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Volley This and Volley That


Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
Posted in All Sports

Nine-Straight Propels Canes

In the SEC, a lot of teams are jostling for position behind M-C. Foes Lanesboro (3-1, 3-1) and Houston (2-2, 4-2) fall into that category. Game one of their match-up saw the Burros lead early (10-5) and Houston lead later (19-15). Lanesboro rallied to down 21-20 and 24-23, but Houston took the game 25-23. The teams then exchanged uncompetitive sets. The Burros jumped out 10-4 and evened the match at 1-1 with a 25-11 win. Houston jumped out 18-6 enroot to a 25-10 win and a 2-1 lead. Game four saw the Burros go 6-0 to build a 10-2. Houston hung around, getting as close as 18-17. Kelsey O’Koren’s 5-1 serving session moved a 19-17 Burro lead to match point (24-18). Hurricane senior Erica Langen then served eight consecutive points. Bailey Scanlan, a 5’3” OH, had just three kills on the night, but all three were in the final game, two over the final four points. The last ended the game (26-24) and the match (3-1), as the ‘Canes snatched victory from nowhere with 9-straight points. Senior setter Alexa Horihan headed the Hurricane’s landfall (22 assists, 3 kills, 7 digs, 20-21 serving, 4 aces). Kelly Jerviss had 12 kills. Kenzie Ness (8 kills, 17-17 serving), Langen (10 digs), and the Scanlan’s, Brandy (17 digs) and Bailey (3 kills, 9 digs) also were busy. Olivia Haug (11 kills), Rachel Kimball (9 kills), Alexis Jorgensen (6 kills), Lexi Melander (29 assists, 7 digs, 16-17 serving, 3 aces), Olivia Rogers (5 kills, 7 digs) and Cassidy Ruud (8 digs, 15-15 serving) did work amidst an 11-gal Burro attack. It was their fourth four-plus set SEC contest (2-2).

Trojans End Draught Versus Warriors…

When was the last time a Rushford-Peterson Trojans volleyball team beat Caledonia? None of R-P’s current players remember. They weren’t born yet. Nineteen-ninety four was the year. It was 32 regular season and tournament matches ago! The up-and-down Trojans were up in downing Caledonia 3-1 in four hotly (22-25, 25-23, 28-26, 25-22) contested games, ending a massive losing streak. Sophomore Brianna Koop led the way with 15 kills and 10 digs. Senior Bailey Holien added 12 kills and 8 digs. Savannah Skalet (32 assists, 19-19 serving, 3 aces) and Mikayla Crawford (13 digs, 15-15 serving, 2 aces) also aided the Green cause.

…Gophers Roll Trojans

The Trojans then were down and Chatfield was up. The squads entered in the rare position of both having just beat Caledon .....
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The Houston Hub

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014
Posted in All Sports

Scheduling sometimes has it where one school hosts multiple other county schools for sporting events throughout the span of a week. The first week of school had Houston the hub of sports activities. ‘Cane VB Ends Streak Versus RP It has bee ..... 
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LFC Girls CC

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Sports

R-P Kingsley and Vix-torius over Chatfield

Mon, Sep 8th, 2014
Posted in All Sports

By Paul Trende A year ago, Chatfield football had some dudes. Guys like Jake Neis and Jayme LaPlante were athletic, physical, play-making dudes. The Gophers rode them to a state title. A 2014 week one collision between Chatfield (1-0) and Rushf ..... 
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Volleyball preview

Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
Posted in All Sports

Like football, volleyball season begins with a couple changes. Both the Three Rivers and Southeast Conferences welcome new members. Randolph joins the SEC. The addition of the Rockets gives the league eleven teams for most sports (volleyball). I ..... 
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Fall Football Preview

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in All Sports

The 2014 football campaign will be marked by a couple new developments. It’s year two, and paradoxically, the final year of the Southern Football Alliance. The change that began last year is already set to be phased out. The Minnesota State High ..... 
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39th Annual Fastpitch Tournament

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Whalan Sports

“Strike! Ball! You’re out! Safe!” were often heard at Whalan’s Fastpitch Tournament, on July 4, 5 and 6. We had three beautiful days, probably the best weather in our 39 years of hosting the tournament. That, along with some good games, goo ..... 
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School of High Performance Basketball College Workouts by NBA Trainers in Bemidji, Minn.

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in All Sports

The 1st annual School of High Performance Basketball College Workouts will be featuring advanced skill instruction by NBA Trainers. 75 minute specialized sessions will be held at the Calvary Lutheran Church Gym in Bemidji beginning August 1 with Tim ..... 
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Golf teams still needed for Ridgeway Community School Golf Outing on Saturday, August 2

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in All Sports

The fourth Annual Ridgeway Community School Golf Outing will take place at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 2 at Valley High Golf Course in Houston, Minn. The 18 hole 4 player scramble golf outing welcomes players of all levels to a great morning with fam ..... 
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