Sports

Wed
03
Feb
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Saints drop Camden game to MACCRAY

Weston Gjerde (13) brings the ball upcourt for the Saints during their game against Benson last Tuesday night in Kerkhoven as teammate Tanner Rohner races to get into position.

The KMS boys lost two games last week to drop to 2-18 overall.  Only six regular-season games remain on the schedule for the Saints.
KMS opened up action last week with a 75-62 home loss to Benson last Tuesday night.  A recap of that game can be found in separate story beginning on page 1B.

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Wed
03
Feb
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MBA boys still looking for much-needed win

Kevin Meixel (11) helps out goalie Tony Bruns by blocking a shot attempt by Marshall during a 7-1 loss last Tuesday night.

The MBA boys hockey team fell three times last week to extend its losing streak to eight games.  The Storm lost to Marshall last Tuesday night in Benson (7-1), at Breckenridge-Wahpeton, Thursday (6-2), and at Red Lake Falls, Friday (5-0).

The Storm have scored just 31 goals so far this season through 19 games, including seven in the last eight games, all losses.

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Wed
03
Feb
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Braves top KMS and YME

Braves boys basketball team tops KMS

The Benson boys basketball team picked up two non-conference wins last week to improve to 8-10 overall.

The Braves opened up the week with an 88-80 loss to ACGC, but Benson bounced back with a 75-62 win at KMS, last Tuesday Night, and a 75-52 home win against YME, Friday.

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Wed
03
Feb
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Lady Storm open up playoffs this Thursday

A Marshall skater (right) skates around the back of the net before being stopped on a shot by MBA goalie Abbey Hoffman as Nicole Berens (16) skates over to help out.

The MBA Lady Storm are set to open up the playoffs, Thursday (tomorrow) with a Section 6A quarterfinal game at Prairie Centre or Fergus Falls.

MBA fell to Marshall last Tuesday in Benson, 7-2, and was also set to close out the regular-season with a game at Northern Lakes (Pequot Lakes), but results of the that game and stats from the Marshall game were not available.
 

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Wed
03
Feb
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Saints edge Braves in non-conference clash

Ashley Just (14) defends against Benson’s Amanda Nissen during the Saints’ 61-51 victory, Thursday in Kerkhoven.

The Benson girls basketball team took KMS to the wire before losing a non-conference game at Kerkhoven, Thursday night, 61-51.  Earlier in the week, the Braves were routed by Sauk Centre (82-24) and one night after the loss to KMS, Benson was doubled up by BOLD, 60-23.
 

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Fri
22
Jan
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KMS girls lose two games and starter

Ashley Just dribbles into the lane during a recent home game for the Saints against Tracy last week.

The KMS girls had a week they’d just as soon forget last week.  The Saints  lost at home to Minneota last Tuesday night, 56-38, and then were routed by Yellow Medicine East, Friday in Granite Falls, 84-39.
 

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Fri
22
Jan
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Benson boys split with BOLD, Waska

Layton Connelly (left) maneuvers around a BOLD opponent during the Braves’ 79-69 win last Monday in Benson.

The Benson boys basketball team split a pair of conference games last week at home.  The Braves, now 6-7 overall and 1-4 in the WCC, opened up last week’s action with a 79-69 victory over BOLD, last Monday night, but then fell to Minnewaska Area, Thursday night at home, 65-56.
 

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Fri
22
Jan
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KMS and Pipestone both go 3-0 at KMS home tourney

Brandin Dahl (top) was one of four KMS wrestlers who went 3-0 during the KMS Tourney.  The other 3-0 wrestlers were Jon Tostenson, Karter VanHeuveln, and Colton Kinney.

The KMS wrestling team went 3-0 at a home tourney, Friday night, but still had to settle for a tie with Pipestone Area for the overall team title at the six-team tourney.
 

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Fri
22
Jan
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Braves win 8-of-14 in beating BOLD

Mitch Koosmann (left) shown lifting his BOLD opponent before recording a pin, earned his 75th career victory during the win over the Warriors.  Both Koosmann and teammate Grant Ascheman are ranked eighth in state.

The Benson wrestling team won its fourth match of the season last Tuesday night in Benson with a 47-25 victory over BOLD.  The win also raised the Braves’ WCC record to 2-4.
 

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Fri
15
Jan
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MBA Storm shut out by Windom, 7-0

Tony Bruns (right) gets help from Kevin Meixel (11) and Cole Watzke (16) during a game against Windom earlier this season.

After scoring eight goals in its previous game, an 8-0 victory over Worthington, the MBA Storm were shut out for the fourth time this season during a 7-0 loss at Windom Area, Saturday.  MBA, which dropped to 2-10 overall and 2-3 in the Southwest Conference, has scored 11 goals during its two wins, but only 13 in its 10 losses combined.
 

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