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Wright County soccer opportunities

Travel soccer registration is open for boys and girls ages 8-18. The registration deadline is Saturday, Nov 15.

Log on at for more information or to register.

A number of new winter soccer opportunities are available in Delano with the opening of the winter training facility.

These opportunities are brought to you by Wright County Soccer Club in partnership with the City of Delano and Community Education.

Registration for the following can be done at

Monday nights – Basic Skills Academy (ages 6-17)

Tuesday nights – Advanced Skills Academy (ages 9-17)

Friday nights – Open Soccer Night (ages 7 to adult)

Saturday am – Tiger Soccer Stars – FUNdamentals (ages 5-10)

For more information, log on to or or come to our OPEN HOUSE on Sat, Nov 8.  Location: 10 Bridge Ave E, Downtown Delano.

Youth volleyball tourney to take place at Watertown

The Watertown Community Rec. Center and Watertown Optimist Club are sponsoring the 13th annual Optimist Youth Girls Volleyball Tournament for grades seven through nine.

The tournament will take place Friday, Nov. 7 through Saturday, Nov. 8, and is for schools or traveling teams.

For additional information on the tournament, which will take place at the Watertown Rec Center, contact either John Small or Dave Greenman at (605) 882-6250 or

Sports schedule for Thursday, Oct. 30

Volleyball: Section 4A Championship – LHS vs. New Life Academy at Bloomington Kennedy HS; 5:30 p.m.

Mayer Lutheran volleyball team one win away from state

Tuesday evening, the Mayer Lutheran Crusaders volleyball team traveled to Heritage Christian for a Section 4A semifinal showdown.

LHS cruised past second-seeded Heritage, winning in three games by scores of 25-20, 25-15, 25-20.

With Tuesday’s win, the Crusaders advance on to the Section 4A Championship game, and are just one win away from making a trip to the Class 1A state tournament.

The Section 4A Championship match will be played Thursday, Oct. 30 at Bloomington Kennedy High School starting at 5:30 p.m., and will feature LHS facing off with top-seeded New Life Academy.

Sports schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 28

Volleyball: Section 4AA semifinals – LHS at Heritage Christian; 7 p.m.

Prairie Archers steak/shrimp dinner Sat., November 1

Prairie Archers will have a steak/shrimp dinner at the Dodge House in Lester Prairie Saturday, Nov. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Reservations need to be called in before 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 to either Jim Richardson (320) 395-2721 or the Dodge House (320) 395-2877.

The steak and shrimp combo costs $13; steak only is $11; pork chop is $10; six shrimp is $9; or a ribeye is $15.

Each meal includes baked potato, tossed salad, bread, dessert, and coffee or milk.