The Park Rapids-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls’ hockey team held its post-season awards banquet last week in Walker. Seniors Alexa Kennedy and Kylee Pachel were each selected to the Mid-State Conference all-conference honorable mention team. Pachel was also named the team’s MVP, Kennedy rece…
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…
Anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will be able to keep walleye during open water fishing for the first time since 2015.
The Walker-Hackensack-Akeley varsity girls’ volleyball team has been invited to take part in the Class A Showcase Tournament Sept. 20-21 in Burnsville.
Cole Nelson’s dunk off a Tyler Sea pass cut what once was a double-digit lead to only two points with about four minutes to go in the Wolves’ Section 5A quarterfinal game at Browerville-Eagle Valley Thursday night.
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.
If the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys’ basketball team expects to play for a section title, they will have to do it on the road.
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.
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.
Megan Benjamin has joined an exclusive club by scoring her 1,000th point Thursday night in the Lady Wolves’ 67-26 win over McGregor in the Section 5A North quarterfinal playoff game.
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…
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.
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.
Nineteen fourth- through sixth-grade boys’ basketball teams were in Walker Feb. 16 for the annual Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Tournament.
The Lady Wildcats’ season came to an end Monday night as host Browerville handed them an 81-5 loss in the opening round of the Class 5A North playoffs.
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.
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.
The Lady Wolves closed out the regular season on a positive note by beating host Laporte 90-22 Thursday night.
Dillon McGee has qualified for the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association Wrestling Championships after taking first place at the North Central District Championship Feb. 10 in Worthington.
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…
The Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys came up just short of getting a huge home win over Pine River-Backus Monday night, falling 64-60.
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.
Coach Chris Carlson said if the Northland boys had played a little better, they would have been celebrating three wins last week instead of just one.
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.
The Leech Lake Tribal College Men’s basketball team came up just short of claiming their second straight Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship as they fell in the title game.
The season came to an end Saturday for the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley-Nevis wrestling team as they dropped their dual meet to Holdingford 40-21 at the Section 7A Team Tournament in Aitkin.
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley got last week off to a great start by beating host Northome-Kelliher by 19 points, but then they dropped their next two on the road.
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…
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley seniors Seth Djernes and Carter Opheim will get a chance to play college football this coming fall as the two signed letters of intent Friday afternoon.
The Lady Wolves handily won all three of their games on the schedule last week, improving their season record to 16-3.
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.
The Northland boys went two weeks without playing a game because of weather cancellations, and when they did play Friday night at home, it wasn’t good.
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)…
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 …