Millie Klefsaas won all four events to capture the all-around with a score of 35.825 leading Brainerd to a 135.20-117.675 Central Lakes Conference victory over Sauk Rapids Thursday at Brainerd High School. Klefsaas captured vault with a 9.35, floor with a 9.275, bars with an 8.8 and beam with an 8.4. "We really did very well on the bars tonight," said Warriors coach Dave Maras. "It was a fun meet." Brainerd placed four Warriors in the top five on bars.
COLERAINE - Noah Baker and the Brainerd Warrior boys team dashed to a second-place finish in the Grand Rapids Invitational on Thursday at Mt. Itasca. Baker finished less than three seconds behind first-place Seth Prigge of Ely. Prigge finished in 11:31.8 followed by Baker at 11:34.7 in an interval start race. "Number-wise Noah was in the range of Seth who's a ranked skier and so was the kid behind him from Grand Rapids," Warriors co-head coach Mary Claire Ryan said. "Noah just looked so solid. This is a much more technical course.
North Dakota State left tackle Joe Haeg of Lake Shore and defensive end Kyle Emanuel were named to the Football Championship Subdivision Athletic Directors Association All-America team Thursday. It's the third award for Haeg, a Brainerd High School graduate, who was cited by the American Football Coaches Association and the Associated Press. It's the fourth All-America award for Emanuel, who previously was named by the AFCA, Walter Camp Football Foundation and the AP. The second annual award recognizes the top student-athletes from FCS institutions at 11 different positions. No.
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Crow Wing sheriff ARRESTS - A driver and passenger were arrested at 12:20 a.m. Thursday following a police chase. A deputy observed a vehicle going through a stop sign at Crow Wing County Roads 3 and 127 in Merrifield. When the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled south on County Road 3 and then turning onto Legionville Road where the driver and passenger abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. Deputies then requested assistance from the Baxter K-9 team. At 12:50 a.m., K-9 Gator, located the driver, a 24-year-old man, and he was arrested.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a call at 1:06 p.m. Thursday at a home on the 5800 block of Birchdale Road, north of Baxter. It was reported that people were working on a home and it set off the smoke detectors. Firefighters also responded to a call at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday of a vehicle rollover where a woman was trapped inside on County State Aid Highway 77. The woman got out of her vehicle before the firefighters' arrival. The woman was transported to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby for unknown injuries. The Crow Wing and Cass county sheriff's offices assisted on scene.
CROSBY - Several of the youths and volunteers at the Cuyuna Range Youth Center recently made and delivered more than 500 holiday cookies to members of the community. Among those helping with the project were Kathy Laughton, vice president of the youth center board; Gage Dreiling, volunteer; and Leeann Kelley Hanson and Zach Zalewski.
A 44-year-old Shoreview man was arrested Thursday for fleeing an officer on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported. Subsequent investigation led to recovery of two stolen ATVs and the solving of several burglaries in southern Cass and Wadena Counties, said Burch. Burch reminds all residents to secure their belongings and to have an inventory of items including serial numbers as this is helpful in investigating in the unfortunate event that you are victim to a burglary or theft. The investigation continues and formal charges are pending with the Cass County Atto
ST. CLOUD - The Little Falls Flyers saw their win streak stopped at two after Thursday's 6-0 loss to St.
PEQUOT LAKES - CJ Borleis recorded 27 points to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 65-59 non-conference win over Pierz Thursday. Gage Westlund added 16 points for the 6-1 Patriots. Noah Boser's 18 points powered the Pioneers. Nick Herold tallied 13 and Aaron Weber added 10. Pierz 31 28 - 59 Pequot Lakes 31 34 - 65 PIERZ Nick Herold 13, Jonny Kasper 8, Aaron Weber 10, Robbie Skiba 4, Kyle Becker , Noah Boser 18. FG 24-51 (47 percent), FT 2-7 (28 percent). 3-point 9-23 (39 percent). Overall: 2-4. Next: at Foley 7:30 p.m.