Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Sports

Byron’s 8th grade girls basketball team recently won the championship for 8th grade, Tier 3, in the Minnesota Youth Athletic Services tournament. Back row, left to right, Coach Jeremy Baumbach, Coach Sarah Rossow, Aryanna Rizzo, Aubree Morrow, Stella Knutson, Olivia Brown, Sydney Landswerk, Coach...
Westfield’s Bo Zwiener was the Razorbacks’ lone representative at the state tournament last weekend, and he made his presence felt by taking fifth place at 133 pounds. Zwiener started his tournament with two consecutive wins before dropping back-to-back matches but closed his tournament with an...
ROCHESTER — As always, Wildcats net-minder Jackson Roethler did a yeoman’s job of protecting his goal, but the No. 8-ranked Northfield Raiders did just enough to top Dodge County in the Section 1, Class 1A boys hockey title game on Wednesday, February 28, at the Rochester Recreation Center. They...
BYRON — The top-seed Byron girls basketball team made it a no-contest last Wednesday, February 28, as they finished off the Faribault Falcons, 69-41, in Class 3A, Section 1 opening round action at Byron High School. That set-up a Saturday appointment with the No. 5- seed Kasson-Mantorville girls,...
RED WING — The Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team bested the Red Wing Wingers, 78-67, on Thursday, February 29, at Red Wing High School. Posting a 40-33 lead at the hiatus, K-M cruised to the ultimate victory. Kasson-Mantorville was led by Ethan Lee and Kyle Nelson, with 22 points each. Red...
ST. PAUL — To say the least, it was a very successful endeavor for the Kasson wrestlers on Saturday, March 2, in the Class 2A individual state championship matches, at the Xcel Energy Center. A day earlier, the KoMets took the runner-up spot in the team tournament. Nine KoMets competed in the...
Kasson-Mantorville Senior Night was held before the boys basketball game on February 23 vs. Lake City for the three seniors on the team. Pictured are left to right: Assistant Coach Mitchell Noel, Head Coach Nick Pocius, Easton Suess, Ronnie Lyons, Assistant Coach Pat Fitch, Kyle Nelson, and...
The Kasson-Mantorville KoMets have one goal each year. To win a state team title. Four state wrestling championship team banners currently hang in the Home Federal Arena. 2013, 2016, 2017, & 2018. Lead by Head Coach Ryan Hill, the goal was set a year ago in March. Hill then promised the team on...
It has been an honor covering Kasson-Mantorville sports since 2011. Randy Carlson roped me into this role for the Dodge County Independent newspaper, where I provided pictures of football, wrestling, volleyball, GBB, and softball. I have shot 16 state tournaments from the sidelines and mat side....
Luke Swanson (160) — State Runner-Up Swanson received the two seed in his 160# bracket. He opened his tournament claiming a second period technical fall over Jayce Kovarik, 17-2. In the quarterfinals, Swanson racked up more bonus points, scoring a major decision over Byron Gretchell, 17-6. The...

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