Similar to what plagued Northfield girls lacrosse in a double-digit season-opening loss at Owatonna earlier in the week, the Raiders struggled to bottle up Mankato in a 13-3 defeat Thursday at Northfield High School.
Through a successful college and professional career, Marty Johnson never picked up on how his swing might have changed when he was nervous.
With success comes change, and after back-to-back trips to the Minnesota Baseball Association Class B state semifinals, the Northfield Knights are beginning to slightly alter how its roster is constructed.
Sometime around the third inning Monday night in Kasson, Northfield softball coach Ryan Pietsch and his assistants Ashley Baker, Rich Guggisberg and Kent Pedersen started to piece it all together.
The St. Olaf College softball team moved into third place in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) standings by sweeping Bethel University by scores of 3-1 and 6-5 on Saturday evening at the Dundas Dome.
The Carleton College softball team prevailed 5-1 and 8-5 during Sunday’s doubleheader at Macalester College. That gives the Knights 23 victories on the season, breaking the team record of 21 wins established in 2000.
Not a stranger to scoring goals, junior Jase Simon was in control Friday for the Oklahoma State men’s lacrosse team in its 16-12 win against Dallas Baptist in the first round of the Lone Star Alliance Division II Tournament.
Starting May 1, Northfield Golf Club will be offering free golf classes from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for five consecutive Wednesdays. They are being run by PGA Golf Professional John Hall.
On paper, Saturday’s season-opener for Northfield boys lacrosse didn’t project to be especially close against a Duluth team that finished 14-2 last year, and a night before raced to a double-digit victory against a Rochester Century squad that swept Northfield a season ago.
Numbers have never been a problem for Northfield, although the Raiders are currently boasting a total of 108 shooters that are out for this spring.
In terms of contrast, there might not be a more extreme example than this year’s Northfield girls lacrosse team. With 12 seniors, it’s easy to label the Raiders as experienced. Although with 18 freshman, it also doesn’t take much work to highlight the youth and potential inexperience. For No…
For Northfield girls track and field coach Karl Viesselman, the first meet of the season is typically as carefree as it can get.
After a leadoff single through the left side of the infield to start the bottom of the first, one of the most dangerous weapons for Northfield softball was activated Tuesday night in sophomore infielder Payton Fox.
Whether it be from word of mouth or last season’s success seeping into the hallways to convince more students to join, the Northfield girls track and field team is packed this season.
Twice last week, St. Olaf junior Ryan Torbenson homered in the final inning of a victory.
After a record-setting week the included three no-hitters, junior Julie Graf of the St. Olaf College softball team was selected as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Softball Pitcher of the Week on Monday afternoon.
The No. 1-ranked Carleton College women’s golf team continued its winning ways, capturing the team title at the WashU Spring Invitational by 10 strokes. The 15-team field included four programs ranked in the Golfstat top 10 along with six other programs ranked inside the top 40.
After a season in which Northfield nabbed second in both the Big 9 Conference and Section 1AAA, the Raiders are returning the bulk of their experienced golfers for another season.
With the loss of four seniors who occupied either No. 1 or No. 2 singles or doubles positions, there will be some new faces for Northfield this year on the top courts.
Even with the game seemingly out of reach, it was a tense seventh inning Thursday night during the first game of the season for Northfield baseball.
If Northfield coach Mark Auge knows anything, it’s that a high school baseball team can never have enough arms capable of throwing varsity innings.
As a result of growing enrollment, for the next two school years Northfield will go from one of the largest schools in its competitive class to one of the smallest in nine sports.
For the second consecutive year, anyone wandering over to Carleton’s West Gym for the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches All-Star Series will recognize a familiar face.
The St. Olaf College athletic department is pleased to announce the hiring of Tracy Johnson as the fourth head women’s hockey coach in program history, as announced by Senior Associate Athletic Director Mike Ludwig on Friday.
The Carleton College softball team opened MIAC play by splitting a doubleheader against Augsburg University. The Knights (15-4, 1-1 MIAC) dropped a 1-0 nail-biter in the opener but got the bats going in time for an 11-4 triumph in the second game. The games were originally slated to be held …
With no shortage of offense in the past week for Bethany Lutheran baseball, 2017 Northfield High School graduate Ross Beumer provided plenty of firepower.
Not that every kid doesn't love mowing his lawn, but Ira Carlson's ears always perked up whenever he was tackling the Sunday afternoon chore. Carlson, now 47, moved to Dundas when he was 7 and quickly learned to love his new digs.
As the season went on, the Williams College women’s hockey team and sophomore defender Brynn Puppe, a 2017 Northfield High School graduate, continued to clear benchmark after benchmark.
Given a steady slot in the lineup for the first time this season, North Dakota State sophomore Hunter Koep, a 2017 Northfield High School graduate, helped the Bison to their first two conference wins of the season.