Wild Finish In Game One Gives Saint Mary's Baseball Team a Split

Thursday and the Saint Mary’s baseball team split a doubleheader with Carleton College winning the first game 9-8 while losing the second game 4-3. In the first game St. Mary’s scored four times in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull it out

Cotter Baseball Team Gets First Win

The Cotter baseball team picked up its first win of the season beating Fillmore Central 6-1.....

Winona High Baseball Team Loses One-Run Game

Winona High baseball team lost to Austin Thursday 5-4 to drop to 0-2 on the season....

Cotter Offense Struggles In Loss To Fillmore Central/Lanesboro

The Cotter softball team had just three hits Thursday and lost to Fillmore Central/Lanesboro 4-0.  The Ramblers had scored 20 runs in their first two games of the season.  Katie Nachtigal had two of the Ramblers' three hits and she is now 8-

Winona High Golf Results

The Winona High boys’ golf team finished fifth at the Decorah Invitational on Thursday....

Thursday Local Schedule

Today on the local schedule the Saint Mary’s softball team will travel to Hamline for a MIAC game....

Winona State Basketball Assistant Coach Gets Head Coaching Job

Winona State men’s basketball associate head coach Tom Brown has resigned from his position at Winona State to accept the head coaching job at West Texas A&M....

Winona State Softball Team Back in National Rankings

The Winona State softball team has moved back into the national rankings this week after sweeping NSIC leader Minnesota State-Mankato on Tuesday.....

Wednesday Local Schedule

The Saint Mary’s baseball team is scheduled to be back in action today when they host Carleton in a MIAC doubleheader weather permitting....

Winona State Softball Team Gets Big Doubleheader Sweep

The Winona State softball team swept a pair of games against NSIC leader Minnesota State-Mankato at Alumni Field Tuesday afternoon....

Winona State Baseball Team Gets Great Pitching in Split With Wayne State

The Winona State baseball team earned a split with Wayne State Tuesday afternoon....while striking

Saint Mary's Baseball Team Drops Two To Saint Mary's

The Saint Mary’s baseball team lost a doubleheader to 14th ranked St. Thomas Tuesday....

Nachtigal Named Athlete of the Week

This week’s Winona Radio athlete of the week is Cotter softball player Katie Nachtigal.  Last week Nachtigal had a monster game against Wabasha-Kellogg in the Ramblers’ 9-3 win....

Tuesday Local Schedule

The Winona State softball team plays a big doubleheader today when the Warriors host NSIC leader Minnesota State-Mankato.....

Winona Radio Athlete of the Week Grace Ping Accomplishing Big Things

This week’s Winona Radio athlete of the week is 10-year old Grace Ping of Winona.   Ping is accomplishing some extraordinary things running at a very young age.....

Winona State Baseball Team Loses a Chance at Doubleheader Sweep

The Winona State baseball team split a pair of games on the road at Southwest Minnesota State.  Winona State got a pair of homeruns in the first game and won 8-5....

Winona High Boys Dominate Mondovi Meet

The Winona High boys’ and girls’ track teams took part in the Mondovi Indoor Meet at Saint Mary’s and the Winhawk boys dominated the competition bringing home six first place finishes.....

Winona State Softball Team Bounces Back With Sweep

The 19th ranked Winona State softball team bounced back from a doubleheader loss at the hands of Minot State Saturday and beat Mary in a doubleheader on Sunday....

Alec Brown Heads To California To Get Ready For NBA Draft

Winona native Alec Brown is ready to take the next step in his life after completing his college basketball career at UW-Green Bay earlier in March....

Pictured with Sports Director, Paul Van Beek

C-FC's Lisowski Named All-State

Cochrane-Fountain City boys’ basketball player Cale Lisowski has been named honorable mention all-state.....

Three Rivers Conference Announces All-Conference Basketball Teams

The Three Rivers Conference has announced their all-conference basketball team.  Conference champion Rushford-Peterson has three players on the all-conference team in Alex Vix, Cole Kingsley and Charlie Krambee....

Brown Named All-American

Winona High graduate Alec Brown’s college career has ended on a high note as the senior has been named to the 2014 Lou Henson All-American team.....

Winona State Baseballl Team Drops Two To Augustana

It was a rough afternoon for the Winona State baseball team on Wednesday as the Warriors dropped a non-conference doubleheader to Augustana 9-1 and 9-3....

Winona High's Scharmer Named All-State

Winona High senior basketball player Audrey Scharmer has been named honorable mention all-state by the Associated Press....

