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MARSHALL TIGER REVIEW: Key senior class guides Tigers to successful season

MARSHALL – Fresh off of last year’s historic 22-win season, the Marshall boys hockey team remained one of the teams to beat in the Big South Conference and went on to extend its streak of winning seasons to six after finishing with an overall record of 16-10. Though the Tigers saw their ...

MARSHALL TIGER REVIEW: Tigers show improvements throughout the season

MARSHALL — With large shoes to fill after losing top goal-scorers Sydney Mauch and Olivia Peterson to graduation, the 2019-20 season was a year of growth for the Marshall girls hockey team as the Tigers continually made strides throughout their 26-game campaign. The improvement shown up and ...

MARSHALL TIGER REVIEW: Marshall shows resiliency in battle through roadblocks

MARSHALL — The Marshall gymnastics team had to battle a tough schedule last year with an unpredictable winter season. This year, the Tigers were challenged with another roadblock, as injuries held some key members of their team on the sidelines for part of the season. But Marshall continued ...

MARSHALL TIGER REVIEW: Marshall wraps up season with strong showing at state

MARSHALL — A year removed from last season’s historic run to the state tournament, the Marshall wrestling team had another season to remember in 2019-20 that culminated in a repeat trip to the section finals against Fairmont-Martin County West. In addition to the team success, the Tigers ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: 2019-20 Area Boys Basketball Leaderboard

SCORING PTS AVG Zach Durfee, DB 497 20.7 Logan Sussner, Minn. 271 20.6 Ethan Mischke, WWG 564 19.4 Romell Horton, DB 480 18.5 Noah Puetz, Mar. 509 17.0 Tony Nelson, TMB 444 16.4 Aaron Loe, Lake. 403 16.1 Trevor Larson, TMB 420 15.6 Carter ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU announces signing

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head women’s tennis coach Jon Parker announced on Thursday Maja Louisa Harck from Harrislee, Germany, has signed a letter of intent to continue her academic and tennis career at SMSU. Harck is a 2020 graduate of Duborg-Skolen High School and ...

NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL: Pushing towards the next level

MARSHALL — After starring on the hardwood and in the classroom at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology for three years, 2017 Marshall graduate Mitchell Sueker is set to embark on the next chapter of his basketball and academic career in Grand Forks, North Dakota next fall. Last ...

‘It’s just our reality right now’

MARSHALL — The sun slowly peeks from behind the clouds, illuminating the darkened dugouts at Mustang Field, the home of the Southwest Minnesota State University softball team. Once full of chants of encouragement and talks between coaches and players, there is an eerie emptiness that has ...

MSHSL suspends all spring activities until further notice

MARSHALL — As Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz provided the state with another update with precautions toward COVID-19, the Minnesota State High School League did as well for spring activities and its participants. According to the MSHSL, effective immediately and ultimately continuing until Walz ...

SMSU golf announces third signing for 2020-21 season

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head women’s golf coach Ross Webskowski announced on Wednesday Ashley Trongard from Olivia, has signed a letter of intent to continue her academic and golf career at SMSU. Trongard, a senior at BOLD High School, is a three-time ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: NSIC announces 2019-20 winter All-Academic team

BURNSVILLE — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced the 2019-20 Winter All-Academic team with 27 Southwest Minnesota State University student-athletes being recognized during the winter season. To be eligible for the NSIC All-Academic Team, members must have a 3.20 ...

Camden names Academic All-Conference teams for winter sports

MARSHALL — The Camden Conference recently announced its Academic All-Conference teams for its winter sports, and several area athletes made the list. It is for any junior or senior with an accumulated GPA of 3.75 or higher. For Canby, Stephanie Birk and Marissa Traen made it for the dance ...

BEYOND THE SPORTS DESK: Opening week of NFL free agency a win for the NSIC

MARSHALL - Amid all of the closures and cancellations of the past week, one thing that has remained on schedule is the start of the new league year and free agency for the National Football League. While that has brought many changes to the NFL landscape near and far, there is one demographic ...