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PEQUOT LAKES - With the weight of the world already on his shoulders, Jordan Redmond stepped to the free throw line. With the score knotted at 67 and 58.7 seconds on the clock, Redmond took a deep breath. He took many deep breaths.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 11:50pm

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter was remembered by former teammates and colleagues for his smile, energy and competitiveness. Carter died Thursday at age 57 from a malignant brain tumor.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 9:38pm

The Central Lakes College Raiders baseball season will open Monday with a doubleheader at Mall of America Field at the Metrodome in Minneapolis against Mesabi Range.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 8:51pm

Aitkin's Mehr scores 1,000th point at Morris University of Minnesota-Morris women's basketball player Emily Mehr of Aitkin was named the UMAC Player of the Week for the third time this season Feb. 14.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 8:51pm

Nathan Holm went from not on the list to the top of the list this season The list was Pine River-Backus' list of 1,000-point scorers for the Tigers boys basketball program. Holm entered the season needing 210 points to crack 1,000 career points.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 8:51pm

They're shooting for the top and they plan to hold nothing back.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 12:12am

After falling behind 2-0 in the second and 4-3 in the third, it appeared the Brainerd Warriors were in danger of losing to a team that has won six games this season.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 12:11am

BIWABIK - Maria Hauer destroyed her previous best finish at the state Nordic ski meet Thursday. The Little Falls sophomore placed 42nd to lead the seventh-place Flyers at Giants Ridge Resort.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 12:11am

BIWABIK - Riley Nelsen was so close and Zean Baker was enjoying the view, too. The two Brainerd Warriors flirted with all-state honors Thursday during the state Nordic ski meet at Giants Ridge Resort.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 12:10am

Lakes State Bank and Pecarich Marketing advanced in the winners' bracket in the YMCA men's basketball league playoffs. Lakes State Bank beat Ameriprise 54-44 as Jessie Sullivan scored 12 points and Joel Schramm 10.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 12:06am