Rock County Sports

Nan Skattum
A Rock County woman recorded a hole-in-one at a golf club in Arizona Friday. Nan Skattum was playing a round with some family members at the Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch when she registered an ace. Playing the par-3 fourth hole at the course in Gilbert, Skattum drew a 5-wood to attack the pin...
The Blue Mound Figure Skaters will host the Ice Crystal Classic 2017 at the Blue Mound Ice Arena Jan. 13-15. More than 100 competitors from six different clubs are expected to skate in individual and team events during the Ice Skating Institute-sponsored District 10 event. Along with the local...
A Rock County resident recorded a hole-in-one in Arizona Dec. 7. Geff Fitzer, a rural Luverne man, registered the first ace of his career at the Encanterra Country Club in the San Tan Valley area. Fitzer and his wife, Jackie, were playing an 18-hole round at the club along with another couple from...
A Worthington man ran away with the overall title of the annual De-Light-Ful 5K Run Saturday in Luverne. Matt Jirele led a pack of 62 runners by completing the course with a time of 18:01. Six runners from the Star Herald coverage area completed the run among the top 10 finishers along with Jirele...
Seven members of the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club competed at the 35th annual Midwest Open Tae Kwon Do Championships Nov. 5 in Tea, South Dakota. They are (front row, from left) Aaron Kindt, Bode Krueger, Elliott Morris, (back) Tahliya Krueger, Josie Scholten and Rylee Anderson. Missing is Jerzey Hood.
Seven members of the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club found success at the 35th annual Midwest Open Tae Kwon Do Championships stage Nov. 5 in Tea, South Dakota. The local athletes won a combined three event championships, and every local entry placed in at least one event. Jerzey Hood had a strong showing...
5K fun The annual De-Light-Ful 5K Race is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Luverne Area Aquatics and Fitness Center. Online registration is open now for $20 at www.allsportcentral.com. Race day registration runs from 5-5:50 p.m. at the LAAFC for $25. Registration includes entry to the race...
The Rock County Sportsman’s Club staged its end of the year banquet Sept. 23. Here is a look at the final results from the 2016 season.   Handicap league  Class A team champion is Slocum Taxidermy (Dave Stearns, Rick Ossefoort), Chris Balster, DaveStearns, Jim Slocum, Doug Deutsch and Bruce...
Luverne’s Shane Fick has put together a sensational summer as a micro sprints driver with eight consecutive feature race wins late in the 2016 season.
The summer of 2016 will be a season that will be unforgettable for Shane Fick. Fick, a 2008 Luverne High School graduate who farms in the area, has emerged as a dominating presence on the micro sprints racing scene over the past couple of months. The fact that Fick won the micro sprints points...

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