DAILY GLOBE WORTHINGTON -- The Mankato West junior varsity boys basketball team jumped out to a big lead early and never let Worthington back into the game as it won 54-35 in the championship game of the Daily Globe Holiday Classic on Friday at Worthington High School. The Scarlets jumped out to a 10-point lead before the Trojans made a basket and led 14-1 and 20-5 before going into halftime with a 20-9 lead.
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Westbrook-Walnut Grove couldn’t keep up with Legacy Christian in the Mountain Lake Area Tournament Thursday. Legacy moved out to a 32-17 first-half lead and defeated the Chargers 54-41. Cali Weddle scored 16 points and Jadyn Nelson scored 15 to lead the winners. Westbrook-Walnut Grove, which outscored Legacy Christian 24-22 in the second half, was led by Emma Woelber with 20 points and Grace Woelber with 11. Emma also had seven rebounds and four steals.
DAILY GLOBE BLUE EARTH -- The Jackson County Central boys basketball team warmed up for a big rematch in Marshall Thursday with a shooting exhibition against Blue Earth Area in the finals of the Blue Earth Area Tournament. JCC poured 20 3-point attempts through the hoop in beating BEA 92-35.
AUSTIN -- A four-goal first period propelled Winona to an 8-2 victory over Worthington in a girls hockey game Thursday. Sommer Thompson was nearly unstoppable for Winona, which had 50 shots on goal. Thompson scored the game’s first two goals, with the second coming short handed. Sydnee Thompson and Emily Hoven each had a goal in the first period. In the second, Maia Ellenburg scored for the Winhawks before Worthington got on the board.
DAILY GLOBE FARGO, N.D. -- Windom/Mountain Lake sophomore Alex Borsgard, teammates Brett Willaby and Kade Sammons, and Jackson County Central wrestlers Jacob Tvinnereim and Dalton Wagner had to go a long way Thursday to find success on the mat. Way up north, in Fargo, N.D., Borsgard and his Cobra teammates, and the JCC Huskies joined 72 other teams from Minnesota, North and South Dakota in the Rumble on the Red Tournament.
AARON HAGEN Daily Globe WORTHINGTON -- Michael Sathoff is starting to get back to 100 percent. And that was trouble for the opposition Thursday night. A 6-foot, 9-inch junior center, Sathoff was a force inside for the Mankato West boys basketball team as the Scarlets defeated Sibley East 69-39 in the first round of the annual Daily Globe-Trojan Holiday Classic.
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for clues and information in a case involving burglary and vandalism inside the Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School in Sibley. The Sheriff’s Office reports the incident occurred sometime between 11 p.m. Dec. 23 and 9 a.m. Dec. 27.
Crashes WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a hit-and-run crash reported at 11:34 p.m. Wednesday from the 600 block of Humiston Avenue. WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 2:41 p.m. Thursday from the 1700 block of Minnesota 60. Ambulance
WORTHINGTON -- The Daily Apple will host a free Whole 30 book club starting Tuesday and continuing through the month of January. The club promotes inspiration, encouragement and food freedom to get healthier once and for all. The Whole 30 & Food Freedom book club to the Worthington will be offered at two different times. The club meets at noon and 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Daily Apple, downtown Worthington.
PIPESTONE -- Park staff from both Pipestone National Monument and Blue Mounds State Park will guide visitors around the historic Circle Trail, Winnewissa Falls, quartzite cliffs and the pipestone quarries near the town of Pipestone on Sunday.