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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
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Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
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PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
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High School Sports
September 28, 2015
Doug Wolter: Worthington student fans putting more fun in volleyball
I really enjoy watching the Worthington Trojans volleyball team perform. They’re good athletes. I also enjoy watching the WHS student cheering...
September 28, 2015 - 8:38pm
June 29, 2015
Iowa prep softball: Sheldon, Sibley-Ocheyedan take losses
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — MOC-Floyd Valley plated six runs in the bottom of the sixth to pull away in an otherwise tight contest with Sheldon Monday. The Orabs trailed just 5-3 before the big frame. The rally earned the Dutch an 11-3 Siouxland Conference win. Sami Kleinwolterink was...
June 29, 2015 - 11:20pm
January 8, 2015
High school sports: Key contests are coming up
As the temperatures outside continue to drop and the calendar drifts further into January, big matchups are just on the horizon throughout southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa. One doesn’t need to look far into the future to find big-time matchups in basketball, wrestling,...
January 8, 2015 - 7:57pm
November 3, 2014
Doug Wolter: Looking back...and ahead
The fall sports season is escaping, as quickly as the optimism of Twins fans in the spring. Very soon, area high schools will begin the transition to winter sports. So before winter strikes like a snowball in the face, here are a few lingering thoughts from the season passing, plus...
November 3, 2014 - 8:48pm
August 21, 2014
Prep volleyball: Pipestone Area wins, Luverne loses in season openers
CANBY — In a hot, stuffy gym with no air conditioning on a muggy August night, it all came down to who could better handle the tough conditions when Pipestone Area and Canby met up for their season openers. The Arrows managed to overcome and take a 3-2 non-conference win to get...
August 21, 2014 - 9:54pm
August 18, 2014
Prep tennis: Luverne netters split with Montevideo, YME
LUVERNE — For the second time in only three days, the Luverne doubles teams had a big day Monday as the Cardinals opened up their home schedule. All...
August 18, 2014 - 8:35pm
August 17, 2014
Prep tennis: Consistency is key for Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Emily Williamson is confident about her tennis abilities. And confident about what she needs to work on to improve. “Consistency,”...
August 17, 2014 - 8:36pm
Prep tennis: Doubles lead Luverne to opening win
LUVERNE — All three doubles pairs picked up hard-fought wins to lead Luverne in a season-opening win Saturday. Although the tandems were new pairings for the Cardinals, each managed to beat their Lac qui Parle Valley opponents and make the difference in the 5-2 victory. “Our...
August 17, 2014 - 8:29pm
August 11, 2014
Prep sports: Fall teams get to work
WORTHINGTON — The fall sports regular season is just one week from being underway. The Worthington High girls tennis team will officially...
August 11, 2014 - 9:46pm
June 9, 2014
State golf: Mulder hopes to continue run of strong play
WORTHINGTON — It has been a long road to the Class AA boys state golf tournament for Worthington’s Will Mulder. When the Trojan junior carded...
June 9, 2014 - 11:26pm
December 14, 2013
Prep weekend roundup: Marshall's boys defeat Trojans on hardwood, Luverne hockey sweeps Morris/Benson
MARSHALL — Marshall senior Riley Sharbono scored 20 points to help hoist the Tigers past Worthington, 76-53, Saturday afternoon in a boys basketball game played in Marshall. The Trojans struggled to get anything going as Marshall came out aggressively and wanting a win on its home...
December 14, 2013 - 11:10pm
September 4, 2013
Doug Wolter: It's very early; area teams need the proper perspective
The high school football season has barely begun. So it’s too early to get overconfident. And too early to get demoralized, too. A rational perspective is what coaching staffs need to be drilling into their players these days. And nowhere are the extremes more evident than they...
September 4, 2013 - 10:01pm
March 18, 2009
State Class AAA Girls Basketball: New Prague advances past Worthington
MINNEAPOLIS - In an exciting game that came down to the final minute, the top-seeded New Prague Trojans advanced with a 54-50 victory against Worthington in Wednesday's Class AAA state girls' basketball tournament quarterfinal game.
March 18, 2009 - 12:23pm