Sports

08/24/2016 - 8:00am
Plato demonstrated it is every bit ready and willing to defending its Class C state championship as the Blue Jays decimated Springfield 11-1 in their state tournament opener on Sunday, Aug. 21, in Dassel. The Tigers briefly held a 1-0 first inning lead following a leadoff double and a two-out bloop single off Plato starting pitcher Chris Odegaard.  However, the blemish only appeared to...
08/24/2016 - 8:00am
The fall sports season got off to its official competitive start on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ tennis team hosted United South Central, Blue Earth Area and Sibley East in an invitational tournament on the courts at GSL. It wasn’t quite the start to the 2016 season that the Panthers hoped for, with the hosts...
08/24/2016 - 8:00am
 It was an historic evening – as well as a damp one – as Brownton defeated Jordan 3-1 on Saturday, Aug. 20. The victory was the Bruins’ first in state tournament play since finishing third in 1967 and it came as they played as the visiting team on their home field. Barney Tadsen Field suddenly became the host for the...
08/17/2016 - 8:00am
After missing out on the Region 7C Tournament in 2015, the Brownton Bruins made good on their return by clinching the regional’s fourth and final state tournament berth by going 2-2 in this year’s bracket. The Bruins claimed their trip to this season’s state tourney – their first since 2013 –by defeating Glencoe 4...
08/17/2016 - 8:00am
Glencoe’s hopes of finishing off a promising 2016 season with a state tournament appearance were dashed on Friday, Aug. 12 with a 4-2 loss to Crow River Valley League western division rival Brownton in a second-round Region 7C elimination game. The Brewers began regional play by losing to eventual 7C champion Waconia on Saturday, Aug. 6...
08/17/2016 - 8:00am
After persevering through the Region 7C bracket despite an opening round loss, Plato will have a chance to defend its state title as the region’s second seed in the upcoming Class C tournament. The Blue Jays, tottering on the brink of elimination after falling to Brownton on Aug. 5, instead recorded three consecutive one-run victories on...
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