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Wed
16
Jan
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Braves fall to Lakers and Morris Area Tigers

Cole Hedman drives around a Laker player on the way to the basket.

The Benson boys basketball team was held to 101 total points in losing to Minnewaska Area (67-50) and Morris Area (72-51) last week.  The Braves fell to 2-8 overall and 2-5 in the conference with the two losses, coming through with the two lowest point totals of the season for Benson.

Will Enderson provided most of the offense for Benson last week with games of 23 points at home last Tuesday versus the Lakers and adding 19 more during the game against the Tigers, Friday at home.

Benson has its 10th home game in the season’s first 11 games, Monday versus Hancock before going on the road for five-straight games, beginning with a game  at Montevideo, Tuesday (yesterday) and at ACGC, Thursday (tomorrow).  

The Braves lost to Hancock in the Case IH Invitational title game this year and picked up their only two wins of the season earlier this season against Monte and ACGC...
 

Wed
16
Jan
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Benson wrestlers fall twice at ACGC tri

Alex Wrobleski (top) is having a great season for the Braves, including a pin above during the Braves Wrestling Classic.

The Benson wrestling team lost twice at the ACGC triangular, Friday, losing a close match to the Morris Area Tigers, 36-33, and also losing to a strong ACGC team, 49-19.

The Braves fell to 2-3 in the conference and 6-4 overall with the two losses.  Benson was also supposed to compete at the Parkers Prairie Invitational, Saturday, but results were not available by presstime.

This week, the Braves were set to host Paynesville, Tuesday (yesterday) before competing at the KMS Invitational, Friday afternoon...
 

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PICTURED: Alex Wrobleski (top) is having a great season for the Braves, including a pin above during the Braves Wrestling Classic.
 

Wed
16
Jan
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KMS boys fall twice

KMS boys fall twice

The KMS boys basketball team fell below .500 for the first time this season after losing two games last week to Tracy Area (64-56) and RTR (76-54).  The Saints, who won their first three games to open up the season, dropped to 5-6 overall and 3-4 in the conference with the two losses.

KMS has only one game scheduled this week.  The Saints were set to host CGB, Tuesday (yesterday) before getting ready for a game at YME, Tuesday, Jan. 22...

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Wed
09
Jan
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Braves play tough against BOLD

Will Enderson is fouled while driving upcourt during the Braves’ 77-62 loss to BOLD, Thursday night in Benson.  The Braves stayed with the Warriors for most of the first half before BOLD took charge in the second half.

The Benson boys basketball team stayed with BOLD for over half of the game before the Warriors picked things up in the second half and went on to a 77-62 victory, Thursday night in Benson.

BOLD, playing without one of its top players, stayed perfect for the season with the 15-point win.

The Braves were tied at 21-21 and were still within a few points until BOLD went on a late run to go into halftime with a 34-28 lead.  The Warriors then outscored the Braves 43-34 in a high-scoring second half.

Benson fell to 2-3 in the WCC and 2-6 overall with the loss heading into this week’s home games with Minnewaska Area, Tuesday (yesterday) and against Morris Area-CA, Friday...

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Wed
09
Jan
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Four-goal third period lifts MBA boys to 5-3 victory over Worthington

The puck was originally stopped short of the goalline by MBA goalie Brady Backman, but despite the help of Mike Halvorson (19) and Tyler Buss (14), the puck eventually rolled across the line for the first Redwood goal.

The MBA boys hockey team rallied from a 3-2 deficit to beat Worthington, Saturday in Benson, 5-3.  The win snapped a three-game losing skid for the Storm, who also lost at home to Mayville-Portland, during its only game of the Benson Holiday Tournament (due to weather), Dec. 29 (6-0), and also lost a home game with Redwood Valley, Tuesday (6-0).

During the win over Worthington, MBA trailed 3-2 with 12:15 left in the game before Will Breuer scored two goals in a row and Jack Riley added another with 1:53 left to give the Storm a much-needed win.

