Sports

2 Minnesota West Lady Jay Volleyball Players earn MCAC Player of the Week

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their weekly awards in Volleyball and 2 Minnesota West Lady Jays have earned Player of the Week honors.

Minnesota West's Kristen Anderson has been named the MCAC Southern Division Hitter of the Week. Anderson, a sophomore from Worthington, had 38 kills, 17 blocks and 21 digs in 5 games last week. Anderson had 13 kills and 7 blocks in a 3-2 loss to Division II Williston last week


Worthington Trojan Fall Sports Kickoff to be held Monday, August 18th

The Worthington Trojan Sports Booster Club is holding their annual fall sports kickoff on Monday, August 18th. The Booster Club will be grilling hot dogs, with serving of food to begin at 5:30pm at the Worthington High School Cafeteria. Introduction of Fall Sports Athletes will begin at 6:00pm and Spring State Sports Individuals will be honored as well.


Trojan Football Family Night will be held Saturday, August 16th

The Worthington Trojan football team will be hosting an event this Saturday, August 16th, at 7:30 PM at Trojan Field. They are calling this Trojan Football Family Night. The night will consist of an intra-squad scrimmage, watermelon social, family activities and picture opportunities of the players. This event is open to all family members and to the public as well.


WGBA Basketball Camp to be held in August

The Worthington Girls Basketball Association will be holding a basketball camp for girls coming into grades 1st through 8th on August 5th, 6th & 7th at Prairie Elementary in Worthington. The Worthington Girls Basketball Association invites girls of all skill levels in Worthington and the surrounding communities to attend this year's camp.


Fulda High School Fall Sports Eligibility Meeting

Fulda is holding their Fall Sports Eligibility meeting on August 4th at the Fulda High School. Paperwork and payment of fees will begin at 6:15pm with the meeting to begin at 7:00pm


Bluejay Basketball adds 4 more recruits

Minnesota West Men’s Basketball Coach Justin Heckenlaible has announced that the Bluejays have signed 4 more recruits for the 2014-2015 season.

The 4 recruits are Marcus Potter from Worthington, Alex Knutson from Westbrook, Cody Martinz from Custer (SD) and Mitch Prouty from Bryant (SD)


Sanford Power Basketball Academy to come to Worthington

Sanford Power Basketball Academy will be holding a workout in Worthington on July 30th.

The session will run from 9:00am till Noon at Worthington High School on July 30th. The camp is open to all ISD 518 boys entering grades 7th through 12th and open for girls entering grades 9th through 12th. Cost of the camp is $25 dollars. For more information contact Clint Meyer at 507-329-0519


Region 13C Amateur Baseball Tournament field has been set

The matchup have been set for the Region 13C Amateur Baseball playoffs which will begin on Wednesday. The Jackson Bulls are the #1 seed and will face the #8 seed Adrian Athletics in a best-of-three series. Game 1 is in Jackson on Wednesday night with Game 2 in Adrian Friday night and if needed Game 3 would be back in Jackson Sunday afternoon


MCAC Winter & Spring Academic Award Winners

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2013-2014 Winter and Spring Sports Academic Award Winners. Athletes can receive MCAC academic recognition if they have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better at the end of the semester in which the majority of the sport season occurs and they have enrolled in and completed a minimum of 12 credits during that semester.

Minnesota West had a number of student-athletes receive Winter & Spring Academic Award honors this season. They include:
Brittney Hermeling: women’s basketball/softball


Worthington High School Eligibility Meeting set for July 31st

On Thursday, July 31, 2014 there will be a meeting for all athletes and parents participating in sports at Worthington High School for the 2014-2015 school year. The general meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The agenda will include Minnesota State High School League rules, WHS academic eligibility rules, and attendance requirements for practice and game participation. Following the general meeting, each fall sport participant will meet their respective coaches to discuss team information, pay participation fees and sign the participation forms.