BIG LAKE HORNET GYMNAST Laura Jore doing a bridge during her floor routine Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Hornet gymnasts easily top Princeton Tuesday

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Jennifer Edwards
The Big Lake Hornets varsity gymnastics team beat the Princeton Tigers, 137.475-117.225 at home Tuesday. The JV team also won their meet, 123.6-95.75.
Laura Jore took first place for the Hornets on the vault, with a score of 9.225, first place on the bars with a score of 9.0, first place on the beam with a score of 9.35 and first on the floor with 3.375. She won the all-around with 36.95 points.
Tessa Iverson took second place in the vault for the Hornets with a score of 8.65 Cassie Knick was fourth with a score of 8.55 and Kaity Swanson was fifth with 8.5. The Hornets’ vault total was 34.925 to the Tigers 33.675.
Lily Noble took second place on the bars for the Hornets with a score of 8.05. Cassie Knick was third with 7.75 and Avery Huber was fourth with 7.7. Team score for the Hornets was 32.5 to the Tigers 24.7. Cassie Knick took second place on the beam with a score of 9.2. Lily Noble was third with 8.425. Britney Knick was fifth with 7.9. Team score was 34.875-26.6.
Cassie Knick took third place on the floor for the Hornets with a score of 8.7 Lily Noble was fourth with a score of 8.65. Iverson was fifth with 8.45. Team scores were Hornets 35.175, Tigers had 32.25.
Cassie Knick finished second in the varsity all-around with a score of 34.2. Helena Lingasin took first place in the JV all-around with a score of 30.3. Iverson was first in the combined all-around with a score of 31.45. Avery Huber was second with 31. Swanson was third with 30.5 and Britney Knick was fourth with 30.
The Hornets compete in the Brainerd Invitational Dec. 21 and host the Tropical Twist Invitation Jan. 4 at noon, with teams from Becker, Annandale, Waconia, Sauk Rapids-Rice, Elk River, New London-Spicer, Minneapolis Southwest, East Ridge and Chisago Lakes.
Jore was recognized in the Minneapolis Star Tribune sports section for her outstanding performance against St. Francis this week. Teammate Mallary Dick, out this week with a knee injury, was also recognized by that paper as one of the top young high school gymnasts in the state.

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BABY LIAM SCHUMACHER and marathon runner Amy Visci who returns to Boston this year to support Team Liam. (Submitted photo).

WATERSHED EVENT. Sherburne SWCD Watershed Coordinator Tiffany Determan will host the third-annual Mississippi Watershed Event Thursday, April 24 from 4-7 p.m. in the Monticello Community Center at 505 Walnut St. SWCD staff and experts from state and federal agencies will be on hand to discuss lake and stream renovation projects, and refreshments will be served. (David Hannula photo.)

PAPER TRAIL. Newspapers, tax records, plat books and dozens of other books and printed items in the collection at the Sherburne History Center were highlighted during the "Day at the Museum" tour at the facility last Saturday. One day, the newspapers shown here and many others will be available on a computer screen, SHC officials said, making family historical research a much more convenient process. (David Hannula photo.)

OUTSTANDING FORESTRY AWARD. Sherburne SWCD Conservationist Gina Hugo received this Minnesota Community Forestry Award in March for her work in five urban communities in the previous year. (David Hannula photos.)

POSING FOR A PICTURE WITH THE EASTER BUNNY are Johnny, Olivia, Joe and Jacob O’Brien. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).