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LeJetz Fall In Extras at District Tournament


The Winona LeJetz suffered a tough loss last night in the District Tournament falling to top seed Austin 8-7 in ten innings....

Olympic Cross Country Skier Comes to Winona


An Olympian made an appearance in Winona on Wednesday.   Cross country skier Jessie Diggins came to Saint Mary’s yesterday to talk to members of the Winona High cross country skiing program and the Minnesota Youth Ski League....

Winona State Football Player Dies During Workout


Winona State University football player Shawn Afryl, 22, passed away July 21 while working out with some of his football teammates at Maxwell Field....

Alec Brown to Have Surgery


Former Winona High athlete Alec Brown suffered a bad break in the Suns’ final NBA Summer League game last Friday when Brown suffered a shoulder injury early on in the game....

Thursday Local Schedule


Tonight the Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team is hosting top seed Austin in the First District Tournament.  The LeJetz come into tonight’s game 13-16 on the season.

Winona LeJetz Win Tournament Game


The Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team won its first round game in the District Tournament on Tuesday beating Albert Lea 6-5....

Chiefs Lose Final Regular Season Game


            The Winona Chiefs amateur baseball team lost its regular season finale to Owatonna on Monday night 6-1....

Winona Chiefs and Buddies in Action This Weekend


The Winona Chiefs amateur baseball team plays on the road on Saturday at Zumbrota.  This is the second to last regular season game for the Chiefs and Monday they will host Owatonna.....            T

LeJetz Fall to La Crosse Post 52


The Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team lost to La Crosse Post 52 Thursday 15-8.  Matt Clark had two doubles for the LeJetz while Matt Masyga drove in two runs....

Chiefs Double Up Wanamingo


The Winona Chiefs amateur baseball team beat Wanamingo 4-2 last night in Twin Rivers League play.   The Chiefs are 12-8 and in fourth place in the Twin Rivers League...

High School Seniors To Compete in College


There is a large group of senior area athletes that will be continuing their athletic careers in college this fall.....

Brown Goes Scoreless Against Timberwolves


Former Winona High athlete Alec Brown went scoreless yesterday as the Phoenix Suns lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA Summer League tournament 86-77....

LeJetz Sweep a Doubleheader


The Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team swept the Rochester Patriots in a doubleheader on Tuesday 5-4 and 4-2.....

Brown Scores Four Against 76ers


Former Winona High athlete Alec Brown had four points and one rebound Tuesday as the Phoenix Suns beat the Philadelphia 76ers 97-88....

Winona State Football Players Earn All-American Honors


Seven Winona State football players have been named preseason All-Americans by USA College Football.  The Warriors were represented well on both sides of the ball, with three offensive players and four defensive players selected....

LeJetz Play at Home on Tuesday


Today the Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team will play at home as they host the Rochester Patriots in a doubleheader.

Brown To Play In NBA Summer League Game Tuesday Night


Former Winona High athlete Alec Brown will play another NBA Summer League game tonight when the Phoenix Suns take on the Philadelphia 76ers starting at 7:00....

Mississippi Thunder Speedway Results


MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY was greatly pleased by the huge turnout for the Fourth of July Spectacular - the 6th Annual Rivercity Rumble....

Saint Mary's Hires New Golf Coach


There will be plenty of new faces when the Saint Mary's men's and women's golf teams hit the links this fall, including a new head coach.....

Buddies Win League Game


The Winona Buddies baseball team beat Red Wing on Monday in First District action 11-6.  With the win the Buddies improve to 10-7 overall and 5-7 in First District play.

Winona State Hires Assistant Soccer Coach


One of the most decorated soccer players in Winona State history is returning to her alma mater as an assistant coach....

LeJetz Drop Doubleheader to Onalaska


The Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Onalaska on Tuesday 4-2 and 4-1...

Wednesday Local Schedule


Today on the local schedule, the Winona Chiefs amateur baseball team will play on the road against the Tri County Tremor starting at 7:30.....

