Sports

by Dave Pedersen SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS It was Rockford’s annual cross country invitational, but Delano took over the Shamrock course in Corcoran last week when dominating the boys varsity event. Rockford runners hope to return the favor when entering Delano’s invitational meet, 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at Lake Rebecca Park. Teams include Waconia, Maple […]

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by Dave Pedersen SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS It was a tail of two half when Rockford lost a home football game to Eden Valley-Watkins 26-21 Friday. EVW won the first half 26-0 and Rockford dominated in the second half 21-0. The game marked the opening of the remodeled stadium when fans were invited to check out […]

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Rockford, Delano CC invites set to run The 20-team Rockford invitational cross country meet is set for 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at Shamrock Golf Course in Corcoran. The field includes Delano boys and girls. Rockford and Delano also will be at the Norwood-Young America Invitational, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 and at Delano’s Invitational, […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano established itself as a running football team in the 41-9 victory against Dassel-Cokato to start the season Friday. The Tigers next play at home against Annandale, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. Last season Delano lost 20-19. “We were going to come out running with our size up front,” said coach Merrill […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Despite returning the top four boys on Delano’s cross country team, coach Boak Wiesner says this team looks like it did last year. The Tigers would have four runners near the top of the pack, but then had a big gap until the fifth and final team score came through. “Until someone […]

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Good start for soccer teams The high school soccer season kicked off last week with Delano and Rockford teams showing some spunk. Rockford opened with a 1-1 tie against the Sauk Rapids-Rice boys and then edged PACT Charter 1-0. Meanwhile, the Rocket girls were blasting PACT Charter 7-0. Delano’s boys crushed Watertown-Mayer 9-0 in what […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN It was a sign of how tough going it can be playing football in the Wright County Conference when two of the teams met for the state championship last season. Hutchinson and Holy Family were two of the four teams to defeat Delano last season before playing for all the marbles. Delano […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano is gearing for championship weekend at the Municipal Baseball Park as the state amateur baseball tournament comes to a close on Labor Day. Cold Spring faces Shakopee 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Saturday games include Fairmont vs. Lastrup at 11 a.m., Dumont vs. Fergus Falls at 1:30 p.m., Winsted vs. Lake […]

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