WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 Community Education Department will be offering an eight-hour AARP Smart Driver class on Sept. 19 and Sept. 21. The class will run from 6 to 10 p.m. both evenings and take place at the West Learning Center (formerly West Elementary building). Upon completion of this class, a driver will be eligible for a 10 percent discount on their vehicle insurance for the next three years.
BY AARON HAGEN The Globe WORTHINGTON -- When Eric Knuckles was moved up to varsity, he thought he’d spend some time learning from teammate Jon Keodouangsy. He didn’t know the type of immediate impact he’d have. Keodouangsy and Knuckles combined for five goals Tuesday to lead the Worthington boys soccer team to a 7-1 victory over St. Peter.
Tuesday night high school sports roundup: VOLLEYBALL Windom 3, W-WG 0 WESTBROOK -- Windom Area powered past Westbrook-Walnut Grove in three volleyball sets by scores of 25-9, 25-15 and 25-17. The Eagles’ leading servers were Paige Pigman who connected on all 12 of her serves, with three aces, and Halle Jackson who went 14-of-15 with two aces.
Accidents WPD: 7:10 p.m. Monday, parking lot in 1600 block of North Humiston Avenue. Police Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: domestic incident, 1:21 p.m. Saturday, Enterprise Township. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: domestic incident, 11:13 a.m. Sunday, Des Moines Township. WPD: verbal argument, 8:37 p.m. Monday, 400 block of Olander Street.
BY LES KNUTSON The Globe MARSHALL -- Murray County Central / Fulda sophomore Morgan Gehl cruised to her third consecutive individual title of the new season Monday at Independence Park and the consistent Worthington lead trio of Adam Koller, Christian Lietz and Andrew Huber finished 2-3-5 in the varsity boys race as a total of 14 teams competed in the Marshall Invitational high school cross country meet.
Monday night high school sports roundup: VOLLEYBALL Pipestone 3, Fulda 0 FULDA -- The Fulda crowd was unable to get underneath Pipestone Area's skin, as the Arrows won in three by scores of 25-11, 25-22, and 25-12 in Monday night high school volleyball action. The Arrows’ leading servers were seniors Mandi Miller and Mallary Remund who both went 10-of-10 from the service line.
By AARON HAGEN The Globe WORTHINGTON -- There were some great moments for Worthington against New Ulm in Monday’s high school volleyball match. But in the end, too many unforced errors doomed the Trojans as the visiting Eagles earned a sweep.
Ambulance 5:54 p.m. Sunday: 1500 block of Clary Street, Worthington, intoxicated male. 8:58 a.m. Monday: 1700 block of Northeast Minnesota 60, Worthington, male with hip pain. 10:38 a.m. Monday: 400 block of South Clifton Avenue, Worthington, male who was feeling faint. Crashes
BY LES KNUTSON The Globe SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Running the flat 5,000-meter course at Yankton Trail Park in a blistering time of 16 minutes, 46.31 seconds, Worthington High School junior Adam Koller placed an impressive sixth in a large field of 107 varsity runners at the Nike Heartland Preview cross country meet Saturday.
MANKATO -- The Windom Area high school volleyball team placed fifth Saturday in the Mankato West Tournament. Windom defeated Mankato East 25-13, 19-25, 15-5, lost to Mayer Lutheran 14-25, 18-25, beat United South Central 25-14, 25-10, and topped Minnesota Valley Lutheran 25-16, 25-11. Katelyn Nichols had 14 blocks and 27 kills for the Eagles, and teammate Becca Hacker had 22 kills and 44 seet assists. Maurissa Isaacs had 15 kills and 32 digs. Paige Pigman was 38-for-38 serving with nine aces and Halle Jackson had 30 set assists and 11 digs.