Buddies Wrap Up Their Own Invitational


The Winona Buddies VFW baseball team closed out the Buddies Invitational Sunday with a win and a loss on the last day.....

LeJetz Fall in La Crosse Tournament


The Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team closed out the La Crosse tournament Sunday with a 16-5 loss to La Crosse Post 52 in five innings.

Brown Gets Picked in the Second Round of NBA Draft


Alec Brown had a lifetime dream fulfilled last night when the former Winona High athlete was selected in the second round of the NBA draft.....

Friday Local Schedule


Today on the local schedule, the Winona Buddies VFW baseball team is scheduled to host the Winona Invitational today and tomorrow....

Buddies Fall Late to Mantorville


The Winona Buddies VFW baseball team lost to Mantorville Wednesday 7-3.  Mantorville scored six runs in the final two innings to pull out the win...

US Title Series Boat Races Back in Winona


The US Title Series boat races are coming back to Winona this weekend.   This  will be the third stop on a six race tour for the US Title Series this year....

Brown Hopes to Get Call in Second Round Tonight


The NBA draft is tonight and former Winona High athlete Alec Brown is hoping to hear his name called in the second round....

District Football Coming to Minnesota in 2015


Starting in 2015 the high school football landscape in the state of Minnesota will change somewhat.....

Winona Area Junior Golf Championship Results


The 16th annual Winona Area Junior Golf Championship was held on Monday at Cedar Valley Golf Course and Sam Streukens of Winona came in first place....

Former Winona High Athlete Up For Big National Award


Former Winona High athlete Courtney Benson wrapped up her decorated collegiate gymnastics career this past spring and Benson is now up for a major national award....

Mississippi Thunder Results


MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY opened its gates and welcomed the local racing community in to enjoy a prized packed evening in the grand stands and the best edge-of-the-seat on-track dirt track racing action during “Fastenal Night”....

Winona Chiefs Drop Two To Waseca


The Winona Chiefs amateur baseball team lost a doubleheader to Waseca on Sunday afternoon falling 6-4 in eight innings and 6-1....

Brown Ready For NBA Draft


The NBA Draft is this Thursday and Winona High graduate Alec Brown is anxiously waiting to see if his name will get called....

C-FC Athlete Choices Saint Mary's


Cochrane-Fountain City standout athlete Abbey Killian is staying close to home to continue her athletic career.  Killian has decided to attend Saint Mary’s University and she will play both volleyball and softball for the Cardinals....

Arcadia Softball Players Receive Big Honors


The Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association has announced their All-State teams and Arcadia dominated the awards.....

Winona High AD Steps Down


Brad Berzinski is stepping down as the Winona High athletic director to take another position within the Winona Area Public Schools....

Winona Buddies Fall to Mayo


The Winona Buddies VFW baseball team lost for just the second time this season falling to Rochester Mayo 5-3.  The Buddies were held to just two hits and Mac Whaley had a hit and drove in two runs.  Winona drops to 7-2 on the season.

Area Softball Players Named All-State


Cotter senior softball player Katie Nachtigal has been named second team all-state in Class AA after a fantastic senior season.    Senior Hannah Kosel was named honorable mention....

Area High School Softball Players Take Part in All-Star Games


Cotter senior softball player Katie Nachtigal  played in the 26th annual Minnesota High School All-Star Girls Softball Series back on June 8th...

LeJetz Drop A Pair


The Winona LeJetz dropped a doubleheader Tuesday to Chippewa Falls falling 8-6 and 6-0.

Wednesday Local Schedule


Today on the local schedule, the Winona Chiefs amateur baseball team plays at Plainview-Elgin-Millville while the Winona Buddies VFW team is hosting the Rochester Spartans.

BK5K Results


The results of the BK5K Road Race have been released and David Tuwei of Coon Rapids was the overall winner in a time of 14:50.  Julius Choge of Coon Rapids finished second followed by Phil Richert of Maplewood....

Three Rivers Conference Baseball Team Announced


The Three Rivers Conference has announced its all-conference baseball team and Cotter has put three players on the North Division all-conference team....

