×

Local Sports

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU earns split in Florida

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -Southwest Minnesota State's Alli Christians pitched the Mustangs to an 8-0 final over American International to close out play in SMSU's annual spring break trip on Thursday afternoon at DiamondPlex softball complex. The Mustangs finished the trip with a 9-7 record after ...

NCAA ATHLETICS: NCAA cancels championships

MARSHALL - NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships announced on Thursday. This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat, our ability to ensure the events do not contribute to spread of the pandemic, ...

AREA ATHLETICS: Red Baron Arena to host Marshall Madness on Ice

MARSHALL - If you’re looking for an exciting sporting event to attend around the Marshall area, the Red Baron Arena is the place to be this weekend. The facility will play host to the inaugural “Marshall Madness on Ice” event complete with a five-team adult hockey tournament that ...

PREP FOOTBALL: ‘It was the right place’

MARSHALL — After a quarterback helps his team score a touchdown, the kicker usually comes in to add the extra point and complete the play. When it came to announcing their colleges, Konnor Aufenthie and Hugo Cifuentes had a similar thought process. The two Marshall seniors signed their ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Minneota ready for state opener against Red Lake

MINNEOTA — Boasting a 30-1 record with the No. 1 overall seed, the top-ranked Minneota girls basketball team enters the Class A state tournament on the hunt for its second straight state championship after previously defeating Goodhue in the 2018-2019 finals. The Vikings enter the ...

SMSU GOLF: Mustangs close SMSU Spring Invite with fifth place finish

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. — The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf team completed the SMSU Spring Invite at the Wigwam Resort Red course finishing in fifth place at the seven-team with a two-round score of 85-over-par 661. Lindenwood (Mo.) won the team title with a score of 23-over-par ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Rock announces All-Conference teams

MARSHALL — The Red Rock Conference announced its All-Conference teams for girls basketball on Tuesday, and a few area players made the list. Leading the way for Red Rock Central was Nicole Schroepfer and Karli Arkell while Shelby Christensen was the lone representative for Murray County ...

PREP HOCKEY: ‘Dream come true’

MARSHALL - Less than a year ago in June, Marshall hockey’s all-time scoring leader Mason Plante signed a North American Hockey League tender to continue his career with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs in Alaska after a dominant senior season with the Tigers. Clearly unfazed by the frigid weather, ...

SMSU BASEBALL: Mustangs win slugfest over Beavers

TUCSON, Ariz. – Southwest Minnesota State got back in the win column on Monday morning cracking out a season-high 23 hits in earning a 16-9 non-conference victory over Bemidji State in college baseball at the Kino Sports Complex. SMSU improves to 5-5 on the season and had eight different ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs cap off winning day with walk-off HR

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – The Southwest Minnesota State softball team (5-5) went 2-0 for the second straight day at The Spring Games with a 14-3 victory over Glenville State (8-11) and a walk-off two-run homer from freshman Jillian Noel, would earn the Mustangs an 8-7 victory over Lake Erie (1-7) ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Tomahawk Conference announces its All-Conference team

MARSHALL — The Tomahawk Conference announced its All-Conference teams for girls basketball over the weekend, and a few area players made the list. Leading the way for Wabasso was Sarah Franta. Joining her are Madison Mathiowetz and Sydney Windschitl (Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s), Sydney Hauger ...

SMSU GOLF: Mustangs open spring season with round of 334

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. – The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf opened the 2020 spring season Monday shooting a 46-over-par 334 and is currently in fifth place at the seven-team SMSU Spring Invite at the Wigwam Resort Red course. Hannah Kohls led the Mustangs on Monday with 3-over 75 ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU takes out DWU 13-3, battles Concordia-St. Paul

Editor’s note: The Mustangs and Golden Bears were in the eighth inning of Sunday’s game when this edition went to press. CSP led SMSU 4-0. TUCSON, Ariz. — Southwest Minnesota State collected 15 hits, including three by Nathan Kuhn and Jake Hendricks and used solid pitching from Justin ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs earn two victories on first day of The Spring Games

AUBURNDALE, Fla. — The Southwest Minnesota State softball team (3-5) kicked off the annual spring break trip to Central Florida with a 9-1 victory over Nyack (N.Y.) (0-1) in five innings and an 11-3 victory over Assumption (Mass.) (1-3) at the Auburndale Softball Complex on Sunday ...