Sports

Basketball success spans generations

Mar 31, 2021
It’s happened again: two members of a Lake City basketball team that qualified for state are the children of Lake City basketball players who also played at state when they were in high school. This seemingly unlikely circumstance previously occured in 2017, when Nate Heise and Reid Gastner were...

Bowlers’ comeback comes up short against Winona

Mar 31, 2021
This past weekend the Lake City High School coed Tigers bowling team traveled to Winona for their matches. The varsity bowled Winona first in a battle of two of the top ten ranked teams in the state. The Tigers started slow, losing the first two games. They would come back and win the next two...

Boys lose back-and-forth game against Stewartville

Mar 31, 2021
University of Michigan commit Will Tschetter scored 34 points as Stewartville edged Lake City 62-56 in the Section 1AA Semifinals last Monday night in Kasson. The Tigers 2021 season came to a close in a game that featured eight ties and seven lead changes. Lake City was held scoreless the first 3:...

Girls avenge loss with semifinal win over Cotter

Mar 31, 2021
The Lake City Tiger girls basketball team defeated Winona Cotter 67-46 in the Section 1AA semifinal game. The teams met in Lake City’s final regular season game. The Ramblers won that game, but the Tigers were ready and had a game plan for Cotter in the section tournament. On the Tigers’ first...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

Four wrestlers bound for state

Mar 24, 2021
Wrestling at the super section meet March 20 in Cannon Falls, four Lake City High School wrestlers qualified for the state meet. Jonathan Harvey is headed for his third state meet. Joe Kozlowski will wrestle in his second. Luke Skifton and Max Balow will both be making their first trip to the state...

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