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PREP SOFTBALL: Tigers split a pair at section tournament

MANKATO – The Marshall softball team was down to their final out of the season trailing by a run to the Waseca Bluejays. With a runner on second, Marshall’s Paige Andries stepped up to the plate, and with a single up the first base line that snuck underneath the outstretched glove of the ...

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Area teams compete at subsection meet in Redwood

REDWOOD FALLS - The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, Wabasso and Westbrook-Walnut Grove/Red Rock Central track teams all took part in the subsection track meet in Redwood Falls on Thursday. In total there were nine teams competing, with the Wabasso girls and boys team finishing in third place. The ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tigers wrap up regular season with loss

MARSHALL - Marshall closed its regular season on Thursday with an 11-5 loss to Bloomington Jefferson. Marshall collected six hits in the loss, including four doubles. Dylan Criquet-Danielson went 1 for 2 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored. The Tigers also got doubles from Ryan ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Marshall A’s open season with win over Mudhens

MARSHALL – There is no better feeling than opening day. The only thing that can top that feeling is capping off opening day with a victory to begin the season. That's exactly what the Marshall A's did Wednesday evening, with a 8-3 victory over the Minneota Mudhens. The Mudhens opened the ...

PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Area teams compete at Subsection tournament

BENSON - One team and five individuals qualified for the final day of the Section 5A meet on Wednesday. The lowest team score of the day went to Lac qui Parle Valley, which recorded a 328. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa came in second place at 351, followed by Lakeview at 354 and MACCRAY with a ...

PREP TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Dawson-Boyd falls to CGB

DAWSON - Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley defeated Dawson-Boyd 6-4 on Tuesday. Leading DB at the plate was Alex Swenson, who was 3 for 4 and finished a home run shy of a cycle. He added one RBI and two runs scored. Swenson took the loss. In two innings of relief work, he allowed three runs (two ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Rabbits break out bats, beat Dragons 16-3

WABASSO – The Wabasso softball team kicked off their portion of the Section 3A Tournament with a matchup against Adrian Area. The Rabbits broke open the bats against the Dragons, scoring 16 runs en route to a 16-3 victory in five innings Tuesday afternoon. Wabasso coach Tiffany Eichten said ...

PREP SOFTBALL: TMB escapes against RTR with walk-off

WABASSO – The first round of the Section 3A playoffs did not disappoint in a matchup between the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers and the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights. In a game highlighted by dominant pitching, timely defense, and a dramatic ending, the third-seeded Panthers were able to come ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Marshall softball earns No. 6 seed in section tournament

MARSHALL – The Marshall Tiger girls’ softball team has earned the No. 6 seed in the Section 2AAA tournament. The Tigers will play No. 3 Mankato East at 5 p.m. on Thursday at Caswell Park in Mankato. The double elimination tournament will continue with a second game Thursday night. The rest ...

PREP BASEBALL: Tigers take out Huskies to claim Big South crown

MARSHALL – The Marshall and Jackson County Central baseball teams were originally set to battle for the Big South Conference title on Saturday afternoon. When Mother Nature intervened with a downpour, the two teams were forced to wait. That wait lasted until Monday night, when the two teams ...

AREA WRESTLING: “THOR Wrestling Club” wraps up successful second season

MINNEOTA – The “THOR Wrestling Club” is a regional Freestyle/Greco Club which draws wrestlers from southwestern Minnesota and trains in Minneota. The wrestling club is a chartered USA Wrestling Club. The club is managed & coached by J.D. Pesch, Wade Gillund, Travis Christenson, and ...

YOUTH SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club attends invite

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Southwest Swim Club attended the Jump Into Summer Invitational on Friday in Sioux Falls, SD. The swim meet was held at the brand new Midco Aquatic Center that features a 10-lane, 50 meter swimming pool. Results are below: Mansi Bell (12): 100 Free 1:19.19, *50 ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Panthers take care of HLO, 11-4

MILROY – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton baseball team defeated Heron Lake-Okabena 11-4 Monday afternoon. Caleb Nordsiden led the way with a 3 for 3 day at the plate with a pair of RBIs while Moses Dolan went 2 for 2 with a couple of runs scored and Konnor Zick went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Jake ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Minneota hangs on to beat Clinton, 9-8

MINNEOTA – After just two innings of play, the Minneota amateur baseball team had a comfortable lead and were well on their way to a victory against Clinton. But when they saw their lead disappear – all in the matter of one inning – the Mudhens were forced to dig deep and find an ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: YME shuts out Benson, 1-0

BENSON – The Yellow Medicine East baseball team defeated Benson 1-0 Friday afternoon. Neither team would find the scoreboard until the top of the sixth inning, when the Sting struck first. Nick Peterson recorded the lone RBI in the game to lift YME to the victory. The Sting recorded just ...