Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Sports

Owatonna junior Ava Hess said she was completely surprised when she learned she’d been nominated for the Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Award, which recognizes high school juniors who are model citizens in their communities, who are active in fine arts and/or athletic...
Sam Lundberg’s journey as a football coach has taken him from New Richland to New Mexico and now back to southern Minnesota as he was named the Minnesota State University-Mankato’s (MSU) tight ends coach on Thursday, Jan. 28.   MSU Head Coach Todd Hoffner stated, in a press release, that he was...
Another week, another Steele County student-athlete committing to continue their athletic and academic careers at Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU). This week it’s Matt Seykora, Owatonna’s star shortstop, who received a scholarship to play Division II baseball. Turning one of his dreams...
Under the watchful eye of his parents, Elaine and Tim, Owatonna senior Brayden Truelson signs his letter of commitment to St. John’s College to play baseball and major in business.
The decision on where to go to college is a tough one for any high school student. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 18 Owatonna high school student-athletes made that decision in celebration of National Signing Day, signaling not only would be furthering their education at these schools but also, furthering...
 Landen Johnson poses after scoring his 100th pin Friday in Northfield.
Landen Johnson reached a major milestone Friday night, as he grabbed his 100th pin of his career. The highlight proved to be the capping point of a successful week for Johnson, who scored four pins in four matches during the week. “It was something that he had from last season knowing that he was...
Each Blooming Prairie girls basketball player presented a Hayfield player with a gift in memory of classmate Macy Holtan who tragically died last week.
The Blooming Prairie girls basketball team not only haven’t lost a game yet, they haven’t won by fewer than 10 points after beating Hayfield 53-43 on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and Maple River 58-41 on Friday, Jan. 29. Before the Blossoms’ game against the Vikings started, the two teams shared a special...
Medford’s Charley Elwood scores a takedown against Westfield’s Sam Skillestad. Elwood won by fall in the final seconds of the third period. Elwood’s win increased Medford’s lead to 24-9, a lead they would never relinquish, winning 54-21.
The Westfield wrestling team’s disappointing start to the season continued this past week when they went 0-2 at a pair of triangulars. In the first triangular, the Razorbacks lost to Maple River 45-28 and lost to perennial power Scott West 60-12 on Tuesday, Jan. 19. In its second triangular, which...
Senior Casey Johnson skates down the ice looking for an opportunity to score against the Mankato East Cougars during Saturday's game. The Cougars knocked off the Huskies 5-2.
Owatonna’s boy hockey head coach, Josh Strom, was left with a bad taste in his mouth, after his team spilt games this week, winning against Rochester Mayo and losing to Mankato East. The team started off the week with a win 5-3 over Mayo, that saw junior Levi Kubieck score two goals in the contest...
Awesome Blossoms’ forward Mitchell Fiebiger tries to get around past two Rebel defenders during the first half of Blooming Prairie’s home opener.
The Blooming Prairie boys basketball team came close to taking the lead multiple times, but could never quite overtake the United South Central (USC) Rebels and ended up losing its home opener 59-46 on Friday, Jan. 22. The Rebels scored the first five points of the game to take an early two-...
Blooming Prairie forward Allison Krohnberg tries to drive past her Bethlehem Academy defender during the second half of the Awesome Blossoms’ dominant win.
The Blooming Prairie girls basketball team didn’t allow Bethlehem Academy to score its 10th point until the second half and never let the Cardinals get closer than 16 points in the second half, cruising to a 46-28 win on Saturday, Jan. 16. The Awesome Blossoms got off to a fast start and led 20-8...

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