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Fan bus heading to New Prague for boys soccer match

There will be a motorcoach fan bus traveling to New Prague on Tuesday for the Section 2AA boys soccer championship match, in which the Trojans will face Mankato East at 6 p.m.

The bus will leave the WHS student lot at 2:30 p.m. Seats are $10, and the deadline to sign up in the high school main office is 4 p.m. Monday. All students grades K-8 must have an adult with them for supervision. Admission at the gate is $8 for adults and $5 for students.


In high school football Friday night, Fairmont trailed Worthington 7-6 at halftime but roared back to take a 45-7 victory over the Trojans.

Jacari Swinea’s 51-yard TD run put Worthington up 7-0 in the first quarter. He finished the night with 16 carries for 104 yards on the ground.

Ty Tumbleson returned the kickoff after Swinea’s score 82 yards for a touchdown. The Cardinals’ Elijah Swanson ran for a total of 132 yards and two TDs and Taylor Austin, Blaze Geiger and Joe Long also rushed for scores. Fairmont had 350 net yards of offense compared to the Trojans’ 116.

Max Ostrem led WHS with eight total tackles. The Trojans, now 1-6, host St. Peter on Wednesday.


The Minnesota West Lady Jays volleyball team split a pair of home matches over the weekend, losing 3-1 to Minnesota State Fergus Fall and defeating Ridgewater 3-0.

Game scores in the Fergus Falls match were 16-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-23. Ella Hesse led the Lady Jays with kills and eight digs while going 12-of-13 serving with three aces. Hattie DeVries contributed 10 kills and a block, Kiarra Danielson added 12 digs and ace serve and Shawna Rogers also had 12 digs. Lexi Schreurs passed for 26 set assists and had five kills.

Against Ridgewater, the Lady Jays won by game scores of 25-6, 25-8, 25-19. Hesse had 14 kills and seven digs for Minnesota West, now 21-8 overall. DeVries chipped in with nine kills, and Rogers had 10 digs and went 13-for-13 serving with three aces.

The Lady Jays will host the Briar Cliff JV at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday as well at St. Cloud Tech at 6:30 p.m. Friday.


In college football Saturday, Minnesota West was defeated Saturday at Fergus Falls by a score of 28-0. The Bluejays are now 0-6 and will play a postseason game on the road this coming weekend.


In area high school football Friday night, it was:

Mountain Lake Area 30, Granada-Huntley-East Chain-Truman 8

Edgerton 40, Cedar Mountain 18

Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 20, Madelia 6

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 22, Murray County Central 0

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 21, St. James Area 0

Adrian-Ellsworth 40, Wabasso 0

Pipestone Area 14, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 8

Marshall 16, St. Peter 7

Cherokee 40, Sheldon 21

Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 7, West Lyon 0

Western Christian 36, Unity Christian 14

Bishop Garrigan 20, Harris-Lake Park 14

Gehlen 16, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 8

On Saturday:

Sleepy Eye United 32, Windom Area 18

In area high school volleyball Friday, it was:

Burnsville 2, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 0

Winona 2, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 0

Northfield 2, Jackson County Central 0

Lakeville North 2, Jackson County Central 0

Marshall 2, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 0’

Marshall 2, Rochester Mayo 0

On Saturday:

Minneapolis Southwest 2, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 0

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 2, Grand Meadow 0

Rochester Century 2, Jackson County Central 1

Sioux Falls Roosevelt 2, Jackson County Central 0

Lakeville South 2, Marshall 0

Marshall 2, Lakeville North 1

Champlin Park 2, Marshall 0

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