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.
- Member for
- 4 years 3 months
Perham-Wednesday Night’s contest between the Pelican Rapids Lakers and the Perham Pirates was a throwback to the golden age of baseball. The term pitch count and specialist relievers were thrown...
Athletes young and old converged on Paul Miller Park for the 12th annual Average Jo Triathlon on Saturday, June 27. The first person across the finish line was a familiar face to the Average Jo Triathlon. Baxter’s Casey Miller won the triathlon for the second consecutive year.
The annual Fourth of July baseball game and fireworks display returns on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. when the Perham Pirates play host to the Dent Wildcats. “We have been hosting this annual game with a local opponent for 40-years or so,” Krueger Field’s Bob Schepper said. “It’s really a nice event and brings in a nice crowd.” The event is more than just the baseball game as it features several activities taking place during the game as well for the people in attendance.
The Perham Stingers finished the 2015 Highway 10 Classic with a 2-1 record overall, disposing of New York Mills and Pequot Lakes, while suffering a defeat to the eventual champion, Grand Rapids. The Stingers suffered an opening round defeat to Grand Rapids, 14-8. They followed that up with a 6-0 victory over New York Mills and closed it out with a 6-4 win over Pequot Lakes.
Perham-The formula for the Perham Pirates has been simple. Good pitching and good defense win ball games. The Pirates continued that trend when Eric Hendrickx pitched a two-hit shut-out, helping...
After much discussion, a Perham area landmark is expected to keep its signature look after reconstruction is complete. The Perham Public Library project is moving forward, after accepting the bid from W. Gohman of St. Cloud, Minn., for $567,095 in a 4-1 vote at a special Perham City Council meeting on Wednesday, June 17.
Perham-The finish line at Arvig Park featured several familiar faces to the Perham Cross Country running scene. Current students, Caitlin Covington and Jacob Dickerson earned first place finishes, while current...
Perham-Normally when teams switch from aluminum bats to wooden bats, runs become tough to come by. The Perham Buzz American Legion baseball team destroyed that theory. The Buzz went 3-0,...
Perham-At its core, it’s a traditional baseball tournament. But, the annual Highway 10 Classic offers much more than that. “It’s the fourth annual this year and it’s a very good...
It started out as a simple fundraiser for St. Paul’s Lutheran School and it grew into one of the state’s largest Color Dashes put on by Colordash. The event drew more than 690 runners to the Pioneer Grounds at Arvig Park in Perham on Saturday morning. “It was amazing. We had perfect weather and you couldn’t ask for anything better than that,” Race Coordinator Alisyn Keil said. “The turnout and the support were just phenomenal.”