New London-Spicer will be taking a fan bus to the Section 6AAA championship game Friday at St. Cloud State. The Wildcats will be taking on Litchfield at 5 p.m. The bus will load from the high school gym doors in New London at 3:05 p.m. The cost is $5 per person and those interested must pre-register and pay at the High School Student Center, NLS Community Education/Youth Service office or Peterson Bus Garage. Game tickets will be available for sale at the high school beginning today.
There will be a mandatory parent meeting for Willmar Traveling Basketball at 7 p.m. Monday at the Willmar Senior High School gymnasium. Registration packets are available at Roosevelt Elementary, Community Christian, Junior High or Play it Again Sports.
Mark Majerus, a Minnesota State Moorhead senior defensive end from Villard (Minnewaska Area), was selected NSIC Defensive Player of the Week for his play in the Dragons' 26-15 win over Northern State on Saturday. Majerus, a 6-0, 250-pound transfer from Northland Community College, made eight tackles, three sacks and had a pass breakup.
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City now has tickets on sale until 3 p.m. Thursday, the day of the Section 5AA game against Eden Valley-Watkins in St. Cloud. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for student and are available at the district office.
PAYNESVILLE -- April Hansen picked up her 300th kill of the season and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa advanced to the Section 6AA-17 title match with a 25-18, 22-25, 27-25, 25-13 win over Albany Tuesday. The Jaguars (27-3), who won their 12th straight match, will face Sauk Centre for the 6AA-17 crown at 7 p.m. Thursday in Paynesville. Hansen led the team with 13 kills in 31-of-35 attempts. Ashley Lensing added 12 kills in 23 errorless attacks and had six of the team's 19 ace blocks. Sarah Gruber had 24 assists and Emily Roelike added 23 digs.
REDWOOD FALLS -- Renville County West and Redwood Valley were both swept out of the Section 3AA-North tournament Tuesday. Springfield tumbled RCW 25-17, 25-15, 25-14, while Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop ended Redwood Valley's season 25-19, 25-18, 25-20. Springfield and Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop will play for the 3AA-North crown on Thursday in Redwood Falls. Springfield 3, RCW 0 The Jaguars (17-11) couldn't get much done at the net. Megan Groen led the way with seven kills and Megan Erickson had two of RCW's three ace blocks.
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Results Oct. 31 Prep Volleyball Section 3AA-North Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop def. Redwood Valley 25-19, 25-18, 25-20 Springfield def. Renville County West 25-17, 25-14, 25-14 Section 6AA-17 MACCRAY def. Benson 25-16, 25-11, 25-15 Montevideo def. Lac qui Parle Valley 25-18, 25-17, 20-25, 25-17 Section 6AA-19 Sauk Centre def. Eden Valley-Watkins 25-14, 25-9, 25-20 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa def. Albany 25-18, 22-25, 27-25, 25-13 Section 2A-North Cedar Mountain/Comfrey def. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 24-26, 25-19, 29-27, 11-25, 15-13 Central Minnesota Christian def.
MACCRAY fans can sign up to ride a bus to the Wolverines' game against Morris for the Section 6AA football title, which is Friday at the Fargodome. The cost of the bus ticket is $20, which does not include the game ticket -- $7 for adults and $5 for students. Children in sixth grade and under must be accompanied by a parent. The bus will leave MACCRAY High School at 1:30 p.m. for the 5:30 p.m. game. For more information, call 320-847-2154.
Nine area volleyball teams look to continue their postseason hopes in their respective subsection semifinals tonight. Two matches pit area teams head-to-head and both are in Section 6AA-19 at Morris High School: Montevideo, the No. 1 seed, will face Lac qui Parle Valley at 6 p.m. MACCRAY and Benson will meet in the second match.