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Lanesboro Excelsiors


Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in All Sports

Coming on the heels of an 8-2 victory over the Minneapolis Quicksteps, the Lanesboro Excelsiors would like to “pitch” the following message to area residents:

Interested parties wanting to sport vintage 1860 Base Ball in the following communities – Houston, Rushford, Peterson, Whalan, Fountain, Preston and Harmony - please contact Gordon Tindall, “Pops”, either by phone at 507-467-2202, or stop by the diner in Lanesboro. Gordie shares this history in an effort to recruit area Base Ball players.

On September 14, sporting period uniforms and old-style rules and regulations, the Excelsiors suited up at the Lanesboro softball field amongst a full house of spectators.

The Chatfield Brass Band provided house music, former local baseball legend Orville Amdahl shared a few words about playing baseball in his day, and handouts of 1860 rules and regulations were distributed by a woman donned in period dress.

If any of this sounds intriguing to you and your fellow Base Ball friends, please contact Gordie, “Pops”, as mentioned.

Let’s “Play Ball” next summer in the “Root River League!”

P.S. Over-the-hill players welcomed. That’s what most of us are!

Holding Serve at Home

Thu, Sep 26th, 2013
Posted in All Sports

It’s pretty rare that three of the county volleyball teams all played just home games during a given week. It’s probably even more rare that all would hold serve at home and rack up a pair of victories. That’s just what Fillmore Central, Cha ..... 
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Triskaidekaphobia Football

Fri, Sep 20th, 2013
Posted in All Sports

By Paul Trende Every high school football player fears losing, but they fear losing badly even more. Friday the 13th is a notoriously (facetiously) feared day. In week three of the 2013 football season, the two came together. It was either a very l ..... 
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Grind, Ground, Gone

Fri, Sep 13th, 2013
Posted in All Sports

By Paul Trende The Mabel-Canton offense wasn’t ripping off yardage. In their SEC 9-man opener versus Houston, the Cougar philosophy throughout was a grinding ‘three yards and a cloud of dust’ ground game. Forty-seven running plays into the c ..... 
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Twelve miles, no fingernails

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
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By Paul Trende The first full week of high school football competition was just that, at least for the four county squads facing off against each other. In Rushford, Fillmore Central took on the Trojans. The game came down to the final thirty seco ..... 
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Football Team Capsules

Tue, Sep 3rd, 2013
Posted in All Sports

Chatfield Gophers Head Coach: Jeff Johnson (2012 Co-Three Rivers South Coach of the Year) 2012 Record: 9-2 (Section 1AA runner-up, lost to Caledonia 29-0 in title game) Class Breakdown: 9 seniors, 18 juniors, 13 sophomores, 1 freshman (41 total) ..... 
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Volleyball Team Capsules

Tue, Sep 3rd, 2013
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Mabel-Canton Cougars Head Coach: Lonnie Morken 2012 Record: 31-6 (SEC champions, Sub-Section 1A East runner’s-up) Class Breakdown: 6 seniors, 4 juniors, 2 freshmen, 1 8th grader (13 total) Seniors: Belle Sand (5’7” OH, reigning SEC POY, All ..... 
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Volleyball Preview/Blue blasts off

Fri, Aug 30th, 2013
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By Paul Trende Volleyball Preview Just like on the gridiron, the beginning of the 2013 volleyball season is marked by changes. As of fall sports, the Winona-Cotter Ramblers (a former HVL school) are now officially in the 3-Rivers. They bring the ..... 
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2013 Football Preview

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
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By Paul Trende The area 2013 high school football season will be forever known for its change, the advent of the Southern Football Alliance. Gone are the 3-Rivers and Hiawatha Valley football conferences. The 25 teams from those two leagues have be ..... 
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