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PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Marshall falls to Waseca in BSC Championship

MARSHALL – After winning their respective divisions last week, the Marshall and Waseca girls basketball teams squared off for the second time this season, this time competing for the Big South Conference Championship. The Tigers and Bluejays were locked in a tight battle to start, but a pair ...

SMSU BASKETBALL: Three seniors making a big impact for Mustangs

MARSHALL – When a season nears its end, it's natural to reflect on the careers of seniors who are playing their final games. That's what Southwest Minnesota State University is doing this weekend for seniors Carter Kirk, Turner Moen and KJ Davis. The three seniors have put together some ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall boys basketball takes down Willmar, 76-62

WILLMAR — In a matchup of two of the top six ranked teams in Class AAA, it was No. 4 Marshall defeating No. 6 Willmar 76-62 on Friday. Trey Lance led Marshall with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Noah Puetz added 16 points and six rebounds in the win. Marshall (20-3) travels to Hutchinson ...

SMSU TENNIS: Mustang tennis faces UIU and WSU this weekend

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University women's team will look to secure its first conference win of the season this weekend with a pair of matches in Owatonna. SMSU (2-3, 0-2 NSIC) will take on Upper Iowa University (1-3, 1-1 NSIC) today starting at 5:30 p.m., before facing ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Minneota glides past Lakeview, 75-58

COTTONWOOD - The Minneota boys basketball team took an early lead and never took its foot off the gas pedal as the Vikings ran away with a 75-58 win over Lakeview on Thursday night. Despite the loss there were a lot of positive things that Lakers coach Jared Keaveny knows the team can take ...

SECTION WRESTLING: Marshall takes down Wildcats to begin section tournament

MARSHALL – The Marshall wrestling team entered their postseason looking to set the tone early in their Section 3AA North matchup against New London-Spicer Thursday night. The Tigers made sure they controlled the match as Marshall earned pins in 10 of its 14 weight classes en route to a 64-12 ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Minneota rolls by Adrian Area, 55-21

MINNEOTA — Minneota opened team section tournament play with a 55-21 win over Adrian Area on Thursday. The No. 1 seed in Section 3A and the No. 8-ranked team in Class A, Minneota recorded six pins in the victory. Eric Carrasco got things started by pinning Breyer Hieronimus in the first ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Ticket prices announced for SMSU NSIC Tournament game

MARSHALL – The annual Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and Sanford Health Women's and Men's Basketball Tournaments are set to begin next Wednesday at various campus sites. The SMSU men's basketball team will host an opening round game on Wednesday at 7 p.m. versus an opponent to be ...

YOUTH HOCKEY: Marshall youth hockey teams hit final regular season stretch

MARSHALL – The Marshall Area Hockey Association began winding up the regular season with a full weekend of hockey. The Squirt A and B teams participated in the lone weekend tournament, traveling to Brookings (S.D.). Pee Wee A and B, as well as the 12U girls will begin District 4 tournament ...

TUESDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sting cruise past Lancers, 82-63

GRANITE FALLS — Yellow Medicine East defeated Canby 82-63 on Tuesday. Madison Hinz led the way for YME with 23 points, including five 3-pointers. Anna McCosh added 18 points in the win. Sarah Hansen led Canby with 17 points, three assists and four steals. YME (16-6) plays at ...