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AMATEUR BASEBALL: Marshall A’s outlast Granite Falls 11-9

GRANITE FALLS – The Marshall A’s defeated the Granite Falls Kilowatts 11-9 in 11 innings Sunday afternoon. Nate Hoeft led the way for the A’s with a 4 for 6 day at the plate with a pair of RBIs while Jordan Kontz went 3 for 4 with two RBIs as well. Jake Leighton was the starter for ...

PREP BASEBALL: Canby’s Adam Durfee earns All-Star Series spot

CANBY – Canby’s Adam Durfee may have wrapped up his high school career with the Canby baseball team last weekend after the Lancers were ousted by MACCRAY in the Section 3A playoffs, but in a couple of weeks, he will get to play against some of the best high school players in the ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU men’s basketball announces two signings

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State University head men's basketball coach Brad Bigler announced Friday that a pair of high school standouts have signed letters of intent to continue their academic and basketball careers at SMSU. Joining the SMSU program for the 2017-18 season include KJ ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Marshall A’s fall short against Sacred Heart

MARSHALL – The Marshall A’s mounted a late-inning comeback against the Sacred Heart Saints, but it wasn’t enough as the A’s fell to the Saints 11-7 Friday night at Legion Field. The Saints quickly jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first inning and added three more runs in the top of ...

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Area teams compete at 3A Section Meet

PIPESTONE – The 3A Section track meet was held in Pipestone on Thursday, with 25 teams and countless athletes vying for a shot to compete at the state tournament next week. 100 Meters MCC’s Ethan Swanson is headed to the state tournament with his second place finish. Swanson finished ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Marshall A’s slip past Hadley, 8-5

MARSHALL – On Thursday, the Marshall A’s and Hadley Buttermakers squared off in an early season amateur baseball matchup at Legion Field. The Buttermakers controlled the first half of the game, but the A’s were able to continue their hot start to the season and pull off an 8-5 victory. ...

PREP BASEBALL: Tigers take down New Ulm in sections, 9-3

MARSHALL – The Marshall and New Ulm baseball teams faced each other twice during the regular season. The first game saw the Eagles escape with a narrow 6-5 victory. The second game went to the Tigers, thanks in part to a ninth-inning rally that broke a 2-2 tie en route to an 8-2 win. With ...

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Marshall competes in subsection meet

ST. PETER – Wednesday marked the first day of the 2AA Section Track Meet in Saint Peter on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus. The first day consisted of preliminaries in track events and finals in certain field events. In the boys triple jump Mitch Sueker placed eighth with a jump of ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Yankees fall to Brookings

MILROY — The Brookings, S.D., Cubs defeated the Milroy Yankees 6-0 on Wednesday. The Yankees couldn’t get much going off Cubs pitcher Kyle Krogman. He allowed two hits over seven innings and recorded 13 strikeouts. The two hits went to Riley Carpenter (1 for 3, double) and Nathan Deutz ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: Drown SMSU Golf Classic set for June 9

MARSHALL – Individual and team spots are still available for the 32nd annual David & Carol Drown SMSU Golf Classic set for Friday, June 9, at the Marshall Golf Club. The five-person golf scramble, is sponsored by the Mustang Booster Club with registration and lunch beginning at 11 a.m., ...

PREP BASEBALL: RRC/WWG routs CMCS

MILROY – The Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove Falcons displayed why they are one of the tougher teams in the area on Tuesday during their convincing 11-1 victory over the Central Minnesota Christian Bluejays. The Falcons did a little bit of everything during their section tournament ...

PREP BASEBALL: MACCRAY knocks out Dawson-Boyd

MONTEVIDEO – The section 3A tournament continued on Tuesday in Montevideo, as the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks battled with the MACCRAY Wolverines. Each team came into the game with a win and a loss in tournament play. Dawson-Boyd beat Renville County West last Saturday before losing 8-7 against ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Rabbits hang on to beat BOLD, end season with loss to KMS

COTTONWOOD – The Wabasso softball team extended its season for a few more hours on Tuesday afternoon with a 3-2 victory against BOLD, but ultimately saw its season come to an end later that evening against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, falling by a score of 10-3. After reaching the next round ...

PREP BASEBALL: Liebl leads Wabasso past LQPV

MILROY – Devan Liebl isn't the type of pitcher that will overpower a batter with his velocity. What he will do is pound the strike zone and give the defense behind him the opportunity to flash the leather.The senior starting pitcher for the Wabasso Rabbits did exactly that on Tuesday evening ...