Friday, February 23, 2018

Sports

Jared Johnson locks horns with Zach Miller in a 120-pound match.
Looking at the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team’s schedule at the beginning of the season, it was clear that the KoMets would have another road to return to the state tournament. K-M had set itself up to be tested as they took part in grueling tournaments as well as navigating the HVL schedule...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Nic VanOort is ready to strike against Kenyon-Wanamingo’s Seth Brossard in a 145-pound match.
The Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team has always operated under the mantra of taking things one dual or match at a time. The approach has made sure the KoMets leave no stone unturned as they navigate through a Hiawatha Valley League that has been traditionally tough and consecutive Class AA state...
Dodge County wing Alex Nelson (right) celebrates after a shorthanded goal against La Crescent.
The Dodge County boys hockey extended its winning streak to four games last week with the latest installments coming against La Crescent and Windom Area. The winning streak is the Wildcats’ longest winning streak of the season and is part of a stretch of six wins in the past eight games. The...
The wrestling dual between Kasson-Mantorville and Zumbrota-Mazeppa was going to be a major event in the landscape of the sport.  The dual featured two defending high school state champions and teams that were ranked atop their respective classes.  With the KoMets’ nearly 10-year Hiawatha Valley...
K-M’s Bailey Berge (left) drives into the paint against Triton on January 19.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team saw its offense take a step forward last week as they had balanced efforts against Zumbrota-Mazeppa and Triton. While K-M could only come up with one win in the two contests, the growth of the team is an encouraging sign as they head into the late...
K-M’s Devyn Borgstrom puts the pressure on a Cannon Falls guard in the first half on January 12.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team is going through a learning process. With plenty of youth on the roster and lone senior Lexie Worden out with an injury, the KoMets have had to throw plenty of younger players into the deep end as they navigate through the Hiawatha Valley League. Because...
Angelle Junge twists on top of the vault.
With the Kasson-Mantorville/Triton gymnastics team starting to come into its own, there’s a lot of buzz when one of the perennial teams come to town for a meet. On January 4, that buzz was in the air as K-M-T hosted Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa. P-I-Z-M came into the meet ranked fourth in Class A...
Triton’s Drew Kelly shot 50 percent from the floor and led the Cobras with 24 points to help defeat Glenville-Emmons last week.
Over recent weeks, shots haven’t been falling for the Triton boys basketball team. Despite the issues, the Cobras have remained confident that they’re taking the right shots and they’ll eventually begin to fall. One of those moments came on December 28 when the Cobras traveled to Glenville-Emmons...
K-M wreslter Jared Johnson takes control of his quarterfinal match at the Minnesota Christmas Tournament on December 16. Johnson took home the Santa Hat by winning the 113-pound championship.
Back at the beginning of the winter season, Kasson-Mantorville Jamie Heidt was asked if there was one wrestler that stood out in his mind that stood out in his mind. The KoMets have been loaded with talent over the years and along with the usual suspects, there always seems to be one wrestler that...
Dodge County wing Lyndi Schubert tries to corrall a breakaway pass in the second period against Delano/Rockford on December 8.
When any team plays a pair of games in two consecutive nights, it’s a process that has even the best of athletes trying to prepare themselves for that situation. For high school athletes, the process becomes even more complex as they learn how to manage that scenario and how to play at their best....

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