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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Knights top MACCRAY with strong first half

TYLER - The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights continued their early season dominance with a convincing 72-32 victory over MACCRAY. Garrett Kern led the way with 22 points. Westin Kirk scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds. Cooper Hansen scored 14 points and dished out six assists. With the ...

PREP GIRLS HOCKEY: Marshall girls hockey rout Fairmont early, 10-1

MARSHALL— The Marshall girls hockey team kicked off a doubleheader matchup against Fairmont Thursday evening in style, as the Tigers erupted for 10 goals en route to a 10-1 victory over the Cardinals. The Tigers skated out to a quick start and the offense found its groove early on. Marshall ...

PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Winning streak pushes to seven for Tigers

MARSHALL - Despite the colder temperatures outside the Marshall boys hockey team brought the heat on the ice Thursday night as they took on the Fairmont Cardinals at the Red Baron Arena and Expo. The Tigers paced the night with their aggressive defense and steady offense, ultimately beating the ...

PREP WRESTLING: Marshall takes down Cobras in dual

MARSHALL – The Marshall wrestling team continued its dominant start to the season, and Thursday night’s 59-10 dual victory over Windom Area came with an achievement. The Tigers clinched the Big South Conference West Division with the victory, and Marshall coach Justin Bouwman said he was ...

PREP GYMNASTICS: Marshall sets season high in win over Windom Area

MARSHALL – The Marshall gymnastics team not only improved on their season-high score during their meet on Thursday, they shattered it. The Tigers defeated Windom/Mountain Lake Area 131.725-124.150, and Marshall coach Larvita McFarquhar was extremely pleased with her team’s ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: YME holds off Dawson-Boyd in second half, 59-52

DAWSON - The Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks ran out of time on Thursday evening. The Blackjacks trailed Yellow Medicine East, 54-34 with under seven minutes to play. The Blackjacks outscored the Sting 18-5 in the final seven minutes, but their comeback bid came up just short as they fell 59-52. “I ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall boys basketball speeds past Windom Area

WINDOM — Marshall defeated Windom Area 69-53 on Thursday. Trey Lance paced the Marshall offense with 21 points and five rebounds. Matt Onken added 14points in the win. With the win, Marshall (11-3) remains perfect in Big South action. The Tigers will host Waseca on ...

BIG TEN ATHLETICS: Hmielewski leaves Gopher football team to focus on baseball

MARSHALL - Drew Hmielewski was a three-sport athlete at Marshall High School, playing football, basketball, and baseball for the Tigers. After graduating from MHS in 2016, he had an opportunity to be a two-sport athlete at the Division I level, playing football and baseball at the University of ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: SMSU begins four-game road stretch at CSP and MSU

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State will begin a stretch of four consecutive road games with a weekend trip to play at Concordia-St. Paul and Minnesota State this Friday and Saturday night respectively. SMSU will take on Concordia-St. Paul at 6 p.m., from the Gangelhoff Center in St. Paul, ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Panthers ranked 10th in latest polls

(AP) – The Minnesota girls' high school basketball rankings, as provided by Minnesota Basketball News, a statewide basketball publication. Class 4A 1. Eastview (14-0) 2. Wayzata (17-0) 3. Hopkins (15-2) 4. Lakeville North (11-4) 5. St. Michael-Albertville (11-3) 6. ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Wabasso races past Dawson-Boyd in first half

DAWSON - The Wabasso Rabbits raced out to an 11-2 lead against the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks and never looked back. Wabasso’s fast start propelled them to their fourth straight victory as they defeated the Blackjacks 77-37. Allison Fenger opened the scoring for the Rabbits with a layup off an ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Strong first half guides Tigers to win over JCC

MARSHALL – The Marshall girls basketball team used a 14-point halftime lead to its advantage, as the Tigers defeated Jackson County Central 68-43 on Tuesday. Jordyn Hilgemann led the way for the Tigers with 23 points while Kaia Sueker added 22, including connecting on six 3-pointers, and ...

SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU returns to its NSIC schedule with two conference duals

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State will return to its conference schedule this week as they face back-to-back NSIC opponents this Thursday and Friday night. SMSU will travel to take on Augustana on Thursday night at 7 p.m., followed by its first home conference dual against Northern State ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Key run separates RTR from Flying Dutchmen

TYLER - The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights outscored Edgerton 29-15 in the second half of their game on Monday to come away with a 53-34 victory. The strong second half was set up by a 9-0 RTR run to close out the first half. “We took care of the boards and we were much more aggressive on ...