WAYNE "WHEATIES" WALLIN
Shae Zeidler scored on runs of 9, 17, 5 and 5 yards to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots football team past Thief River Falls 45-20 in Heart 'O Lakes North Conference action on Friday, Oct. 10. The Patriots, 5-1 in the conference and 6-1 overall, are scheduled to play at Detroit Lakes on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The Patriots scored on their second possession after taking over at midfield. They drove to the TRF 15, but settled for a field goal by C.J. Borleis. The Prowlers scored on their next possession, which started at midfield and ended on a one-yard run by quarterback Zeb Nelson.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots placed 10th at the Fergus Falls invitational on Saturday, Oct. 4. Pequot Lakes opened with a 25-23, 25-22 loss to Breckenridge. They were then downed by the Northern Freeze 25-19, 25-21 before defeating Richland, N.D. 25-16, 25-16. In the ninth-place match, the Patriots were defeated by Fosston 25-20, 25-14. No individual statistics for Pequot Lakes were available. The Patriots, 6-11 overall, were scheduled to face Park Rapids on Tuesday, Oct. 7, and then play at Pine River-Backus on Thursday, Oct. 9. Frazee 3, Patriots 0 On Thursday, Oct.
On a dismal weather night in Pequot Lakes on Friday, Oct. 3, the third-ranked Patriots football team learned that mistakes can be costly. They found that out when the 10th-ranked Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels defeated Pequot Lakes 13-0 in a Heart 'O Lakes North Conference matchup for the Patriots' first loss of the season. Neither team was able to complete at pass. The weather, a snow-rain mixture, played right into the Rebels' hands, who rely on a rushing attack.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots football team improved to 5-0 after defeating Roseau 35-0 on Friday, Sept. 26, for their fourth shutout of the season. The second-ranked Patriots, who also improved to 4-0 in the Heart 'O Lakes Conference, will host Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton on Friday, Oct. 3, in a rematch of last year's Section 8AAA finalists. Against the Rams, Pequot Lakes used three touchdown passes from quarterback C.J. Borleis to receiver Connor Davich along with another admirable defensive stand for the lopsided win. "We played a good game," said Patriots coach Chip Lohmiller.
Morgan Lohmiller turned in 10 kills, 17 set assists and 11 digs to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 25-21, 25-17, 25-23 victory over the Staples-Motley Cardinals in a Mid-State Conference volleyball matchup on Thursday, Sept. 18. Amanda Nies contributed 32 digs for Pequot and Brittny Bzdok added 18 digs, five kills and five ace serves. Pequot Lakes, 1-1 in the Mid-State and 5-5 overall, is scheduled to host Walker-Hackensack-Akeley at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.
The Pequot Lakes football team registered its third shutout of the season as the Class 3A's second-ranked Patriots blanked Heart 'O Lakes Conference rival East Grand Forks for a 35-0...
The visiting Pequot Lakes volleyball team was defeated by the Little Falls Flyers 25-23, 23-25, 25-21 and 25-15 in non-conference action on Monday, Sept. 15. The Patriots, 4-4 overall, were scheduled to face Sebeka on Tuesday, Sept. 16, and then play at Staples-Motley on Thursday, Sept. 18. Laura Fregin tallied nine kills and teammate Kendra Pohlman had eight for the Flyers.
The Class 3A's third-ranked Pequot Lakes Patriots shocked the eighth-ranked Perham Yellowjackets 41-0 in Heart O'Lakes North Conference play on Friday, Sept. 12. The Patriots used five pass interceptions, two fumble recoveries and a few long pass completions to defeat Perham as both teams entered the matchup with 2-0 records. "We couldn't get anything going until Kyle Sellner intercepted a pass early in the second quarter to stop (Perham) from scoring," said Pequot Lakes coach Chip Lohmiller. "Our defense kept bailing us out.
The Pequot Lakes volleyball team swept Pillager 25-14, 25-18 and 25-22 in a non-conference home match on Tuesday, Sept. 2, for the Patriots' first win of the season. In the opener, Caitlyn Carkhuff served four straight points as the Patriots assumed an 11-3 lead. Pequot Lakes extended the lead to 15-4 with Morgan Lohmiller and Sam Littman pounding down kills. The final three points of the opening match came on kills by Lohmiller and Barb Miller, and an ace serve by Lohmiller. "We played well in the first two games and we got a lot of people in," said Pequot Lakes coach Kate Dale.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots football team opened its season in a resounding fashion by crushing the visiting Staples-Motley Cardinals 59-0 on Thursday, Aug. 28. The Patriots used strong defensive play, an admirable rushing game, led by Sabastian Elsenpeter, and pin-point passing by junior quarterback CJ Borleis to down the Cardinals. "Except for all of our first-half penalties I thought we played well on both sides of the ball with consistent play," said Pequot Lakes coach Chip Lohmiller. "This is a veteran group with a lot of experience.