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Area boys basketball
February 23, 2014
3AA boys basketball: Arrows, T-M-B are among first-round winners
PIPESTONE — The Pipestone Area Arrows advanced in the section 3AA boys basketball tournament with their 74-56 win over BOLD. Justin Rops scored 22 points to lead the Arrows and Collin Moeller added 20. Boyer Bouman and Brayden Baartman added 11 apiece. Trent Athmann had 19 for...
February 23, 2014 - 11:36pm
3A boys basketball: Southwest Christian runs away from Edgerton
WORTHINGTON — Leighton Sampson said he and his team wanted to play some strong defense. To say Southwest Christian accomplished that might be an understatement. The Eagles forced 40 turnovers and Sampson scored a game-high 21 points as top-seeded Southwest Christian defeated...
February 23, 2014 - 11:28pm
February 19, 2014
Boys basketball: H-BC trips Adrian; Spirit Lake nips JCC
ADRIAN — Tuesday night’s clash in Adrian between the Dragons and Hills-Beaver Creek provided just a preview of what is to come in the Section 3A boys basketball tournament. The teams will turn around and square with each other this Saturday, on a day dubbed as “Super Saturday”...
February 19, 2014 - 12:20am
February 18, 2014
Boys basketball: Raiders dispatch Red Rock; JCC defeats Blue Earth Area
LAMBERTON — Fulda splashed in 11 of its 25 attempts from beyond the arc to take down the Red Rock Central Falcons Monday night in a clash between two Red Rock Conference boys basketball foes. Cole Dierks led the Raiders’ barrage of three point shots, nailing 8-of-10 to finish...
February 18, 2014 - 12:05am
February 16, 2014
Boys basketball roundup: SWC’s boys win; WHS falls
MARSHALL — In a battle of outstanding high school boys basketball teams, Southwest Christian trailed Dawson-Boyd 48-39 with about 10 minutes to go Saturday at Southwest Minnesota State College. But a 19-2 run gave the Eagles a 58-50 lead, and they held on. Dawson-Boyd was unbeaten...
February 16, 2014 - 11:11pm
February 15, 2014
Boys basketball: JCC upends Redwood Valley; H-BC nips Edgerton
REDWOOD FALLS — Doing just about everything well, the oncoming Jackson County Central Huskies earned a 75-65 Southwest Conference victory over Redwood Valley Friday night, highlighting area high school boys’ basketball action. Limiting the high-scoring Cardinals to 20...
February 15, 2014 - 12:20am
February 14, 2014
Boys basketball: Redwood Valley, Fairmont No. 1 in Section 3AA brackets
MARSHALL — Redwood Valley and Fairmont are the top seeds for the upcoming Section 3AA boys basketball tournament. Redwood Valley is No. 1 in the north sub-section and Fairmont is No. 1 in the south. Just one game is scheduled on the tournament’s first night, as Yellow Medicine...
February 14, 2014 - 12:21am
February 12, 2014
Boys basketball: Kruse leads Ellsworth; Murray County Central, SWU roll to victory
ADRIAN — Justin Kruse, a 6-5 junior center for Ellsworth, had a banner game Tuesday as his 32 points and 19 rebounds sparked a high-scoring 92-81 victory for the Panthers over the hosting Adrian Dragons in Red Rock Conference boys’ basketball action. The Panthers (18-6, 12-4)...
February 12, 2014 - 12:04am
February 11, 2014
Boys basketball: Ver Steeg’s 1,000th point boosts G-LR; SWU bests Edgerton
SIBLEY, Iowa — Tanner Ver Steeg, a talented all-around three-year starter for George-Little Rock’s boys basketball team, enjoyed a big night for the Mustangs Monday. Ver Steeg, a 6-0 senior guard, scored a school record 43 points — on 16-of-29 field goals (all two pointers)...
February 11, 2014 - 12:08am
February 9, 2014
Boys basketball: Redwood Valley defeats Luverne; Minneota tops Fulda
REDWOOD FALLS — Despite an outstanding offensive performance from Luverne’s Josh Slieter, Redwood Valley rolled to a 78-54 Southwest Conference boys basketball victory Saturday. Moving out to a 45-24 halftime lead, the hosts maintained the lead in the second half to win convincingly....
February 9, 2014 - 10:26pm
February 4, 2014
Boys basketball: SWC downs MACCRAY, SWU escapes Ellsworth
EDGERTON — Drilling 10 three-pointers and having more than twice as many assists (17) as turnovers (eight), Southwest Minnesota Christian improved to 16-2 for the season with a non-conference boys basketball win over MACCRAY Monday. Nate Pfeifle connected on six of those three-pointers...
February 4, 2014 - 1:02am
February 1, 2014
Boys basketball: SWU trips H-BC by a point; Windom Area comes close at Redwood Valley
HILLS — With Hill-Beaver Creek leading 22-11 in the first half, the Southwestern United Wildcats fired themselves up and outscored the Patriots 26-8 for the rest of the second half. They took a seven point lead into the break toward a 60-59 victory in boys basketball action at Hills...
February 1, 2014 - 12:50am
January 31, 2014
Boys basketball: Harmening boosts JCC past Arrows, Adrian downs Fulda
JACKSON — In part thanks to a steal, a two-handed slam dunk and made free throws by senior Jon Harmening with roughly two minutes remaining, Jackson County Central held on for a thrilling four-point win over Pipestone Area in an exciting Southwest Conference boys basketball game...
January 31, 2014 - 12:16am