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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Multiple track and field teams compete at Dakota Relays

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Multiple area track and field teams competed at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays, including Canby/Minneota, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd, Marshall and Wabasso on Friday and Saturday. For Canby/Minneota, Grace Drietz earned a seventh place finish in the 1600 meters with ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU closes season at NSIC Tournament with loss to UMD

ROCHESTER - The Southwest Minnesota State softball team (19-26) closed its season with an 8-3 loss to Minnesota Duluth (32-19) on Friday afternoon at the RYSFA Complex in the NSIC Tournament. The Mustangs came out swinging in the top of the first as Kaylee Hentges singled to get on base and ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Energized and efficient

MILROY – The rain and thunder that preceded Friday night’s season-opener was not enough to deter the anxious Milroy Irish ballclub from getting in their long-awaited matchup with Stark, as the team came ready to play from the very first pitch at the Irish Yard. Utilizing opportunistic ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall girls golf places fourth at Minnewaska Invite

MINNEWASKA – Despite Mother Nature doing its best to try and test the Marshall girls golf team with a combination of rain, sleet and some hail, the Tigers still put together a solid round, shooting a team score of 358 to place fourth at the Minnewaska Invite Friday. Detroit Lakes took first ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Plate productivity

TRACY – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton softball team extended its winning streak to three games on Thursday with a doubleheader sweep of Lakeview that featured a 10-4 win in Game 1 and a 15-0 (four innings) win in Game 2. Both run-totals are new season-high marks for the Panthers, who improve to ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Area teams compete in Camden South Invite

TYLER – Multiple area teams competed in the Camden South Invite held at Tyler Golf Club on Thursday. On the boys side, YME took first with a team score of 180, followed by Canby (183), Minneota (187), Lakeview (188), RTR (221) and TMB (Incomplete). On the girls side, RTR took first with a ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU concludes season hosting St. Cloud State this weekend

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University (10-25, 9-21 NSIC) baseball team closes out the 2019 season today and Saturday hosting nationally ranked St. Cloud State University (36-9, 24-7 NSIC) at Legion Field in Marshall. •Today's doubleheader is set to begin at 1:30 p.m., while ...

SMSU TRACK AND FIELD: Holding it down at home

MARSHALL – After having their home meet canceled last year and earlier this season, the Southwest Minnesota State University men’s and women’s track and field team finally returned to the Marshall Regional Track and Field Complex to host the Mustang Twilight on Wednesday afternoon. The ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs’ Johnson earns All-NSIC first team honors

BURNSVILLE - The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced on Wednesday morning that Southwest Minnesota State University sophomore softball player Bailey Johnson was named first team All-NSIC for the first time in her collegiate career as selected by the league's 16 head coaches. ...

PREP BOYS GOLF: Wabasso takes seventh in conference meet

OAKDALE – The Wabasso boys golf team took seventh with a score of 468 in Tomahawk Conference meet action at Oakdale Golf Club. Springfield took first with a team score of 329, followed by Sleepy Eye United in second (333) and New Ulm Cathedral in third (353). Tristan Kuehn led the way for ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: A successful spring

MARSHALL – The first step in building for the 2019 football season was completed this past Friday for Southwest Minnesota State University with their annual Spring Game featuring numerous offensive and defensive drills on display for fans at Mattke Field. For coach Cory Sauter, the ...

SMSU TRACK AND FIELD: SMSU to hold Mustang Twilight home meet today

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University outdoor track & field teams will host the Mustang Twilight today at the Marshall Regional Track & Field Complex. SMSU added the one-day meet earlier in April due to the Mustang Open being canceled due to poor weather on March ...

PREP BASEBALL: Sting bounces back with 12-2 victory over Lancers

GRANITE FALLS – Fresh off a hard-fought one-run loss at the hands of Redwood Valley, the Yellow Medicine East baseball team found its way back in the win column on Monday with an impressive offensive display that resulted in a 12-2 win over the visiting Canby Lancers. After struggling ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tigers can’t get past Mankato West

MANKATO – The Marshall baseball team fell to Mankato West 4-2 on Monday. The Scarlets would jump out to an early lead in the first inning with two quick runs, but Marshall answered with a run of its own in the top of the third when Matt Hmielewski drew a walk before coming around to score ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU takes on Northern State in doubleheader

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University (9-24, 8-20 NSIC) baseball team is back on the road for a conference doubleheader versus Northern State University (21-21, 16-15 NSIC) today at Bob Wiley Field in Webster, S.D. •The doubleheader is set to begin at 1:30 p.m. The two games ...