Rock County Sports

Some members from the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club have participated at five different events since Feb. 23. They are (kneeling, from left) Brynlee Lass, Alexandria Gangestad, Reagan Gangestad, (back) Cody Henrichs, Luci Bommersbach, Perceyis Trierweiler and Jack Bommersbach. Missing are Noella Henrichs, Liam Brown and Zach Brown.
Members of the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club experienced a hectic schedule the past six weeks. At least one member of the local group participated at five different competitions in four different states. Jack Bommersback (third in sparring), Luci Bommersbach (first in sparring) and Perceyis Trierweiler...
Steve Bakken, a 2000 Hills-Beaver Creek High School graduate, takes a break during the Birkebeiner Ski Race in Norway March 16 to pose for a picture with some members of a micro party celebrating the event. The stuffed moose in the photo belongs to his six-year old son, Will. Steve and his wife, Mary, purchased the moose during a visit to Norway shortly before Will was born.
There’s something special about taking part in a long-standing tradition. Steve Bakken, a Rock County native, can attest to that after a recent trip to Norway. Bakken works as a human resource manager for Cargill in Wayzata and lives in St. Louis Park with his wife and children. When he crossed the...
Team Compulsory 4 members (from left) Breanna Richters, McKenzie Engwicht, Liz Kelm, Madison Ruesch, Katharine Kelm and Sophia Eisma complete their group number during Saturday’s ice show.
What has become a March ritual took center stage at the Blue Mound Ice Arena last weekend. The Blue Mound Figure Skaters presented a pair of showings of their 28th annual ice show in front of good crowds Friday and Saturday nights. The 2019 version of the event, Minnesota ON’ice, was designed to...
Three senior members of the Blue Mound Figure Skating Club are slated to perform solo numbers at the ice shows this weekend. They are (from left) Riley Severtson, Brenna Richters and McKenzie Engwicht. The shows begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights.
A spring ritual returns to the Blue Mound Ice Arena this weekend. The Blue Mound Figure Skating Club is slated to present its 28th annual ice show at the local venue Friday and Saturday nights. Both presentations begin at 7 p.m. Minnesota On’ice is the name of the 2019 version of the show. “It’s a...
So, with the weather being so brutal this winter, what is the best thing you can do for wildlife at this time? The answer is kind of a harsh one but is the answer rooted in the most science and biology from a wildlife perspective. The answer is to start planning your habitat projects for next...
Try hockey The Luverne Hockey Association is staging a Try Hockey for Free event at the Blue Mound Ice Arena on Saturday. Children between the ages of four through nine are encouraged to learn the basic skills of the game starting at 1 p.m. Contact Emily Papik (605-261-3574 or emilypapik(@hotmail....
A Luverne man who dedicated a good share of his life to officiating will be recognized for his service Friday at the Luverne Elementary School. The Luverne boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are scheduled to play a varsity doubleheader that evening, a day that has been declared Jere Ohme Day in...
As the 2018 Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener was winding down in the host city of Luverne, I was thinking back about the Rooster Ridge Wildlife Management Area land dedication that I attended near Beaver Creek. I remember talking to Howard Van Wyhe about his consideration to sell land to Rock...
The grounds at the Luverne Country Club could sport a carnival-type atmosphere on Sunday, Sept. 9. With the LCC’s annual club tournaments in the rearview mirror and postseason league play about to begin, club officials have decided to host an event geared to please the area’s youth. The first...
Luverne’s Greg Vande Velde pulled out a 1.438-second victory over Faribault’s P.J. Duchene to win the Late Season Enduro Race at the Rock County Fairgrounds Saturday night.
Luverne drivers turned in a strong showing at the Late Season Enduro Race staged at the Rock County Fairgrounds Saturday night. Local competitors claimed seven top 10 finishes in a race that started with 27 entries and ended with 10 cars on the track when the event reached its two-hour time limit....

Pages

Comment Here