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SMSU WRESTLING: Mustangs ready for NCAA Super Region 3 Championships

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team will compete this Friday and Saturday at the NCAA Division II Super Region 3 Tournament at Halenbeck Hall in St. Cloud. The Super 3 Region Tournament serves as the qualifier for the NCAA Championships that will be held on March 9-10 in ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tigers cruise past Sioux Falls Roosevelt

MARSHALL — Marshall defeated Sioux Falls Roosevelt 48-36 on Tuesday. Hannah Meier led Marshall with 13 points and nine rebounds. Jordyn Hilgemann added 12 points and six rebounds in the victory. Marshall (18-8) hosts Willmar on Saturday. Roosevelt 12 24 — 36 Marshall 24 24 — ...

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

MARSHALL  – The Southwest Swim Club attended two swim meets in February. The Brookings Last Chance Invite was in Brookings, SD on Feb. 3-4. Eleven teams consisting of 225 athletes from South Dakota and Minnesota competed in the two-day competition. SSC had 15 athletes competing in 77 ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Rebels take out Ellsworth in the second half, 60-43

ELLSWORTH – The Murray County Central boys basketball team defeated Ellsworth 60-43 on Monday. Spencer Wajer and Tyler Groves led the way for the Rebels with 12 points each while Nate Everson added 11. Groves led in rebounds with 13 while Justin Benda led in assists with four. MCC (14-6) ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU splits pair of matches against Upper Iowa, WSU

OWATONNA – The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis team closed out the weekend on Sunday with an 8-1 loss to Winona State on Sunday night at the West Hills Tennis and Fitness Center. SMSU finished splitting its two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference over the weekend after earning ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Marshall falls to Waseca in BSC Championship

MARSHALL – After winning their respective divisions last week, the Marshall and Waseca girls basketball teams squared off for the second time this season, this time competing for the Big South Conference Championship. The Tigers and Bluejays were locked in a tight battle to start, but a pair ...

SMSU BASKETBALL: Three seniors making a big impact for Mustangs

MARSHALL – When a season nears its end, it's natural to reflect on the careers of seniors who are playing their final games. That's what Southwest Minnesota State University is doing this weekend for seniors Carter Kirk, Turner Moen and KJ Davis. The three seniors have put together some ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall boys basketball takes down Willmar, 76-62

WILLMAR — In a matchup of two of the top six ranked teams in Class AAA, it was No. 4 Marshall defeating No. 6 Willmar 76-62 on Friday. Trey Lance led Marshall with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Noah Puetz added 16 points and six rebounds in the win. Marshall (20-3) travels to Hutchinson ...