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SMSU women’s golf to host glow ball tournament this Saturday

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s golf team will host an Alumni, Family & Friends Glow Ball Tournament this Saturday night at the Marshall Golf Club starting at 6:45 p.m. The tournament was moved to this Saturday due to poor weather last Saturday. The event ...

Trey Lance declares for 2021 NFL draft

MARSHALL — On Saturday afternoon, Trey Lance had his sights locked in to getting another win for the North Dakota State University football program in their only fall appearance. Now, he’s ready to head to the next level. Three days after leading the Bison to a 39-28 victory against ...

Marshall swimming and diving can’t get past Melrose Area

MELROSE — The Marshall girls swimming and diving team hit the road to face Melrose Area in a dual meet on Tuesday. Marshall was able to tie the score and cut its deficit to within two at points throughout the meet, but ultimately fell 104-82. In the 200-yard medley relay, the team of Mansi ...

Marshall tennis falls to Mankato West in Section 2AA South tournament

MANKATO — The No. 7 Marshall girls tennis team fell to second-seeded Mankato West 5-2 in the Section 2AA South tournament on Tuesday. Mankato West took all four singles matches and one doubles match to earn the victory. At No. 1 singles, Gionna Parsa fell to Mankato West’s Lauryn Douglas ...

Marshall girls tennis earns No. 7 seed in Section 2AA South tournament

MARSHALL — The Marshall girls tennis team have earned the No. 7 seed in the Section 2AA South team tournament. Marshall will open tournament play at No. 2 Mankato West today at 4 p.m. The rest of the Section 2AA opening round matches are listed below. The second round is set to be played on ...

SMSU’s Trey Sachs named semifinalist for NFF Campbell Trophy

IRVING, Texas — The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) recently announced that Southwest Minnesota State University senior running back Trey Sachs has been named to the semifinal list for the 2020 William V. Campbell Trophy presented by Mazda. Sachs was one of an ...

Lance, NDSU rally to win in their only fall appearance

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Trey Lance threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores and three-time FCS defending champion North Dakota State rallied with a 21-point fourth quarter to beat Central Arkansas 39-28 on Saturday in the Bison’s lone fall game. The Bison extended their winning ...

Marshall swimming and diving cruises past Tri-City United, 95-68

MARSHALL — The Marshall girls swim and dive team held its second home invite of the season, facing a team it had not competed against. That didn’t stop Marshall from continuing to show its strength between the lanes as they were able to earn a 95-68 victory over Tri-City United on Friday on ...

Second-half goals lift Marshall to 3-2 win over Mankato Loyola

MARSHALL — The Marshall boys soccer team returned home looking to snap a recent losing streak. Marshall found themselves trailing early thanks to quick goals by Mankato Loyola, but they continued to battle and ultimately used a pair of second-half goals to help overcome the deficit and earn a ...

NCAA FOOTBALL: Ready to roll

MARSHALL — How does one improve upon perfection? That question has been on the minds of draft pundits after North Dakota State University starting quarterback Trey Lance finished the 2019 football season with 28 passing touchdowns to no interceptions, a perfect 16-0 record and a national ...

Area teams compete at Border West Invite

WHEATON — Multiple area cross country teams competed at the Border West Invite on Thursday. On the girls side, Canby/Minneota took first with a team score of 21, followed by Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd in second (41), Border West in third (66) and Lakeview in fourth ...

Winter sports are a go, fall season concludes at sections, MSHSL says

MARSHALL — Winter sports are officially a go. Just 10 days after holding a special session meeting that ended with high school football and volleyball getting their seasons moved back to the fall, the Minnesota State High School League board of directors met again on Thursday to discuss the ...

Marshall girls take first, boys second at Redwood Valley Invite

REDWOOD FALLS — The Marshall boys and girls cross country team competed in the Redwood Valley Invite on Thursday, with the girls team taking first and the boys team taking second. On the girls side, Marshall took first with a team score of 15, followed by Redwood Valley in second (47) and ...

Marshall girls soccer pushes win streak to two

MARSHALL — After getting their first victory of the season on Friday against Worthington, the Marshall girls soccer team returned home Tuesday with hopes of building off its momentum. Despite recording several shots that just narrowly missed their targets, Marshall got one to find the back of ...

Marshall boys soccer falls to Worthington

WORTHINGTON — The Marshall boys soccer team fell to Worthington 2-0 on Tuesday night. After back-and-forth play got things started, Worthington was able to find the back of the net with 10 minutes left in the first half to take a 1-0 lead, which held until halftime. Neither team would find ...

Marshall 18U fall softball team closes season undefeated

MARSHALL — The Marshall Tiger 18U softball team completed an outstanding fall season this past Sunday finishing with an undefeated record in the South Dakota High School Class B Fall League. Over the course of five weekends, the Tigers finished with a record of 9-0-1 with games in Sioux ...

SMSU soccer to host Fall ID Camp in October

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s soccer program is hosting its 2020 ID Camp on Oct. 24-25 at the Schwan Regional Event Center on the SMSU campus. The camp is open to individuals in grades 8-12 and features several different options for attendees during the two ...

Marshall gets tripped up by Worthington, 3-0

MARSHALL — The Marshall boys soccer team went toe-to-toe with Worthington on Friday night, but a goal late in the first half followed by two more scores in the second frame was enough for Worthington to earn a 3-0 victory at Mattke Field. The loss was the first on the season for ...

Canby/Minneota takes first at home invitational

CANBY — The Canby/Minneota boys and girls cross country teams both took first place at their home invite on Thursday. On the boys side, Canby/Minneota took first with a team score of 27, followed by Ortonville in second (33), Border West in third (63) and Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in fourth ...

Marshall girls place first, boys second at home invite

MARSHALL — As they head towards the final stretch of their regular season, the Marshall boys and girls cross country teams looked to keep their momentum going with their second home invite of the season on Thursday at Independence Park. Marshall did just that, as the girls team took first ...