Thursday, January 18, 2018


Blooming Prairie’s Alex Ille (front) fights off his opponent during the NRHEG Invite on Sept. 20 at Riverview Golf Course. Ille took home a second place finish.
Unusually good weather for a cross-country meet treated the Blossom cross country boys well, as they finished second to Mankato Loyola/Cleveland in an 8- team invitational meet at New Richland Tuesday.    Twin City United claimed third, with Lyle-Pacelli, and Maple River following.  WEM, NRHEG, and...
Juan Maya (left) and Nate Smith rush to guard Minnetonka’s Hudson Meester as he pushes the ball into the Skippers offensive zone. The Huskies would pull off the upset of No. 5 Minnetonka 1-0 Saturday at the Owatonna Soccer Complex.
The Owatonna boys’ soccer team was looking to rebound after failing to complete the comeback attempt on Thursday against Northfield.  There was no better match-up to do so against than No. 5 Minnetonka.  On a cool Saturday evening at the Owatonna Soccer Complex, with a mix of great goaltending and...
Junior Midfielder Kenna West kicks the ball to alleviate the attack of the Scarlets Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Owatonna Soccer Complex. Owatonna would lose thier second game of the season 2-0.
In any sporting event, the game is not over until the clock reads all zeros. Unfortunately, the Owatonna girls soccer team had to be on the receiving end of one of those crushing losses. The Lady Huskies fell to Mankato West 2-0 in their matchup Thursday night at the Owatonna Soccer Complex.  There...
One year ago, the Kasson-Mantorville and Triton football teams hit the field at KMTelecom Stadium in anticipation for what the 2015 season would bring. For the Cobras, their 20-6 victory that afternoon helped set the tone for a 7-3 year that was fueled by a strong pass rush and steady ground game....
Senior ‘keeper Aiden Buryska dives to deflect a shot during Owatonna’s matchup against Lakeville North on Saturday, Aug. 26. The Huskies would play to a 0-0 tie. Bottom: Mitch Mayer leaps to head the ball off of a corner kick.
“I was extremely impressed by our guys.”  That was Head soccer coach Bob Waypa’s expression when his No.15 ranked Huskies battled 1AA opponent Lakeville North on a rainy Saturday in Lakeville to a 0-0 tie.  The tie comes just days after losing their season opening match up to Burnsville on Thursday...
Freshman runningback Rodney Smith attempts to stiff arm an Ohio University defender during their matchup on September 26,2015. Smith will look to continue his rushing success in 2016 for the Gophers offense.
When you’re in a conference that boasts powerhouse programs like Ohio State and Michigan State, a 6-7 season is just not going to cut it. However, back in May, first year Head Coach Tracy Claeys said that last season was just a hiccup in the road to prominence.  “I believe this is our best football...
Varsity defensive line coach Delles Solie teaches the proper positioning of your hands when striking to upcoming freshman and sophomores at the Owatonna football camp August 10, 2016.
For boys growing up in Owatonna, Husky football is a way of life. The 5A Minnesota powerhouse is known for generating some of the state’s best players.   For three days this past week, kids of all ages had the opportunity not only to hang out with some members of the varsity staff but its players...
Dennis Green
Faith, family, and football. Dennis Green preached those three ‘F’s, and in that specific order, to his players over 13 seasons as an NFL head coach, ten of which were with the Minnesota Vikings (1992-2001). Green passed away late Thursday night at the age of 67 following complications of cardiac...
Staff photos by Joe Tischler Just graduated pitchers NRHEG’s Dempsey Tucker and Medford’s Nicholas Meixner were under an innings limit throughout their careers. A new recommendation seeks to replace that with a pitch limit for next season.
With spring high school baseball, summer little league or legion ball, and camps in the winter, baseball is becoming a year-round sport. All of that throwing can put wear and tear on even the younger pitchers. With that in mind, the National Federation of State High School Associations last week,...
Marlene Stollings
As the only major college in the state in all sports, the University of Minnesota reaches fans from all corners and depths of the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” When the 2016 Gopher Road Trip stopped in Owatonna last month, we were given opportunities to speak with the new athletic director, Mark Coyle,...


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