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PREP TENNIS: Tigers get tripped up by Cardinals, 4-3

MARSHALL – The Marshall tennis team fell to Redwood Valley 4-3 on Thursday. At No. 1 singles, Marshall’s Gionna Parsa fell to Redwood Valley’s Janessa Whitaker 6-4, 7-6 while Kelsey Boerboom fell to Redwood Valley’s Gabby Houle 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 at the No. 2 spot. At No. 3 singles, ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall booster club to host tailgate meal tonight

MARSHALL – Attention Tiger Fans this Friday is Meet the Tigers/Educator Night! Come out today, to cheer on your Marshall Tigers Football team as they take on the Worthington Trojans. The tailgate meal this week will be a Pulled Pork Sandwich, Chips and a drink for $6 with serving beginning at ...

TUESDAY PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lancers take out Lakers in sweep

CANBY – The Canby volleyball team defeated Lakeview 3-0 on Tuesday, winning by scores of 25-19, 25-21 and 25-20. Cammie Weber led the way for the Lancers with eight kills while Charlotte Wright added seven. Brooke Nelson led in digs with 12 while Abby Rangaard added seven. Morgan Cleveland ...

PREP BOYS SOCCER: Marshall uses early goals to take out New Ulm, 7-0

MARSHALL – The unbeaten Marshall boys soccer team entered its matchup with the New Ulm Eagles scoring at a torrid pace, tallying a total of 12 goals in their last three games. On Tuesday, the club would take its offensive firepower to another level – scoring a season-high seven goals in a ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Block party

MARSHALL – The No. 7 Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball team soared above the net to earn its sweep Tuesday night against the University of Sioux Falls. Not on the offensive side, but on the defensive one instead. The Mustangs put on a display up front against Sioux Falls, ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sting earn sweep over Dawson-Boyd

DAWSON — Yellow Medicine East swept Dawson-Boyd 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-19) on Tuesday. Meeghen Dahlager led the Sting with 10 kills and nine digs. Mackenzie Dyrdahl recorded eight kills and seven digs in the win, while Madison Hinz added seven digs and 24 set assists. Karoline Dahl led ...

AREA FITNESS: Endurance for a cause

MARSHALL – Rumen Hulmequist grabbed his headphones and water bottle and went to turn on his music. Then he started doing a few jumping jacks. Yes, it might have looked like an ordinary workout on a Friday morning to most, but for Hulmequist, it was only the beginning of something much ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lancers take out Rebels in three sets

CANBY – The Canby Lancers utilized fast starts in all three sets of their home matchup against the Murray County Central Rebels to fuel them to a straight sets victory on Monday. Lancers head coach Jenai Wright acknowledged the importance of the fast starts as a key component to their win, ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs open homestand tonight facing Sioux Falls

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State volleyball team (7-3, 2-0) opens a three-match conference homestand today facing Sioux Falls (6-4, 1-1) at 6 p.m. in the PE Gym. SMSU went undefeated in its contests last week sweeping Augustana in the home opener on Thursday and defeating Wayne State ...

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Area teams compete at Marshall Invitational meet

MARSHALL – The Marshall boys and girls cross country teams held its annual home meet on Monday, with multiple area teams competing at Independence Park. Girls On the girls side, Marshall took first place with a score of 42 points, followed by Murray County Central in third (130), ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU stays put at No. 7 in AVCA Top-25

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's volleyball team remained at No. 7 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches' Association (AVCA) Top-25 poll released on Monday. SMSU moved up last week to the No. 7 spot after falling to the No. 8 spot in a previous poll. In the latest ...

SMSU SOCCER: SMSU’s Craigmile and Miskowiec each earn NSIC Player of the Week

BURNSVILLE - Southwest Minnesota State University soccer players Alli Miskowiec and Jessica Craigmile were each named Player of the Week by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference on Monday afternoon. Miskowiec was named the NSIC's Offensive Player of the Week, while Craigmile was named ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs setter Thomssen nets NSIC Player of the Week honors

BURNSVILLE - Southwest Minnesota State University sophomore Emma Thomssen was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Setter of the Week for her performance in last weeks matches against Augustana and Wayne State. This is the first time Thomssen has earned the weekly award in her ...

AREA HOCKEY: Born to be Wild

MARSHALL – They laced up their skates and put on their pads. They snapped on their helmets and grabbed a hockey stick. They opened up the gates and with a sharp whistle shrill, the next wave of hockey’s youth took to the ice. Forty-seven area kids were on hand Sunday evening at the Red ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU rallies in five-set victory over Wayne State

WAYNE, Neb. – The Southwest Minnesota State volleyball team (7-3, 2-0 NSIC) earned a five-set victory (25-23, 18-25, 25-13, 22-25, 11-15) over Wayne State (8-2, 1-1 NSIC) on Saturday afternoon at Rice Auditorium. Taylor Reiss led the Mustangs with a match-high 28 kills and added 15 digs, ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Area teams wrap up at Southwest Challenge tournament

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 ...