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Men’s basketball defeats Riverland in a 63-54 nail biter

By: Osirus Washington Despite the score, the game was a very close one. The Central Lakes College men’s basketball team took on Riverland Friday night in a nail-biter game. It was very hard for either team to really pull away and get some cushion. At the start, it was a …

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Women’s basketball overcomes double digit halftime deficit to improve to 2-1 in home opener

By: Osirus Washington The Raiders may have gotten off to a slow start in the first quarter of their Wednesday game against U of W – Superior, but they made up for it come the second half. In the first half, they shot just 25 percent from the field and …

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Rachel Mathias named first-team All-American

Central Lakes College sophomore and Heron Lake native Rachel Mathias was named a Division III first-team All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association. “Rachel gained a lot of confidence between her first and second seasons,” said Head CLC Volleyball Coach Jane Peterson. “You always want a sophomore to return …

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Raiders basketball teams fall to St. Cloud Tech

By: Osirus Washington Both the Raiders men’s and women’s basketball teams fought hard in their pre-Thanksgiving games against St. Cloud Tech, but ended up short in the end. The men’s team fell 75-59 and the women’s team lost 86-64. In the men’s game, where the team has only three returning …

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Women’s basketball wins over MSCTC

The CLC  women’s basketball team overcame a 14-point halftime deficit to comeback and win over MSCTC. Bigtime performances came from sophomores Tanisha Beetso and Kaitlin Spar. Each played 37 minutes, with Spar scoring 18 points and 7 rebounds on 75 percent shooting. Alea Lupa also played 37 minutes and scored …

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Men’s basketball scores victory in season opener

The CLC men’s basketball team was ready to get things underway Friday night at their season opener game. With a roster nearly filled with Freshman, there was some pre-game jitters for everyone on the court. Head Coach Jim Russell didn’t know what to expect. “The thing that worries me the …

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Men’s basketball players host clinic for youngsters

Coach Jim Russell and the CLC Men’s basketball team spent their Wednesday afternoon teaching middle schoolers the fundamentals of the game at Forestview Middle School. With their first game friday, Russell still made it a priority to give back to the community. The clinic was a lot of fun for …

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Osirus Washington: CLC Men’s Basketball starts season with high expectations

The highly anticipated 2016-17 basketball season is finally here for head coach Jim Russell and the Central Lakes Raiders men’s basketball team. As co-conference champions last season, they posted a 26-4 record on their way to the State Tournament. Their goal: Win State and advance to the National Tournament. But …

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