Sports

Talent is to be expected at the 13-year-old level. It has to start showing up sometime, and for many kids, that’s by the time they’re in middle school. Consistency on the other hand, is a concept that can often be foreign to athletes, at any level, especially through the high school level. And dominance, well, [...]

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With the Polecats back in town, hopefully to stay, and with Rick Habeck back in town, for the weekend, last Wednesday provided the perfect opportunity to honor one of the biggest names in Polecat history. Friends and family gathered at the ballpark July 16 as Habeck was inducted into the North Star League Hall of [...]

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The humidity – which would clear out in time for Sunday’s parade – stuck around just long enough to make running conditions less than ideal at the Monticello Riverfest 5K. But with clouds covering up the sun, runners were still able to take advantage of the fast, flat course, to the tune of a new [...]

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Monticello may have temporarily dropped out of first place following a Tuesday night loss to the St. Cloud Chutes, but a 1-1 week still has them in contention for a league championship as they enter the stretch run. Tuesday night, the Chutes, the summer version of St. Cloud Cathedral (the defending Class AA State Champions) [...]

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The winter of 2010 turned out to be a long offseason for the Monticello Polecats, the local town baseball team. The season ended in August of that summer, beginning an offseason that would drag on, and on, and on, until finally three and a half years had gone by. Three years after the team had [...]

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