Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sports

Since the Dodge County Speedway closed its gates on a regular schedule in 2015, the venue has seen many attempts to try and get it back on its feet. This summer, promoter Chris Abts was the latest to take a crack at the tall task and rolled out a soft schedule to see what the market for racing was...
K-M football head coach and activities director Broc Threinen addresses his team after a practice on Monday morning.
The Kasson-Mantorville activities director position has seen its share of faces in recent years. After Kyle Huneke stepped down last June, his successor was going to be the fifth person to fill the role in the past 15 years. A couple weeks ago, that successor turned out to be Broc Threinen. Already...
The climate in the state of Minnesota is one that is constantly changing. In the winter, the struggle to stay warm as temperatures dip under zero is one that can be defeated by simply putting on another jacket or a couple more layers of clothing. But, in the summer, it’s not that easy. As the...
The Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team is in a period of transition this summer as Terry Pederson takes over for Kelly Raymond as the head coach. While some of the things are a work in progress under Pederson, the KoMets have responded well and had a solid showing at a tournament in Winona...
The K-M Blue Diamonds were recognized on Friday afternoon for their outstanding sportsmanship with the Youth 1st Team Sportsmanship Award for their conduct during a tournament in Owatonna last month.  The Youth 1st Team Award recognizes positive behavior from players, coaches and everyone...
If one were to have a conversation with Chris Abts, it wouldn’t take long to realize that he has a life-long passion for racing. Ever since he was a kid, Abts has spent a majority of his life around a racetrack, particularly the Mississippi Thunder Speedway in Fountain City, Wisconsin. Abts and his...
As the host city of Triton High School, the sport of baseball hasn’t been a strong suit for Dodge Center in 2016. The Cobras finished with just a pair of wins on the season thanks to a lineup that was learning to play at the varsity level. However, the season was more of a process to prepare the...
While sitting in our weekly staff meeting (and multitasking), I was alerted that DCI Managing Editor Mark DeLap was actually talking to me during the meeting. To be honest, this wasn’t an isolated incident during the staff meeting, but what DeLap was suggesting was something that I found to be...
Often times when somebody refers to the game of baseball, it’s considered to be a grind for the players involved. While that reference usually refers to the 162-game Major League Baseball schedule, it also holds true for high school athletes that are looking to refine their game year-round. In the...
When watching a NFL game in today’s era, the game has evolved into one that craves the spotlight. A quick highlight on ESPN shows quarterbacks, running backs and receivers making spectacular plays and scoring touchdowns in the process. Even levels of the defense get some highlights with sacks,...

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Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
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Kasson, MN 55944

 

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