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PREP WRESTLING: Marshall topples JCC, Worthington in triangular

MARSHALL – The Marshall wrestling team continued its winning ways and undefeated start to the season with a convincing triangular sweep over Jackson County Central and Worthington on Thursday evening. The Tigers defeated the Huskies 64-11 before taking out the Trojans 39-25 to stay ...

PREP GIRLS HOCKEY: Tigers blanked by New Ulm

MARSHALL - The Marshall girls hockey team celebrated Parents Night on Thursday during their matchup against New Ulm. However, the celebration was spoiled by the Eagles, as the Tigers were shut out 5-0. Despite the loss, senior captain Courtney Mauch has seen growth in the team this ...

PREP WRESTLING: Minneota wrestling takes down TMB/WWG in dual

TRACY - It was a battle, literally of top 10 teams on Thursday when the seventh ranked Minneota Vikings squared off against the 10th ranked Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove. In the end it was Minneota that was left standing with a 35-30 victory. “We did some good things, but we ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU to host pair of NSIC North foes this weekend

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State will welcome a pair of NSIC North teams into the R/A Facility this weekend as it hosts Minnesota Crookston on Friday night at 6:05 p.m., followed by a Saturday afternoon game against Bemidji State. SMSU Quick Hits - SMSU gets set to face Minnesota ...

SMSU WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL: Mustangs to play in Kansas this weekend

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University wheelchair basketball team, after more than a month break, returns to action this Friday and Saturday with four games in Wichita, Kansas. SMSU, 4-7 overall, last played on Dec. 1-2, losing four games in Whitewater, Wisconsin. The Mustangs ...

SMSU TRACK AND FIELD: SMSU to open 2018 season in Mankato

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University indoor track & field teams return to competition this Friday competing at the Minnesota State University Invitational at the Myers Fieldhouse in Mankato. The action gets underway at 3 p.m. with field events, while running events are ...

TUESDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Lancers get tripped up by MACCRAY

CLARA CITY – The Canby boys basketball team fell to MACCRAY 65-54 on Tuesday. Zach Durfee led the way for the Lancers with 19 points while Blake Mercer added 11 and Riley Kockelman and Jacob Crowser chipped in eight each. Mercer and Crowser led in rebounds with seven apiece while Ethan ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights rout Dawson-Boyd to remain undefeated

TYLER - A fast start for the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights proved to be the difference Tuesday evening. In a battle of Camden Conference powers the Knights jumped out to a 17-3 lead against the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks. That early hole proved to be too much to overcome for the Blackjacks, as they ...

PREP WRESTLING: Marshall earns sweep in home triangular

MARSHALL – The Marshall wrestling team has come flying out of the starting gates, controlling each match they compete in. Tuesday night was no different, as the Tigers continued their dominant start to the season with another sweep, defeating New Ulm 45-28 and Quad County 69-10. Marshall ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall girls hockey skates past Worthington

WORTHINGTON — Marshall got out to an early lead and never looked back, defeating Worthington 6-0 on Tuesday. Marsall outshot Worthington 38-20 in the win. Sydney Mauch recorded a hat trick for the Tigers. She scored the first two goals of the game to give Marshall a 2-0 lead early in the ...

PREP GYMNASTICS: Tigers post season-high score in loss to JCC

MARSHALL – Just two days after recording one of their best marks of the season, the Marshall gymnastics team posted a season-high score of 126.600 Monday night in their dual meet against Jackson County Central. Unfortunately it wasn’t enough, as the Huskies defeated the Tigers ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights continue strong start with win over HBC

TYLER - The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights continued their early season dominance with a convincing 79-44 victory over Hills-Beaver Creek on Monday. With the win the Knights improved to 10-0 on the season and have won nine of their 10 games by double digits. The driving force behind RTR’s ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Rebels use first half lead to take out Adrian 63-54

ADRIAN – The Murray County Central boys basketball team defeated Adrian 63-54 on Monday. Spencer Wajer led the way for the Rebels with 20 points while Nate Everson added 19 and Tyler Groves chipped in eight. Groves also led in rebounds with eight while Everson added five and Mason Woldt had ...

PREP GYMNASTICS: Marshall earns seventh place finish in home invite

MARSHALL – The Marshall gymnastics team came into their home invitational on Saturday looking to improve on their score. The Tigers did just that, posting one of their best marks of the season at 125.525, walking away with a seventh place finish. Seven other teams from across the state came ...

PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Tigers continue offensive burst in win over Bulldogs

MARSHALL – The Marshall boys hockey team continued its high-octane scoring stretch with its third consecutive game with at least five goals, this time with the Tigers taking out Minnesota River 5-1 on Saturday afternoon. Senior Chase VanDeVere has seen a lot of improvement on the offensive ...