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Saturday, Sept. 5 sports schedule

WM girls soccer vs. Jordan, 11:30 a.m.

Howard Lake Orphans vs. New Ulm, Minnesota Class C State Tournament third round, 1:30 p.m. If HL continues winning, they will play Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in Cold Spring, Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Watkins, and the championship is Monday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. in Watkins.

Friday, Sept. 4 sports schedule

HLWW, WM cross country at Rockford, 9 a.m.

HLWW football vs. Maple Lake, 7 p.m.

LPHT football vs. LeSueur-Henderson, 7 p.m.

MLHS football vs. Lake Crystal-Wellcome-Memorial, 7 p.m.

WM football vs. Hutchinson, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 3 sports schedule

HLWW volleyball vs. St. Cloud Cathedral, 7:15 p.m.

LPHT volleyball vs. New Life Academy, 7 p.m.

MLHS girls soccer at Jordan, 7 p.m.

MLHS boys soccer vs. Jordan, 7 p.m.

WM girls soccer at Orono, 5 p.m.

Tuesday sports schedule

HLWW volleyball vs. Dassel-Cokato, 7:15 p.m.

MLHS girls soccer vs. Big Lake, 7 p.m.

ML/WM boys soccer at Big Lake, 5 p.m.

MLHS volleyball at Waconia, 7 p.m.

WM girls soccer vs. Heritage Christian Academy, 7 p.m.

WM volleyball vs. MPLS Henry, 7 p.m.

Bad Pants Open to support Minnesota Special Olympics

2015 Bad Pants Open Golf Tournament to Support Special Olympics Minnesota

The 2015 Bad Pants Open Golf Tournament will be held September 15 in Medina


MINNEAPOLIS—August 24, 2015— Grab your golf clubs to kick off the fall with Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN)! The Bad Pants Open (BPO) Golf Tournament features local sports and media celebrities and PGA professionals. Proceeds from the event will go towards Special Olympics Minnesota and the Minnesota Section PGA Foundation.


The Bad Pants Open will take place on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at Medina Golf and Country Club, 400 Evergreen Rd in Medina. The tournament features an18-hole fivesome scramble format and each team will include a local sports or media celebrity or a PGA professional.


This Golf Tournament supports more than 8,100 Special Olympics Minnesota athletes across the state and allows them transform themselves into not only extraordinary athletes but also influential individuals.


For more information or to register visit, or contact Kelley Dorn at or 612.604.1255.


About Special Olympics Minnesota

Special Olympics Minnesota offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Through Special Olympics’ athletic, health and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities and the world.

Hockey moms wanted for Minnesota reality show

Hey, moms, if you spend all winter waking up at 5 a.m. to get gear and kids ready for another hockey practice or game three hours away, and then another three hours that night washing uniforms, or if you are new to being a “Hockey Mom,” you might be the prefect star for the Minnesota reality show “Hockey Moms.”

Below is the information about casting calls and applying to be on the show.

New Casting Call for “Hockey Moms” as Minnesota Reality Show Gets Picked Up!


Online Applications Must Be Submitted by September 9; Finalists Announced September 16


MINNEAPOLIS – August 19, 2015 – Are you a fearless, tireless, and totally dedicated real Hockey Mom who wants to star in your own reality TV show?! Here’s your big chance!! Hockey Moms is coming to Minnesota this winter on 45TV in the Twin Cities and KAAL-TV in the Rochester/Albert Lea/Austin area.


The program’s producers at McCally-Lee Entertainment (* are looking for cast members right now. With the passage of time since the initial Spring 2014 Hockey Moms casting call, the producers want more relevant moms (and their hockey-centric families) that are available for the shooting schedule this Fall, necessitating a new series casting outreach and process.  McCally-Lee Entertainment specifically seeks colorful Hockey Moms and fun, dramatic families fromMinnesota, the State of Hockey and the land of 10,000+ frozen hockey rinks.


Online casting calls begin today, Wednesday, August 19th, and will end Wednesday, September 9th. Interested candidates must apply online within the three-week window at


The final selection is anticipated to be announced on Wednesday, September 16th, after two rounds of call backs for Top 20 and then Top Three finalists.




Hockey Moms will premiere Saturday, December 26, 2015, (check local listings, or watch for a future Media Notice about times), with the Season One finale shown on Saturday, March 5, 2016, immediately before the Boys State AA High School Hockey Championship telecast. During the Girls Hockey Championship on Saturday, February 20, 2016, Hockey Moms isscheduled to air immediately following the AA Championship Game. Weekly repeats will occur throughout the television show’s broadcast season (see local listings for times).


“At 45TV and Hubbard Broadcasting, we want to encourage and support local programming,” said Susan Wenz, KSTC-TV45 Station Manager. “We think Hockey Moms is a great example of that commitment. The show works well with the 45TV brand of high school sports. It is a win-win in so many ways.”


“My Co-Executive Producer and business partner Randy Lee and I are very excited about this fantastic programming and promotional partnership with 45TV and  KAAL-TV,” notes John McCally, McCally-Lee Entertainment CEO and Show Creator.  ”Hockey Moms will be a fun, dramatic and emotional television series that will appeal to all Minnesotans, and others outside the state, whether they have an association with hockey or not.”




McCally-Lee Entertainment is currently enjoying success with its first TV series, The Minnesota Traveler, a travel and tourism show which began airing in the five-state area in June on FOX Sports North and FOX Sports Wisconsin. It has been already approved for a second season.  ”We have built an outstanding reputation as a dependable and innovative production team that delivers extremely entertaining stories with top-notch creative qualities,” added McCally, a former Rochester Mayo high school hockey player, along with Lee. They went on to play collegiate hockey at Gustavus Adolphus College. “We know we will shoot and score the winning goal with Hockey Moms as well!”


For more information – or to interview John McCally about the casting call for Hockey Moms – please contact Martin Keller, Media Savant Communications,


*About McCally-Lee Entertainment /

McCally-Lee Entertainment (MLE) brings a fresh vision to television by creating unique content that is remarkably compelling in every production aspect. MLE strives to produce short-term production excellence and long-term programming success. The result is a tremendous emotional attachment with viewers won over by the Wow Factor.


MLE’s vision extends beyond traditional broadcast networks and cable channels by creating high-quality content for television’s “third wave” of online programming and other non-traditional television media platforms. Today McCally-Lee Entertainment currently produces the travel and tourism television show The Minnesota Traveler, which airs on FOX Sports North and FOX Sports Wisconsin (for more details on The Minnesota Traveler, please visit

Additionally, MLE offers companies and their products a deeper relationship with programming via branded television shows and other branded entertainment-based vehicles. These unique opportunities, known as Advertiser-Funded Programming (AFP), are complementary to the brand’s marketing strategy.

MLE is committed and connected to audiences, strategic partners, advertisers, clients, sponsors, associates and the communities it serves.


For more information on McCally-Lee Entertainment please visit