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Willmar Notebook: 40 years ago, female athletes caught a break

November 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Minnesota State High School League hired Eden Prairie teacher Dorothy McIntyre in 1970 “To assist schools in developing girls’ sports programs.”
The move predated Title IV in 1972 Continue Reading

Willmar Notebook: Get back

October 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Youthful Willmar Cardinals girls runners return to state cross country meet after 10-year absence Continue Reading

Willmar Notebook: Aaron Jacobson one of Minnesota’s top golf teachers

July 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Aaron is the Director of Instruction at Rush Creek, a highly-regarded public course in the northwest metro Continue Reading

Willmar Notebook: Tinklenberg top Gusties athlete

June 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

She’s only completed her second year on campus, but 2010 Cardinal graduate Alissa Tinklenberg has been voted the Female Student/Athlete of the Year at Gustavus Adolphus College Continue Reading

Willmar Notebook: Living large in a small town

May 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

As Rob Anderson and Manny Ronneberg approach retirement, they reminisce about playing sports as youths in small towns Continue Reading

Willmar Notebook: Brady Damhof comeback on course

April 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

After a devastating hunting accident, the Willmar High School sophomore is coming back strong and playing well Continue Reading

Willmar Notebook: The trials of tourney time

March 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Just 41 years ago in the 100-year history of Minnesota state tournament basketball, the Willmar Cardinals finished the regular season 18-0 and headed into a new playoff format that separated big from little Continue Reading

Willmar Notebook: No answer yet in Reynolds death

December 7, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Nothing will change the reality that their 20-year-old son is gone but Mike and Darla Reynolds are hoping for an answer Continue Reading