Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Sports

Kasson-Mantorville Junior Bennett Berge (182), goes for the pin fall against Lake City last week.
Kasson-Mantorville’s KoMets entered the Section tournament as the #2 ranked team in the state for Class AA, just behind national powerhouse, Simley. The KoMets had their team season come to an abrupt halt last Wednesday night when they fell to unranked Lake City in the Section 1AA semi-finals, 40-...
Brody Lamb (No.7) crashes the net against Century High at Graham Arena in Rochester as Matt Donnovan (No.14) and Gavin Giesler (No. 15) play defense. The Wildcats defeated Century 4-2 March 11.
Dodge County Wildcat hockey teams moved into their final games over the past week and into this week. Wildcat Boys Hockey The boys team was in action at the Graham Arena in Rochester on Thursday, March 11, as they beat Rochester Century by a 4-2 score. Rochester took the lead at 5:43 of the first...
Kasson-Mantorville Seniors Mazy Gilbertson, Dylan Baker, Giovanni Ruffo and Jackson Kennedy with Head Coach Jamie Heidt at last week’s Senior Night
Last Thursday night the KoMets wrapped up their regular season and also celebrated the Class of 2021with Senior Night. Seniors include Jackson Kennedy, Giovonni Ruffo, Dylan Baker and cheerleader Mazy Gilbertson. The KoMets hosted Owatonna and Shakopee in a night of competitive wrestling. Owatonna...
Byron Senior Gymnasts Taylor Dean, Hannah, Coleman, Emma Johnson and Leah Yokiel were honored at the team’s Senior Night.
Byron’s Gymnastics Team celebrated it seniors on Tuesday, March 2, with a win over Kasson-Mantorville/Triton. The girls put together their best meet of the season so far with a score of 137.625. KM/T finished with a score of 113.775.  Even with it being the team’s best score on the season, we have...
Senior, Giovanni Ruffo, wins be decision, 4-1, over Kenyon-Wanamingo’s Bray Olson at 152#
The Kasson-Mantorville KoMets grabbed two HVL victories last Thursday night in Kenyon. Kenyon-Wanamingo hosted a triangular with KM and Lake City.  KM wrestled Lake City first, winning 52-15. With a similar score, KM then beat K-W, 53-16.  The most exciting match of the night came down to a...
The Byron Girls Gymnastics Team improved to 5 and 1 on the season as they tumbled their way past the LaCrescent Lancer on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The girls put together their best meet of the season with a score of 137.275.  LaCrescent finished with a score of 128.025. Amber Roble led the team with a...
KoMet Freshman Joey Kennedy won by a decision over his Goodhue opponent.
The KoMet wrestling team picked up four dominating wins this past week.On Thursday night, the KoMets celebrated Parent's Night and hosted a triangular with Triton and Goodhue.KM rolled past Triton, 80-0 and then Goodhue, 49-15."Jamie is having us focus more on the fundamentals." said Freshman Joey...
Dodge County Wildcats boys hockey team had no problem last Tuesday, Feb. 16, when they traveled to Faribault and defeated the Falcons by a 7-0 score. Gavin Giesler scored once in the first period with assists from Isaac Rogne and Charlie Blaisdell. Easton Hammill scored in the second on a power...
Joel McCall, left, and Todd Halverson, right, make sure Kasson-Mantorville fans can follow their favorite sports. McCall does play-by-play announcing for all sports but hockey and Halverson does the videos for all sports. Steve Alvarado does the play-by-play for boys and girls hockey.
It’s all about the kids, say a trio of local volunteers who broadcast Kasson-Mantorville sports games and get them put up on YouTube. Family and friends who otherwise couldn’t watch games are able to because of the efforts of Todd Halverson, Steve Alvarado and Joel McCall. “Now with COVID, it’s...
Kasson-Mantorville Junior Kal Wynia defeats Zumbrota-Mazeppa’s Gabe Tupper on a 10-6 decision.
A wrestling fan might wonder when was the last time the KM wrestling team lost a conference dual.  Year after year, the four time state champions (2013, 2016, 2017, 2018), continue to dominate the HVL.  The KoMets have already demonstrated two big, come from behind, wins this season.   The KoMets...

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