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PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Marshall remains at No. 14 in latest polls

MINNEAPOLIS – The Associated Press poll for Minnesota boys' high school hockey, provided by Let's Play Hockey newspaper. First-place votes are in parentheses. Class AA 1. Minnetonka (10) 2. Andover 3. Edina 4. Duluth East 5. St. Thomas Academy 6. Maple Grove 7. Wayzata 8. ...

TUESDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Knights hold on against TMB

TRACY – The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton girls basketball team defeated TMB 43-40 on Tuesday. Brooke Thomsen led the way for the Knights with 12 points while Shawna Thomsen added 11 and Jonni Biren had eight. Haley Muenchow led in rebounds with 10 while Shawna Thomsen led in assists with ...

PREP WRESTLING: Marshall cruises past Canby, 49-12

MARSHALL – The No. 12-ranked Marshall wrestling team wanted to continue its strong momentum it has seen to start the season on Tuesday night when the Tigers squared off against Canby. Marshall kept things rolling and stayed undefeated with a key victory at home, this time a 49-12 win over ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Lakeview holds off Lancers rally

COTTONWOOD – A non-stop battle on the court between the Canby and Lakeview boys basketball teams would go down to the very end, but the Lakers, who trailed to start the game, completed the comeback and held on late en route to a 56-41 win over the Lancers Tuesday. Coming off the win Lakers ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Rematch redemption

TYLER – Meeting on the court for the first time since their March 15 Section 3A Championship thriller won by the eventual state champions of Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, a hungry Minneota Vikings squad flipped the script on Tuesday with an impressive 74-53 road victory over the Knights, ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Strong second half carries Tigers around Huskies, 74-55

JACKSON — Marshall went on the road Tuesday night to pick up a win in Big South play, defeating Jackson County Central 74-55. Camryn Allex led Marshall with 14 points. Matt Hmielewski and Noah Puetz added 12 points apiece, while Matt Onken scored 11 points. Marshall (4-1) travels to ...

YOUTH HOCKEY: Marshall Squirt B team falls at Packer Classic

AUSTIN – The MAHA Squirt B hockey team went 0-3 at the Austin Packer Classic over the weekend. The Tigers were unable to get going offensively with Xander Oey scoring the lone goal on the weekend. On Friday, Marshall fell to Albert Lea 10-0. On Saturday, the Tigers faced off against ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Two area athletes compete in Minnesota Football Showcase

MINNEAPOLIS – Two area football players were amongst more than 90 of the top high school players in the state as the Minnesota Football Showcase was held at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday. In a battle between the North and South All-Stars, players had the opportunity to matchup alongside ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: A balanced response

WABASSO – Fresh off of a hard-fought defeat at the hands of the Pipestone Arrows on Friday, the Wabasso girls basketball team bounced back on Monday with a convincing 73-44 win over the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks at home on Monday, improving to 4-2 on the season. Knocking down a total of eight ...

YOUTH HOCKEY: Marshall Bantam hockey holds home tournament

MARSHALL – The Marshall Bantam A and B hockey teams hosted a 16 team tournament at the Red Baron Arena & Expo this past weekend. Marshall Bantam A won their first game 6-0 versus Watertown, SD. Sean Nwaiga led the scoring with four goals, Wyatt Boerboom had two goals and Lincoln ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakeview gets tripped up by Minnewaska Area

MINNEWASKA – The Lakeview boys basketball team fell to Minnewaska Area 71-43 on Saturday. Parker Hoffman led the way for the Lakers with 10 points while Tyler Imes added seven and Carter Louwagie had six. Imes led in rebounds with nine while Hoffman led in steals with two. Lakeview will ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: Point taken, Ryan

DULUTH - Southwest Minnesota State's Ryan Bruggeman led the Mustangs to a 75-63 victory over Minnesota Duluth while becoming SMSU's all-time leading scorer with 30 points on Saturday night at the Romano Gymnasium. Bruggeman entered the game 18 points shy of the record which he earned at the ...

BEYOND THE SPORTS DESK: The Bruggeman file: Rewriting the record books

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University senior point guard Ryan Bruggeman reached a significant milestone over the weekend, becoming the program's all-time leading scorer on Saturday. In addition to his record 1,650 career points, Bruggeman also holds the SMSU career records in ...

SMSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: UMD pulls away for conference win over SMSU

DULUTH - The Southwest Minnesota State women's basketball team fell 60-39 to Minnesota Duluth on Saturday night at the Romano Gymnasium, despite SMSU's strong start to gain an early lead. SMSU (4-6, 1-4 NSIC) shot 26 percent from the field, 19 percent from the three-point line, and 80 ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tigers go 4-0 over the weekend at the Dassel-Cokato Invite

DASSEL – The No. 12-ranked Marshall wrestling team picked up four victories on the weekend at the Dassel-Cokato Invite Saturday, as the Tigers defeated Albany (65-12), Big Lake (48-28), Elk River (61-3) and No. 6-ranked Foley (35-26). Against Albany, Dylan Louwagie, Andrew Williams, Coltyn ...

SMSU MEN’S BASKETBALL: SCSU uses strong rebound advantage to defeat SMSU

ST. CLOUD - St. Cloud State, the preseason co-favorite to win the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, held a 48-29 rebound edge and used the advantage to earn an 80-60 victory over Southwest Minnesota State in NSIC men's college basketball on Friday night at Halenbeck Hall. SCSU (8-2, ...