Archive for Sports

Wildcats annual meeting Saturday, Jan. 31

The annual meeting of the Winsted Wildcats Baseball Club will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Blue Note, Winsted. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend.

Schedule change for HLWW BBB games

The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted boys basketball games Tuesday have been changed from the previous schedule.

The varsity game will be held at 6 p.m. at Litchfield High School. The Junior Varsity will play at 8 p.m. at the middle school, and the C team will play at 8 p.m. at Wagner Elementary.

W-M girls basketball celebrates 40 years

The Watertown-Mayer girls basketball program will be celebrating its 40th year Thursday, Feb., 19 during its home game against Annandale.

Anyone who has been associated with the W-M girls basketball program in any way is invited to the celebration. The Royals wish to recognize as many former players and coaches as possible during halftime of the varsity game, and everyone will get a chance to mingle in the high school cafeteria following the game.

The Annandale Cardinals are coached by former Watertown-Mayer player Amy Stifter Gagnon, class of 2007.

Schlueter featured in Star Tribune

Mayer Lutheran offensive lineman Sam Schlueter was featured briefly in a recent Minneapolis Star Tribune article about Minnesota players slated to play NCAA Division I college football.

“The trend in offensive line recruiting is tall and athletic, and Schlueter is both. He is a tackle who can get out and seal the edge and has the frame to carry more weight. Minnesota offered before his junior year,” Jim Paulsen wrote of the 6-6, 275-pound junior.

LPHT to host Youth Autograph, Parents nights

The Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity boys basketball teams will be holding two special event nights at upcoming games.

This Friday, all youth attending the Bulldogs game at Lester Prairie High School against New Life Academy will get a chance to participate in “Qutograph Night.”

Both the girls varsity and boys varsity team will be on hand to give autographs to the youth after the game. A team poster/picture will be provided to everyone for the autographs.

Game times include the “C” squad game at 4:45 p.m., JV at 6 p.m. and Varsity at 7:30 p.m. The autograph session will be after the games.

On Monday, Feb. 9, the boys basketball program will host “Parents Night.”

All three Bulldogs squads will be taking on Buffalo-Lake Hector at Lester Prairie High School. Parents of players and student managers will be announced between the JV and Varsity games.

Game times are 4:30 p.m. (C), 6 p.m. (JV) and 7:30 (Varsity).

Parents, players and fans are encouraged to gather for root beer floats in the cafeteria after the varsity game.

Saturday Sports Schedule

Boys Basketball: LPHT at Norwood Young America, 6 p.m.

Girls Basketball: LPHT at Norwood Young America, 7:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball: LHS at Southwest Christian, 3 p.m.

Wrestling: W-M at Mankato East Invitational, 10 a.m.