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First Round matches set for area wrestlers at Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament


The first round matches have been announced for area wrestlers at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament which will take place Thursday thru Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center in the Twin Cities.

In Class 2A:
At 106 pounds, Worthington junior Hser Eh Pwae (32-7) (#2 in final Guillotine rankings) will face junior Cameron Wellman (24-9) of Virginia Area in the opening round.

At 113 pounds, Worthington junior Hser Moo Pwae (28-11) will face freshman Lorenzo Diaz (27-12) of South St. Paul in the opening round

At 120 pounds, Fulda/Murray County Central junior...

Final Results from Minnesota State Gymnastics Meet


The Worthington Trojans had a busy weekend at the Minnesota Class A State Gymnastics Meet at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion

The Trojans were in action during the Team portion of the competition on Friday.

Worthington finished in 7th place with 137.200 points.

Worthington scored 36.525 points on the vault. Maria Contreras led the Trojans with a score of 9.35, Taylor Eggers scored a 9.175, Liz Hayenga and McKenna Prunty both scored a 9.0 and Whitney Jensen had an 8.9.

Worthington had a 31.050 on the uneven parallel bars. McKenna Prunty led the...

Final Results from Section 3A Wrestling Tourament


The Section 3A Individual Wrestling Tournament was held in Windom on Friday and Saturday and the Adrian Dragons are sending 5 wrestlers to the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament

At 106 pounds, Adrian's Beau Bullerman lost in the Section Quarterfinals to Zach Spinks of Windom/Mountain Lake Area by fall in 4:54, dropping him into the wrestlebacks. Bullerman than lost a 14-7 decision in the wrestlebacks and eliminating him from the tournament

At 113 pounds, Adrian's Greg Kern won in the quarterfinals with a win by fall in 2:48 before falling in the section semifinals to...

Final Results from Iowa State Individual Wrestling Tournament


Class 1A:
132 pounds: Dylan Schuck of Sibley-Ocheyedan won his opening round matchup over Tucker Bluml of Riverside by a 15-4 major decision. Schuck lost his State Quarterfinals to Trent Johnson of Dike-New Hartford by a 5-2 decision, dropping him into the wrestlebacks. Schuck picked up a win by fall in 5:46 over Trever Greene of North Cedar, Stanwood before falling to Logan Mays of Wilton by fall in 2:37, dropping him into the 7th place match where he lost a 9-7 decision to Lane Nichols of Woodbury Central and finished in 8th place

138 pounds: Kyle Green of Sibley-Ocheyedan...

Final results from Section 3AA Wrestling Tournament


The Section 3AA Individual Wrestling Tournament is in the books and the Worthington Trojans ended up with 4 state entrants and 11 section place-winners. Fulda/Murray County Central will also send 2 wrestlers to state and had 4 wrestlers earn a medal as place-winners

At 106 pounds, Worthington's Hser Eh Pwae, the Section #1 seed, received a 1st round bye. In the Section Quarterfinals, Hser Eh Pwae picked up a win by fall in 4:48 to advance to the Section Semifinals. In the semifinals, Hser Eh Pwae was victorious over Omar Arrendondo by fall in 3:23. In the Section Championship,...

Girls Basketball Seedings for Section 3A, Section 3AA and Section 2A


The seedings have been released for area girls basketball teams in Section 3A, 3AA and 2A

In the South Sub-Section in Section 3A
1. Southwest Christian
2. Wabasso
3. Edgerton
4. Red Rock Central
5. Fulda
6. Hills-Beaver Creek
7. Adrian
8. Murray County Central
9. Westbrook-Walnut Grove
#10 Ellsworth
--Play-In Games will be played on February 26th as #7 Adrian will host #10 Ellsworth with the winner advancing to Super Saturday to face #2 Wabasso. The other play-in game on 2/26 will be #8 Murray County Central hosting...

5 Bluejay Wrestlers join MCAC Hall of Fame


The Minnesota College Athletic Conference's Hall of Fame Class of 2014 includes 5 former Minnesota West Bluejay Wrestlers.

Joining the MCAC Hall of Fame in 2014 were former Bluejay wrestlers Nate Hanson (1998-2000), Chad Uhrig (1999-2001), Karl Knothe (2000-2002), Bryan Cowdin (2001-2002) and Nate Buys (2002-2004). They were officially recognized as 2014 inductees at the MCAC General Assembly meetings in March of last year.

Nate Hanson was a two-time MCAC Champion and NJCAA National Tournament qualifier while compiling a 72-6 won-loss record at Minnesota West. In addition...

Sendoff Scheduled for Worthington Trojan Wrestling Team


There will be a public sendoff for the Worthington Trojan Wrestling Team next week.

The Sendoff will take place at the Worthington High School Gym on Wednesday, February 25th from 10:50am to 11:05am before the Trojans head to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

The Trojans will face #1 seeded Simley in a Class 2A State Quarterfinal at 9:00am on Thursday, February 26th. Radio Works will have live coverage on FM 104.3 the Party and online at

There will be a chartered...

Sendoff Scheduled for Worthington Trojan Gymnastics Team


There will be a public sendoff for the Worthington Trojan Gymnastics Team as they head for the Minnesota State Gymnastics Meet this weekend.

The sendoff is scheduled for this Thursday at the Worthington High School Gym from 10:40am until 11:05am.

The Minnesota State Gymnastics Meet will be held this Friday and Saturday at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion, There will be a fan bus heading up on Friday. The cost is 7 dollars per person and will be leaving the WHS Student Parking lot at 7:00am Friday morning. Sign-up for the fan bus at Worthington High School from...

Trojan Wrestling and Gymnastics teams qualified for state on Saturday


It was a banner day for Worthington Trojan fans as the Trojan Wrestling and Gymnastics team both punched a ticket to State on Saturday.

The Worthington Trojan Wrestling team was in action on the Section 3AA Semi-Finals and Finals in Redwood Falls on Saturday. The Trojans opponent in the Semi-Finals was Quad County. The Trojans got out to a fast start at 106 pounds as Jacob Prunty gave the Trojans a 6-0 lead with a pin at 5:39. Hser Eh Pwae followed up at 113 pounds with a pin in 3:05 to bump the Trojan lead up to 12-0. Worthington's fast start continued at 120 pounds as Hser Moo...