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Faribault’s boys swimming and diving team hosted Mankato East on Thursday. The Cougars won the competition by a score of 94-76, but the young Falcons team continued to show improvement.

The WEM girls basketball team is showing no signs of slowing down after cruising past Hayfield, 52-21, on Thursday. The Bucs raced out to 17-0 lead and had a huge 35-7 lead at halftime.

Bethlehem Academy’s boys basketball team hosted Triton on Thursday in a non-conference game and the Cobras kept the Cardinals at bay, winning by a score of 88-63.

After winning its first game of the season Tuesday, the Bethlehem Academy girls basketball team was unable to repeat the performance Thursday night at Triton.

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Faribault hosted Albert Lea and Mankato East in wrestling on Thursday night and the night went about as good as possible for the Falcons, as they won both of their matches to improve to 5-0 on the season.

The WEM boys basketball team also played against NRHEG on Tuesday and the Bucs crushed the Panthers, 94-43. The Bucs are now 4-0 on the year and are off to a 1-0 start in Gopher Conference action.

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Goodhue hosted Kenyon-Wanamingo Tuesday and the home team came out on top, 58-36. For the Knights it was their first loss of the season, as they dropped to 2-1. KW scored 60 points and 58 points in its first two games, but the Knights’ offense never got into much of a rhythm against the Wildcats.

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The Waterville-Elysian-Morristown girls basketball team used a strong second half to pull away from New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) on Tuesday evening. The Buccaneers led by five at halftime but outscored the Panthers by 15 points in the second half en route to a 67-47 win and…

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The Bethlehem Academy girls basketball team was still searching for its first win of the season Tuesday when it hosted United South Central.

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Following the season-opening win against Stewartville, K-W head coach Nathan Lexvold was already anticipating the strong competition K-W would face Saturday at Chisago Lakes High School, which included Minnesota wrestling powerhouse Foley as well as St. Croix Falls out of Wisconsin and the h…

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WELLS — Kiley Nihart drained four 3-pointers and Katie Dylla posted a double-double against the team she played for as an underclassman in Medford’s 66-26 thrashing of United South Central on Friday night in Gopher Conference action.

MEDFORD — Despite taking the mat without one of its two state-title contenders, the Medford wrestling team pulled away for a 42-18 victory over USC in a Gopher Conference showdown at the MHS gymnasium.

Kenyon-Wanamingo hosted Stewartville for a wrestling duel on Thursday evening, and the results were pretty lopsided in favor of the Knights. KW won 10 of the 14 matches against Stewartville en route to a dominating 55-21 win.

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The Kenyon-Wanamingo girls’ basketball team hosted the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Buccaneers in Kenyon Monday and while the Knights looked strong throughout the first half, they were unable to keep pace with the Buccaneers in the second half and ultimately fell by a score of 64-45.

A battle between two teams looking for their first win of the season turned out to not be much of a battle at all, with Kenyon-Wanamingo Girls Basketball easily besting Faribault Bethlehem Academy, 51-30.

When the Faribault gymnastics team takes the floor — or the beam, bars or vault — for the first time competitively at this Saturday’s Austin Invitational, Falcon coach Larissa Rasmussen will be focused on much more than the number the judges spin around at the end of each routine.

It has been a fabulous year for us here at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Waterville Fisheries. Having had the opportunity to participate in the Explore Minnesota Governors Fishing Opener right here in our area was great.

Every now and then we get a goofy Fall when the cornfields and soybean fields are still up and running into December. This has been that type of year. I must say I have never seen soybeans still unharvested in late November but it is common throughout the state this fall.

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