Former WSU Public Address Announcer To Be Given Special Award


Brice Wilkinson, the long-time voice of Winona State athletic events, will be honored with the Noel Olson Volunteer of the Year award by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference...

Former Winona State Coach To Be Inducted Into NSIC Hall of Fame


Former Winona State swimming coach John Martin will be inducted into the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Hall of Fame, the league announced today.....

Haines Carries Arcadia to First Ever State Title


Arcadia won its first ever state softball title on Saturday as the top ranked Raiders knocked off eighth ranked Laconia 1-0 in the Division 3 championship game....

Cochrane-Fountain City Falls in State Championship Game


The eighth ranked Cochrane-Fountain City softball team lost to number one ranked Oakfield in the Division 3 state championship game Saturday 7-3....

Haines Leads Arcadia to State Championship Game


Arcadia will also be playing for a state softball title today after the top ranked Raiders knocked off second ranked Grantsburg 1-0 in the Division 3 semifinals....

Cochrane-Fountain City Headed To State Championship Game


The Cochrane-Fountain City softball team is moving on the state championship game at the Wisconsin State High School Softball Tournament....

C-FC Begins State Tournament Run Today


The Wisconsin State Softball Tournament starts today in Madison and ninth ranked Cochrane-Fountain City is playing in its first ever state tournament.....

LeJetz Pick Up First Win of the Year


The Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team split with the Rochester Redhawks on Thursday.  The LeJetz won 13-3 in six innings and lost 9-4.....

Winona Raptors Win League Championship


The Winona Raptors Lacrosse Team won the MBSLA state JV championship Sunday with a 5 - 2 win over Hudson.   Their regular season record of 9 wins and 2 losses put them in finalist play....

Girls State Golf Results


The Minnesota State Golf Meet wrapped up on Wednesday and Winona High junior Abbe Partington finished 16th overall in Class AAA.  Partington didn’t shoot quite as well Wednesday after shooting a 78 on Tuesday.  Partington carded an 82 and

Boys State Golf Results


The Lewiston-Altura boys’ finished eighth in the Class A standings at the Minnesota State High School Golf Meet on Wednesday.....

Chiefs' Bats Come Alive Against Tri County


The Winona Chiefs beat the Tri County Tremor last night 10-5.  Hunter Gamoke and Owen Burnikel both had three hits as the Chiefs improve to 7-3 overall and 6-1 in league play.

Winona Buddies Lose First Game


The Winona VFW Buddies dropped their first game of the season on Tuesday falling to Owatonna 9-7.  Nick Evans recorded three hits for the Buddies but they fall to 5-1.

Partington, Hennessy and Krambeer Shine on First Day of State Golf Meet


The Minnesota State High School Golf Meet began on Tuesday and Winona High’s Abbe Partington put together a tremendous first round.....

C-FC Fan Bus To Go To State Softball Tournament


The Cochrane-Fountain City softball team plays in the WIAA State Tournament on Friday and there is a fan bus heading to the game for anyone that wants to go watch it.....

Paul Giel Field Open to the Public This Summer


The community track at Paul Giel Field will be open to the public this summer for anyone wanting to use it.   The track is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m until 8:30 a.m. and then from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.....

Winona State Soccer Team Adds Big Recruiting Class


The Winona State soccer team has signed an extremely versatile class of nine players who will join the team for the 2014 season, stocking up on athletes who can play multiple positions.   The group includes five All-State selections and three players

Minnesota State Golf Meet Begins Today


The Minnesota State Golf Meet begins today and there will be quite a few local golfers taking part.  Winona High will send two girls to the Class AAA meet, which will  be played at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids....

Thompson Dominates Trinona Again


The 6th annual Trinona was held in Winona on Sunday and David Thompson brought home his fifth consecutive Trinona title.  Thompson finished over two minutes ahead of second place finisher Adam Bohach of La Crescent....

