team opened their season on Dec. 5 at the Apple Valley invitational.  Lake City finished in fifth place. This week they will be performing at the Zumbrota-Mazeppa invitational on Saturday, beginning at noon. Dance team members include, front row, from left: Morgan Schreck...

Wrestlers bow in opener

Dec 10, 2015
The Lake City Tiger wrestling team started the season last Friday as they dropped a 64-9 dual to third ranked Zumbrota-Mazeppa.  Then on Saturday the Tigers finished seventh in the Ellsworth Invitational as they placed five wrestlers in the top six at their weights.  Sophomore Tanner Frank placed...

JV wrestlers compete in Wabasha-Kellogg tourney

Dec 10, 2015
The Tiger’s junior varsity (JV) wrestlers participated in their opening tournament this past weekend in Wabasha.  Thirteen of the young Tiger wrestlers traveled south to compete against several southeast Minnesota schools including Plainview, Kasson-Mantorville, La Crescent, Hastings, and St....

Ranked Tiger boys win third straight

Dec 3, 2015
Free throws proved to be the difference as the ninth-ranked Lake City High School boys basketball team notched a hard-fought victory at Pine Island on Tuesday night 63-56 to open Hiawatha Valley League conference play. The Tigers made 18 of 26 shots from the charity stripe, including nine of 12 the...

Girls basketball team overcomes slow start to win season-opener

Dec 3, 2015
After opening their season on the wrong end of a 10-0 run, the Lake City High School girls basketball team bounced back to defeat Zumbrota-Mazeppa 53-48. The Tigers took the lead with three minutes left in the first half and never relinquished it, according to first year head coach Drew Olinger. “...

Former wrestling coach returns with a new perspective

Dec 3, 2015
The Lake City wrestling team has a new coach this season. Well, not really new, just different from the past nine seasons. Doug Vaith, who coached Lake City from 1986 to 2006, returns to the helm vacated by Lonnie West, who stepped down at the end of last season. “The opportunity was there, and I...

Lincoln High School athletes attend leadership workshop

Nov 27, 2015
Seventeen Lake City High School student athletes participated in the Team Up workshop held in Rochester on Thursday, Nov. 19. The focus of this workshop was leadership with a chemical free message. Nearly 200 participants from area schools took part in this Region 1 sponsored event. Lake City...

Boys basketball team beats Chatfield in a blowout

Nov 27, 2015
By Quinn Sweeney Lake City responded from a lackluster performance in the season opener to blowout Chatfield in a surprisingly easy 74-40 victory on Tuesday night at Lincoln High School. The Tigers led just 28-24 at halftime, thanks in large part to five first half three-pointers by the Gophers....

Ranked boys basketball team holds on to win season-opener

Nov 27, 2015
By Quinn Sweeney The ninth-ranked Lake City Tigers boys basketball team opened its season on Monday night at Lincoln High School with a 58-47 victory over Cotter behind 26 points from senior Brady Kuchinka. The Tigers began the 2015-16 season with lofty expectations as the team returns 88 percent...

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