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The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is conducting extra enforcement April 11-20 in an effort to reduce distracted driving. Driver distraction is a leading crash factor in Minnesota, accounting for around 25 percent of all crashes annually. In 2012, distracted driver-related crashes resulted in 51 deaths and 8,304 injuries, according to the Minnesota Department of Public [...]

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Senior Elizabeth Miller has been selected as Watertown-Mayer’s 2014 Athena Award winner. The award goes to a female senior athlete who demonstrates dedication and excellence in sports. Watertown-Mayer has participated in the Athena Awards program since 2006 and Miller was chosen as this year’s selection by the girls’ sports coaches at WMHS. She will join [...]

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The season couldn’t have started any more satisfying for the Watertown boys’ baseball squad, as the Royals blew past Tri-City United 6-3 on Thursday, April 10, due in large part to a pair of sensational performances on the mound. Senior starting pitcher Michael Herd threw fire at TCU for five innings, giving up just one-earned [...]

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Mayer Lutheran opened the 2014 softball season with two Minnesota River Conference games last week, losing both. After a few hours of practice in the parking lot, the Crusaders were able to get on a dirt infield for the first time on Tuesday, April 8. Unfortunately for Mayer Lutheran, that first infield experience would also [...]

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Despite losing the first two games of the season last week, Mayer Lutheran head baseball coach Dave Lane said he is “definitely seeing some positives” on his young squad, a team he hopes can turn into a “pretty good team” by the end of the year. The Crusaders opened the season by hosting LeSueur-Henderson on [...]

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After a week of battle, the Watertown-Mayer softball team finds themselves on the right side of the win column. The Royals first shut out Tri-City United Thursday, April 10 in the team’s season opener, before splitting a pair of weekend games in the Stacy Vanderlinde Tournament, giving the Royals a 2-1 record to begin the [...]

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