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The Wolves were gearing up for last Tuesday’s conference cross-country meet with two top-five finishes and three top-10 finishes at the Oct. 7 Purple Pride Invitational cross-country meet in Albany. Milaca was running in the conference meet Tuesday as this edition of the Times was in production. A week earlier at Albany, Milaca ninth-grader Jon […]

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Milaca’s volleyball team was fighting to achieve a certain goal all season. They wanted a home playoff game. Just about a year ago Milaca earned the fifth seed in the playoffs, pitting the girls against fourth seed Rush City. “Five versus four was rough. I think the home court advantage cost us a few points,” […]

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The Milaca swimming and diving team is optimistic about the upcoming section tournament after a fifth-place showing at the Saturday, Oct. 11, True Team sectional meet at Becker High School. Eighth-grader Chloe Hendrickson led the girls with four medals while sisters Rachel and Tara Airhart earned three medals each. Ashley Cassens and Breanna Mehrwerth were […]

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Jon Hall might only be a ninth-grader at Milaca High School, but he has some lofty goals. As a member of the Milaca High School cross-country team, his most pressing goal these days is to win at sections and earn a berth in the state cross-country tournament. But he had a greater goal three weeks […]

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Somewhere my friend Gary Larson is rejoicing after last week’s announcement by the Minnesota Twins that they were replacing their manager, Ron Gardenhire. Larson, who died unexpectedly last March, was editor and a sportswriter for the Mille Lacs County Times for about 25 years. Gary just wasn’t a fan of Gardenhire and in our Monday […]

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The Milaca swimming and diving team continues to find success in its home pool, remaining undefeated at home after a 98-83 win over Granite Ridge Conference rival St. Cloud Cathedral on Thursday, Oct. 3. The win came two days after the Wolves defeated Ogilvie-Mora 97-73 on the road at Ogilvie on Tuesday, Sept. 30. At […]

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