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Twenty-one years ago, Brainerd's Julie Beasley became the first Minnesota State High School League gymnast to execute a layout Tsuk vault at the state meet, earning a 9.90 to win the Class 2A championship. Beasley's record has since been broken (9.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 12:11am

MAPLE GROVE - Devin Annable scored three goals and the Brainerd Warriors won their third in a row defeating the Maple Grove Crimson 7-4 on Wednesday. "Everyone on the team played tonight and gave a great effort," said head coach Todd Person.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 12:11am

FERGUS FALLS - Nikki Pearson was the top scorer for Central Lakes College Raiders with 18 points as they lost to the Minnesota State Fergus Falls Spartans 72-59 in a Southern Division game Wednesday.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 12:10am

FERGUS FALLS - Kwamaine Johnson scored 16 for the fourth ranked NJCAA Division III Central Lakes College Raiders as they lost to the Minnesota State Fergus Falls Spartans 59-74 in a Southern Division game Wednesday.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 12:10am

The Section 8-2A semifinal game between the Brainerd Warriors and Bemidji Lumberjacks has been moved from 7 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bemidji Community Arena. Brainerd is the third seed and Bemidji is No. 2. The Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 5-2 Dec.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 1:30pm

Terry Wasland of Little Falls was named the state Nordic skiing coach of the year. Wasland won Section 8 honors, which made him a candidate for the state award. He started the Little Falls program 17 years ago.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:11am

LITTLE FALLS - Joey Hanowski blistered the net with five goals, three of them unassisted, to lead the top-seeded Little Falls Flyers past No. 9 Morris/Benson 9-2 in the quarterfinals of the Section 6-1A tournament Tuesday.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:10am

COLD SPRING - Josh Wenzel totaled 18 points and Thomas Smith tallied 15 for the Little Falls Flyers in a 72-65 victory over Rocori Tuesday. It was the fifth-straight win for Little Falls, which shot 52-percent from the field.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:10am

PILLAGER - Kelly Pearson finished with 16 points and Mikayla Wing added 13 as the Staples-Motley Cardinals won for the sixth straight time with Tuesday's 85-20 victory against the Pillager Huskies.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:10am

Sisters Katy and Beth Etterman of Brainerd had successful weekends in their respective sports. Diving for the University of Minnesota women's team in the Big Ten meet, won by the Gophers, Katy Etterman placed 24th in 1-meter with 257.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:09am