Monday, December 5, 2022

Sports

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS — The Dodge County boys hockey team got the new season underway with an appearance in the Spartan Turkey Tourney, on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26, at the IGH Veterans Memorial Community Center. First draw for the Wildcats was Park of Cottage Grove, and the Wolfpack...
MARSHALL — The Dodge County girls kept their early season undefeated streak (5) alive, after winning the Marshall Thanksgiving Classic, on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26, at Red Baron Arena. Friday’s action saw the Wildcats defeat Marshall, 3-1, and Saturday’s championship game favored...
Photo by Tammy Kennedy Kasson-Mantorville’s new head wrestling coach Ryan Hill demonstrates technique with K-M junior, Joey Kennedy.
The ‘22-23 season is upon us. The KoMet wrestling team will look a bit different this year after graduating decorated athletes and staples in the line-up like Bennette Berge, Kail Wyia, and Logan Vaughan. One additional new look to the season will be who sits in the corner as the head coach....
Photo by John Hazuka Kasson-Mantorville’s volleyball team finished their season at the state tournament last weekend, taking third place and finishing the season with a 26-9 overall record.
ST. PAUL — The Kasson-Mantorville volleyball team knocked off unseeded Detroit Lakes in five sets on Wednesday, November 9, in the Class AAA State volleyball quarterfinals. That made it eight of their last nine matches won by the 25-8 and third-ranked KoMets. Next, they faced Benilde-St. Margaret’s...
Byron High School’s boys soccer team held their year-end banquet on Sunday night, November 13. The team posted a 6-9-2 record, and they captured 4th place in the HVL. They advanced to the semifinal round of the Section 1 playoffs, garnering the 4th seed. The following awards were announced: All...
ROCHESTER — It was a long shot that the KoMets would eliminate No. 1 ranked Stewartville, in the Section 1AAAA championship game last Friday, Nov. 4, on Mayo Spartans’ turf. Well, that unlikely upset never came to fruition, as the Stewie kids made the game a no-doubter, topping Kasson-Mantorville,...
Photo by Vanderpool Studios Members of the Kasson-Mantorville volleyball team celebrate after defeating Byron and earning a spot in the state volleyball tournament.
ROCHESTER — A classic volleyball match occurred last Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Section 1AAA championship round at Rochester’s Mayo Civic Center. Friendly foes Kasson-Mantorville and Byron met-up for a hard-fought battle, with a trip to the state tournament at stake. After five grueling sets, the No...
Photo by Tammy Kennedy Junior quarterback, Kyle Nelson, #1, carries the ball for the KoMets with senior Broc Barwald, #3, at his side.
KASSON — No.2-seeded Kasson-Mantorville ousted No. 3-seeded Winona, 29-5, in the Section 1AAAA semifinal round on Saturday, October 29. That sets up a battle between K-M and top-ranked/top-seeded Stewartville, for the section championship. Phenom senior Broc Barwald rushed for 178 yards, and ran-in...
Photo by Brooke Distad Abby Distad reaches for the ball as the KoMet volleyball team advances in the playoffs.
Byron’s volleyball team looked sharp on Wednesday, October 26, when they ousted Albert Lea, 3-0, in the Section 1AAA volleyball quarterfinal round. Set scores were 25-21, 25-21, and 25-14. Byron Stats: Kailani Schroeder, 33 assists, 2 aces, 3 kills, 1 block, 4 digs; Gabrielle Gartner, 3 aces, 3...
Submitted Photo Soccer players on the KMYSA 12U boys traveling soccer team posed with their medals after placing second in the Border Cup tournament in Hudson, Wis.
That’s a wrap! What a great season for the KMYSA 12U Boys travel soccer team. The 12U boys team finished undefeated and on top of their group in league play and were able to advance to the championship game at The Border Cup tournament in Hudson, Wis. The boys finished 2nd place in the tournament!...

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