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TUESDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Lancers get tripped up by MACCRAY

CLARA CITY – The Canby boys basketball team fell to MACCRAY 65-54 on Tuesday. Zach Durfee led the way for the Lancers with 19 points while Blake Mercer added 11 and Riley Kockelman and Jacob Crowser chipped in eight each. Mercer and Crowser led in rebounds with seven apiece while Ethan ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights rout Dawson-Boyd to remain undefeated

TYLER - A fast start for the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights proved to be the difference Tuesday evening. In a battle of Camden Conference powers the Knights jumped out to a 17-3 lead against the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks. That early hole proved to be too much to overcome for the Blackjacks, as they ...

PREP WRESTLING: Marshall earns sweep in home triangular

MARSHALL – The Marshall wrestling team has come flying out of the starting gates, controlling each match they compete in. Tuesday night was no different, as the Tigers continued their dominant start to the season with another sweep, defeating New Ulm 45-28 and Quad County 69-10. Marshall ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall girls hockey skates past Worthington

WORTHINGTON — Marshall got out to an early lead and never looked back, defeating Worthington 6-0 on Tuesday. Marsall outshot Worthington 38-20 in the win. Sydney Mauch recorded a hat trick for the Tigers. She scored the first two goals of the game to give Marshall a 2-0 lead early in the ...

PREP GYMNASTICS: Tigers post season-high score in loss to JCC

MARSHALL – Just two days after recording one of their best marks of the season, the Marshall gymnastics team posted a season-high score of 126.600 Monday night in their dual meet against Jackson County Central. Unfortunately it wasn’t enough, as the Huskies defeated the Tigers ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights continue strong start with win over HBC

TYLER - The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights continued their early season dominance with a convincing 79-44 victory over Hills-Beaver Creek on Monday. With the win the Knights improved to 10-0 on the season and have won nine of their 10 games by double digits. The driving force behind RTR’s ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Rebels use first half lead to take out Adrian 63-54

ADRIAN – The Murray County Central boys basketball team defeated Adrian 63-54 on Monday. Spencer Wajer led the way for the Rebels with 20 points while Nate Everson added 19 and Tyler Groves chipped in eight. Groves also led in rebounds with eight while Everson added five and Mason Woldt had ...

PREP GYMNASTICS: Marshall earns seventh place finish in home invite

MARSHALL – The Marshall gymnastics team came into their home invitational on Saturday looking to improve on their score. The Tigers did just that, posting one of their best marks of the season at 125.525, walking away with a seventh place finish. Seven other teams from across the state came ...

PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Tigers continue offensive burst in win over Bulldogs

MARSHALL – The Marshall boys hockey team continued its high-octane scoring stretch with its third consecutive game with at least five goals, this time with the Tigers taking out Minnesota River 5-1 on Saturday afternoon. Senior Chase VanDeVere has seen a lot of improvement on the offensive ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall wrestling sweeps triangular meet in Milbank

MILBANK, S.D. – The Marshall wrestling team earned a sweep in the Big Stone Therapies Border Battle on Saturday, defeating Milbank 67-9, Sioux Falls Washington 83-0 and Sisseton 60-12. Against Milbank, Hsa La Eh, Andrew Williams, Grant Louwagie, Jackson Hughes and Wyatt Martin won by fall ...

SMSU WRESTLING: Mustangs split pair of matches at MSU Duals

MANKATO – Southwest Minnesota State wrestling returned to competition for the first time in 2018 on Saturday in the Minnesota State Duals in the Taylor Center. SMSU dropped its first match, 32-12 to second ranked Wisconsin-Parkside but rebounded with a 24-14 win over Central Missouri to ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Marshall holds on in final stages against Pipestone

MARSHALL - The Marshall girls basketball team had to rely on perseverance and grit on Friday night as their matchup against the Pipestone Area Arrows went down to the final seconds. Holding just a one-point lead with under 10 seconds left, the Tigers were able to get a key defensive stop on its ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Tigers roll past Arrows with balanced offense

PIPESTONE - A game that was billed as a Big South Conference showdown turned out to be a Big South Conference beatdown. The Marshall Tigers did what they wanted, when they wanted during their 78-45 victory over the Pipestone Area Arrows on Friday. Tyl Woelber opened the scoring for the Arrows ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Warriors hand Mustangs road conference loss, 61-46

WINONA - Southwest Minnesota State had a season-low seven turnovers on offense but Winona State had a trio of players combine to score 44 as SMSU fell, 61-46 on Friday night in the McCown Gymnasium. SMSU, which entered the night having gotten to the free throw line more than seven previous ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Winona State uses late rally to beat SMSU, 78-75

WINONA – Winona State's Tommy Gathje hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:23 remaining to help the Warriors rally for a 78-75 victory over Southwest Minnesota State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball on Friday night at McCown Gym. SMSU (10-5, 6-3 NSIC) shot 50 percent ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wabasso gets tripped up by GFW in first half, 45-40

WABASSO – The Wabasso boys basketball team fell to Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 45-40 on Friday. Tony Franta led the way for the Rabbits with 18 points while Brock Rohlik added nine and Cooper Taylor had eight. Franta led in rebounds with seven while Colton Taylor led in assists with ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers race past Saints in double-digit victory

COTTONWOOD - The Lakeview girls basketball team caught fire offensively to start their game against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg and continued to maintain a double-digit lead in the second half to earn a 47-34 victory over the Saints on Thursday. The Lakers led for the entirety of the game en ...