Gopher head coaches and administrators will pack into a bus this May and hit the highway for the 2018 Gopher Road Trip. The latest edition of the athletics department’s springtime tradition will visit nine cities throughout greater Minnesota, first on the two-day Maroon trip in early May, followed by the two-day Gold trip at the end of the month.
The National High School Athletic Coaches Association announced the advancement of Jeff Morris from Perham High School as a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association National Coach of the Year in the sport of cross country. Eight finalists from across the nation will be honored during the National Coach of the Year Awards Banquet which takes place at the National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s national convention at the Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls, S.D. on the evening of June 27.
A 61-year-old Sebeka man was killed Monday when the semi-truck he was driving hit another truck at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and Minnesota Highway 27 in Grant County. The Minnesota State Patrol has not released the names of the driver who was killed. He was not wearing a seat belt. The State Patrol said the other driver, Alan Lee Powell, 63, of Mexico, Missouri, was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.
The Fergus Falls Hurricanes jumped ahead early and held on by the skin of their teeth, earning a 4-3 victory over the Hadley Buttermakers in the Class C Tournament at Green Isle on Aug. 26. However, luck wasn’t on the side of the Midway Snurdbirds as their bid for a Class C Championship came to a halt when they were defeated, 6-4, by the Faribault Lakers on Aug. 26 in Green Isle.
The New York Mills Millers from Region 14C and Pelican Rapids Lakers from 16C were both eliminated in the opening round of the Minnesota Baseball Association Class C tournament last weekend. The Millers were shutout in eight innings 11-0 by Carver Friday in Hamburg. The Black Sox were making their first appearance in the state tournament since 1983, while the Millers made their second consecutive appearance and seventh overall.
The Detroit Lakes Youth Wrestling Association hosted the ninth Annual Northwest Old-Timers Tournament at Detroit Lakes High School on April 1. All total, 40 wrestlers competed in 12 weight classes ranging from 123 to 293 pounds. “I was a little late getting the notice out for this year’s tournament, and I am sure that kept our numbers low”, said tournament organizer Tom Trowbridge. “I promise to get the date set much earlier next year.”
Perham FFA chapter members attended the 87th Minnesota FFA Convention April 24-26 at the University of Minnesota — Twin Cities. The 29 students listened to speakers and participated in awards, competitions, workshops and sessions among the many highlights for the record 3,649 FFA members from Minnesota attending the convention, celebrating the convention theme, "Together We." Career development events
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Perham was honored with GrandStay Hospitality's 2015 Web Hotel of the Year Award, the company's most prestigious award, during its Brand Conference held April 20-21 in Brooklyn Center. The award honors the hotel with the best online presence within the brand, recognizing the efforts of the hotel owners and manager for their effective use of web information, attractions, promotions and active participation in social media.
Henning-For the first time in Oakwood Golf Course’s history, they are hosting a qualifier to get into the Pine-to-Palm Tournament. Golfers will have an opportunity to compete for an all-exclusive...
The date is fast approaching for Perham’s 45-year-old Pioneer Festival, coming up Aug.