Benilde-St. Margaret's 9, Chisago Lakes 1 Benilde scored twice in the first inning and slowly pulled away from the Wildcat softball team, eventually winning 9-1 to snap the Wildcats' four game winning streak.
Spring Lake Park 12, Chisago Lakes 8 The fans got their money's worth when the Wildcats hosted Spring Lake Park last Thursday, May 16 at Chisago Lakes High School.
The fastpitch softball teams from Irondale High School and St. Anthony Village High School had success in their respective section tournaments on Tuesday.
The Martin County West Mavericks softball team erupted for 12 runs during a two-inning span to down the Mountain Lake Area Wolverines, 12-1, during Section 2A, South Sub-Section playoff action on Tuesday in Welcome.
The Jackson County Central boys' and girls' track and field teams both finished fifth at the Southwest Conference meet Thursday in Redwood Falls.
Second-year Fairmont head softball coach Terry Ehlert and his Cardinals ended the program's six-year postseason drought on Tuesday in Pipestone.
The area's track & field athletes made a push toward state meet qualification by participating in their respective conference meets Thursday afternoon.
Ryan Kalinowski earns a first-place finish in the 4x400 relay, the final event of the day, while Pine Island teammates cheer for his opponent.
The New Ulm softball team combined for 20 first and second-inning runs in its crushing victories over St.
Over her four-year career at Minnesota Valley Lutheran, Carlie Maasz has made a habit out of making opposing hitters look pretty bad at times.
Pipestone Area freshman hurler Justin Rops went the distance for the Arrows in the opening game of Monday evening's doubleheader in Jackson, helping the Arrows earn a Southwest Conference baseball split, by scores of 5-4 and 6-3, against the host Jackson County Central Huskies to conclude the regular season.
"Give me a chance," Minnetonka High School junior Luke "Petey" Petterson said to nobody in particular as he took a cut in the on deck circle.
Sean Mathiowetz pitched a complete game to lead Sleepy Eye St. Mary's past New Ulm Cathedral in a Tomahawk Conference baseball game Monday.
Former Mahtomedi High School athlete Stephen Johnson, a recent graduate of St. John's University, recently was selected the small-college national lacrosse player of the year.