BIG LAKE HORNETS Captain Alison Robertson won her Mississippi 8 Conference match versus Chisago Lakes. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Tennis tops Vikings

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Jennifer Edwards

 

The Big Lake Hornets girls varsity tennis team beat the North Branch Vikings, 5-2, at home Tuesday. This was their second conference win of the season.
Alexa Campbell at number one singles lost to Janice Elkerton in three sets. Amanda Campbell won her match, 7-6 and 6-1. Captain Ali Robertson, playing number four singles, beat Kaitlyn Johnson, 6-2 and 6-2.
The doubles team of Captain Mady Johnson and Karleigh Johnson won their match, 6-1 and 6-2. Number two doubles Captain Mary Peterson and Kendal Janousek won, 6-0 and 6-4. 
Paige Domyah and Kelly Jochum, at number three doubles, won their match in two sets, 6-1 and 6-2.
“They start section play on Monday. I don't find out who they play until Sunday night at the section seeding meeting,” said Coach Brett Mattson.
The victory was the Hornets second Mississippi 8 Conference win this season.

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(From left) Lexi Freund (Big Lake), Betsey Cornelius and Ben Cornelius (Nowthen), Gunner Dorweiler and Colton Dorweiler (Princeton), Ben Manning (Zimmerman), Bailey Dorweiller (Princeton) and Salene Krueger (Big Lake.) The county fair runs from July 16-19. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Dr. Lola Sutherland is retiring from clinical practice after 33 years in the Big Lake community. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

SMITTY’S AMATEUR FIDDLERS CONTEST drew 22 musicians to compete in Big Lake this year. They were accompanied by Gilmore Lee.

LEE GERHARDSON, 47, from New London, was found dead in Big Lake near the swimming beach in 10 feet of water Monday. Cause of death is unknown at this time but foul play is not suspected.

Adopt-a-Road participants volunteer for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and work to clean roadsides that border and bisect refuge land. This spring, from April to June, approximately six individuals, three families, and seven groups, such as boy and girl scouts and 4-H groups, volunteered to clean countless miles of roads. (Submitted photo.)