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Tiffany Gehl named MCAC Player of the Week

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The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their weekly basketball awards, and Minnesota West's Tiffany Gehl has been named the MCAC Southern Division Player of the Week.

Gehl helped to lead the Minnesota West Lady Jays to pair of wins last week, averaging 21.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2 steals per game while shooting 54 percent from the floor in the two victories. The sophomore from Fulda is 4th in the Southern Division in scoring 18 points per game and 5th in the division in field goal percentage, shooting 53 percent. She is also 4th in the division in steals,...


Siouxland Conference All-Conference Volleyball Team

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The Siouxland Conference has released their 2013 All-Conference Volleyball Team

First Team
Sarah Halse, JR, Central Lyon
*Jessica Van Beek, SR, Sheldon
Marti Vogel, SR, Sheldon
*Courtney Schafer, JR, Boyden-Hull
*Jennifer Buyert, SR, Sioux Center
*Alexis Conaway, SR, MOC-Floyd Valley
*Emily McDonald, SR, MOC-Floyd Valley
Shelby Schouten, SR, MOC-Floyd Valley
* Unanimous Selection

Second Team
Michaela Wolter, Sr, Sibley-Ocheyedan
Allison Jongewaard, SR, Sheldon
Alyssa Brown, JR, MOC-Floyd Valley
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MN West President Richard Shrubb speaks on football incident in Brainerd

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WORTHINGTON – The Minnesota West Community and Technical College President Dr. Richard Shrubb last week filed an appeal with the Minnesota College Athletic Conference, asking that all MN West athletic teams not be penalized for the actions of just a few. Because of an incident that occurred Oct. 26 during and after a state quarterfinal football game in Brainerd, the MCAC had put all MN West teams on probation. Shrubb is instead asking that the football program face suspension during a period of review, leaving the other teams untouched.

According to Shrubb, the incident involved...


Trojan Football Team Season Awards

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The Worthington Trojan Football team wrapped up their 2013 season with their end of the year banquet on Tuesday night.

Awards were handed out on Tuesday night.
Trojan Award: Zak Abdulrahman
Lineman of the Year: Zach Kempema
Offensive Player of the Year: Will Dudley
Defensive Player of the Year: Carson Hagen
Special Forces Player of the Year: Will Mulder
Team Most Valuable Player: Will Dudley

Worthington had 3 players chosen to the Southwest Conference's All-Conference team in seniors Will Dudley, Jessie Guerra and Zach Kempema. For Will...


Kirk signs Letter of Intent with SMSU

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

Kirk started on the Mountain Lake boys basketball team in his freshman year and is a three-time Red Rock All-conference performer. He has helped led the Wolverines to the Class A State Basketball Tournament the past two seasons. He was honorable mention all-state in 2012 and was a member of the state tournament’s all-tournament team in the 2012 season. He is the career leading scorer for the Wolverines with 1,651 points — an average of 19 points...


2013 MCAC All-Division Football Teams

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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.

5 Bluejays earned Second Team All-Division honors this season in sophomore running back Zach Norman, sophomore fullback Mychal Sheridan, sophomore quarterback Logan Massop, freshman wide...


Casey Schilling named Player of the Week

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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.

Schilling had a monster game against Central Missouri on Sunday putting up career-highs in points (20), rebounds (13) and steals (5)....


2013 Red Rock All-Conference Volleyball Team

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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...


Rasche named to MCAC All-Division Volleyball team

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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...


Williamson named to SWC All-Conference Girls Tennis Team

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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