Wednesday, June 28, 2017


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,...
Blooming Prairie soon-to-be juniors Cameron Kubista (top) and Kory Rafdal (bottom) look to get their way through and past defenders of Providence Catholic High School in Illinois as part of the “Shootout in the Dells” event Thursday and Friday at various sites in Baraboo, Wis.
Every summer, tourists flock to the tiny south central Wisconsin town of Wisconsin Dells to hangout in one of their abundant water parks. But for members of the Blooming Prairie boys’ basketball team, their intention for visiting the “waterpark capital of the world” was to spend some time on the...
Blooming Prairie junior golfer Taylor Christianson made her third trip to the MSHSL State Golf Tournament last week at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker.
Blooming Prairie’s Taylor Christianson is no stranger to competing at the Minnesota State High School League Girls’ State Golf Tournament. The junior had qualified in two previous years and she had her best state rounds in the 2016 edition last Tuesday and Wednesday at Pebble Creek Golf Club in...
Steph Kretlow
In the 2015 Minnesota State High School League Track and Field Championships, Owatonna’s Jacob Johnson pulled off a fourth place finish in the 110-meter hurdles with St. Paul Como Park’s Trevon Clay coming away with the title. Johnson and Clay returned to Hamline University Saturday at the 2016...
The Kasson-Mantorville baseball team opened its season with a victory on Monday evening as they went on the road and defeated Zumbrota-Mazeppa by a score of 4-2. While the KoMets were only able to record six hits in the game, they were very opportunistic thanks to their speed and athleticism on the...
Maddie Wagner goes up for a shot against a quartet of Waterville-Elysian-Morristown defenders in the Section 2AA South Sub-Section championship Monday, March 7. Staff photo by Joe Tischler.
For the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva girls’ basketball to claim their fourth Section 2AA South Sub-Section championship in five years, they would have to beat a team that defeated them twice in the regular season in Waterville-Elysian-Morristown. Halfway through the Section 2AA South Sub-...
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...


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