Eagles football team sharp in opener

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer Eden Valley-Watkins looked unstoppable right out of the gate last Thursday, Sept. 2, in Rockford. The Eagles put-up 14 first-quarter points and kept the momentum throughout the contest. Winning the game, 22-7, EV-W capped-off the victory with 8 fourth-quarter tallies, while holding the Rockets to just 7 -second-quarter points. EV-W…

EV-W volleyball team sharp in early season

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Eden Valley-Watkins volleyball girls looked good in their battle with Minnewaska last Tuesday, Aug. 31. Taking a 3-1 victory, the Eagles won with set scores of 25-22, 18-25, 26-24, and 25-23. Stats Whitney Jansen: 6 kills, 34 set assists, 1 ace, 14-15 serving, 7 digs. Alyssa Plantenberg: 5 kills,…

Cubs’ volleyball team shuts out Upsala

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Kimball volleyball girls looked sharp on Monday, Aug. 30, as they earned a 3-0 shutout over Upsala. (Kimball 3, Upsala 0; set scores were 25-21, 25-20 and 25-16). Match stats Serving: Olivia Mortenson, 7-8; Allie Leither, 17-17; Hallie Arnold, 8-12; Luci Schiefelbein, 9-10; Madelyn Hunt, 14-15; Emma Antigua, 6-7.…

Kimball volleyball girls shutout Spectrum

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Cubs kept their winning ways going, as they defeated Spectrum, 3-0, last Thursday, Sept. 2. Set scores were 25-21, 25-20 and 25-16. “Sets one and two were about finding a passing rhythm. By set three, our serves and receptions were more consistent. We played confidently and kept our energy…

Clippers make it to Final Four

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Watertown Red Devils had just defeated the Milroy Yankees, 10-0, at game time Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5, for the semifinal match-up. The Red Devils had three other wins under their belts in the tournament: 4-3 over Eagle Lake Expos, 8-1 over Avon Lakers, and 7-3 over Midway Snurdbirds. Earlier…

Kimball rolls over Benson

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Cubs were relentless last Friday night, Sept. 3, as they throttled Benson, 42-0. Kimball was in full charge at the halftime break, with a 28-0 advantage. The Cubs posted 358 yards rushing and had 102 more yards through the air. (Benson (0-1) 0 0 0 0 – 0; Kimball…

Clippers enjoy no-hitter win against Martins

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The second weekend of state tournament play for the Watkins Clippers started with a no-hitter win over the St. Martin Martins, 3-0. The Clippers scored 1 run in the top of the third inning, and another 2 in the eighth for good measure. With Dan Berg at the plate, in…

Clippers shut out Irish

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor In their third game of the 2021 Minnesota state amateur baseball tournament, the Clippers shut out the St. Patrick Irish to win, 2-0, and move into the Final Four semifinals. The Clippers scored 2 runs in the bottom of the third inning, and they maintained that lead to win the…

Team Merchant – Monday League Champions

On Monday evenings at Kimball Golf Club, 48 golfers compete in three-person league play, with a mix of men and women joining together on 16 teams. The season Championship was played Monday, Aug. 23. Championship match Team Merchant (Jarred Merchant, Brady Faber, Cam Hunt) beat Team Heairet (Donna Heairet, Dave Johnson, Chuck Kuechle) for the…

Eagles begin volleyball season at HL-W-W tourney

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer Starting off the new season in style, the Eden Valley-Watkins volleyball team played in tournament action on Friday, Aug. 27, at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted invitational. The Lady Eagles made a good showing, going 2-2 on the day. Match scores: (HL-W-W 2, EV-W 0); (Mound Westonka 2, EV-W 1); (EV-W 2,…