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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Strong second half fuels comeback win for Marshall

MANKATO — The Marshall girls basketball team overcame an 11-point halftime deficit with a huge second half to earn a 67-54 victory over Mankato West on Saturday. Trailing 26-15 at the break, the Tigers outscored the Scarlets 52-28 in the second frame to come away with the win. Jordyn ...

PREP GIRLS HOCKEY: Conference clash

MARSHALL — A tie-breaking goal by Logan Sherman in the waning seconds of the second period stood as the game-winner for the Marshall girls hockey team in Friday’s pivotal Big South Conference matchup at home against Minnesota River. The 2-1 victory for the Tigers moves them into third ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Mustangs battle, but fall just short to Vikings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Southwest Minnesota State men's basketball battled one of the top teams in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference on Friday night, but Augustana made enough clutch free throws in the final minute of the game to hold on for a 64-61 victory at the Sanford ...

AREA ATHLETICS: The voice of Marshall

MARSHALL — A lot has changed in local media over the past 20 years, but one name and voice has remained constant through it all. That name is Ryan Rohlik, but you may know him better by his nickname, “Swami.” “Swami” is the morning show host for Marshall Radio’s KKCK station, ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: WWG opens New Year with 75-57 win over YME

GRANITE FALLS — Westbrook-Walnut Grove got a strong individual performance on the road from Ethan Mischke to help defeat Yellow Medicine East 75-57 on Thursday. Mischke led all scorers with 26 points. Nathan Ross added nine points in the win, while Colton Pilaczynski and Sam Kleven ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Tigers roll past Benilde-St. Margaret’s

MARSHALL — With the goal of maintaining its pristine record into the New Year serving as an extra layer of motivation, the Marshall girls basketball team battled hard for all 36 minutes of play in Tuesday’s Borch’s Holiday Classic finale and were rewarded with a dominant 62-37 win over ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Knights fall short against Springfield

MARSHALL — The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton girls basketball team knew they had a challenging task in front of them on Tuesday when they squared off against Springfield, who entered with a 6-1 record and owned a five-game win streak. Despite being in the midst of a tough stretch, the Knights went ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Minneota escapes against BBE, 45-44

MARSHALL — The top-ranked Minneota girls basketball team has been on a strong offensive stretch in its recent string of games, averaging nearly 68 points per game in its past five contests. But Tuesday’s matchup against Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in the Borch’s Holiday Classic forced the ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lancers can’t get past St. Clair, 58-52

MARSHALL — Numerous inopportune fouls and turnovers proved to be the difference in the Canby girls basketball team’s 58-52 loss to St. Clair on Tuesday at the Borch’s Holiday Classic tournament. The loss drops the Lancers to 2-5 on the season. Reflecting on his team’s performance, ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Staying balanced

MARSHALL — The eighth-ranked Marshall girls basketball team knew it would take a spirited effort on both ends of the floor in order to come out on top against South Dakota’s defending AAA state champion, Brandon Valley, in their first matchup of the Borch’s Holiday Classic on Monday. ...

NCAA FOOTBALL: Andries, Gophers prepare for bowl game against Auburn

MARSHALL — The University of Minnesota football team has had a lot of time to get ready for its next game. After suffering their second loss of the season against Wisconsin on Nov. 30, the No. 16 Gophers have spent the past month preparing for their bowl game against No. 9 Auburn ...

YOUTH BOYS HOCKEY: MAHA Pee Wee B team defeats Windom

WINDOM — The Marshall Amateur Hockey Association Pee Wee B team traveled to Windom on Sunday, picking up a 3-0 win over the Eagles in District 4 action. Both teams came out slow in the first period with neither team able to find the back of the net. In the second period, Brenden Weller ...