Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14.
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WADENA — The Perham girls golf team placed third at the Wadena-Deer Creek Invitational May 1. Becca Huus led the Yellowjackets firing a sixth-place overall individual score of 89. Bemidji's Morgan Williams won the meet as the only golfer to shoot under 80 with a 77. Maggie Heggerston of Pequot Lakes was the runner-up with a score of 81.
DETROIT LAKES — The Perham boys track team won the Section 8AA True Team track meet Tuesday and will compete in the State True Team meet in Stillwater Saturday, May 17 at 3 p.m. Perham outscored Ottertail Central 470.5 - 460.0 to win the meet behind a sweep of the 1,600m and 3,200m races by senior Keeghan Hurley.
NEW YORK MILLS — Seniors Tyler Patron and Brandon Kupfer have been contributing to the success of Eagles baseball since they were both freshman. Through four games this season, both...
PELICAN RAPIDS — The Perham boys track team finished third, while the girls team placed seventh at the Hank Emmel Invitational Meet Thursday. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton swept both meets. The Perham girls...
PERHAM — Detroit Lakes erased 4-1 Perham leads in both games of a doubleheader and the Lakers swept the Yellowjackets by scores of 10-4 and 12-5 Thursday at Arvig Park. Chaz Butz pitched all 14 innings for the Lakers picking up victories in each game.
PERHAM — After a third doubleheader conference sweep in four series, the Perham baseball team has a firm grasp of first place in the Mid-State Conference at 7-1. Perham had little problem with visiting Detroit Lakes in a pair of games that were moved to Perham Thursday due to poor field conditions at Washington Park. The Yellowjackets defeated the Lakers 9-1 and 14-4.
PERHAM — The trio of Willy Tickel, Andrew and Cody Cook are keeping the Hawley Nuggets atop the Heart O’ Lakes Conference in boys golf. Hawley has won all four conference meets this season, including Thursday in Perham. The three Nuggets are the top three ranked golfers in the HOL. The meet was moved to Perham Lakeside Golf Club due to flooded course conditions in Barnesville.
STAPLES — For the second time this season, the Perham baseball team swept a conference doubleheader and did so with big bats and little mercy. Dylan Kruzel highlighted a game one victory with two grand slams leading Perham to a 16-2 blowout in five innings. Alec Meyer pitched four innings for the win. he allowed one hit, fanned four, walked five and had to pick-offs in the game.
FRAZEE — The Perham girls softball team won two of three games at Saturday’s Frazee tournament. Perham shutout Pelican Rapids 12-0 in a mercy-rule shortened game. Starting pitcher Allie Doll threw five shutout innings, fanning five and walking a pair. Doll and Tina Schmitz each scored three runs to lead the offense. Perham also defeated D-G-F 4-2 in a revenge game. The Rebels ended the Yellowjackets’ season in last year’s playoffs.
FRAZEE — Becca Huus won her first meet of the season leading Perham to a third place finish at the Heart O’ Lakes - Frazee meet Tuesday. Huus shot a 44, one shot better than Pelican Rapids’ Alexa Bekkerus and Hawley’s Paige Mattfeld. Bekkerus led Pelican Rapids to the meet team victory. Pelican Rapids shot 209 to Hawley’s 213. Perham’s third place score was 216.