Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Women's Team Earns First Victory

Bethany Cressman scored 17 points for Central Lakes as the Raiders recorded their first win of the season by beating Minnesota State Fergus Falls 77-69 in a non-division game Tuesday. 

Kiana Edwards added 15 points and four assists and Kelly Pearson also scored 15 for the Raiders. Alyshia Angeleno tallied 12 points and Jenny Skoog followed with 10 points and six rebounds for CLC.

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Men's Basketball Team Destroys MState

Darsean Woodson finished with 17 points and five assists as the Central Lakes College Raiders destroyed Fergus Falls 88-49 Tuesday. 

Radamus Jones added 17 points and Davaghndre Jones added 13 points and seven rebounds for the 3-2 Raiders. CLC shot 52 percent from the field and built a 43-29 halftime edge over Fergus and first year head coach and former Raider C.J. Peeters.

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Holst Named Player of the Week

CLC guard Mackenzie Holst was named the MCAC Northern Division Player of the Week ending November 15, 2014. The 5-6 freshman guard from Staples, MN opened her collegiate career with a 29-point performance by shooting 8-for-14 from the field (57 percent), including 4 of 9 from beyond the arc. Holst also made 9 of 10 free throws (90 percent) while playing all 40 minutes.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Raiders Football Team to Play in El Toro Bowl


The #11 ranked CLC Raiders (10-1) have accepted a bid to play #5 ranked Arizona Western (10-1) in the El Toro Bowl in Yuma, Arizona on December 6.

For more information about the El Toro Bowl.

Freshmen-laden Men's Basketball Team

Maybe in Jim Russell's first year at Central Lakes College in 1997-98 did the Raiders' head coach have so few returning players.

Sixteen years later, only sophomore Alex Koch returns from last year's Raider team that went 17-13 and finished fourth in the MCAC state/Region 13 tournament. 

"It's all fresh," Russell said. "We usually have between 5-6 guys back. Twelve of the 14 guys who played for us last year are enrolled somewhere else and are going to school. They either transferred or graduated. Four of the six freshmen last year graduated with their AA degree and are playing ball somewhere."

Courtesy of the Brainerd Dispatch by Mike Bialka

New Basketball Coach Trying to Rebuild Program

During her high school basketball career at Pequot Lakes, Cassie (Evenson) Carey developed a reputation as an aggressive, scrappy player, one who took the ball to the rim, dove for loose balls, blocked out on the boards and tried to cause turnovers.

She strived to be the kind of player the opposition didn't want to face.

Carey, who begins her first season as head coach of the Central Lakes College Raiders, hopes to instill some of those attributes in her first Raider team.

Courtesy of the Brainerd Dispatch by Mike Bialka

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Friday, November 7, 2014

Four Volleyball Players and Coach Earn All-Division Honors

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has announced its 2014 volleyball regular season awards. 

CLC players Sam Schlangen and Ashton Kapphahn were selected to the All-Northern Division First Team and Ashley Abear and Shelby Uphoff were Second Team selections.

Sam Schlangen also received the honor of being selected as "Player of the Year" in the Northern Division.

Jane Peterson was also honored by being selected as "Coach of the Year" in the Northern Division.

More information at MCAC