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TOWN TAKEOVER: Take two: Vikings return for takeover

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MARSHALL – The second time was the charm for Vikings fans in Marshall on Saturday. After nearly a foot-and-a-half of snow buried the town in mid-April and forced the Vikings to reschedule part of their “Town Takeover”, the Vikings returned to celebrate Marshall being named the ...

AREA SWIMMING: New swim program bring benefits beyond SMSU

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MARSHALL - When Southwest Minnesota State University announced the addition of women's swimming and diving last week, the school focused on the benefits the new program can bring to the university. "This is a great opportunity for SMSU athletics to support the university's enrollment while ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Eagles outslug Dawson-Boyd 15-11

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DAWSON — Dawson-Boyd collected 15 hits, but it wasn’t enough as Lac qui Parle Valley outscored Dawson-Boyd 15-11 on Friday. Dawson-Boyd led 11-10 entering the seventh inning. Peyton Mortenson had five RBI to lead the Eagles. Tyler Franzky went 3 for 4 to lead the DB offense, including ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Section seedings officially released

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MARSHALL — Softball tournament pairings were announced on Friday for the Section 3A and Section 3AA Tournaments beginning on Tuesday. Games will be played at four different sites in each tournament, with the top two teams in each subsection hosting three games. Each site will have one or ...

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Area teams compete at Camden Championships

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GRANITE FALLS – With the section meets right just a week away, multiple area track and field teams put the finishing touches on their regular seasons with the Camden Conference Championships on Thursday. On the boys side, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd took first with a score of 188 while ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Knights earn doubleheader sweep with RCW

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TYLER — The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton softball team picked up a pair of Camden Conference wins against Renville County West on Thursday in Tyler. The Knights earned a 7-5 victory in Game 1 and followed it up with a 17-10 win in the second matchup. “It was a pretty good effort,” RTR coach ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall girls golf takes first at Brainerd

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BRAINERD – The Marshall girls golf team took first place at the Brainerd Classics Invite on Wednesday, shooting a team score of 337. Detroit Lakes took second with a 346 while Bemidji took third with a score of 348. Marshall coach Gretchen Flynn said their team did a nice job of hitting ...

SMSU TRACK AND FIELD: SMSU’s Manteuffel named All-Region

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NEW ORLEANS - Southwest Minnesota State freshman Rebecca Manteuffel has earned All-Region honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for her performance in the discus during the 2018 outdoor season. USTFCCCA All-Region accolades are given to athletes who ...

PREP BASEBALL: Knights edge Lancers with late offense, 7-4

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CANBY - Strong bats and baserunning in the fifth inning for the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton baseball team led them to a 7-4 win over the Canby Lancers Tuesday afternoon. A big at bat for Parker Wendland was all the Knights needed for them to take the lead away from the Lancers and come out with a ...

PREP BASEBALL: Lakers drops pair of games with Minneota, KMS

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COTTONWOOD — Still looking for its first win of the season, the young Lakeview baseball team competed hard but wasn't able to stop its losing streak and fell 11-1 and 15-3 to Camden Conference rivals Minneota and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg on Tuesday in Cottonwood. Making up a game that was ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: Hiller named offensive line coach at SMSU

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MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University head football coach Cory Sauter announced Tuesday the hiring of Bryan Hiller as offensive line coach for the Mustang program. Hiller comes to SMSU after spending the previous six seasons as offensive line coach, which also included three as ...