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PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Tigers roll past Arrows with balanced offense

PIPESTONE - A game that was billed as a Big South Conference showdown turned out to be a Big South Conference beatdown. The Marshall Tigers did what they wanted, when they wanted during their 78-45 victory over the Pipestone Area Arrows on Friday. Tyl Woelber opened the scoring for the Arrows ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Warriors hand Mustangs road conference loss, 61-46

WINONA - Southwest Minnesota State had a season-low seven turnovers on offense but Winona State had a trio of players combine to score 44 as SMSU fell, 61-46 on Friday night in the McCown Gymnasium. SMSU, which entered the night having gotten to the free throw line more than seven previous ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Winona State uses late rally to beat SMSU, 78-75

WINONA – Winona State's Tommy Gathje hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:23 remaining to help the Warriors rally for a 78-75 victory over Southwest Minnesota State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball on Friday night at McCown Gym. SMSU (10-5, 6-3 NSIC) shot 50 percent ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wabasso gets tripped up by GFW in first half, 45-40

WABASSO – The Wabasso boys basketball team fell to Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 45-40 on Friday. Tony Franta led the way for the Rabbits with 18 points while Brock Rohlik added nine and Cooper Taylor had eight. Franta led in rebounds with seven while Colton Taylor led in assists with ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers race past Saints in double-digit victory

COTTONWOOD - The Lakeview girls basketball team caught fire offensively to start their game against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg and continued to maintain a double-digit lead in the second half to earn a 47-34 victory over the Saints on Thursday. The Lakers led for the entirety of the game en ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Strong first half carries Panthers over Dawson-Boyd

TRACY – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton girls basketball team defeated Dawson-Boyd 75-45 on Thursday night. Evy Dolan led the way for the Panthers with 22 points while Samantha Edwards added 16 and Sydney Lanoue chipped in 12. Dolan led in rebounds with 12 while Kaylee Kirk led in assists with ...

SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU returns to action in Minnesota State Duals

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State wrestling returns to action for the first time in 2018 this Saturday in the Minnesota State Duals in Mankato. SMSU will take on Wisconsin-Parkside at 11 a.m., followed by a second non-conference dual against Central Missouri beginning at 12:30 p.m., in ...

PREP GYMNASTICS: Tigers gymnastics to host annual Winter Invite on Saturday

MARSHALL – The Marshall gymnastics team will be hosting its annual Winter Fest Invite on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Marshall High School. Multiple teams from across the state will be attending this meet, including Benson, New Ulm, Pipestone, Redwood Valley, Willmar, Windom and Worthington.

NFL: Panthers hoping playoff experience pays off in postseason

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When it comes to the playoffs, the Carolina Panthers have been there, done that. The Panthers are unquestionably the most battle-tested team in the NFC playoffs with a roster consisting of players who have participated in 187 career postseason games. That's quite a ...

AREA HOCKEY: Tigers hockey holds annual alumni games

MARSHALL – The 2017 Marshall Tiger/Hornet Hockey Alumni games were held December 23rd at the Red Baron Arena and Expo. Over 75 former players participated in the five-game tournament, which was held in front of a large crowd of relatives and friends. Participants ranged from Stephen ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Lakeview pushes past Dawson-Boyd, 70-60

COTTONWOOD – A fast start by the Lakeview Lakers proved to be the difference on Tuesday. The Lakers jumped out to an 18-6 lead against the visiting Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks and went on to pick up a 70-60 victory. “Anytime you can get a big lead on a team like Dawson-Boyd is huge,” ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Second-half run carries Arrows past Lancers

MARSHALL – In a matter of moments a competitive game between the Canby Lancers and the Pipestone Area Arrows turned into a lopsided one. With the Lancers trailing 27-18 in the early stages of the second half the Arrows turned up the pressure and went on a 15-0 run to make it a 42-18 game. ...