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PREP GIRLS HOCKEY: Marshall girls hockey falls to Fargo Davies, 3-1

MARSHALL – The Marshall girls hockey team continued its search for its first win of the season Friday night in the opener of their Thanksgiving Classic tournament. Despite striking early, the Tigers couldn’t generate enough offense in a 3-1 loss to Fargo Davies. Marshall was able to get ...

PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Marshall stuns Pine City in OT

MARSHALL – Down two goals in the final period, the Marshall boys hockey team needed a spark if they were going to find a way to get back into their game against Pine City. They found that extra boost and then some, getting a pair of goals from Mason Plante and Garret Hoff to force overtime, ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers look to start anew with young group

COTTONWOOD- The Lakeview Lakers will be starting from scratch in the 2017-2018 season. The Lakers graduated all five starters from last year’s team that finished with a 13-12 record. “It’s going to be a difficult task,” Lakeview coach Mike Imes said. “It’s going to take the entire ...

PREP FOOTBALL: RTR and WWG players headline 9-Man All-District football team

WESTBROOK – The 9-Man South West All-District team was recently announced, and a few area players made the list. Westbrook-Walnut Grove’s Anthony Ross, Kyle Kuehl, Andrew Quade and Nathan Ross all made it for the Chargers while Westin Kirk, Jonah Johnson, Jake Fischer, Cooper and Carter ...

TUESDAY GIRLS HOCKEY: Marshall falls to Prairie Centre, 3-2 in home opener

MARSHALL – The Marshall girls hockey team returned home Tuesday from a season-opening loss to Hutchinson last Friday looking for its first win of the year. Despite a tight-knit battle with Prairie Centre, the Tigers fell by a score of 3-2 in their home opener at the Red Baron Arena and ...

TUESDAY MEN’S BASKETBALL: Mustangs shoot lights out in win over Crown College

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State closed out non-conference play with a 116-80 victory over Division III Crown College on Tuesday night at the R/A Facility in men's college basketball. SMSU, which has won three straight games to improve to 4-2 overall, begins Northern Sun Intercollegiate ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU’s Reiss named AVCA National Player of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Southwest Minnesota State junior outside hitter Taylor Reiss has been named the Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II National Player of the Week the organization announced on Tuesday. It's the third time Reiss has earned the weekly national award ...

STATE FOOTBALL: Taylor twins anchoring the Rabbits on both sides

WABASSO - Since the 2016 season, the Wabasso Rabbits have gone 24-2 with two trips to the state tournament. This past Saturday, the Rabbits defeated Ada-Borup/Norman County West 21-13 to advance to the 1A state title game for the first time in program history. “It felt really good,” ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU volleyball moves to No. 2 in AVCA Top-25

LEXINGTON, Ky.- Southwest Minnesota State women's volleyball, following a win over top-ranked Concordia-St. Paul in the NSIC Tournament championship match, has moved up to No. 2 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches' Association (AVCA) Top-25 poll that was released on Monday. SMSU (28-3) ...

YOUTH SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club attends Maverick Invite

MANKATO – The Southwest Swim Club attended the 2017 Maverick Invite on Sunday at the University of Minnesota, Mankato. The meet featured 128 swimmers from seven different Minnesota swim clubs. SSC had 11 athletes competing in 41 individual events. Of those events, SSC had 27 personal ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs sweep past Concordia-St. Paul to win NSIC Tournament

ST. PAUL - Taylor Reiss, the tournament Most Valuable Player, recorded a match-high 25 kills to lead Southwest Minnesota State to a 3-0 victory over Concordia-St. Paul in championship match of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament on Sunday. SMSU (28-3), the No. 2 seed in the ...