Monday, August 3, 2020

Sports

Winning a season opener is always fun and doing it on the home court makes it better. The NRHEG girls ran past Kenyon-Wanamingo 71-44 Thursday, Nov. 21, after playing to a 28-28 tie at the half. “We got a slow start in the first half,” commented Coach Onika Peterson, “but we rebounded well in the...
Every couple of years the question of the Blooming Prairie nickname comes up for discussion. Some are always agitating for a change to something other than the Awesome Blossoms. After all, they maintain that the current nickname is a very “sissy” name for athletic teams. However, they do not know...
The 2019 volleyball season culminated with a .500 record at 15-15, and the team handed out several awards at the annual honors program.  Julia Worke earned the MVP award and also made second team Gopher Conference All-star squad. Micalyn Trihus was named MVP on offense and earned an All-Conference...
The Blooming Prairie High School weight room underwent a face lift recently and it now is one of the most used spaces at the high school, says Ali Mach, activities director. Thanks to an allocation from the Blooming Prairie Education Foundation, the weight room has taken on a new look with the...
Karson Vigeland (15) attempts to prevent an Ada-Borup player from catching the football in Saturday’s state semi-final game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Vigeland scored one touchdown in the game for the Blossoms.
Several years of frustration disappeared quickly Saturday, Nov. 16, at U. S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis when the Awesome Blossom football team pitched a shutout over Ada-Borup 41-0 in the state playoff semifinals of Class 1A.  The win earned the Blossoms a second meeting against BOLD in the title...
For the first time in the school’s history, Blooming Prairie will be playing in a state football championship. The Blossoms delivered a cake walk over Ada-Borup 41-0 in Saturday’s semi-final playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to qualify for the state title game on Nov. 29. Blooming...
All good things must come to an end, and after winning their last 29 games the Owatonna Huskies run at becoming state champions for a third straight year came to an end at the hands of the St. Thomas Academy Cadets. The Cadets used a stingy defense, a momentum-shifting special teams play, and a...
After sweeping Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 3-0 in the first round of the state tournament, the Medford Tigers faced a familiar foe, fellow Gopher Conference member Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (W-E-M), in the state semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 8. It was the fourth meeting between the two teams this...
Senior quarterback Kaden Thomas threw for four touchdowns, and the Awesome Blossom football team punched its ticket to the state semi-finals with a convincing 42-20 victory over Springfield-Comfrey.  The game at Janesville on Saturday, Nov. 9, marked No. 11 in a row for the Blossoms on their...
It’s time for the Awesome Blossoms of Blooming Prairie to cash in at the bank. U.S. Bank Stadium, that is, with a couple of big victories leading to a state football title. Blooming Prairie is on the verge of winning its first ever state football championship as the unbeaten Blossoms (11-0)...

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