Rushford-Peterson boys basketball fall in state championship

The Rushford-Peterson boys basketball team fell to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in the section 1A state championship this afternoon, 52-40. The Trojans were lead by Alex Vix with 12 points and Cole Kingsley with 11. Alex Vix, Cole Kingsley and Austin O'Hare were named to the all-tournament team. RP finished the season 31-2, the most wins in school history.

Rushford-Peterson Pulls Out Semifinal Win

The Rushford-Peterson boys survived a last second shot to win a Class 1A semifinal game Friday afternoon 53-51 against Maranatha Christian.   The Trojans led by two with 5.5 seconds left and Marantha Christian took the ball out just after halfcourt.   The Mustangs dribbled into the front court and took a three-pointer from the left wing that bounced off the rim just before the buzzer sounded.

Rushford-Peterson led by as many as fourteen points in the first half and led by ten at the half.   The Trojans had a chance to put the game away in the final minute but missed two front ends of one and one free throw attempts.   Maranatha Christian beat Rushford-Peterson in last year's semifinals.

Austin O'Hare led R-P with 14 points while Cole Kingsley had 13 points and 8 rebounds.   The Trojans improve to 31-1 and they will take on top ranked Belrose-Brooten-Elrosa in the state championship game on Saturday at noon at the Target Center.  The game can be heard on K Country 99.3 starting at 11:50.

R-P Boys Win!

The Rushford-Peterson Boys Basketball team is moving on to the State Championship Game Tomorrow at Noon (pre-game at 11:45 on K-Dub Country 99.3) as the defeated Maranantha Academy 53-51. Congratulations and Good Luck!

Caledonia Basketball

Caledonia will play in the Class 2A semifinals on Saturday when the Warriors take on top seed Annandale at 6:00 at the Target Center.

Austin Basketball

Austin will play in the Class 3A state title game for the second straight season after blowing out Holy Family Catholic Thursday in the semifinals 70-42.  The Packers will play two-time defending state champion DeLaSalle who beat Austin in last year’s championship game.

Rushford-Peterson High School Girls Basketball

The Rushford-Peterson girls lost in the Section 1A final Thursday night falling to Goodhue 75-38.   Brianna Koop(Cope) led the Trojans with 13 as they finish the season 23-5.

Rushford-Peterson High School Boys Basketball

The Rushford-Peterson boys’ basketball team earned their third straight trip to the Class 1A semifinals after beating Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 71-63 in the quarterfinals Thursday.   Rushford-Peterson never trailed in the game after jumping out to a 9-0 lead to start the game.  The Trojans shot 52 percent from the field but made 8 of 20 threes.   R-P’s defense forced 21 turnovers and they grabbed 14 steals which led to 23 points off of turnovers.
            Cole Kinglsey led Rushford-Peterson with 18 points shooting 8 of 11 from the field.  Austin O’Hare hit four three-pointers and had 14 points while Jorli Hauge finished with a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds.    R-P was outrebounded by 11 and shot just 9 of 20 from the free throw line.
            Third seeded Rushford-Peterson will play the second seed Maranatha Christian in the semifinals on Friday at 2:00 at the Target Center.   Maranatha Christian beat Rushford-Peterson in last year’s semifinals 61-46.    Rushford-Peterson is now 30-1 on the season.
            Friday’s state semifinal game can be heard on K-Dub Country 99.3 starting at 1:45.

Sherels-Vikings, Gophers

Friday was a big day for the Sherels brothers from Rochester, Minnesota. The Vikings re-signed cornerback/punt returner Marcus Sherels and the University of Minnesota named Mike Sherels linebackers coach.

Friday Scoreboard

BOYS BASKETBALL:                                            GIRLS BASKETBALL:
Winona High  49                                                     Winona High  51  
Faribault  43                                                           Faribault   29 

Southland  90                                                         Southland  65  
Cotter  83                                                               Cotter   48

Rushford-Peterson  71                                              G-E-T  62
St. Charles  43                                                         Blair-Taylor  36

Caledonia  92                                                           Arcadia  42 
Wabasha-Kellogg  75                                                Westby  15 

Houston  93                                                              C-FC  50
Leroy-Ostrander  71                                                   Lincoln  38

Chatfield  67                                                              Wabasha-Kellogg  82
Dover-Eyota  62                                                         Caledonia   55

                                                                                 Lewiston-Altura  50
                                                                                 Fillmore-Central  9

 Mens Basketball                                                        Womens Basketball
WSU  89                                                                    WSU 69
St. Cloud State  68                                                      St. Cloud State  59

Friday Prep Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:                                                     Girls Basketball:
Winona High-46                                                       Winona High-57
Austin-62                                                                 Austin-45

Cotter-64                                                                  Cotter-55
Kingsland-61                                                             Kingsland-43

Rushford-Peterson-63                                                 St. Charles-75
Lewiston-Altura-39                                                      Fillmore Central-71

Fillmore Central-50                                                     Alma/Pepin-50
St. Charles-46                                                            C-FC-43

C-FC-70                                                                     Chatfield-80
Lincoln-63                                                                   Wabasha-Kellogg-44



G-E-T -42

Mens Basketball:                                                           Womens Basketball:
WSU-78                                                                         WSU-71
Augustana-62                                                                 Augustana-80

Four Local Athletes To Compete at Winona State

 Four local athletes signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at Winona State.  Two current Winona High athletes have signed letters of intent to play football at Winona State next year.....

