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AMATEUR BASEBALL: Irish drop to Sacred Heart

MILROY – A seven-run first inning for the visiting Sacred Heart Saints that featured three Milroy Irish fielding errors was enough to put the home team behind the eight ball the rest of the way in what would end up being a 14-0 rout at Irish Yard. With the loss, the Irish move to 2-1 on the ...

NCAA TRACK AND FIELD: SDSU competes at Summit League Championships

MACOMB, Ill. - The South Dakota State track and field teams walked off Hanson Field with three post-season accolades, nine event crowns, and 25 all-league performers after the dust settled at 2019 Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Jackrabbit men finished runner-up (230 ...

SMSU TENNIS: Serving up success

MARSHALL – Hugh Curtler has been around the game of tennis for a long time. He’s been a certified USPTA pro for more than 30 years and had a legendary college coaching career that spanned more than a decade here in Marshall. Tonight, Curtler will have something else to add to that list, ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Marshall splits pair of games against Luverne

MARSHALL – As the regular season winds down and the section playoffs gets closer and closer, the Marshall softball team had been searching for a signature win to generate some confidence heading into the postseason. In Thursday night’s doubleheader with Luverne, they may have just found it, ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tigers compete in St. Cloud Invitational

ST CLOUD — The Marshall boys and girls golf teams battled chilly conditions to perform well at St. Cloud Country Club on Thursday. The girls finished second as a team with a score of 356, while the Marshall boys finished their day with a team score of 333. According to Marshall girls golf ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Tigers drop doubleheader against Pipestone Area

MARSHALL – The red-hot Pipestone Area softball team entered Tuesday’s doubleheader with Marshall in the midst of a nine-game winning streak that dates back all the way to their second game of the season. Showing no signs of cooling off any time soon, the Arrows kept their impressive ...

PREP TRACK: Marshall competes in True Team section meet

MARSHALL — The Marshall Tigers hosted the Section 2AA True Team meet on Tuesday. The Marshall girls placed sixth with 445 points, while the Tigers finished seventh on the boys side with 447 points. Luverne advanced to True Team state on the girls side with 580 points, while Jordan took ...

PREP BASEBALL: Timely response

MARSHALL – After a tough offensive outing on Monday, it didn’t take the Marshall baseball team very long to get back on track at the plate. Utilizing a 15-hit day to the fullest extent, the Tigers broke out for 11 runs on Tuesday – including seven in the second inning – en route to an ...

PREP GOLF: Tigers earn dual win against Redwood Valley

MARSHALL – The Marshall boys and girls golf teams returned home on Tuesday to host Redwood Valley in conference action. The Tigers were able to earn a dual sweep, shooting a team score of 159 on the boys side and 165 on the girls side while Redwood Valley shot 167 on the boys side and 237 on ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Marshall earns doubleheader split against Waseca

MARSHALL – It was a tale of two distinctly different games in Marshall’s doubleheader with Waseca on Monday as the Tigers opened the twinbill with a 7-3 win by utilizing a sharp-performance defensively and at the plate. In Game 2, the offensive surge continued, but an error-riddled effort ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall gets tripped up by Hutchinson, 2-1

HUTCHINSON – The Marshall baseball team fell in a tight 2-1 loss to Hutchinson on Monday. Hutchinson struck first in the bottom of the first with a run before the two teams went back and forth trading scoreless innings. Marshall would get a run in the top of the seventh to tie things at ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Marshall to hold pair of fundraisers this week

MARSHALL – The Marshall softball team will be holding a pair of fundraisers this week during its gams. Tonight, the Tigers will be hosting a roast beef sandwich meal during their doubleheader against Pipestone, with games beginning at 4 p.m. Marshall will also hold a Strikeout Cancer ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Multiple track and field teams compete at Dakota Relays

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Multiple area track and field teams competed at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays, including Canby/Minneota, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd, Marshall and Wabasso on Friday and Saturday. For Canby/Minneota, Grace Drietz earned a seventh place finish in the 1600 meters with ...