Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sports

Angelle Junge twists on top of the vault.
With the Kasson-Mantorville/Triton gymnastics team starting to come into its own, there’s a lot of buzz when one of the perennial teams come to town for a meet. On January 4, that buzz was in the air as K-M-T hosted Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa. P-I-Z-M came into the meet ranked fourth in Class A...
Triton’s Drew Kelly shot 50 percent from the floor and led the Cobras with 24 points to help defeat Glenville-Emmons last week.
Over recent weeks, shots haven’t been falling for the Triton boys basketball team. Despite the issues, the Cobras have remained confident that they’re taking the right shots and they’ll eventually begin to fall. One of those moments came on December 28 when the Cobras traveled to Glenville-Emmons...
K-M wreslter Jared Johnson takes control of his quarterfinal match at the Minnesota Christmas Tournament on December 16. Johnson took home the Santa Hat by winning the 113-pound championship.
Back at the beginning of the winter season, Kasson-Mantorville Jamie Heidt was asked if there was one wrestler that stood out in his mind that stood out in his mind. The KoMets have been loaded with talent over the years and along with the usual suspects, there always seems to be one wrestler that...
Dodge County wing Lyndi Schubert tries to corrall a breakaway pass in the second period against Delano/Rockford on December 8.
When any team plays a pair of games in two consecutive nights, it’s a process that has even the best of athletes trying to prepare themselves for that situation. For high school athletes, the process becomes even more complex as they learn how to manage that scenario and how to play at their best....
Kasson-Mantorville’s Robby Horsman was one of five K-M wrestlers to win an individual title at the Winona Invite on December 2.
Year in and year out, the Kasson-Mantorville team just keeps rolling. Coming into this season, the program lost one of it’s strongest senior classes ever and it was up to the younger wrestlers to keep that tradition of success going. As the KoMets took the mat for the first time this season, they...
Dodge County’s Rose Kraus (28) scored along with Katie Montrose and Katrina Thoe as the Wildcats fell to St. Francis/North Branch 4-3 on November 25.
In the early part of the season, the Dodge County girls hockey team has looked like they will be a team to deal with. After taking home a victory in their season opener at Simley, the Wildcats displayed a deep offensive approach combined with a defensive effort that limits opportunities for their...
Dodge County goaltender Annabel Smith picked up her first career varsity win as the Wildcats defeated Simley 4-2.
The opening game of most seasons can be one that is waiting to reach its climax. With the anticipation for the opener building since the team started practice, everyone awaits for that one moment where everything feels like it did when they played their last game months ago.  The season opener for...
Kasson-Mantorville volleyball players huddle up while the Academy of Holy Angels celebrates their victory behind them. The KoMets fell in the fifth set by a score of 15-13 which knocked them out of the championship bracket of the Class AA State Tournament.
One of the phrases that Kasson-Mantorville volleyball coach Adam VanOort reiterates throughout every season is that volleyball is an uneven sport. In every match, there are multiple ups and downs that a team has to get through to get to their final goal. Sometimes, that means playing one of the...
The KoMets were feeling good in the closing moments …
In every sport, there are always sequences where the momentum swings backand-forth. While some sports represent the large pendulum of a grandfather clock, volleyball’s momentum shifts are more like a dog’s tail after seeing a bone out in the open. During the season for the Kasson-Mantorville...
Hunter Jennings (right) is greeted by Nick Roussopolos after a touchdown run against Winona Cotter on October 24.
Back in summer camp, Kasson-Mantorville Matt Winkle had his eyes set on the upcoming season. With an electric sophomore season in the rear view mirror, the upcoming junior season for Winkle needed to be a step forward to help the KoMets reach the state tournament. With that in mind, he looked back...

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