Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years.
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Another townhome development could be coming to Perham, based on conversation during the city’s Committee of the Whole meeting held on May 27. Skip Duchesneau, of D.W. Jones Management, Inc., presented his plan for tax credit housing, which would be located in the Clearwater Estates during the meeting.
Moorhead-The Perham Yellowjacket Track teams capped off the season with a strong showing at the Section 6A Championships on May 28 at Minnesota State University-Moorhead. The Yellowjacket boys claimed the...
Walker-The Section 8AA Boys Golf Championship may have found a long-term home on Monday, June 1 when the Crookston Pirates won the meet by nine strokes. The Pirates feature two juniors, three sophomores, a ninth grader and an eighth grader. The Pirates battled tough scoring conditions, and five other teams at the Longbow Golf Course in Walker, Minn., securing a trip to state.
Walker-The Detroit Lakes Lakers will have to clear room in their trophy case. The Detroit Lakes girls golf team has added another Section 8AA Championship trophy to their collection, winning the meet by 80 strokes on Monday, June 1 at Longbow Golf Course in Walker, Minn. The Lakers finished the day with a team score of 310, capturing the championship, while Thief River Falls finished second with a 390.
Perham-The Perham Yellowjacket baseball team gave the ball to Alec Meyer, and he took care of business in extending the season for the Yellowjackets. Meyer pitched five innings of one-run ball, helping the Yellowjackets to an 11-1 five-inning victory over the Ottertail Central Bulldogs in the Section 8AA playoffs. "We played really well. It (stinks) that we lost to DGF, but it's survive and arrive," Meyer said. "We were a little worked up about it.
Detroit Lakes-The goal was simple for the Perham Yellowjacket girls golf team. The Yellowjackets wanted to ensure that they would be competed in the Section 8AA Golf Championships at the Longbow Golf Course in Walker, Minn. To do that, the Yellowjackets had to finish in the top-three of the Section 8AA South Subsection. The Yellowjackets did just that by finishing second, behind the defending Class AA State Champion, Detroit Lakes Lakers.
The Perham Yellowjacket girls and boys track and field teams swept the Subsection 22 championships on Thursday, May 21 at Pelican Rapids, Minn. The Subsection sweep set the Yellowjackets up in prime position for the Section 6A meet on Thursday, May 28 at Minnesota State University-Moorhead.
The Perham Yellowjacket girls golf team ran the table during the 2015 Heart O’Lakes Conference season. The Yellowjackets secured the title by winning both tournaments on Thursday, May 21 at Wildflower Golf Course in Detroit Lakes.
Perham Yellowjacket senior Brittany Miller found herself in a familiar spot—at the plate with the winning run at third. Just like she did against Fergus Falls, Miller put the nerves aside and delivered the big hit, scoring Morgan Byer with the game-winning run in a 1-0 eight inning victory over the Barnesville Trojans in the Section 8AA Final Eight Elimination game in Frazee on Thursday, May 21.
Perham-Yellowjacket senior Brittany Miller said she was nervous before her final at bat at Arvig Park. The senior leadoff hitter hid her nerves well when she delivered a two-out, RBI double, lifting third-seeded Perham to a 6-5 victory over the Fergus Falls Otters in the opening round of the Section 8AA playoffs on Tuesday, May 19 in Perham.