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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 ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Rock announces All-Conference teams

MARSHALL — The Red Rock Conference recently announced its All-Conference teams for boys basketball, and a few area players made the list. Leading the way for WWG was Ethan Mischke and Hunter Lien while Murray County Central had Blake Schmitz and Red Rock Central had Sam Helmer as its ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU’s Hannah Kohls named NSIC Golfer of the Week

BURNSVILLE — Southwest Minnesota State University junior Hannah Kohls was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Golfer of the Week on Monday following her play in a pair of tournaments last week in Arizona. Kohls, a native of Forest Lake, tied a school record last Friday with a ...

AREA ATHLETICS: Sticks and stones

MARSHALL — With the coronavirus pandemic putting a temporary halt on nearly all athletic events throughout the country, the inaugural Marshall Madness on Ice event held at Red Baron Arena filled the void for numerous men’s hockey players and curlers who came from all over to participate in ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Tomahawk announces its All-Conference team

MARSHALL — The Tomahawk Conference recently announced its all-conference team for boys basketball, and an area player made the list. Leading the way for Wabasso was Will Carlson. Joining him is Mitchell Buerkle and Decker Scheffler (Springfield), Chris Knowles and Jon Zinniel (New Ulm ...

STATE BASKETBALL: An abrupt ending

MINNEAPOLIS - Just as quickly as it began, it was over. The Minnesota State High School League continued its precautions towards the rapidly-growing COVID-19 pandemic on Friday with the cancellation of the rest of the winter sports season, just less than a day after an initial announcement ...

CLASS A GIRLS BASKETBALL: Setting the tone

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneota girls basketball team opened its quest towards another state championship Thursday with a familiar foe standing in its way. After falling to Minneota by 20 points in their state opener last season, the Warriors looked to reverse that outcome in the second ...

CLASS A GIRLS BASKETBALL: Vikings continue to make presence felt around glass

MINNEAPOLIS - For the past few seasons, the Minneota girls basketball team has relied on its strong presence inside, primarily led by Lydia Sussner. Despite not having Sussner's 5-foot-10 frame around the basket to control the rebounding game, it hasn't stopped the Vikings from utilizing their ...

NSIC ATHLETICS: NSIC suspends athletic activities

BURNSVILLE - Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) has announced the suspension of all athletic activities for each of its 16-member institutions. All NSIC contests are suspended immediately, ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU places third at Spring Challenge

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf team shot a 29-over 317 to finish in third place at the four-team SMSU Spring Challenge at Coldwater Golf Course on Thursday. The tournament was scheduled for two rounds, but was shortened to 18 holes. SMSU's Hannah Kohls shot a ...