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SMSU GOLF: Mustangs announce three signings

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University head women's golf coach Ross Webskowski announced on Wednesday the signing of three high school student-athletes to letters of intent to continue their academic and golf careers at SMSU. Joining the Mustang golf program for the 2018-19 season ...

PREP ATHLETICS: A fall in review: Lakeview Lakers

COTTONWOOD - The fall sports season officially came to a close for the Lakeview Lakers on Oct. 27, when the volleyball team lost to Canby, 3-1 in the second round of the section tournament. The football team’s season came to an end when they lost to BOLD in the opening round of the section ...

YOUTH SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club attends Brookings Invite

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Southwest Swim Club attended the 2017 Brookings November Invite over the weekend. The swim meet was attended by over 300 athletes from South Dakota and Minnesota. SSC had 9 athletes competing in 44 individual events. Of those events, SSC had 20 personal bests and 18 ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Group of Tigers named to Big South All-Conference teams

MARSHALL – The Big South announced its All-Conference volleyball teams on Monday, and a few Marshall players made the list. In the West Division, senior Whitney Schwartz, junior Erica Jones and sophomores Mia Schnaible and Paige Andries were all named All-Conference. Joining the group of ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs stay at No. 4 in AVCA Top-25

LEXINGTON, Ky.- Southwest Minnesota State remains as the No. 4 ranked team in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division II women's volleyball rankings that was released on Monday. SMSU (25-3), following a 2-0 weekend to close out the regular season, will open ...

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Tigers fall to Holy Angels 3-0, place fourth at state

ST. PAUL - The Marshall volleyball team couldn’t find the rhythm they were hoping for in Saturday’s third place match against the Academy of Holy Angels, as the Tigers fell in straight sets. Holy Angels took the first set, 25-15. The second set was a back and forth affair, with Marshall ...

STATE FOOTBALL: Rabbits leap over Cardinals, advance to Class A semifinals

NEW ULM – With a big lead in their back pockets and just four seconds left before the half, the Wabasso football team had time to run one more play. Senior quarterback Nick Altermatt dropped back and flicked a Hail Mary pass downfield. Senior Colton Taylor made a quick double move and raced ...

STATE FOOTBALL: Vikings hold off Mahnomen in Class A quarterfinals, 34-22

ALEXANDRIA — Throughout their season, Minneota head coach Chad Johnston and his team have played by the philosophy of “bend, don’t break.” On Saturday afternoon in Alexandria, the Vikings employed this phrase to the fullest extent of its definition in their 34-22 win over the Mahnomen ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs roll past Bemidji State in regular season finale

MARSHALL – Kaylee Burmeister had 11 kills on just 13 swings as the fourth-ranked Southwest Minnesota State (25-3, 17-3 NSIC) hit .541 as a team in a 25-12, 25-13, 25-15 sweep over Bemidji State (3-26, 0-20 NSIC) on Saturday in the PE Gym. Burmeister added six digs and two service aces in ...