High School

BIG LAKE HORNETS GYMNASTS TOOK SIXTH PLACE at the state meet Friday and Lily Noble, Laura Jore and Cassie Knick went on to compete in the individual competition Saturday. Pictured from the left are Avery Huber, Cassie Knick, Meghann Norrbom, Laura Jore, Grace Thieke, Tessa Iverson, Kaity Swanson and Lily Noble. (Submitted photo).

Hornets gymnasts finish 6th at state

Three Big Lake Hornet gymnasts went on to compete in the state individual championships at the University of Minnesota Gymnastics Center Saturday after the Hornets took sixth place in the team ch

THE BIG LAKE HORNETS VARSITY GYMNASTICS TEAM won their section meet at Princeton Saturday and moved on to state this weekend. Lily Noble, Laura Jore and Cassie Knick also qualified for the state individual meet. Pictured from left to right are Mallary Dick, Meghann Norrbom, Lily Noble, Laura Jore, Tiffany Farrell, Tessa Iverson, Cassie Knick, Britney Knick, Grace Thieke and Avery Huber. (Photo by Bill Morgan).

Hornets again section champions!

The Big Lake Hornets varsity gymnastics team won the Section 7A meet with the Becker Bulldogs, snapping at their heels Saturday to advance to state this weeken

COURTNEY NELSON (25) scored 39 points in Big Lake’s last three games. She had 14 against Coon Rapids, 13 against Blaine and 12 against Monticello. Above, she goes baseline for a score against Monticello in a game played earlier this season as Kayla Rush (22) sets a pick. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Ladies drop 3 games

The Big Lake girls basketball team lost three games over the past week.

AUSTIN POE scored 74 points in Big Lake’s three wins in the past week. He had 24 against St. Cloud Apollo, 29 against Rocori and 21 against Monticello. Above, he drives for a score in a game earlier this season against Buffalo. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Hornets win 3 more, sections start Tuesday

The Big Lake boys basketball team won three more games over the past week, beating St. Cloud Apollo, Rocori and Monticello.



TWO BIG LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS, Trent Ramert and Svea Pearson, were selected from more than 2,000 applicants to participate in the American Choral Directors’ Association of Minnesota’s Honor Choir. (Submitted photo).

WITCHY KAREN BETLAND flew in and parked her broomstick at the Trail of Terror to hand out candy to kids on the path

Dottie Carpenter ran the Cupcake Raffle on Saturday night at the Rivers of Hope Gala. Purchasing a cupcake entered the buyer into a raffle for a Sterling Silver and Black Diamond Naledi Shield Pendant donated by Loch Jewelers in Monticello.

HARLEY DAVIDSON recovered in Big Lake at 750 Minnesota Avenue. (Submitted photo.)

Steven Jay Hansen