Rock County Sports

Susan Skattum (left) and Debbie Kooiker (right) won flight titles during the Women’s Club Tournament Saturday.
Three champions were crowned during the 68th version of the Women’s Club Tournament staged Saturday at the Luverne Country Club. Along with Mary Jo Graphenteen’s repeat performance as club champion, Susan Skattum and Debbie Kooiker claimed flight titles. In what proved to be the tournament’s most...
Four men captured flight titles during the 81st version of Men’s Club Tournament over the weekend. They are (from left) Joe Dorhout, Adam Finke, Adam Hansen and Jeff Wieneke.
Four more players joined club champion Pete Connell as flight winners during the 81st Men’s Club Tournament staged Saturday and Sunday at the Luverne Country Club. While Connell claimed his first title of the championship flight, Joe Dorhout, Adam Hansen, Adam Finke and Jeff Wieneke celebrated...
When you drive by a citizen-owned land parcel in southwest Minnesota, do you really know and understand what they are and how they got there? Most folks would have to answer no. I will try to share with you some information about how and why these areas exist and how they are similar but distinctly...
Corey Stratton (left) and Ray Hoogeveen (right) won the low gross and low net titles respectively during the Luverne Country Club’s Seniors’ Club Tournament Saturday.
Two new champions emerged from the field at the 2019 version of the Luverne Country Club’s Seniors’ Club Tournament Saturday. Corey Stratton captured the tournaments low gross championship for the first time and Ray Hoogeveen claimed the low net title for the first time in a couple of years during...
Payton Acheson posts a qualifying ride that gave him second place in the mini-bull division at the Rock County Fair Friday.
Four champions were crowned during the Minnesota Xtreme Bull Riding show at the Rock County Fairgrounds Friday. Making an appearance at the Rock County Fair for the third consecutive year, cowboys young and old put on an entertaining performance for an enthusiastic crowd in the grandstands. A total...
Adrian Even Schettler (second, right) won the Enduro Race Saturday night. Pictured on the left are his parents, Toni and Michael Schettler, and race director Justin Kemp (right).
An Adrian man experienced a lot of success during the 2019 Rock County Fair. Even Schettler posted the first two victories of his career during a span of 48 hours during a pair of grandstand appearances. Schettler’s first win came during the Rock Speedway Races Thursday, when he drew the checkered...
Luverne's Trevor Kracht won a heat race and the feature title in the hobby stock class at the Rock County Speedway Races Thursday.
Two area drivers celebrated feature titles during Thursday’s Rock County Speedway Races at the Rock County Fair. Luverne’s Trevor Kracht and Adrian’s Evan Schettler emerged as champions in the respective division during the evening, which included four divisions of competition overall. A total of...
If you live in farm country, you are most likely no stranger to what is called a side-by-side, and you might not recognize it by its commercial label, utility terrain vehicle or UTV. But most folks will get a real clear picture when they hear Ranger or Mule, the two most common models made by...
The grandstand lineup for the Rock County Fair remains intact for the 2019 version of the event. For the third consecutive year, auto racing and bull riding events will be on display Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Action starts Thursday when the Rock County Speedway Races take place in front...
South Dakota riders (from right to left)) Ryan Waterfall (Milbank), Jens Kuiper (Watertown) and Jade Miller (Milbank) make the turn into the Beaver Creek donut stop during the Tour de Donut Minnesota Saturday.
The second version of the Tour de Donut Minnesota proved to be a resounding success Saturday. While no participant information was available from the 10-mile mini tour, the main divisions of the event (55-mile, 33-mile and 17-mile rides) attracted 84 participants overall. There were 47 entries...

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