BIG LAKE HORNETS Captain Alison Robertson won her Mississippi 8 Conference match versus Chisago Lakes. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Tennis tops Vikings

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Jennifer Edwards

 

The Big Lake Hornets girls varsity tennis team beat the North Branch Vikings, 5-2, at home Tuesday. This was their second conference win of the season.
Alexa Campbell at number one singles lost to Janice Elkerton in three sets. Amanda Campbell won her match, 7-6 and 6-1. Captain Ali Robertson, playing number four singles, beat Kaitlyn Johnson, 6-2 and 6-2.
The doubles team of Captain Mady Johnson and Karleigh Johnson won their match, 6-1 and 6-2. Number two doubles Captain Mary Peterson and Kendal Janousek won, 6-0 and 6-4. 
Paige Domyah and Kelly Jochum, at number three doubles, won their match in two sets, 6-1 and 6-2.
“They start section play on Monday. I don't find out who they play until Sunday night at the section seeding meeting,” said Coach Brett Mattson.
The victory was the Hornets second Mississippi 8 Conference win this season.

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FRESH FLAME BURGER serves up fast food with its own flair on Hwy. 10 in Big Lake. Clara Henderson, Kari Luckey and Jamall Whitelaw ordered their food to go from restaurant owner Gus Afrooz. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SHERBURNE COUNTY 4-H’ers got some hands-on experience working at the 4-H foodstand at the fairgrounds Wednesday evening in preparation for the Sherburne County Fair, which starts Wednesday. About 60 kids from six different 4-H clubs learned how to grill burgers, cook fries and hot dogs and serve customers during the orientation event. Above are Big Lakers Katie Olson (left), Kirsten Olson and Taylor Muehlbauer cooking fries and Bailey Muehlbauer (right) getting hamburger buns ready. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

GRAND KNIGHT DENNIS NAGORSKI of the Knights of Columbus presented Big Lake Chief of Police Joel Scharf and Becker Chief of Police Brent Baloun with a donation of prescription drug drop-boxes for each city. Along with marijuana, prescription drugs are often abused because of easy access. Keeping them out of the water system is important to protect the environment. Now our residents have a safe way to dispose of their unwanted or out-dated medications. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).