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Alwal earns All-SEC Honors in her senior season

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The SEC has released their postseason award in Women’s Basketball and Mississippi State senior and former Worthington Trojan Girls Basketball standout Martha Alwal was named an All-SEC 2nd team selection and was chosen for the All-SEC defensive team.

Alwal once again led the SEC in blocks per game (2.4) and has the opportunity to become just the second player in SEC history to lead the conference in blocks for 4 straight years. Alwal has been playing well as of late, averaging 11 points and 7.2 rebounds per game in SEC conference play as Mississppi State is enjoying one of their...


Big South All-Conference Wrestling Team

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The Big South Conference has released their All-Conference Wrestling Squad for the 2014-2015 season.

All-Conference
WEST DIVISION
Jacob Prunty, FR, Worthington
Hser Eh Pwae, JR, Worthington
Nic Putnam, SO, Worthington
Carson Hagen, SR, Worthington
Trevor Wietzema, SR, Worthington
Zach Spinks, 8th grade, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Alex Borsgard, 8th grade, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Evan Wiens, SO, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Wyatt Stevens, SR, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Joe Fischenich, SR, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Jared Willaby, SR,...


Minnesota West Winter Sports Celebration

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Join Minnesota West on the Worthington Campus in the Commons on Wednesday, March 4th from Noon until 1:00pm for a reception to honor the successful winter sports seasons of the Minnesota West Lady Jay Basketball team and the Minnesota West Bluejay Basketball and Wrestling teams. The Public is encouraged to attend


Lady Jay Fan Bus Information

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Fans and supporters of the Minnesota West Lady Jay Basketball team are trying to put together a fan bus to the NJCAA National Tournament March 12th through the 14th out in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Lady Jays qualified for the National Tournament with a thrilling win over Rochester on Sunday. Minnesota West will play 3 games, once per day.

This is ONLY for the bus trip to Pennsylvania and back. If interested and for more information, contact Lynette Thompson at 507-842-5536 or send an email to troy@mysmbs.com. Please contact Lynette by...


MCAC Men's Basketball All-Southern Division and All-State Teams

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The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2014-2015 All-Southern Division and All-State Teams

ALL-SOUTHERN DIVISION (Listed in order of votes received)
Trent Pollard, Anoka-Ramsey, sophomore
Derek Buysse, Minnesota West, sophomore
Ashton Bailey, St. Cloud Tech, sophomore
Robert Claypool, Rochester, sophomore
Justyn Galloway, Rochester, sophomore
Dearionte Hudson, Riverland, freshman
Marcus Myers, Riverland, freshman
Dylan Schueler, Ridgewater, freshman
Demetrius Cady, Rochester, freshman
Chris Laymon, St...


MCAC Women's Basketball All-Division and All-State Teams

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The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2014-2015 Women's Basketball All-Southern Division and All-State Teams

ALL-SOUTHERN DIVISION (Listed in order of votes received)

FIRST TEAM
Mataya Racek, Anoka-Ramsey, sophomore
Tailor Raymond, Rochester, freshman
Miriah Carruth, Riverland, sophomore
Taylor Cunningham, St. Cloud, sophomore
Danielle Adams, Rochester, sophomore

SECOND TEAM
Brooke Wuertz, Ridgewater, sophomore
Bridget Kramer, Minnesota West, sophomore
Kristen Andersen, Minnesota West, sophomore...


Final results from the Minnesota Individual State Wrestling Tournament

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A number of area wrestlers will be in action this weekend at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament. On this page is the final results for area wrestlers

In Class 2A:
At 106 pounds, Worthington junior Hser Eh Pwae won by a 16-1 technical fall over Cameron Wellman of Virginia Area in the opening round. Hser Eh Pwae won a thrilling 8-6 decision in overtime over Holden Youngs of Annandale/Maple Lake in the State Quarterfinals. In the State Semifinals, Hser Eh Pwae lost to Kyle Cavanaugh of Caledonia in four overtimes 1-0. Hser Eh Pwae lost in the consolation semifinals to...


Worthington Trojan Wrestling Team impressive despite two losses at MN State Wrestling Tournament

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Despite dropping both of their matches at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament, Worthington Trojan Head Wrestling Coach Mark Prunty was extremely proud of the way his team battled on Thursday.

Worthington opened up the State Tournament with a 39-21 loss to #1 ranked SImley, but Prunty was pleased with the way his team wrestled.

"Simley is the #1 ranked team, a dominant program. But our guys stepped up on the mat and competed, putting up 21 points on the board. We battled. What I liked is the first period looked like Simley was going to run away with some matches but...


Big South All-Conference Gymnastics Team

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The Big South Conference has released their 2014-2015 All-Conference Gymnastics Squad

All-Conference Balance Beam:
Liz Hayenga, SO, Worthington
Bryanna Peterson, SO, Martin County Area
Maddy Swain, SR, Waseca
Marina Chen, SR, Waseca
Haley Bass, JR, Jackson County Central

All-Conference Uneven Parallel Bars:
Taylor Eggers, 8th Grade, Worthington
Bryanna Peterson, SO, Martin County Area
Haley Bass, JR, Jackson County Central
Bekah Berry, SO, St. Peter
Abby Schneekloth, FR, Jackson County Central
Madi...


Big South All-Conference Girls Hockey Team

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The Big South Conference has released their 2014-2015 All-Conference Girls Hockey Team

All-Conference
Betsy Thompson, SR, Worthington
Allison Kremer, SR, Worthington
Molly Boyum, FR, Windom Area
Makayla Sterrett, JR, Luverne
Mariah Aukes, SO, Luverne
Teegan Wyffels, SR, Marshall
Tieryn Arens, JR, Fairmont
Brittany Denn, JR, New Ulm
Erika Ries, SR, New Ulm
Brook Shugel, JR, New Ulm
Danni Dahms, FR, Waseca
Maddy Knool, JR, Waseca
Maddie Kleschult, JR, St. Peter/LeSueur-Henderson/Tri-City United

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