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WORTHINGTON -- Saturday there will be four high school girls' basketball tournament games played at the Worthington Senior High Gymnasium. The event, dubbed as "Super Saturday," features eight teams playing in the quarterfinals of what is now known as Section 3A South. While the total attendance at the big event may be quite large, the numbers will likely not come close to reaching the capacity crowds that used to fill the WHS gym in the days of the "old" District 7 and District 8 tournaments -- or rival the jam-packed atmosphere of the 1992 Sub-Section 10 boys' championship game between Sla
WORTHINGTON -- Jackson County Central's Scott Benson scored 22 of his game-high 31 points in the first half Tuesday night, and teammate Ryan Rasche scored 25 of his 29 points in the second half to spark the Huskies to an 81-65 victory over the Worthington Trojans in a Southwest Conference boys' basketball game. Worthington (7-4, 12-7) is now tied with Redwood Valley (7-4) for second place in the conference standings, as Marshall has clinched the league crown.
WORTHINGTON -- I have been following in a number of newspapers the conflict that has been brewing over the installation of large platform docks in many lakes in Minnesota. I have not seen any docks in southwest Minnesota I would consider excessive, but that does not mean they don't exist elsewhere in the state.
WORTHINGTON -- Playing for the second time since returning from a right wrist injury Tuesday night, Mike Vorwald scored 13 points, dished out nine assists and took a pair of charges to help spark the Worthington Trojans to a 42-18 halftime lead and a 73-53 victory over the Luverne Cardinals in a Southwest Conference boys' basketball game. Worthington (7-3, 12-6) is now a game ahead of Redwood Valley (6-4) for second place in the league standings and two games behind conference-leading Marshall (9-1). "This was a good all-around effort tonight, as we did a lot of things very well," Worthingto
WORTHINGTON -- I would be very interested to know what a lake shoreline needs to look like to make everyone who uses it happy. There is a wide variety of uses shorelines see in a year, and the different user groups want to see very differently things most of the time.
WORTHINGTON -- For more than three weeks, I have been attempting to put together a "blast" about the Worthington Gym.
ADRIAN -- Ten players scored at least nine points Saturday night, as the Southwest Conference-leading Worthington Trojans earned a wild 100-85 shootout victory over the Red Rock Conference-leading Adrian Dragons in a girls' basketball showdown featuring a pair of high-scoring offensive machines. "There wasn't much defense played tonight," Worthington head coach Eric Lindner said after the game. "We attacked the basket well, got the ball inside and scored in a variety of ways.
WORTHINGTON -- As I was sitting on a stump last Saturday taking a breather from my rabbit hunting activities, I remembered a commercial from many years ago that played for quite some time on television. This was back when you only got three channels and that was only if the aluminum foil on the rabbit ears antenna was aimed just right. The commercial started out with a really old Native American Indian pictured with a tear running down his cheek as he looked at a badly polluted stream full of garbage.
FULDA -- Worthington's Travis Meinders scored nine of his game-best 21 points in the final 8:24 Tuesday night, helping the Trojans outscore the Fulda Raiders 16-9 and capture their sixth straight win with a 59-53 victory in a non-conference boys' basketball contest. Matt King (14 points), Kent Knutson (13 points) and Adou Omot (11 points, four assists) also scored in double figures for the Trojans, and along with Joe Ahrens, came up with some key plays in the clutch to spark the victory. "We're playing with confidence and believing in each other during crunch time," Worthington head coach Ro
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. Worthington (9-5), which has now won five consecutive games, applied some full-court defensive pressure at times throughout the game and outscored the Eagles (4-12) 36-23 in the final 18 minutes to earn the victory. "We played much better in the second half, and it started with our play on the defensive end," Worthington head coach Ron Vorwald