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  • Dutchmen boys’ basketball team looking to make its own season

    Melrose–There are some challenges facing the coaches as the Dutchmen Tasketball Team begins the 2017-’18 year.

  • Gymnastic team has talent, tradition on its roster

    Melrose–The Melrose Lady Dutchmen are rebuilding, but they are building on the tradition that has become Melrose Area High School gymnastics.

    That tradition goes back a numbers years.

  • Swimmers at their best at state

    Minneapolis–Never have the Lady Dutchmen swam so fast at they did at the state tournament.

  • Swimmers State bound!

    Melrose sending six to state swim meet

  • Van Becks’ deer hunting tradition

    Rural Greenwald–Peter Van Beck’s first-time deer hunting in 1968 almost was his last time. Instead it started a family tradition. 

  • Swimmers win 11 conference medals

    Morris–For the 12th consecutive year the Melrose Lady Dutchmen swimmers have a share of a conference championship.

  • Volleyball tops Sauk Centre

    Sauk Centre – The Lady Dutchmen closed their regular season with a 3-2 win over Sauk Centre Tuesday, Oct. 17.

  • Big plays go Melrose’s way

    Melrose–The Dutchmen’s 28-19 win over Holdingford Friday had everything fans thought it would have - and more.

  • Lady Dutchmen fall to Streeters at section play

    “The girls played hard last night. We had some close matches that kept going back and forth. The girls knew this was a big match and gave it their all,” said coach Sara Englemeyer after the girls lost 7-0 to the Streeters during their first day of team sections on Oct. 5. 

  • Dutchmen can’t find net

    Melrose–A 2-0 loss to St. John’s Prep Thursday continued a frustrating trend for the Dutchmen.

  • Dutchmen edged in great game

    Melrose–The Melrose Dutchmen Football Team did something they are committed to doing all year when they fell 17-0 to third ranked, and unbeaten, Pierz on Friday.

  • Dutchmen dominate in shut-out win
    Everything worked well for Melrose in the Dutchmen's 7-0 win over Minnewaska Thursday.
  • Goals elude Lady Dutchmen in soccer

    Becker–The Lady Dutchmen soccer team fell 17-0 Thursday to Becker finishing a rough week for the team.

  • Dutchmen win in overtime

    Melrose–The Dutchmen soccer team opened its season with a 5-4 overtime win Monday, Aug. 26 against Rocori.

  • Swimmers win at Willmar meet

    Willmar–The Melrose Lady Dutchmen Swimming and Diving Team won the final event of the Willmar Invitational Saturday to take first place.

  • New Munich Legion is three-peater

    New Munich–For the whole season, no matter how well they played in the Big Dipper League (BDL), New Munich players knew they had a chance for something special.

  • Engelmeyer, steps up as tennis coach

    A familiar face was brought back to the tennis courts when 2006 graduate Sara Engelmeyer stepped up as coach this year.

  • Grovers end regional drought

    New Munich-When Tanner Klaphake caught a soft line drive Saturday for the final out, it gave Meire Grove a 3-2 over Richmond and ended a drought of sorts for Meire Grove.

  • New Munich keeps winning one-run games

    Elrosa-New Munich won the Stearns County League (SCL)-North champion and qualified for the Region 15C tournament over the weekend.

  • Freeport happy with season ending

    Freeport–Manager Rob Mettenburg and the Freeport Black Sox were not celebrating after their 9-1 loss to St. Stephen Saturday - but there were a few smiles.

  • Freeport wins in playoffs

    St. Wendel–The Freeport Black Sox are one win from going to regionals.

  • SCL-North race going into final games

    Meire Grove-Spring Hill’s 13-9 win over Meire Grove Sunday kept them on the heels of Stearns County League (SCL)-North leader Elrosa.

  • Black Sox enter playoffs on winning note

    Avon-The Freeport Black Sox' late season surge has carried them into the Victory League (VL)-South playoffs.

  • Melrose–The Melrose Riverfest 5K run was held Saturday, June 24 as part of the Riverfest. 
  • Wolbeck now catching baseball

    GreenwaldKinzie Wolbeck’s fingernails, painted bright orange, attracted attention Tuesday, June 14 prior to the Lake Henry-Greenwald Legion baseball game.

  • Loxtercamp 44th at state golf meet

    Jordan–Nate Loxtercamp finished his season ranked 44 among the 88 golfers that competed Tuesday and Wednesday, June 13 and 14, in the State Class AA Tournament.

  • Loxtercamp ready for state golf challenge

    Sartell–Nate Loxtercamp will be the lone Dutchmen competing in the Class AA state golf meet Tuesday, June 13 and Wednesday, June 14 at The Ridges at Sand Creek Golf Course in Jordan.

  • Homers power Dutchmen win in playbacks

    ST. CLOUD- The Melrose Dutchmen baseball team kept their 2017 baseball season alive with an 11-1 win over Wadena-Deer Creek (WDC) Thursday in the playbacks of Section 6AA.

  • Dutchmen start playoffs Thursday

    Melrose-Despite a 7-0 loss to St. Cloud Cathedral Friday, the Dutchmen could very well be the home team in the 6AA playoffs that begin on Thursday.

  • Number nine batter delivers for softball win

    Melrose-Abby Hinnenkamp’s seventh inning double scored Taryn Van Heel with the game-winning run in the Lady Dutchmen’s 5-4 win Tuesday, May 9 over Bird Island-Olivia-Lake Lillian District (BOLD).

  • Huskies win in extra innings
    The Albany baseball team had an 4-1 extra-innings win over Milaca last week.

    In the top of the ninth with two outs Carter Kotzer drove in two runs and Carter Philippi knocked in a third to break a 1-1 tie.
  • Dutchmen golfers third at Greystone
    Sauk Centre-All the Dutchmen finished in the top 25 in a seven-team invitational Wednesday, May 3 at Greystone Golf Club.

  • Long Prairie-The Melrose Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen track teams will be running at home May 11.

  • Melrose-With wins of 8-3 and 5-2 Friday against Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (ACGC) Melrose moved to 7-1 overall and 6-1 in the West Central Conference.

  • Holdingford-Melrose Area plated nine runs in a 9-4 win Monday, April 24. Kenzie Meyer earned the complete game win striking out four.  

  •       Milaca-A 17-3 win Friday gave the Lady Dutchmen softball team a  3-0 start on the season.

  • Melrose-With seven seniors and a number of other experienced players, the Dutchmen should do well this golf season, which opens April 21.

  • Monticello-The Melrose Area High School Track teams finished fourth and fifth during their competition Thursday at the Tootsie Pop Indoor Invite at Monticello.

  • Melrose-Senior Kendra Moening is optimistic about this year’s Melrose Lady Dutchmen golf team.

  • Melrose Dutchmen Basketball

    The Melrose Dutchmen unbeaten string and their season ended in a 74-67 loss to St. Cloud Cathedral Friday night in the 6AA Championship. Melrose was led by Dillon Haider who scored 33 points in his last game for Melrose. Brady Birch, also a senior, scored 11 points.  Melrose

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