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SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: No room to run

MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota forced Southwest Minnesota State into 22 turnovers and limited the Mustangs to 33 percent shooting in earning a 73-48 victory in an exhibition men's college basketball game at Williams Arena on Monday night. Kenny Byers led the Mustangs with 15 points ...

PREP TENNIS: Marshall’s Gionna Parsa earns Big South All-Conference honors

MARSHALL — The Big South Conference announced its All-Conference teams for girls tennis and a Marshall Tiger made the list. In the West Division, the lone representative for the Tigers was Gionna Parsa. Joining the Marshall junior was St. James Area’s Ellie Becker, Jaelyn Haler, Gabriela ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs rank No. 15 in the latest AVCA poll

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball team (13-8, 7-6 NSIC), is ranked 15th in this week's American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25 Division II weekly poll released on Monday afternoon. SMSU is 13-8 overall and 7-6 in the conference after a 0-2 ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU announces fall award winners

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State baseball program recently announced its 2019 fall awards following the conclusion of fall practice and several intra-squad games. Members of the 2019-20 team voted upon the awards for the fall season. Senior shortstop Nathan Kuhn and junior first ...

SECTION 2AAAA FOOTBALL: Survive and advance

MARSHALL — After closing out its regular season with a 42-0 victory over Jordan last week, the No. 2 Marshall football team knew their second meeting was going to be much different. With a trip to the Section 2AAAA championship game and their seasons at stake, the Tigers and Hubmen put on a ...

SECTION 5A FOOTBALL: Lancers shut out Vikings, reach title game

MINNEOTA — For the first time since the 2014 season, the Canby football team will return to the Section 5A championship game after blanking Minneota 13-0 on Saturday at K.P. Kompelien Field. The third-seeded Lancers relied on their bread and butter mix of mistake-free football on offense ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: Fast start propels MSUM to 23-14 victory over SMSU

MARSHALL — Both Southwest Minnesota State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead football programs had a pair of streaks it wanted to break entering Saturday. On one side, the Mustangs were still in search of its first home victory of the season. The other, a Dragons group looking ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs drop a five-set match to the Bulldogs on Saturday

DULUTH — After going up two sets, No. 11 Southwest (13-8, 7-6) Minnesota State dropped a five-set match to Minnesota Duluth (19-2, 12-1 NSIC) on Saturday night at the Romano Gymnasium. The Mustangs hit .215 to total 62 team kills with 25 errors as the Bulldogs hit .193 with 54 team kills ...

SMSU SOCCER: Defense comes up big late for SMSU in 2-1 win over SCSU

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University soccer team had to rely on its defense late in their thrilling overtime victory against Minnesota Duluth on Friday. In another key game on Sunday, the Mustangs’ efforts on their own side of the field were tested again, and SMSU was able to ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Dawson-Boyd falls short to BOLD in section semifinals

OLIVIA — The No. 4 Dawson-Boyd football team fell to No. 1 BOLD 23-6 in the Section 5A semifinals on Saturday. Brenden Stulz led the way for Dawson-Boyd with 71 passing yards and a touchdown while Josh Anyasike led in rushing with 64 yards and Micah Olson led in receiving with 47 yards while ...

NCAA FOOTBALL: Cofield’s late TD run lifts NDSU to 28th straight win

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Adam Cofield sprinted 71 yards on fourth down for a touchdown with 2½ minutes left and FCS top-ranked North Dakota State claimed its 28th straight victory with a 23-16 win over South Dakota State on Saturday. The Bison (8-0, 4-0 Missouri Valley Conference) were ...

SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: SMSU men place 12th, women 15th at NSIC Championships

WAYNE, Neb. — The Southwest Minnesota State men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships on Saturday at Wayne Country Club. The men’s team placed 12th out of 14 teams with a score of 377 while the women’s team finished in ...

PREP SWIMMING: Marshall edges St. Peter, wins conference title

MARSHALL — When the Marshall girls swimming and diving team faced St. Peter earlier in the season, the Tigers were able to edge the Saints in a come-from-behind victory. In the regular season finale, the two Big South Conference foes put their skills to the test once more, this time with a ...

NCAA FOOTBALL: Marking territory

MARSHALL — One player likes to sack the quarterback. One player likes to elude sacks. Both players will be on display Saturday afternoon in Brookings, South Dakota, as defensive end Reece Winkelman and the No. 3-ranked South Dakota State University Jackrabbits will host quarterback Trey ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Tigers ready for rematch against Jordan in section opener today

MARSHALL — After falling just short to Jordan in their regular season finale a year ago, the Marshall football team made sure to not have a repeat performance, as the Tigers rolled to a 42-0 victory last Wednesday and wrap up the regular season undefeated. Marshall coach Terry Bahlmann said ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Top-seeded Vikings take out No. 9 LQPV, 3-0

MINNEOTA — The No. 1 seeded Minneota volleyball team opened its Section 3A tournament with a 3-0 victory over No. 9 Lac qui Parle Valley on Friday. Abby Hennen led the way for the Vikings with 11 kills while Abby Frie added 10 and Abby Rost had seven. Abby Hennen, Natalee Rolbiecki and ...

SECTION 3A VOLLEYBALL: No. 2 Panthers cruise past No. 7 Eagles in three sets

TRACY — Prior to Friday’s Section 3A matchup against Southwest Minnesota Christian, it had been nearly a week since the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton volleyball team had last competed in a match. Despite the long layoff, the second-seeded Panthers came out firing on all cylinders in set one and ...