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MINNEAPOLIS — The top-seeded Russell-Tyler-Ruthton boys basketball team defeated No. 2 New Life Academy 59-49 to capture the Class A championship at the Target Center Saturday morning. It is the Knights’ first championship since the 2018 season when they defeated North Woods 59-55 to ...

Eighth-inning rally pushes Mustangs over Wayne State, 4-1

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WAYNE, Neb. — Southwest Minnesota State University rallied with four runs in the bottom of the eighth, highlighted by a two-run, go-ahead single by Owen Latendresse, to earn a 4-1 victory over Wayne State College and complete a three-game Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference college ...

Mustang tennis splits weekend series in St. Peter

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ST. PETER — The Southwest Minnesota State tennis team defeated Minnesota State Moorhead 6-1 Saturday afternoon in the Swanson Tennis Center before falling 4-0 against UMary on Sunday morning. SMSU won two of three doubles matches to earn the team point against MSU Moorhead and then ...

Survive and advance

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton boys basketball team punched its ticket to today’s championship game against New Life Academy with a 61-57 win over No. 4 Cherry in the Target Center Friday afternoon. They improve to a perfect 7-0 at the Target Center. “First of all, I would ...

RTR to face NLA for Class A championship

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One game at a time has been the mantra all season for the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton boys basketball team. Now, they are on the cusp of completing a season-long goal of winning a championship. The top-seeded Knights will face off against No. 2 New Life Academy for the Class A championship at the ...

SMSU gets first doubleheader sweep of WSC since 2014

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WAYNE, Neb. – The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball team used strong pitching along with clutch hitting to earn a doubleheader sweep over Wayne State College in NSIC play on Friday afternoon at Overin Field. The three-game series was originally scheduled to be played this ...