Zimmerman girls basketball

The Zimmerman girls battled from behind but fell short against Princeton 55-52 at home on Tuesday night. Princeton led by 14 in the first half. The Thunder trimmed the margin to¬† 30-24 at the half and go within one point at 52-51 on a 3-pointer by Brooke Borchardt with 1:20 left. But Princeton answered with […]

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The Zimmerman Thunder cruised to a 73-29 win over Fridley on Friday night, a big turnaround from the result a year ago. “Last year, we lost to them by about 35,” said Thunder coach Lance Dalbey, adding that Fridley graduated heavily. “This was a good game for us, a confidence-builder.” Zimmerman (2-2) had finely-balanced scoring […]

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  The Zimmerman Thunder held off a rally by St. Francis and picked up their first victory 57-55 at home on Thursday evening. “The girls played extremely hard, right from the opening tip,” said Thunder coach Lance Dalbey. Junior guard Lexi Funaro sank 15 points and senior guard Heather McCormick 15 for the Thunder (1-2). […]

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The Zimmerman Thunder opened the season with two losses at the Waconia tournament over the weekend. The Thunder lost to Elk River 83-45 on Friday. Heather McCormick scored 13 points, Lexi Funaro 11 and Nikki Jurik seven. Saturday’s game was much closer with Hudson (WI) holding off the Thunder 60-50. Kaitlin Mason and Amber Magnuson […]

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THUNDER BASKETBALL, GIRLS Nine lettermen return from an 8-18 team, including scoring leaders Heather McCormick (5-6 sr G, 10.7 ppg) and Lexi Wiemeri (5-9 sr W, 7.9 ppg). Others are Amber Magnussen (5-9 sr P), Melissa Dorn (5-7 sr G), Brooke Borchardt (6-0 jr P), Jami Schuster (5-9 jr P), Kaitlyn Mason (5-7 jr G), […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Zimmerman girls basketball season ended with a first-round playoff loss on Thursday evening but the Thunder can take heart that they quit on two strong games back-to-back. No. 3 seeded Becker ousted the No. 6 Thunder 52-39 in Section 5AAA at Becker. Nicole Anderson netted 16 points and Mauren […]

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The Zimmerman Thunder are seeded No. 6 in Section 5AAA girls basketball, which will start Thursday. The pairings are No. 8 Rocori (3-22) at No. 1 Monticello (14-12), No. 5 Delano (7-19) at No. 4 Big Lake (6-20), No. 6 St. Cloud Apollo (3-23) at No. 2 Dassel-Cokato (7-19), and No. 6 Zimmerman (8-17) at […]

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The Zimmerman Thunder beat a team higher in the standings, the Foley Falcons, 48-33 on Friday evening to close out the regular season on a high note. Heather McCormick notched 21 points for the Thunder and Brooke Borchardt was next with 9. Zimmerman finished 4-8 in the Granite Ridge Conference and will take an 8-17 […]

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