Craig Kennedy to be the new voice of Tiger sports

Sep 1, 2016
Craig Kennedy expected his broadcasting career to be over by now. It was family connections that drew him into doing play-by-play for the Lake City High School boys basketball team about a decade ago. His uncle, Shawn Sweeney, was the head coach, and the two talked about how they could bring the...

Tiger boys win soccer opener

Aug 31, 2016
The Lake City boys soccer team started their season off right with a 3-2 win against Plainview-Elgin-Millville/Dover-Eyota on Aug. 25.  The Tigers’ scoring was shared by three different players, beginning when junior midfielder Charlie White found the back of the net in the first half to tie the...

Tennis Tigers win one of 3

Aug 31, 2016
The Tiger tennis girls stayed busy last week as they competed in three matches.They ended the week with a contest with their neighbor to the north, Red Wing on Aug. 26.  The Wingers took the title 5-2.Finding success at No. 4 singles was Elsie Weinrich going the distance in three sets for the win,...

Punt, Pass, Kick to be Sept. 17

Aug 31, 2016
Every year more than 3.5 million youngsters nationwide compete in the National Football League (NFL) Punt, Pass, and Kick (PPK) program.  PPK offers boys and girls the opportunity to compete separately against their peers in punting, passing, and kicking contests, based on distance and accuracy, by...

Volleyball Tigers open season with road loss

Aug 31, 2016
The Lake City High School girls volleyball team opened it’s season on the road against Plainview-Elgin Millville (PEM) Aug. 25.The Bulldogs edged the Tigers in the first game 26-24 and then put the match away in the next two games 25-22, 25-20.On Monday, Aug. 29, Lake City hosted St. Charles and...

Fall season ready to start

Aug 24, 2016
A running back gets a quarterback lateral Tuesday morning as the Lake City Tigers football team gets ready for the new fall season. The Tigers will hold a preseason scrimmage Saturday at 9 a.m. Teams from Zumbrota-Mazeppa, Kenyon-Wanamingo, La Crescent and Lewiston-Altura will be here. The Tigers...

Cross country team ready to run

Aug 24, 2016
Members of the Lake City High School girls cross-country team took a break Tuesday morning as they worked out at the Lake City Athletic Field to prepare for the start of the fall season. From left are Olivia Berger, Johanna Clementson, Julia Koplin, Elaina Hodgell, Kelsey Heise, Olivia Renelt,...

Tigers girls bow in 1st tennis outing

Aug 24, 2016
The Lake City High School girls tennis team opened its season with a road match against Rochester John Marshall Aug. 19.  The Tigers were outplayed 6-1.The lone point came from the No. 3 doubles pairing of Renae Harvey and Sarah Ziebarth with a close two set match 7-5, 7-6 (2).In other doubles...

State tourney qualifying legion team members reunite 20 years later

Aug 24, 2016
On Aug. 13, members of the 1996 Lake City American Legion Team that took third place in the Division II State Tournament met for a 20 year reunion. Members of the team that attended the reunion were Dave Bendickson, Michael Brinkman, Brent Sprout, Brian Sprout, Derek Sogla, and Coach Matt Eppen...

Local horse racers win big with Shipmate

Aug 24, 2016
Lake City residents Cheryl Sprick and Richard Bremer celebrated Sunday, Aug. 21, when their homebred filly Shipmate won the $85,000 Northern Lights Debutante at Canterbury Park. Shipmate went gate to wire under jockey Scott Stevens. The filly, trained by Karl Broberg, is now undefeated in three...


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