There is a God. Finally, after hard work and belief in each other, the Raider football team was rewarded with a rather dominant victory Friday at Austin by the score of 24-7. The win, while it was the first of the season for Northfield, may have heralded the start of the team’s learning of j…

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With Tuesday's 25-10, 25-10, 25-12 victory at Faribault (13-13, 8-4 Big 9 Conference) on Tuesday night, Class AAA No. 2-ranked Northfield volleyball closed out a perfect Big 9 season in which it did not drop a set, and a regular season in which it lost just once and dropped only two sets ove…

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Teams: New Prague (3-4) at Northfield (1-6), 7 p.m. Wednesday, Memorial Field.

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Sean Goodman ran for a late 30-yard touchdown to give the Carleton College football team a 14-7 victory at Hamline University, earning the Knights their first conference win of the season and their third victory in a row against the Pipers.

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Northfield was always the biggest fish in a small pool competing in Section 1A. When it came to both the True Team and championship-scoring section championships, the Gators lacked a true competitor as they won three straight titles in each format.

This one felt different, there was a pervading sense of optimism despite last Friday’s 31-7 loss to a very good (undefeated No. 4 in Class 4A) Winona team. Down only 3-0 and more than staying with the Winhawks after the first period, a bad snap from center gave Winona the ball on the 10-yard…


At the start of the overtime session in the Oct. 1 1-1 draw for Northfield boys soccer against Austin, a trio of players had been on the field for the entire match — junior defender Brett Price, sophomore defender Mason Fisher and junior goalkeeper Jair Ascensio-Puga.

The St. Olaf College football team’s defense held Hamline University scoreless until the final six minutes of the game, as the Oles defeated the Pipers, 29-2, for their fifth-straight victory on Saturday afternoon on Homecoming at Klein Field at Manitou.

Thanks to nine catches for 309 yards and four touchdowns from senior Isaac Stoesz, there wasn’t much need for other offense for Randolph football during its 41-7 win at Medford (3-3, 1-2 Mid Southeast Conference) on Friday night.

Last Friday's 45-15 loss to Rochester Century featured a plague of turnovers and penalties that prevented the Raider football team from a Homecoming victory. A penalty after a 65-yard run by Gavin Rataj and a fumble after a 39-yard run by Josh Johnson cost the Raiders at least two touchdowns…

In her return from injury, Northfield freshman Regan Childress scored the opening goal for Northfield girls soccer in a 2-0 victory Tuesday at Austin (5-9, 4-6 Big 9 Conference).

Sophomore Lars Prestemon, a 2018 Northfield High School graduate, threw five touchdown passes to four different receivers to lead the St. Olaf College football team to a 48-26 victory over Augsburg University on Saturday afternoon at Edor Nelson Field on the Auggies’ homecoming.

The final score might not fully indicate it, but Northfield coach Bubba Sullivan walked away from Friday's 45-15 loss against Rochester Century encouraged with his team's performance.

“Hope springs eternal in the human heart,” and when it comes to the Northfield football team right now, that needs to be the guiding principle as they prepare for the Homecoming game this Friday against Rochester Century. Hard work, belief in each other and emotional fire will be the other i…


After a sluggish first quarter that contained only three combined points, both the St. Olaf and Carleton offenses woke up Saturday afternoon at Manitou Field in a game that eventually featured 890 yards of total offense.

Starting with the offense's first play from scrimmage, a 58-yard touchdown pass from Nick Drinken to senior Isaac Stoesz, Randolph football never trailed throughout a 32-21 victory against Kenyon-Wanamingo (2-2. 0-1 Mid Southeast Conference) at Randolph High School.

Let’s start a brand new season — that will be the theme for the Northfield Raider football team as they prepare for their first game against a non-top 10 opponent in two weekds in Rochester John Marshall this Friday night at home. After facing No. 1 in Class 5A Owatonna and No. 10 Mankato We…

A quick start led to a quick finish Tuesday night for the Northfield volleyball team, which dispatched Red Wing (4-9, 0-6 Big 9 Conference) in straight sets by scores of 25-13, 25-15, 25-10 at Northfield High School.

This Saturday at St. Olaf, the Oles are hoping for a victory over Carleton which will enable them to keep the goat trophy which has gone back and forth between the schools since 1931 when St. Olaf prevailed 25-6. There is a different goat trophy for basketball superiority dating to 1913.

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