I've been the sports writer for 40 years for the Echo Journal weekly newspaper for Pequot Lakes and Pine River. I had the privilege of knowing Chuck Sundeen during his years of coaching our Pequot Lakes High School football team.
The Pequot Lakes' 16-under fast-pitch summer softball team tied visiting Perham 1-1 in the opener and then triumphed 10-0 in the second game on Wednesday, July 10.
Pequot Lakes will play at the state tournament on Saturday, July 20, at Chanhassen.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots finally opened their season by winning six of their first seven games after sweeping a Mid-State Conference doubleheader at Wadena-Deer Creek by scores of 10-0 and 13-3 on Monday, May 6.
The Pequot Lakes junior varsity girls' basketball team improved to 6-0 overall after defeating Park Rapids 56-32 on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
The Patriots were led in scoring by Hailey Wiebolt with 12 points and Katie Ryan 11.