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Golf to raise dollars for scholars PDF Print E-mail

By Gayle VanVooren
Mascot Editor

The committee has been working on the eighth annual Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament.
Committee member Ralph Hagen said, “We’ve had from 60-70 golfers each year and we hope to have that many again for this year.”
“Every dime that is generated goes into scholarships,” he added. “We have to cover basic costs, but our sponsors, the golfers and volunteers help to make this happen.”
They are hoping for a return visit from past golfers, and that new ones will want to take part.  
“We generally hear from folks the week of the tournament,” added Hagen, “and then we start putting teams together.”

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Mudhens destroy Hadley; Now 2-0 in playoffs PDF Print E-mail

dan hennenDan Hennen throws (right), defense sticks and Mudhens record second straight playoff win.

By Byron Higgin, Mascot Publisher

Hadley didn't see it coming — not this version of the Minneota Mudhen Playoff Express.

A rejuvinated Mudhen nine scored so quickly, and so often, Hadley never got a chance to react.

Before they could breathe, Minneota led 6-0 — and eventually went on to an eight-inning 11-1 victory.

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Josephson second in National Cadet title; named All-American PDF Print E-mail

 

adam with medalsAdam Josephson of Minneota, wrestling at 185 pounds in the National Cadet Wrestling Duals in Fargo got into the finals by beating Brad Johnson of Illinois, 1-0; 0-5 and 5-1.

Then he lost the national championship match to Mitch Sliga of Indiana, 7-2 and 2-0.

Josephson wrestled in the 189-pound bracket. His father Scott reported, "He has had a great tournament, was undefeated in three days of wrestling and will wrestled for the national championship."

His championship earned him All-American honors nationally.

"He has advanced further than any Minneota wrestler ever has in the national tournament and is the first Minneota wrestler to be named an All American.  We are very excited for him!" said his father Scott.

Josephson won 6 matches during the event and received a pair of byes along the way as he worked his way tot he finals.

He had two pins and four decisions to earn the honors.

 

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