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WORTHINGTON -- Holding Worthington scoreless for the game's first five-and-a-half minutes and later stretching a 24-20 halftime edge into a 40-25 lead over the initial nine minutes of the second half Thursday night, the Perham Yellowjackets boys' basketball team gained a 55-40 victory over the Trojans in the first round of the 10th Annual Daily Globe-Trojan Holiday Classic. Perham, which was coming off an impressive 63-23 victory over Barnesville last Friday night, established the game's defensive tone early and often -- limiting the Trojans to just 20 points in each half. "Our defense is ou
WORTHINGTON -- This is the second in a three-part series about the organizations that work to protect our natural resources. Last week, I highlighted the Okabena-Ocheda watershed district. This week I am going to share with you the ins and outs of the Nobles County Soil and Watershed District, and next week, we will visit with the Nobles County Environmental Services agency. I had the opportunity to visit with Ed Lenz, who is the Technical Coordinator of the Soil and Water Conservation District.
FULDA -- After falling behind 21-9 to start the game Thursday night, the Fulda Raiders outscored the Adrian Dragons by 25 points (30-5) to end the first half on their way to an 81-71 victory in a key Red Rock Conference girls' basketball game. Eight different Raiders scored a point in that half-ending surge, and Fulda extended its 13-point halftime lead (39-26) into a 19-point bulge midway through the second half. Lane Gehl was Fulda's leading scorer with 17 points.
LUVERNE -- Matt King and Mike Vorwald each scored 16 points and came up with some key second-half plays Tuesday night, helping the Worthington Trojans earn a 61-54 victory over the Luverne Cardinals in a Southwest Conference boys' basketball game. "It's big anytime you come away with a road victory in this conference," Worthington head coach Ron Vorwald said afterwards.
WORTHINGTON -- Scoring 10 straight points and getting seven consecutive defensive stops to begin the game Friday night, the Worthington Trojans earned a sharp 87-56 victory over the Windom Eagles in the Southwest Conference boys' basketball opener on 'Meet the Trojans' night. Worthington's offense was in high gear against the Eagles, as the Trojans scored from nearly everywhere on the court, with six players finishing with nine or more points.
WORTHINGTON -- This week's column is the first in a three-part series highlighting the three government agencies that operate in Nobles County to protect our natural resources. These agencies' work falls under the primary headings of the soil and water.
ELLSWORTH -- Cody Schilling pumped in 38 points and dished out 18 assists Thursday night, fueling the Ellsworth Panthers to a convincing 111-68 victory over Southwest Star Concept in a Red Rock Conference boys' basketball contest. Ellsworth (1-0, 2-0) scored the game's first nine points and 13 of the first 15 -- building leads of 9-0 and 13-2 by making its initial five shots from the field. Adam Van Der Stoep (10 points, five assists), Weston DeBerg (nine points) and Schilling (six rebounds) each drilled a three-pointer within the first 1:16 of the game to trigger the Panthers. After SSC's
WORTHINGTON -- It has been six weeks since a "Blast-from-the-Past" has run in these pages. There will be another feature coming soon. The story of the 1982 Westbrook Wildcats has been building in the "hopper" for the past four weeks. After a remarkable campaign in the fall of 1981, Westbrook was stunned by a fast and deceptive Starbuck team in the state semifinals, finishing 11-1.
WORTHINGTON -- Kent Knutson's three-point play with 1.4 seconds remaining Tuesday night lifted the Worthington Trojans to a 54-52 victory over the Adrian Dragons in a non-conference boys' basketball game. Knutson's basket and free throw capped a late-game rally for the Trojans, who trailed for most of the game's final nine minutes. "We struggled tonight, but it was huge to get the victory," Worthington head coach Ron Vorwald said afterwards.
WORTHINGTON -- Jordan Cunningham scored all of his game-high 22 points in the second half Saturday night, sparking the Mankato East Cougars boys' basketball team to a season-opening 59-50 victory over the Worthington Trojans in a matchup between the two Section 2AAA schools. Cunningham, tabbed as one of the top five players in the section by Minnesota Basketball News, knocked down a trio of three-pointers during the final 18 minutes of action and scored seven straight points over a 46-second span to turn a 34-31 Worthington lead into a 38-34 advantage for the Cougars. Erik Johnson (16) and S