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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Panthers get past Knights in three sets

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TRACY – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton and Russell-Tyler-Ruthton volleyball teams faced off in Tracy on Tuesday night. RTR had a strong defensive effort, but the Panthers still managed to win in three sets. RTR senior Lexi Wendland said that despite the loss, this was one of their better games so ...

PREP TENNIS: Tigers fall to Arrows

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MARSHALL – The Marshall tennis team battled Pipestone Area and sweltering temperatures on Tuesday afternoon. Unlike the warm conditions, the Tigers couldn’t get their rackets hot enough to get their first win, falling to the Arrows 7-0. At No. 1 singles, Pipestone’s Paige Ahrendt ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Canby cruises past Rebels in three sets

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SLAYTON - Fresh off a tournament championship in Luverne on Saturday, the Canby Lancers kept things rolling against Murray County Central on Monday. The Lancers moved to 8-0 on the year with sweep of the Rebels. “We struggled with errors,” Canby coach Amy Wagner said. “I could tell that ...

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Area teams compete in Marshall Invitational

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MARSHALL – Multiple teams converged to Independence Park on a sunny and hot Monday afternoon for the Marshall Invitational. Girls On the girls side, Marshall took first place with 27 points, followed by Canby/Minneota in third (87), Murray County Central in fourth (155), Wabasso in fifth ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU volleyball tops latest AVCA poll

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Southwest Minnesota State University women's volleyball team topped this week's AVCA Top-25 Coaches' Poll that was released on Monday, earning the No. 1 ranking in the nation for the first time since 2012. The Mustangs (8-0) are the top team in the nation after ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU’s Reiss, Larson earn NSIC honors

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BURNSVILLE - Southwest Minnesota State volleyball players, Megan Larson, and Taylor Reiss were named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Setter of the Week and Offensive Player of the Week respectively after their performances at the Colorado Premier this past weekend in Denver, ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wabasso volleyball sweeps BOLD

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OLIVIA – The Wabasso volleyball team defeated BOLD in three sets Monday, winning by scores of 25-20, 25-23, 25-22. Maddy Guetter led in kills for the Rabbits with 20 while Gina Goblirsch had nine. Mckenna Nelson and Guetter led in digs with eight apiece while Goblirsch and Jenna Frank each ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Area volleyball teams wrap up Southwest Challenge

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MARSHALL – Tens of schools and five area volleyball teams all converged on the hardwood courts of Marshall High School and Southwest Minnesota State University over the weekend, with Marshall, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, Minneota, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton and Yellow Medicine East competing against ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Minneota marches over Dawson-Boyd, 48-21

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MINNEOTA – The seventh ranked Minneota Vikings flexed their muscles Friday evening with a 48-21 victory over the visiting Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks. With the win the Vikings extended their regular season winning streak to 34 games and have defeated Dawson-Boyd five straight times. “We did a ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall rolls in home opener over Belle Plaine

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MARSHALL– It was a successful home opener game on Friday for the Marshall Tigers, who shut out the Belle Plaine Tigers with a final score of 58-0. Marshall wasted little time delivering the ball to the end zone as their first touchdown came early on with 11:45 left in the first quarter. ...

SMSU SOCCER: Mustangs unable to find the net in loss to Cougars

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MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State was still unable to break it's scoreless start to the season as Sioux Falls scored two second half goals to steal a 2-0 win at the Schwan Regional Event Center Friday afternoon. Southwest Minnesota State nearly doubled its season total for shot attempts ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Rabbits run by YME, 39-6

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WABASSO — Wabasso defeated Yellow Medicine East 39-6 on Friday. Cooper Taylor led the Rabbits with 189 yards and two touchdowns rushing on just 12 carries. Nick Altermatt added 109 yards and a rushing touchdown in the win. In the passing game, Altermatt finished 8-10 for 101 yards and a ...