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. 


FIGHTING DESTRUCTIVE INSECTS. State plant health specialists Angie Ambourn, center, and Jennifer Dippel took part in a presentation on the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Elk River Monday morning. The state is partnering with the Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in an effort to slow the spread of the insects, which include a survey in which volunteers look for increased woodpecker activity and other natural signs that could indicate an EAB infestation. (Photos by David Hannula)

JODI AND BEN BROWN volunteered to man the Minnesota Grown booth at the state fair last year.


ALL STATE ELITE gymnast Mallary Dick on beam.

The Big Lake 14 Elite volleyball team took third place in the President’s Day Festival Tournament, which incudes 64 schools from around the state. Team members are (front) Emily Zinken and Emma Pupeza. Standing are Kayla Ahrens, Haley Newhouse, Logan Miller, Sage Wuornos, Annika Poe, Megan Carlson, Makenzie Reiter, and Hailey Atwood. Not pictured is Alyssa Rezac. (Submitted photo).