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SMSU GOLF: Mustangs prepare for NSIC Championship this weekend

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's golf team resumes action this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the 54-hole Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex-Outlaw Course in Smithville, Missouri. The championship was originally ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: More SMSU events moved around, canceled for this week

MARSHALL – More Southwest Minnesota State University events have been canceled or moved around for this week. FOOTBALL The annual Spring Game and Kids Clinic have been canceled due to inclement weather, according to coach Cory Sauter. SOFTBALL The Mustangs’ doubleheader against ...

SMSU WRESTLING: Five student-athletes get named to NWCA All-Academic team

MANHEIM, Pa. - A total of five Southwest Minnesota State University wrestling student-athletes have been named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic team for the 2017-18 season. Mustangs named to this year's team include junior Cortez Arredondo (West St. Paul, Minn.), ...

VIKINGS TAKEOVER: Paul Allen, KFAN Radio ‘take over’ Marshall

MARSHALL — It was a moment in sports history that Paul Allen will never forget. Like everybody else in Minnesota, the play-by-play announcer for the Vikings on KFAN was hoping for a miracle against the New Orleans Saints in the National Football Conference playoffs in January. The Vikings ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU series at U-Mary canceled

MARSHALL – Due to poor weather in the upper Midwest this weekend, the Southwest Minnesota State baseball four-game series scheduled for today and Sunday at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota, has been canceled. SMSU has now had eight Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: 2018 Area Boys Basketball Second Team

Jacob Hennen Fr., G, Minneota Only a freshman, Hennen averaged 15.1 points and 6.5 rebounds per game for the Vikings, while dishing out 75 assists and connecting on 55 3-pointers. Garrett Kern Sr., F, RTR The senior forward finished his playing career with the Knights by averaging 15.1 ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: 2018 Area Boys Basketball Honorable Mention

Bentley Boike Jr., C, Dawson-Boyd The junior center averaged almost 16 points and 7 rebounds for Dawson-Boyd this season, also recording 21 assists and 13 steals. Moses Dolan Sr., G, TMB The senior guard finished his playing career for the Panthers averaging 11.7 points and 4.6 ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: 2017-18 Area Boys Basketball Leaderboard

SCORING PTS AVG Thomas Hennen, Minn. 563 20.1 Tate Varpness, Lake. 550 19.6 Trey Lance, Mar. 504 19.4 Westin Kirk, RTR 593 18.0 Zach Durfee, Can. 426 17.0 Anthony Ross, WWG 458 16.4 Bentley Boike, DB 428 15.9 Alex Swenson, DB 398 15.9 Garrett ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Mustangs announce pair of new signees on Friday

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University head men's basketball coach Brad Bigler announced Friday that a pair of high school standouts have signed letters of intent to continue their academic and basketball careers at SMSU. Joining the SMSU program for the 2018-19 season include Brian ...

RECREATION: RV, Boat and Outdoor Show opens today

MARSHALL — Despite winter weather dragging on into April, outdoor enthusiasts are invited to think spring — along with summer and fall — at the first-ever Marshall RV, Boat and Outdoor Show today through Sunday at the Red Baron Arena & Expo. Visitors will find campers, pontoons, ...

WEDNESDAY SMSU TRACK: Mustangs record strong outing in Mankato Invite

MANKATO – The Southwest Minnesota State women's and men's outdoor track & field teams had a strong day competing at the Minnesota State Spring Winter Invitational on Wednesday. The meet was added this week due to expected poor weather around the upper Midwest this weekend. For the SMSU ...

PREP SPORTS: MSHSL allows for shorter baseball, softball games

BROOKLYN CENTER (AP) — The Minnesota State High School League is allowing shorter baseball and softball games because of the unseasonably cool weather. The league's executive committee made the ruling Wednesday. The measure allows for a maximum number of games to be played in a condensed ...