Area Sports Headlines

Wietzema signs Letter of Intent to play football at Dakota Wesleyan


Worthington Trojan senior Trevor Wietzema made his college choice official on Wednesday by signing a National Letter of Intent to play football for the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers next season.

The big man from Worthington is coming off an outstanding senior season anchoring the Trojan football teams’ offensive and defensive line and was a Big South All-Conference selection in Football this season, helping the Trojans to a 4-5 record, their best season since 2005.

Wietzema told Radio Works why he chose DWU. "It was a good fit. Both Program-wise and School-wise. Small School, Big...

Buysse earns All-Region 13 honors


The NJCAA National Office announced Wednesday the NJCAA All-Region 13 Team.

Derek Buysse, a sophomore, from Minnesota West was named to the 2015 NJCAA Men's Basketball Region 13 Team. The NJCAA Region 13 team is made up of the top ten players in Region 13.

Buysse was also named to the MCAC All-Southern Division team and All-MCAC team. Buysee was also named to the MCAC Academic teams for basketball and baseball last season.

In his sophomore season Buysse averaged 21.1 points per game, 9.0 rebounds per game and 2.1 steals per game for the Bluejays this year. For his...

Voss named GPAC Player of the Year


Former Worthington Trojan Jalen Voss has gathered up some serious hardware this season. The former Trojan boys basketball standout, now a senior at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell (SD), was recently named the Great Plains Athletic Conference Player of the Year. In his senior season Voss averaged 21 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. He was named the GPAC Player of the Week 3 times during his senior season. Voss was named to the All-GPAC First Team this season and has been a First Team selection the last 3 seasons.

Dakota Wesleyan is enjoying one of their best seasons in...

Alwal earns All-SEC Honors in her senior season


The SEC has released their postseason award in Women’s Basketball and Mississippi State senior and former Worthington Trojan Girls Basketball standout Martha Alwal was named an All-SEC 2nd team selection and was chosen for the All-SEC defensive team.

Alwal once again led the SEC in blocks per game (2.4) and has the opportunity to become just the second player in SEC history to lead the conference in blocks for 4 straight years. Alwal has been playing well as of late, averaging 11 points and 7.2 rebounds per game in SEC conference play as Mississppi State is enjoying one of their...

Big South All-Conference Wrestling Team


The Big South Conference has released their All-Conference Wrestling Squad for the 2014-2015 season.

Jacob Prunty, FR, Worthington
Hser Eh Pwae, JR, Worthington
Nic Putnam, SO, Worthington
Carson Hagen, SR, Worthington
Trevor Wietzema, SR, Worthington
Zach Spinks, 8th grade, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Alex Borsgard, 8th grade, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Evan Wiens, SO, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Wyatt Stevens, SR, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Joe Fischenich, SR, Windom/ Mountain Lake
Jared Willaby, SR,...

Minnesota West Winter Sports Celebration


Join Minnesota West on the Worthington Campus in the Commons on Wednesday, March 4th from Noon until 1:00pm for a reception to honor the successful winter sports seasons of the Minnesota West Lady Jay Basketball team and the Minnesota West Bluejay Basketball and Wrestling teams. The Public is encouraged to attend

Lady Jay Fan Bus Information


Fans and supporters of the Minnesota West Lady Jay Basketball team are trying to put together a fan bus to the NJCAA National Tournament March 12th through the 14th out in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Lady Jays qualified for the National Tournament with a thrilling win over Rochester on Sunday. Minnesota West will play 3 games, once per day.

This is ONLY for the bus trip to Pennsylvania and back. If interested and for more information, contact Lynette Thompson at 507-842-5536 or send an email to Please contact Lynette by...

MCAC Men's Basketball All-Southern Division and All-State Teams


The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2014-2015 All-Southern Division and All-State Teams

ALL-SOUTHERN DIVISION (Listed in order of votes received)
Trent Pollard, Anoka-Ramsey, sophomore
Derek Buysse, Minnesota West, sophomore
Ashton Bailey, St. Cloud Tech, sophomore
Robert Claypool, Rochester, sophomore
Justyn Galloway, Rochester, sophomore
Dearionte Hudson, Riverland, freshman
Marcus Myers, Riverland, freshman
Dylan Schueler, Ridgewater, freshman
Demetrius Cady, Rochester, freshman
Chris Laymon, St...

MCAC Women's Basketball All-Division and All-State Teams


The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their 2014-2015 Women's Basketball All-Southern Division and All-State Teams

ALL-SOUTHERN DIVISION (Listed in order of votes received)

Mataya Racek, Anoka-Ramsey, sophomore
Tailor Raymond, Rochester, freshman
Miriah Carruth, Riverland, sophomore
Taylor Cunningham, St. Cloud, sophomore
Danielle Adams, Rochester, sophomore

Brooke Wuertz, Ridgewater, sophomore
Bridget Kramer, Minnesota West, sophomore
Kristen Andersen, Minnesota West, sophomore...

Final results from the Minnesota Individual State Wrestling Tournament


A number of area wrestlers will be in action this weekend at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament. On this page is the final results for area wrestlers

In Class 2A:
At 106 pounds, Worthington junior Hser Eh Pwae won by a 16-1 technical fall over Cameron Wellman of Virginia Area in the opening round. Hser Eh Pwae won a thrilling 8-6 decision in overtime over Holden Youngs of Annandale/Maple Lake in the State Quarterfinals. In the State Semifinals, Hser Eh Pwae lost to Kyle Cavanaugh of Caledonia in four overtimes 1-0. Hser Eh Pwae lost in the consolation semifinals to...