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PREP ATHLETICS: A fall in review: Canby Lancers

CANBY - The fall sports season has come to a close for the Canby Lancers. The football team lost in the opening round of the section tournament to Lac qui Parle Valley while the volleyball team lost in the subsection championship to Minneota. With Thanksgiving right around the corner it's ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs fall to No. 4 in AVCA Top-25

LEXINGTON, Ky.- Southwest Minnesota State's women's volleyball team has dropped two spots to No. 4 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches' Association (AVCA) Top-25 poll that was released on Monday. SMSU (23-3, 15-3 NSIC) dropped its third conference match of the year in a 3-1 loss to then ...

PREP ATHLETICS: A fall in review: Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks

DAWSON - The fall sports season has come to a close for the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks. With Thanksgiving right around the corner it's nearly time for the first basketball game of the season. Before the winter sports season starts let's take a look back at the fall season for the ...

STATE CROSS COUNTRY: Area teams, individuals compete at state meet

NORTHFIELD – Last year, the teams and individuals competing in the cross country state meet had to deal with sweltering temperatures and dry conditions. This time around, the competitors were met with bone-chilling temps and a damp course, as the state meet was held on Saturday at St. Olaf ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs rebound with 3-1 win against St. Cloud State

ST. CLOUD – Taylor Reiss led SMSU in kills for a fifth straight match with 23 kills and a .302 hitting percentage as second ranked Southwest Minnesota State (25-3, 15-3 NSIC) rebounded from a first set loss in a 21-25, 25-19, 25-10, 25-19 win over St. Cloud State (16-12, 8-10 NSIC) on ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: No. 18 Warriors use strong defense to defeat SMSU

MARSHALL – No. 18 ranked Winona State displayed why it has one of the top defensive units in the country, forcing five turnovers and limiting Southwest Minnesota State to 178 yards of offense, in earning a 45-7 victory in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football on Saturday at the ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Group of Rabbits earn All-Conference team honors

MARSHALL – The Tomahawk Conference announced its All-Conference teams for volleyball over the weekend, and a few Wabasso players made the list. Jenna Frank, Gina Goblirsch and Maddy Guetter all represented the Rabbits on the All-Conference team. Joining the trio of Wabasso players are Abby ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: MCC, WWG players make Red Rock All-Conference teams

LAMBERTON – The Red Rock Central Conference announced its All-Conference teams over the weekend and a few area players made the list. Riley Schmitz, Victoria Mazzoni, Montana Beckmann and Alyssa Groves all made it for Murray County Central while Brittany Erickson was the lone representative ...

SECTION 3A CHAMPIONSHIP: No. 1 Rabbits run past No. 2 Greyhounds

MARSHALL– Seeing playing time at Mattke Field after the Minneota vs. BOLD game on Friday afternoon were the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds and the Wabasso Rabbits, who each competed for the Section 3A Championship title. The Rabbits won with a 48-6 victory over the Greyhounds, and will be ...

SECTION 2AAAA CHAMPIONSHIP: No. 1 Marshall stamps ticket to state

MARSHALL – The first time the Marshall and Waseca played this season, the Tigers defeated the Bluejays 34-13. This time, it was a different approach but same result as No. 1 Marshall shut down No. 2 Waseca 41-13 in the Section 2AAAA Championship game on Friday night. Marshall coach Terry ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU volleyball drops road match at No. 9 UMD

DULUTH – Second ranked Southwest Minnesota State came out with a first set win but struggled against the Minnesota Duluth attack as UMD won three straight sets in a 20-25, 25-21, 25-14, 25-14 win over SMSU on Friday night in the Romano Gymnasium. SMSU finished with a .227 hitting ...

SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: SMSU to compete at NCAA Regions Championships

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's and men's cross country teams return to action today competing at the NCAA Central Region Championships in Kearney, Nebraska. The races will take place at the Kearney Country Club with the women's 6,000-meter race starting at 11 ...