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WORTHINGTON -- The thoughts and feelings that outdoors folks experience are really hard to explain to the non-hunting/fishing public. The sharp rap on the end of the line when a walleye suddenly inhales your bait is like nothing else on earth. Like when my dog gets really birdie and the nose is in overdrive and their tail is spinning like a wind turban, these seconds that lead up to the impending flush cannot be accurately described. The only way to really know what it's like is to experience it.
WORTHINGTON -- Once again Southwestern Minnesota will be well-represented at the state high school cross country meet, which takes place Saturday at St.
LUVERNE -- In an evenly-played match between two very comparable high school volleyball teams, third-seeded Murray County Central prevailed Tuesday night in a five-game thriller, defeating second-seeded Southwest Christian in the semifinals of the Section 3A South tournament to advance to Thursday's championship match against top-seeded Windom. The Rebels (23-7) won the first, fourth and fifth games, while the Eagles -- who had edged MCC in four close games at Edgerton Oct.
LUVERNE -- Using a couple of late surges to win Games 1 and 3 before dominating in Game 4 Tuesday night, the top-seeded Windom Eagles claimed a four-game victory (25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 25-8) over fourth-seeded Southwest Star Concept in the semifinals of the Section 3A South volleyball tournament. Windom (29-3) advances to the south championship match Thursday night at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, where the Eagles will take on third-seeded Murray County Central at 6 p.m. "We had a couple of nice runs throughout the match and really took control with our serving later on i
WORTHINGTON -- Tonight, two more teams will be have their fall campaigns come to an end as the post-season elimination process continues with Section 3A South volleyball action in Luverne.
LUVERNE -- After Minnesota Valley Lutheran scored a pair of first-quarter touchdowns to gain a quick 12-0 lead Saturday afternoon, the top-seeded Luverne Cardinals played solid defense the rest of the game, put together a key scoring drive in the second quarter and took advantage of good field position to score twice in the third quarter to capture a 19-12 victory over the fourth-seeded Chargers in the semifinals of the Section 3AA football tournament at Cardinal Field. Luverne, which improved to 9-1 this season and 12-2 in the post-season the last three years, advances to Friday night's sect
ADRIAN -- As expected, the state's top-ranked Class A girls' cross country squad -- the Adrian Dragons -- won their fourth consecutive Section 3A team championship Friday, posting an 11-point victory over a very good squad from Canby/Minneota/Lincoln HI. The Dragons, who are the three-time defending state Class A champions, will now have the opportunity to race for a fourth straight state title when they run at St. Olaf College in Northfield Nov. 1 "It's great to get the chance to run at the state meet again," Adrian lead runner Leslie Stover said after the post-race awards ceremony.
LUVERNE -- Setting the tone early with a 9-0 run to start Game 1 Friday night, the top-seeded Windom Eagles showcased all of their volleyball skills and claimed a three-game victory over ninth-seeded Edgerton (25-10, 25-11, 25-14) in the quarterfinals of the Section 3A South tournament in the Luverne Elementary gymnasium. Windom, which improved to 28-3 with the victory, will play fourth-seeded Southwest Star Concept in the south semifinals Tuesday night at 6 p.m., in Luverne. "We really served well tonight, getting 19 aces as a team and missing just seven serves overall," Windom head coach R
ADRIAN -- In a competitive race up front, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton senior Ryan Tholen repeated his Section 3A boys' individual title Friday, while the stacked Adrian Dragons breezed to a dominating performance -- putting four runners among the top seven -- to easily claim the team championship. Tholen, who just arrived back home at 1 a.m.
LUVERNE -- Scoring the first four points in all three games Friday night, the fourth-seeded Southwest Star Concept Quasars earned quick leads in each set and swept fifth-seeded Red Rock Central (25-23, 25-19, 25-14) in the quarterfinals of the Section 3A South volleyball tournament in the Luverne Elementary gymnasium. The victory advances the Quasars (20-8) to the south semifinals against top-seeded Windom at 6 p.m.