Friday, April 3, 2020


Maddox Fritz takes control of his opponent during the JV dual with Zumbrota-Mazeppa.
A common theme for high school wrestling teams throughout the season is that they want to be at their best heading into the section tournaments in February. As the favorite time of the year for many wrestling fans comes up on the calendar, it’s safe to say that the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team...
It’s a Saturday morning at Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School. Once walking through the entrance, you can hear the noise of children playing in the hallway coming from the orange pod. As you get closer, the screams get louder and you start to see some of the children running into the hall....
Brady Berge looks for an opening in his match against Cade King on February 3. Berge’s committment to round back into form helped him win the 2016 Rochester Area Male Athlete of the Year award.
During the Rochester Area Sports Banquet on January 30, Brady Berge sat at a table as the Male Athlete of the Year award was about to be announced. Earlier in the night, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team had been well represented, but hadn’t taken home any hardware as head coach Jamie Heidt was...
The Kasson-Mantorville powerlifting team poses with their state championship trophy at the Minnesota State Powerlifting meet on February 4. Pictured are (left to right) Coach Kristin Yukness, Daniela Villagrana, Olivia Frantianni, Jisela Gonzalez, Mackenzie Edgar, Madi Michlog, Coach Cori Ronnenberg.
While the sport of powerlifting is beginning to grow nationally, it’s still a sport that’s in its infancy when it comes to high school competition in Minnesota. The Kasson-Mantorville powerlifting team knows this all too well as they’ve traveled to Wisconsin for a majority of its schedule for each...
KoMets’ guard Bailey Berge goes behind the back to feed an open Kristin Scott during K-M’s win over Triton on January 26.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team has made dominating the HVL a habit that’s going to be hard to break. Over the past 43 conference games, the KoMets have watched their opponents come and go only to have them come away empty handed as they continue to defend back-to-back conference...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Keaton Schorr works around Blue Earth Area’s Dalton Nagel in the first round of the Swalla Duals on January 28.
The challenges keep coming for the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team as it looks to defend its state championship from a year ago. Although it was to be expected that the KoMets would have a target on their back, the dominant fashion in which they have knocked down everything that has stood in...
K-M dancers spin in unison during their routine. In the front row (from left to right): Alyssa Cutshall, Makayla Griffin, Jenna Kuebler. In the back: Markayla Kujath, Olivia Dunagan.
The Kasson-Mantorville Varsity Dance Team took home the HVL Jazz championship during the conference’s dance championships on January 27.  The title marks the fourth stratight season that KoMettes have taken first in the event and also finished as a runner-up in the Kick competition later in the...
Brady Laumb looks to sweep the leg of Pine Island’s Brogan Kunz during a 138-pound match on January 19.
When it comes to wrestling powerhouses in Southeast Minnesota, the first two schools that come up in conversation are Kasson-Mantorville and Kenyon-Wanamingo. Over the past couple of years, the two schools have had epic battles that have determined the HVL championship and given both squads a test...
K-M junior Lexie Worden cuts through the Jays’ defense for a layup on January 17.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team is beginning to play some of its best basketball of the season as the KoMets picked up victories against Waseca and Cannon Falls last week. With the wins, the KoMets have improved their record to 12-4 on the season including 11 wins in their last 12...
The Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team takes time for a team photo after winning the Green Devil Duals in Osage, Iowa on January 14. The KoMets went 4-0 at the event and scored over 70 points in each dual.
Throughout the first half of the season, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team has been focused on continuing its dominance from last year. As the defending Minnesota Class AA State Champions, the KoMets have made a name for themselves within the state, but their performance is also beginning to...


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