Tigers win one, lose two in state tourney

Mar 29, 2017
It was a sight to behold as a sea of orange filled the lower bowl at Target Center as Lake City made its first appearance in the Minnesota State Boys Basketball tournament in 27 years.  The large contingent of Tigers fans that made the trek north had plenty to cheer about as Lake City went toe-to-...

Post-season honors for Tiger player and coach

Mar 29, 2017
Marc Kjos was named to the Minnesota state boys basketball Class AA all-tournament team over the weekend. Kjos, a junior, averaged 17 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game during the tournament. The team is selected by media attending the tournament. Tiger Head Coach Greg Berge was named...

Local Railhouse volleyball team fares well in Red Wing tournament

Mar 22, 2017
The Railhouse Grill in Lake City was the sponsor for a Lake City volleyball team that participated in the Red Wing Community Recreation volleyball program.  In a recent league tournament the team claimed a three set victory.  Pictured front row, from left: Tracy Oliver, Nancy Schramski and Jen...

Class AA state tournament preview

Mar 22, 2017
This week, Lake City will be making its seventh appearance in the Minnesota boys basketball state tournament. The Tigers made previous appearances in 1915, 1918, 1978, 1979, 1983, and 1990.  Lake City has won three state championships in school history, including back-to-back titles in 1978 and...

Tiger boys upset Caledonia to earn a state tournament berth

Mar 22, 2017
After nearly three decades, the wait is finally over. The Lake City boys basketball team is heading back to the state tournament for the first time since 1990 as the Tigers stunned heavy favorite Caledonia 55-51 to win the Section 1AA championship.  Marc Kjos poured in a career-high 27 points,...

Tigers back at State Tournament after 27 years

Mar 22, 2017
Page 13 of the Graphic this week contains a basketball collage highlighting the boy's game against Caledonia March 16 for the Section 1AA title.

Section champion Tigers headed to state tourney

Mar 22, 2017
Lake City Tigers boys basketball Section 1AA champs following the 55-51 victory over Caledonia March 16.  Front row, from left: Jacob Sanders, Nathan Heise, Parker Schurhammer, Mitch Marien, Marc Kjos, Nate Jasso, Thomas Huettl, Riley Fritz, Brennan Rothgarn and manager Jacob Miller; back row, from...

Tiger speakers take second at conference meet

Mar 22, 2017
The Lake City High School speech team finished second at the Hiawatha Valley League conference meet. Placing 6th was Charles Johnson in Original Oratory. Placing fifth were Morgan Pavelka in Drama, the Duo team of Anna Walker and Ariana Carlson, Victor Holland in Extemp. Speaking, and Allison...

Like fathers, like sons - State basketball bond spans a generation

Mar 22, 2017
If Lake City High School freshmen Nathan Heise and Reid Gastner want to know what they’ll experience when their team plays in the state tournament, they don’t have to look far for answers. Their fathers, Tony Heise and Cris Gastner, were members of the last Tiger boys basketball team to qualify...

State Basketball FAQ

Mar 21, 2017
The Lake City High School boys basketball team makes its first state tournament appearance in 27 years Wednesday, March 22. The Graphic has put together answers to some to frequently asked questions about the game. When is the game and where? Tip-off is at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, at Target...


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