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Southwest Conference All-Conference Boys Hockey Team


The Southwest Conference has released their All-Conference Boys Hockey team for the 2012-2013 season.

Austin Maxwell, Luverne
Gunnar Olson, Luverne
Kendall Meyer, Luverne
Logan Norman, Luverne
Skylar Wenninger, Luverne
Beau Mikel, Marshall
Quinn Horvath, Marshall
Jordan Staples, Morris/Benson Area
Mac Beyer, Morris/Benson Area
Tanner Picht, Morris/Benson Area
Travis Janssen, Windom
Zach Bartosh, Windom

Honorable Mention:
Chaz Smedsrud, Luverne

Southwest Conference All-Conference Girls Hockey Team


The Southwest Conference has released their All-Conference Girls Hockey team for the 2012-2013 season.

Allison Kremer, Worthington
Betsy Thompson, Worthington
Ellen Dahl, Luverne
Katie Eeten, Luverne
Makayla Sterrett, Luverne
Madisyn Dingmann, Luverne
Lizzie Archbold, Marshall
Hanna Peterson, Marshall
Megan Vogl, Marshall
Morgan Larsen, Marshall
Addison Beaty, Windom
Emily Steen, Windom

Honorable Mention:
Monique Aanenson, Luverne
Madi Oye, Luverne...

Southwest Conference All-Conference Gymnastics Team


The Southwest Conference has released their All-Conference Gymnastics team for the 2012-2013 season.

Paige Kinley, Worthington
Maria Contreras, Worthington 
Sydnee Donnelli, Jackson County Central
Brandi Sether-Hassing, Jackson County Central
Adriane Rentschler, Jackson County Central
Haley Bass, Jackson...

Southwest Conference All-Conference Wrestling Team


The Southwest Conference has released their All-Conference Wrestling team for the 2012-2013 season.

Anthony Luft, Worthington
Hser Eh Pwae, Worthington

Red Rock All-Conference Girls Basketball Team


The Red Rock Conference has released their 2012-2013 All-Conference Girls Basketball Team.

Jordin Kopplow, SR, Adrian
Rachel Kontz, SR, Adrian
Courtney Vaske, SR, Adrian
Brittney Hermeling, SR, Fulda
Rachel Cheadle, SR, Fulda
Melissa Gehl, JR, Fulda
Sariah Cheadle, SO, Fulda
Courtney Place, SO, Southwestern United
Paige Erickson, SR, Westbrook-Walnut Grove
Hannah Van Dyke, SR, Southwest Christian
Amber Pater, SR, Southwest Christian
Jennifer Schmidt, SR, Southwest Christian
Jenna Ness, SR,...

Voss named a NAIA All-American


Former Worthington Trojan Boys Basketball standout Jalen Voss, currently a sophomore at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell (SD), is adding more postseason accolades to his resume as the Worthington native has now been named an All-American by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Jalen Voss was selected as a Division II Honorable Mention All-American Selection. Voss, who was also named to the All-Great Plains Athletic Conference's First Team, led the Tigers in nearly every statistical category this season. He led the team in scoring at 14.2 points per...

Alwal named top female basketball player in Mississippi


Mississippi State sophomore and former Worthington Trojan Girls Basketball player Martha Alwal earned the title of the state of Mississippi’s top female college basketball player Monday when she was chosen the winner of the C Spire Gillom Trophy at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.
Alwal became the second Bulldog to win the award, joining Alexis Rack who won the trophy following the 2009 and 2010 seasons.

Quoting Alwal: "I'm really excited. I worked really hard, so I'm excited I won the award. It's big for the program. This award is bigger than me. It goes out to my...

New Competitive Section Assignments


The Minnesota State High School League has announced the Competitive Section Assignments for the next two years through the 2014-20-15 school year.

The biggest change for Worthington is that both boys and girls basketball has moved back up to Section 2AAA.  Teams in their section for basketball include Marshall, Willmar, New Ulm, Mankato West, Mankato East, Hutchinson and Dassel-Cokato.

Football remains in Section 3AAA but some new teams are in their section.  Teams include St. James, Sibley East, St....

Martha Alwal earns All-SEC Honors this season


Former Worthington Trojan Girls Basketball standout Martha Alwal, now a sophomore at Mississippi State, has earned a couple of postseason honors from the Southeastern Conference.

This season, Alwal has been named to the All-SEC Second Team and the All-SEC Defensive Team. Alwal paced the Southeastern Conference in the regular season with 16 double-doubles, a mark that tied LaToya Thomas (2001-02) for second-most in school history. Ten of her double-doubles came in SEC play, where she averaged 12.6 points and 10.0 boards.

She also topped the conference with 18 double-figure...

Final Results from Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament


A number of area wrestlers were in action at the Minnesota State Individual Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in the Twin Cities.


Class AA Wrestlers

Worthington had 2 wrestlers in action at the state tournament:
At 120 pounds, Worthington’s Anthony Luft brought home a state championship:
Luft began his state tournament with a 14-2 major decision victory over Dylan Wolff of...