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SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Overtime obstacle

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s basketball team returned home Friday night fresh off an 88-73 road victory against Minnesota State University, Mankato and looked to continue its momentum heading into the two-game homestand. Meanwhile, their opponent, Minot State ...

SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU battles Upper Iowa in dual meet

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team dropped its fourth straight match to No. 19 Upper Iowa, 25-8, in a conference dual on Friday night in the PE Gym. SMSU (0-4, 0-3 NSIC) earned two bout victories on the night with a win by tech fall and decision, while UIU (5-4, 2-1 ...

THURSDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Marshall holds on to defeat Luverne

LUVERNE – The Marshall girls basketball team defeated Luverne 46-36 on Thursday. Jordyn Hilgemann and Corrin Naughton led the way for the Tigers with 12 points each while Lenei Estrada added 11. Emily Meier led in rebounds with eight while Hilgemann led in assists with four. Marshall ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU opens practice for 2019 season

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball team officially started preparations for the 2019 season on Monday as the squad opened practice for the upcoming season. The Mustangs will conduct more than a month of practice in the PE Gym and R/A Facility before opening the season ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall takes down Windom/ML, 36-25

MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Marshall Tigers wrestling team went on the road on Tuesday night to put its undefeated record on the line against one of the top teams in Class A. Windom/Mountain Lake sat just outside the Class A Top 12 entering the dual, while Marshall is ranked No. 11 in Class AA. The ...

SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU hosts Upper Iowa and Augustana in weekend duals

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team (0-3, 0-2 NSIC) hosts Upper Iowa (4-3, 1-0 NSIC) at 7 p.m. today and Augustana (1-1, 0-1 NSIC) at 2 p.m. in Saturday in the PE Gym for two conference duals. About Upper Iowa Upper Iowa is 4-3 overall, 1-0 in the NSIC, and ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU picked 12th in NSIC preseason poll

BURNSVILLE - The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball team was picked tied for 12th in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll as voted on by the 15 head coaches in the league. The announcement came Thursday from the NSIC office. Augustana, the defending ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs begin season in first official practices

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University softball team officially kicked off the 2019 season with its first week of practices which began this past Monday. SMSU, under first-year head coach Bailey Bouman, will hold practices inside the PE Gym and R/A Facility throughout the next ...

PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Marshall moves back up to No. 15 in latest prep polls

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Associated Press poll for Minnesota boys' high school hockey, provided by Let's Play Hockey newspaper. First-place votes are in parentheses. Class AA 1. Minnetonka (10) 2. Andover 3. Edina 4. Maple Grove 5. Duluth East 6. White Bear Lake 7. Blaine 8. Eden ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: SMSU’s Daniel Davis earns second team all-region honors

BROOKFIELD, Ill. - Southwest Minnesota State University junior wide receiver Daniel Davis was named to the 2018 Don Hansen All-Super Region Three second team announced on Tuesday. The Don Hansen team carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed ...

TUESDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Canby falls to Wheaton, 56-52

WHEATON – The Canby boys basketball team fell to Wheaton 56-52 on Tuesday. Will Varcoe led the way for the Lancers with 23 points while Carter Wente added seven and Nolan Harding had six. Varcoe and Ethan Thovson led in rebounds with four each while Thovson led in assists with five. Canby ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Playing the Cards right

MARSHALL – Things have been clicking for the Marshall girls basketball team as of late. And Tuesday night was another strong example. The Tigers entered their conference tilt against Fairmont on a four-game winning streak and, thanks to a combination of a big run in the first half and solid ...