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Andrew Blake threw for 329 yards to lead Mayville State past Buena Vista of Iowa 42-33 on Saturday in the season opener for the Comets. Blake led the Comets to 549 yards of offense and 31 first downs. The Comets rushed for 151 yards as well. Spencer Reed led Mayville with 90 yards on 10 attempts. Dantrel Horne led the Mayville receivers, hauling in 12 passes for 178 yards. Northland 20, Mesabi Range 14: Kendrick Peyton completed 15 passes for 155 yards and two touchdowns in leading Northland CTC past Mesabi Range on Saturday.
The John Seitz Memorial Late Model Invitational is a week ago. And it seems that Dustin Strand is inching closer and closer to winning the Upper Midwest's most prestigious late model event of the season. In dominating fashion, Strand won Friday night's 20-lap late model feature at River Cities Speedway, leading from start to finish. It was his seventh win this season at The Bullring. And the Grand Forks driver's car is getting faster and faster each week, it seems.
Stephen-Argyle scored 28 points in the first half en route to a 49-30 win over Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal on Thursday night as the Minnesota prep football season began. The Storm received two touchdowns each from Chris McGlynn, Josten Hoeper and Kyler Szczepanski. One of McGlynn's touchdowns came on a 14-yard blocked punt. Waubun 33, KCC 21: Waubun scored 12 points in the fourth quarter to get past Kittson County Central on Thursday night in the opener for both Minnesota 9-man football programs.
The racing season at River Cities Speedway is winding down. But that doesn't mean there isn't anything on the line. Track championships are on the line tonight at RCS. Also, it's the first night of the Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin' Challenge. The Challenge is designed for NOSA sprints. They'll race Friday night at RCS, Saturday night in Greenbush, Minn., Sunday night in Glyndon, Minn., and Monday night—Labor Day—again at RCS.
Local clipboard 6 NFL Falcons re-sign Ratelle The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed ex-UND standout Will Ratelle. Last week, the Falcons cut Ratelle, who returned after the team placed rookie wide receiver Devin Fuller on injured reserve. Ratelle was signed by the Falcons as a free agent. Last year, Ratelle surpassed the century mark in tackles for second-consecutive season, breaking his own UND Division I single-season record and ranking fifth in the Big Sky with 110 tackles.
Boys soccer 6 Tuesday's results GF Central 0, GF Red River 0 Goalie saves—GFC: Jackson Carr 7; RR: Carter Krenelka 6 Boys' tennis 6 Tuesday's results GF Central 8, Fargo Davies 1 Singles
Local clipboard 6 BOYS TENNIS GF Red River 9, Wahpeton 0 Grand Forks Red River improved to 3-0 with its home win over Wahpeton on Tuesday. At No. 3 doubles, Sam Rath and Adam Durrani picked up their first-career varsity wins. They took a 6-0, 6-3 win over Het Mohta and Sohum Mallik. "Singles did a nice job of playing smarter tennis as their matches went on," said Red River coach Greg LaDouceur. At No. 1 singles, Jake Kuhlman downed Joe Beske 6-0, 6-0. GF Central 8, Fargo Davies 1
Girls soccer 6 Monday's results EGF Senior High 2, Fergus Falls 0 Second half—1. EGF, Brooke Filipi 53:00; 2. EGF, Brynn Hillman 58:00 Goalie saves—EGF: Mackenzie Whalen 5; FF: Katie Minge 14 Prep volleyball 6 Monday's results Kittson County Central over Roseau 23-25, 23-25, 25-23, 25-19, 16-14 Stephen-Argyle 25-23-25-25, Lake of the Woods 18-25-21-19
Prep soccer Senior High 2, Fergus Falls 0 Two second-half goals sparked East Grand Forks Senior High to a win over Fergus Falls at home Monday. Brooke Filipi and Brynn Hillman netted unassisted goals five minutes apart to seal the win. Mackenzie Whalen registered five saves in goal to pick up the shutout.
Prep volleyball 6 Northern Cass Tournament In Grandin, N.D., Saturday Pool play Richland def. West Fargo JV 25-14, 27-26; Langdon-Edmore-Munich def. Norman County West 25-9, 25-4; Oak Grove def. Wyndmere-Lidgerwood 25-12, 25-19; Kindred def. Linton-HMB 25-16, 25-22; Northern Cass def. South Border 26-24, 25-7