Robert is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning 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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Detroit Lakes matched their season output through four games in the opener at the Fergus Falls Holiday tournament defeating West Fargo 7-1 Wednesday afternoon. The victory was the first of the season and sent the Packers to 0-7 to start the year after reaching the North Dakota state semifinals last season. Brady Morris stuffed in a loose puck at the goal mouth after Nick Lund had hit the post. Assists were credited to Jack DeConcini and Will Green. Morris’ marker was the lone goal of the opening 17 minutes.
After starting the season 1-10, the Detroit Lakes girls hockey team has not lost in three games picking up a second consecutive victory Tuesday night 6-0 over Morris/Benson Area at Kent Freeman Arena. Payton Carlblom scored what would become the game-winner in the first period at even strength on an assist by Sallee Stowman. Jamie Bollig notched the first of her two goals in the game unassisted minutes later for a 2-0 DL lead heading to the first intermission.
The Lakers snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 4-4 overtime tie at Park Rapids Thursday in Mid-State Conference girls hockey. More importantly, Detroit Lakes had their highest scoring output of the season having only scored seven goals in the previous 10 games.
Park Rapids senior captain Jarrett Johnson wound up for a game-winning slapshot from just inside the blue line and beat Laker goalie Tristan Wimmer to lead Park Rapids Area to...
Lakers shutout at Alexandria Thursday night
The Fergus Falls got timely goals to start each period and outplayed a young Detroit Lakes squad in a 6-2 victory to open the season at Kent Freeman Arena Saturday...
The Detroit Lakes boys hockey team is coming off a 14-11-2 season of mopping up the Mid-State Conference (8-0) winning seven of 10 Section 8A regular season games only to...
The winter season begins Saturday, Nov. 12 when the Detroit Lakes girls hockey team faces the Otters in Fergus Falls in the season opener for both teams. "The biggest thing is we have to score goals and that's something we worked on all week," Laker head coach Gretchen Norby said. "It's not a lack of skill there, we just haven't figured out how to get the shot off quickly and crash the net for rebounds. We're going to continue to work on that."
Lastrup starting pitcher and leadoff hitter Chad Weiss was a one-man wrecking crew leading the Lakers to a seven-inning 13-0 victory over the Detroit Lakes Angels in the opening round of the Class C Minnesota Baseball Association state tournament Saturday in Dassel. Weiss pitched a one-hit shutout for six innings fanning six Angels and did not issue a walk. He was 3-5 at the plate with a double, two singles, three RBIs and scored three runs.
MInnesota Vikings star Adam Thielen had Detroit Lakes abuzz Saturday hosting a full day of Kiwanis sponsored events at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center taking an opportunity to...