Sunday, August 14, 2022

Sports

Zander Jacobson controls the ball against a stubborn Goodhue defense.
Hayfield’s Vikings hardcourt boys secured their second consecutive Section 1A title last Thursday, March 17, when they took out Goodhue, 53-42, at the Mayo Civic Arena. Precision was paramount for the Vikings, as they grabbed the victory with just 29 shot attempts. “Ethan Pack made his first (four...
Aine Stasko is fouled in the game against Minneota.
It was some kind of super season for the Lady Vikings. The girls entered the state tournament unbeaten, and they finished the 2021-22 campaign with a brilliant 32-2 overall record. Hayfield started state tournament action on Thursday, March 17, with a victory over Cass Lake-Bena, 67-57, in the...
Hayfield’s girls’ basketball team and coaches pose with their Section Championship plaque.
Hayfield Lady Vikes put on another spectacular show last Thursday, March 10, as they pounded Grand Meadow, 65-41, in the Section 1A girls’ basketball championship game at Mayo Civic Arena. Hayfield takes their sensational 31-0 record, their daunting defense, and their overpowering offense to the...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Jake Hallstrom grabs a rebound in the Section semifinal game against the Austin Packers.
No. 4-seeded Kasson-Mantorville boys were firing on all cylinders and hitting from all directions, sinking 10 of 20 three-point attempts, en route to a thrilling 48-43 victory over No. 5-seeded Red Wing, on Tuesday, March 8, in Section 1AAA quarterfinal play. Using stifling shooting from trey-range...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Jordan Klepel heading to the basket.
Hayfield’s Vikings survived a serious scare from the No. 8-seeded Randolph Rockets on Monday night, March 7, in the Section 1A quarterfinal round at Rochester Mayo Civic Auditorium. Randolph jumped-out 10-2, to start the game. But state-defending champion and No. 1-ranked Hayfield clawed and...
Kasson-Mantorville wrestler Bennett Berge won his 5th state wrestling title last weekend at the Minnesota State High School League tournament in St. Paul.
Kasson-Mantorville senior, Bennett Berge, made history this past weekend. He not only became the first KoMet wrestler to become a 5x Minnesota state champion, he is just the eighth wrestler in the history of Minnesota high school wrestling to accomplish such a feat. Berge (195) breezed through his...
Members of the Byron girls wrestling team include, left to right, Hattie Mathre, Ionee Jurrens, Rachel Fode, and Grace Pereda.
It’s the first year that the Minnesota State High School League has sanctioned girls wrestling as a sport, and area girls are jumping on the wrestling bandwagon. Kasson-Mantorville High School has one female wrestler and Byron High School started the wrestling season with five wrestlers but now has...
Head Coach, Jamie Heidt, embraces Dominic Mann (160) after Mann wrestles back to win his true-second match to advance to state.
State wrestling tournament time has arrived. Just 15 weeks ago, the first whistle blew in the KM practice room. And now, it all comes down to one week. This week. The KoMets will wrestle as a team on Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center. KM received the #2 seed. They open up the tournament vs Mora at...
Hayfield’s Lady Vikes continued their dominance on the hardcourt last week. They finished the regular season, 26-0, a statistic that came to light following a defeat of Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons, 78-35, on Monday, February 14, and a commanding victory of 73-47, over Randolph, on Thursday. ACGE...
Kasson-Mantorville’s wrestling squad is headed to the MSHSL State Wrestling Tournament in St. Paul after claiming the Section title last week.
Kasson-Mantorville’s wrestling team has punched their ticket once again and will return to the MSHSL state wrestling tournament. The KoMet wrestling team, rich with state history and success, has not walked out of the Xcel tunnel as a team since 2018. Logan Vaughan, Bennett Berge, and Kail Wynia...

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