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…
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…
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.
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.
With a slew of big meets on deck, the Northfield girls swimming and diving team cruised past Faribault 91-79 Thursday night at Northfield Middle School while exhibitioning the final four events.
When Northfield volleyball finished second in the Big 9 Conference in 2016, it did so with a 10-1 mark in conference play with just one blemish against Rochester Century.
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…
Northfield volleyball left little doubt of its elite squad Tuesday night at Northfield High School against what represented its biggest roadblock on the path to a third consecutive Big 9 Conference title.
All night, Rochester Century had provided Northfield junior Will Knutson with loads of space whenever the midfielder gained possession of the ball.
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.
In the first action of the season, sophomore defender Andy Carroll certainly made an impression for No. 3 Minnesota State University, Mankato.
In a new section, Northfield boys soccer will likely have to go through some familiar faces to reach a potential section final Oct. 15.
While the Northfield bowling team lost its first match of the season Saturday afternoon, the Raiders still remain in a tie for first place in the Metro South Conference halfway through the regular season.
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.
With a different approach Friday night in Winona, Northfield football coach Bubba Sullivan thinks his team might have produced a slightly different result.
Needing a victory and an Austin loss to secure a share of the Big 9 Conference title, the Northfield boys soccer team did its part Thursday night with a 2-1 victory in Faribault (10-4-1, 5-4-1 Big 9 Conference).
In its final game preparation before section action begins Tuesday, the Northfield girls soccer team raced out to an early lead Thursday night at Northfield High School and eventually eased to a 4-0 victory in the regular-season finale.
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).
In a match that may have very well decided the Big 9 Conference champion, neither Northfield or Austin could be separated from each other Tuesday night at Northfield High School.
While the Northfield volleyball team is achieving what might be its best season in program history, a couple of its alumni are enjoying plenty of playing time at the next level.
Thanks to a first-round win in the No. 1 singles bracket of the Big 9 Conference Championships, Northfield junior Libby Brust left Rochester on Saturday as a member of the all-conference team.
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.
In the limited practice time available to the Northfield girls soccer team during a busy stretch to close the regular season, the Raiders have been drilling finishing their chances.
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.
A six-year letter-winner and two-time captain, Bronwyn Timperley is the face of the Northfield volleyball program, according to her coach Tim Torstenson.
The Northfield girls tennis team closed its regular season Tuesday afternoon with a 5-2 victory against Red Wing at Northfield High School.
“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.
A quick snapshot of Friday night’s 25-13 loss against Rochester John Marshall for Northfield football doesn’t pass as award-winning photography.
Playing its third game in the last four days, and with three more slated in the next five days, Northfield girls soccer coach Sebastian Burset attempted to thread the needle Thursday night at Northfield 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.
After a win at South St. Paul on Aug. 24, Northfield junior Grant Roney was settling in to watch the first game of the college football season that night.
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.