Wrestling is among the most grueling sports. Athletes must handle its physical nature, while often trying to shed any excess pounds. So when a wrestler struggles, it can often push them away from the sport. For Jordon Goebel, it pushed him to become one of the state’s best. Goebel has gone from a middle-weight sophomore [...]
Sophomore Jonny Kasper scored 19 points and sophomore Aaron Weber netted 16, but visiting Eden Valley-Watkins (EVW) slipped past Pierz 61-57, Jan. 31. Also in Central Minnesota Conference boys basketball, Holdingford topped host Osakis 42-41, Monday and fell 68-30 at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Jan. 30.
Holdingford took second place at the Browerville Duals, Friday, topping Prairie Valley 37-33 and Border West 33-27 before falling to West Central Area-Ashby-Evansville 49-26. Senior Kyle Gerads, junior Jacob Knettel and sophomore Clem Gerads led the Huskers with perfect 3-0 nights. Juniors Jamey Koetter, Zach Scott and Tazz Taflinger and sophomore Ryan Skroch added two [...]
Seniors Sam Maciej (17), Joelle Ertl (11) and Jodi Middendorf (10) all reached double figures to lead Holdingford to a 52-46 win at Paynesville Area, Thursday. Junior Haily Koopmeiners added six points and junior Kaitlyn Hellmann recorded four points and nine rebounds. Second-place Holdingford then ran into Central Minnesota Conference leader Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Friday, falling [...]
Upsala took down visiting Holdingford 68-29, Friday. Christian Pekarek scored 24 points, Dylan Zimmerman had 16 and Jeremy Halverson netted 15 on five threes to lead the eighth-ranked Cardinals, who improved to 15-2 on the season. Zimmerman also grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out eight assists. Senior Jeremy Springer scored nine points and senior Nick [...]
Holdingford stormed to a 41-18 halftime lead, then held on to knock off host Eden Valley-Watkins (EVW) 62-56, Tuesday. With the win, the Huskers moved past EVW into second place in the Central Minnesota Conference. Senior Joelle Ertl wreaked havoc on the Eagles’ defense, scorching them for 33 points that included a 13-of-14 mark from [...]
Holdingford narrowly missed out the title at Saturday’s Rogers Royal Rumble, finishing second behind the host Royals. The Huskers advanced to the finals with a 49-21 victory over Mille Lacs Area and a 37-37 win by criteria over Blaine, before falling 39-34 to Rogers. Holdingford was led by six wrestlers that went a perfect 3-0 [...]