The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released their 2013 All-State and All-District Softball teams.
In Class 1A, Harris-Lake Park junior Noreen Morrow was named a Class 1A All-State Honorable Mention selection. Morrow was also chosen to the Class 1A Northwest All-District Team.
In Class 2A, Lexi Ackerman of George-Little Rock/Central Lyon was named to the Class 2A All-State First Team and teammate Kori Schulte of George-Little Rock/Central Lyon was chosen as a Class 2A All-State Third Team selection. Ackerman and Abigain Eben of George-Little Rock/Central Lyon were...
Minnesota West Community and Technical College is pleased to announce TD Hostikka has accepted the position of Head men’s Baseball Coach.
Hostikka has served as the Head Coach of the Worthington VFW team for the past four seasons. He has also served as Head Varsity Baseball Coach at Nicolett High School and as an assistant basketball coach at the high school level.
A native of Washington State, Hostikka said, “I am looking forward to the challenge of building a complete program that competes year after year.”
Justin Heckenlaible, Men’s Athletic Director stated, “I...
The Wilmont Cardinals pushed across two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to break a 1-1 tie and hold on for a 3-1 win over the Worthington Cubs in Game 1 in the best-of-three series of the opening round of the Region 13C tournament.
However, it was the Worthington Cubs who struck first in the top of the 1st inning off Cardinal starting pitcher Justin Saufley. Cubs leadoff hitter Joey Kinley led the game off with a single. Cubs #2 hitter Adam Munkel followed that up with a sacrifice bunt. However a throwing error by the Cardinals on the throw to first would put Kinley at third...
The Region 13C Tournament field has been set as tournament play begins on Wednesday night. (7/24)
The Wilmont Cardinals received the #2 seed in the tournament and will open up play against the #7 seeded Worthington Cubs. Game 1 will be in Wilmont at Butts Probst Field at 7:30pm Wednesday. Game 2 is in Worthington on Saturday at 2:00pm with Game 3 back in Wilmont if necessary on Sunday afternoon at 2:00pm
The Heron Lake Lakers received the #6 seed and will face the #3 seeded Luverne Redbirds in the first round. Game 1 is in Luverne Wednesday night at 7:30pm with Game 2 in...
Worthington's Tyler Hatterman and Edgerton’s Blake Jouwstra each signed letters of intent to play college for the Northwestern Red Raiders in Orange City (IA) next year.
Hattermann, the son of Darin Hatterman and Pam and Kent Johnson has earned two letters at Worthington Senior under coach Stacy Sauerbrei. He hit .283 his senior season, but pushed that average up to .385 this season during Southwest Conference play while anchoring the outfield at Centerfield. Tyler Hattermann was also chosen as a Southwest Conference All-Conference Honorable Mention selection this season.
Southwest Minnesota State University head women's and men's Cross Country & Track and Field coach Nate Wolf has announced 24 student-athletes have signed letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at SMSU, and one of those include former Worthington Trojan Track and Cross Country standout O.J. Ojullu.
Ojullu has spent the last two seasons at North Iowa Area Community College. He will run both cross country and track at SMSU. During his time with the North Iowa Trojans, Ojullu was member of 4x400 relay team that competed at 2013 Drake Relays, becoming the...
The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have named Jackson County Central graduate and Lakefield native Teresa Resch as director of basketball operations.
Resch will serve as the liaison between basketball and team business operations. She also will assist in off-court player development projects.
Resch returns to the NBA, having spent four years at the NBA League Office from December 2006 to May 2011. While at the NBA, Resch assisted the international basketball operations department in operating Basketball without Borders Camps in four different continents and was...
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2012-2013 Spring Sports Academic Award Winners. Athletes are given MCAC academic recognition if they have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher at the end of the semester in which the majority of the sports season occurs and they have enrolled in and completed a minimum of 12 credits during that semester.
Earning MCAC Academic Honors from Minnesota West:
Logan Ahlers-Men's Basketball
Orie Brown-Men's Basketball
Taylor Lupton-Men's Basketball
Luke Roddy-Men's Basketball
Wilmont native and 2010 Worthington High School Graduate Steven Kremer has recently signed a 10-day contract to play baseball with the Alexandria Blue Anchors of the Northwoods League.
Kremer, now a sophomore at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, is coming off a fantastic season for the Mustangs. This season, Kremer played in 35 games for the Mustangs, finishing second on the team in batting average with an average of .374, second on the team in doubles with 17, fourth on the team in RBI’s with 22 and second on the Mustangs in on-base percentage with a .566....
The Minnesota Baseball Coaches Association has released their All-State Baseball teams for the 20-13 season.
On the Class AA All-State Baseball team, Blake Rogers of Reading was named to the All-State team, Rogers, who just finished his senior season for the Worthington Trojans, had an excellent 2013 season, hitting .455 during the season, with an on-base percentage of .600. He finished the season with 18 RBI’s on 25 hits this season with 3 doubles, 2 triples and 3 homeruns. Rogers was even better in conference play, hitting for an average of .568 with an on-base percentage of ....