Friday, February 23, 2018

Sports

Meredith Wright (center) can’t quite get to a loose ball against Northfield on March 4.
Throughout the year, the Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team has had plenty of experience in close games. With nine of their 27 regular season games coming down to six points or less and a 7-2 record in those games, the experience of being locked in a tight matchup should be looked at as an...
Kasson-Mantorville senior Brady Berge, seen here in his championship match against P-E-M’s Dustin Dittrich, captured his sixth section championship at the Section 1AA Individual Tournament on February 25.
One year ago, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team put an exclamation point on the dominant season they were having on its way to the program’s second state championship. With nine wrestlers qualifying for the state tournament, it showed the top-level talent that the school has produced in order...
K-M seniors Alej Brekke-Diaz (left), MiKayla Grant (center) and Kristin Scott hold the HVL Championship trophy high after the KoMets’ 64-43 victory on Monday night.
Coming into this season, Kasson-Mantorville High School was prepared to show off its newly constructed North Gym to thousands of spectators. While the K-M volleyball team was the first to break in the new digs, the girls basketball team was paying attention and when they noticed that it was the...
K-M senior Brady Laumb was all fired up after his 2-0 decision over Albert Lea’s Tyler Harms in the Section 1AA Championship dual on February 18.
During the course of the year, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team has vowed to take everything one match and one dual at a time. Such a concept can be hard to do when defending a state championship, but simply defending the title was only part of the plan for the KoMets. They wanted to top what...
Throughout its season, the Dodge County girls hockey team showed flashes of what it could be capable of once they hit the playoffs. With a strong defense and just enough scoring punch, the Wildcats showed that they could slug it out with anyone they should run into in the section tournament and...
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...

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