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PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Marshall gets tripped up by Warriors, 49-43

MARSHALL— The Marshall boys basketball team found themselves in a deficit early during their game against Sioux Falls Washington on Thursday. The Tigers cut it close in the second half, but ultimately couldn’t come away with a win, as the Warriors defeated the Tigers 49-43. Although the ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Sting edge Panthers with late run, 41-33

TRACY - Shooters got to shoot. That’s a saying a basketball coach will say over and over again. The best way for a shooter to get out of a coldspell is to shoot his way out of it. That’s exactly what Yellow Medicine East’s Bennett Knapper did Thursday night. The junior guard was 1 of 8 ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Minneota’s Isaac Hennen named to All-State third team

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The 2017 Minnesota Associated Press All-State football team, as voted on by statewide media: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Owen King, Caledonia FIRST TEAM QB — Owen King, Caledonia RB — Solo Falaniko, Eden Prairie RB — Evan Hull, Maple Grove RB — Jason Williamson, ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Marshall fourth, Knights eighth in latest prep polls

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota boys' high school basketball rankings, as provided by Minnesota Basketball News, a statewide basketball publication. Class 4A 1. Eden Prairie (6-0) 2. Cretin-Derham Hall (5-1) 3. Hopkins (5-1) 4. Apple Valley (4-2) 5. Park Center (4-1) 6. ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Panthers top Minneota in battle of top area teams

MINNEOTA – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers picked up their fourth straight win on Tuesday with a tightly contested victory over the Minneota Vikings. TMB held Minneota's post player, Lydia Sussner to just four points in the second half. With TMB's defense swarming and forcing turnovers the ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall skates past Mankato East, 3-0

MARSHALL – The Marshall girls hockey team got out to a fast start and never looked back, shutting out Mankato East 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Tigers got things started near the midway mark of the first period, as Rachel VanKeulen fired one into the back of the net to give Marshall a 1-0 ...

PREP DANCE: Marshall hosts Big South conference meet

MARSHALL – In sports, competing on the road can bring a unique, and sometimes difficult, atmosphere. But there’s something about competing on your home floor that raises the comfortability bar to a whole new level. For the first time in nearly three years, the Marshall dance team got to ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Arrows slip past Knights, 47-45

TYLER - Tina Haroldson’s absence on the court was noticeable in the first half of Russell-Tyler-Ruthton’s game against Pipestone Area on Monday evening. The senior guard’s absence was felt even more so at the end of the second half for the Knights. With the Knights clinging to a 43-41 ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Mustangs drop exhibition game against UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's basketball closed out its pre-Christmas schedule with an 85-62 exhibition loss to Division I University of North Dakota on Monday night at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Though it was an exhibition game for SMSU, it was a ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Minneota wins conference clash against Lakeview, 75-59

MINNEOTA – The Minneota boys basketball team defeteated Lakeview 75-59 on Monday night. Thomas Hennen led the way for the Vikings with 23 points while Jacob Hennen added 18 and Logan Sussner had 18 as well. Sussner led in rebounds with nine while Thomas Hennen led in assists with five. ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU Volleyball Legacy Club Announces Fundraising Campaign

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball program in accordance with its Legacy Club announced today the start of its inaugural matching fundraising campaign in an effort to grow the SMSU Volleyball Endowment Fund. The campaign, which will run until the end of May 2018, ...

AREA SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club attends winter invite in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Southwest Swim Club attended the SFST Winter Invite on December 15-17 at the Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Seventeen swim clubs from Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota participated in the 3 day swim meet featuring over 350 athletes. Southwest ...