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UPDATE 2:25 p.m.: Prep Sports: Weather forces postponements for winter opener

Thursday was the first day of competition for the 2021 season

The long-awaited start of winter sports will have to wait a little longer.

With a blizzard warning for most of west central and southwestern Minnesota from 6 p.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday, schools were forced to postpone sports throughout the West Central Tribune’s coverage area. Snow totals are expected between 3 to 7 inches in west central Minnesota and 6 to 10 inches in southern Minnesota.

Below is a list of the postponed games as of 1 p.m., with make-up dates if available. Check back for updates.

Boys Basketball

Rocori at Willmar, TBD

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Benson at BOLD, moved to Feb. 13

Pipestone at Minnewaska, moved to March 1

Redwood Valley at Montevideo, moved to Feb. 27

KMS at Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, moved to Saturday

LQPV at Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, moved to March 4

MACCRAY at Lakeview, TBD

RCW at Canby, moved to Saturday

CMCS at YME, moved to Saturday

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Girls Basketball

ACGC at Kimball, moved to Feb. 9

Paynesville at Maple Lake, moved to Feb. 22

YME at CMCS, moved to Saturday

Wrestling

Willmar, Kimball at Annandale/Maple Lake, TBD

ACGC, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted at Delano, moved to Saturday

Paynesville, Minnewaska at BBE, moved to Saturday

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KMS, Quad County at United, moved to Saturday

Boys Hockey

Morris/Benson at Willmar, TBD

Girls Hockey

Willmar at New Ulm, TBD

Boys Swimming

Willmar at Sartell, TBD

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