Monthly Archives: February 2012

Where in the World is Ruthie, II?

It’s 6:00 pm and so far not a single flake.  The blizzard-of-the-year should be ravaging us by now – everything in Alex has been postponed or cancelled accordingly.  The basketball girls’ opening round of the sections has been postponed until Thursday … Continue reading

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The View from the Other Side

The staff photographer resides on the north side of the JHS gym; I on the south.  This assures complete and total coverage for our constituents.  The photos in this post are from the north side – of the Fergus Falls … Continue reading

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Too Big, Too Deep, Too Many Shooters

Fergus Falls has been ranked No. 1 or 2 all year in girls’ class AAA basketball.  There’s a reason for that.  They’re good.  They have size, depth, and shooting – you don’t really need much more than that.  We’ve seen them … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Ruthie?

I know.  You’ve been wondering.  No games for a week.  What’s going to be used as filler?  So, back by popular demand (OK, it’s the first thing I thought of) is the ever popular, “Where in the World is Ruthie?”  … Continue reading

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SENIOR NIGHT 2!

Meanwhile, back at the high school (oh yeah, I said that already).  Senior night for the girl roundballers took place on the same night we repaired to St. Cloud for the girls’ hockey section finals.  Fortunately, I knew the staff … Continue reading

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Cardinals – 64, Detroit Lakes – 54

Meanwhile, back at the gymnasium.  OK, not our gymnasium.  And this was actually the night before the hockey section finals.  But the competition was also Detroit Lakes – at their place. You may recall DL beat us at our place … Continue reading

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Stunned!

Detroit Lakes – 2, Alexandria – 0 (including an empty net goal at the end).  Upsets happen.  It’s why they play the games.  It’s why fans attend the games.  But when it’s your team that gets upset, the preceding explanation … Continue reading

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