Saturday, July 11, 2020

Sports

What's there to do on a Thursday night? Stay home! That's what four Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossom softball seniors did recently. Julia Worke, Marti Snider, Riauna Bishop and Maya Lembke were told to stay home and wait on this Thursday night, May 14. Quiet then turned to noise as a car caravan,...
The Steele County Blades hockey team is proud to announce that veteran goaltender Niilo Ventelä has signed a professional contract with Osby IK of the Swedish HockeyTvåan  Ventela, from Säkylä, Finland. He wrapped up his second season in between the Blades’ pipes.   In his two seasons with the...
Awesome Blossoms senior athletes thought they had "something special" as they were set to embark on the 2020 spring sports season. That something special, burning inside the senior athletes from the baseball, softball and track teams will never be unleashed as the season was cancelled by the...
The message was brief but hurtful. The Minnesota State High School League made this announcement on April 23, 2020: “Minnesota State High School League spring athletics and fine arts have been cancelled for the remainder of their seasons." The announcement continued: "With this cancellation, all...
Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) in strategic partnership with Youth 1st, Federated Insurance, Pearson, Cashwise, Bennerotte & Associates, Jaguar Communications, The Retrofit Companies, U.S. Bank, Profinium, Pizza Ranch, Heartland Chevy Dealers, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Institute for...
Humility is the middle name of two Blooming Prairie High School basketball coaches who were recently honored as Section 1A Coaches of the Year. John Bruns earned the award in coaching the Awesome Blossom girls to a 21-6 record, and Nate Piller earned the same award, coaching the Awesome Blossom...
What a season it was for Coach John Bruns’ Blooming Prairie High School girls basketball team. The Blossom girls finished one game away from making the Class A State Girls basketball Tournament, losing to Fillmore Central, 69-56 in the Section 1A championship game. The Blossoms finished 21-6...
After reaching the section semifinals, the Owatonna boys’ basketball team performed even better off the court as they were recently chosen as the state academic team cham- pions for Class AAAA. Upon learning about this honor, Head Coach Josh Williams said, “Iwas obviously excited and proud of...
There were some bittersweet moments for the 2019-20 edition of the Blooming Prairie High School boys basketball team.The Awesome Blos- soms finished 25-3 on the season, the most wins ever totaled by a Blooming Prairie boys basketball team. That’s the sweet. The Blossoms won a trip to the Class...
Fighting for control of the basketball are Kaden Thomas (24) and Parker Vaith (23) of Blooming Prairie and Ethan Slaathaug (34) of Hayfield during the Section 1A championship boys basketball game in Rochester last Thursday. Blossom teammates watch from the bench. The Awesome Blossoms won the sectional title with a 59-51 victory.
It was a trip to the Class 1A State Boys Basketball Tournament that was earned by the Awesome Blossom boys basketball team but it will not be made as the team was knocked out before the tournament even began. The Blossoms were knocked out of the tournament by the coronavirus. On Friday, all boys...

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