Buddies Continue Undefeated Start


The Winona Buddies VFW baseball team swept a pair of games from Rochester Century winning 9-6 and 9-2.   The Buddies are now 5-0 on the season.

Minnesota and Wisconsin State Track Meets Held Over The Weekend


The Minnesota and Wisconsin state track meets were held this past weekend and Bryce Koval of Arcadia had the top finish among area competitors.....

Former Winona State Golfer Finishes Second at PGA Tour Event


Former Winona State golfer Troy Merritt had his best finish on the PGA Tour yesterday when Merritt finished second at the St. Jude Classic....

C-FC Softball Team Earns State Tournament Berth


Ninth ranked Cochrane-Fountain City shut out tenth ranked McDonell Central 3-0 Thursday to earn its first ever bid to the Wisconsin State Softball Tournament.....

Arcadia Softball Team Qualifies For State Tournament


Number one ranked Arcadia is headed to the Wisconsin State Softball Tournament after the Raiders held on to beat third ranked Poynette 2-1 Thursday behind another great pitching performance from Taylor Haines.....

Trinona Is This Weekend


 Sunday is the Trinona race in Winona and the first wave of competitors will begin at 6:45.   Saturday is the biking timed trial up Garvin Heights while tomorrow is also the Kids’ Trinona at Saint Mary’s.

Alec Brown Flying All Over For Team Workouts


Former Winona High athlete Alec Brown is continuing his preparations for the June 26th NBA Draft....

Minnesota and Wisconsin State Track Meets Begin Friday


The Minnesota and Wisconsin State Track Meets begins today and there are a number of local competitors.  Winona High has two girls that will be competing at the Minnesota state meet but they did not qualify any boys...

Area Softball Teams To Play For State Tournament Berths Thursday


Two area softball teams play for a berth in the Wisconsin State Tournament today.  Ninth ranked Cochrane-Fountain City plays at tenth ranked Chippewa Falls McDonell Central in a Division 4 sectional final....

Hope Lutheran's Klug Headed to Concordia to Play


Hope Lutheran senior basketball player Jason Klug has made a decision on his upcoming college basketball career.  Klug has decided to continue is playing career at Concordia University of Wisconsin....

Chiefs Continue Winning Ways


The Winona Chiefs amateur baseball team beat Pine Island Wednesday night 7-2.  Zach Nelson had two doubles and drove in two runs.  Winona improves to 5-1 on the season.  

Wednesday Wisconsin High School Baseball Playoff Results


The Cochrane-Fountain City baseball team rolled Wednesday in the Division 4 regional semifinals blowing out Blair-Taylor 10-0 in five innings.  The Pirates scored nine runs in the second inning.  Cale Lisowski pitched C-FC to the win giving up j

C-FC One Win Away From State Tournament


The Ninth ranked Cochrane-Fountain City softball dominated Eau Claire Immanuel 9-0 in the Division 4 sectional semifinals behind a one-hitter from Abby Killian.   The Pirates improve to 20-2 and they will play at 10th ranked Chippewa Falls McDon

Arcadia Survives in Extra Innings


Number one ranked Arcadia pulled out a 1-0 win in eight innings against seventh ranked and defending state champion Mineral Point....

Wabasha-Kellogg Baseball Team Falls Just Short of State Tournament


The Wabasha-Kellogg baseball team fell just short of the state tournament losing to Chatfield in the Section 1A final yesterday.   Chatfield needed to beat Wabasha-Kellogg twice and then did winning two one-run games 3-2 and 4-3.  Wabasha-K

WIAA Golf Sectional Results


In a Division 2 boys’ golf sectional yesterday Arcadia finished fifth.  Cade Martin led Arcadia with an 84 while G-E-T’s Nick Anderson competed as an individual and shot  an 86....

Winona Raptors Play Tonight


The new Winona Raptors lacrosse team plays host to Becker JV today at St. Mary's track field at 6:30 pm. The match is a semi-final playoff game. If Winona wins they play for the title Saturday at 6:00 pm, if they lose tonight they play Saturday at 10:00 am for 3rd place. Those games will be played Saturday at Irondale High School.

