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  • Lida Greens hosts 22nd annual youth golf tourney

    | Published on August 15, 2017 at 8:50am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Petznick beats weather, competition for title by David Hilber Lida Greens Golf  The 22nd Annual Lake Lida Junior Tournament was held August 13th at Lida Greens Golf Course, located on Lake Lida east of Pelican Rapids. This years event was the first to feature play on Lida Greens new holes (in the championship round) and despite… Read More

  • For fourth straight year Pelican at state baseball tourney

    | Published on August 15, 2017 at 8:48am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Lakers defeat Long Prairie, Alexandria to advance -The Pelican Rapids Lakers will open the state tournament against the Elrosa Saints at 2:30pm on Sunday August 20th at the ball field in Hamburg, Minnesota.- For the fifth time in history–and the fourth consecutive year–the Pelican Rapids Lakers town baseball team will advance to the state baseball tournament. After… Read More

  • Coach Bucky Burgau goes out in style with RedHawks

    | Published on August 8, 2017 at 8:45am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks paid tribute to Perham native Don (Bucky) Burgau on August 2. He served 18 years as an assistant baseball coach for the RedHawks who have played as a professional independent league team since 1996. The first 1,000 RedHawks fans coming to Newman Outdoor Field on August 2 received Bucky Burgau Bobbleheads. Burgau came to… Read More

  • Pelican Lakers win three of four in pursuit of state baseball tourney spot

    | Published on August 8, 2017 at 8:17am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Beanball, error, wild pitch deliver only run in nail-biting 1-0 shutout of Carlos The Pelican Rapids Lakers baseball team defeated Millerville 12-2 to open the 2017 region tournament in Ashby July 29. Adam Johnson started the scoring with a 3 run homerun that jump started a 8 run inning for the Lakers. Alex Johnson started the… Read More

  • Pelican Lakers town team entered playoffs with 11-8 season record

    | Published on August 1, 2017 at 9:17am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    The Pelican Rapids Lakers town team finished the season with an overall record of 11-8 and a conference record of 8-4. The Lakers finished 3rd in the Countryside League despite having a 5-1 record against rival Countryside League teams. What the record doesn’t show is a very talented team that compiled impressive wins against perennial state tournament… Read More

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