Thursday, January 18, 2018


Owatonna junior Mitch Wiese's strong work ethic and impeccable character has help him to excel at football, lacrosse and hockey while at OHS. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
For Owatonna junior Mitch Wiese, playing sports has been a way of life.  At four years old, he put on a pair of ice skates for the first time. By the third grade, he was playing youth football. And by the time he was in the seventh grade, after years of playing baseball, he was playing lacrosse. ...
Owatonna pitcher Jacob Gauthier (7) throws a pitch in game one of the Huskies' double-header against Northfield Thursday at Dartts Park in Owatonna. The senior held a no-hitter through four innings in game one as Owatonna won 6-3. The Huskies dropped game two 6-1. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
After a comeback win over Faribault on Tuesday, the Owatonna baseball team returned to Chuck Fuller Field in Dartts Park to host Northfield in a Big Nine Conference doubleheader. Thursday night also happened to be Senior Night, where the Huskies were to recognize the future graduates on all their...
Owatonna's Kenna West (4) attacks upfield as Mankato defenders close in during the Huskies' 4-3 loss Tuesday at OHS Stadium. It was the Huskies first loss in eight games. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
In their first matchup of the season, the Owatonna girls lacrosse team was able to use a second-half surge to pull away from Mankato High School for a 10-7 in Mankato. Tuesday’s matchup at OHS Stadium may have provided similar fireworks, but a more somber ending for the Huskies. With roughly 20...
Owatonna's Walker Nelson (1) attacks the net during the Huskies'14-9 win over Northfield Friday night at OHS Stadium. Nelson led the offensive charge with five goals and three assists. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
The last time the Owatonna High School boys lacrosse team played Northfield, it came down to the final seconds before the Huskies dropped their lone conference loss of the season. Friday night at OHS Stadium, Owatonna had one thing on their mind. Redemption and Walker Nelson led the charge. Scoring...
Team scores: Medford 163, Rochester Area Christian Educators 133, J-W-P 105, MN State Academy for the Deaf 80, Bethlehem Academy 55 Individual results 100-meter dash: 2. Noah Pirkl 12.40, 3. Jerone Chavis 12.68, 4. Warren Garza 13.91. 200-meter dash: 2. Levi Larsen 26.37, 4. Devon List 27.58, 7. I...
Owatonna No.1 singles player  Eden Mrozek returns a volley during the Huskies 7-0 sweep over Austin Thursday in Big Nine Conference action at the OHS tennis courts. Mrozek went 2-0 on the day. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Looking to end the regular season on a high note, the Owatonna boys tennis team hosted a pair of Big Nine Conference foes in Austin and Northfield Thursday at the OHS tennis courts. In the first match of the day, the Huskies made quick work of the Packers, winning in a 7-0 sweep. No.1 singles...
NRHEG first baseman Kayley Camerer (15) records the final out to seal the Panthers' 10-5 comeback win over Medford in Gopher Conference action Thursday in Medford. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Medford - Through six innings, the Medford High School softball team looked to be a mere three outs away from extending the school’s single-season wins record to seven. The NRHEG Panthers on the other hand, who won a close decision over Maple River on Tuesday, were challenged by their head coach...
Owatonna third baseman Brady Schuster (11) prepares to throw to first base as Abe Havelka (3) runs to cover third base during the Huskies' 6-4 loss to Albert Lea Tuesday at Darrts Park in Big Nine Conference action. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Generating momentum after a recording wins over Rochester John Marshall and Eden Prairie, the Owatonna High School baseball team was looking to make it three in a row against Albert Lea. The Huskies managed to fight back to make it a two-run ballgame after trailing 5-0. They just simply ran out of...
Owatonna's Josh Nelson celebrates with Walker Nelson after a goal in the Huskies' 20-10 Big Nine Confernce win over Rochester Mayo Friday at OHS Stadium. Both players combined for seven goals in the win. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
 Facing a 3-1 deficit just minutes into the first quarter, the Owatonna boys lacrosse team was looking for the spark that could ignite the comeback. Junior Tyler Wencl didn’t just provide the spark. He was the surge. Scoring seven goals, Wencl (6-2, 5-1 Big Nine) led the Huskies to a 20-10 regular...
Owatonna's Kodey Kiel (8) connects with the ball for a single in the Huskies'14-2 loss to Austin Thursday at Darrts Park. Kiel went 1-for-3 in the loss.
Just a day removed from being the victim of a no-hitter, the Owatonna baseball team was looking to regroup and get back to on track against Austin Thursday. The Packers, winners of their last two, were looking to make it three in a row. Austin didn’t just win, they dominated. Nursing a 6-0 lead,...


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