SMSU TENNIS: Mustangs announce second signing

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MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head women’s tennis coach Jon Parker recently announced that Courtenay Leonard has signed a letter of intent to continue her academic and tennis career at SMSU. Leonard, originally from Albuquerque, N.M., is a transfer from Cowley College ...

SMSU’s ‘Celebration of Excellence’ to be held virtually

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MARSHALL — Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the annual Southwest Minnesota State University Athletics Department “Celebration of Excellence” will be conducted through a virtual version via SMSU’s social media outlets on Thursday. The “Celebration of Excellence” program, hosted by SMSU ...

PREP ATHLETICS: Remainder of prep season canceled

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MARSHALL — With the announcement from Governor Tim Walz about schools in Minnesota staying with distance learning for the remainder of the year, the Minnesota State High School League also announced Thursday the cancellation of the remainder of 2019-20 activities. In accordance with ...

A familiar return

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Matt Fletcher has spent a lot of time around the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Whether it was from his playing days as a sharp-shooting lefty at Southwest Minnesota State University or helping out on the sidelines as an associate head coach at Upper Iowa University, the North Branch ...

Showing support with ‘Be the Light’

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Things were quiet and dark alongside Highway 23 last Monday night. Then, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the stadium lights at the Marshall Regional Track and Field complex slowly turned on. As the brightness increased over the next few minutes, cars began to drive by, taking a brief moment to ...

Annual Drown SMSU Golf Classic set for June 19

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MARSHALL — The 35th annual “David & Carol Drown SMSU Golf Classic”, sponsored by the Mustang Booster Club, is still scheduled to be held on Friday, June 19, at the Marshall Golf Club. All proceeds from the event go to the SMSU Athletic Scholarship fund. Enjoy a great day on the course ...