NEW ULM -- Host New Ulm Cathedral handed Murray County Central its first loss of the 2017 high school football season on Saturday, taking a 19-0 lead into halftime and holding on for a 19-6 victory. A 9-yard pass from Josh Seidl to John Gillis, and two touchdown carries by Colton Braulick accounted for New Ulm Cathedral’s scores -- all coming in the second quarter. MCC’s lone TD came in the third quarter on a 9-yard Blake Schmitz pass to Justin Benda.
BY KARL EVERS-HILLSTROM firstname.lastname@example.org WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota West Community and Technical College Blue Jays did their best to recover from a 21-0 first quarter deficit, but ultimately fell short, losing 48-36 to the North Dakota State College of Science Wildcats Saturday.
WORTHINGTON — The Tractor Supply store in Worthington is looking for farmers, crafters and artisans to sell their homemade and homegrown goods at its Farmers Market on Oct. 7.
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community and Technical College’s Network Security Program has been ranked No. 2 in the U.S. by AffordableColleges.com. “In a review of schools across the nation, Minnesota West’s program stood out in both quality and affordability,” according to AffordableColleges.com.
WESTBROOK — A substantial decline in wildlife use and habitat quality on Long Lake in Cottonwood County has prompted the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to begin lowering water levels on the lake, located southeast of Westbrook.
WORTHINGTON — Intersection pavement restoration began Thursday and will continue for about two weeks on Elmwood Avenue, following water main reconstruction from West Clary Street to Liberty Drive. Turf restoration is also under way.
WINDOM -- Damien VanWesten rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns, and Jacob Tvinnereim also scored twice to help Jackson County Central to a 48-27 victory over arch-rival Windom Area Friday night in high school football action. JCC moved to 3-1 while dropping Windom Area to 2-2.
Crashes WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department (WPD) investigated a minor crash at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of 10th Street. WORTHINGTON — The NCSO investigated a car-deer crash at 7:53 p.m. Thursday on Nobles County 35, west of Worthington. WORTHINGTON — The WPD investigated a crash at 10:53 a.m. Friday in the 1300 block of Ray Drive.
WORTHINGTON -- There are a lot of things a fan could say about the Minnesota West football team. First and foremost, perhaps, is that they’re not boring. Proof No. 1: Reginald Colson III, a freshman wide receiver from Hollywood, Calif., leads the NJCAA in three receiving categories. He is at the head of the national list in yards per game (166.3), total yards (499) and touchdowns (7). He also ranks fourth in yards per catch (23.8) and is seventh overall in total receptions (21).
BY SCOTT RALL The Globe outdoors columnist Today (Saturday, Sept. 23) is the opening day of the waterfowl season in Minnesota.