Girls’ state run ends 
in quarterfinal game

Apr 7, 2021
The Lake City High School girls basketball team’s first trip to the state tournament in 37 years ended March 30 with a loss to New London-Spicer in Chanhassen. It was the final game as a Tiger for the team’s only senior, Grace Bany (pictured, at right). Bany was one of four members of this year’s...

Girls fall in state tourney to New London-Spicer

Apr 7, 2021
The Lake City Tiger girls basketball team headed to Chanhassen March 30 to take on New London-Spicer (NLS) in Lake City’s first state tournament appearance since 1984. NLS came out on top 78-49. Both teams struggled to get a basket to fall in the first few minutes of the game. The Tigers scored...

Big send-off for girls basketball team

Mar 31, 2021
Emergency vehicles and scores of well wishers were on hand at Lincoln High School to bid adieu to the Lake City High School girls basketball team Tuesday as it loaded the bus for Chanhassen and a state quarterfinal match-up with New London-Spicer. Excitement was high for the Lake City girls...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

Tiger girls cruise past Lewiston-Altura

Mar 24, 2021
The Lake City Tiger girls basketball team beat Lewiston-Altura (L-A) 70-29 in the first round of sections March 18. Lake City scored 20 seconds into the game with Macey Beltz scoring on an easy layup with an assist from Grace Bany. Beltz then had a steal from the Cardinals and passed to Natalie...

Tigers boys beat Panthers in Section 1AA tournament

Mar 24, 2021
A 22-3 run that spanned both halves propelled Lake City past Pine Island 49-31 in the opening round of the 2021 Section 1AA playoffs at Lincoln High School last Tuesday night. Jaden Shones scored six early points as the Tigers held a 9-6 advantage after six minutes of play before the Panthers...


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