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PREP WRESTLING: Tigers earn top seed in section tournament

MARSHALL - The Marshall Tigers wrestling team earned the number one seed in the Section 3AA north tournament. The Tigers will host the opening rounds of the tournament on Thursday, Feb. 16. As the number one seed the Tigers earned a bye for the first round. They’ll play the winner of the ...

PREP WRESTLING: Minneota wrestling wins dual against Worthington

MINNEOTA - The Minneota Vikings wrestling team won their dual against Worthington Tuesday evening, 43-16. The Vikings picked up four pinfall victories over the Trojans. Brendan Reiss won by fall in the 126-weight class. Two matches later Austin DeVlaeminck won by fall in the 145-weight ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs to open season in Aberdeen

MARSHALL—The Southwest Minnesota State University softball will open its 2017 season this weekend as they compete in the Presentation College Dome Tournament in Aberdeen, S.D., on the campus of Presentation College. The Mustangs will open the tournament against Northern State on Saturday at 4 ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: SMSU Booster club to host social Saturday

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State Mustang Booster Club and will host a post-game social this Saturday night at the HyVee Market Cafe in Marshall following the SMSU women's and men's basketball games versus Augustana University. The women's game begins at 5 p.m., followed by the men's ...

PREP GIRLS HOCKEY: Marshall glides past Worthington, 6-0

MARSHALL – The Marshall Tigers shut out the Worthington Trojans twice during the regular season. The Tigers continued their dominance over the Trojans by shutting them out, 6-0 in the opening round of the section playoffs. If the Trojans had any hopes of pulling off the upset they were ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Strong second half boosts Canby to victory over Lakers

CANBY – The Canby Lancers used a 23-1 second-half run to defeat the Lakeview Lakers 67-46 Tuesday night. The Lancers started out in a 7-2 whole after Lakeview’s Maddie Fenske dropped a couple buckets to spark the Lakers offense. However, Canby slowly battled back. Sidney Sisk drained a ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall girls basketball falls to Pipestone Area

MARSHALL – The Marshall girls basketball had their four-game winning streak snapped by the Pipestone Area Arrows. The visiting Arrows spoiled parent’s night, as they defeated the Tigers 51-40. Natalie Petrich led the Tigers with 14 points and seven rebounds. Lenei Estrada and Whitney ...

MONDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Blackjacks take care of CGB

GRACEVILLE – The Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks used a strong second half to defeat Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley on Monday. The Blackjacks started the second half clinging to a 27-26 lead, and blew the game wide open by outscoring CGB 43-24 in the final 18 minutes to pick up the 70-50 victory. ...

SMSU BASKETBALL: SMSU moves to No. 21 in recent D2SIDA Top 25 poll

JOPLIN, Mo. - The Southwest Minnesota State University men's basketball team has moved back into the D2SIDA Top 25 poll released on Tuesday, recording 70 points and earning a No. 21 ranking. SMSU is 19-4 overall and is currently first in the NSIC South Division standings with a 14-4 record ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Minneota sneaks around YME, 53-47

MINNEOTA – The Minneota Vikings won their first meeting against Yellow Medicine East 69-36. This time around it wasn't as pretty, but the Vikings were able to squeak by the Sting, 53-47. “We battled," said Minneota coach Dave Busselman. "We didn't shoot the ball well tonight. We also ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Rabbits snap four-game losing streak in 59-45 win

WABASSO – The Wabasso boys basketball team defeated Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 59-45 Monday night. Tony Franta led the way for the Rabbits with 18 points while Myles Zeug added 14. Caleb Frericks led in rebounds with 10. Wabasso (3-15) will face G-F-W today at 7:15 p.m. KMS 25 20 – ...

YOUTH HOCKEY: Marshall Pee Wee A hockey takes care of Windom Area

MARSHALL – Marshall Pee Wee A Hockey defeated Windom Area 6 - 1 Saturday at Red Baron Arena. Goalie Lincoln Mellenthin stopped 20 shots and picked up his ninth victory in net this season. Marshall's goals were scored by Wyatt Boerboom (2), Talan Plante, Braxton Meyer, Parker Schmitt and ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pipestone defeats Rebels

PIPESTONE – The Murray County Central Rebels gave up 33 second half points during their 60-34 loss to the Pipestone Area Arrows Saturday. Montana Beckmann led the Rebels with nine points. Mariah Beckmann scored eight points and grabbed nine rebounds. The loss dropped the Rebels to 3-14 ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights extend winning streak to seven

MARSHALL – Playing in their third game in as many nights, the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton boys basketball team continued its winning ways, as the Knights earned a 74-52 victory over Fulda Saturday afternoon. The Knights jumped out of the gates first, as they took an 8-5 lead. Turnovers by the ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Strong second half leads RTR to win

MARSHALL – With a combination of strong defense and a big second half, the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton girls basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 73-54 victory over Fulda Saturday afternoon. The game was tight to start, as Fulda jumped out to an 8-4 lead. Both teams then ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: RRC handles Lakers

MARSHALL – The Lakeview Lakers faced an uphill climb all day Saturday during their game against Red Rock Central. The Lakers fell behind 12-0 and could never dig themselves out of the early hole as they fell to the Falcons 72-52. The Lakers appeared to be picking up momentum late in the ...