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NSIC ATHLETICS: NSIC suspends athletic activities

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BURNSVILLE - Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) has announced the suspension of all athletic activities for each of its 16-member institutions. All NSIC contests are suspended immediately, ...

SMSU GOLF: SMSU places third at Spring Challenge

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AVONDALE, Ariz. -- The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf team shot a 29-over 317 to finish in third place at the four-team SMSU Spring Challenge at Coldwater Golf Course on Thursday. The tournament was scheduled for two rounds, but was shortened to 18 holes. SMSU's Hannah Kohls shot a ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU earns split in Florida

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WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -Southwest Minnesota State's Alli Christians pitched the Mustangs to an 8-0 final over American International to close out play in SMSU's annual spring break trip on Thursday afternoon at DiamondPlex softball complex. The Mustangs finished the trip with a 9-7 record after ...

NCAA ATHLETICS: NCAA cancels championships

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MARSHALL - NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships announced on Thursday. This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat, our ability to ensure the events do not contribute to spread of the pandemic, ...

PREP FOOTBALL: ‘It was the right place’

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MARSHALL — After a quarterback helps his team score a touchdown, the kicker usually comes in to add the extra point and complete the play. When it came to announcing their colleges, Konnor Aufenthie and Hugo Cifuentes had a similar thought process. The two Marshall seniors signed their ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Rock announces All-Conference teams

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MARSHALL — The Red Rock Conference announced its All-Conference teams for girls basketball on Tuesday, and a few area players made the list. Leading the way for Red Rock Central was Nicole Schroepfer and Karli Arkell while Shelby Christensen was the lone representative for Murray County ...

PREP HOCKEY: ‘Dream come true’

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MARSHALL - Less than a year ago in June, Marshall hockey’s all-time scoring leader Mason Plante signed a North American Hockey League tender to continue his career with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs in Alaska after a dominant senior season with the Tigers. Clearly unfazed by the frigid weather, ...

SMSU BASEBALL: Mustangs win slugfest over Beavers

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TUCSON, Ariz. – Southwest Minnesota State got back in the win column on Monday morning cracking out a season-high 23 hits in earning a 16-9 non-conference victory over Bemidji State in college baseball at the Kino Sports Complex. SMSU improves to 5-5 on the season and had eight different ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs cap off winning day with walk-off HR

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WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – The Southwest Minnesota State softball team (5-5) went 2-0 for the second straight day at The Spring Games with a 14-3 victory over Glenville State (8-11) and a walk-off two-run homer from freshman Jillian Noel, would earn the Mustangs an 8-7 victory over Lake Erie (1-7) ...

SMSU GOLF: Mustangs open spring season with round of 334

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LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. – The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf opened the 2020 spring season Monday shooting a 46-over-par 334 and is currently in fifth place at the seven-team SMSU Spring Invite at the Wigwam Resort Red course. Hannah Kohls led the Mustangs on Monday with 3-over 75 ...