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SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: SMSU competes at SCSU Invite

SAUK RAPIDS - The Southwest Minnesota State women's and men's cross country teams returned to action on Friday competing at the Bob Waxlax Invite hosted by St. Cloud State University at Wapicada Golf Course. The SMSU women's team finished fourth out of five teams with 97 points while the SMSU ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: No. 1 Mustangs sweep Dragons

MOORHEAD – Southwest Minnesota State (16-0, 8-0 NSIC) had eight blocks as a team and held MSU Moorhead (7-9, 2-6 NSIC) to a .105 hitting percentage in a 25-22, 25-9, 25-18 sweep to remain unbeaten on Friday night in the Alex Nemzek Hall. Kaylee Burmeister finished with 14 kills and seven ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tigers edge Windom Area in four sets

MARSHALL - The Marshall High School volleyball team took on the Windom High School Eagles Thursday night at Marshall High School. The Tigers came out with the win after four sets, 21-25, 25-13, 26-24, 25-23. The first set of the game started off with the points going back and forth from the ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Panthers sneak past Lancers in close three sets

TRACY – It's been quite the four year run for the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers volleyball program. The previous three years the Panthers have won the Camden South Conference and made three straight trips to the state tournament. The Panthers clinched their fourth straight Camden South title ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Rabbits take down New Ulm Cathedral in sweep

WABASSO – The Wabasso and New Ulm Cathedral volleyball teams were running an even pace from the start of the game, but the Rabbits broke away and grabbed the win in three sets. Wabasso won by set final scores of 25-14, 25-18 and 25-17. It was a fast paced game in the start of the first set ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Game of the week: Fulda Raiders at RTR Knights

TYLER – The 2017 football season has already been a memorable and historical one for the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights. It's the first year of the Knights playing at the nine-man level. On top of that the Knights kicked off the season with a 46-20 victory over Renville County West. It was a ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sting knock out LQPV in three sets

GRANITE FALLS – The Yellow Medicine East volleyball team swept Lac qui Parle Valley Thursday night, winning by scores of 25-13, 25-6 and 25-9. Mackenzie Dyrdahl led the way for the Sting in kills with 11 while Meeghen Dahlager added 10 and Anna McCosh had eight. Dyrdahl led in digs with ...

SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: Mustang cross country teams compete at SCSU Invite today

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's and men's cross country teams will have its final tune-up prior to the NSIC Championships this Friday at the Bob Waxlax Invite hosted by St. Cloud State University at Wapicada Golf Course in Sauk Rapids. The women's 6,000-meter race ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tigers cruise past Pipestone Area, 3-0

MARSHALL – The second ranked Marshall Tigers made quick work of the visiting Pipestone Area Arrows Tuesday evening. The Tigers picked up their sixth straight win to improve to 14-4 with a sweep of the visiting Arrows. With the sweep the Tigers have now won 14 straight sets, with their last ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: YME defeats Lakeview in three

COTTONWOOD— Lakeview and Yellow Medicine East both started the game with a strong effort, but in the end it was YME who pulled ahead, winning the game 3-0. Breaking it down, the Sting won each set 25-20, 25-17 and 25-20. Both teams came out ready to play, and neither were willing to give ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall swimming takes down Mound-Westonka

MARSHALL — Marshall defeated Mound Westonka/Holy Family 95-91 on Tuesday. Kaylie Stucke took first place in the 200-yard freestyle, finishing with a time of 2:08.03. She won the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:41.60. Hailey Brandt completed the 200 individual medley in 2:23.59 for first ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Ortonville outlasts Blackjacks in five sets

DAWSON - The Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks and the Ortonville Trojans played a five-set match Monday evening, with the visiting Trojans getting the better of the Blackjacks, 3-2. The Blackjacks couldn’t get into a rhythm in the opening set, committing too many passing and serviceline errors. Those ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tigers serve up a sweep against Sioux Falls Lincoln

MARSHALL – The Marshall volleyball team’s 3-0 win against Sioux Falls Lincoln didn’t see its most success from the front of the net or on the defensive end. Instead, the Tigers were guided from their serves, as Marshall used a total of nine serving aces to steer itself to a sweep against ...