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SMSU ATHLETICS: SMSU ranked 10th in NSIC All-Sports standings

BURNSVILLE – The NSIC All-Sports Standings have been accumulated following the winter sports season and Augustana leads with 109.5 points. Minnesota State is second with 101.5 points while MSU Moorhead is third with 87.75 points. Augustana took over the lead by finishing second in women's ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU’s NSIC opening series this weekend moved to Minnetonka

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State University head baseball coach Paul Blanchard has announced that this weekend's NSIC opening series against Concordia-St. Paul has been moved to Veterans Field at Minnetonka High School. Doubleheader both days will begin at 10 a.m. Veterans Field is ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU tennis announces schedule change on Saturday

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State University head women's tennis coach Adam Henning announced Monday that the Mustangs' two matches on Saturday versus Minnesota State and Gustavus Adolphus have been moved up. SMSU, originally scheduled to play Minnesota State at 1:30 p.m. and Gustavus ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Camden Conference All-Conference team announced

MARSHALL – The Camden Conference All-Conference team was announced on Sunday, and a few area players made the list. In the North Division, sophomore Alex Sather and senior Kaitlyn Willander were the representatives for Dawson-Boyd. Grace Hegland, Lindsay Kranz, Kelsea Lund and Haley ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU finishes second at Lindenwood Spring Thaw

CAVE CREEK, Ariz. - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's golf team earned a second place finish at the six-team, 36-hole Lindenwood University (Mo.) Spring Thaw completed at Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club on Monday. SMSU, which shot a 322 on Monday, finished the two-day event with a ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Victory tastes sweet for Mustangs

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The Southwest Minnesota State University men’s basketball team found itself locked in its second tight battle in as many days, but the Mustangs pulled it out once again, beating East Central 74-70 on Sunday to advance to the NCAA Division II Sweet 16. Southwest head coach ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Marshall advances to Section 2AAA title game

ST. PETER – Every time the Faribault Falcons got close, the Marshall boys basketball team always seemed to have an answer. Those answers helped propel the Tigers to the Section 2AAA title game with a 60-43 victory over Faribault Saturday night on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus ...

SMSU GOLF: Strong first round lifts SMSU into second place in Arizona

CAVE CREEK, Ariz. - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's golf team shot an opening round 28-over-par 316 and is currently in second place at the six-team Lindenwood (Mo.) Spring Thaw held at Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club. SMSU trails leader Lindenwood by three shots and holds a ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Panthers’ quest for state comes up short

MARSHALL – For the second straight year the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers and New London-Spicer met in the 3AA section championship game. Last year NLS defeated TMB 72-55 to end their season. It was a different year, but same result Friday night inside the R/A Facility, with NLS ending TMB's ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights look to avenge regular season loss against CMCS

TYLER – The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights last played in the 3A Section Championship game ten years ago. Today, the Knights will look to get back to the section championship game, when they take on the Central Minnesota Christian Bluejays in the 3A North Championship. The Knights and ...

YOUTH BASEBALL: Marshall Area Youth Baseball holding sign-up night Monday

MARSHALL – The Marshall Area Youth Baseball Association will be holding a sign-up night for summer baseball this upcoming Monday. Eight to nine year olds can be signed up from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., while 10 to 13 year olds can be signed up from 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sign-ups will be held ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs wrap up Florida trip with pair of victories

CLERMONT, Fla.- Southwest Minnesota State closed out its annual Florida trip with a pair of wins that included an 8-6 win over Siena Heights to begin the day and a thrilling 8-7 victory over Nyack College to end the 10-game road trip on Friday afternoon. Game 1 Southwest Minnesota State ...