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 By Al Rose    Sports    February 16, 2017 

Barnum free throws overshadow MLWR

After the Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels had shot and made a disproportionate number of free throws to beat Barnum 52-41 in Moose Lake on December 9, the Bombers turned the tables and overshadowed...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    February 16, 2017 

Record-setting Rebels bumped out by Bluejackets

With defending Section 7A champs top-seeded Proctor-Hermantown getting upset by fifth-seeded Duluth Marshall, the 20-5-1 and second-seeded Moose Lake Area Rebels were hoping to have a realistic shot a...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    February 9, 2017

MLA comes back to beat Bluejackets

The Moose Lake Area girls came back from a 2-0 second-period deficit to present their parents with more than carnations and hugs as the Rebels earned a nail-biter of a 3-2 win over the...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    February 2, 2017

Rebels bounce back to beat Broncos

The Moose Lake Area girls hockey team bounced back from the disappointing slip to the Mirage on Thursday, January 27 to build confidence by beating a very good International Falls Broncos team 4-2 at...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    January 26, 2017

Rebels girls rock Wrens in running time

The Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels girls basketball team rocked the one-win Wrenshall Wrens with a huge 72-24 running time win on Thursday, January 19, in Willow River. The Rebels, with four girls in...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    January 19, 2017

MLWR survives scare by Aitkin

The Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels boys basketball team survived a scare by the 2-10 Aitkin Gobblers to take the win string to five in a row by squeezing out a 50-47 victory in Moose Lake on...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    January 12, 2017

MLWR boys go to three in a row

The resurgent Rebels played inspired hoops and made it three wins in a row by beating the Braham Bombers 71-66 in a very exciting game in Moose Lake on Tuesday, January 3. ML/WR built a 40-27 lead at...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    January 12, 2017

MLA Rebels girls win one, lose one

Moose Lake Area goalie Maddy Gamst earned her fourth shut out of the season as the Rebels beat Henry Sibley 3-0 at the West St. Paul Arena on Tuesday, January 3 to improve to 12-3-1. Gamst had 20...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    January 5, 2017

Moose Lake Area Rebels girls play in Schwan Cup

The Moose Lake Area girls hockey team shut out Irondale 4-0 in a Silver Division game at the Schwan Cup in Blaine on Monday, December 26. The Rebels did a great job in their own zone, allowing...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    December 29, 2016

MLWR boys fall to Pine City

The Rebels boys basketball team was defeated by 20 points as they lost 71-51 in Moose Lake on Thursday, December 22. The Dragons used three-pointers to build a 30-23 lead in the first half and used...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    December 29, 2016

Rebels beat Storm for second time

The Moose Lake Area girls hockey team beat the North Shore Storm for the second time this season. After winning the home opener 9-1 over the Storm on November 11, this time the score on the road was...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    December 22, 2016

MLA girls tie with Marshall in OT

The Moose Lake Area girls hockey team tied 2-2 with the Duluth Marshall Hilltoppers after overtime on Tuesday, December 13, at Riverside Arena. The Rebels were out-shot 29-25. Maddy Gamst took her...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    December 15, 2016

MLWR gets by Barnum on free throws

Following a rather mundane and low scoring first half with the Bombers leading 16-15 and all the stats being quite balanced, the Rebels took advantage of a seemingly disproportionate number of fouls...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    December 15, 2016

Bombers pull away from Rebels for win

Despite leading only 30-29 at halftime and the Rebels reigning far supreme on free throws, the Bombers were significantly superior on the inside and with three-pointers to pull away for a 73-63 win...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    December 8, 2016

Six-game winning streak ends

The Moose Lake Area girls hockey team hosted and Maddy Gamst earned her second shut-out in a row as the Rebels beat the Eveleth-Gilbert Golden Bears 6-0 at Riverside Arena on Tuesday, November 29....

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    December 1, 2016

Moose Lake Area girls win two on the road

The Moose Lake Area Rebels won 3-1 at the Chisago Lakes Ice Arena in Lindstrom on Saturday, November 19. Period-by-period the Rebels out-shot the opponents 13-8, 10-9, 13-7 for a game total of 36-24....

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    November 24, 2016

Moose Lake Area girls win by one

The Moose Lake Area Rebels girls hockey team notched their second consecutive victory as they took a close one with a 4-3 win over Cambridge-Isanti/Mora/Pine City at Riverside Area in Moose Lake on...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    November 17, 2016

Rebels girls race past Storm

The Moose Lake Area Rebels girls hockey team opened its season with an impressive win as they raced past the North Shore Storm 9-1 in running time at Riverside Arena in Moose Lake on Friday, November...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    November 10, 2016

After 36 years, Brabec steps away from the mic

A wonderfully impartial and colorful football announcer stepped down from the booth after 36 years on Tuesday, October 25. Tom Brabec's last words into the microphone and over the public address...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    November 3, 2016

Rebels edged by Tigers in 7AA shoot-out

The fourth-seeded Rebels hosted, but were edged 42-40 by the fifth-seeded Rush City Tigers in a Section 7AA opening round shoot-out in Willow River on Tuesday, October 25. Rush City advanced with a...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    October 27, 2016

Rebels bounce back to beat Hawks

The Class AA Rebels showed resilience and resolve as they bounced back from recent hard times and beat the Class AAAA Hawks 37-24 in Hermantown on Wednesday, October 19. The impressive display of effo...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    October 20, 2016

Rebels drop Mercuries

The Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels dropped the McGregor Mercuries in straight sets in a match that lasted only an hour at Moose Lake on Tuesday, October 11. The set scores were 25-14, 25-15, 25-16....

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    October 13, 2016

Rebels race by Wrens

The Rebels had an amazing 16 service aces against only five service errors to help race by the Wrenshall Wrens in an hour in straight sets at Moose Lake on Thursday, October 6. The set scores were...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    October 13, 2016

Rebels lose by one point to Rangers

The Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels football team played a road game and lost by only one point to the Rangers in a high scoring contest with 73 points put on the board, but with the final tally...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    October 6, 2016

In homecoming game, Rebels upset by Dragons

It was the Rebels homecoming, but MLWR was edged 20-18 in an upset by the previously winless Pine City Dragons on Friday, September 30 in Willow River. Each team had three touchdowns in the bruiser....

 

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