Town team baseball memories remain abundant among the Melius clan, despite having folded up the Winthrop Eagles some seven years ago. Life, unfortunately, moves on. But baseball never dies.
The Bluejay boys sixth-grade basketball team won the Pacesetter Minnesota state tournament after defeating Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 44-38 in the championship game on Sunday at Maple Grove Middle School.
Although the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton girls golf team did not place the way they wanted to at the girls A state championship this week, it was still able to become an important piece of the school’s history.
It was tough keeping up with the top team in the state on day one of the girls golf Class A state finals for the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs at the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker Tuesday, but the golfers are taking nothing but positives from their first experience at the competition.
Three members of the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton track team represented the Bulldogs during the state finals this past weekend at Hamline University in St. Paul.
The road to state continues for the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton girls golf team as it became the Section 2A champions on Monday at the North Links golf course.
Bulldog golfers Kirsten Thell, Dani Gerdts, Taylor Rinehart and Kiya Erler advanced through the play-in round Fridat to reach the final round of their section tournament, scheduled for Monday.
The Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton girls track team finished in second on Wednesday afternoon with 177.50 points, behind Lake Crystal Wellcome-Memorial who took home first place with 188.50 points.
Monday night was a battle between two teams, the Waseca and Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton baseball squads, who wanted a win, and the game went down to the wire. Waseca ultimately held on to an early lead for a 6-4 win.
Janesville-Waldorf-Pembertons girls track team accomplished something it had never before in program history, winning the Valley Conference championship on Tuesday afternoon.
The Waseca girls golf team took home first place on Monday in its invite against Blooming Prairie, Hayfield, Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton, New Richland-Hartdale-Ellendale-Geneva, St. Clair, St. Peter and United South Central.
The Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton baseball team was defeated by Martin County West on Tuesday by a score of 9-6. It played well offensively but was not able to recover from MCW’s burst of seven runs in the second inning. JWP also was not able to run-in batters consistently enough and left 12 …
The Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton boys golf team brought home a sixth-place finish on Friday at its home invite. The Bulldogs finished with 409 points.
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton softball has generally been dominating its opponents this season, but Thursday night, April 25, the Bulldogs showed their grit and what they are really made of, squeezing out a big win at home against the Nicollet Raiders 7-6.
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton girls golf team took first place at their meet Thursday at the Prairie Ridge Golf Course. The Bulldogs faced Madelia, who took second place, and Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial, finished with an incomplete score, rounding out the top three.
Fishermen were lined up and ready to fish around St. Peter trout ponds before the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stocked the three ponds at noon Tuesday.
Le Sueur, Nicollet and Waseca county area golf course managers and golfers are happy that they had an early start this season, but with variable spring weather in Minnesota, courses can close and reopen.
It’s been tough sledding for the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton baseball team at the start of the 2019 season, but coach Matt Collins is hoping things can take a quick turn.
“Play it live off the snow,” said Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton softball head coach Megan Christopher to her team as they prepared to take the field in the first inning.
Fundraising is a crucial part of any school district’s success, and the Bulldog Backers Association hosted its fourth annual Bulldog Night Out March 8 at Starfire in Waseca to what booster president Holly Oliver called a “pleasant turnout”.
Waseca County wrestling programs saw five grapplers make the state tournament this year and solidify their places inside this year’s All-WCN wrestling team.
Jimmy Dugan, played by Tom Hanks in "A League of Their Own," uttered one of my favorite quotes in the history of cinema when he began berating Evelyn for making a throw to home when the team had a two-run lead and costing them the game.
The Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs will have to dig deep as they take a five-game losing skid into the Section 2A South subsection playoffs.
Steady improvement was all New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Panthers head wrestling coach Shawn Larson was looking for this year.
The Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs girls basketball team earned a split in the Valley Conference over the weekend, falling to Nicollet/Loyola and beating Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther.
The winter storms and arctic temperatures have not only wreaked havoc on commutes and school days, but activities around the area are running out of time to reschedule events as the regular seasons draw closer and closer to the playoffs.
After losing 11 of their last 13 games, including an extremely close loss to Norwood Young America last Monday, the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs hit the road over the weekend and came back with two sound victories over Kenyon-Wanamingo and Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial.
No activities director takes pleasure in canceling or postponing events for the kids in their schools, but in Minnesota it is an unfortunate part of the job.
The Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Grizzlies hosted the 11th annual Mike Fasnacht Memorial Wrestling Tournament on Saturday and finished near the back as a team, but found some individual successes on the day.