Tuesday, October 19, 2021


Gopher 50 race fans at the Deer Creek Raceway come in all ages and sizes. One of the smaller race fans at the 40th annual race last Saturday was Joey Frederich, 2, of Princeton.
Three inches of rain on Friday night further soaked the race track at the Deer Creek Speedway, but it did not deter from the action enjoyed by 3,200 fans on Saturday night, July 6. Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill. won the 40th annual Gopher 50 charity Late Model race. Sheppard earned his 11th...
What do Blossoms and Rockets have in common? Dennis Trom, a 1976 graduate of Blooming Prairie High School, carved out quite an outstanding high school athletic career as a Blossom. Now, he has built an enviable record as head girls basketball coach and head girls softball coach for the Randolph...
Blooming Prairie first baseman Maren Forystek makes a catch for the game-winning out in the Blossoms’ 2-1 win over Hayfield on Wednesday, May 22.
The 2019 Blooming Prairie softball season reached its conclusion on Tuesday, May 28 and left the Awesome Blossom (11-12) with a their first losing record since 2016. BP started off the day with a solid upset win over Wabasha-Kellogg (13-10), but fell later in the afternoon to Mabel-Canton (14-6)....
Medford’s Racheal Luebbe competes at the 2018 MSHSL State Meet at Hamline University in Saint Paul.
  Hayfield came away victorious, but just 15 points separated first and fourth- place at the girls’ Gopher Conference Track and Field Meet at Blooming Prairie High School on Tuesday, May 13. The Vikings finished with 117 total team points. They were followed by Maple River with 113, New Richland-...
Alekzander Wilcox, 9, of Triton salutes the American flag during opening ceremonies of the ZED (Zumbro Education District) Activity Day at the Blooming Prairie High School track on Friday, May 10.
It was an exciting day for 150 special education kids on Friday, May 10 at the Blooming Prairie High School track. These students in grades K-6 were the star attractions on this special Zumbro Education District (ZED) Activity Day. It was the 29th annual ZED Activity Day. Mostly sunny skies...
Blooming Prairie’s Luke Larkoski slides into first base against Hayfield at BPHS on Thursday, April 25.
The Awesome Blossoms baseball team feel twice, 5-1 and 14-6, in a doubleheader  against United South Central Rebels (7- 4, 6-1 Gopher Conference) on Thursday, May 2. Blooming Prairie’s record fell to 3-8 for the season, and they are just 1-7 in the conference. In the first game, USC scored its five...
Action from the 2018 Corky’s Early Bird Men’s Softball Classic.
The 40th Annual Corky’s Early Bird Men’s Softball Classic is set to begin on Thursday, May 2 with the Hometown Tournament which features local teams competing for prizes and bragging rights. “Corky’s Early Bird Men’s Softball Tournament is celebrating its 40th Anniversary, said Loren Dietz,...
Blooming Prairie competes during the Glenn Amundsen Invitational at Stewartville High School on Tuesday, April 16.
Blooming Prairie traveled to Stewartville on Tuesday, April 16 for the Glenn Amundsen Invitational. Stewartville was victorious in boys’ and girls’ competition with scores of 58 and 47. Byron (47) and Triton (30.5) rounded out the top three boys teams while Grand Meadow/ LeRoy-Ostrander/KIngsland/...


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