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Canby/Minneota earns sweep at Lakeview Invite

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COTTONWOOD — Multiple area cross country teams got their seasons underway on Tuesday at the Lakeview Invite at Cottonwood Country Club. Canby/Minneota was able to start the year in strong fashion, earning first-place finishes on both the boys (27 points) and girls (34 points) sides. ...

YME tennis falls to Sauk Centre 4-3

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GRANITE FALLS — The Yellow Medicine East girls tennis team fell to Sauk Centre 4-3 on Tuesday. YME was able to win three of its four singles matches. Ashley Niemeyer defeated Sauk Centre’s Briana Middendorf 6-1, 7-5 at the No. 2 spot while Liz Ross defeated Sauk Centre’s Addy Hoffman ...

Marshall tennis takes down Worthington 5-2

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WORTHINGTON — The Marshall girls tennis team had a familiar opponent on Monday, facing Worthington for the second time in five days. Marshall was able to continue its success against Worthington, winning by a score of 5-2. Marshall and Worthington split the singles matchups. Gionna Parsa ...

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Starting out strong

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MARSHALL — Only a few days into their season, the Marshall boys and girls cross country teams were put to the test against a pair of Big South Conference opponents in their first meet of the year. With a maximum of three teams allowed to compete in each meet this fall due to the new COVID-19 ...

PREP GIRLS TENNIS: Season’s greetings

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MARSHALL — It had been 165 days since a Marshall prep sports team took to a playing surface in a game that counted towards its record, the last being the Tiger boys basketball team’s Section 2AAA championship victory over Mankato East on March 12 before their season and ultimately the ...

Late rally by Randall stuns Hadley in state opener

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MILROY — It was a battle of experience against youth between the Hadley Buttermakers and the Randall Cubs in the opening round of the Class C tournament on Friday night. On one side, the Buttermakers were relying on their core group of veterans that have reached state in each of the past six ...

SMSU baseball to host Alumni/Friends Golf Tournament on Sept. 12

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MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball program and SMSU baseball alumni will be hosting the SMSU Baseball Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Marshall Golf Club in Marshall. The four-person scramble tournament costs just $75 per person and ...

Marshall Golf Club hosts Ameriprise seniors tournament

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MARSHALL – The Marshall Golf Club held its Ameriprise senior golf tournament on Monday. Bruce Mitlyng was the champion while Dan Minten took second in the net championship flight and Richard Van Dyke took third. Gary Koosman took first in the gross championship flight. Tom Olson took first ...

Milroy Yankees fall just short of state with 8-6 loss to Regal

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STARBUCK — The Milroy Yankees amateur baseball team needed a pair of victories on Saturday to keep its season alive in the Region 4C tournament and earn a trip to the Class C tournament, which it will be serving as a host site along with Springfield. The Yankees were able to take down Raymond ...

Luverne cruises past Milroy Irish, clinch trip to state

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MILROY — After dropping Game 1 of their best-of-three series to No. 2 seed Luverne on Wednesday, the fourth-seeded Milroy Irish amateur baseball team returned to Irish Yard one final time for the season hoping to not only even up the series but also keep its playoff dreams alive. ...

NSIC makes the call: No fall

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MARSHALL — There won’t be any squeaking of shoes on the hardwood floors of the R/A Facility or the PE Gymnasium. Tanner the stallion and rider Teegan Wyffels won’t be leading the charge of Mustang football players onto Mattke Field at the Schwan Regional Event Center. And the distinct ...

SMSU wrestling adds transfer to 2020-21 signing class

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MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head wrestling coach Jesse Nelson announced on Monday that Caden Steffen, a native of Zumbrota, has transferred from the University of Minnesota and will continue his academic and wrestling career at SMSU. “Caden will be a great addition to ...

Minneota falls just short to Chokio, ends season

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ROSEN — The last time the Minneota and Chokio amateur teams faced each other, it required some extra baseball for the Mudhens to ultimately earn a 5-3 victory in 11 innings on June 28. With both teams’ seasons on the line, the second meeting on Sunday in Rosen had a similar approach, as ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Sights on six

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HADLEY/LUVERNE — The Hadley amateur baseball team has seen it all during its past five consecutive years of reaching the state tournament, including garnering a perfect record in the Region 13C tournament two seasons ago and battling back with come-from-behind wins in several region games ...

Marshall’s season ends with 6-4 loss to Paynesville

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GLENWOOD — The Marshall A’s season came to a close on Sunday, as they fell to Paynesville by a 6-4 score in a Region 4C Tournament elimination game. The A’s led heading into the eighth inning, but the Pirates tied the score at 4-4 in the eighth by using three walks before scoring two ...