The Big Lake boys soccer team.

Boys soccer lost 1-0

Staff Writer
Ken Francis

THE BIG LAKE BOYS soccer team played one of its best games of the season, but lost, 1-0 in a shootout after double overtime to Hermantown in the Section 7A playoffs last Thursday. Hermantown (12-6-2) went on to beat Cloquet, Monticello and Chisago Lakes to advance to the state tournament. Above, Raymond Cisneros (right) tries to head in a shot off a corner kick in a game earlier this season as his teammates are poised for a rebound.


MEMBERS OF THE BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR performed for the school board at the beginning of their last meeting. The Chamber Choir members are selected for their skills from among their peers. They were directed by Mary Ebanks. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

DARLENE LANZ grew up just east of town and has lived in or around Big Lake all her life. She recalls what Christmas was like in Big Lake back then. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SHERBURNE COUNTY ATTORNEY Kathleen Heaney, taking over as MCAA President. (Submitted photo.)

Cheryl Turck and Corey Mabis of the Sherburne County Probation Dept. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

SANTA AND HIS HELPERS prepared to give out toys to 111 families at the Food Shelf Monday. The toys were all donated by one local merchant. (Photo by Ken Francis.)