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Sports & Recreation

The Sports & Recreation section covers athletics for the Mercuries of McGregor High School and the Cardinals of Cromwell High School, along with other area sporting and recreation events. Christi Williams provides bowling league happenings throughout the winter season. The Greater Savanna Area Youth Baseball League is covered in the summer.

 

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4-Man event and scrambles at Minnesota National

Foot Golf at Minnesota National

Ethan Shelton strikes out the Warba Twins

Greater Savanna Little League

Central St. Louis Youth baseball

Section runner-up X 3

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South Ridge Panthers still alive in Section 7A

MN National Ladies Golf League

Tuesday, July 19th was Guest Day for the Ladies League. What a fun day it turned out to be! There were two games that were played. Yellow Ball and Middle of the row.

The team of Diane Norrgard, Karen Honkala, Marge Holmgren and Kathy Wood won the Middle of the row event with a 97.

The team of Gwen Godfrey, Sherry Krause, Lynette Maas and Aileen Anderson won the Yellow Ball event by bringing their yellow ball back and having a score of 49.

Longest drive went to Barb Marquardsen. Longest Putt went to Chris Pierce. Closest to the Line went to Diane Norrgard. Mallet ...

For the rest of this story, scores, schedules and more, pick up this week's Voyageur Press.

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Recent Features

Foot Golf at Minnesota National

Ethan Shelton strikes out the Warba Twins

Greater Savanna Little League

Central St. Louis Youth baseball

Section runner-up X 3

Section Champs!

South Ridge Panthers still alive in Section 7A

Eskomos edge Cardinals, Pathers

4-Man event and scrambles at Minnesota National

Let’s hope this violent and rainy weather is over for this season. It is time to bring on some beautiful sunny Minnesota summertime weather. The recent rains and the great work by Brandon Popp, our Golf Course Superintendent, and his crew have our golf courses in fantastic condition. Check out our website at mnnationalgolfcourse.com for all of our new specials and programs, plus like us on facebook. We invite and welcome you all to stop out and enjoy all that we have to offer right here in McGregor! Plus look for our ad in this week’s Voyager Press to see our great new dining specials.

This Sunday, July 24th is our Minnesota National Invitational 2-Person Best Ball Tournament. This event is scheduled for a 1:00 shotgun start. There is a Championship Flight which will play the blue tees and use gross scoring and a Handicap Flight which will be net scoring playing ...

For the rest of this story, scores, schedules and more, pick up this week's Voyageur Press.

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FROM THE TEE BOX: Andrew Allen tees off on hole #2 at Minnesota National Golf Course near McGregor, while Jesse and Mike Anibas look on.
Recent Features

Ethan Shelton strikes out the Warba Twins

Greater Savanna Little League

Central St. Louis Youth baseball

Section runner-up X 3

Section Champs!

South Ridge Panthers still alive in Section 7A

Eskomos edge Cardinals, Pathers

Panthers move to 11-2; Floodwood Polar Bears to play for title

Foot Golf at Minnesota National

Family fun at MN National McGREGOR, Minn.— Steve Allen played his first foot golf about a year ago at Minnesota National. This year, he returned to introduce the sport to his children and friends. Recently, they engaged in friendly round that produced a number of great shots and a few shots that landed in the pond or the weeds.

This game is considered to be a growing, fun sport with friends and family. Minnesota National has 18 holes alongside the Savanna 9 course.

The game is played the same way as golf, except players kick a soccer ball instead of a golf ball, towards a 21-inch “cup” in place of the usual golf hole. Like regular golf, the first kick is played from the tee box.

Steve was joined by his children, Michael, Daniel and Andrew. They were also joined by friends Grace, Jesse and Mike.

Jesse Anibas shared the biggest challenge was making that ball go where you want it to go. Everyone agreed that it is a relaxing ...

For the rest of this story, scores, schedules and more, pick up this week's Voyageur Press.

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