basketball

Winter sports season arrives

Dec 6, 2023
Jaden Shones (20) takes a shot in the Tiger boys basketball team’s season opener against Lewiston-Altura. More boys high school basketball, girls basketball, dance, and wrestling coverage can be found inside this issue.-Photo by Dave Ender

Tiger boys basketball season opens with a narrow loss to Lewiston-Altura

Dec 6, 2023
Hunter Lorenson tied a career-high with 28 points, but it wasn’t enough as Lewiston-Altura upset second-ranked Lake City 67-64 in the season opener for both teams last Thursday night at Lincoln High School. Lorenson opened the game five of six from the floor as Lake City opened a 17-9 lead after...

Red Wing hands Tiger girls their first loss of the season

Dec 6, 2023
Saturday night the Tigers fell to a very good Red Wing team by the score of 42-37. The Tigers got down 11-0 early but were able to fight back and cut the Red Wing lead to 24-21 at half. The Wingers played great half court defense in the first half, this made it very difficult for the Tigers to...

Familiar faces from a 42-year coaching career on hand to see Fausch receive award

Oct 18, 2023
Enough well wishers for a five-on-five pick-up game with some subs were in attendance Saturday at the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association annual Banquet in Minnetonka Saturday to see their former coach and colleague Leo Fausch receive an Assistant Coaches Distinguished Service Award...

Boys basketball closes 2022-2023 season with awards banquet

Mar 29, 2023
The Lake City boys’ basketball team held its season ending banquet this past Sunday at Lincoln High School, celebrating numerous team and individual accomplishments during the 2022-23 season that saw the Tigers post a 26-2 record. The 26-2 mark is tied for third-best in school history, matching...

Eagles basketball season ends with third place finish

Mar 29, 2023
The St. John’s Lutheran School Eagles basketball team celebrated their season successes and ending at their yearly banquet on March 19. The team, coached by Erin Hinck and Jolayne Johnson, took third place at the Martin Luther College Invitational Tournament held annually in New Ulm, Minn.,...

Girls celebrate basketball season at awards banquet

Mar 29, 2023
The Lake City Tiger girls held their basketball banquet on Sunday, March 26, at the High School. Coach Drew Olinger gave a few highlights of the season and handed out awards to the team. The team had 15 Varsity Letter winners and awarded five seniors with Academic All State. For the Academic...

Late run propels Tiger boys over Lourdes

Mar 15, 2023
A 17-5 run over the final eight minutes propelled top seed Lake City into the section 1AA semifinals for the seventh time in eight years as the Tigers defeated Rochester Lourdes 60-49 last Monday night at the Mayo Civic Center Arena. March madness has arrived as Lake City got all it could handle...

Boys beat Cannon Falls to advance to section final

Mar 15, 2023
The Lake City Tiger boys basketball team punched a ticket to its first section championship game since 2019 leading from start to finish in a 69-54 victory over Cannon Falls at the Mayo Civic Center Auditorium Saturday night in the Section 1AA Semifinals. Ryan Heise opened the game with back-to-...

Seventh grade girls post 14-7 record for season

Mar 8, 2023
The Lake City High School seventh grade girls basketball team ended their season 14-7, with four of those loses coming by a total of 7 points. As the season progressed the girls started to come together and play as a team. They probably were one of the hardest working girls on game day I’ve had,...

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