Minnesota Aurora vs Rochester (5.24.2023)
Minnesota Aurora FC started their second season the USL-W with a 5-0 home win over Rochester FC Wednesday night (5.24) at TCO Stadium. Cat Rapp lead the scoring with two goals, including the first of the game in the fifth minute. The Aurora play next on Saturday at the Chicago Dutch Lions, before returning home Wednesday night vs RKC Soccer Club.
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Minnesota Aurora open season in fine form with 5-0 victory over Rochester
Fans arriving as gates opened for Minnesota Aurora's season-opening soccer game Wednesday received supporters scarves, a team poster and a welcomed surprise. Sarah Fuller, a former goalkeeper turned sponsor relations staff member, handed out posters to fans filing into TCO Stadium in Eagan, leaving smiles in her wake. She accommodated hugs, pictures and selfies.
Waseca boys tennis wrap season in MSHSL Individual Sections
Thursday afternoon, members of the Waseca boys tennis traveled to Rochester to compete in the MSHSL Section 1A individual tournament. Henry Huttemier claimed a first-round victory before being eliminated by the No. 1 seeded individual, bringing an end to the season after the other competitors for the Bluejays were eliminated in the first round. Huttemier earned his first-round victory over Isaiah Jenson of Red wing 2-0 (6-2, 6-3) before being matched up with the No. 1 overall seed Marjan Veldic of Rochester Lourdes. The run...
Caledonia golf scores high in conference
In past week, Caledonia's junior high golf team swept the conference tournament with 3 its eighth graders placing first, second and third in the tournament. The girls varsity team also placed second in conference, with two medalists coming from Caledonia. Next week, varsity competes at sections in Rochester.
A dozen girls golfers to watch in Section 1 meets this week
May 28—Lake City has its sights on winning a third consecutive Class AA girls golf state championship. The Tigers can't do that without first winning the Section 1AA championship, and they'll face some stiff competition in that meet this week at Northern Hills Golf Course in Rochester. Four of...
Austin Packers baseball falls to Stewartville 3-0 in Section 1AAA quarterfinals
The Austin Packers baseball team, the No. 5 seed in the Section 1AAA tournament traveled to Stewartville to take on the No. 4 seeded Tigers in the tournament quarterfinals Saturday, and it was Tigers righthander Titan Kunder throwing a two-hit shutout as the Tigers blanked the Packers, 3-0. The Tigers...
Huskies score Big Nine title
With a gutsy 6-5 win over Rochester Century last week, Owatonna girls’ lacrosse won its fifth-ever Big Nine Conference title and the team’s second in the past three years. The Huskies ran the table to the title by winning all nine conference games played so far this season, most crucially beating Rochester Century for the second time to take sole possession of first place.
Wingers softball lose section elimination game to Stewartville
The Red Wing softball team avoided elimination against Austin, but lost the following game to Stewartville in the Section 1AAA tournament Thursday evening. The sixth-seeded Wingers defeated No. 7 Austin 9-6, then lost 13-3 in five innings to No. 5 Stewartville. Red Wing got out to a 7-0 lead over...
Track and Field: GMLOKS Girls Win 1A True Team Title, Five Teams Make State
Track and field programs GMLOKS, LFCMC, Chatfield, and RPH took on the 1A True Team meet. Of the eight total boys and girls’teams competing from those schools, all finished at least sixth. Seventeen total schools competed. GMLOKS’ girls (981.5) won the 1A True Team title for a fourth straight year (2019, 2021, 2022, 2023) while their boys (889) were runner-up to St Charles (982.5). Chatfield’s girls were 1A runner-up (842) while the boys took fifth (816). LFCMC’s boys (867) and girls (834.5) each took third. RPH’s boys took fourth (844) while the girls took sixth (682). A virtual meet determined “Wild Card” state teams. In addition to the GMLOKS girls’ automatic bid, the GMLOKS boys, both LFCMC teams, and the Chatfield girls made state (RPH’s boys missed by one spot). The headliner was again Aaron Thauwald’s GMLOKS gals group, led for a last time by senior Anika Reiland. One of the state’s top T/F athletes, the speedy competitor again did her thing, winning three races, the 100 (12.39), 200 (25.58), and 400 (59.71). She was the only athlete, boys, or girls, to post three individual firsts. Reiland won the same three events at last year’s meet. Fellow speedster, Chantle Reiland took second in the 100 (12.53) and 200 (25.96), as sprints were a strong point for GMLOKS. Katelyn Hauser had a first (300-hurdles > 49.95), a third (100-hurdles), and a seventh (Long Jump). Gracie Foster (100-H > 17.24) and Breeley Galle (300-H > 50.33)
Huskies split home doubleheader against Rochester Century
Owatonna baseball returned to Dartts Park Friday to host a home doubleheader against the Rochester Century Panthers. The Huskies rebounded from an 8-3 loss in the first game and won the second game 4-3, thanks to a walkoff double from senior catcher Drew Kretlow. Game One: Century 8, Owatonna 3 Things didn’t go how the...
