North Woods drew the lone team with a losing record when pairings were announced Sunday for this week's Minnesota Class A high school boys basketball tournament. The No. 2-seeded Grizzlies (29-1) will play unseeded Heritage Christian Academy (13-17), which won Section 4A despite entering the playoffs with a No. 5 seed, at 3 p.m. Thursday at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. North Woods routed Ely 70-38 in the Section 7A final Saturday night in Hibbing and are on a nine-game winning streak since losing their only game of the season to Virginia.
BOYS BASKETBALL MINNESOTA SECTION 7A Saturday's Result Championship At Hibbing Memorial Arena North Woods 70, Ely 38 STATE TOURNAMENT CLASS AAAA At Target Center, Minneapolis Wednesday's Quarterfinals Wayzata (18-11) vs. No. 1 Cretin-Derham Hall (27-2), 10 a.m. No. 5 Osseo (23-6) vs. No. 4 Eden Prairie (22-7), noon Forest Lake (19-10) vs. No. 2 Apple Valley (25-4), 2 p.m. Maple Grove (21-8) vs. No. 3 Lakeville North (25-4), 4 p.m. Thursday's Games Semifinals Upper-bracket winners, 6 p.m.
BOWLING Men Arrowhead Sportsman Mark Cole, 792; Randy Nelson, 733; Eric Larson, 722; Tyler Haedrich, 730; Travis Olson, 721; Greg Anderson, 700; Marty Jobin, 669; Chuck Bischoff, 669; Derek Anderson, 662; Tait Erickson, 657; Todd Harrington, 654; Chris Beber, 641; Bill Peterson, 640; Mike Bellefeuille, 644; Jim Sonneson, 641; Kevin Reich, 637; Brandon Cole, 631; Steve Pasek, 628; Brent Newman, 628; Jim Makitalo, 616; Rusty Wrazidlo, 616; Dan Strapple, 613; Jaron Larson, 612; Dan Beldon, 612. Big Ten
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EVENTS • Critter Harbor is hosting a UFO (Unidentified Furry Object) spaghetti dinner fundraiser and raffle from 1-5 p.m. today at Vintage Italian Pizza (VIP), 1201 Tower Ave., Superior. Event includes a bucket auction, raffle drawings, comedian Bob Larson and more. Tickets are $15. Visit www.critterharbor.com for more information. Donations can be made at www.critterharbor.com or mail to Critter Harbor, P.O. Box 443, Superior, WI 54880.
Voyageurs National Park offers these events at Rainy Lake Visitor Center. Go to voyageurs.org/calendar for details. • Winter storytelling, 2-4 p.m. today. • Remarkable rodents, 2-4 p.m. March 25. Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers these events. Call (218) 726-4834, ext. 1 or email email@example.com for more information. • Monday — Adaptive Yoga Monday mornings begins at Peace Church. • Tuesday — Adaptive Yoga Tuesday mornings begins at Woodland YMCA.
BOYS BASKETBALL MINNESOTA SECTION 7AA Friday's Result Championship At Romano Gym Esko 50, Virginia 33 SECTION 5A Friday's Result Championship At Crosby-Ironton Hinckley-Finlayson 72, Cromwell-Wright 40 SECTION 7A Saturday's Result Championship At Hibbing Memorial Arena North Woods 70, Ely 38 STATE TOURNAMENT CLASS AAA Wednesday's Quarterfinals At Williams Arena Hermantown (14-15) vs. No. 1 DeLaSalle (24-4), 10 a.m. No. 5 St. Thomas Academy (20-9) vs. No. 4 Columbia Heights (20-6), noon
The Minnesota Wilderness scored the first two goals and cruised to a 5-2 North American Hockey League victory over the Bismarck Bobcats on Saturday night in Bismarck, N.D. Gino Lucia and Ryan Nelson gave the Wilderness a 2-0 lead in the first period, then Isaac Moberg and Alex Spencer tacked on second-period goals after the Bobcats had twice cut the margin to one goal. Tyler Watkins, who just joined the Wilderness after helping Hermantown to third place at the Minnesota Class A high school hockey tournament a week ago, scored 50 seconds into the third period to make it 5-2.
The Hermantown Peewee AA team is playing for a state championship against Woodbury at 2 p.m. today at Heritage Center. The Denfeld Peewee A team goes for fifth place against Apple Valley at 10 a.m. today at Heritage Center.