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SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU holds on for its fifth straight win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Southwest Minnesota State pushed its winning streak to five straight and pulled to within one game of Minnesota State in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division standings, after earning a hard-fought 81-77 victory over Augustana on Saturday night at the ...

SMSU WRESTLING: MSU Moorhead downs SMSU to wrap up dual season

MOORHEAD – MSU Moorhead had two pins and one major decision to distance itself from Southwest Minnesota State in a 25-13 win for MSUM on Saturday afternoon in the Nemzek Fieldhouse. Brock Buysse (133) picked up an 18-5 major decision to answer a Dragons' major decision at 125 and even the ...

SMSU TENNIS: Mustangs drop pair of matches in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis team opened the 2018 spring and Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference season on Saturday night and Sunday morning with a pair of losses. SMSU opened with an 8-1 loss to the University of Sioux Falls on Saturday night, before ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakers, Knights compete in weekend doubleheader

MARSHALL – The Lakeview boys basketball team defeated Red Rock Central 57-48 on Saturday. Tate Varpness led the way for the Lakers with 18 points while Jarod Goepferich added 16 and Kailen French had nine. Goepferich led in rebounds with 11 while Varpness and French each added ...

SMSU TRACK AND FIELD: Mustangs wrap up big day at St. John’s meet

COLLEGEVILLE – The Southwest Minnesota State women's and men's indoor track & field teams produced several personal bests at the St. John's Invitational held on Saturday at the Donald McNeely Spectrum. For the SMSU men's team, Bashir Aidrus broke his own school record in the 3,000 ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Marshall to host its Senior Night Tuesday

MARSHALL – The Marshall boys basketball team will be hosting Senior Night on Tuesday before their game against New Ulm. This year’s senior class includes: Trey Lance, Jake Hess, Nick Klaith, Andrew Bennett, Brock Pruszynski, Luke Jones and student managers Gabby Reese and Alyssa ...

PREP WRESTLING: Marshall falls to Fairmont/MCW in Big South Championship match

MARSHALL – The Marshall wrestling team came into their Big South Championship match Friday night with a tall task facing them in the Fairmont/Martin County West Redbulls, who entered as the sixth ranked team in Class AA. The Redbulls quickly made their presence felt, as they went on to defeat ...

PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Cardinals top Tigers 4-1 in battle of conference giants

MARSHALL - It was a battle of conference giants on Friday night at the Red Baron Arena and Expo, as the Marshall boys hockey team and Luverne each entered the game with identical 17-5 records. The Tigers were looking to close out their regular season home schedule with a key conference ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Mustangs’ shooters lead SMSU to fourth straight win

WAYNE, Neb.- Southwest Minnesota State hit 10 3-pointers as a team and Carter Kirk dominated inside with his 12th double-double of the season as SMSU defeated, Wayne State 75-60 on Friday night in the Rice Auditorium. KJ Davis tied for the team lead with 16 points on 7 of 9 shooting while ...

SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU drops final home dual to MSU

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State was never able to recover from a string of five losses to start the match as Minnesota State came away with a 27-6 win on Friday night in the PE Gym. SMSU dropped several tight decisions to open the match as Minnesota State jumped ahead 19-0 after its ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Landherr lifts Panthers past Lakers in closing seconds

TRACY — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton defeated Lakeview 58-56 on Friday night. With 10 seconds left in a 56-55 game, TMB junior forward Fritz Landherr made a 3-pointer to give the Panthers the 58-56 lead and win. Landherr scored 21 points in the win. Jake Tauer added 11 points and six assists ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Key run carries Pipestone Area past Panthers

TRACY – A key second-half run for the Pipestone boys’ basketball team proved to be the difference maker during their game against the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers on Thursday night. With the score getting as close as a one-point gap, the Panthers couldn’t seem to find the final push they ...

PREP WRESTLING: Marshall rolls by United in dual action

MARSHALL – The Marshall wrestling team used a strong finish during their dual meet on Thursday against Dawson-Boyd-Lac qui Parle Valley-Montevideo United, with the Tigers winning by a score of 55-19. Marhsall coach Justin Bouwman said he was pleased with his team’s effort throughout the ...

SMSU TENNIS: Mustang tennis opens NSIC play this weekend

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women's tennis team opens the 2018 calendar year with a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matches at Huether Family Match Pointe in Sioux Falls, S.D., this weekend. SMSU will open play on Saturday with a 6:30 p.m. match ...

SMSU SOCCER: SMSU announces eight additions on Signing Day

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State head women's soccer coach, Erin Kasmarik-Mallett, announced the official signing of eight future-student athletes to the SMSU soccer program on Wednesday as a part of National Signing Day, the first day student-athletes around the country were eligible to ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Dawson-Boyd takes down Wabasso in second half, 46-35

WABASSO — Dawson-Boyd defeated Wabasso 46-35 on Thursday. Individual statistics were not available for Dawson-Boyd at press time. Colton Taylor led Wabasso with 11 points and five assists. Dawson-Boyd (14-5) plays at Renville County West today while Wabasso (2-17) hosts Springfield ...

YOUTH HOCKEY: MAHA teams participate in several games last weekend

MARSHALL – It was a busy weekend for the Marshall Area Hockey Association with several teams participating in tournaments and jamborees as well as individual games. Mites/Mini Mites The Mini Mites and Mites participated in the Luverne Blazing Blades Jamboree, facing teams from Luverne, ...