Drossel leaves legacy of wins, leading by example

Hallie Drossel stepped off the podium at the Minnesota State High School League Class A Girls Swimming and Diving State Meet Nov. 18 at Jean K. Freeman in Minneapolis as the silver medalist in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Rebels impose will, eliminate Huskies from state competition

The Albany Huskies qualified for the Minnesota State High School League Class AAA Football State Tournament behind a stout defense and a timely offense.

High energy leads to superb section meet

Energy and excitement can go a long way. The Sauk Centre Streeters swimming and diving team started and ended their Section 6A finals appearance with high-octane swims, as they took second in both the 200-yard medley relay and 400 freestyle relay, one of seven state-qualifying swims the program put together …

Melrose girls soccer falls to Princeton

A good defensive effort fell short for the Melrose Area girls soccer team in a 3-0 loss to Princeton Aug. 29 at Melrose Area High School in Melrose.

Saints demonstrate small-ball success

Jackson Peter recorded Elrosa’s first and last hit and was a part of every Saints rally in the team’s 4-3 win over Hadley Aug. 19 at Saints Field in Dassel.

Spring Hill grabs given victory

The Spring Hill Chargers had 13 hits, but a strikeout was the key play in their 6-4 win over Roseau in the Class C Minnesota Amateur Baseball Tournament Aug. 19 at Optimist Park in Litchfield.

13 innings, 1 unbelievable win

A squeeze bunt by Carter Holthaus scored Carter Philippi in the 13th inning, guaranteeing a trip to the Class C Minnesota Amateur Baseball Tournament for the Avon Lakers in the Region 8C Tournament.

Low-scoring loss leaves Titans out of state picture

It was difficult for anyone in the Sauk Centre Titans dugout not to feel dejected after their Region 16C Tournament low

Martins make triumphant return to state

Timely hitting put the St. Martin Martins back into the Class C Minnesota Amateur Baseball Tournament, as St. Martin topped the Cold Spring Rockies 4-3 in a Region 15C Tournament state-qualifying game Aug. 6 in Lake Henry.

14/27 a new source of fair fun

The Stearns County Fair, by nature of the large-scale audience it draws every summer, finds new ways of awing and amazing visitors every year they visit the fairgrounds.

Freeport returns to region tournament

The Freeport Black Sox returned to the Region 8C Amateur Baseball Tournament, winning two games over the weekend.

Avon plays 17 innings of shutout baseball

The Avon Lakers did not allow a single run and only five hits over 17 innings in two Victory League playoff games this past weekend.

Babe Ruth squad competes at district tourney

The Sauk Centre 15U Babe Ruth team saw their season come to a close this past weekend at the district playoffs in Royalton.

Inspirational Illies inducted

For one more time, Pat Illies appeared on the Elrosa diamond wearing a No. 9 uniform.

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