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SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Balanced scoring guides SMSU over Minot State

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State's Ryan Bruggeman poured in a team-high 26 points on 8 of 13 shooting, including 10 of 10 from the free throw line, to pace SMSU to an 84-79 victory over Minot State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball on Friday night at the R/A ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Third quarter run sinks Mustangs in loss to Beavers

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s basketball team went into halftime of their game against Minot State University Friday night trailing by two points and held Minot State to just 30 points. But a key run by the Beavers coming out of the locker rooms proved to be ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU “Super Supper” set for Monday night

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball program, along with The Hitching Post in Marshall, have partnered again for the 10th annual "Super Supper" to help support the SMSU baseball program. The "Super Supper" will take place a day after the NFL Super Bowl on Monday from 5 ...

SMSU WRESTLING: Mustangs drop tight battle with U-Mary

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State won two bouts by tech fall and had one pin but let a two-point lead slip away with a loss by decision in the final bout of the night as the University of Mary came away with a 20-19 win on Friday night in the PE Gym. Taylor Curtis (125) suffered a tough ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: Mustang Booster Club social set for tonight

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State Mustang Booster Club and SMSU Alumni Association will host a post-game social tonight at The Wooden Nickel in Marshall. The event will take place following the SMSU wrestling match and women's and men's basketball "Hawaiian Night" games. The wrestling ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights edge Vikings to stay undefeated

TYLER - The Minneota Vikings entered Thursday night’s matchup against the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights with a 16-1 record and an offense that was averaging 82.3 points per game. The Knights entered the contest as the third-ranked team in Class 1A, with an 18-0 record and a defense that was ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Tigers control pace to take down Windom Area

MARSHALL – Whether it was on offense or defense, the Marshall girls basketball team wound up with the ball. The Tigers took control of their game against Windom Area right from the opening tip, forcing 27 turnovers and recording 14 steals on defense that led to a 61-26 victory Thursday ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Defensive effort propels Marshall to 62-44 victory

MARSHALL — Marshall defeated Windom Area 62-44 on Thursday. Matt Onken led the way for Marshall with 14 points and nine rebounds, including five offensive rebounds. Noah Puetz added 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the win. Marshall (15-3) plays at Worthington ...

SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU to host back-to-back NSIC duals this weekend

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State returns to its NSIC schedule this weekend with back-to-back duals against U-Mary and Minot State on Friday and Saturday respectively. Match Info - SMSU vs U-Mary- today, 7 p.m. (PE Gym) - SMSU vs Minot State- Saturday, 3 p.m. (PE Gym) - Live results ...

AREA GYMNASTICS: Prestige Gymnastics competes in first meet over the weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Prestige Gymnastics, which is part of USAG, had its first meet at the All-American Gymnastics Invitational on Sunday in Sioux Falls, S.D. The team took five girls to the Invite, with four of the five qualified for state. Cameen McFarquhar got a 9.7 on vault, first place on ...

PREP WRESTLING: TMB/WWG hands Marshall first loss of season

MARSHALL - The wrestling dual between the Marshall Tigers and Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove was a battle between two of the top teams in the area. In the end it was TMB/WWG handing the Tigers their first loss of the season, 36-25. “Marshall has had a fantastic season,” ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall girls hockey falls to Willmar, 3-2

MARSHALL – The Marshall girls hockey team celebrated Senior Night on Tuesday, but it was the Willmar Cardinals who played spoiler as the Tigers fell 3-2 at the Red Baron Arena and Expo. The loss snaps a four-game win streak for Marshall. After neither team could find the scoring touch in ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: Mustang Booster Club social set for Saturday night

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State Mustang Booster Club and SMSU Alumni Association will host a post-game social this Saturday at The Wooden Nickel in Marshall. The event will take place following the SMSU wrestling match and women's and men's basketball "Hawaiian Night" games. The ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Key run carries CGB past Dawson-Boyd

DAWSON - A 12-0 run from Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley to close out the first half proved to be the difference Monday evening when they traveled to Dawson to take on the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks. With Dawson-Boyd holding a 30-22 lead the Wolverines closed out the opening half on a 12-0 run to ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Panthers take out MCC, 68-57

TRACY – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton girls basketball team defeated Murray County Central 68-57 on Monday. Evy Dolan led the way for the Panthers with 26 points while Sydney Lanoue added 16 and Kaylee Kirk had 10. Dolan led in rebounds with seven while Kirk led in assists with eight. Rachel ...