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PREP FOOTBALL: 2020 All-Independent First Team

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| WR/DB Bryce Lance, Sr., Marshall (POY) | RB/DB Nick Marotzke, Sr., Wabasso (OPOY) | DL/OL Josh Steffen, Sr., Canby (DPOY) | | QB/DB Jacob Hennen, Sr., Minneota | LB/FB Grant Louwagie, Sr., Marshall | RB/LB Dylan Johnson, Sr., MCC | WR/DB Ethan Mischke, Sr., WWG | | RB/LB Micah Olson, Sr., ...

PREP FOOTBALL: 2020 All-Independent Second Team

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| QB Carter Benz, Sr., Wabasso | WR/DB Will Carlson, Sr., Wabasso | DL/OL Beau Banish, Sr., Minneota | OL/DL Blake Fogelson, Sr., Marshall | | LB/RB Tim Gilmore, Sr., RTR | DB/WR Jake Wagner, Sr., Canby | DB/WR Colby Wall, Sr., Wabasso | K Peyton Gillund, So., Minneota | | DB/WR Colby ...

PREP FOOTBALL: 2020 All-Independent Honorable Mentions

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| QB/LB Brevin Runia, Sr., Marshall | QB Will Varcoe, Sr., Canby | OL/LB Logan Lamote, Jr., RTR | RB/LB Jordan Hastad, Sr., Dawson-Boyd | | TE/DB Jack Bly, Sr., Marshall | OL/LB Nathan Fultz, Sr., TMB | DB Luke Willhite, Sr., RRC | RB/LB Nolan Hildahl, So., YME | | WR/LB Joey Rybinski, Sr., ...

Youth sports to resume games, scrimmages Jan. 14

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MARSHALL — Youth and high school winter sports teams will be able to begin playing games and scrimmages as soon as Jan. 14, and basketball and hockey players must wear face coverings while competing, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The MDH released updated guidelines on ...

SMSU swimming & diving picked eighth in NSIC preseason poll

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BURNSVILLE – The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s swimming and diving team was selected to finish eighth in the annual Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Swimming & Diving Preseason Coaches’ poll released on Tuesday. SMSU is in its second season of competition since ...

AREA ATHLETICS: Area coaches earn section awards

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MARSHALL — Multiple area football and volleyball coaches earned some end-of-the-season accolades over the weekend. Marshall football coach Terry Bahlmann was named the Section 2AAAA Coach of the Year while volleyball assistant coach Alex Boddy was named the Section 3AA Assistant Coach of ...

MNVBCA announces All-State volleyball teams

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MARSHALL — The Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association announced its All-State teams on Friday and multiple area players made the list. In Class AA, Jordyn Hilgemann and Emily Meier made it for Marshall. In Class A, McKenna Yost, Abby Hennen and Natalee Rolbiecki made it for Minneota while ...

SMSU student-athletes bring holiday cheer to local residents

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MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has partnered this holiday season with Heritage Pointe Senior Living in Marshall to bring holiday to cheer to residents. SMSU student-athletes created personalized Christmas cards for individuals ...

SMSU wrestling selected 10th in NSIC preseason poll

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BURNSVILLE — The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team was picked to finish 10th in the annual Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ poll released on Tuesday. St. Cloud State, the nine-time defending NSIC Champion, was the unanimous choice to win the league title ...

Marshall native Andries named to All-Big Ten Third Team

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MINNEAPOLIS — Marshall native and University of Minnesota offensive lineman Blaise Andries was among several Gopher football players to be named to the All-Big Ten Team that was announced Tuesday. Andries and Conner Olson (media) and Rashod Bateman (coaches, media) were selected to the ...

Tomahawk announces All-Conference teams for volleyball

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MARSHALL — The Tomahawk Conference recently announced its All-Conference team for volleyball, and an area player made the list. On the honorable mention team, Halle Huhnerkoch was the lone representative for Wabasso. Joining her is Trista Ibberson and Allie Labat (Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s), ...

SMSU women’s golf announces signing

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MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head women’s golf coach Ross Webskowski announced Thursday that Danielle Podoll, from Aberdeen, S.D., has signed a letter of intent to continue her academic and golf career at SMSU. Podoll, a senior at Aberdeen Central High School for head ...

Minnesota West hires Bakko as new head baseball coach

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WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community & Technical College recently announced that Zachary Bakko has been hired as the new Bluejay Baseball Coach for Minnesota West. Bakko has an Associates of Arts degree from Rochester Community & Technical College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in ...