The North Dakota State University and St. John's University football teams came up with big wins in front of their homecoming crowds, the Granite City Lumberjacks completed a weekend sweep, and the University of Minnesota and St. Cloud State University men's hockey teams got their seasons off to a hot start on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Minnesota Twins lost in Detroit, the St. Cloud Norsemen were swept by Aberdeen, and the Gopher football team suffered their first loss of the year. On Sunday the Minnesota Vikings will face the New Orleans Saints in London, and the Wild will travel to Chicago for their third preseason game.
The Granite City Lumberjacks kept their perfect record intact with a trip to Wyoming Friday, while the Minnesota Twins shut out the Tigers and the St. Cloud Norsemen came up short at home. On Saturday, the University of Minnesota, North Dakota State University, and St. John's University football teams will all play their homecoming games, and college hockey returns to Minnesota with the Gophers and Huskies both hitting the ice.
Sauk Rapids-Rice 37, Bemidji 23
(Sauk Rapids improves to 5-0 and will play at St. Francis next Friday)
Sartell-St. Stephen 30, Moorhead 12
(The Sabres improve to 2-4 and will host Alexandria next Friday)
Milaca 26, Cathedral 19
(Cathedral drops to 1-4 and will play at Albany next Friday)
Tech 35, Apollo 0
(Tech ends 20-game losing streak...
RED/BLACK WORD SERIES
(Thursday September 29th)
RED 12 BLACK 1 (7 Innings)
The Red got a big win over the Black to make the series 2-1 in favor of the Black. They did collect sixteen hits, including three home runs, two triples and two doubles...
Clear Lake is a town of 641 people in Sherburne County located 13 miles southeast of St. Cloud at the intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 24. Clear Lake is the focus of this Small Town series on WJON. I talked with longtime Clear Lake resident and author Bud Stimler and Dave McDonald and Jennifer Dierkes from McDonalds Meats.