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PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Lakeview drops tight contest, 53-50

MARSHALL – The Lakeview Lakers fought until the clock hit zero but in the end Lakeview’s valiant effort wasn’t enough, as they fell to Red Rock Rock Central 53-50. Darrien Wallin controlled the game’s opening tip and raced down floor for an easy layup to give the Lakers the early ...

PREP GIRLS HOCKEY: Marshall earns No. 2 seed in Section 3A tournament

MARSHALL – The Marshall Tigers have earned the No. 2 seed in the upcoming section 3A girls hockey tournament. The Tigers will host No. 7 Worthington on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Red Baron Arena and Expo. The winner of Tuesday nights game will advance to the section semi finals on Friday. ...

PREP HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Tigers wrap up regular season with 5-2 win

LE SUEUR – The Marshall girls hockey team wrapped up its regular season with a 5-2 victory over LeSueur-Henderson/St. Peter/Tri-City United Saturday. In the second period. Marshall got things started with a goal from Sydney Mauch 4:06 into the period. The Tigers then made it 2-0 thanks to a ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: SMSU baseball Super Supper set for today

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball program, along with The Hitching Post in Marshall, have partnered again this year for the 9th annual "Super Supper" to help support the SMSU baseball program. The Super Supper will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Hitching ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU starts spring season with 7-2 victory

MINNEAPOLIS - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's tennis team opened the 2017 calendar season this morning with a 7-2 non-conference victory over Hamline University at the Baseline Tennis Center. SMSU (2-2) earned two victories in doubles to build an early 2-1 lead. At No. 1 ...

SMSU WRESTLING: Mustangs down Northern State

ABERDEEN, S.D.- The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team (7-12, 3-4 NSIC) got off to a strong start due in part to an early forfeit in a 25-14 win over the Northern State Wolves (4-10, 0-5) on Sunday afternoon in the Wachs Arena After Taylor Curtis won a 5-2 decision at 125, Northern ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Tiger defense stifles Worthington, 75-44

MARSHALL – The third ranked Marshall Tigers (18-1) turned up the pressure on the Worthington Trojans Friday evening. Marshall's defense gave the visiting Trojans fits all night forcing 19 turnovers and coming up with 15 steals. The strong defensive performance led to a 75-44 Tigers victory. ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Canby slides by Lakeview in OT

COTTONWOOD – It took overtime, but the Canby Lancers will take home the Jake Hanson Memorial Trophy with a 71-67 win over the Lakeview Lakers Friday night. The Lancers overcame an 11-0 run by the Lakers to start the game. Lakeview’s Darrien Wallin and Tate Varpness each collected two ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall holds off Trojans, 68-60

WORTHINGTON - The Marshall Tigers picked up their fourth straight win with a 68-60 road victory against the Worthington Trojans. Natalie Petrich recorded a double-double for the Tigers, with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Erica Jones finished with 11 points. Whitney Schwartz scored 10 points and ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: Sauter optimistic for 2017 season, new recruits

MARSHALL – National Signing Day has come and gone, and the Southwest Minnesota State University football team came away with 27 signees Wednesday afternoon. The Mustangs loaded up on the defensive and offensive line, as 11 total linemen signed. SMSU also added four linebackers, three ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU beats Minot State 52-41 to snap losing streak

MINOT, N.D. - Caleigh Rodning posted her third consecutive double-double as Southwest Minnesota State (3-18, 3-14 NSIC) took advantage of poor shooting from Minot State (3-20, 1-16 NSIC) in a 52-41 win for SMSU on Friday night in the MSU Dome. The 11-point win was the Mustangs' largest margin ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Balanced scoring leads Mustangs to win

MINOT, N.D.- Southwest Minnesota State shot better than 50 percent from the field as a team in the first half and Joey Bartlett finished with a game high 18 points as the Mustangs defeated Minot State 74-64 on Friday night in the MSU Dome. Mitch Weg came just two rebounds shy of a ...

THURSDAY PREP BASKETBALL: RTR takes care of SWC, 72-50

EDGERTON – The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights picked up their fifth straight win Thursday evening with a 72-50 road victory against Southwest Minnesota Christian. SCORING: RTR (Kirk 16; Carter Hansen 11; Cooper Hansen 11; Johnson 10; Kern 9; Muecke 9). 3-POINT FG: RTR 2 (Two with ...

PREP GIRLS HOCKEY: Marshall and LDC finish deadlocked

MARSHALL – The Marshall Tigers took on the Litchfield-Dassel-Cokato Dragons on Thursday night where the Tigers tied with the Dragons, 2-2. The first period got off to a slow start as both teams transferred control of the puck. Mikayla Campion for Marshall was sent to the penalty box for ...

PREP WRESTLING: Tigers take care of St. James in dual victory

Marshall – The Marshall Tigers won six matches by fall during their dual against St. James. The six pinfall victories led to a convincing 57-15 home dual victory Thursday night. "We went out and got pins," said Marshall coach Justin Bouwman. "That's been our M.O., we're looking to get ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Vikings run away versus Lakers, 75-40

MINNEOTA – The Minneota Vikings used intimidating defense and hot shooting to knock off the Lakeview Lakers Thursday night 75-40. The Vikings held the Lakers to just 29 percent for the game. Lydia Sussner once again dominated inside the paint and finished with 27 points and seven boards for ...

PREP GYMNASTICS: Cardinals soar by Marshall

MARSHALL – The Marshall gymnastics team fell to Luverne 131.550-121.000 Thursday night. Saphi McFarquhar led the way for the Tigers with an all-around score of 33.950, good enough for first place. She placed third on vault (8.750), second on bars (7.950), second on beam (8.550) and third on ...