Front row (l to r): Terran Cross, Vincent Pham, Erin Perkins
Back row (l to r); Brad Berzinski, WAPS Activities Director, John Cassellius, Winhawk football coach, Jed Reisetter, track coach; Tim Gleason, track coach

Winona State Hires New Volleyball Coach

Winona State has hired a new volleyball coach in Joe Getzin.  Getzin was the head coach at the University of Mississippi for 12 years before being let go after last season.....

Friday Scoreboard

Friday Scores
Men’s BB                                                                    Women’s BB
Winona State  64                                                            Winona State  44
Northern State  53                                                          Northern State  58
Boys BB                                                                      Girls BB
Winona High  48                                                        Winona High  55
Mankato East  45                                                      Mankato East  67
Hope Lutheran  65                                           
LeRoy-Ostrander  56                                                  
Cotter  64                                                                     C-FC  41
Wabasha-Kellogg  63                                                   Eleva-Strum  24
Rushford-Peterson  80                                                  Arcadia  50
Fillmore Central  47                                                       G-E-T   44

Friday Prep Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:                                                      Girls Basketball:
Winona-61                                                                  Winona-58
Mankato West-57  0T                                                  Mankato West-48

Caledonia-60                                                               Dover-Eyota-81
Rushord-Peterson-49                                                    Cotter-55

Dover-Eyota-64                                                            Wabasha-Kellogg-59
Cotter-61                                                                     St. Charles-56 

St. Charles-71                                                             

Friday Prep Scoreboard

Warrior Club Tournament: Boys                                    Warrior Club Tournament: Girls
Cotter-60                                                                      Cotter-56
C-FC-57                                                                        C-FC-33

Kaukama-77                                                                  Winona High-66
Winona High-51                                                             Stewartville-27


Boys Basketball:                                                            Girls Basketball:

Rushford-Peterson-75                                                    Markesan-39
La Crescent-45                                                               G-E-T-  35


G-E-T- 56

Friday Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:                                     Girls Basketball:
Mankato East-76   OT                             Mankato East-68
Winona High-71                                      Winona High-47
Cotter-73                                                Cotter-49
St. Charles-65                                         St. Charles-43
G-E-T-48                                                 Dover-Eyota-79
Arcadia-41                                               Lewiston-Altura-39
C-FC-65                                                  Plainview/Elgin/Millville-70
Melrose/Mindoro-50                                  Wabasha/Kellogg-46
Rushford-Peterson-80                               Rushford-Peterson-68
Southland-39                                            Southland-56
College Basketball Mens:                         College Basketball Women:
WSU-71                                                   Concordia-St. Paul-63
Concordia –St. Paul-69                              WSU-57

Friday Prep Scoreboard

Chatfield beat Minneota/Lincoln HI 17-7 at the Metrodome Friday in Class AA football, the school's first state title since 1996.

Grand Meadow defeated Underwood 28-6 to win the State Championship in 9-man football.

Friday Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:                                                       Men's College Hockey:

Cotter-61                                                                   Saint John's-4
Lewiston-Altura-33                                                      Saint Mary's-3




Plainview-Elgin Millville-90
St. Charles-76

La Crescent-65

Friday Scoreboard

WIAA Divison 7 Football Playoffs:                           Mens College Basketball at Puerto Rico:
Glenwood City- 30                                                 Winona State-67 
Pepin/Alma-8                                                        American University-56

Mens Hockey:                                                       College Volleyball: 
St. Thomas-3                                                         Minnesota-Duluth-3
Saint Marys-1                                                        Winona State-0  

Friday Scoreboard

Football                                                                                                      Volleyball

Indpendence/Gilmanton  15                                                         Northern State 3
Cochrane-Fountain City    14                                                        Winona State   0

Arcadia  20                                                                                         Rochester Mayo 3
Durand  14                                                                                         Winona High      1

Black River Falls  29
G-E-T                      28

Friday Prep Scoreboard


C-FC  46
Alma Center Lincoln 14

Arcadia 20
G-E-T  14

Friday Scoreboard

Football:                                                                              Volleyball:

