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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: No. 3 Marshall runs around Windom Area

WINDOM - No. 3 Marshall defeated Windom Area 67-30 on Thursday. Zach Bloemker hit four 3-pointers to score a game-high 16 points. Weston Baker Magrath added 14 points in the win, while Mitch Sueker finished with eight points and four rebounds. Marshall (17-1, 10-0 Big South) hosts ...

SMSU TENNIS: Mustang tennis to open 2017 spring season Sunday

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women's tennis team will the the 2017 portion of its season this Sunday with a non-conference match versus Hamline University at the Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis. Sunday's match is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. and is the first of 19 ...

SMSU TRACK AND FIELD: SMSU track & field competes this weekend in Nebraska

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women's and men's track & field teams will travel to Lincoln, Neb., this Friday and Saturday to compete at the 42nd annual Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. SMSU head coach Dan Allen expects to ...

SMSU SOCCER: SMSU inks four on National Signing Day

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head women's soccer coach Erin Kasmarik-Mallett announced today the signing of four high school student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to continue their academic and soccer careers at SMSU. The players joining the SMSU program next ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU softball picked 10th in NSIC preseason

BURNSVILLE – The Southwest Minnesota State University softball team was picked to finish 10th in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll as voted on by the 16 head coaches in the league. The defending NSIC Champions of Minnesota State University were the ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: Mustangs sign 27 on National Signing Day

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State University head football coach Cory Sauter announced today the signing of 26 high school and one transfer student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to continue their academic and football careers at SMSU. Today's announcement came on the first day ...

TUESDAY PREP ROUNDUP: SWC sneaks by Minneota, 82-77

EDGERTON – The Minneota girls basketball team fell to Southwest Minnesota Christian 82-77 Tuesday night. Lydia Sussner led the way for the Vikings with 33 points and 19 rebounds while Beth Hennen added nine points. Minneota (14-5) will face Lakeview today at 7:15 p.m. SCORING: ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Lakeview slips past Vikings late, 61-53

MINNEOTA – The Lakeview Lakers only trailed once during their 61-53 victory over the Minneota Vikings Tuesday evening. The Vikings led 3-2, before an Isaac Loe bucket gave the Lakers a 4-3 lead. Loe's bucket started a 6-0 Lakers run to give the visiting team an 8-3 lead. The quick start ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Versatile Knights string together win over TMB

TRACY – The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights continued their winnings ways with a 76-51 win over the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers Tuesday night. The Knights used hot shooting and solid defense to collect their eleventh win in 12 tries. RTR shot 54 percent for the game and held TMB to just two ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Canby cruises over YME, 80-49

CANBY – The Canby Lancers hosted the Yellow Medicine East Sting on Tuesday where the Lancers came out over the Sting, 80-49. Canby got on the board early in the first with a 3-pointer by Riley Kockelman to put the Lancers up 3-1 over YME. Canby would hold the lead for the entirety of the ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Willmar girls hockey takes care of Marshall

WILLMAR - Willmar defeated Marshall 5-1 on Tuesday. Marshall got into an early 3-0 hole after the first period. Rachel VanKeulen answered early in the secondwith a power-play goal to narrow deficit to two goals, but that was the only offense the Tigers could muster on the night. Willmar ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU baseball annual Super Supper set for Monday night

MARSHALL, Minn. - The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball program, along with The Hitching Post in Marshall, have partnered again this year for the 9th annual "Super Supper" to help support the SMSU baseball program. The Super Supper will take place a day after the NFL Super Bowl on ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Panthers running toward state with Kirk at the reins

TRACY – Kaylee Kirk has been playing at the varsity level for the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers since she was in eighth grade; she became a starter the following year. Now, as a junior, Kirk is the floor general for a talented Panthers team. The junior guard recently reached a milestone ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Minneota cruises past Ortonville

MINNEOTA – The Minneota Vikings took on the Ortonville Trojans on Monday night where the Vikings came out on top over the Trojans, 68-32. Minneota and Ortonville were tied at eight with 13:20 remaining in the first half, until Morgan Hennen was fouled and went 2 of 2 to give the Vikings the ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Vikings escape against Trojans, 57-56

MINNEOTA – The Minneota Vikings hosted the Ortonville Trojans on Friday night where the Vikings came out on top 57-56 in a nail-biting thriller.   The Vikings held the lead early in the first half as Jacob Hennen sunk a three to put Minneota up 15-11 over the Trojans. Their lead did not ...