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SMSU ATHLETICS: Drown SMSU Golf Classic set for June 9

MARSHALL – Individual and team spots are still available for the 32nd annual David & Carol Drown SMSU Golf Classic set for Friday, June 9, at the Marshall Golf Club. The five-person golf scramble, is sponsored by the Mustang Booster Club with registration and lunch beginning at 11 a.m., ...

PREP BASEBALL: RRC/WWG routs CMCS

MILROY – The Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove Falcons displayed why they are one of the tougher teams in the area on Tuesday during their convincing 11-1 victory over the Central Minnesota Christian Bluejays. The Falcons did a little bit of everything during their section tournament ...

PREP BASEBALL: MACCRAY knocks out Dawson-Boyd

MONTEVIDEO – The section 3A tournament continued on Tuesday in Montevideo, as the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks battled with the MACCRAY Wolverines. Each team came into the game with a win and a loss in tournament play. Dawson-Boyd beat Renville County West last Saturday before losing 8-7 against ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Rabbits hang on to beat BOLD, end season with loss to KMS

COTTONWOOD – The Wabasso softball team extended its season for a few more hours on Tuesday afternoon with a 3-2 victory against BOLD, but ultimately saw its season come to an end later that evening against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, falling by a score of 10-3. After reaching the next round ...

PREP BASEBALL: Liebl leads Wabasso past LQPV

MILROY – Devan Liebl isn't the type of pitcher that will overpower a batter with his velocity. What he will do is pound the strike zone and give the defense behind him the opportunity to flash the leather.The senior starting pitcher for the Wabasso Rabbits did exactly that on Tuesday evening ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Buttermakers break out bats in win over Lakers

HADLEY – The Hadley amateur baseball team used an eight-run fifth inning to fuel a come-from-behind victory against Heron Lake on Monday. After neither team could find the scoreboard in the first inning, the Buttermakers struck first in the bottom of the second, when Nick Bruning smacked a ...

SUNDAY AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Yankees fall to Raymond

RAYMOND – The Milroy Yankees fell to Raymond 4-3 on Sunday afternoon. The Rockets scored a pair of runs in the eighth inning to regain the lead after trailing 3-2. Andy Schmidt led the way for the Yankees with a 4 for 5 day at the plate while Nolan Schaeffer went 3 for 4 with a home run and ...

PREP SOFTBALL: New Ulm halts Tigers’ postseason run

MANKATO – The fourth time was not the charm for the Marshall Tigers on Saturday against the New Ulm Eagles. The Tigers and Eagles had squared off three times prior to Saturday’s subsection tournament game. In the first meeting New Ulm edged Marshall, 5-3. The next two meetings were ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Wabasso softball splits pair of games in section tournament

COTTONWOOD – After opening their section tournament schedule with a pair of convincing five-inning victories against Adrian Area and Tracy-Milroy-Balaton last Tuesday, the Wabasso softball team looked to continue their hot start against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg on Saturday afternoon. The ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Lakers defeat Panthers, fall to BOLD to end season

COTTONWOOD – The Lakeview softball team used a late-inning rally to eliminate Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 7-5 before seeing their season come to an end with a 14-4 loss to BOLD in six innings in the Section 3A playoffs Saturday afternoon. After the Lakers defeated Renville County West 11-1 in six ...

PREP BASEBALL: Dawson-Boyd slips past RCW, drops to CMCS

DAWSON – With the high school baseball regular season officially wrapped up, the city of Dawson was host to a full slate of Section 3A postseason games on Saturday. The first game of the day was between the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks and the Renville County West Jaguars. With an atmosphere that ...

PREP BASEBALL: Minneota baseball ousted early with loss to CMCS

DAWSON – The first round of the section 3A baseball playoffs continued with a matchup on Saturday between the third-seeded Minneota Vikings and the six-seeded Central Minnesota Christian School Blue Jays. The game did not disappoint, as a back-and-forth contest between the two schools ended ...

AREA BASEBALL: Marshall VFW 15U goes 3-1 in weekend tourney

VALLEY SPRINGS, S.D. – The Marshall VFW Orange 15U team went 3-1 to finish second in their weekend tournament, defeating Brandon Valley 3-0 and Sioux Falls Cyclones Red 3-2 on Saturday before beating Sioux Falls Cyclones Blue 5-3 on Sunday but fell to Sioux Falls Cyclones Red 3-0 in the ...

AREA SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club competes in Milbank Invitational

MILBANK, S.D. – The Southwest Swim Club attended the 39th annual Milbank Invitational in Milbank, SD on Saturday. Five SSC swimmers participated in a combined total of 20 events. Of those events, SSC posted 15 personal bests and 17 top 6 finishes. Invite Results are below: Landon Moore ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Marshall A’s use timely hits to beat Cottonwood

MARSHALL – The Marshall A’s used a pair of multiple run innings and strong pitching to earn a 10-1 victory over the Cottonwood Cardinals Friday night at Legion Field. Cottonwood got things started in the top of the first inning when Seth Boerboom reached on an error and later scored on ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Irish take care of Tracy, 18-0

MILROY – On Friday, the Milroy Irish and Tracy Express clashed in an early season matchup between two amateur baseball teams off to competitive starts. The game, which was played at Irish Yard, had added significance. Milroy organized a “Pack the Park” fundraiser event, where proceeds ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Tigers split a pair at section tournament

MANKATO – The Marshall softball team was down to their final out of the season trailing by a run to the Waseca Bluejays. With a runner on second, Marshall’s Paige Andries stepped up to the plate, and with a single up the first base line that snuck underneath the outstretched glove of the ...