Sunday, August 19, 2018

Sports

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...
Kasson-Mantorville center defenseman Lexie Worden came up on a corner kick to score a big goal, but it wasn’t enough to topple Rochester Lourdes.
With any season that comes to an end, there happens to be a lot of immediate reflection to digest what happened during the course of the year. Sometimes, that process can start as soon as the final whistle is blown to think how much a team has grown or what they could have done to keep their season...
KM/Triton runner Courtney West won her second consecutive HVL championship in the girls race.
The Kasson-Mantorville/Triton cross country team is a group that puts in plenty of time in order to hone their craft. In a sport where the goal is to run a 5k as fast as possible, a strong work ethic is required in order to see the success that the team has had throughout the past two months. All...
Defenseman Nataile Loy shields the ball from a Winona defender.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls soccer team went into their section seeding meeting a couple weeks ago thinking that they would get a pretty good draw for the upcoming tournament. The KoMets had played a tough schedule and had been playing some of their best soccer of the season leading up to the...
Matt Winkle rolls out of the pocket to look downfield against Pine Island on October 13.
The Kasson-Mantorville football team has had a tremendous season to date as they won their first six games of the season dating back to last Friday’s tilt against Pine Island. As they took the turf at KMTelecom Stadium, they had an opportunity to clinch their first division championship since 2013...
Brandon Nino (10) fires into Byron territory.
The season has not gone as planned for the Kasson-Mantorville boys soccer team as they entered this past week with just one victory on the season. Although the success hasn’t come in the amount they would like, the KoMets are keeping their heads up and continuing to grind through with the hope that...
Dalton Andrist let everybody know who’s ball it was after a Lourdes fumble in the first half.
The recent battles between the Kasson-Mantorville and Rochester Lourdes football team has been one-sided coming into their annual matchup on October 6. With the KoMets hosting a homecoming crowd, this year’s edition already had a big-time feel, but the extra pressure of dealing with past defeats...

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