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SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU to open 2017 season at DWU Open

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MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State wrestling will kick off its 2017-18 season with its first open competition this weekend as it travels to the Dakota Wesleyan Open hosted by Dakota Wesleyan University today at 9 a.m. Tournament Info • This weekend’s matches will be hosted at the ...

Marshall falls to North Branch in semifinals

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ST. PAUL — The Marshall Tigers had no answers for Cianna Selbitschka in their state semifinal match against North Branch. The sophomore outside hitter for North Branch recorded 27 kills and helped North Branch pick up an impressive, 3-0 victory over the Tigers. “She’s impressive,” ...

STATE FOOTBALL: Marshall prepares for opening round of state

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MARSHALL - For the third straight year the Marshall Tigers will be playing in the AAAA state tournament. They’ll face South St. Paul in the opening round of the state tournament tonight in Shakopee. “It’s our third year in the row,” Marshall coach, Terry Bahlmann said. “The kids ...

STATE FOOTBALL: Knights ready to make noise in state tournament

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TYLER - It’s been 27 years since the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights played in the state tournament. That streak will end tonight when the Knights play Mountain Lake Area in the opening round of the 9-man state tournament in New Ulm. “It’s huge,” RTR coach Josh Fredrickson said. “I ...

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Vikings locked in for another deep state run

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MINNEOTA – The last time the Minneota Vikings played in the state tournament was 2013. That's not a long time ago, but for a program that had made the state tournament from 2009-2013 and six times since 2006 it felt like an eternity. “It feels really good,” Minneota junior Lizzy ...

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Tigers prepare for Roseau in state opener

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MARSHALL - The Marshall Tigers were state regulars at the AA level, having made the trip to state 14 years in a row. The Tigers made the jump to AAA in 2015 and missed the state tournament both years they competed at that level. The Tigers came back down to the AA level this season and ...

PREP ATHLETICS: A fall in review: Yellow Medicine East Sting

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GRANITE FALLS – The fall sports season officially came to a close for the Yellow Medicine East on Oct. 27, when the volleyball team lost to Wabasso in straight sets in the second round of the section tournament. The football team's season came to an end when they lost to the Minneota ...