Coming off a 62-50 win over Duluth East in the home opener five days earlier, a revamped Blaine (1-1) looked for its second win of the season against Coon Rapids Dec. 5. The Cardinals (2-0) had other ideas, leading from nearly start to finish for the 53-48 win that saw 65 fouls called between the two sides and a combined 88 free throw attempts.
The Nowthen Lions Club invites children and their families to its annual Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus Dec. 14 at the Nowthen Alliance Church in Nowthen at the corner of County Road 22 and Nowthen Boulevard. The breakfast will run from 8-11:30 am. A free-will donation is suggested.