Monday, April 24, 2017


The Owatonna Husky fan section was alive on the evening of March 3, the night that the Owatonna High School adapted floor hockey team won their ticket to the state tournament. Staff photo by Anna Segner.
There was a lot riding on the Owatonna High School’s adapted floor hockey team during their last playoff game against the Mounds View/Irondale/Roseville Rams on Thursday, March 3. Their win earned them the south’s first seed at the state tournament. The Huskies pulled through with a 13-4 win...
Cade King, wrestling at 132 pounds, looks for guidance during his match against Charlie DesMarais on Friday morning. Staff photo by Chris Schad.
It was a successful weekend for the Owatonna wrestling team at the state tournament over the weekend as Peyton Robb earned his second state individual championship and Brandon Moen won his first for the Huskies. Robb’s title, which came in at 120 pounds after winning at 106 a year ago, got off to a...
Alex Burns (grade 12) celebrates his goal against the South Suburban Jets with a fist pump into the air.  Staff photo by Anna Segner.
The Owatonna adapted floor hockey team won their ninth consecutive game of the season on Thurs. Feb. 18 at the Junior High School gym against the South Suburban Jets. The final score was 11 to 4.  With assistance from the other players, 10th grader Taylor Hagen scored three goals, 12th grader Alex...
Cordell Peterson, of New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva, lost a 2-1 heartbreaking decision to Kenyon-Wanamingo’s Jared Clawiter in the 126-pound match in section team wrestling action in Kenyon on Feb. 14. Staff photo by Alan Van Ormer.
The Blooming Prairie wrestling team bowed out of the section team tournament, losing 45-21 to New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva at Kenyon on Thursday, Feb. 11.   Five local matmen won their bouts, but the overall strength and the forfeits to the Panthers proved too much for the locals.  The...
Blooming Prairie’s Marissa Larson shoots for the Blooming Prairie Blossoms last Tuesday night in Blooming Prairie. During the game against Medford, the Blossoms earned a 35-30 win. Photo by Laura Berndt.
Missed opportunities may have cost the Blooming Prairie girls basketball team the chance for a big upset, but United South Central survived a 55-44 victory over BP on the Blossoms’ home floor.  The locals managed just five points in the last four minutes, which included three turnovers, four missed...
Cordell Peterson of New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva recently earned his 100th wrestling victory last week on the mat. Staff file photo by Alan Van Ormer.
The New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva wrestler who feared he might never wrestle again just got his 100th win.  On Jan. 16, senior Cordell Peterson pinned his opponent within the first period during a team tournament in Lake Mills, Iowa.  “It feels pretty great, because not many people can say...
Blooming Prairie’s Kylie Forystek sets her sights on the loose ball as the Cardinals close in last Tuesday evening. Staff photo by Laura Berndt.
Down by just eight points with 5 minutes left in the half, a Loyola press forced Blooming Prairie turnovers and a 20-2 run for the Crusaders in a 68-33 girls basketball victory over the locals at Mankato Saturday. Jan. 9.   The Blossoms now stand at 9-3 overall and 3-1 in the conference. The...
NRHEG guard Oakley Baker clears this rebound during Saturday’s loss to Hayfield in high school boys basketball action. Staff photo by Alan Van Ormer.
Now that the annual holiday vacation is complete for another year, the area high school sports teams are ready to dive back into action.  With the winter season now almost half over, some exciting contests remain on the schedule for four area schools. At Blooming Prairie High School the basketball...
NRHEG’s John Cole boxes out during a boys basketball game against Medford on Friday night at the Medford High School gym. NRHEG pulled away for the victory. Staff photo by Alan Van Ormer.
Both New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) basketball teams had good nights against Medford on Friday, Dec. 18.  The girls kept their record clean at 5-0 with a 58-51 victory over the Tigers on the home court, while the boys defeated the hosts 66-38, with a big second half. The Panther...
Blooming Prairie’s sophomore Marten Morem attempts to make the rebound during Friday evening’s game against the Medford Tigers in Blooming Prairie.  Staff photo by Laura Berndt
After a first half that was closely contested the full 18 minutes, the Blooming Prairie boys basketball team scored 40 second half points to defeat Alden-Conger 71-57 on Saturday, Dec 12.   The non-conference victory climaxed a rare Saturday doubleheader, with the Blossom girls playing the first...


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