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Schmitz places 15th in WDC Invitational

September 7, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Emma Schmitz ran 15th with a time of 17:40 Tuesday in the Wadena-Deer Creek Cross Country Invitational at Whitetail Run. Continue Reading

Pirates open with 36-32 win over Hancock

September 7, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Dillon Card rushed for three touchdowns and passed for one as the Verndale Pirates overpowered a pass-happy Hancock crew 36-32 in their season opener. Continue Reading

Wolverines checkmate Knights in season opener

September 7, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Evan VanErp logged 152 rushing yards and scored three touchdowns Friday as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines broke a 17-game losing streak by topping West Central Area 28-16. Continue Reading

Verndale volleyers make it two straight victories

September 7, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Teresa Moenkedick came up with 15 kills and Elyssa Kern and Sarah Moenkedick combined for 33 assists Tuesday as Verndale made it two in a row with a 3-1 victory over Swanville. Continue Reading

Wolverines suffer two 6-1 court losses

September 7, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Wadena-Deer Creek’s Macy Hartman stopped Julia Smith of Park Rapids 6-2, 6-4 in the No. 1 singles match Tuesday on the local courts. Continue Reading

Pirates lack size, experience on offensive line

September 5, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Mike Mahlen and his Verndale Pirates will need help on the line this season to make any progress in the Pheasant Conference. Continue Reading

Pirates come up short in 3-1 loss to Panthers

September 5, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

The Verndale Pirates bowed to a quick Parkers Prairie club 3-1 in the season opener for both clubs Tuesday in Parkers. Continue Reading

Pirates have five starters back for 2012 volleyball campaign

August 27, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

The Verndale Pirates jump into their 2012 volleyball season with experience in the starting ranks.
Shelley Glenz will have five of her starters back, led by the team’s lone senior, outside hitter Teresa Moenkedick. Continue Reading

Wolverines place third in Highway 10 tournament

August 27, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Paige Hartman took first in No. 2 singles action and the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines finished third Wednesday in the seven-team Highway 10 Tournament. Continue Reading

Wolverines gunning for some upsets this fall

August 17, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Vicki Smith and her Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines are out to surprise their court tennis competition this season.
“The girls have set a goal that we’re going to beat some people we’re not expected to beat this year,” Smith said. Continue Reading