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NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL: Pushing towards the next level

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MARSHALL — After starring on the hardwood and in the classroom at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology for three years, 2017 Marshall graduate Mitchell Sueker is set to embark on the next chapter of his basketball and academic career in Grand Forks, North Dakota next fall. Last ...

‘It’s just our reality right now’

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MARSHALL — The sun slowly peeks from behind the clouds, illuminating the darkened dugouts at Mustang Field, the home of the Southwest Minnesota State University softball team. Once full of chants of encouragement and talks between coaches and players, there is an eerie emptiness that has ...

MSHSL suspends all spring activities until further notice

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MARSHALL — As Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz provided the state with another update with precautions toward COVID-19, the Minnesota State High School League did as well for spring activities and its participants. According to the MSHSL, effective immediately and ultimately continuing until Walz ...

SMSU golf announces third signing for 2020-21 season

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MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head women’s golf coach Ross Webskowski announced on Wednesday Ashley Trongard from Olivia, has signed a letter of intent to continue her academic and golf career at SMSU. Trongard, a senior at BOLD High School, is a three-time ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: NSIC announces 2019-20 winter All-Academic team

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BURNSVILLE — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced the 2019-20 Winter All-Academic team with 27 Southwest Minnesota State University student-athletes being recognized during the winter season. To be eligible for the NSIC All-Academic Team, members must have a 3.20 ...

Camden names Academic All-Conference teams for winter sports

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MARSHALL — The Camden Conference recently announced its Academic All-Conference teams for its winter sports, and several area athletes made the list. It is for any junior or senior with an accumulated GPA of 3.75 or higher. For Canby, Stephanie Birk and Marissa Traen made it for the dance ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Rock announces All-Conference teams

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MARSHALL — The Red Rock Conference recently announced its All-Conference teams for boys basketball, and a few area players made the list. Leading the way for WWG was Ethan Mischke and Hunter Lien while Murray County Central had Blake Schmitz and Red Rock Central had Sam Helmer as its ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU’s Hannah Kohls named NSIC Golfer of the Week

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BURNSVILLE — Southwest Minnesota State University junior Hannah Kohls was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Golfer of the Week on Monday following her play in a pair of tournaments last week in Arizona. Kohls, a native of Forest Lake, tied a school record last Friday with a ...

AREA ATHLETICS: Sticks and stones

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MARSHALL — With the coronavirus pandemic putting a temporary halt on nearly all athletic events throughout the country, the inaugural Marshall Madness on Ice event held at Red Baron Arena filled the void for numerous men’s hockey players and curlers who came from all over to participate in ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Tomahawk announces its All-Conference team

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MARSHALL — The Tomahawk Conference recently announced its all-conference team for boys basketball, and an area player made the list. Leading the way for Wabasso was Will Carlson. Joining him is Mitchell Buerkle and Decker Scheffler (Springfield), Chris Knowles and Jon Zinniel (New Ulm ...

STATE BASKETBALL: An abrupt ending

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MINNEAPOLIS - Just as quickly as it began, it was over. The Minnesota State High School League continued its precautions towards the rapidly-growing COVID-19 pandemic on Friday with the cancellation of the rest of the winter sports season, just less than a day after an initial announcement ...

CLASS A GIRLS BASKETBALL: Setting the tone

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneota girls basketball team opened its quest towards another state championship Thursday with a familiar foe standing in its way. After falling to Minneota by 20 points in their state opener last season, the Warriors looked to reverse that outcome in the second ...