Tom Larson is the sports editor of the West Central Tribune.
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A beaten Mark Foss figured he’d finally found rock bottom in the back of a police car in April 2002, heading to prison for the third time. He was wearing...
Conventional wisdom says National Football League prospects don’t hail from small towns like Hancock and they don’t play their college ball at small schools like the University of Minnesota, Morris...
By Tom Larson email@example.com or one more year, fans of girls high school basketball have a chance to see arguably the best area player to grace the court. New London-Spicer...
This evening's Section 6AA South game between New London-Spicer and Morris/Chokio-Alberta at St. John's University has been postponed and is rescheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at SJU. The Stevens County...
COLLEGEVILLE – Several times this season, New London-Spicer opponents have felt pretty confident heading into halftime after hanging close to the Wildcats in the first 18 minutes of the game...
BENSON -- The Willmar Cardinals topped the Morris Benson Area Storm 10-7 on Tuesday. Actually, this was a season-opening boys hockey game with deuces wild. Each team had an ace up their sleeve. Hunter Schneider scored four goals for the winning team, plus assisting teammates on three others. The Storm answered with Tanner Picht; he layed down a hat trick. The stat sheet listed a combined 80 shots on net by the combatants.
Ken Grunig has watched Kendra Schmidgall ply her considerable athletic skills on dusty ball diamonds and under the fluorescent lights of gymnasiums for years, four of them from the dugout as varsity coach of the Benson/Hancock Brave Owls softball team. But his most lasting image of the Hancock senior might be the day she showed up at his doorstep, as a tall, lanky fifth-grader, looking not for instructions on how to improve her post moves or batting stroke, but for lessons on how to become a flute player. And just eight years later, she's got all of that down, as well as a pretty good sense