×

Local Sports

SMSU FOOTBALL: Gimbel record-setting day leads SMSU past UMary

BISMARCK, N.D. - Southwest Minnesota State's Blake Gimbel passed for 356 yards and five touchdowns and also rushed for a touchdown to pace the Mustangs to an impressive 54-24 road victory over the University of Mary on Saturday at MDU Resources Community Bowl. It was a record-setting day for ...

AREA HOCKEY: Closing ceremonies

MARSHALL – A few weeks ago, dozens of area kids laced up hockey skates and put on pads for the first time and slowly made their way to the ice. As the weeks progressed, their confidence improved and their excitement increased, and on Sunday afternoon at the Red Baron Arena and Expo, the ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU sweeps BSU to end weekend play

BEMIDJI ­- The Southwest Minnesota State Volleyball team ended its weekend road series with a sweep of Bemidji State on Saturday afternoon at the BSU Gymnasium. SMSU (12-5, 7-2 NSIC) defeated (5-12, 2-7 NSIC) with a collective .333 team hitting percentage. Taylor Reiss and Sarina Smith tied ...

PREP GIRLS SOCCER: Tigers fall to St. Peter, 3-1

MARSHALL – The last time the Marshall girls soccer team took on the St. Peter Saints it was their season opener and their first game competing at the varsity level, ending in a lopsided 6-0 defeat. Flash forward a month into the season and the Tigers once again took on the Saints, but with a ...

SMSU SOCCER: Mustangs fall to No. 7 Bemidji State

BEMIDJI – The Southwest Minnesota State women's soccer team fell 4-0 to No. 7 Bemidji State to conclude the road series weekend on Sunday afternoon. BSU (10-0, 7-0 NSIC) outshot SMSU (3-6, 3-4 NSIC), 22 to six in the Beaver's 10th consecutive victory. The Mustangs defeated Minnesota ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU finishes eighth at Augustana Invitational

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf team closed the Augustana Invite on Sunday with a second round score of 346 and finished in eighth place with a score of 681 at the 10-team, 36-hole invite played at Elmwood Golf Course. Augustana won the invite with a score of ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: SMSU heads back to the road to face the University of Mary today

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State University (1-3, 1-3 NSIC South) steps out of NSIC South divisional play for the next four weeks as it embarks a trip to Bismarck, N.D., to face the University of Mary (0-4, 0-4 NSIC North) today, with kickoff set for 2 p.m. at the MDU Resources ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Second-half Stinger

COTTONWOOD – Yellow Medicine East tailback Ethan Peterson got the ball early and often in Friday night’s contest with the Lakeview Lakers as he steamrolled his way to a 256-yard, two-touchdown night to help play spoiler to the Lakers’ homecoming with a 34-20 victory. Providing a ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tigers pull away from Bluejays late, win 19-18

WASECA – The Marshall and Waseca football teams added another classic chapter to their storied rivalry on Friday night, with the two Big South powerhouses battling it out right to the end. The Tigers faced an early deficit, but worked their way back in the second half and got a key touchdown ...

SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: Mustangs compete today at Roy Griak Invitational

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's and men's cross country teams resume competition today competing at the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota. One of the nation's premiere cross country events, the Roy Griak Invitational will ...

SMSU SOCCER: SMSU cruises past UMC

CROOKSTON - The Southwest Minnesota State women's soccer team earns its third road victory of the season at Minnesota Crookston on Friday afternoon. SMSU led in the 4-1 victory with 28 to five shots and 22 to four in shots on goal. SMSU (3-5, 3-3 NSIC) was led by Abbey Hoisington who scored ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU travels to Sioux Falls this weekend for the Augie Invitational

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women's golf team continues its fall schedule this weekend competing at the Augustana Fall Invite on at Elmwood Golf Course in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The 10-team, 36-hole invite gets underway on Saturday morning with SMSU's first tee ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: No. 12 Mustangs bounce back with sweep against Golden Eagles

CROOKSTON - The 12th ranked Southwest Minnesota State volleyball team returned to the win column on Friday night with a 25-14, 25-18, 25-18 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Minnesota Crookston at Lysaker Gym. SMSU, which improves to 11-5 overall, 6-2 NSIC, finished the ...

THE NEXT LEVEL: Tigers in the Valley

MARSHALL - In recent years, Marshall High School has had a number of players go on to play football in college. Many of them have played at the Division III level, but some players have gotten an opportunity to play at Division II and even Division I. This year, we're already seeing some of ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Marshall pushes past Huskies in five

MARSHALL – The Tigers pulled out a gutsy Big South Conference victory over the Jackson County Central Huskies on Thursday that would take five hard-fought sets to decide. In the end, the Tigers rallied back from a disappointing fourth set loss to win convincingly in the fifth to hand the ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Lakeview looks to earn homecoming win over YME

COTTONWOOD – Entering tonight’s contest between the Yellow Medicine East Sting and the Lakeview Lakers, both teams have done their due diligence in game planning for what the opposing team will bring schematically, but are even more determined to clean up their own mental errors that have ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall ready for key game against Waseca

MARSHALL – Coming off its second shutout of the season, a 58-0 victory over New Ulm, the Marshall football team will turn its attention to a familiar foe tonight: the Waseca Bluejays. The Tigers defeated the Bluejays in last year’s Section 2AAAA title game 41-13. Last week, Bryce Paulsen ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Minneota cruises past Renville County West in three

MINNEOTA – The Minneota volleyball team defeated Renville County West 3-0 on Thursday, winning by scores of 25-9, 25-7 and 25-11. Natalee Rolbiecki led the way for the Vikings with 15 kills while Lizzy Gillingham added 12 and Abby Hennen had nine. Abby Hennen also led in digs with 20 while ...