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STATE GOLF: Strong scoring highlights final day of Class A meet

BECKER ― A pair of medals and a lot of good memories, experience and friendships are what area athletes took away from the second and final day of the State Class A Golf Meet on Wednesday at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker. Murray County Central's Abby Hamman and Dawson-Boyd's Tyler Lund ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: SMSU student-athletes produce record-breaking academic year

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University Athletics Department put together a record-breaking scholastic year in 2017-18, setting new marks for success off the field of play. In the classroom, SMSU's 335 student-athletes generated an overall grade-point-average of 3.13, the ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Marshall A’s fall to Brookings

MARSHALL – The Marshall amateur baseball team fell to Brookings (S.D.) 7-3 on Wednesday. Jake Hess led the way for the A’s with a 3 for 4 day at the plate and an RBI while Alex Thompson added a hit and an RBI. Drew Hmielewski had an RBI as well for Marshall. Logan Tomasek took the ...

STATE GOLF: MCC teams, area individuals begin Class A Tournament

BECKER ― As Day 1 of the Class A State Golf Meet on Tuesday at Pebble Creek Golf Club is in the books, area athletes took note of their performances and look to finish out strong today in the final round of competition. On the boys side, Minneota's Nolan Boerboom and Dawson-Boyd's Tyler ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Three Tigers earn All-Conference honors for softball

MARSHALL – The Big South Conference announced its All-Conference teams for softball on Monday, and a few Marshall players made the list. Junior outfielder Abby Schauer and junior catcher Shelby Versaevel led the way for the Tigers on the All-Conference team. Joining them are Ericka Kim, ...

STATE GOLF: Marshall golfers focused for state meet

MARSHALL – For the past few seasons, the Marshall girls golf team have seen its success at the state tournament come through its individual play. This time they get to experience it together. For the second time overall and first since 2006, the Tigers will be represented as a team in the ...

YOUTH SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club attends pair of meets in South Dakota

MARSHALL – The Southwest Swim Club attended the Too Cool for the Outdoor Pool meet in Watertown, SD on June 2 and the Brookings Summer High Point meet in Brookings, SD this weekend. The Too Cool for the Outdoor pool meet featured 115 athletes from South Dakota, Minnesota, and North Dakota. ...

STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Area individuals conclude Class A meet

ST. PAUL - Day 2 of the Class A Minnesota State Track and Field Champions on Saturday at Hamline University was filled with ups and downs for the area athletes participating. Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd senior Keiser Freetly earned a second-place finish in the 800 meter run, but ...

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Cottonwood uses long ball to cruise past Clinton, 14-3

COTTONWOOD – The Cottonwood amateur baseball team defeated Clinton 14-3 in seven innings on Sunday. Seth Boerboom led the way for Cottonwood with a 4 for 5 day at the plate with a home run and six RBI while Seth Plotz added three hits, including a home run of his own, and four RBI. Austin ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Spicer uses eighth-inning scoring to vault past Yankees

MILROY - A big eighth inning for Spicer brought them to a 10-3 win over the Milroy Yankees Friday night at Yankee Field. Pitching and defense was strong for the Yankees but they couldn’t seem to connect at the plate. Spicer got the game off to a good start, bringing in one run to take the ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Junior Legion Black earns pair of wins

COLD SPRING – The Marshall Junior Legion Black baseball team earned a pair of victories to start the Cold Spring tournament on Friday, defeating Cold Spring 10-6 and Becker 8-3. Against Cold Spring, Brayden Hilgemann led the way for Marshall Black with a 2 for 4 day at the plate with four ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Six Wabasso softball players earn All-Conference honors

MARSHALL – The Tomahawk Conference announced its All-Conference teams for softball on Friday, and multiple Wabasso players made the list. Emily Benz, Megan Rothmeier, Jenna Frank and Cora Eichten were named to the All-Conference team to lead the way for the Rabbits, with all four players ...