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PREP FOOTBALL: Rebels hold off Panthers in 41-38 win

SLAYTON - Zach Aanenson, a senior running back for the Murray County Central Rebels has often been called the heartbeat of the team by head coach Patrick Freeman. That heartbeat was as strong as ever Wednesday night for the Rebels. The Rebels entered Wednesday night’s contest against ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Minneota rolls over LQPV

MADISON — Minneota closed out the regular season with a 48-14 win over Lac qui Parle Valley on Wednesday night. Cole Sanow led the Minneota rushing attack, tallying 191 yards and two scores on 13 carries. Isaac Hennen added 86 yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries, while atching seven ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: RTR cruises past Edgerton in three set win

TYLER – It was a night of high emotions on the court as RTR seniors played their last home volleyball game in their high school careers. Edgerton worked hard in an attempt to keep pace with Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Tuesday night, but the Dutchmen seemed to always be one step behind the Knights ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tigers volleyball takes home Big South Championship crown

BLUE EARTH — The Big South Conference officially combined the former South Central and Southwest conferences into a 13-team power league four years ago. Since the merger, no other program beside the Marshall Tigers has been crowned as the super conference’s volleyball champion. Sophomore ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wabasso sweeps WWG

WESTBROOK – The Wabasso volleyball team defeated Westbrook-Walnut Grove 3-0 on Tuesday, winning by scores of 25-13, 25-19, 25-12. Maddy Guetter led the way for the Rabbits with 14 kills while Gina Goblirsch had eight. Megan Rothmeier and Goblirsch each led in digs with nine while Jenna ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Knights knock out Rabbits in five

TYLER– The energy level in the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton high school gym was at an all-time high on and off the court Monday night. The RTR fans cheered with as much heart as their players, and the atmosphere aided the Knights in their five set win over Wabasso. The first set was won by RTR ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Panthers top MACCRAY for Camden Conference crown

TRACY - The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers played their way through a tough four sets against the MACCRAY Wolverines to become the Camden Conference season champions with a perfect season, 12-0 overall in the conference. The Panthers didn’t let the loss of Set 3 get them down, coming back into ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Chargers take down Mountain Lake Area, 3-1

MOUNTAIN LAKE – The Westbrook-Walnut Grove volleyball team defeated Mountain Lake Area 3-1 on Monday, winning by scores of 25-23, 15-25, 25-9, 25-19. Brittany Erickson led the way for the Chargers with 15 kills while Emma Wahl led in digs with 20. Erickson added 14 digs while Halle Steen ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs stay at No. 2 in this week’s AVCA Top-25

LEXINGTON, Ky.- Southwest Minnesota State remains the second ranked team in the nation in this week's American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top-25 Poll that was released on Monday. SMSU (18-1, 10-1 NSIC) holds onto the No. 2 spot after a 2-0 weekend at home against Minot State and ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU sweeps U-Mary to finish weekend homestand

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball team swept the University of Mary Marauders to finish with a perfect weekend at home. The match saw a lot of strong and aggressive play from both teams but the Mustangs came out victorious in three sets, 25-14, 25-18, ...

MARSHALL ATHLETICS: Four more into the Hall

MARSHALL – The Marshall Tiger M Club Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed four new members Saturday evening at the Ramada Inn. Dave Ahmann, Mary Buysse-Byrne, Jason Garrow and Martie Larsen each were recognized for their achievements by their friends and family members. Ahmann graduated from ...