STAFF BLOG UNDER THE LIGHTS From ER to medalist: New Ulm's McKeeth wins sub-section meet
When Miranda McKeeth tapped in her par putt Monday, she received applause from everyone who watched the New Ulm golfer complete her round.
In part, those around the No. 18 green were acknowledging Mir... Posted on 5/19/09 at 8:05 AM
The school year has ended across the state. As students enjoy their summer of freedom, school districts are setting plans for who will be teaching them when they return in the fall. Most schools, facing stagnant or falling enrollment and little in the way of financial help from the state, will be laying off at least a few teachers. And as in years past, those teachers will most likely be the youngest, newest teachers, especially those who have not taught the three years needed to achieve tenure.
MARSHALL — Utilizing a clutch pitching performance by lanky junior Bryce Beyers, along with several stellar defensive plays and a three-hit, three-run first inning, the Pipestone Area Arrows are returning to the state baseball tournament for the fourth consecutive time.
The Arrows defeated New Ulm, 4-2, in the Section 3AA championship game Thursday at Legion Field to earn their way back to the state tourney, which will be played in St. Cloud, June 12-13.
WINDOM — Pipestone Area’s Greg Quist got it done on the hill and at the plate Wednesday afternoon, as the senior hurler limited New Ulm to two runs on four hits and smashed a pair of doubles in leading the Arrows to a 4-2 victory over the Eagles in a Section 3AA baseball winner’s bracket contest.
MONTEVIDEO — Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove won three softball games Tuesday, staying alive in the Section 3A double-elimination tournament.
With the three wins, the Falcons (16-5) have advanced to the section finals where they will tangle with Wabasso Thursday at 5 p.m. in Marshall.
RRC/W-WG will need to defeat the Rabbits twice to earn a trip to the state tournament.
PIPESTONE — Defending state Class AA champion Pipestone Area remains the team to beat in this year’s softball playoffs, as the Arrows won a pair of Section 3AA games Tuesday to begin their march toward a repeat performance.
WORTHINGTON — Beginning the second half on an 11-4 run Saturday night, the Worthington Trojans gained their first double-digit lead of the game and went on to claim a 68-51 victory over the New Ulm Eagles in a non-conference boys’ basketball matchup.
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