Thursday, June 30, 2022

Sports

On June 14 and 15, five Hayfield High School golfers trekked to Becker and played at Pebble Creek Golf Club, for the Class A State Championship. Although the golf team has sent a few golfers to state before, they have never sent five individual golfers to the state tournament. The two boys, Keegan...
This year’s Hall of Fame inductees at the Chateau Raceway in Lansing include, from left: Louis “Bug” Lomholt represented by his daughter Darcy Nickson, Larry Nelson and Maynard White represented by his son. Also shown are 2019 inductee LeRoy Scharkey, Todd Scharkey, Dick Veldman represented by his wife Betty and family and Steve Sorensen and 2021 inductee Bryan Hernandez.
Week six of racing at Chateau Speedway was highlighted Friday with the induction of six new members into the Chateau Speedway Hall of Fame. The third class for the Hall of Fame was highlighted by a group, which included drivers from the 60s all the way into the 2000s. Dick Veldman, a two time...
Submitted Photo Owen Petersohn become Triton’s ever individual sport state champion at last week’s Class A state track and field meet.
Kasson Legion Post 333’s team got its season underway on Thursday, June 9, and were defeated by Austin, 9-0. “We struggled a bit offensively all night. Robertson was hitting his spots with the fast ball and kept us off balance with his change-up. Hallstrom, Nelson, and Resch gave us a chance, by...
Submitted Photo Triton’s Owen Petersohn achieved double-champion status last week in the Class A state track and field meet, winning both the 110 meter and 300 meter hurdle events.
Star “trackster” Owen Petersohn ended the Cobras’ State title drought at the MSHSL State Track and Field Championships in St. Michael/Albertville High School on Thursday, Friday, June 9, 10. He achieved double-champion status in the Class A state track-and-field meet, winning both the 110m and the...
A stray shower that brushed the track about 5 p.m. was just enough to stop Chateau Speedway powered by Garlick’s Water from racing on Friday Night. The track was scheduled to host the Minnesota Micro Sprint Class which travels the region. They had also been scheduled to be a part of the two-night...
Submitted Photo Anna Anderson displays her prized catch.
Area fishing teams are off to a strong start this season, with participants in both Kasson-Mantorville and Byron angling their way through tournaments. In K-M, the Youth Fishing team consists of more than 65 youth anglers ranging in age from first graders all the way through seniors in high school...
Photo by Mary Nelson Easton Fritcher slides in safely at second for a stolen base.
Hayfield’s Vikings sailed through the title game over Southland, 9-0, on Tuesday, June 7, at Riverland to earn a spot in the state baseball tournament this week. Hayfield’s Nolan Klocke allowed just one hit and recorded 12 of the 21 outs via strikeout, en route to another Vikings Class A Section 1A...
STAFF PHOTO BY JOHNNIE PHILLIPS Preston Meier of the Huskies keeps his eye on the ball as he defends a Northfield attacker in the opening round game of the Section 1 tournament. Meier had a team-high three points in the Huskies 11-10 loss to the Raiders.
After finishing the regular season 2-6 in the Big Nine Conference and 4-9 overall, the Owatonna Huskies entered the first round of the Section One lacrosse tournament against Northfield as underdogs and lost a close 11-10 game to end the season. Owatonna took the game to the Raiders early, but...
Steele Sports Johnnie Phillips
Almost as important to any sporting event as the actual game itself is what stadium foods one can find behind the counter of a snack shack. In my time as both a sports fan and journalist, I’ve been able to experience some pretty incredible food, but one will always reign supreme in my eyes: the...
STAFF PHOTO BY JOHNNIE PHILLIPS Owatonna’s Owen Korbel goes airborne over the bar in the high jump for Owatonna at the Section 1AAA Meet last weekend. Korbel placed fourth in the event with a final height of six feet and three inches.
The Owatonna boys and girls track teams both had productive days at the Section 1AAA Meet at Lakeville South High School last weekend and will both have individual members from their teams competing at the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) State Meet on Thursday. Owatonna’s boys team took...

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