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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Detroit Lakes-The Perham Yellowjacket swimming team opened the season with the Detroit Lakes Pentathlon at the Detroit Lakes Community Center on Aug. 31. The Yellowjackets finished sixth out of eight teams competing in the event. The event featured 160 swimmers, competing in five different events.
High School Football Midwest District Blue Division Standings Conf Overall Otter tail Central 1-0 2-0 Long Praire-GE 1-0 1-1 Staples-Motley 1-0 1-1 United NC 0-0 2-0 Osakis 0-1 1-1 Frazee 0-1 0-2...
Summer vacation came to a close for Perham students on Tuesday, with the start of a new school year. Enrollment numbers in the Perham-Dent School District have increased by even more than administrators expected, with 71 more students now than there were at the end of last school year. Perham-Dent Superintendent Mitch Anderson said growth was expected, but the size of the increase was a bit of a surprise.
Moorhead-The Perham Yellowjackets cross country running teams kicked off the season at the annual Shocky Strand Rotary Invitational in Moorhead, Minn., on Aug. 31. The Yellowjackets were the top finishing...
Perham-The Perham Yellowjacket volleyball team was able to erase some of that bittersweet taste from their Section 8AA Championship defeat on Aug. 31 when they defeated Thief River Falls, 3-1 (25-16, 28-30, 25-23, 25-16), in the 2015 season opener. “Our girls played tremendous and we pulled through,” Perham Head Coach Eryn Moser said. “We had some down times, but we were able to rebound, come back and stay in the game. That really says a lot for the start of the season.”
East Grand Forks-The Perham Yellowjacket football team was hoping to avenge last season’s Section 8AAA playoff defeat to East Grand Forks on Aug. 28 in East Grand Forks, Minn. However, it was East Grand Forks’ Trevor Selk lifting the Green Wave to the 34-26 victory, their second consecutive win over Perham.
Perham-The Perham Yellowjacket boys cross country team finished the 2014 season with a fourth place finish at state. It capped off the 13th straight trip to state for the Yellowjackets, however, it had a different feel for the team. Last year’s team featured graduated senior Billy Beseman and a host of underclassman. For many of the Yellowjackets, it was their first time at the state meet.
Perham-Once again, the expectations are high for the Perham Yellowjacket girls cross country running team. The Yellowjackets are seeking their 13th consecutive trip to the state meet and are currently ranked third in Class A, and sixth nationally by the High School Track and Cross Country National Coaches Association.
High School Football Midwest District Blue Division Standings Conf Overall Osakis 0-0 1-0 Otter tail Central 0-0 1-0 United NC 0-0 1-0 Frazee 0-0 0-1 Long Praire-GE 0-0 0-1 Staples-Motley 0-0 0-1...
Perham-The ending of the 2014 volleyball season left a bitter taste in the mouths of the Perham Yellowjacket volleyball team. The Yellowjackets advanced to the Section 8AA Championship, yet were swept by the Thief River Falls Prowlers, 3-0, in the final. That defeat has fueled the Yellowjackets through the off-season and into preseason practices.