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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Royalton boys basketball team hopes to improve on a 3-22 finish a year ago. They were led by mostly sophomores last season, so they hope their gained experience will propel them this season. “We return all but one player and hope that with the experience we gained last […]

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Our selection Process Coaches from all six area volleyball teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Swanville, Upsala and Holdingford) were asked to nominate players from their team that they believed deserved to be named to the six-player all-area team (four hitters, one setter, one back row player), including their accomplishments from during the season. Coaches were […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After a 4-1 start last year, the Royalton girls basketball season took a serious nosedive. Leading scorer Haley Olson went down with a season-ending ACL tear. Senior point guard Lulu Martinez was then diagnosed with leukemia, which she had battled as a child. “Because of these things we had […]

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Moore has best time; Carlson has All-State sixth place finish By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Area cross country runners who were lucky enough, took on the state tournament, Nov. 1 in Northfield. The lone Little Falls participant, sophomore Tyler Moore, finished with the fastest boys time of anyone in the area with a 16:11.3 […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The first meeting between USA and Royalton back on Sept. 26 ended in a 35-0 shutout by the host Patriots. The section championship between the two teams Oct. 31 was a different story. Though the Patriots did lead throughout the contest, the Royals were never out of it, but […]

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Zach Carlson and both the Holdingford boys and girls ran in the Class A state meet at St. Olaf today. Carlson saved his best for state as he had a season-best 16:11.4 and took sixth place for his efforts. Holdingford took eighth place in both the boys and girls race as a team. Andrew Zachman […]

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Both USA and Holdingford punched their tickets to state today by winning their respective section championships. The Patriots hung on for a 20-14 win over rival Royalton. USA never trailed in the game as they scored first. Tyler Evans found Jordan Sales for two scores on the evening, including what turned out to be the […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Swanville, Royalton and Upsala volleyball seasons all ended Oct. 23 in the Section 5A South quarterfinals. Swanville earned its way into the quarterfinals thanks to a 3-1 victory over Bertha-Hewitt, Oct. 22. It was the first playoff win for the Bulldogs volleyball squad in 17 years, and came […]

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Moore, Carlson advance as individuals, both Holdingford boys and girls win section, advance By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Little Falls sophomore Tyler Moore neared his season-best with a 16:21.20 runner-up finish in the Section 8AA Meet, Oct. 23 in Alexandria. The sophomore was the lone Flyer, boys or girls, to advance to the state […]

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