Sunday, October 2, 2022


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...
STAFF PHOTO BY JOHNNIE PHILLIPS Owatonna’s Ryan Gregory leaps over a hurdle in the 300-meter hurdles race at the Section 1AAA Meet last weekend. Gregory won the race and contributed to the team win for the Huskies at the meet to qualify all boys athletes from the section meet for the state meet.
Owatonna senior track athlete Ryan Gregory etched his name into the Owatonna High School record books last weekend at the Section 1AAA meet when he broke the Huskies’ 300-meter hurdles record time of 38.41 seconds by 0.3 seconds to hold sole possession of the school record at 38.38 seconds. Gregory...
STAFF PHOTO BY JOHNNIE PHILLIPS NRHEG’s Ben Schoenrock attempts to block home plate and apply the tag to an incoming Sibley East player in the two teams’ game last week. Schoenrock and NRHEG were unable to stop a late rally by Sibley East, and eventually lost 11-5.
The No. 2 ranked NRHEG Panthers baseball team beat No. 5 Maple River last weekend to keep the team’s Section 2AA tournament dreams alive after facing a setback against Sibley East earlier in the week. NRHEG took down Maple River 5-2 in the elimination bracket quarterfinals to stay alive in the...
Submitted Photo Kobie Kath of Owatonna makes his way onto Victory Lane at the Chateau Speedway in Lansing for the first time this season Friday. Kath won the Hansen Tire WISSOTA Midwest Mod feature division.
Weather was perfect for the fourth night of action at Chateau Speedway Friday as fans and drivers filed in for a night of exciting dirt track action. When the night was over fans saw six drivers pick up their first Chateau Feature wins of the year. Starting things off was Defending Power 96 Pure...
Submitted Photo Kadden Kath of Ellendale makes his way to Victory Lane on May 28 at the Chateau Speedway after winning the WISSOTA Midwest Modified feature.
USMTS drivers were hunting the biggest single payout in Chateau Speedway history May 28 as 42 cars signed in looking for the $10,000 first place prize. The race was the first of a four night swing through the area for the high powered Modifieds. It had been six years since the series had visited...
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...


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