Kat Ladwig

Let athletes decide if club sports are the right fit for them Two weeks ago, my 18-year-old sister, Annie, and her Northern Lights club volleyball teammates competed at the Girls Junior National Championships for volleyball at the Minneapolis Convention Center, a gathering of the top club volleyball teams in the nation. Halfway through the first […]

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Comparing differences between Rangers, Vikings and Tigers It’s been more than a year since I started covering athletics in Forest Lake, and I just finished one full season of adding coverage of North Branch and Rush City sports to the mix for the ECM Post Review. Covering three different school districts seemed daunting at first, […]

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OK, I admit it. I have an addiction. Three weeks into my first fantasy football league, and I’m clicking my ESPN mobile application more times per day than a morse code operator working his machine during World II. Let’s start at the beginning though, which means of course, the draft. This draft was no ordinary […]

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Steph was a fierce competitor, a good basketball player and loyal to her teammates from New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale and Geneva (NRHEG) in southern Minnesota, a small school that breeds talent in basketball. I played against Steph for years, always running into her at tournaments and always at the Gus Macker, a summer three-on-three outdoor basketball tournament […]

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I have never been a movie person. There, I said it. Unless it’s a rainy day, I have a hard time taking two hours to go sit in a dark theater or curling up with my laptop when I could be outside enjoying the weather or playing a pickup game at the gym. But then […]

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by Kat Ladwig kat.ladwig@ecm-inc.com Now that the spring sports season is wrapping up, this is a good time to introduce myself as the new sports reporter for the ECM Post Review. I started writing for ECM Publishers part time as the sports editor at the Forest Lake Times last September and just began working full […]

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