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SMSU TENNIS: SMSU drops final match in North Dakota on Saturday

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis lost to MSU Moorhead by a score of 7-2 on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's tennis at the Capital Racquet and Fitness Center. SMSU picked up a victory at No. 2 doubles as Paige Janka and Olivia Watzke ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Tigers earn No. 6 seed in Section 2AAA Tournament

MARSHALL - ­The Marshall Tigers have earned the No. 6 seed in the Section 2AAA girls basketball tournament. The Tigers will play at No. 3 Waseca on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The winner will advance to the section semi-finals on Saturday. The complete Section 2AAA bracket can be found at ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU splits two games to close Dragon-Beaver Battle

WEST. ST. PAUL – The Southwest Minnesota State softball team closed off a successful two-day trip to the West St. Paul Dome splitting a pair of games on Friday at the Dragon-Beaver Battle co-hosted by MSU Moorhead and Bemidji State. SMSU lost its first game of the day on Friday to ...

SMSU TENNIS: Mustangs drop tight match to U-Mary, 5-4

BISMARCK, N.D. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis team battled but came up just short in dropping a 5-4 match to the University of Mary in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's tennis on Friday night at the Capital Racquet & Fitness Center. SMSU, now 3-5 overall, 1-4 ...

SMSU WRESTLING: Four Mustangs reach day two at NCAA Regional

ST. CLOUD – Cortez Arredondo picked up a pair of victories, including defeating the No. 3 ranked individual at 157 pounds, to help pace the Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team at the Super Region 3 Championships on Friday hosted by St. Cloud State University. Arredondo is the lone ...

CLASS A GIRLS HOCKEY: Red Wing shuts out Marshall in consolation semis

MINNEAPOLIS – The Marshall girls hockey team had hopes of extending their season and playing in the consolation championship of the Class A tournament, but those hopes were extinguished when they fell to third-seed Red Wing 7-0 in the consolation semifinals on Thursday at Ridder Arena on the ...

SECTION 3A BOYS HOCKEY: Strong third period lifts Tigers over Redwood Valley

MARSHALL - The Marshall boys hockey team entered their Section 3A tournament game against Redwood Valley looking to come out strong. The Tigers were able to get a goal in the opening period, but it was their third period play that gave Marshall a boost, with the home team coming away with a 3-1 ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU’s Bruggeman and Kirk collect All-NSIC honors

BURNSVILLE – The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced Wednesday that Southwest Minnesota State University men's basketball player Ryan Bruggeman has been named first team All-NSIC, while teammate Carter Kirk has been named second team All-NSIC as selected by the league's 16 head ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU’s Rodning named second team All-NSIC

BURNSVILLE – The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced Wednesday that Southwest Minnesota State University women's basketball player Caleigh Rodning has been named second team All-NSIC as selected by the league's 16 head coaches. Rodning is the first SMSU player to earn either ...

SMSU TRACK AND FIELD: SMSU ready for Indoor NSIC Championships

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women's and men's track and field teams will travel to Mankato today and Saturday for the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships at Myers Field House on the campus of Minnesota State University. Field events will get ...

SMSU TENNIS: Mustangs travel to North Dakota for a pair of matches

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women's team continues Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play today and Saturday in Bismarck, North Dakota. SMSU (3-4, 1-3 NSIC) will take on the University of Mary (1-3, 1-3 NSIC) today starting at 3 p.m., before facing MSU Moorhead ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU picks up first wins of season in West St. Paul

WEST ST. PAUL – The Southwest Minnesota State softball team picked up its first two victories of the season on Thursday defeating MSU Moorhead 10-2 and Bemidji State 5-3 in non-conference games at the Dragon-Beaver Battle co-hosted by MSUM and BSU at the West St. Paul Dome. Kali Tomlinson ...