Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Sports

Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors last week approved a flexible plan for the restart of winter activities when clearance is provided by state governmental leaders. Executive Order 20-99 is currently in place, a directive that mandates a four-week pause in activities designed...
Kasson-Mantorville KoMets had their last volleyball game of the season on their home turf against the Jordan Jaguars last week. The first set started out with Jordan taking the lead 2-0 until Maddy Cummings and Shae Sands both received a kill tying the game 2-2. After a long back and forth round,...
KoMets home game against Minneota started out pretty repetitive. KM’s Maddy Cummings got the first point of the match and Maddie Converse fed off of that energy with getting her eleventh Ace of the season. The score started its recurring ties at 2-2. Cummings gets another one down adding to the...
The Kasson-Mantorville varsity football team posed last week on the field after winning the Section 1AAAA championship. The KoMets defeated the Byron Bears 7-0.
Covid-19 once again dictated the football schedule for the KoMets. No longer was there to be a full play-off bracket for the section title, but rather one game, head-to-head for the crown. No state berth, no advancement. The KoMets secured the #1 seed in the section, going 4-1 on the season and...
It was a Monday night game between two local rivals, the Kasson-Mantorville KoMets versus the Byron Bears. The game started with Byron earning their first point but KoMets got theirs seconds after. The match was a very heated one with very repetitive sets.  During the first set, the KoMets...
Kasson-Mantorville honored their senior football players and cheerleaders at the game on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Seniors included, front row: Cassidy Cowden, Kyler Kujath, Mitchell Nel- son, Jackson Kennedy, Logan Leth, Marquise Sims, Mazy Gilbertson; back row: Keyan Smith, Jakob Aarsvold, Jace Bigelow, Logan Laures, Aaron Winkle, Caleb Wright, Aiden Hugeback.
This year, we celebrate every game.  Every chance the players get to step on the field is a special moment. On Nov. 11, we celebrated our seniors.  The Class of 2021 is made up of 12 players and two cheerleaders.  “A great group of players that we have been fortunate to work with over the years,”...
Goodhue A Monday night game at Kasson against Goodhue left KoMet fans thrilled. This game was Senior Night and the KoMets recognized all of their seniors: Anna Braun, Maddy Cummings, Avery Irish, Olivia Matuska, Shae Sands, Mya Suess and Noelle Vanoort. The game started with a serving error into...
Senior, #1 Jace Bigelow, steals a touchdown from Byron with an interception in the end zone during the 3rd quarter.
Opening up a beautiful night of football in November, the Kasson-Mantorville football team took a moment of silence to remember former teammate, Aidan Hegge. Hegge passed away this past summer, on July 27. Junior classmates, Sean Inman and Thomas Jensen, presented his blue and white game jerseys,...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Jackson Kennedy #42 with the tackle.
2020 has presented many obstacles and KM football is learning to face those obstacles head on.  Covid-19 has struck their football schedule yet again. This time, it was their scheduled opponent that needed to cancel the game. KM learned off this early on, giving them time to find a replacement game...
Senior kicker, Aaron Winkle, kicks a 23 yard field goal with :03 seconds on the clock to win the game, 23-20
“Let’s go boys, let’s go!  We don’t know how many times we get to play this year!”  Senior captain, Jakob Aarsvold, could be heard on the sidelines, firing up his team.  The game started and finished with intensity and energy.  New Prague’s sound system played the bass and guitar of Enter Sandman...

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