Both the Grand Rapids boys and girls track and field teams placed third at a meet in Bemidji Monday. The girls had a team score of 110.5, trailing Moorhead (222.5) and Bemidji (111.5); while the boys had a score of 133, behind Bemidji (223) and Moorhead (144).
The rest of this quote goes, “are often seen in public places.” During last Saturday’s fishing opener many fishing fanatics” (fools’) actually were not seen, but they were there on public waters (places). They were not seen because they were bundled in camoed layers with neck huggies pulled …
As the regular season comes to a close, finding ways to win in close games serves as preparation for what’s to come in the postseason. Although the Grand Rapids softball team defeated Bemidji, 6-1, Thursday at the Grand Rapids Sports Complex, it played out as a much closer game.
Five top finishes lifted the Grand Rapids boys track team to the title at the Iron Range Conference meet in International Falls Tuesday. The Thunderhawks had a team score of 183.50 to finish well ahead of second place Hibbing (137.50).
Jack Bowman’s two-out single in the 10th inning lifted the Grand Rapids baseball team past St. Michael-Albertville, 2-1, Monday at Legion Field in Grand Rapids.
When I first began writing this column several years ago I was a bit wet behind the ears. Even though my K-12 Grand Rapids education afforded me a tremendous writing and literature foundation (I even took two years of high school journalism where I was the Advertising/Sales Editor for our ye…
The Grand Rapids boys and girls track and field teams competed at the True Team Section 7AA meet in Cloquet Tuesday. The boys finished third, trailing first place Cloquet by 39 points, while the girls were fourth, 36 points behind first place North Branch.
The ICC baseball team closed out the regular season with a sweep over Rainy River by scores of 5-3 and 9-6. The wins gave the Vikings a first place finish in the Northern Division this season.
Level 9 gymnasts Ashley Benes, Hannah Otten and Emma Schmidt wrapped up their competitive season at the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Meet in Missoula, Mont. on April 30 to May 1.
When Dimich Outdoors got a nice thank you card from a local charitable event we had donated to (Kim Venema from the Jenny Guyer Memorial Fishing Tournament), we felt that warm rush which comes from doing a good deed. As many of you know, our communities, especially area businesses, sponsor t…
The Greenway baseball team dropped a close game to Proctor, 8-7, Thursday in Marble. The Rails rallied from a 5-1 deficit taking an 8-5 lead before the Raiders nearly tied the game in the sixth inning.
After coming off a highly-productive season for the Grand Rapids boys hockey team this year, senior Alex Adams realized he was going to be able to take his game to next the level. Weighing multiple options, Adams decided the best fit was the Air Force Academy in Colorado Spring, Colo., due i…
The ICC baseball team continued its strong play, winning three-of-four games over the weekend. The Vikings swept a doubleheader against Vermilion Saturday and split games with Mesabi Range Sunday.
The Grand Rapids softball team went 2-0 at the first Alto Buckley Hanson Softball Invitational at the Grand Rapids Sports Complex Saturday. The Thunderhawks defeated Bemidji, 6-5, and shut out Princeton, 3-0 to improve to 5-4 this season.
The Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin boys golf team was third and Grand Rapids was fourth at the Grand Slam Invite held at Pokegama and Eagle Ridge golf courses Friday and Saturday.
The Deer River Warrior baseball team won three of its four games this past week, but their five game winning streak was broken in the championship game of the Deer River Invitation when newly combined Hill City/Northland scored late to hand the Warriors a 3-1 loss.
If you have spent any time anywhere lately, especially bait shops or sporting goods stores/departments, you now the most commonly asked question is, “Are you ready?” To which there are pretty much only two answers, “Yes,” and “Not even close.” Usually, and especially several years ago, a cou…
The ICC baseball team picked up a pair of doubleheader sweeps over Central Lakes and Hibbing this week. It was a big week offensively as the Vikings defeated Central Lakes by scores of 11-1 and 8-1, while rolling past Hibbing, 9-3, and 14-0.
FRISCO, TX – Former Grand Rapids goalie and second-year Bismarck Bobcat goalie Hunter Shepard was named the North American Hockey League (NAHL) 2016 Goaltender of the Year and named the All-NAHL Team goalie Thursday.
The Grand Rapids track and field team competed at the True Team meet in Cambridge Tuesday. The boys finished in fifth place with a team score of 571 and the girls were seventh (510).
The Grand Rapids baseball team faced a tough test Tuesday hosting Bemidji, the No. 3 ranked team in Class 3A. The Lumberjacks swept a doubleheader behind strong pitching which limited the Thunderhawks to one run on three hits in game one and five hits in the second game.
The Grand Rapids Thunderhawks Archery Boosters hosted its end of the year banquet at the Zion Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids on Tuesday, April 12. They celebrated the season by highlighting each of the Grand Prix tournaments that were held in Hill City, Cook, Aurora and Grand Rapids; region…
Grand Rapids Gymnastics Academy (GRGA) gymnasts continued their record-breaking season at the Region IV Gymnastics Championships in Saint Louis, Mo., April 8-10. GRGA qualified three athletes to the Level 9 Western National Championships in Missoula, Mont., which is the highest number of nat…
The Grand Rapids softball team fell to North Branch, 4-3, Friday at the Grand Rapids Sports Complex. It came down to the final out as the Vikings were able to record the out at the third base on a stolen base attempt.
The ICC baseball team swept a doubleheader against Rainy River Saturday to improve to 3-1 in conference play. The Vikings won the first game, 6-3, and followed with an 11-3 win in game two.