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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 ...

CLASS A GIRLS HOCKEY: Breck skates past Marshall in state opener, 9-2

ST PAUL - From the time second-seeded Breck School took the ice at the Class A girls hockey tournament on Wednesday at the Xcel Energy Center, the Golden Valley team wanted to come out firing. The Mustangs did just that, as Breck outshot the Marshall Tigers 54-15, found the back of the net ...

NSIC TOURNAMENT: SMSU’s season comes to a close in Moorhead

MOORHEAD - The Southwest Minnesota State women's basketball season came to a close on Wednesday following a 70-53 loss at MSU Moorhead in the first round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Women's Basketball Tournament. MSU Moorhead, the No. 2 seed from the North ...

AREA FIGURE SKATING: Local figure skaters pass competitive skating tests

EAGAN – Local figure skaters performed skating tests on February 19 in Eagan toward obtaining the coveted Senior Level of Skating. Autumn Dovre, of Minneota completed the first two tests in the U.S. Figure Skating Association's test structure for competitive skating. Dovre passed the ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU preps for four games in West St. Paul

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State softball team returns to the diamond today and Friday with four games in West St. Paul. The four non-conference games are part of the Dragon-Beaver Battle, hosted by MSU Moorhead and Bemidji State. The games will be played at the West St. Paul ...

AREA HOCKEY: Marshall 12U girls, Pee Wee A teams advance to regionals

MARSHALL – The Marshall Area Hockey Association had a successful weekend with two teams advancing to Minnesota Hockey Regional Tournaments. The 12U Girls are making their first-ever appearance in a regional tournament while the Pee Wee A team is making their third consecutive trip. 12U ...

TUESDAY BOYS BASKETBALL: Lakeview takes out Canby in first half, 85-58

CANBY – The Canby boys basketball team fell to Lakeview 85-58 on Tuesday. Zach Durfee led the way for the Lancers with 22 points while Riley Kockelman added 13 and Jacob Crowser had eight. Durfee led in rebounds with six while Kockelman led in assists with eight. Tate Varpness led the way ...