Zach is the Daily Globe sports reporter. He has previously been a sports editor at both the Waseca County News in Waseca, Minn., and The Emporia Gazette in Emporia, Kansas. He is originally from New Richland, Minn., and now lives in Worthington with his dog; a beagle-corgi mix named Homer. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, pontooning on St. Olaf Lake and watching professional and collegiate sports.
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The 2016 Daily Globe All-Area boys basketball team: Matt Ringkob, Jackson County Central
WORTHINGTON — Cameron Jenson doesn’t remember it, but he’s been told that at one point he was afraid of the water. That seems hard to believe now. Jenson is one...
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Worthington native Gabby Boever and her South Dakota State women’s basketball team came within seconds of pulling off another major upset Monday. The 12th-seeded Jackrabbits — who beat No. 5 Miami 74-71 on Saturday — were in the lead for almost the entire second half against No. 4 Stanford — one of NCAA women’s basketball’s most storied programs.
The ol’ Blue Bomber has been put to work during the last month. This time of year, that’s a good thing. If you’re a sports reporter and putting on the miles in late February and March, it’s a sign your teams are doing really well. Four of the last five weeks, I’ve made at least one trip to the Twin Cities. That means in each of those, we had a team in our coverage area competing in the state tournament. It’s a lot of driving, a lot of work, but also a lot of fun.
WORTHINGTON — A total of 54 teams in grades 4-9 came to Worthington’s annual Wild Turkey Shoot-Out Basketball Tournament. Saturday’s tourney marked the 31st year of the event. Champions were...
Jackson County Central got even more good news Monday. Just two days after finishing a remarkable run to a second-place finish at the Class AA State Tournament, three Huskies were named to the All-Big South Conference West Division Team. Their three selections were the most of any team in the division and tied with Waseca for most of all teams in the conference.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jack Erickson is already soaring. The Murray County Central senior plans to attend the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa, next year to study aviation in hopes of...
MINNEAPOLIS -- On more than one occasion Saturday, it looked like Braham had the Class AA championship game in-hand. The Bombers led by 21 at halftime and by 16 with less than five minutes to play. Jackson County Central still made them sweat it out until the final buzzer.