JORDAN — It would be incredibly cliché to say Day 1 of the Class AA golf state tournament was a hole-in-one Tuesday, but thanks to Jackson County Central’s Kaylee Benson, there’s no other way to describe it.
WINDOM — Effectively running the floor well, crashing the offensive glass with authority and getting to the free-throw line 17 times in the first half Monday night, the Mountain Lake Christian Bears mounted a 33-12 halftime advantage and claimed a 55-35 victory over the Round Lake-Brewster Raiders in a non-conference high school boys’ basketball game at the Business, Arts & Recreation Center (BARC) in Windom.
NORTHFIELD — Paced by a pair of strong lead-run performances from five-time veterans Austyn Thier and Megan Sauer, the Adrian Dragons finished seventh Saturday afternoon in the team standings of the girls’ Class A state high school cross country meet at St. Olaf College.
NORTHFIELD — A season-long goal for 25 area high school cross country runners will be realized Saturday afternoon on the campus of St. Olaf College in Northfield as they will be part of the 2011 Class A state cross country meet.
SLAYTON — Smooth-running Austyn Thier won her first-ever varsity cross country meet Monday afternoon as the determined senior claimed the Red Rock Conference individual title and paced the Adrian Dragons to their ninth consecutive team championship.
MARSHALL — Placing each of their five scoring runners among the top 10 finishers Monday afternoon, the Adrian Dragons claimed an impressive team title with 20 points at the Marshall Invitational varsity girls’ cross country meet at Independence Park.
MARSHALL — When Windom’s Jesse Grove came in with a round of 83, he had no idea he’d even be in contention to earn a spot at the state tournament.
However, as the scores kept funneling in at Wednesday’s Section 3A boys’ golf meet, Grove’s score was holding up.
WORTHINGTON — Putting a total of 22 individuals among the top-three finishers in 13 different events and winning all four of the relay races Thursday afternoon, the Worthington Trojan boys continued to shine and claimed an impressive team victory at the Sub-Section 9 track and field meet under nearly ideal weather conditions at Trojan Field.
WORTHINGTON — Competing on a beautiful late spring afternoon — which has been a rare occurrence during April and May of 2011 — high school girls’ track and field athletes from eight teams participated in the Sub-Section 9 meet at Trojan Field Thursday, seeking qualification for next week’s Section 3A state-meet qualifying event.
SLAYTON — Fueled by five individual first-place performances and several other top-five finishes Thursday afternoon, the Murray County Central Rebels claimed the boys’ team championship at the Red Rock Conference track and field meet.
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