Rochester Mayo-33                                                           SW MN State-3  
Winona High- 14                                                                WSU-0

St. Charles-50                                                                    St. Mary's-3
Cotter-18                                                                              North Park-1

Lewiston-Altura-36                                                             St. Mary's-3
Dover-Eyota-12                                                                    UW-Oskosh-2




G-E-T 38


Friday Night Scoreboard


Winona High-29






St. Charles-13

Grand Meadow-50

Friday Prep Scoreboard

Friday Scores
Football                                                                           Volleyball
Winona High   0                                                            Winona State  3 
Owatonna       49                                                           St. Joseph’s  1
Lewiston-Altura   13                                                        Winona State   3
Pine Island   22                                                        NW Missouri State  2
C-FC   58                                                                        Saint Mary’s  3
Augusta   6                                                                     Aurora  0
Arcadia  28                                                                     Saint Mary’s  3
Black River Falls  25                                                      Marian  1
                                                                                    Women’s Soccer
G-E-T  24
West Salem  16                                                       Winona State   0
                                                                                    Central Missouri  0
Houston  20                                   
Mabel-Canton  26
St. Charles  30              
Dover-Eyota 18                  
Caledonia   53                   
Wabasha-Kellogg  18               

Friday Football Scores

Friday Scores: Football                                                                      

Cotter  0                               
Rochester Lourdes  61                                                                                  

Rushford-Peterson  14
Fillmore Central  13
Lewiston-Altura   9                                                                                 
Plainview-Elgin-Millville   26                                                                                 
Houston   34                                       
 Lanesboro   36
Wabasha-Kellogg   14                           
Chatfield   39                         
C-FC     30                      
Necedah   41
Arcadia   44                                                       
Whitehall  12    

Junior Golf Final Results

Josh Hanson finished the Around the County Junior Golf Tournament Friday with a 40-shot victory over his nearest opponent.

County Golf Tournament

Josh Hanson carries a nine-shot lead into the third round of the Around the County Junior Golf Tournament Wednesday.         

LeJetz Fall to Rochester

From Friday's First District Legion Baseball Tournament:

Rochester Patriots- 7
Winona LeJetz- 0

The LeJetz will continue play in the tournament today

High School Remodel

As the school year winds down at Winona Senior High school faculty and staff have been busy preparing for a remodeling project that will get underway in June.                 

Education Bill

The Legislature has sent Governor Mark Dayton a school funding bill that boosts education spending in a number of areas.   The Senate passed the bill Sunday by a vote of 41-26. The House signed off on the bill hours earlier in a 2 a.m. vote on Sunday.

Police Bike Auction

91 bicycles and numerous other items will be on the auction block on Wednesday when the annual City of Winona spring auction takes place. 

5-20-13 Kill: 11:00 am Tuesday

Police said 22 year old Taylor Nicholas Gleason was jailed after he was cited with alleged drug violations last Thursday.                 

Drug Bust--Lake Village

Two people were cited with felony drug violations when local authorities conducted a search of a residence in the Lake Village Mobilehome Park on Friday.                  

Unpermitted Fire

The Winona County Sheriff's Department said a Dakota man was cited for having no burn permit after four fire departments were called to a Dakota area residence last Thursday to battle a fire that got out of control.       

Mulligan's Brawl

Winona Police said two people were jailed early Saturday following what has been described as a brawl outside a downtown bar.             

Storm Damage--Winona County

Winona County authorities said a building in St. Charles was damaged along with downed trees and power lines in other parts of the county following Sunday night's storm that dumped more than two inches of rain on some areas.

Local Storm Impacts

A powerful band of storms with strong winds and heavy rain uprooted trees, flooded roads and caused structural damage in southeastern Minnesota...including western Winona County.   Some residents in Stewartville headed for the basement Sunday when th

Concrete Plant

The Goodview City Council will continue a public hearing Monday on a request to locate a proposed ready-mix concrete manufacturing plant near the Michael La Canne Memorial Park.              

Session Adjournment Nears

Come midnight, the Minnesota Legislature's 2013 session will be history.   But some must-pass items have yet to get final approval.



Saturday Sports Update

Winona State University takes on Central Oklahoma Saturday in Game 2 of their NCAA Division II Super Regional Matchup.  Central Oklahoma defeated WSU 5 to 2 on Friday.  The two teams are back on the diamond at 2:00pm on Saturday.  If needed, Game 3 will be at 4:30pm.

The start time for Saturday's Cotter and Stewartville softball game was incorrectly reported in the media today.  That game is at 11:00am.

Also Saturday is final registration for Winona Winstars 5-10 year old fastpitch softball.  It is at Wesley United Methodist Church from 9:00am until 11:00am.