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SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: SMSU ready for NSIC Championships

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MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's and men's cross country teams return to action this Saturday competing at the annual Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships in Aberdeen, S.D. The races will take place at Lee Park Golf Course with the men's 8,000-meter ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU drops in NCAA region rankings

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INDIANAPOLIS - The Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball team dropped one spot and is ranked seventh in the second NCAA Division II Central Region rankings released this afternoon by the NCAA national committee. The Mustangs are 19-7 overall and currently in fourth place in the ...

RTR football team ‘on right track’

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Hitting their stride at the most critical point of the season, the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights look like a football team on a mission during sectionals. Through the first two games, the Knights have outscored opponents 104-22. They are appearing poised to make a second-straight trip to the ...

Tigers to run with the big schools

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MARSHALL — The state cross country meet will take place on Saturday at St. Olaf College in Northfield. Participating in the meet will be some of the best talent from the area, including some names that are no strangers to competing on the big stage in Northfield. Minnesota uses a ...

SECTION 3A VOLLEYBALL: Sweep victory

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MARSHALL - Led by Lydia Sussner at the net and anchored by Abby Hennen in the back row, top-seeded Minneota proved to be too much for the fifth-seeded Canby Lancers in the Section 3A North semifinals on Tuesday at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Vikings swept the match 25-8, 25-7, ...

SECTION 3A VOLLEYBALL: Rabbits roll in straight sets

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MARSHALL - In the first set between No. 2 seeded Wabasso and sixth-seeded Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, there were nine ties and four lead changes as an all-out battle ensued on the court during the Section 3A-North volleyball playoff game on Tuesday at Southwest Minnesota State University. But as ...

SMSU WRESTLING: Arredondo and Petersen ranked in first NWCA poll

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FAYETTE, Iowa - Southwest Minnesota State University wrestlers Cortez Arredondo and Andrew Petersen are both ranked among the Top 12 nationally in their respective weight classes in the first 2018-19 Division II National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) rankings presented by the United ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: Kids Day set for Saturday at SMSU football game

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MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University Athletics Department is inviting all kids 12-and-under to enjoy this Saturday's SMSU football game versus Concordia-St. Paul at the Schwan Regional Event Center. All kids, 12-and-under, will receive a free ticket and a free t-shirt (while ...

Three in a row for Reiss

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BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State’s Taylor Reiss earned NSIC Player of the Week honors announced on Monday afternoon. Reiss earned Co-Offensive Player of the Week for the third consecutive week, her fourth time this season, and her tenth overall. Reiss, a native of ...

No. 1 seed Marshall takes on No. 5 Luverne

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MARSHALL — The next round of postseason volleyball takes place tonight, as play continues in the Section 3A and 3AA Tournaments. There will be games elsewhere, but much of the attention shifts to the city of Marshall for a night as there will be three volleyball matches played in town ...

SECTION 2AAAA FOOTBALL: Bottled up

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COKATO – The high-powered Tiger offense that had been steamrolling opponents for over 400 yards per game was all but shut down in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Dassel-Cokato as the Chargers held Marshall to only 99 yards of total offense and a single touchdown. Making matters worse, the Tigers ...

SMSU SOCCER: Mustangs end season with a win over Upper Iowa

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FAYETTE, Iowa. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's soccer team ended its season with a 2-0 victory over Upper Iowa on Sunday afternoon. SMSU finishes the season at 4-13 overall and 4-11 in the NSIC while UIU drops to 3-13-2 overall and 2-12-2 in the conference. The Mustangs gained the ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs take down top-ranked team…again

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MARSHALL – No. 12 Southwest Minnesota State took down No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul on Friday night in the PE Gym, the Mustangs' second consecutive victory over a No. 1 ranked team. SMSU defeated then ranked No. 1 Northern State last Saturday at home. SMSU advances to 18-7 overall with a 13-4 ...