Homecoming was not very sweet for the Center-Stanton football team. Two early fumbles Friday night quickly turned into a 62-8 track meet as Beach claimed the Region 6 action. The loss moved the Wildcats to 0-6 with two games left in the season.
Sometimes the scoreboard is not an entirely accurate depiction of how the game went. Although the final score pitted New Salem with the District 9 victory last Thursday, the Center-Stanton volleyball team could smile at their moral victory.
Most people who have ever tried to compete in a power pull say that all it takes is one time for people to get hooked. It’s that mentality that keeps some of the more traditional pullers active even as the sport transitions into a young man’s game.
At 19 years old, Haleigh Erickson is an “old man.” The Stanton native reached the end of her days that she qualified as a “kid” in the 15th and final Ed McLain Memorial Old Man and Kid Fishing Derby. So she decided that she would be the adult partner in the 2010 competition held last Sunday during Stanton’s Knife River Days.