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PREP VOLLEYBALL: WWG takes out HBC, 3-0

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HILLS — The Westbrook-Walnut Grove volleyball team defeated Hills-Beaver Creek 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-10) on Monday. Bethany Byers and Olivia Klumper led the way for WWG with nine kills each while Kelsey DeSmith added seven. Emma Wahl led in digs with 15 while Lexi Herding led in set assists ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall cruises past St. Peter 35-0

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ST. PETER — The Marshall football team was firing on all cylinders in Friday night’s road matchup with St. Peter as the Tigers shut out the Saints 35-0 to improve to 2-0. Bryce Lance set a record in the first half of the contest by becoming Marshall’s all-time leader in receiving ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Rush attack

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SLAYTON — The Murray County Central and Tracy-Milroy-Balaton football teams both had similar-style victories in their season openers last week. Using the ground game to their advantage, the Rebels and Panthers looked to have repeat success in the backfield when they battled in a Week 2 ...

Marshall primed to battle St. Peter in Week 2

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MARSHALL — Last week, the Marshall football team had a strong start to their season, as they accounted for 577 yards of total offense while holding New Ulm to 239 yards, including 71 yards passing. Marshall was led offensively by Brevin Runia, who completed eight of his 13 pass attempts ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: No. 3 Minneota takes out Canby, 21-6

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CANBY — The No. 3 Minneota football team defeated Canby 21-6 on Thursday. Jacob Hennen completed 11 of his 21 pass attempts for 118 yards and two touchdowns while adding 78 yards on the ground and another score. Conner Sik led in rushing with 96 yards while AJ Myhre led in receiving with 72 ...

Marshall cruises past New Ulm in season opener

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NEW ULM — Marshall scored touchdowns on three of its first four possessions as the Tigers downed the New Ulm Eagles 49-16 Saturday at New Ulm High School. Tigers’ quarterback Brevin Ruina threw three touchdown passes to wide receiver Bryce Lance of 36, 20 and 57 yards and also fired an ...

Marshall girls soccer earns No. 10 seed in Section 2A tournament

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MARSHALL — The Marshall girls soccer team earned the No. 10 seed in the Section 2A girls soccer tournament on Saturday. Marshall will travel to No. 7 Waseca on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. matchup. The rest of the first round games are listed below. The winners on Tuesday will advance to the second ...

Marshall prepares for season opener against New Ulm

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MARSHALL — After watching several teams around the state get their seasons underway on Friday, the Marshall football team will finally have their turn this afternoon when they kick off their season against New Ulm at noon. “We’re excited,” Marshall coach Terry Bahlmann said. “We ...

PREP FOOTBALL: A strong start

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TYLER - There’s nothing much more exciting than walking onto the gridiron underneath the lights on Friday night in front of a strong crowd. Many teams in Minnesota, including the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights and the Lakeview Lakers, got to finally have that experience again when the season ...

Marshall boys soccer earns No. 5 seed in Section 2A tournament

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MARSHALL — The Marshall boys soccer team earned the No. 5 seed in the Section 2A tournament on Friday. Marshall will open section play on Monday at home when they host No. 12 seed Jordan. The rest of the Section 2A first round matchups are below. The winners on Monday will advance to round ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wabasso blanks Springfield 31-0

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WABASSO — The Wabasso football team defeated Springfield 31-0 to begin their season on Friday night. Carter Benz led the way for Wabasso with 136 yards passing on 11 completions and two touchdowns while Nick Marotzke added 79 yards on the ground on 18 carries and a touchdown. Benz also ...

Marshall swimming falls to St. Peter, 95-88

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ST. PETER — The Marshall girls swimming and diving team faced off against St. Peter for the third time on Thursday to close the regular season. Marshall won the first two matchups against the Saints, but St. Peter was able to avoid the season sweep with a 95-88 victory. In the 200-yard ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Opening statement

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MINNEOTA - Socially-distanced spectators. Players, coaches and fans cheering on their team with face masks on. Teams not switching sides after each set or shaking hands after the match. There’s a new look to the volleyball season. What wasn’t new was the energy and excitement brought by ...