Sports News

  • Fall fishing always fun in Otter Tail County

    | Published on October 3, 2017 at 11:27am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    Joe Hauer’s first time as a walleye fisherman went  well on Friday afternoon, Sept. 22, at Otter Tail Lake. Temperatures were in the low 80s with a slight breeze. Hauer, youth pastor for Church of the Nazarene in Fergus Falls, who has previously fished for pan fish, enjoyed walleye fishing with this reporter (Tom Hintgen) and Richard Tomhave, led by professional fishing guide Ross Hagemeister. “Fall is a great time of year for walleye… Read More

  • Vike soccer team drops pair to Section powerhouse teams

    | Published on October 3, 2017 at 11:08am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    The Pelican Rapids boys’ soccer team dropped two away fixtures this past week to Section 8 powerhouses Bemidji and Hillcrest. With road matches against superior teams, the Vikings strayed from their normal possession style of play and switched to a far more defensive style putting, at times, 9 men in the box to protect the goal. In the first match, the Vikings were tied 0-0… Read More

  • Hard-fought Homecoming win

    | Published on October 3, 2017 at 11:06am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Coach Haugen: ‘Game got crazy’ – as Pelican notches wild victory for hometown fans The Pelican Rapids Vikings picked up a hard earned victory against Wadena-Deer Creek in the 2017 Homecoming game. The two teams combined for 30 fourth quarter points as the Vikings came out on top 36-22. WDC received the opening kickoff to start and the Pelican Rapids defense set a great… Read More

  • Autumn means NDSU football–at the pumpkin patch and at the Fargodome

    | Published on October 3, 2017 at 10:33am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    The Pelican Rapids area has a special relationship to North Dakota State University Bison football. Pictured above, a goal post and straw bale decoration at Thea’s Pumpkin Patch, southeast of Pelican Rapids on County 3 and Appaloosa Road. Pumpkin patch operators, the Olson family, grew and groomed a special NDSU-themed corn maze–and also have decorated the… Read More

  • Pelican cross country team staying focused

    | Published on September 26, 2017 at 12:57pm CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Viking runners compete at Wadena meet The first day of school found Pelican Rapids High School runners leaving school early for a cross country meet in Wadena. They competed against eight other teams in the Johanna Olson Invitational, which was held at Whitetail Run Golf Course on Tuesday, September 5. The Varsity Girls assembled a full squad… Read More

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