Friday, March 23, 2018


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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Now, this column may peak your interest if you happen to be a fan of the NFL. It could entice you if you were or still are a fan of Washington State University. If you don’t fall into either category, then maybe you’re just a fan of a good ole fashion story about making the most of a second chance...
Owatonna shortstop Jenna VonRuden (3) prepares to throw to first base in the Huskies' 4-1 loss to Rochester Century in Big Nine Conference action Tuesday. VonRuden recorded the lone RBI in the loss. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Just a day removed from having a contest cancelled due to rain, it was a perfect day for the Owatonna softball team to host Kids Night at Morehouse Park. If only there was a perfect ending. Mustering just four hits, the Huskies were unable to battle back from an early deficit, falling to Rochester...
Owatonna's Mitch Wiese (12) attempts to attack the offensive zone of Duluth during the first quarter of the Huskies' 9-2 win over the Wolfpack Saturday at OHS Stadium. The win marked Owatonna's fourth-straight win. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Searching for its fourth-straight win, the Owatonna boys lacrosse team played host to Duluth High School Saturday at OHS Stadium. It took a while for the offense to get into a rhythm, but when it did, there was no shortage of firepower. Scoring a game-high four goals, junior Tyler Wencl led a...
Winona State University quarterback John Rumpza prepares for a play-action pass during the team's spring game in Winona Saturday. Rumpza, who is a former Blooming Prairie star, is currently in a position battle to be the starter. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
When you’re used to being “the guy,” it’s often demoralizing having to stand from amongst teammates along the sidelines waiting for your number to be called. For former Blooming Prairie High School and current Winona State University quarterback John Rumpza, it was an opportunity two years in the...
Owatonna's Josh Nelson prepares to sling a shot toward the net during the first quarter of the Huskies' 12-0 win over Mankato High Monday night at OHS Stadium in Big Nine Conference Action. Nelson scored a game-high five goals. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Just a game removed from a 12-goal performance, the Owatonna boys lacrosse team was hoping to make it two in a row with a win over Mankato High School. Afer Monday's night affair, Mankato will be sure to double-team attacker Josh Nelson the next time the two teams play. Scoring a game-high five...


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