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February 18, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Jackson County Central matches record; MLA, Adrian, Fulda advance
WASECA — They say history repeats itself. For the Jackson County Central boys basketball team, that’s certainly the case. A year after setting the school record with 19 wins, the Huskies tied that mark Thursday with an 81-64 victory over Waseca. In a game that saw the teams...
February 18, 2016 - 11:48pm
February 10, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Worthington knocks off Jackson County Central; Marshall nips Pipestone Area
JACKSON — Worthington picked up the season sweep over rival Jackson County Central Tuesday by doing a little bit of everything. The Trojan defense was lights-out in the first half as the Huskies managed just 11 points. They got a little more going in the second, but WHS added 39...
February 10, 2016 - 12:12am
Prep boys basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena bests Ellsworth; Behrends leads Jackson County Central
OKABENA — A sparkling 21-point performance from senior Travis Behrends lifted Heron Lake-Okabena to a 58-53 victory over Ellsworth in a Red Rock Conference boys basketball clash which was closely-contested all the way. The Wildcats (3-18 overall, 3-11 in the conference) earned a...
February 10, 2016 - 12:07am
February 1, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Worthington stifles Luverne; Heron Lake-Okabena loses halftime lead
LUVERNE — Morgan Haugen had a milestone night for Luverne, but Worthington got the last laugh. The Cardinals’ senior guard needed 15 points coming in to reach 1,000 for her career. She scored 16. Still, it wasn’t enough for the home team to avoid the season sweep against its...
February 1, 2016 - 11:48pm
Prep boys basketball: Southwest Minnesota Christian, Windom Area pick up wins
ADRIAN — Three-point shooting told the story in Adrian, where Southwest Christian converted 13 of 25 attempts compared to Adrian’s 1-of-15. That was more than the difference as the Eagles earned a 76-67 boys basketball victory Monday night. Colby Den Herder scored 23 points for...
February 1, 2016 - 11:38pm
January 27, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Close matchups dot area landscape
WINDOM — The Jackson County Central Huskies stole the 46-45 win from the Windom Area Eagles in a matchup that came down to the final seconds. The Eagles put up a shot as the clock was winding down, but they came up short. Jayni Anderson led the winning offense scoring 14 points...
January 27, 2016 - 12:22am
January 25, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek, Mountain Lake Area take nonconference losses
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Central Lyon used a big second quarter to pull away and eventually take control Monday night. In a cross-border contest, the Lions were able to run away from Hills-Beaver Creek to take a 68-46 victory. The two squads were knotted at 12 after the first quarter,...
January 25, 2016 - 10:34pm
January 24, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Ellsworth wins third straight; Pipestone Area tops Fairmont
WESTBROOK — The Ellsworth Panthers overcame a first-half deficit from the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers to pull away in the second and take their third straight win, 52-45. In the opening minutes of the game, the Chargers surged ahead to create a 25-10 lead. Ellsworth was able...
January 24, 2016 - 9:09pm
January 20, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Marshall claws out win over Jackson County Central
JACKSON — In a spirited comeback effort, the Jackson County Central Huskies came within striking distance of toppling the fifth-ranked Class...
January 20, 2016 - 12:26am
Prep girls basketball: Worthington pulls away late; Fulda falls to Canby
ADRIAN — Worthington led by a single point with five minutes remaining in the game, but Emma Gerber led the Trojans in a final surge to take a 58-47 nonconference win over Adrian. The senior finished with only six points, but she made several rebounds and set up key scoring opportunities...
January 20, 2016 - 12:12am
January 12, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Adrian holds off Red Rock Central; Windom Area, Edgerton win close contests
ADRIAN — A 20-10 run during the first half made all the difference for Adrian Monday. Red Rock Central got out to a hot start, but the Dragons...
January 12, 2016 - 12:24am
Prep girls basketball: Mountain Lake Area takes nailbiter; Jackson County Central wins big
MOUNTAIN LAKE — Only 13 miles separate Windom and Mountain Lake geographically. The battle between their girls basketball teams Monday night was even closer than that. The Eagles came back from a 10-point halftime deficit to make things interesting. MLA was able to hang on, however,...
January 12, 2016 - 12:16am
January 10, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Piotter leads Red Rock Central; Mountain Lake falls on the road
LAMBERTON — Ramsey Piotter went off against the opposing Wabasso Rabbits Saturday. The junior forward finished with 18 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists to lead RRC to victory. The Falcons other great performance came from junior Rachel Kedl. The forward racked up 17 points and...
January 10, 2016 - 11:15pm
January 6, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Jackson County Central drops Worthington; Edgerton hangs on
JACKSON — Jackson County Central put in the effort and reaped the rewards of an 84-48 Big South Conference win over Worthington Tuesday. “They’re a good team,” Trojans’ head coach Clint Meyer said. “To be honest, they just kicked our tails on both ends of the floor. They...
January 6, 2016 - 12:39am
December 29, 2015
Prep boys basketball: Westbrook-Walnut Grove, Mountain Lake Area pick up victories
WINDOM — Westbrook-Walnut Grove used a balanced, team effort Tuesday to defeat Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg on the first day of the Windom Convention and Visitors Bureau Holiday Classic. It was a tight game throughout, but the Chargers hung on. After leading by seven at halftime,...
December 29, 2015 - 9:53pm