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SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: Palmeter’s Poise

October 10, 2015 Southwest Minnesota State junior Hannah Palmeter didn’t have to travel far to retrieve her lost shoe after placing fifth at the Roy Griak Invitational two weeks ago. more »»

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Down goes Duluth: Mustangs outlast Bulldogs

October 10, 2015 By Gary Kaczmarek gkaczmarek@marshall MARSHALL—The Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs defeated the No. more »»

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall drops game to BP

October 10, 2015 Marshall dropped its first game of the season on Friday in a 39-35 loss at Belle Plaine. Marshall - which entered the game as the No. 4 team in Class AAAA - ends the regular season at 7-1. more »»

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tigers win two

October 10, 2015 Marshall won its first two games of the Lakeville North tournament on Friday. The Tigers ended their day with a 2-0 (25-12,25-16) win over Tri City United. more »»


October 10, 2015 MARSHALL — Six area teams were among the 24 teams participating in the 2015 Subway Classic Volleyball tournament on Friday at Southwest Minnesota State University and Marshall High School. more »»

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lakeview suffers two losses on friday

October 10, 2015 Lakeiew went 0-2 at the Subway Classic on Friday, losing 2-0 (17-25, 21-25) to Cedar Mountain/Comfrey and 2-1 (25-18, 25-27, 13-15) to Windom. more »»

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Minneota tops Lakeview

October 10, 2015 COTTONWOOD —? The Minneota Vikings defeated the Lakeview Lakers 48-12 Thursday night. The No. 1 Vikings finished the season undefeated (8-0) and will likely be the No. 1 seed in Section 5A. more »»

SMSU CROSS COUNTRY: Palmeter wins St. Cloud St. Invite

October 10, 2015 SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State junior Hannah Palmeter became the first Mustang runner to earn a first place finish at the Division II level on Friday winning the St. more »»

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tigers too strong for Trojans

October 9, 2015 WORTHINGTON — Marshall gave Worthington a glimpse of where it wants to get as a team on Thursday. more »»

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Marshall girls earn national ranking

October 9, 2015 MARSHALL — The Marshall girls cross country team earned a No. 20 national ranking on The rankings are determined by officials in each region and are released every two weeks. more »»

PREP FOOTBALL: Minneota muscles past Lakeview

October 9, 2015 By Gary Kaczmarek gkaczmarek@marshall COTTONWOOD — The Minneota Vikings defeated the Lakeview Lakers 48-12 Thursday night. The N. more »»


October 9, 2015 New Ulm Cathedral defeated Wabasso 33-12 on Thursday. The Rabbits were only able to get two touchdowns on the ground, one apiece from Caleb Kemp and Jared Welch. more »»

PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Minneota, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton get victories

October 9, 2015 Minneota earned at four set victory over Central Minnesota Christian on Thursday night. more »»

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs to take on top-ranked UMD

October 9, 2015 MARSHALL — The No. 5 Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs will host the No. 1 University of Minnesota Duluth tonight. The Bulldogs have been ranked N. more »»

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall battles Belle Plaine in regular season finale

October 9, 2015 MARSHALL — There is one more hurdle between Marshall (7-0) and another perfect regular season. The Tigers finish up regular season play at Belle Plaine (5-2) tonight in a battle of the Tigers. more »»

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall’s Andries getting plenty of attention from Big Ten schools

October 9, 2015 By Eric Rutter Today’ MARSHALL —  At the midway point of his junior season, Marshall offensive lineman Blaise Andries is having what could be described as a big season. more »»

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: C/M girls take first at Luverne, boys 3rd

October 9, 2015 The Canby/Minneota girls cross country team claimed first place at the Luverne Cross Country Invitational on Thursday. more »»

PREP FOOTBALL: Minneota meets Lakeview in regular season finale

October 8, 2015 The Lakeview Lakers and Minneota Vikings wrap up their regular seasons when they face-off in Cottonwood tonight. The 3-4 Lakers are looking to get back to . more »»

SMSU FOOTBALL: SMSU trying to bounce back from tough loss

October 8, 2015 MARSHALL — Not long after Southwest Minnesota State (4-1, 0-1 NSIC South) lost 48-23 to Augustana, senior running back Davontay Stevens tweeted a passage from Proverbs 16:24, saying “The righteous... more »»


October 8, 2015 Independent Athletes of the Week Male Athlete of the Week Ernani Augusta, Marshall (Sr., F) Ernani Augusta led the Tigers with five goals in their 6-4 victory over New Ulm on Monda. more »»

PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall stays at No. 4 in latest poll, Minneota at No. 1

October 8, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Listed below are the Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of October 6. more »»



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