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Last call for the Langdon Country Club

Posted on 10/5/17

By Jake Kulland

The week ahead features a long list of activities, and it also marks the end of the season at the Langdon Country Club.  The last night for the clubhouse will be this Tuesday, Oct. 10. That will be the Fall Meeting for the club, and all members are invited to attend, with the meeting beginning promptly at 6:00 p.m. Sabrina Marcelin will have a taco bar set up in the kitchen for supper that night. A big shout out goes to Sabrina and her staff for doing a great job all year at the club. The bar is also going to feature some “End of the Year Specials” the night of the meeting, and we’ll let you come out and find out what they are. As far as the course goes, groundskeeper Kevin “Cocoa” Beauchamp tells us that maintenance on the grounds will end on Oct. 15. The pins and tee boxes will be left in for a time after that to see if the weather will allow any very late season rounds.  So that means technically the course will unofficially close on Oct. 15, but if the weather hangs on golf will still be allowed. Cocoa and his staff also needs to be commended on their great work keeping the course beautiful all year long.  And as we told you last week, Cody Pengilly will be stepping down at club president, with a new one to be determined next spring. They hope to see all members out for the Fall Meeting and the last night of clubhouse on Oct. 10.

Cards to wrap up their regular season at home;  9 Man Playoffs start Oct. 14

The Langdon-Edmore-Munich Cardinals will close out a fantastic regular season at home on Oct. 13 against their closest rival, Park River. The Cards, who were trying to clinch the top seed in Region 2A at Cooperstown versus Central Dakota on Oct. 6, hope to have more home games in the playoffs which start on Oct. 21, but they hope to see a huge crowd at the their last home on the regular schedule, which will also be Senior Night. The senior players and cheerleaders will be honored before the game. Meanwhile the 9 Man Football Playoffs are set to get underway on Oct. 14.  For the area, North Border was trying to get into the playoffs, needing a win Oct. 6 against Midway-Minto to get the fourth seed. If they do win, they will play at Hankinson in the first round, again on Oct. 14. Cavalier has been the number one team in the state in 9 Man Football all year, and they will have a bye in the first round, not playing until they host a game on Oct. 21. Out west the North Prairie Cougars (Rolla-Rolette) are the top seed in Region 4 9 Man, and also have a bye until Oct. 21. St. John gets a bye being the second seed in Region 4, and North Star is in the playoffs and will be either the third or fourth seed depending on how their last game of the year turns out against Towner-Granville-Upham. All told though, it’s great to see so many area teams making the gridiron playoffs, and we wish them all the best of luck in the postseason.

Ronningen hammers past the 1,000 career kill mark as a sophomore

Langdon-Edmore-Munich volleyball sophomore Callie Ronningen passed quite a milestone as she and the Lady Cards played in a tournament at Des Lacs-Burlington on Sept. 29-30. She reached 1,000 kills for her career on the second day of that tourney, a mark which is extremely rare being she is just a sophomore. Callie, who played her eighth grade year for Lakota-Edmore is just the second players in Cardinals program history to get to 1,000 kills at such a young age.  The other? McKenzie Hart, who of course went on to have a stellar career at the University of North Dakota. Congratulations to Callie and the Lady Cards, who are off to a 22-3 start midway through their year, and look forward to achieving many goals they have set for themselves this season.

“See ya!” next week!