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PREP GIRLS SOCCER: Marshall earns No. 12 seed in Section 2A tournament

MARSHALL — The Marshall girls soccer team earned the No. 12 seed in the Section 2A tournament on Wednesday. Marshall will host No. 13 Faribault next Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Regional Event Center at SMSU, with an official game time still to be announced. The complete Section 2A bracket is ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall, Minneota move up in latest prep polls

Minneapolis (AP) — The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of October 2, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers: Class AAAAAA School Total Points Prv 1. Lakeville North ...

PREP BOYS SOCCER: Late goal pushes Tigers past Cardinals, 1-0

MARSHALL — With 6:14 left to play in a scoreless game against Fairmont, Marshall’s Mookae Stee broke the deadlock with his eighth goal of the year in what stood as the game-winner for the Tigers in a 1-0 final score. Teammate Hugo Cifuentes said the focus in Tuesday’s win was to ...

PREP SWIMMING: Pushing forward

MARSHALL — Coming off an impressive victory in Willmar last week, the Marshall girls swimming and diving team returned home with a challenging task in front of them against Mound Westonka/Holy Family. The Tigers posted several strong times – including some season-bests – throughout the ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall earns sweep over Pipestone Area

PIPESTONE — Marshall defeated Pipestone Area 3-0 (25-13, 25-10, 25-7) on Tuesday. Logan Sherman led the way for Marshall with 11 kills along with 10 set assists. Bria Morris added nine kills in the win, while Mia Schnaible recorded a team-high 25 digs. Marshall coach Dan Westby said the ...

AREA ATHLETICS: MCS to hold winter sports league meetings tonight

MARSHALL – Marshall Community Services will be hosting an organizational meeting tonight for their winter adult sports leagues. The Men’s Recreational Basketball and Men’s Over 30 basketball league meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. while the Men’s volleyball, Co-Recreational ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Knights overcome slow start, take down Rebels in sweep

SLAYTON — The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton volleyball team shook off a slow start in the opening set of Monday’s non-conference matchup against Murray County Central before finding its rhythm for the remainder of the match to defeat the Rebels in straight sets. RTR’s Haley Muenchow, who ...

PREP TENNIS: Marshall earns No. 7 seed in Section 2AA South team tournament

MARSHALL — The Marshall tennis team earned the No. 7 seed in the upcoming Section 2AA South tennis tournament on Monday. Marshall will open play at No. 2 Jordan this afternoon at 4 p.m. The winner will advance to the Sect 2AA semifinals to be played on Thursday. Below are the Section ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs move up to No. 8 in AVCA national poll

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball team (10-2, 4-0 NSIC) moves up one spot to No. 8 in this week's American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25 Division II weekly poll released on Monday afternoon. SMSU is 10-2 overall and 4-0 in the conference ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sting fall to Redwood Valley

REDWOOD FALLS — The Yellow Medicine East volleyball team fell to Redwood Valley 3-0 (17-25, 13-25, 14-25) on Monday. Madison Hinz led the way for the Sting with five kills while Alli Steffen and Jadyn Sakry each added four. Steffen led in digs with nine while Hinz led in set assists with ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Answering the call

MARSHALL — After earning a spirited come-from-behind victory against No. 8 Northern State University on Friday, the No. 9 Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball team hoped to continue that momentum on Saturday afternoon against MSU Moorhead. The Mustangs did just that, holding on in ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Culhane honored before match

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball coach Terry Culhane can recall the first time he was on the sideline leading the Mustangs. What he didn’t know at the time, though, was the journey it would take him on. That match, a 3-0 sweep over Colorado State-Pueblo on Aug. ...

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Marshall girls compete at Roy Griak Invite

FALCON HEIGHTS — The Marshall girls cross country team competed at the Roy Griak Invite on Saturday, placing 23rd with a score of 636. Cherry Creek took first with a score of 75 while Naperville North took second (165) and Stillwater took third (186). Kate Bucher led the way for the Tigers ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Strong first quarter propels Wabasso past Adrian, 34-0

WABASSO — With an opening drive touchdown, the Wabasso football team set the tone right out the gate in Saturday’s homecoming game matchup against Adrian and kept its foot on the gas all the way to the end in a 34-0 shutout victory over the Dragons. Rabbits coach Joe Kemp identified the ...

SMSU SOCCER: SMSU advances win streak with victory over MSUM

MOORHEAD — The Southwest Minnesota State soccer team (5-1, 3-1 NSIC) advanced its three-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory over MSU Moorhead (3-2-2, 1-2-1 NSIC) on Sunday afternoon at Nemzek Soccer Field. This is the first time the Mustangs have had three consecutive conference ...

SMSU GOLF: Weg finishes tied for 11th as SMSU places sixth at Augustana Invite

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf team recorded a sixth place finish at the 10-team Augustana Invite held on Saturday and Sunday at Elmwood Golf Course. SMSU, which shot a 327 and was in fourth place following round one on Saturday, carded a score of 342 on ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall cruises past New Ulm in homecoming victory

MARSHALL — A 59-point first half guided by a four-touchdown burst by quarterback Konnor Aufenthie gave the Marshall football team the lift it needed to dispatch the visiting Eagles of New Ulm in a 68-0 final. The Tiger defense, which limited the Eagles to just 15 yards of total offense and ...