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PREP SOFTBALL: Mankato West cruises past Marshall

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MARSHALL – The Marshall Tigers had their hands full Friday against Mankato West, the defending state champions. The Tigers shot themselves in the foot early with costly errors and walks, as Mankato West scored eight runs in the first two innings en route to a 12-2 victory in six innings. ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Panthers edge Rebels, 4-3

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SLAYTON — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton defeated Murray County Central 4-3 on Friday. Sydney Lanoue got the complete game win from the circle and finished with three strikeouts. Sophomore Ellie Crumrine went 2-3 in her first varsity start. Evy Dolan, Alex Rolling and Tori Schons each added a pair ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU softball makes final weekend road trip

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MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State softball team makes its final weekend road trip of the season this weekend as they face Minnesota Duluth at Saturday beginning at 2 p.m., followed by a doubleheader at St. Cloud State on Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. The Mustangs are coming off of a pair ...

PREP BASEBALL: Vikings use key inning to take down Panthers

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MINNEOTA – A seven-run fourth inning proved to be the difference during Minneota's 8-4 victory over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton. The Vikings started the bottom of the fourth inning trailing the Panthers, 4-0. They never pushed the panic button. They just continued to battle and put together ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU drops doubleheader to Augustana

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Augustana University used timely hitting to earn a doubleheader sweep over Southwest Minnesota State on Thursday in NSIC baseball, winning 9-1 and 6-2, at Karras Park at Ronken Field. Patrick O'Donnell and Kris Ashland combined to drive in six runs to lead Augustana ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakeview splits pair of games with Eagles

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MADISON - The Lakeview Lakers split a pair of games with Lac qui Parle Valley on Thursday. The Lakers edged the Eagles in the first game in 13 innings, 5-4. They then dropped game two, 8-1. Kaitlynn Bott drove in two runs in game one for the Lakers. Leah Brusven, Kiana Imes and Brooklin ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU women’s golf moves to No. 13 in NCAA region poll

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INDIANAPOLIS - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's golf team moved up one spot to No. 13 in the second NCAA Central Region golf rankings released by the NCAA on Thursday. The entire field for the NCAA Women's Golf Championships will be announced at NCAA.com on Monday, May 1, at 3 ...

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Area teams compete at Marshall meet

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MARSHALL – The Marshall Tigers track and field team dominated their home meet on Tuesday. The boys and girls both took home first place, with scores of 97 and 102, respectively. The Lakeview Laker girls finished second, while the boys finished third. 100 Meters It was a clean sweep for ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mavericks blank Mustangs in doubleheader sweep

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MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University softball team faced a tough task against No. 14 Minnesota State University, Mankato during their doubleheader on Tuesday. The Mustangs struggled to get their bats going on the offensive end, as they produced only six hits combined on the ...

PREP GOLF: Tigers shoot low in dual win against Huskies

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MARSHALL – The Marshall boys and girls golf team earned a pair of victories in a dual match against Jackson County Central on a cold and windy afternoon Tuesday at Marshall Golf Club. The boys varsity team defeated JCC 160-164, led by Spencer Ehlers’ blistering score of 33. Mason Plante ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall baseball beats Worthington

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WORTHINGTON — Marshall defeated Worthington 8-4 on Tuesday. Marshall scored three first-inning runs and never trailed in the game. Jake Hess went 4-4 with two RBI and a run. Mason Penske was 3-5 with a run. Zach Thompson went 2-3 with a double, three RBI and two runs scored. Dylan ...