Sports

The 12th annual North Branch Rotary glow ball golf tournament starts at 8:45 p.m. Aug. 8 at Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Stacy. The dinner will be at 6 p.m. There is a limit of 18 teams. Each team will consist of four players in this best-ball, scramble format. The cost is $35 per person. [...]

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Hunters and trappers can apply for the 2014 wolf season beginning Friday, Aug. 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced. A total of 3,800 hunting and trapping licenses will be available, 500 more licenses than last year’s seasons. The statewide target harvest of wolves is 250, 30 more than last year. The early season [...]

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The North Branch varsity football program is kicking off the onset of its 2014 season Thursday with a community event at the high school football field. The North Branch Quarterback Club hosts its fourth annual season kickoff from 4-8 p.m., with a scrimmage against St. Francis beginning at 5 p.m. Not only will the booster [...]

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NB grads excel in programs in Wisconsin Abby Alm – The sophomore goalkeeper for the Carthage College soccer team started in 18 games in 2013. The North Branch native recorded 100 saves and four shutouts on her way to second team All-College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin honors. Alm was ranked first in the conference [...]

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The North Branch 11U AA traveling baseball team won the Gopher State Tier 1 Section 1 championship on Tuesday, July 15. The 6-3 win over the St. Paul Polars granted North Branch a trip to the Tier 1 league championship against the Section 2 champions, the Westonka Whitehawks, on Tuesday, July 22. Front row:  Joey [...]

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Local grads shine at in-state programs In recent years, numerous athletes from the North Branch and Rush City area have gone on to play college athletics. Now that the school year is over, summer is the perfect time to look back on the 2013-14 seasons that those athletes had in their respective programs. While this [...]

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