Sports

Kirk signs Letter of Intent with SMSU

Mountain Lake Area's Carter Kirk has signed a Letter of Intent to play basketball at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.


2013 MCAC All-Division Football Teams

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2013 All-Division Football Teams for the season.

The Minnesota West Bluejays finished the season with a 6-3 record and had 4 players earn First Team All-Division this season in sophomore running back Reuben Linton II, sophomore linebacker Matt Shively, sophomore linebacker Cha'Ron Thompson and sophomore linebacker Dylan Hart.


Casey Schilling named Player of the Week

Augustana sophomore Casey Schilling was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week the league office announced on Monday.

Schilling, a native of Ellsworth, Minn., started off the season strong averaging 18 points, 11 rebounds, four blocks and three steals over the weekend. Schilling finished the weekend shooting 52 percent (12 of 23) from the field and 62 percent (11 of 17) from the free throw line.


2013 Red Rock All-Conference Volleyball Team

The Red Rock Conference has released their 2013 All-Conference Volleyball Team

All-Conference
Courtney Place, JR, Southwestern United
Autumn Hinkeldey, SR, Southwestern United
Andrea Hinkelday, SO, Southwestern United
Kailey Wendland, JR, Southwestern United
Kristi Bose, SR, Murray County Central
Hannah Schmidt, SR, Murray County Central
Paris Thomas, SR, Murray County Central
Jade Giese, JR, Murray County Central
Brooke Rasmussen, SR, Red Rock Central
Cassandra Erickson, SR, Red Rock Central
Mikaela Smith, SO, Red Rock Central
Brooke Mouw, SR, Southwest Christian


Rasche named to MCAC All-Division Volleyball team

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their All-Division and All-State Volleyball teams for the 2013 season and Minnesota West Libero Maddie Rasche has been named to the 2nd team All-Southern Division team.

Rasche, a sophomore from Heron Lake, led Minnesota West with 4.16 digs per game, which put her 6th in the Southern Division.

Minnesota West finished the season with a 6-12 overall record and was 5-9 in Southern Division play.

Find the complete All-Division and All-State Volleyball teams online at www.mcac-sports.com


Williamson named to SWC All-Conference Girls Tennis Team

The Southwest Conference has released their 2013 All-Conference Girls Tennis Team, and Worthington Trojan junior Emily Williamson has been named an All-Conference selection.

Joining her on the All-Conference team were:
Paige Adams, SR, Luverne
Kynzie Smedsrud, JR, Luverne
Jenna Gannott, SR, Marshall
Ahnna Malecek, JR, Redwood Valley
Abby Einck, SR, Redwood Valley
Amber Wieberdink, SO, MACCRAY
Annie Sandry, SO, MACCRAY
Kaylee Christenson, SR, MACCRAY
Jenna Mersbergen, SR, MACCRAY


Rasche named Libero of the Week in MCAC

Minnesota West sophomore Libero Maddie Rasche has been named the Minnesota College Athletic Conference's Southern Division Libero of the Week.

Rasche, a sophomore from Heron Lake, had 10 digs in the Lady Jays 3-0 home victory over Western Technical College. For the season, Rasche ranks 6th in the Southern Division in digs per game, averaging 4.3 digs per game this season.


Latest Iowa Volleyball Rankings (10/4)

2013 Iowa Girls High School SIXTH Volleyball Rankings
Compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union

Class 1A
1. Holy Trinity Catholic (28-1)
2. Janesville (19-3)
3. LeMars Gehlen Catholic (16-9)
4. New London (24-4)
5. Tripoli (12-10)
6. Central Lyon (18-4)
7. Stanton (23-4)
8. Grandview Park Baptist (17-9)
9. Lisbon (20-5)
10. Murray (15-1)
11. Harris-Lake Park (19-7)
12. Winfield-Mount Union (15-9)
13. Iowa Mennonite (15-8)
14. Martensdale-St. Mary's (17-7)
15. Fremont-Mills (14-3)

Class 2A
1. Dike-New Hartford (27-1)
2. Western Christian (21-1)