Rock County Sports

Luverne Country Club member Dave Gangestad (right) and Pat Boland emerged as champions of the LCC’s Member-Guest Tournament staged Friday and Saturday.
The Luverne Country Club has hosted 38 Member-Guest Tournaments. Luverne’s Dave Gangestad has played in all of them. Gangestad will tell you he has experienced little success at the annual July event, but that all changed over the weekend. Gangestad and his partner, Pat Boland (Rochester), came up...
Ellsworth's Devin Dreesen competes in an eating challenge during Thursday's World Wienerman Championships in Luverne.
A total of six, four-person teams accepted the challenge of participating of the ninth version of the World Wienerman Championships Thursday in Luverne. The annual event, which is a part of Luverne’s Hot Dog Night celebration, tests the participants’ skills in biking, running, swimming as well as...
Five members of the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club tested their skills at the USA Tae Kwon Do National Championships in Minneapolis June 28-July 4. The local competitors include (front) Brynlee Lass, (back, from left) Luci Bommersbach (second), Cody Henrichs, Perceyis Trierweiler and Jack Bommersbach. Pictured with the competitors is coach Jordan Relford (far left).
Six area martial artists took advantage of their location to compete at the 2019 United States of America Tae Kwon Do National Championships June 28-July 4. With the event being staged in Minneapolis, the opportunity to compete at the event was too good to pass up for five members of the Luverne...
Whenever I attend a Luverne High School gymnastics meet in the winter months, I always find myself being amazed. It could be because of my advanced age, or the fact that I carry a few more pounds around my waist compared with the past, but I always reach the same conclusion. There’s absolutely no...
The spring seeding and burning seasons are over, so now I turn to noxious weed control and the removal of undesirable invasive trees. Over the past 30 years the weed that garners the most attention by ag producers is the Canada thistle — an opportunistic weed that grows in great numbers in any area...
Sioux Falls athlete Kimber Pierzchalski won the women's individual and overall individual titles at the Davis Lake Triathlon Thursday.
Early-morning rain wasn’t enough to derail the fourth version of the Davis Lake Triathlon on the Fourth of July. Luverne received a half-inch of rain early Thursday morning, but it only led to a slight delay for the participants in the event that calls for athletes to test their kayaking, biking...
What always have been popular events at the Rock County Speedway should be even more interesting the summer. Rock County residents seem to love their Enduro Races, which is evident when they pack the grandstands for Enduro action at the local oval for the annual Rock County Fair and Late-Season...
Stacy Krohnberg (left), of Walters, won the Pre-Fair Enduro Race at Rock County Speedway Saturday night. Presenting the trophy to Krohnberg is event organizer Justin Kemp.
The second in a series of six enduro races was staged at Rock County Speedway in Luverne Saturday. The Sturdevant’s Pre-Fair Enduro Race was cut short due to rain Saturday evening, but local race fans will get the chance to view two more races at the local track in the coming months. Luverne will...
Rock County Sportsman’s Club May 28 Team Scores: Agri-Energy LCC — 112, 96 Slocum Taxidermy 2— 111, 110 Slocum Taxidermy 3 — 100, 110 Slocum Taxidermy 1 — 105, 99 Howling Dog Saloon — 104, 86 Loosbrock Electric — 101, 103 Luverne Body Shop — 102, 97 Nergaard Construction — 97, 73 Big Orv’s Bar — 96...
Scott Rall
If you enjoy traveling with your dogs, what issues do you need to pay special attention to? If you have a kennel in the back of the truck or in the rear compartment of your mini-SUV, the dog can travel there without the threat of severe weather conditions about 5-6 months per year. We all hear of...

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