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Red Wing High School and community performers will present two widely different one-act plays Feb. 22 at the Sheldon Theatre. The festival of one-acts will be staged at 3 p.m. and again at 8 p.m. in the Sheldon Theatre. High school students will present a comedy, "The Flattering Word" by George Kelly. Phoenix Theatre actors will perform Shirley Lauro's drama "A Piece of My Heart." Both plays also are contest entries. "The Flattering Word" is a funny and charming piece written in 1916.
BOYS BASKETBALL Red Wing 49, Farmington 37 Zumbrota-Mazeppa 73, Cannon Falls 33 Goodhue 54, Dover-Eyota 31 Eau Claire Regis 64, Ellsworth 53 GIRLS BASKETBALL Red Wing 46, Farmington 38 Zumbrota-Mazeppa 49, Cannon Falls 23 Elk Mound 34, Plum City 28 Boyceville 72, Pepin 26 BOYS HOCKEY Shakopee 2, Red Wing 1 (OT)
For Katie Auge, Friday night marked the beginning of a dream. For the rest of the Red Wing girls gymnastics team, it marked the end of a great season. Auge advanced to the Class A state meet in all-around and vault after placing fourth in all-around (35.4) and third on the vault (9.125) in the Section 1A meet at Red Wing Friday night. She will be Red Wing's lone representative in the state meet on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul. The Wingers placed second in team competition with a score of 137.175, just .2 points short of a school record.
ST. PAUL -- State aid to cities already was a hot-button legislative issue, but state Auditor Pat Awada fanned the flames when she released a report a week ago critical of the state payments. Awada said her study shows cities receiving large amounts of local government aid often spend much more than those that get little or no aid. It drew more attention to Gov.
Today "A Morning for Women," 8 a.m.-noon, Lincoln High School, Lake City. Post-high school options, 8:30 a.m., Red Wing High School Career Center. SnoSkinz WSA Snocross, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mazeppa. Stand up for Peace vigil, 9:30 a.m., Bay Point Park. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Social Singles, 7:30 p.m., Blue Moon. Sunday SnoSkinz WSA Snocross, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mazeppa. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. (Big Book) and 8 p.m.
Today Peace vigil, 4:30 p.m., John Rich Park. Social Singles,at 6:30 p.m., Wiederholt's. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Saturday "A Morning for Women," 8 a.m.-noon, Lincoln High School, Lake City. Post-high school options, 8:30 a.m., Red Wing High School Career Center. SnoSkinz WSA Snocross, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mazeppa. Stand up for Peace vigil, 9:30 a.m., Bay Point Park. Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., AA clubroom above Elks Club. Social Singles, 7:30 p.m., Blue Moon.
BOYS BASKETBALL Spring Valley 70, Pepin 34 Lake City 55, Triton 9 GIRLS BASKETBALL Red Wing 57, Hastings 52 Triton 46, Lake City 34 Prescott 34, Amery 19 Ellsworth 56, Somerset 36 Kenyon-Wanamingo 52, Cannon Falls 45 PREP WRESTLING Goodhue 54, Dover-Eyota 25 Cannon Falls 38, Kasson-Mantorville 30
HASTINGS -- Red Wing girls basketball Coach Carl Pierson was happy with the way his team responded to an 8-0 Hastings run in the third quarter of Thursday night's nonconference tilt. Pierson also hopes the Wingers will keep the ball rolling after their 57-52 win over the Raiders. "This was certainly an exciting win," he said. "It was a quality road win. Over the next two weeks, we hope to get things going to prepare for the playoffs. Hopefully, this will get things rolling." Red Wing held a 13-12 advantage after the opening quarter.
They are sons and daughters, husbands and wives. But so, too, they are soldiers. And in Ellsworth on Thursday, about 130 men and women attached to the U.S. Army Reserve 652nd Engineer Co. said tearful goodbyes to family and friends. Their destination: Fort McCoy, Wis. Where they will go from there and how long they will be gone is unclear. There can be little doubt, though, after the send-off, that the men and women of the 652nd will be in the thoughts and prayers of many until their safe return. Dale Nelson, Ellsworth, was on hand to show his support.
Jeffrey Hinds, the son of former Red Wing residents, is an Airborne ranger serving in Vicenza, Italy. Marine Pvt. Katherine R. Larson of Red Wing is stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Navy Lt. James F. Rankin, Red Wing, has transferred with his family to Europe for a three-year tour of duty. They and others were featured in Wednesday's edition in a section about our men and women in the armed forces.