There’s plenty of optimism surrounding this year’s Mankato Loyola boys basketball team, and one reason for that is the expected development of 6-foot-1 senior forward Isiah Godfrey.
NICOLLET — One of the things first-year Nicollet/Mankato Loyola girls basketball coach Jordan Rudenick noticed when his Raiders began practice a few weeks ago was the stability that 5-foot-10 senior center Megan Frutiger brings to the table.
MANKATO — Sarah Olsen picked up her 40th career victory in goal on Saturday, as the Mankato West girls hockey team defeated Fairmont 6-2 in a nonconference game at All Seasons Arena.
MINNEAPOLIS — Mankato West’s Olivia Leonard and Sarah Patenaude and St. Peter’s Morgan Kelly each qualified for the finals in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Class A state swim and dive meet Friday at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
FAIRMONT — Sydney Kanstrup had two goals and two assists and Kaylee Eykyn had two goals and an assist to lead the Mankato East/Loyola girls hockey team to an 8-3 nonconference victory over Fairmont on Thursday.
ALBERT LEA — Emily Bloemke and Molly Grundhoffer each scored two goals on Thursday as the Mankato West girls hockey team defeated Albert Lea 7-2 in a Big Nine Conference game.
MADELIA — A couple of years ago, a large number of girls at Madelia decided not to play basketball, and activities director Paul Carpenter feared that might become a problem in the future.
The Buccaneers tried not to get frustrated. But there were stretches, it seemed, when the ball, no matter where they put it, simply wouldn’t touch the floor.
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown advanced to the Class A State Volleyball Tournament championship game by defeating Medford in 3 straight sets on Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The Waterville-Elysian-Morristown volleyball team cruised to a 3-0 victory over Henning in their opening game of the Class A State Volleyball Tournament. The Buccaneers will face Medford in a semifinal game played at 3 p.m. on Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Senior middle hitter Trista Hering came up with a trio of huge plays down the stretch Saturday night as No. 2-ranked Waterville-Elysian-Morristown rallied to defeat top-rated Mayer Lutheran 3-2 in the Section 2A volleyball championship match before a packed house at the East gym.
NORTHFIELD — The St. James Area boys cross country team placed third in Class A and six area runners earned all-state honors at the Minnesota State High School League championships on Saturday at St. Olaf College.
It would have been easy for the top-seeded Waterville-Elysian-Morristown volleyball team to look past third-seeded Alden-Conger in the Section 2A semifinals on Thursday night.
For most high school sports programs, qualifying for state tournaments is a goal, something you hope happens in season when everything breaks right.
WACONIA — The Mankato West volleyball team's season ended on Wednesday, as the Scarlets fell in the first round of the Section 2AAA tournament.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Blue Earth Area girls tennis team lost 4-3 to Minnewaska in the Class A state consolation final on Wednesday at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
MANKATO — Even though his team led 7-0 and completely dominated the first half, St. Clair/Loyola football coach Dustin Bosshart didn’t feel too good at halftime.
Vernon T. Brown, 81 of St. Peter and formerly Milaca, passed December 4, 2019. Service: 11:00am Friday, December 27th - Catholic Church of St. Peter, St. Peter with visitation at 10:00am. Condolences can be left at www.saintpeterfuneralhome.com.
Karen Laray Fischer, age 74, of Eagle Lake passed away on November 30, 2019. Mankato Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements. Karen was born on April 24, 1945. She cared deeply for her family and friends, and had a strong affection for plants and animals. She was known for her sen…
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