The Raptors are a club team and they are not a school-sponsored sport at this time. The team is made up of about half Winona High and half Cotter athletes and they played a 12-game schedule against junior varsity level competition.

Cotter Hires Football Coach


Cotter High School has hired Jamie Herrick as its new football coach.  Herrick has been a part of the Cotter football program for several years as an assistant coach and is regarded highly by the other coaches and players....

G-E-T Athlete Going Division I


G-E-T senior Annalese Lamke has decided to play college basketball at Northern Illinois next year.  Lamke accepted a scholarship to play at the Division I school after averaging 18.2 points and 9.6 rebounds this last season.   She was the C

Softball Playoff Results


The Cotter softball team lost in the Section 1AA championship game Thursday falling to number one ranked Kasson-Mantorville 10-0 in five innings.  The Ramblers were shut down by Purdue recruit Maddie Damon who limited Cotter to one hit while striking

Section Track Results


Winona High qualified two athletes for state on the first day of competition at the Section 1AA track meet.  Audrey Scharmer won the discus competition and Erin Perkins also qualified for state after finishing second in the long jump.....

Cotter-Coach


Cotter Schools has announced they are excited to welcome their new Head Football Coach, Jamie Herrick.
 

Thursday Local Schedule


The Cotter softball team gets another chance at number one ranked Kasson-Mantorville today when the Ramblers play the Komets in the Section 1AA championship at 5:00 in Austin....

Chiefs Get Extra Innings Win


The Winona Chiefs went to extra innings to beat Zumbrota 7-6 in ten innings.   Travis Hengel walked with the bases loaded in the tenth to provide the winning run....

Arcadia Softball Teams Heads to Regional Final


Taylor Haines threw a no-hitter for the Arcadia softball team as the Raiders beat La Crosse Aquinas 2-0 on Wednesday in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal....

Section 1A Track Meet Day Results


The Section 1A track meet began yesterday at Paul Giel Field.  Only one running event was a final and that was the 3200 meter run.  Austin O’Hare of Rushford-Peterson/Houston finished second in the race....

Lewiston-Altura Boys Qualify For State Golf Meet


The Lewiston-Altura boys’ golf team is heading to the state meet after winning the Section 1A title Tuesday afternoon.  The Cardinals edged rival Rushford-Peterson by four strokes....

Winona State Adds Two Basketball Recruits


The Winona State men’s basketball team completed its recruiting class with a pair of commitments, adding a local prep standout and a junior college transfer...

Cotter Softball Team Makes It To Section Championship Game


The Cotter softball team is headed to the Section 1AA championship game after going 1-1 on Tuesday....

Mississippi Thunder Speedway May 23rd Results


As Severson Oil Company continued their support of local dirt track racing at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY, Brad Waits continued his winning ways at the banked, black-clay 1/3-mile oval in Fountain City, WI....

Tuesday Local Schedule


Today the Cotter softball team faces a huge challenge as the Ramblers take on number one ranked Kasson-Mantorville in the Section 1AA tournament at 5:00 in Austin....

Winona High Baseball Team Ends Season at Section Tournament


The Winona High baseball team ended its season in the Section 1AAA tournament on Memorial Day falling to Red Wing 3-2...

Wabasha-Kellogg Moves On in Section Baseball Tournament


In the Section 1A baseball tournament Monday Wabasha-Kellogg beat Lewiston-Altura   7-3.   Lewiston-Altura then lost to Chatfield 7-2 to end the Cardinals’ season....

Friday Prep Scoreboard


Section 1AA Softball
Cotter  12
Caledonia-Spring Grove  4

Cotter plays Kasson-Mantorville Saturday at 5pm

Section 1AAA Softball
Winona High  5
Austin   1

Farmington  4
Winona High  3  

Friday Local Schedule


The softball playoffs take center stage again today and Cotter will play 10th ranked Spring Grove/Caledonia in the Section 1AA East Sub-Section final in St. Charles.....