LE SUEUR — The Janesville Jays hit the road to play in the first game of their losers bracket run on Saturday afternoon where they went up against Le Sueur-Henderson and defeated the Braves 8-5.

Tuesday was the second road game of the week for the Janesville Jays as they headed to Minnesota Lake where they came away with a 3-2 victory against the Minnesota Lake Royals after 13 innings.

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.

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.

Things heated up on Saturday at Mankato West, where a multitude of teams and athletes attempted to qualify for state in different events.

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.


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.

The Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs softball team has been dominating, and it showcased that today with an impressive shutout against Madelia.

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.

Bulldogs softball continued the strong start to its season, advancing to a 4-1 record with a win over United South Central on Tuesday.


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.

I wrote a piece a while back about how the winds of change are always blowing and the importance of embracing them and trusting that wherever we end up, it’ll be okay.

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”.

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 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.

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