Area Sports Headlines

Gruis signs Pro Basketball Contact with Sweden club

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Trevor Gruis of the University of South Dakota has signed on with the Swedish basketball club Jamtland, who competes in the Basketligan of Sweden. The 6'9” native of Ellsworth is coming off a stellar college career with the Coyotes. Gruis was a model of consistency in college, starting 116 games out of 121 career games with the Coyotes. Gruis finished his 4-year career by averaging 11.1 points per game and pulled down 6.3 rebounds per game. He averaged 9.6 points per game as a freshman, 11.3 PPG as a sophomore, 12.3 PPG as a junior and 11.3 PPG as a senior.

Trevor will begin...


MSHSBCA All-State Baseball Teams

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The Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association have released their 2014 All-State Teams

Class A All-State Team
Sam Huska, Sophomore, Windom
Nick Petersen, Senior, Murray County Central
Cooper Scheffler, Senior, Springfield
Neil Eichten, Senior, Wabasso
Austin Buysse, Senior, Minneota
Logan Sandgren, Senior, BOLD (Class A Player of the Year)
Trent Athmann, Junior, BOLD
Trevor Nissen, Senior, BOLD
Hans Alwin, Senior, West Lutheran
Austin Baab, Senior, Wabasha Kellogg
Riley Bernsdorf, Junior, Floodwood...


Minnesota Wild Road Tour stop in Southwest Minnesota

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The 2014 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour, will visit 18 cities in two states from June 24-26, leading into the Summer Bash at Xcel Energy Center on Friday, June 27

One of the stops will be here in Worthington on Thursday of next week. On June 26th, the Minnesota Wild Road Tour will be at the Worthington Arena from 11:30am-12:30pm on Thursday. Minnesota Wild Players and Personalities to stop in Worthington are current Wild Left Wing Matt Cooke and former Minnesota Wild standout Wes Walz. The Tour will stop in Marshall the day before on Wednesday at the Lockwood Motors Ice...


Southwest All-Conference Girls Golf Team

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The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Girls Golf Team

All-Conference
Alison Benson, JCC
Abby Brinkman, JCC
Abby Benson, JCC
Jessica Blanchard, Marshall
Hannah Peterson, Marshall
Kami Love, Marshall

Honorable Mention
Lexie Hoffman, JCC
Sarah Vogl, Marshall
Kenzie Mace, Redwood Valley
Kelsey Hansfeld, Windom
Maitland Vollan, Windom
Miki Bolin, Windom


Southwest All-Conference Boys Golf Team

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The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Boys Golf Team

All-Conference
Will Mulder, Worthington
Brett Haukom, Marshall
Matt Bennett, Marshall
Jacob Baker, Marshall
Adam Hengel, Redwood Valley
Mitch Fischer, Redwood Valley

Honorable Mention
Tyler Van Hove, Worthington
Joe Brinkman, JCC
Jon Wyffels, Marshall
Matt Christianson, Marshall
Alex Buysse, Marshall
Ryan Clark, Windom


Southwest All-Conference Boys Tennis Team

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The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Boys Tennis team

All-Conference
Carter Lindner, SR, Worthington
Andrew Johnson, JR, Worthington
Ben Doeden, SR, Worthington
Bryan Doeden, SO, Worthington
Andrew Jelken, SR, Luverne
Jonny Vajgrt, SR, Luverne
Blake Ziegler, SR, Luverne
Cory Stroeh, JR, Luverne
Tyler Hagen, SO, Redwood Valley
Connor Hagemyer, JR, MACCRAY


Southwest All-Conference Baseball Team

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The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Baseball team

All-Conference
Alex Purdy, SR, Worthington
Ryan Lee, SR, Worthington
Nathan Braaksma, SO, Worthington
Jack Mellstrom, JR, Windom
Sam Huska, SO, Windom
Mitchell Macek, SR, Jackson County Central
Josh Slieter, SR, Luverne
Kendall Meyer, SR, Luverne
Gunnar Olson, SR, Luverne
Logan Norman, SR, Luverne
Connor Hoffman, JR, Luverne
Drew Hmielewski, SO, Marshall
Conner Winkelman, JR, Marshall
Noah Winkelman, JR, Marshall
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Southwest All-Conference Softball Team

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The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Girls Softball team

All-Conference
Paige Kinley, SR, Worthington
Brittany Woodke, SR, Jackson County Central
Moira Carlson, JR, Jackson County Central
Kelsey Kannenberg, 8th, Jackson County Central
Blaney Markman, JR, Jackson County Central
Ellen Dahl, SR, Luverne
Ashley Olson, SR, Luverne
Tara Sudenga, SR, Luverne
Callie Graff, JR, Marshall
Miranda Fischer, JR, Marshall
Ashley Stattelman, SO, Marshall
Brittany Evans, SR, Pipestone
Shelby...


Dudley finishes 8th in Class AA State Pole Vault

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Worthington Trojan senior Will Dudley finished in 8th place at the Class AA State Track and Field Meet in the Pole Vault, clearing 13 feet even


2014 Minnesota Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association All-State Teams

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The Minnesota Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association has released their 2014 All-State Softball Team. Worthington's Paige Kinley was selected as a Class 2A All-State Honorable Mention Selection

Class A
First Team
Kacey Herring, 12, P, Cherry
Kailee Berquam, 12, P, Kenyon-Wanamingo
Alison Krieger, 11, P, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg
Valerie Hohol, 11, P, New Life Academy
Morgan Malley, 11, P, Fillmore Central Lanesboro
Katie Homan, 12, P, Mankato Loyola
Autumn Roberts, 12, P, New York Mills
Karlee Pfaff, 12, C, New Ulm Cathedral...