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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: RTR baseball slips past CMCS 1-0 to start season

PRINSBURG — The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton baseball team defeated Central Minnesota Christian 1-0 on Friday. Cody Wichmann led RTR with two hits and an RBI while Hayden Gravley, Jack Christianson and Aiden Wichmann each added a hit. Cody Wichmann also earned the victory on the mound, going 6 ...

Sections realign for next two seasons

MARSHALL – Competitive section assignments for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years were announced by the Minnesota State High School League on Friday. Section realignment happens every two years and is based on changes in enrollment, new programs and cooperative agreements between school ...

SMSU BASEBALL: Mustangs to host Bemidji State in three-game series

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball team (7-14, 5-13 NSIC) concludes its 13-game homestand today and Sunday taking on Bemidji State University (3-19, 2-15 NSIC) at Legion Field in Marshall. Today’s doubleheader (7-9) begins at 1:30 p.m. with Sunday’s nine-inning ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU finishes third in NSIC standings with victory over USF

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s tennis team concluded the regular season on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over the University of Sioux Falls inside Huether Family Match Pointe. The victory secures SMSU a ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU ready for Augie Invite this weekend

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s golf team is back on the course today and Sunday competing at the 36-hole Augustana University Spring Invite at Elmwood Golf Course in Sioux Falls, S.D. Today’s opening round begins with tee times starting at 9 a.m., while ...

SMSU BASEBALL: USF hits ninth-inning homer to win game two and sweep SMSU

MARSHALL — The University of Sioux Falls’ Ryan Bernardy snapped an 8-8 game with a lead-off home run in the top of the ninth to lift the Cougars to a 9-8 victory in game two and complete a sweep over Southwest Minnesota State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference baseball on Thursday ...

PREP BASEBALL: A cold start

MARSHALL — With game-time temperatures hovering in the mid 30s, the Marshall baseball team took the field for the first time this season against Mankato West, but it would be the Scarlets who got the hot start to the year, capitalizing on four MHS errors to plate nine runs and earn a 9-0 ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakeview baseball opens season with victory over Canby

COTTONWOOD — The Lakeview baseball team improved to 1-0 on the season after notching an 8-2 victory over visiting Canby on Thursday in its season opener . The Lakers were led at the plate by Brock Kvistad who went 2-4 with a pair of singles. Caine Herigon, Connor Larsen, Cayden Caron, Luke ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU entertains USF in doubleheader today

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball team (7-12, 5-11 NSIC) resumes home play today taking on the University of Sioux Falls (8-13, 4-13 NSIC) in a doubleheader (7-9) at Legion Field in Marshall starting at 12 p.m. •The twinbill was originally scheduled for ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs drop pair of games to No. 1 Augustana

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Southwest Minnesota State University softball team traveled to Sioux Falls, S.D., for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader on Wednesday dropping a pair of games to No. 1 Augustana University by scores of 10-2 and 9-1. Augustana improves to 23-3 ...

SMSU TENNIS: Augustana earns NSIC crown with 7-0 victory over SMSU

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – No. 25 ranked Augustana pushed its Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference winning streak to 128 straight matches earning a 7-0 victory over Southwest Minnesota State in women’s college tennis on Wednesday afternoon. SMSU drops to 7-7 overall, 7-3 NSIC, and will ...

Unbeaten UNLV volleyball team’s success led by coach

2021 Las Vegas Review-Journal Inc., used with permission The newly minted Mountain West Player of the Year almost never was. She was so frustrated, so disgruntled, so discouraged during her freshman volleyball season of 2017-18 that she considered leaving the team, quitting the sport she’d ...

Big South announces All-Conference teams for boys and girls basketball

MARSHALL — The Big South Conference recently announced its All-Conference teams for boys and girls basketball and multiple Marshall players made the list. Girls basketball In the West Division, Jordyn Hilgemann, Emily Meier and Abby Wendorff made it for Marshall. Joining them are Sadie ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU takes on No. 1 Augustana in midweek doubleheader

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University softball team (16-8, 7-3 NSIC) will be back on the road to continue NSIC play with a doubleheader against No. 1 Augustana (21-3, 9-1 NSIC) today that was rescheduled from last week due to weather. The doubleheader will start at 3 p.m. in ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU battles Augustana and Sioux Falls to conclude regular season

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s tennis team (7-6, 7-2 NSIC) concludes the regular season this week with a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matches in Sioux Falls, S.D. SMSU will first take on No. 25 ranked Augustana University (12-2, 9-0 NSIC) ...

PREP BASKETBALL: Red Rock announces Academic All-Conference teams

MARSHALL — The Red Rock Conference recently announced its Academic All-Conference teams for boys and girls basketball and multiple area players made the list. In girls basketball, for Murray County Central, Amber Boock, Brynn Graphenteen, Josie Harms, Bryn Hoekman and Emma Johnson made it ...

SMSU BASEBALL: Mustangs drop another heartbreaker to Warriors

MARSHALL — Winona State snapped a 7-7 tie with two runs in the top of the ninth to earn a 9-7 victory over Southwest Minnesota State and complete a three-game sweep in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference college baseball on Monday afternoon at Legion Field. WSU, which defeated SMSU ...