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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: MCC uses strong first half to roll past Fulda

FULDA — Murray County Central defeated Fulda 81-45 in boys basketball action on Tuesday. Nate Everson led all scorers with 27 points for MCC. Mason Woldt added 20 points and eight rebounds in the win. Tyler Madison led Fulda with 19 points. MCC (14-4) hosts Red Rock Central on ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Staying balanced

TRACY – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton girls basketball team knew it had a challenging task ahead of them as the top-ranked and undefeated Minneota Vikings came for a conference clash on Monday night. Despite its spirited play in the second half, it was an impressive defensive display, coupled with ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Rabbits cruise past Springfield, 56-36

WABASSO – The Wabasso girls basketball team defeated Springfield 56-36 on Monday. Maddy Guetter led the way for the Rabbits with 18 points while Jenna Frank added 13 and Alison Fenger had 11. Guetter led in rebounds with 18 while Megan Rothmeier led in assists with two. Wabasso will face ...

YOUTH SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club attends Brookings Last Chance meet

BROOKINGS (S.D.) – The Southwest Swim Club attended the Brookings Last Chance Meet over the weekend. The meet was held in Brookings (S.D.) and featured over 250 athletes from 10 swim clubs from South Dakota and Minnesota. SSC had 11 swimmers compete with 47 individual events. Of those ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tigers come back to beat Minnesota River

LESUEUR – Trailing by a goal going into the last period, the Marshall boys hockey team knew it needed to put something together if it was going to come away with a win against a tough Minnesota River team. The Tigers were able to get out to a quick start in the final frame, as Mason Plante ...

SMSU TENNIS: Mustangs close first weekend of spring season with 1-2 mark

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis opened the 2019 spring season on Friday and Saturday recording a 1-2 record at the Stoney Creek Invite hosted by Missouri Western State. SMSU opened play on Friday with a 4-2 victory over Truman State (Mo.), before losing 4-0 to ...

SMSU BASEBALL: Mustangs’ annual ‘Super Supper’ to take place today

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball program, along with The Hitching Post in Marshall, have partnered again for the 11th annual "Super Supper" to help support the SMSU baseball program. The "Super Supper" will take place a day after the NFL Super Bowl today from 5 ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU pushes past UMC for second consecutive victory

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State women's basketball team opened the weekend with a 78-71 victory over Minnesota Crookston on Friday night in the R/A Facility for SMSU's second consecutive victory. SMSU advances to 10-10 overall and 7-8 in the NSIC while UMC drops to 10-11 overall and ...

PREP WRESTLING: Energized effort

MARSHALL – After the Marshall wrestling team had been off and away from practice to start the week, Marshall coach Justin Bouwman was unsure how his team would come out to start in their triangular meet against New Ulm Area and Quad County. The No. 10-ranked Tigers responded in a strong ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Marshall takes out Watertown, 63-39

MARSHALL – The Marshall boys basketball team continued its run of stellar defensive performances on Friday to hold the visiting Watertown (S.D) Arrows to a 16-point second half in a decisive 63-39 victory. The win marks their third consecutive game of limiting opponents to under 50 points. ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Panthers hold off Lakers down the stretch, 60-46

COTTONWOOD — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton went on the road to pick up a 60-46 conference win over Lakeview on Friday. Cassidy Smith led TMB with 18 points and seven assists. Jadyn Lessman added 16 points and six rebounds in the win, while Samantha Edwards finished with 13 points. Sierra Plotz ...

SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU closes home season with victory over Dragons

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team closed its home season with a 24-16 victory over MSU Moorhead on Friday night in the PE Gym. SMSU picked up its first victory of the season to advance to 1-6 overall and 1-5 in the NSIC while MSUM drops to 2-9 overall and 2-5 in the ...