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Walker’s JO 14 and under Northern Breeze volleyball team had an awesome day Sunday as they took first place in the Small Town USA 14 Championship held in Walker. Pictured are (front row from left) Ella Dykema, Alexa Johannson, Mackenzie Raddatz, Gwen DeVries, (back) Paige Nornberg, Aliya Nau…

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The Park Rapids-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys’ hockey team got together for the last time this season for a past-season award’s banquet.

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Bemidji Blue Peewee Hockey had a great season. The team, with three players from Walker, took first place at the District 16 Tournament and advanced to the region tournament last weekend in Walker.

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The Lady Wolves overcame a slow start to grab a 25-22 halftime lead over Pine River-Backus Saturday night in the semifinals of the Section 5A North playoffs played in Park Rapids.

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Austin Smith finished his high school wrestling career right where he hoped it would, standing on the podium as one of the best Class A 182-pound wrestlers in Minnesota.

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The Knights of Columbus of St. Agnes and Sacred Heart Catholic churches recognized its free throw champions during a recent Walker-Hackensack-Akeley basketball game. Grand Knight Don Carlson (from left) presented awards to Avery Morrison, Blake Watson, Calli Watson, Matthew Koch and Brittany…

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Austin Smith  is heading to his first State Wrestling Meet after he took second in the 182-pound division at the Section 7A Meet Saturday in Ogilvie. Smith, a senior, was one of four Walker-Hackensack-Aleley-Nevis grapplers to place. Drew Erickson, Dawson McGee and Carter Rettke each took sixth.

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The eight best Peewee B hockey teams in the west half of Minnesota will converge on Walker this weekend with the goal of advancing to the State Tournament in Plymouth.

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The Northland boys won two of three games last week and this week have three left in the regular season as look to improve their position in the Section 7A Tournament.

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Katie Benjamin, a freshman at St. Catherine University, Twin Cities, is a recipient of the Fleur-de-lis award that highlights outstanding athletic performance, leadership and scholarship.

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Nick Bialke’s three-pointer late in the first half of Laporte’s home game cut Hill City’s lead to nine points.

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Austin Smith earned his first trip to the State Wrestling meet, coming from behind to take second place at 182 pounds.

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The Park Rapids-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys’ hockey season came to an end Feb. 19 as Red Lake Falls scored in the second overtime for a 3-2 win.

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The Leech Lake Lakers’ bid to repeat as Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship came up short as they finished second to Sisseton Wahpeton College 103-85. Pictured is Coach Brady Fairbanks (from left) and players Javon Rogers, Darnell Robinson, Nate Howard, Eammo…

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The Lady Wolves rematch with Pine River-Backus Monday night in Walker did not go the way the home team would have liked, as they lost to the Tigers for the second time in six days, 63-28.

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The rivalry between Park Rapids-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley and Detroit Lakes has been intense over the years, and in the regular-season finale Feb. 12 in Park Rapids, it was even more so.

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A grueling week for the Lady Wildcats came to a close Friday night as host Clearbrook-Gonvick won 83-22.

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The Walker-Hackensack-Akeley-Nevis youth wrestling team took fifth place Saturday at the United North Central Tournament. Pictured are (kneeling) Eli Richter, (middle row) Gavin Swanson, Mike Rowell, Caden Martin, Chase Whitney, Mack Holly, Grant Orton, Blake Orton, Logan Michaud, Peyton Ric…

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The Panthers split a pair of games last week, rallying to beat host Red Lake Falls 4-3, but falling to Kittson County Central at the Walker Area Community Center.

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First-period goals by Jack Slagle and Cody Sagen got the Panthers right back into Monday night’s game at Prairie Centre.

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The Park Rapids-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys’ JV hockey team faced off with Northern Lakes Saturday afternoon at the Walker Area Community Center. The Panthers jumped out to a 2-1 lead through two periods; the Lightning, however, scored the next four goals in a 5-2 win. Caden Opheim (above)…

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Walker’s JO volleyball team took first place Saturday in the Silver Division at the Duluth Northern Freeze Tournament. Northern Breeze won four of their five games. Playing on the team are (from left) Jessica Sharpnack, Alexa Johannsen, Aliya Naas, Mackenzie Raddatz, Gwendolyn DeVries, Ella …

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The Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys bounced back from Thursday night’s road loss to easily beat host Bertha-Hewitt 69-45 Friday.

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