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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
WORTHINGTON -- Scoring six goals in the first period, the Worthington Trojans jumped out to a 6-1 lead on Sleepy Eye Friday night in the team's home opener and found the net seven more times in the next two periods, claiming a 13-1 Southwest Conference victory. Trojan senior Tim Roos scored two of those first period goals and finished with four for the night, as he was on the receiving end of several fine passes by his teammates. "Timmy had a nice game for us," Trojan head coach Gary Brandt said. "I was pleased with how all the boys played.
EDGERTON -- Outscoring Southwest Christian 21-6 over the last seven-plus minutes of the first half Friday night, the Ellsworth Panthers opened the boys' basketball season with a bang -- earning an impressive 89-59 victory over the Eagles in a highly-anticipated showdown featuring a pair of Red Rock Conference juggernauts. Ellsworth (ranked second in initial Class A state rankings) was 13-for-26 from three-point range and had five players score in double figures to defeat the Eagles, who came into the contest as the fourth-ranked Class A team in the state. Senior Cody Schilling (6-5 guard) sc
WORTHINGTON -- With more than two weeks until Christmas, there is no reason to get too excited yet about shopping for your outdoor enthusiast. I think that the best shopping can be done in the last part of the month. This is when I am most successful. I do have a few unusual ideas for the hunter of fisherman on your list. If you like any of my ideas you may have to start a little sooner than normal in order to make the holiday deadline. My wish list items are not of the normal generic variety. All I can tell you is that I either have these items already or really wish that I did.