Daily Globe Sports
WORTHINGTON -- With Worthington clinging to a one-point lead in the game's final 30 seconds Friday night, Coon Rapids' Will McKissic came up with a pair of key plays to lift the Cardinals to a thrilling 68-67 victory over the host Trojans in the third-place game of the 10th Annual Daily Globe-Trojan Holiday Classic boys' basketball tournament. The victory is the first of the season for the Cardinals (1-5), while Worthington (3-4) has now lost three straight games. "We played better tonight, and I thought we did a lot of positive things," Worthington head coach Ron Vorwald said afterwards.
WORTHINGTON -- This is my third column in a three-part series that was designed to make you more knowledgeable about some of the organizations that exist in Nobles County whose function is to protect our natural resources. The first was the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed. The second featured the Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District and today's column is on the Nobles County Environmental Services Department (NCESD). Nobles County Public Works consists of three departments.
WORTHINGTON -- Utilizing a perimeter based offense that features penetration and dishing off, the Mankato West Scarlets rolled to their most convincing victory of the new season, clipping the Coon Rapids Cardinals, 77-57, Thursday evening in the opening game of the 10th annual Daily Globe Trojan Holiday Classic boys' basketball tournament. With the victory, the Scarlets (3-2) advance to the championship game for the fourth consecutive time, where they will battle the Perham Yellowjackets, who defeated Worthington (55-40) in the second game. "We played really well tonight," West head coach To
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 -- 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.
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