Hanson, Holcomb, and Favor shine at Rochester All City Track & Field meet
(ABC 6 News) – Mayo senior Hannah Hanson won the 100M and 300M hurdles. Mayo junior Carter Holcomb won the 120M, 300M hurdles, and long jump. Century senior Favor Omoijuanfo won the 100M and 200M relay. Mayo won the overall event for the boys, while Century won it for the girls.
Defense fuels Owatonna’s opening-round shutout of Rochester Mayo
It’s been a couple weeks since the Owatonna softball team shared the field with the Rochester Mayo Spartans in a home doubleheader that saw the Huskies narrowly sweep the Spartans with 1-0 and 8-6 victories. The old expression of “third time’s a charm” didn’t hold up for the Spartans, as No. 2 seeded Owatonna combined reliable offense and stellar defense to down No. 7 seeded Mayo in a 10-0 shutout to open the Section 1AAAA softball tournament. ...
Cannon Falls boys, girls golf wrap up regular seasons with final HVL meets
The Cannon Falls boys and girls golf teams competed in their final Hiawatha Valley League meets of the season on Monday, May 22, at Northern Hills Golf Club in Rochester. The Cannon Falls boys finished sixth out of seven teams with an 18-hole team score of 343, while the Bomber girls were seventh out of seven teams with a 452.
Bears being rewarded for faith in Shepard
The Hershey Bears had been warned coming into the Eastern Conference Finals. Be fully aware of the Rochester Americans’ speed and ability to create excellent scoring chances seemingly out of nothing. Even a 5-1 defeat in Game 1 did not seem to completely drive home that point, at least...
Calling All Warriors: Putting Vets on the Ice
(ABC 6 News) – It doesn’t matter whether you’ve played hockey once or a hundred times in your life. If you’re a veteran itching to get out on the ice there’s a band of brothers waiting for you to join their unit. Growing up in...
Minnesota Warriors Rochester hosts first battle event for veterans
The Rochester team is part of the wider Minnesota Warriors hockey team that provides veterans with the chance to play the sport. (ABC 6 News) — The Minnesota Warriors, a hockey group consisting of military veterans, had its Rochester team host its first adult hockey battle event on Saturday.
Albert Lea Boys Golf is the 2023 Big Nine Conference Champions
The Albert Lea Boys Golf team was in Red Wing on Monday taking part in the Big 9 Conference Tournament at Mississippi National Golf Course. The Tigers entered the tournament in first place in the Big 9, leading Rochester Mayo by just 2 points in the conference standings. The Tigers finished in third place behind Rochester Century and Rochester Mayo. With the third place finish and only finishing one spot behind Mayo, the Tigers claimed their first Boys Golf Big 9 title in 13 years. Along with wrestling winning a Big 9 title this year, it’s the first year Albert Lea has won the conference in any sport since 2016. Contributing to the Tigers score today were senior Drew Teeter and sophomore Archie Nelson who put up a pair of 73’s.(+2) They were followed by sophomore Nick Belshan with an 83 (+12) and senior Tim Chalmers who shot an 84 (+13). The boys next match is the Section 1 AAA tournament at The Jewel in Lake City on May 30th and 31st. The winning team from the section tournament will go to the state tournament in mid June. The top 4 individual scores that are not on the winning team will go to the state tournament as well. Drew Teeter has made back to back trips to the state tournament but the team has gained confidence throughout the year and feels like they are considered as one of the top teams in Section 1 AAA.
‘A beautiful game’: Rochester’s new pre-professional women’s soccer team has big goals
As an attacking center midfielder, Rochester native Jenny Reyna never stops moving on the soccer pitch. “We usually pass the ball a lot,” she said during a recent practice. “We kind of control the game in the center. So our job is really to assist and to move the ball around throughout the field.”
West falls to Rochester Mayo in doubleheader
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) -The Mankato West Scarlets baseball fell to Rochester Mayo 13-10 and 5-2 Saturday evening at home. The Scarlets will prepare to face New Prague Monday at ISG Field. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.
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