Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Sports

Benjamin Nelson (33) stops a shot on goal during the 3-2 win over Rochester Lourdes at Graham Arena. Jake Isaak (11) guards the puck and his goaltender.
BOYS MAKE IT 3 STRAIGHT WINS OVER ROCHESTER TEAMS Dodge County’s Wildcats defeated Rochester Lourdes, 3-2, on Thursday, January 6, at Graham Arena IV. Rallying from a two-goal deficit, Dodge County captured the victory, making it their third consecutive win against Rochester teams. It beat Century...
Byron’s Caden Christenson reaches around for the basket.
Byron’s basketball boys finished the week with a 59-53 win over Goodhue, on Friday, January 7. Then the Bears were overwhelmed by Caledonia, 80-64, on Saturday. Goodhue Game Byron Scoring: Caden Christenson, 7 points, (1) 3-pointer; Reid Bielen, 9 points, (3) 3-pointers; Tyler Connelly, 6 points;...
Girls basketball teams from Byron, Kasson-Mantorville and Hayfield all saw action during the Christmas break at holiday tournaments. The KoMets and Vikings won their tournaments while the bears finished 1-1. BYRON BASKETBALL GIRLS EARN SPLIT IN HOLIDAY CLASSIC Byron’s Lady Bears entered the Rotary...
Ty Mullenbach fires a shot on goal as Gryffon Funke is blocked.
Dodge County Wildcats two hockey teams were on the road last week competing in holiday tournaments. The boys played in the Rochester while the girls traveled to Warroad. DC BOYS GO 1-1 IN KIWANIS HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Dodge County hockey boys competed in the Rochester Kiwanis Hockey Tourney on Tuesday...
Girls’ basketball teams from both Byron and Kasson-Mantorville had tough games before the Christmas break with Byron losing to Stewartville and KM to Goodhue. Teams from Hayfield and Triton had better luck with the Vikings defeating Maple River and Triton slipping by Randolph. BYRON BASKETBALL...
Camden Holecek (22) battles for a rebound.
Boys basketball teams from local high schools headed into the holiday break with wins. BYRON BOYS WIN THRILLER ON ROAD Byron’s Bears basketball bunch pulled-off an exciting victory last Thursday, December 23, when they rolled into Stewartville and slipped- away with a 60-59 win. Byron moves to 7-1...
It was a mixed week for Wildcat hockey against New Prague as the boys team lost while the girls team defeated the Trojans BOYS LOSE 6-3 Dodge County’s boys hockey team was defeated by the New Prague Trojans, 6-3, last Tuesday, December 21, at the Dodge County Ice Arena. New Prague 4-0-2–6; Dodge...
Halle Determan, #33, leads the Wildcat girls hockey team.
Dodge County’s girls hockey team was busy last week, and they went 2-1 in their ventures. On Saturday, December 11, Moose Lake Area defeated the Wildcats, 3-1, at Dodge County Ice Arena. Coming off of that little misfortune, DC bested Minneapolis, 4-2, on Tuesday, December 14, at DC Ice Arena....
Gavin Giesler puts the puck in the back of the net as the Wildcats route Minnesota River 13-1.
Dodge County boys hockey team dominated Minnesota River on Friday, December 17, at Dodge County Ice Arena. Wildcats’ defenseman Easton Hammill scored five goals and added 2 assists, for an amazing seven-point game, in the 13-1 DC rout. Shots on goal favored DC, 37-12. Dodge County Individual...
Kasson and Mantorville residents lined the highway to cheer the KM football team as they made their way to the Minnesota State High School League football finals.
Joel Swanson grew up in Pipestone, Minn. with three brothers. He said he played all the sports and perhaps liked basketball the most until he was older. He played both offense and defense on the football team. He remembers their coach had the team do a fundraiser to purchase free weights. This was...

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