Sports

A fun tradition celebrated its golden anniversary when the Five Star women’s golf tournament was hosted on a chilly Monday, July 14 on the Purple Hawk layout north of Cambridge. The Five Star Tourney began in 1965 as the Four Star, pitting women’s teams from Elk River, Princeton, Mora and Milaca golf clubs in a [...]

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If you like American Legion baseball games played between rivals who faced each other for decades, Solheim Veterans Field was the place to be on July 8. Throw in the fact that it was a perfect night for baseball, and you have an enjoyable evening. And then factor in that each of the two games [...]

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OUTDOORS NEWS:   People can learn the basics of deer hunting at an event being offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Saturday, Aug. 9. In hands-on stations, participants can learn how to track deer, find hunting land, safely place a deer stand, learn to shoot shotguns, rifles and bows, and about deer [...]

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There’s an old saying that tells us turnabout is fair play. And if you don’t subscribe to that theory, just take a look at what the Princeton VFW baseball team did last week. In a season in which the team lost game after game by one run, quite a few of them in the last [...]

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The 45th annual Princeton American Legion Baseball Tournament, one of the oldest of its kind in Minnesota, will be held July 18-July 20 at Solheim Veterans Field. Began by legendary Princeton Legion coach Howard Solheim in 1970, the tournament has been one of the top ones in the state through the years. Two years ago, [...]

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The Mid Summer Mod 444 was the special feature at the Fourth of July race night on the Princeton Speedway, with 23 Mod Fours battling it out. Bryce Bjerken held off Kevin Thell and Chad Funt to post the win by five seconds in that event. The night wrapped up with an excellent fireworks and [...]

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Experience the fun of mountain biking during three introductory “I Can Mountain Bike!” programs on Saturday, July 26, at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in Ironton, about 140 miles northwest of the Twin Cities near Brainerd. These are part of a series of skill-building programs offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and [...]

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