Monday, December 5, 2022


Kasson-Mantorville softball team with their second place trophy.
Kasson-Mantorville’s softball team outlasted Red Wing, 4-2, on Tuesday, May 31, in the Section 1AAA Elimination Semifinals at Austin’s Todd Park. That moved K-M to the Elimination bracket final game versus Byron, where the Lady KoMets prevailed over the Bears, 4-0. The victory entitled K-M to take...
Bears’ shortstop, Tyler Fox, slides home safely against Stewartville in conference semifinal action.
Byron Bears baseball team played their way back to a state slot on Saturday, June 4, in the Section 1AAA tournament, at Austin’s Marcusen Park. Winona and Byron faced each other in the winner’s bracket final, and they were scheduled to meet one another again Wednesday night with a trip to the state...
Jo Tempel is greeted by players after hitting the game winning run. She also hit a two-run homer earlier in the game against USC.
Byron’s Lady Bears eliminated a good Kasson-Mantorville team from the Section 1AAA Tournament on Thursday, May 26, by a 4-1 final tally in the semi-final round at Austin’s Todd Park. Byron: Ally Deyle, 0 for 0, run scored; Katelyn Winters, 0 for 3; Alydia Frericks, 0 for 3; Ashley Klomps, 0 for 3,...
Byron pitcher James Durst throws a pitch against Hayfield last week. In a Tuesday night game against Stewartville Byron was leading 9-1 in the bottom of the sixth.
It was a good battle on Saturday, May 28, between the Byron baseball team and the Austin Packers. The hits were all square at seven apiece, but the Bears emerged with a 4-3 victory in the Section 1AAA First Round Tournament. Austin: Peyton Ransom, 2 for 2, run scored; Nicholas Robertson, 2 for 3;...
Senior Catiera Thome sliding into home.
Hayfield’s softball girls eliminated Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton, from the Section 1A playoffs, defeating them 8-0, on Monday, May 23. Hayfield Stats: Kenna Selk, 3 for 4, 3 runs scored; Jo Tempel, 1 for 3, run scored; Nora Bamlet, 1 for 4, RBI; Betsy Gillette, 2 for 3, RBI; Allison Meier, 1 for 3...
Kyle Nelson slides home safely against Goodhue.
Byron boys defeated Hill Murray, 8-6, on Saturday, May 21. Byron scored all of its runs in the early innings, and the Pioneers posted their runs in the middle innings. Byron: Reid Bielen, 1 for 2, RBI, run scored; Jake Isaak, 2 for 3, 2B, 2 RBI, run scored; Isaiah Brennan, 2 for 3, RBI, run scored...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Ella Babcock in the circle.
K-M HOSTS SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT Saturday, May 14, Libby Maxson allowed one run on three hits over five innings. K-M broke open a close game, with nine runs in the sixth inning, to beat John Marshall, 13-1, in six innings in the Kasson-Mantorville Tournament. Aubrey Grover went 3 for 3 with a double,...
Jackson Schroeder slides back to first base in the second inning of the game against Stewartville.
Area baseball teams continued conference play last week as Byron and Hayfield each won two, K-M won one and lost two, and Triton lost one. BYRON BASEBALL WINS A PAIR Byron’s Bears brought out the bats last week, as they hammered-out 13 hits versus Goodhue. Capturing a 17-0 win over the Wildcats,...
Junior Aubrey Grover makes a play at first base.
Kasson-Mantorville’s Ella Babcock threw her second no-hitter of the season Monday night. KOMETS ROUT STEWARTVILLE 11-0 K-M girls’ softball had plans for a double-header with Stewartville on Monday, May 9, but Mother Nature had different ideas. Game one, the only one, was a KoMets’ five-inning 11-0...
KM’s Kyle Nelson tags a Cannon Falls runner at second base.
Byron’s baseball team remains undefeated with a 4-0 win over the Stewartville Tigers Monday night. The game was suspended in the bottom of the seventh because of weather. The win put the Bears at 13-0. UNBEATEN BEARS HAND TIGERS SHUTOUT LOSS Byron’s baseball boys shutout Stewartville, 4-0, Monday,...


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