Thursday, May 13, 2021

Sports

Medford freshman sprinter Jackie Cole opens up a lead over Blooming Prairie’s Annaka Forsberg and Sierra Larson in the 100-meter dash. She finished the race in 13.11 seconds, nearly a whole second before anyone else.
It seemed like everything went the Tigers way when they competed in the Tiger Invite on Thursday, May 6. The Medford boys team won first place by scoring 97 points, which is 25 more points than its closest competitor, while the girls team won first place by scoring 91 points, which is 15 more...
Owatonna junior Preston Meier tries to cut off the Northfield attacker or midfielder from taking the ball any deeper into the Huskies’ defensive area during the second quarter of Owatonna’s 7-4 win on Thursday, May 6.
After a 10-9 win over Northfield earlier in the season, Owatonna boys lacrosse Head Coach Scott Seykora figured it would be another close game. It was another close game and another win for the Huskies as they come away with a 7-4 win over the Raiders on Thursday, May 6.   The Huskies took an early...
Owatonna’s Grace Jacobs, left, Kiara Gentz, center, and Laura Stevensen get off to a fast start in the 1600-meter run on Thursday, April 29.
It was a banner day for the Owatonna girls and boys track and field teams when they traveled to Rochester to take on the Rochester Mayo Spartans, the Mankato West Scarlets, the Winona Winhawks and the Rochester John Marshall Rockets on Thursday, April 29. The Husky girls won their meet by scoring...
Blooming Prairie seniors Ashleigh Alwes, left, and Megan Oswald put some distance between themselves and the pack of runners behind them during the 1600-meter run. Oswald set a personal record and earned fourth place with a time of 6:58.00, while Alwes came in sixth place with a time of 7:18.93.
It was a successful day at the track and in the field for the Blooming Prairie girls and boys track and field teams when they competed against United South Central, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown, Hayfield and Lyle-Pacelli in the Blooming Prairie Varsity Invite on April 27. The girls team earned...
Awesome Blossom starting pitcher Allison Krohnberg goes into her windup during Blooming Prairie’s game against Triton on Tuesday, April 20. Krohnberg gave up just two runs in the last four innings and recorded 5 RBI, including four on a grand slam, to help the Awesome Blossoms come from behind to beat the Cobras.
It took two extra innings, but the Blooming Prairie softball team scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning and retired three consecutive Triton batters to beat the Cobras 16-14 on Tuesday, April 20. The Blossoms got off to a strong start, scoring three runs, including a two-run home run by...
In addition to scoring six goals, Annie Moran also played some in-your-face defense that helped Owatonna limit Northfield to just one goal.
After a 10-point win over Mankato in its season-opener, the Owatonna girls lacrosse team proved that was no fluke by winning its second consecutive game by 10 goals or more, this time beating the Northfield Raiders 12-1 on Thursday, April 22. The Huskies got to a quick start. In fact, sophomore...
Owatonna's Trevor Hiatt maintains a narrow lead over Rochester Century in the 4x800 relay. The Huskies won the race with a time of 8:39.29, beating Century by just 1.26 seconds.
Baseball Owatonna 7, Mankato East 5 After the Cougars rallied to tie the game at 5-5, the Huskies scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and didn’t give up a run in the final four innings to score their third straight win. “Our last three games have been solid games for us with many...
Owatonna senior Jenna Spatenka tries to get around her teammate Kialee Kleeberger during a practice scrimmage on Friday, April 9.
There’s a lot of new faces on this season’s Owatonna girls varsity lacrosse team, but Head Coach Dani Licht believes the Huskies will be better prepared than most teams to handle that adversity. “I know for a lot of the schools out there the biggest concern was, ‘Oh my goodness, I lost a year with...
NRHEG's All-Conference pitcher Sophie Stork practices her pitching with her long-time catcher senior Cloie Arndt on Thursday, April 8.
Unlike most spring sports teams, the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) softball team has four varsity starters returning and all of them have competed at the varsity level for at least three seasons. Not only do the Panthers have a good quantity of starters returning, but they also...
Center fielder Alex Miller, one of the two returning starters from Blooming Prairie's 2019 team, works on his hitting in the batting cage on Thursday, April 8.
In 2019, Blooming Prairie baseball went 8-13, but with a large group of seniors and two returning starters, the Blossoms believe they can do much better this season. Even though there’s just two returning starters and he’s one of them, senior center fielder/pitcher Alex Miller said that doesn’t put...

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