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SMSU GOLF: Mustangs shoot 335 in opening round of Midwest Classic

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf team shot an opening round score of 55-over-par 335 and is currently tied for 20th at the 22-team Midwest Classic hosted the University of Central Missouri at the par 70 Mules National Golf Club. Northeastern State (Okla.) holds a ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Dawson-Boyd falls to CGB

GRACEVILLE — The Dawson-Boyd volleyball team fell to Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 3-0 (17-25, 19-25, 23-25) on Monday. Karoline Dahl led the way for Dawson-Boyd with 14 kills while Avery Bartunek added 10 and Megan Mamer had eight. Bartunek led in digs with 10 while Tarah Johnson and Dahl ...

AREA ATHLETICS: Four more into the hall

MARSHALL — The newest class of the Marshall Tiger M Club Hall of Fame was officially enshrined on Saturday evening at the Red Baron Arena and Expo, with Dawn (Cady) Sullivan, John Nefstead, Jackie (Clark) Cummings and Kelly (Clark) Jones representing the latest inductees. Sullivan graduated ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Area teams wrap up at Jimmy John’s Classic

MARSHALL — Multiple area teams wrapped up play at the Jimmy John’s Classic on Saturday, with Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, Westbrook-Walnut Grove, Dawson-Boyd, Lakeview and Murray County Central all taking part in the two-day tournament. Lakeview The Lakers won their pool play Friday to advance ...

NCAA FOOTBALL: NDSU runs streak to 26 in 37-3 win

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Trey Lance threw three touchdown passes and defending FCS champion North Dakota State defeated Illinois State 37-3 on Saturday. The Bison ran their win streak to 26 games, the second-longest in FCS history, matching one by James Madison (2016-17). The Bison won 33 ...

SMSU SOCCER: SMSU win streak snapped in battle of top NSIC teams

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State women's soccer team had its four-game winning streak come to a close with a 3-1 loss to Bemidji State in a battle of two of the top three teams in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference standings on Sunday afternoon at the Schwan Regional Event ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Strong defense carries Rebels past Sleepy Eye

SLAYTON — A stingy performance by the Murray County Central defense combined with a big day on the ground by running back Dylan Johnson helped to extend the team’s winning streak to three games on Friday as the Rebels blew past Sleepy Eye in a 29-8 final in Slayton. Throughout the first ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: No. 8 SMSU earns sweep against No. 22 Upper Iowa

MARSHALL — Another week, another tight battle against a ranked opponent for the Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball team. After facing then-No. 8 Northern State last Friday, the new No. 8 Mustangs squared off against No. 22 Upper Iowa University looking to keep their perfect ...

SMSU SWIMMING AND DIVING: SMSU selected eighth in NSIC preseason poll

BURNSVILLE — The Southwest Minnesota State University women's swimming & diving team was picked to finish eighth in the annual Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches' poll released on Thursday. SMSU is in its first season of competition since reinstating the program in ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Home sweet home

MARSHALL — It’s not often you see a team play nearly their entire regular season without a true home game. Despite having eight games as the home side of the scoreboard under its belt, the Marshall volleyball team had yet to play on its own floor due to an equipment fire over the summer ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Vikings take down Panthers, 3-0

TRACY — The Minneota volleyball team weathered an early storm by upset-minded Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Thursday and came out on top in a straight sets sweep for its eighth consecutive victory and 10th straight win in Camden Conference play. Minneota assistant coach Kaley Buysse said the ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Tigers hit the road to face Worthington

MARSHALL — The Marshall football team were faced with another section opponent last week, but continued to show its strong play on both sides the ball in a 68-0 victory over New Ulm. The Tigers rolled on the offensive end, including exploding for 42 points in the second quarter alone while ...