cross country

2012: Boys eighth, girls eighth in Section 8AA By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com One grew up with an All-American runner father, who also happened to be the  cross country coach. The other didn’t start running until his sophomore season. However, the vastly different starts of seniors Mathew Massmann, son of boys head coach Jeff [...]

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2012: Girls first in Section 6A, boys fourth By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Don’t get Mark Alcorn wrong, winning some races in August and September is nice. But the Holdingford head cross country coach wants the Huskers to continue to make their mark when it counts most: late October. A mere four years removed [...]

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2012: girls 13th, boys 18th in Section 5A By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Four starters return on each side for the Pierz boys and girls cross country teams, led by a trio of All-Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) juniors. Junior Kyle Becker, a four-year letterwinner, once again leads the Pioneers boys, coming off a ninth-place [...]

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2012: Boys sixth in Section 6A, girls 10th By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com With All-State placer Daniel Borash gone heading into last fall, the Royalton boys cross country team needed someone to step up in his place. They didn’t have to look far, as now-junior Zach Carlson slid seamlessly to the front of the [...]

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Little Falls graduate Beth Hauer, a senior on the Gustavus Adolphus women’s cross country team, recently helped lead the Gusties to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) championship and a trip to the NCAA Division III national meet. Gustavus defeated runner-up St. Olaf by only three points at the MIAC meet in St. Paul, Oct. [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Eighth-grader Emma Hoheisel was the first Pierz girls runner across the finish line in 17:23.9 to lead the Pioneers to 13th place at Friday’s Section 5A meet in Pierz. Sophomore Arre Langer (17:42.3) and senior Megan Hoheisel (17:42.5) came in shortly after, followed by sophomores Dana Hennen (17:52.6) and [...]

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Volleyball: Little Falls 3, Becker 1 Sophomore Kendra Pohlman recorded 16 kills and senior Noelle Kurowski had 13 as Little Falls topped host Becker 25-20, 26-24, 19-25, 25-14 in a Granite Ridge Conference match-up.   Volleyball: Pierz 3, Rockford Area 1 Pierz rallied from a set down to defeat host Rockford Area 21-25, 25-23, 25-11, 25-19 [...]

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Area scores and highlights from Thursday, Sept. 27: Volleyball: Little Falls 3, Milaca 1 Visiting Milaca won the first set, but Little Falls rolled the rest of the way, winning 20-25, 25-10, 25-23, 25-20. Senior Noelle Kurowski planted 14 kills and sophomore Kendra Pohlman added 12 more for the Flyers, with junior Stephanie Wardarski passing [...]

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