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SMSU FOOTBALL: No. 3 MSU holds off SMSU comeback in season opener

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MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State football team entered Saturday’s season opener against No. 3 Minnesota State University, Mankato as heavy underdogs but proved to be a worthy foe by giving the Mavericks all they could handle in a thrilling second half comeback attempt. Though the ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Rabbits place fourth at Montevideo tournament

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MONTEVIDEO – The Wabasso volleyball team split a pair of games at the Montevideo tournament on Saturday, finishing in fourth. The Rabbits fell to Paynesville (23-25, 18-25) and Lakeview (16-25, 16-25) but defeated Ashby (25-12, 25-20) and Montevideo (25-19, 25-23). Cora Eichten led the way ...

NCAA FOOTBALL: Lance leads NDSU to 23rd straight win, 38-7

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Trey Lance passed for two touchdowns and rushed for two more and North Dakota State defeated North Dakota 38-7 on Saturday for the Bison's 23rd consecutive victory, the longest current streak in Division I. Lance, who accounted for six touchdowns in the freshman's ...

SMSU GOLF: Mustangs open fall season today in Bemidji

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MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University women's golf team opens the 2019-20 season today, competing at the two-day, 36-hole, Bemidji State Tracy Lane Memorial Tournament at Bemidji Town and Country Club in Bemidji. SMSU head coach Ross Webskowski-entering his 16th season- returns ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Offensive onslaught

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MARSHALL – To say that the Marshall football team has gotten the better of Tri-City United in their past matchups would be putting it mildly. In their previous four meetings, the Tigers have outscored TCU 192-19, while averaging just under 50 points per game to the Titans’ five. ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU sweeps second day of Michigan Tech Classic

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HOUGHTON, Mich. - The No. 9 Southwest Minnesota State volleyball team picked up a pair of victories on day two of the Michigan Tech Classic with a sweep over Lake Superior State (Mich.) early in the day and a four-set victory over Northern Michigan. The Mustangs finished the day with a 2-1 ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wabasso shuts out Sleepy Eye

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WABASSO — Wabasso defeated Sleepy Eye 39-0 on Friday. Junior quarterback Carter Benz compiled three touchdowns in the win, finishing with 182 yards and a score through the air along with two scores and 15 yards on the ground. Nick Marotzke led the Rabbits rushing attack with 92 yards and ...

SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: SMSU concludes first meet of season on Friday

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's and men's cross country teams opened the 2019 season on Friday night competing at the Augustana Twilight at Yankton Trail Park. The SMSU women's team finished 19th out of 25 teams with 549 points while the men's team placed 26th with ...

FALL PREVIEW: Tigers look to make deeper run in postseason

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MARSHALL – Last season, the Marshall tennis team took another step further when it hosted a section match and advanced to the second round before ultimately falling to Hutchinson in the next round. This year, the Tigers will look to make a deeper push into the postseason under fourth-year ...

FALL PREVIEW: Tigers to rely on mix of youth and experience

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MARSHALL – Last season, the Marshall swimming and diving team had seven seniors lead the way for another productive season for the program. Now, with a new group of promising newcomers joining forces with a pair of talented seniors set to lead the team in 2019, the expectations are ...

FALL PREVIEW: Tigers look to build on success this season

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MARSHALL – After another season filled with lots of great goals, signature games and plenty of experience and growth shown, the Marshall boys and girls soccer teams will look to take another step forward this fall. Girls After going through the ups-and-downs of their first varsity season ...

PREP GIRLS SOCCER: Marshall falls to Fairmont, 3-0

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MARSHALL – The Marshall girls soccer team returned home looking to bounce back from a tough loss against New Ulm on Tuesday. The Tigers showed a lot of fight and determination throughout their game with Fairmont, but a trio of goals by the Cardinals was enough to keep Marshall from finding ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs drop season opener

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HOUGHTON, Mich.– The ninth-ranked Southwest Minnesota State women's volleyball team opened the season with a 3-0 loss to Michigan Tech as the Mustangs dropped set one 25-23, extended set two to 26-24, and dropped set three 25-17, on Thursday night at the Michigan Tech Classic. It was the ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Rabbits roll past Cedar Mountain

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WABASSO – A dominant display behind the service line by the Wabasso volleyball team featuring 17 aces helped fuel the Rabbits to their first win of the season on Thursday over the visiting Cedar Mountain Cougars in a Tomahawk Conference clash. Coach Barb Johnson credits their strong serving ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Panthers take out RCW in sweep

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RENVILLE — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton earned a 3-0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-17) sweep over Renville County West on Thursday. Catherine Wendland led TMB with 12 kills and six digs. Kylie Hensch added eight kills and two blocks in the win. TMB will compete at the Southwest Minnesota Challenge this ...