BIG LAKE HORNETS number one singles junior Jett Weiand won his match against Cambridge-Isanti’s Destin Modina in three sets this week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Tennis loses to Cambridge 6-1

Staff Writer
Jennifer Edwards
The Big Lake Hornets boys tennis number one singles player junior Jett Weiand won his match against Cambridge Bluejacket opponent Destin Modina in three sets.
“After narrowly losing the first set, 4-6, Jett found the confidence he needed to claim his first conference win of the season by winning the next two sets, 6-0, 6-1,” said Coach Brett Mattson.
The team lost to Cambridge, 6-1. Their match against the Rogers Royals has been postponed until May 2, Coach Mattson said.
The Hornets take on the Mora Mustangs in a non-conference match Friday. Results of this match will be in next week’s paper.
Monday they play Heritage Christian Academy at home at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday they travel to Chisago Lakes. Thursday they take on the St. Francis Saints at home at 4:15 p.m. 


(From left) Lexi Freund (Big Lake), Betsey Cornelius and Ben Cornelius (Nowthen), Gunner Dorweiler and Colton Dorweiler (Princeton), Ben Manning (Zimmerman), Bailey Dorweiller (Princeton) and Salene Krueger (Big Lake.) The county fair runs from July 16-19. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Dr. Lola Sutherland is retiring from clinical practice after 33 years in the Big Lake community. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

SMITTY’S AMATEUR FIDDLERS CONTEST drew 22 musicians to compete in Big Lake this year. They were accompanied by Gilmore Lee.

LEE GERHARDSON, 47, from New London, was found dead in Big Lake near the swimming beach in 10 feet of water Monday. Cause of death is unknown at this time but foul play is not suspected.

Adopt-a-Road participants volunteer for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and work to clean roadsides that border and bisect refuge land. This spring, from April to June, approximately six individuals, three families, and seven groups, such as boy and girl scouts and 4-H groups, volunteered to clean countless miles of roads. (Submitted photo.)