River Lakes girls lose in Class A quarters

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Stars played Gentry Academy last Friday, March 26, in the Class A quarterfinals, and lost, 4-1. Shots on goal favored Gentry, 36-20. Goalie Kaydence Roeske faced 36 shots and saved 32 of them. Hannah Zimmer, 1 assist; Myckenzie Cremers, 1 goal. 1st Period – RVRLAK – Cremers goal (even…

Another sure sign of Spring

The boys (and girls) of summer are back out on the ball fields, practicing for their upcoming seasons. Above, several members of the Kimball Express amateur baseball team were out on the field Sunday afternoon. Spring sports practices for both Kimball and Eden Valley-Watkins high schools began this Monday, March 29. Bring it on! Staff…

Golf Club opens for season

The Kimball Golf Club was open for golfers starting Friday morning, March 26. Although there is still some snow up on Powder Ridge, the ski hill’s last day of this season was March 9. Several unseasonably warm and windy days helped to end one season and start the other, both a bit earlier than usual.…

River Lakes girls – Section 6A Champs advance to State

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Lady Stars stormed into Paynesville Arena Thursday, March 18, to take on Fergus Falls in Section 6A semifinal tournament action. River Lakes emerged with a 4-1 victory over the Otters, and that assured them a slot in the championship game against Willmar, Saturday, March 20, at the Civic Center.…

Hockey girls lose a pair, tie one

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The River Lakes girls had a busy week, last week, taking on Chisago Lakes, Tuesday, March 2; then matching up with Sartell/Sauk Rapids Thursday, March 4; and winding up the week on Saturday, with a game versus Willmar. The Stars lost Tuesday’s game, 4-3; they skated to a 2-2 tie…

Hockey boys play full week

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The River Lakes hockey boys filled up the week, by playing three games in six days. On Monday, March 1, the Stars lost to Sartell-St. Stephen, 4-1. Next up, RL was defeated by Mora/Milaca, 4-3, Thursday, March 4. Salvaging the week, the Stars icemen stopped Willmar, 6-3 Saturday, March 6.…

River Lakes boys unable to settle Storm

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The River Lakes boys lost a tough one last Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Richmond Arena as they were edged out, 4-3, by Sauk Rapids-Rice. Despite a Jacob Philippi hat trick, the Stars could not overcome the aggressive Storm offensive rush. Shots on goal favored SR-R, 40-29. (Stars individual stats) Drew…

River Lakes girls split the week

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer It was another highly competitive week for the girls as they battled with and lost to Alexandria, 3-0, Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Richmond Arena; and on Thursday, the Stars bounced back at Paynesville Arena, with a 2-0 victory over Brainerd/Little Falls. Alexandria game Shots on goal favored the Cards, 37-25.…

Lady Stars win one, lose one

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The River Lakes girls lost to Willmar, 3-2, Tuesday, Feb. 16; and they won, 4-0, over a tough Bemidji squad on Thursday. Willmar game Shots on goal favored RL, 29-20. Goalie Kaydence Roeske faced 20 shots on goal and saved 17 of them. Individual scoring: Hannah Zimmer, 1 goal; Brianna…

Stars boys win one, lose one

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer It was an all-out blitz on -Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Richmond Arena when the Stars threw a 6-0 shutout against Willmar. On Thursday, the boys fell to Bemidji at the Community Center, 4-0. Willmar game Shots on goal favored RL, 34-12. Stars individual stats – Drew Tangen (goalie) shots against,…

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