STAFF BLOG UNDER THE LIGHTS Football polls released for Oct. 6
Minneapolis (AP) The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of October 6, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep ... Posted on 10/6/10 at 5:32 PM
SLAYTON — Once again putting six runners among the top-13 finishers, the still-improving Worthington High School boys’ cross country squad won its third straight meet of the season Tuesday, claiming the team title at the Rebel Invitational at Slayton’s Golf Course.
HILLS — It might not be on the level of David defeating Goliath, but the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots’ 34-28 victory over the Edgerton/Ellsworth Flying Dutchmen, the No. 1 9-man team in the state, might be a close second.
HILLS — The total numbers in Hills-Beaver Creek’s camp are down slightly from last season when the Patriots enjoyed an 8-2 overall record, but there are still plenty of reasons for optimism in the very far southwest corner of the state as the 2012 high school football campaign gets under way.
EDGERTON — Scoring six touchdowns on 10 plays in the first quarter Thursday evening, the defending Minnesota State 9-man football champions — the Edgerton/Ellsworth Flying Dutchmen — opened up a 46-0 lead by the period’s end and claimed a 66-16 victory over Alden-Conger.
WORTHINGTON — With several highly-successful individual performances by area golfers at the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Class A and Class AA state meets, which wrapped up June 13, another year of high school athletics is in the books — a recent “blast from the past.”
ST. PAUL — Fulda’s Sylvia Zanini and Windom’s Hannah Steele are each among the top qualifiers in both the girls’ discus and shot put events at the Class A Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) track and field state meet, which begins this afternoon at Klaus Field on the campus of Hamline University in St. Paul.
WORTHINGTON — Red Rock Conference awards were announced for the softball season with Edgerton/Southwest Christian leading the way with five all-conference representatives and Murray County Central right behind the Flying Dutchmen with four players named to the all-conference squad.
PIPESTONE — On a nearly perfect day for high school track and field competition, athletes from across Section 3A sought to perform their best Thursday at Paulsen Field in hopes of qualifying for next week’s Minnesota State Meet at Hamline University, June 8-9.
WORTHINGTON — Red Rock Conference baseball honors were awarded with Murray County Central, Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin and Red Rock Central/Westbrook Walnut Grove leading the way with four representatives from each team.
LUVERNE — On what turned out to be a very nice day for a high school track and field meet — after it finally stopped raining — athletes from the eight teams competing in the Sub-Section 10 meet at Cardinal Field earned advancement to next week’s Section 3A competition with many sparkling performances Thursday.
SLAYTON — Once again riding an impressive performance that resulted in four gold medals from Jack Thony Thursday afternoon, the Murray County Central Rebels claimed the 2012 Red Rock Conference high school boys’ track and field team championship by racking up 167 points.
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