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Back on the mat Thursday

Back on the mat Thursday

A fourth team has been added to Thursday’s Snowball Blackout wrestling meet.
The meet will start at 4:30 p.m. with Minneota facing Wabasso-Red Rock Central. Other teams are Benson and Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.
TMB was added late to the schedule.  read entire story. . . .

Reiss' Week

Reiss’ week
Taylor Reiss (going to the basket against Maranatha’s Jaclyn Jarnot) had another banner week. Here are her statistics in the past week:
Central MN Christian             27 points — 15 rebounds
Maranatha Christian Acam.   29 points — 15 rebounds
Ortonville              27 points — 7   rebounds
Dawson-Boyd              25 points — 16 rebounds

Staff Photo by Byron Higgin  read entire story. . . .

Harrison reaches 1,000 in loss to Trojans

Just a week after his good friend and teammate Dylan Tolk joined the 1,000-point club — Daniel Harrison did it too!
Tuesday night the Minneota senior scored 20 points — he needed just nine to attain the coveted 1,000-point plateau.
And it was almost a real special night as Minneota came from 16-points down to get within one before losing to Ortonville, 74-67.  read entire story. . . .

This time the Vikings held all the cards

“Blackjack”, also known as 21, is a card game between the player and the dealer.
The “Blackjacks” of Dawson-Boyd had been holding all the good cards this year, rolling up a 13-1 record and they were 9-0 in the Camden North Conference.
But Tuesday night the Vikings held all the aces and drew the best hand from the deck for a 75-50 victory.  read entire story. . . .

Dawson-Boyd boys slip past Vikings

Minneota had upset in their plans Friday night.
But a 30-29 halftime lead dissipated in the second half and Dawson-Boyd went on to a 66-52 win over the Vikings.  read entire story. . . .

Tolk scores 1,000 — Harrison hits 38 in win

“Dan had the most points tonight but you’ve got to look at the way Dylan plays. It was his night,”
said Coach Dave Busselman.
Dan Harrison scored 38 points with 11 rebounds on the night his good friend Dylan Tolk passed the 1,000-point plateau with 19 points of his own in a 72-64 win over Russell-Tyler-Ruthton.  read entire story. . . .

Searching for consistency

Searching for consistency
By Byron Higgin, Mascot Sports Publisher

They stand atop the Camden Conference South with a perfect 7-0 record.
To the outside world — and to Camden opponents, Minneota is still a powerhouse dominating area opponents like it always has.
But take a closer look.
They have four non-conference losses, all to state-ranked or South Dakota powerhouse teams.
Take another look — notice the 31 turnovers Minneota committed in a 91-75 loss to Class A’s No. 3-ranked Maranatha Christian Academy’s Mustangs.  read entire story. . . .

Sixth Grade wins RCW Tournament

The Minneota Sixth Grade Boys Basketball team took first place at The Renville County West tournament on Saturday, January 17.
They beat Montevideo 24-18; Central MN Christian 26-20; and Willmar 24-15  read entire story. . . .

Ninth Grade wrestlers third at state

Minneota’s Ninth Grade wrestling team, took third place at the state meet.
In the first round it was Minneota 44, Eagan 24. Quarterfinals-Minneota 42, Mounds View 25. Semi-Finals-Minneota 31, Scott West 33.
Third Place Match: Minneota 33 Hastings 31.  read entire story. . . .

Area Scoreboard


Boys Basketball
Camden Conference
Team          W-L  ALL
Central MN Christian       10-0 15-0
Dawson-Boyd      7-3  13-4
Lac qui Parle Valley 7-3  8-8
MACCRAY 4-5  8-8
Renville Co. West      1-9  3-13
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg        0-10  1-17
Canby     9-1  18-1
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton     7-3  14-4
Minneota                 4-6   7-10
Lakeview  3-7  8-9  read entire story. . . .

Points poured in against Ortonville

Minneota ran and shot like champions against an undermanned Ortonville Trojan girls team Monday.
They had four shots to break 100 points — then settled for 99-43 win over the Trojans.  read entire story. . . .

Muhl hopes best is yet to come

“I never thought I would score 1,000 points. I am still trying to figure out how I got there.”
That was Ashlynn Muhl's response when asked her feelings on being only the 24th women's basketball player in Morningside history to score 1,000 or more points in a career.  read entire story. . . .

Girls get one-sided win over Bluejays

Minneota's girls' basketball team passed a big test Thursday night.
In fact, they did something their volleyball team couldn't do this year — namely beat Central MN Christian of Prinsburg.
They propeled a 34-31 halftime lead into a big second half in which they outscored the Bluejays, 35-13 to take a one-sided, 69-46 victory from CMC.  read entire story. . . .