Local Sports

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU sweeps past Jamestown

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Southwest Minnesota State baseball team picked up its first doubleheader sweep of the season on Friday, defeating the University of Jamestown, 9-7 and 7-3, at the Tucson Invitational played at the Kino Sports Complex. SMSU has won three straight games and improves to 4-4 ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: No. 2 RTR deals loss to No. 3 Blackjacks

MARSHALL - A year ago in the subsection semifinals the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks ended Russell-Tyler-Ruthton’s season with a 73-58 victory. It was the same setting, different year last night inside the R/A Facility when the Blackjacks and Knights took to the hardwood with a spot in the ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Minneota ousted, WWG advances in section tourney

WINDOM - The No. 4-seeded Minneota boys basketball team saw its season come to an end in the Section 3AA Quarterfinals on Thursday as it lost to No. 1-seeded Jackson County Central, 89-75. JCC will face Pipestone Area on Saturday. Thomas Hennen led the Vikings with 27 points and seven ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs drop pair of games in Florida

LEESBURG, Fla.- Southwest Minnesota State was unable to stop its losing skid on Thursday as it lost 4-0 to Notre Dame College (Ohio) in the first game and dropped its second game 2-0 to No. 16 Southern Indiana from Sleepy Hollow Softball Complex. Game 1 SMSU struck first with its first homer ...

SMSU BASEBALL: Late rally lifts SMSU baseball over Wolves

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tanner Strommen delivered a two-run single in the bottom of the eighth to lead Southwest Minnesota State to a 3-1 victory over Northern State in nonconference baseball on Thursday at the Kino Sports Complex. SMSU trailed 1-0 in the eighth inning before rallying back and ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU tennis splits pair of matchups

ORLANDO, Fla. – Southwest Minnesota State closed off its week long trip to Orlando with a 6-3 victory over St. Francis (Ill.) on Thursday afternoon. SMSU dropped a 7-2 decision earlier in the day to Cedarville. SMSU's victory snapped an 11-match losing streak. "It was awesome to end the ...

PREP WRESTLING: Marshall well represented on Big South all-conference team

MARSHALL - The Big South all-conference wrestling team was recently announced, with six Marshall Tigers earning all-conference honors. As a team the Tigers finished third overall in the Big South West division. Seniors, Toby Semler and Dylan Dulas both earned recognition. Semler qualified for ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: SMSU winter student-athletes earn Academic All-NSIC honors

BURNSVILLE - The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced the 2016-17 Winter All-Academic team with 34 Southwest Minnesota State University student-athletes being recognized during the winter season. To be eligible for this honor, the student-athlete must be a member of the ...

SMSU WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL: SMSU heads to Wisconsin for NIWBT Championships

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University wheelchair basketball team opens play at the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament today in Whitewater, Wis., as the No. 7 seed and will face No. 2 seed Wisconsin-Whitewater at 6 p.m. If SMSU wins, they'll play on ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: No. 1 Tigers roll over No. 8 Hutchinson

MARSHALL - In what was their final game inside the Marshall gymnasium, the Marshall boys basketball seniors exited their home careers on a positive note. And one of those seniors, guard Zach Bloemker, had a game to remember. The sharpshooting senior knocked down eight 3-pointers to help ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU softball swept in games with Florida Southern

AUBURNDALE, Fla.- Southwest Minnesota State struggled hitting again as Florida Southern swept a doubleheader with 4-0 and 5-2 wins over the Mustangs on Tuesday night from the Auburndale Softball Complex. Game 1 For the second straight night, Southwest Minnesota State had an opposing pitcher ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU tennis falls to Eckerd College, 9-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis team remained winless on its spring trip, dropping a 9-0 match to Eckerd College on Tuesday morning. SMSU's No. 2 doubles team of Hannah Starke and Britney Thompson lost in a hard-fought 8-6 match, while both of SMSU's No. ...

SMSU BASEBALL: Mustangs drop second game in a row to SCSU

TUCSON, Ariz. – For the second straight game, St. Cloud State used a big third inning and took advantage of four Southwest Minnesota State errors to earn a 14-1 victory on Tuesday morning at the Kino Sports Complex. SCSU (3-3) led 1-0 in the third inning before blowing the game open with a ...

YOUTH HOCKEY: Tigers finish season as consolation champions

LE SUEUR – The 2016-2017 Marshall Tigers 10U girls hockey team ended their season this past weekend at the District 9 tournament in Le Sueur. There are 13 teams in District 9 hockey. The 11-player, 3-coach Marshall team played hard to the end by continuing to demonstrate their ...

YOUTH SWIMMING: SSC attends Minnesota Regional Championships

HUTCHINSON – The Southwest Swim Club attended the Minnesota Regional Championships in Hutchinson over the weekend. The meet is for swimmers that have obtained a “B” time standard but have not yet obtained a “CHAMP” time standard in a given event. SSC had 20 swimmers qualify to ...