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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall gymnastics can’t get past JCC

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JACKSON – The Marshall gymnastics team fell to Jackson County Central in a dual on Monday night by a score of 135.050-126.225. Saphi McFarquhar led the way for the Tigers with a first-place finish on vault (8.825) and the uneven bars (8.600) as well as third-place finishes on the balance ...

RUNNING: Registration for Prairie Striders Indoor 5K open

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Registration has opened for the fifth annual Prairie Striders Indoors 5K on the South Dakota State University track at the Sanford/Jackrabbit Athletic Complex Jan. 19. The race will be run in two heats – one at 8:30 a.m. for those planning to finish in 24 minutes or ...

AREA HOCKEY: Tigers hockey holds annual alumni games

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MARSHALL – The 2018 Marshall High School Tiger/Hornet hockey alumni games were held Dec. 23. Five teams consisting of 72 skaters participated in the event, which was held at the Red Baron Arena and Expo. Graduating classes were represented from 1975 to 2018. This is the seventh year of ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall cruises past Mankato West 77-54

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MANKATO – The Marshall boys basketball team defeated Mankato West 77-54 on Saturday. Bryce Paulsen and Camryn Allex led the way for the Tigers with 15 points each while Noah Peutz added 11 and Matt Hmielewski had nine. Paulsen led in rebounds with seven while Spencer Ehlers led in assists ...

PREP GYMNASTICS: Marshall takes fifth place in home invite

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MARSHALL – The Marshall gymnastics team continued its homestand on Saturday afternoon with its annual invitational, placing fifth overall with a score of 125.200. Six other teams from across the state came in to compete, including Willmar, New Ulm, Benson/Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, Redwood ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bank on it

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MARSHALL – The last time the Southwest Minnesota State University women’s basketball team beat a nationally-ranked team was back on Jan. 16, 2015. Two weeks before then, the Mustangs had beaten Augustana University 77-71. Since then, SMSU hasn’t been able to come out victoriously against ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU drops to Augustana, 85-72

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MARSHALL – In spite of a strong shooting performance by the Mustangs, a lack of defensive stops proved costly in the end as the sharp-shooting Augustana Vikings shot 57 percent from the field in the final 20 minutes to win 85-72. Disappointed by the effort put forth on defense, SMSU coach ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Resilient response

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SLAYTON – The Murray County Central girls basketball team bounced back from a six-point halftime deficit in Thursday night’s home matchup with Russell-Tyler-Ruthton to beat the Knights 71-70 behind a balanced offensive effort culminating in four Rebels reaching double-figures in ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Dawson-Boyd hangs on against TMB, 43-40

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DAWSON — Dawson-Boyd snapped a five-game losing streak with a 43-40 win over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Thursday night. Alex Sather led DB with 18 points and seven rebounds. Avery Bartunek added eight points, seven rebounds and five assists in the win. Samantha Edwards scored 12 points to ...

PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Tigers drop to No. 15 in latest prep polls

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Associated Press poll for Minnesota boys' high school hockey, provided by Let's Play Hockey newspaper. First-place votes are in parentheses. Class AA 1. Minnetonka (10) 2. Andover 3. Edina 4. Maple Grove 5. Duluth East 6. Eden Prairie 7. White Bear ...