Area Sports

Pictured top row: Aaron Puppe, Wyatt Blakstvedt, Luke Johnson, and Jared Frie Bottom Row: Wyatt Sawatzke, Sawyer Blakstvedt, Chandler Nagorski, and Alex Ombogi. Not pictured are Jack Iverson and Nathan Coulson. (Submitted photo.)

1st place for local boy's basketball players

A team of local boy's youth basketball players took 1st place in the North St. Paul Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) Spring 5th Grade Tournament.  

Front row (L-R) Alexander Arnold (NL-S), Brandon Adelman (NL-S), Coach Mike Nagorski. Back row (L-R) Ryan Slette (Willmar), Jake Evans (Willmar), Seth Wiest (Delano), Logan Nagorski (Big Lake), Reno Bredahl (Delano). (Submitted photo.)

Nagorski played in 7th grade MYAS Rising Star Showcase

Logan Nagorski, Big Lake, played in the 7th grade MYAS Rising Stars Showcase at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Sat., March 22.

Back Row (L to R): Coach Mike Nagorski, Ben Busse, Jake Ireland, DeVonne Harris, Logan Nagorski, Coach Paul Ireland. Front Row: Payton Barrett, Deon Harris, Spencer Hinrichs, Trey Teige. Not pictured Jake Zastrow. (Submitted photo.)

Big Lake 7th Grade Boys Basketball team took 1st place

The Big Lake 7th Grade Boys Basketball team took 1st place at the MYAS State Tournament the weekend of March 8 and 9. There were 197 7th grade teams competing in 13 different 16 team brackets.

Front row: Matt Denzen, Dylan Robeck, Parker Schroeder, and Brady Plattner. Middle row: Blake Rondo, Tyler Gagnon, Joe Sauer and Dawson Remer. Back row: Coach Schroeder and Coach Plattner. (Submitted photo.)

Boys 4th grade basketball team

The Boys 4th Grade white basketball team took third place at the Class "C" Grade State Tournament in North St. Paul March 1 and 2.



THE BIG WOODEN CROSS which stood behind the monument known as La Pieta was broken in Our Lady of the lake Catholic Cemetery last weekend. (Submitted photos.)

THE BECKER-BIG LAKE SQUIRT B1 HOCKEY TEAM. Front row, (L-R): Erik Baker, Cooper Fredericks, Josh Lillemo, Jack Beckstrom, Kellen Hurt and Luke Boardson. Second row, (L-R): Dillon Lindenau, Nik Hughes, Ben Piehl, Eli Sheideman, Zack Dembinski, Jacob Polecec and Dylan Pishney. Coaches, (L-R): Eron Boardson, Head Coach Mark Fredericks and Jake Pishney. (Submitted photos).

Pictured above are food shelf volunteer Bob Segler, Big Lake Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson, Dr. Scott Schulz, Tara Boone and Sara Peterson. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE SHERBURNE COUNTY CHAPTER OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL donated $1,200 worth of items to the Big Lake Community Food Shelf Tuesday. The donation included 50 hams and some personal care items. Pictured above from the left are Big Lake Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson, Coborn’s Manager Mitch Utecht, Thrivent Financial Associate Curtis Snesrud, Coborn’s Assistant Manager John Howard, Thrivent Financials Associate Derek Birdsall and food shelf volunteer Bob Segler. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

TOMMY ECKSTROM had to think hard about what he wanted to say on the gift card for the present he had just purchased.