Friday, March 23, 2018


Owatonna sophomore Kiley Friedrichs (11) battles for the puck along the boards during the first period of the Lady Huskies' 3-0 loss to St. Francis/North Branch Tuesday. (Staff photo by Josh Zimmer)
Blaine, Minn. - In the final game of the 2016 Schwan Cup at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota Wednesday, The Owatonna girls hockey team had a matchup against the Totino-Grace Eagles. Lauren Scheneman’s goal at the 10:27-mark of the first period proved to be enough to lift the Eagles...
In the first home meet of the season, the Westfeld Razorbacks slit a pair of matches Tuesday, Dec. 20.  Plainview-Eilgn-Millville edged Westfield 34-33 in the first match, despite the Razorbacks winning five of the last seven bouts.  Westfield won the second match over an outmanned Triton team 73-6...
The Blooming Prairie Boys take out Mankato Loyola 67-53Jake Ressler led all scorers last night as the Blossoms entered the Christmas break over .500 at 4-3. Jake had 22, Gabe Hagen had 15 and Seth Bedenbaugh added 7. Kaiden Thomas had 10, Max Romeo added 7 and Cam Kubista had 3. This team is...
Owatonna hockey has many bright spots this year, including Carter Broton (5).  The Owatonna Huskies defeated the Austin Packers last Thursday 4-2.
After’s Tuesday’s big win over Section for Farmington on Tuesday, the Owatonna boys hockey team was back on home ice for a Big Nine Conference tilt against Austin. However, there was another opponent the Huskies were up against Thursday night… health.  Despite playing their second game in as many...
Blooming Prairie senior Seth Bedenbaugh drives in for a basket in the Blossoms’ 77-58 win over Medford Friday night in Medford. The senior finished with 12 points and seven rebounds in the win.
Fifty percent shooting from the field and an edge in rebounding gave the Blossom boys a 77-58 win over Medford Friday, Dec.  9 in Medford.  The victory gave the locals a split for the week and a 2-2 record for the young season. Blooming Prairie jumped to a 40-29 lead at the half on some hot...
Blossoms center Marissa Larson (24) dribbles the ball upcourt as a Triton defender pursues in the first half of Blooming Prairie’s 64-52 win over Triton on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Larson led the Blossoms in scoring with 20 points. The BP girls opening the second week of play with a 1-1 record after falling to WEM.
The home-standing WEM girls finished the first half with a 10-0 scoring run, and that proved the difference in a 61-53 conference victory over the Blossoms Friday, Dec. 2.  The score was tied at 24, when the Bucs went on the streak. “That one stretch proved costly,” remarked Coach John Bruns, “as...
Nittany Lions players hold up the Land-Grant Trophy following Penn State's 45-12 win over the Michigan State Spartans. Head Coach James Franklin's Lions will play Saturday for the Big Ten Championship against Wisconsin. (Photo courtesy of Rich Barnes USA Today Sports)
For college football fans across the country, it’s that time of year again.  A time where football conversations about who deserves a shot of playing in the College Football Playoff turn into heated discussions and even arguments. To keep the fires of those discussions stoked heading into “...
Blades goalie Mike Severson (35) crouches in the crease as he looks for the puck in the second period of Saturday’s 4-1 loss to Forest Lake. Severson stopped 27 of the 30 shots he faced. (Staff photo by Josh Zimmer)
Boasting a two-game win steak over the Lakers  that saw the Steele County Blades score a combined 10 goals, Head coach Nick Adamek’s team were searching for a much needed win in USPHL league play.  After a loss Saturday night, the Blades were searching for answers.  Powered by two power play goals...
Junior linebacker Zach Mensink (21) wraps up an Elks ball carrier late in the fourth quarter Friday at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Huskies fell to the top-ranked Elks 19-7. (Staff photos by Josh Zimmer)
Minneapolis- Coming into the matchup, the Huskies knew that limiting the big plays against the run was going to be vital if they hope to have a chance at knocking off the top-ranked team in Class 5A. Unfortunately, a spell of turnovers offensively somewhat dimmed a bright defensive performance. ...
Dr. Lindra Kamphoff talks to students about grit and how it pertains to mental mindsets in high-performance athletes Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Willow Creek Intermediate School. Kamphoff is a professor at Minnesota State-Mankato and also does some consulting for the Minnesota Vikings
It isn’t everyday that as a student you get to talk to people whose profession deals with professional athletes. When that day comes however, children are on the edge of their seats.  That was the scene Wednesday at Willow Creek Intermediate School. For the fifth year in a row, the school conducted...


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