Daily Globe Sports
ADRIAN -- On a clear and calm afternoon with the temperature at 65 degrees, a trio of high school cross country teams competed in the Dragon Invitational Thursday. Utilizing its remarkable depth, the host Adrian Dragons dominated the meet, winning both the girls' and boys' team titles in convincing fashion. First, the three-time defending state champion AHS girls put six girls among the top seven finishers and tallied a winning score of 19 points on scoring places 1-3-4-5-6. Later, the three-time defending section champion Dragon boys had five of the first six runners, including a 1-2-3 fi
TRACY -- As expected Tracy-Milroy-Balaton senior Ryan Tholen won the boys' individual title at the 10-team Panther Invitational cross country meet Thursday. Tholen clocked a time of 17:49 over the 5,000-meter course at the Tracy Country Club, winning the race by 23 seconds. In the girls' race, Pipestone Area junior Amanda Schoonhoven finished a solid second with a time of 16:29 over a 4,000-meter course. Worthington sophomore O.J.
WORTHINGTON -- So just how do you know how many fish there are in any given lake at any given time? The answer is that you don't. What can be done is measure the fish populations of a lake and compare that data to the same data from previous surveys to determine if the numbers are up, down or about the same as the last time you checked. You can then compare this data to the data from other lakes to make a determination as to where the lake falls in the greater scheme of fish populations.
AUSTIN -- The Minnesota West men's and women's golfers got their first taste of competition Wednesday afternoon, competing at Oaks Golf Club just outside of Austin. The Bluejays finished fourth in the five-team event with a score of 362, while just two Lady Jays competed in the women's invitational. Dustin Voss shot an 18-hole round of 83 to pace the men, while Ryan Radloff carded an 88.
ADRIAN -- For at least the past three seasons, the Adrian Dragons have been the dominant high school cross country program in the area, winning an amazing six section team championships in that span. Yes, in 2005, 2006 and 2007 -- AHS has won both the girls' and boys' titles, while hosting the Section 3A meet each of those years. The Dragon girls have showed their remarkable depth and balance by winning three consecutive state championships over that same span, while the Adrian boys have steadily climbed -- at the state meet -- from eighth to third to second. "It has been a great three year
LAKE PARK, Iowa -- Quarterback Skyler Higgins and fullback Zane Phillips accounted for nearly all of the offense and all of the scoring for Remsen St.
LUVERNE -- Throwing a pair of touchdown passes each to Zack Clark and Brent Dinger, Luverne's Ryan Hoff had a solid performance in his debut as the Cardinal varsity quarterback. Those four TD passes helped Luverne open its season with a 37-6 victory over Martin County West Friday night. Clark scored the game's first touchdown on a 9-yard reception from Hoff. The point-after-kick by B.G.
WORTHINGTON -- When I think of summer, I think about June, July, and August. These months are when the most traveling and vacationing take place. With August coming to a close in a hurry, the very best time is upon us, and that season is fall. Fall is when you can do work outside without having to cart around a five-gallon water jug just to make it through the day.
EDGERTON -- After Westbrook-Walnut Grove scored its third straight touchdown midway through the fourth quarter to take an 18-12 lead Thursday night, the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen scored twice in the game's final six minutes to capture a 26-18 victory over the Chargers in the season-opening, Southern Confederacy Conference high school football game. Edgerton (1-0), which racked up 357 yards of total offense, scored a pair of first-quarter touchdowns to take command early.
WORTHINGTON --Scrappy all-around play by the Worthington High School volleyball team Thursday night -- highlighted by the awesome spiking and blocking of sophomore sensation Martha Alwal -- lifted the Trojans to a three-game sweep over visiting New Ulm. Game scores were 25-21, 25-21 and 25-17. The match victory was the third straight for the Trojans (3-0), who are a perfect 9-0 game-wise for the season. "We beat a good team tonight," declared WHS head coach Melissa Schutz. "New Ulm has some good hitters and quick players.