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WORTHINGTON -- For several area runners, competing in the 28th annual Turkey Day 10-K is something that happens every September. Among those regulars are Fulda natives Wayne Drealan and Tim Meyer. Drealan, who will turn 55 in October, is one of five men who have never missed. Yes, that's right, Wayne has run all 27 previous Turkey Day 10-K's, beginning in 1980. The other four are Worthington's Midg White, Steve Vlieger of Mitchell, S.D.
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Rushing the football 61 times for 302 yards, the Sheldon Orabs overcame an early 7-0 deficit and rolled to a 39-7 victory over Sibley-Ocheyedan in 2A, District 1 action. Both teams entered the game undefeated and excitement was at a high pitch as orange and black colors dominated both sets of bleachers. On their first drive of the evening, a 63-yard touchdown strike from Ross Wiersma to Cody Dirks thrilled the larger home crowd side.
WINDOM -- Sparked by a fine all-around performance from Megan Ysker Thursday night, the Windom Eagles swept the Jackson County Central Huskies in a key Southwest Conference volleyball match, 25-16, 25-17, 25-20. "This was a solid team effort and a big conference win for us," Windom head coach Ron Wendorff said.
WORTHINGTON -- Both the individual and team titles in the varsity girls' race of the 40th annual Worthington Turkey Trot high school cross country meet went right down to the wire. After five top-notch runners had separated from the pack of 83 finishing runners, the duo Laura Christensen of Murray County Central/Fulda and Anne Marie Dykstra of Pipestone Area pulled away and raced side-by-side all the way to the chute. Both runners ran the 4,000 meter course at Prairie View under 16 minutes, with Christensen clocking a winning time of 15 minutes, 54 seconds, while Dykstra (15:55) was right on
WORTHINGTON -- It takes five good performances to win a team championship at a high school cross country meet. Running on a cool and windy day at Prairie View Golf Course Thursday, the young and well-balanced Jackson County Central boys utilized five good runs to claim an eight-point victory over highly-regarded St.
WORTHINGTON -- Just how long do you think the holiday can last when it comes to pheasant hunting in southwest Minnesota? The roadside counts have been completed, and the results are again phenomenal. The roadside counts are done to provide an indicator of pheasant numbers and to help Minnesota hunters decide where they might want to travel to when the season opens Oct. 13. This report can be good or bad depending on who you are. There is a fair amount of local hunters who wish this report was discontinued.
WORTHINGTON -- A total of 12 high school cross country teams will converge on the Prairie View Golf Course this afternoon for the 40th annual running of the Worthington Turkey Trot. After 39 years of holding the event, which began in 1968, on the Saturday morning of King Turkey Day, the meet moves to Thursday afternoon this year. "With so many events, including the Turkey Day 10-K, on Saturday, we decided to try something different and move the cross country up a couple of days," explained meet director and WHS head coach Mike Traphagen.
MARSHALL -- Running on a fall-like day with the temperature at 63 degrees, the Adrian Dragons claimed both varsity divisions of the 14-team Marshall Invitational Cross Country Meet Monday afternoon. Adrian packed four runners among the top seven to win the girls' team title with 31 points and then placed three boys among the first six finishers to win the boys' meet with a low score of 35 points. Host Marshall was second in each race, scoring 67 points in the girls' meet and 64 in the boys' event. Redwood Valley (140), Windom/Southwestern United (154), Murray County Central (155), Southwest
HILLS -- Fueled by a punishing ground attack that netted 341 yards on 60 carries Saturday afternoon, the Southwestern United Wildcats earned a 27-12 Southwest Ridge Conference football victory over the Hills-Beaver Creek/Ellsworth Patriots. Quarterback Tyler Timko (5-for-9 passing, 65 yards) and running back Tyler Obermoller (19 carries for 99 yards) rushed for touchdowns in the first quarter to help the Wildcats build a 13-0 lead. H-BC/E (1-2) cut the lead to 13-12 when Caleb Ellington (9-for-15 passing, 138 yards) and Jordan Hinrichs (four receptions, 99 yards) hooked up on a pair of touch
JACKSON -- In a span of 29 seconds -- within two minutes of a crowd-electrifying touchdown dash by Jackson County Central's Torey Stewart -- Luverne's Zach Olson scored a pair of touchdowns, turning a 13-7 Cardinal lead into a 25-7 advantage. Those two runs by Olson, along with a pair of long pass plays from Jeremy Hoff to Weston Sawtelle, sparked Luverne to a 39-13 Southwest Conference football victory over JCC Friday night. The Cardinals, coming off an impressive 34-0 season-opening victory over Martin County West, had trouble rushing the ball against JCC's defense in the first half, netti