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Monday, December 30, 2013

Huskies split at Little Falls Tournament

The Huskies won their first game in the Little Falls tournament but then fell in the second.
Albany won the opener over Holdingford 69-43, but lost to Upsala 84-62 over the two-day tournament Dec. 27 and 28.
The Huskies are now  6-2 on the season.
After the holiday break, they will travel to Sauk Centre this Friday for a non-conference game and then host Litchfield Monday, Jan. 6.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Huskies girls' basketball blasts NL-S

In a battle of undefeated, state-ranked teams in Willmar, the Albany Huskies girls' basketball team lit up New London-Spicer in a 65-45 win to take the Wild-Card tournament in their invitational debut tonight.

The Huskies (7-0) put the Wildcats (5-1) on their heels early, building a 22-6 lead over the first nine minutes of the game.

Albany, rated 10th in the latest Class 3A poll, now has a three-game homestand, beginning on Friday, Jan. 3 against Foley in a Granite Ridge Conference contest. The Falcons are 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the conference.

Huskies girls basketball drubs Willmar

Final: Albany 62, Willmar 37 in the tournament semifinals. The Huskies (6-0) face New London-Spicer on Saturday night in the finals.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Huskies girls' basketball beats Becker

The Albany Huskies won a Granite Ridge Conference girls' basketball game last Friday against visiting Becker 60-49 to stay undefeated on the season. Read more about the game in this week's Albany Enterprise issue.

Up next is a tough game against Class 3A Willmar this Friday at 6 p.m. at the Willmar senior high school. It's the opening round of the WildCard Invitational. New London-Spicer and Minnehaha Academy play after that game at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Huskies boys' and girls' basketball both win

Two Granite Ridge Conference wins tonight for the Albany basketball teams.

The girls' basketball team won 60-49 over Becker.

The boys' basketball team won at Mora 71-54.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Huskies boys' hoops wins again

It was a 53-43 win for the Albany Huskies boys' basketball team against Becker tonight in a Granite Ridge Conference contest. Now 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the GRC, the Huskies make the long trip east to Mora tomorrow night in search of their third conference win of the year. The Mustangs were 2-4 overall and 0-2 in the GRC heading into tonight's game against Cathedral.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Albany boys' basketball blasts Thunder

A final score in a non-conference boys' basketball game tonight on the home floor: Albany 52, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 31. The Huskies are 3-1, while the Thunder fell to 3-3 overall.

Albany has a break now until they travel to Becker next Thursday for a Granite Ridge Conference game against the 2-3 (2-1 GRC) Bulldogs.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Pawettes home invitational is Saturday

This Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Albany high school gymnasium is the date and location for the Albany Pawettes dance team's home invitational.

Huskies wrestling 8th at Litchfield

At a tournament in Litchfield on Saturday, the Albany Huskies wrestling team finished eighth out of nine teams with 55 points. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City won the team title with 216.5 points. They have a break in action until Friday (Dec. 13) when they travel to the Big Lake Invitational with a 4 p.m. start time.

The home opener for the undefeated Albany boys' basketball team is Tuesday night (Dec. 10) against St. Cloud Cathedral. The Crusaders are 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the Granite Ridge Conference.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Season opener is a win for Albany girls' basketball

Huskie girls basketball opens with win

The Albany Huskies defeated Rocori 75-47 in the Huskies' first game  of the year.
Amazih Eickhoff dropped in 21 points to lead the Huskies.  Sidney Schiffler, 14, and Erin Navartil, 11, also scored in double figures.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Huskies boys' basketball wins conference opener

On Thursday in Foley, the Albany Huskies boys' basketball team defeated the Falcons 63-52 in the Granite Ridge Conference opener. Scoring breakdown for Albany was: Nick Raeker 18, Joel Klein 5, Kenny Weber 4, Riley Voit 4, Dalton Finken 17, Jeremy Rodenwald 3, Kyle Zierden 12.