Using a pressure defense combined with productive shooting, the Cleveland Clippers easily defeated host Tri-City United 71-34 Friday in non-conference boys basketball action for their first win of the season.
With occasional bursts of velocity on Thursday, the Minnesota River boys hockey team resembled last year’s team at times, but those moments were not enough, and the Bulldogs lost to 6-3 to visiting Hutchinson.
Coach Mary Lager's Saints swimming and diving team amassed records and awards throughout the 2019 season, one of which included four state meet entries.
As St. Peter’s senior dominated boys basketball team moves up to Class AAA this 2019-20 season, it will need to prepare for tougher competition.
In their season opener against tournament host Wabasso Friday, the Cleveland Clippers battled back from a 10-point halftime deficit, got their transition game rolling to take a 4-point lead in the second half, but succumbed to the Rabbit’s hot shooting and fell 83-80.
Saints senior setter Paige Hewitt finished her stellar career with 2,014 assists, and at a recent year-end banquet for the volleyball squad, she finally got the chance to take it in, as she and her teammates were honored for their accomplishments.
Moving up to Class AAAA brought stiff competition for the 2019 St. Peter Saints football team. But a passing attack led by quarterback Wyatt Olson still made for a strong season, despite the 3-6 record.
Shawn Lehtinen, Charlie Weick and Brock Olson have played hockey since they were youngsters. This year, as seniors, they will provide leadership to the Minnesota River Bulldog hockey team as tri-captains.
St. Peter’s second game of the girls basketball season was the polar opposite of the first, with plenty of scoring and solid all-around play.
UPDATEDIt wasn’t easy or pretty at times, but the St. Peter Saints girls basketball team survived thanks to Morgan Kelly’s 23 points and a smothering defense to earn a 55-46 non-conference win Friday at Mankato East.
While a year ago, the Clipper girls lost to Sleepy Eye 68-58 and to Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 80-56, this year, the Clippers, showing their youth at the SESM tip-off tournament, succumbed to SE 65-26 on Friday and to SESM 80-38 on Saturday.
With the Clipper volleyball team earning a Valley Conference championship while reaching kill, dig and set milestones along the way, 2019 will go down as perhaps the most successful season since the program began in the mid-1970s.
Tom Blaido and company were hoping they could sneak a few shots past New Ulm’s young goalie and have some kind of a chance against the conference leading Eagles on Thursday.
Sarah Conlon enters her senior year on the basketball court just 177 points away from that coveted 1,000 mark. Morgan Kelly, a junior, moves on from a state swimming medal with high hopes for a Saints girls basketball team, one which swept to a sectional championship one year ago to earn its…
Keely Olness is hopeful that Minnesota River’s easy-peasy 6-2 win over visiting Windom Area on Tuesday will segway the Bulldogs’ from two-straight losses last week to a strong showing against rival New Ulm this coming Thursday.
Four Saints seniors signed collegiate letters of intent to participate in athletics at their respective choices during a Wednesday photo shoot at the high school.
With Waconia coming to town on Thursday, the Minnesota River girls hockey team had a chance to get off to a 4-0 start, but the Wildcats scored three first-period goals en route to a 3-1 final.
St. Peter’s Morgan Kelly took home a fourth-place medal in the Class A 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
St. Peter’s swimming and diving team finished fourth in the Section 1A meet Friday at Mayo High School in Rochester, while individuals qualified for state competition in four events.
Other than their players being young, head coach Tom Blaido didn’t know a lot about this year’s version of Rochester Century going into the Minnesota River girls hockey team’s first game Thursday.
St. Peter senior Lauren Feder qualified for the state Class A diving tournament by placing fourth out of 23 divers in the Section 1A championships Thursday at Rochester John Marshall High School.
STORM LAKE, IOWA — Ella Wiebusch, a native of St. Peter, has been named to the 2019 American Rivers Conference Fall Academic Team as announced by the league office last week.
The St. Peter swim team put in a stellar performance at the Section 1A girls swimming and diving preliminaries Wednesday at Rochester Recreation Center.
APPLETON – The Gustavus men’s hockey team got an opening weekend sweep Saturday night as they defeated Lawrence 4-3. With the win the Gusties move to 2-0 overall, while the Vikings fall to 0-3.
NORTHFIELD – Tierney Winter (Sr., Waterville) became the second fastest runner in the 6k-era of Gustavus women’s cross country history, taking second place and leading the Gusties to a fourth place team finish at the MIAC Championships on Saturday.
NORTHFIELD– The Gustavus men’s cross country team earned fourth place Saturday at the MIAC Championships. Garet Grant (So., Winona) and Andrew Stumbo (Jr., Boone, Iowa) headlined the Gusties with All-Conference performances. Grant finished 12th in 25:44.7 and Stumbo took 14th in 25:53.7.