The Storm are 4-6 overall just short of the halfway point in the season.  MBA has three games scheduled this week beginning with a game at Big Lake, Monday, and continuing with a game at Breckenridge-Wahpeton, Thursday (tomorrow) and at Fairmont, Saturday...

Wed
09
Jan
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Ricard leads Benson girls to win over Montevideo

Claire Ricard (left) dribbles downcourt for the Benson girls basketball team, which earned its fourth win of the season last week with a 51-37 victory over Montevideo.

The Benson girls basketball team split a pair of games last week, losing a game at Prinsburg, Thursday (51-44), but coming back one night later to rout Montevideo at home (51-37).

The Braves improved to 4-7 overall and 2-3 in the WCC with the win as Claire Ricard poured in 21 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Benson to the win.

This week, the Braves were set to play at Hancock, Tuesday (yesterday), host KMS, Thursday (tomorrow), and host Minnewaska for a rare Saturday afternoon game, beginning at 1 p.m...

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Wed
09
Jan
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BKMS gymnasts place fourth at loaded Marshall Meet

With two of her teammates watching from behind, Taylor Rohner-Swart competes on the uneven bars for the Benson-KMS gymnastics team.

The Benson-KMS gymnastics team placed fourth of seven teams at the Marshall Invitational, Saturday.  Willmar won the meet by six points over New Ulm, while Redwood Valley was third, Benson-KMS fourth, Marshall fifth, Windom Area sixth, and Pipestone seventh.

Benson-KMS, which scored 129.475 team points, was led by Mariah Ahrndt, who was the only Fighting Braves gymnast to place among the top five.

Benson-KMS was set to host Redwood Valley, Tuesday (yesterday) before preparing for a meet at Melrose Area, Thursday, Jan. 17...

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PICTURED: With two of her teammates watching from behind, Taylor Rohner-Swart competes on the uneven bars for the Benson-KMS gymnastics team.

Wed
09
Jan
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Braves Wrestling Classic

Jared Knutson records a pin for Benson.  Turn to page 7B for complete results of the tournament.

The Benson wrestling team hosted the Braves Wrestling Classic, Saturday, Dec. 29, placing third of 10 teams. 

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PICTURED: Jared Knutson records a pin for Benson. 

 

Wed
02
Jan
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Ricard, Berreau, and Lundebrek lead Benson girls to third win of season

Kaitlyn Berreau goes up for a shot and is fouled during a recent game in Benson as teammates Hannah Andrews (far left), Claire Ricard (11), and Olivia Hoffman (22) look on.  The Braves topped ACGC last week for their third win.

The Benson girls basketball team closed out the 2018 portion of its schedule with a 54-43 home win over Atwater-CGC, Friday, Dec. 21.  Claire Ricard, Kaitlyn Berreau, and Abby Lundebrek all scored in double figures for the Braves, who improved to 3-6 overall and 1-3 in the WCC.

The Braves are set to continue with their season, Thursday, Jan. 3 at Prinsburg CMCS followed by a home game with Montevideo, Friday, Jan. 4...

 

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Pictured: Kaitlyn Berreau goes up for a shot and is fouled during a recent game in Benson as teammates Hannah Andrews (far left), Claire Ricard (11), and Olivia Hoffman (22) look on.  The Braves topped ACGC last week for their third win.
 

Wed
02
Jan
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Ten teams to compete at Braves Wrestling Classic

Ten teams to compete at Braves Wrestling Classic

The Benson wrestling team was set to host the Benson Braves Wrestling Classic at 10 a.m., Saturday in the senior high and auxiliary gyms.

The Braves are 4-1 overall after routing Ortonville just before the holiday break.

Also set to compete at the Benson Invitational are Ortonville, Fergus Falls, Canby, Morris Area, Tracy Area, Quad County, Crosby-Ironton, Border West, and Norwood-Young America.

Dylan Stewart and Brady Ascheman lead the Braves with nine wins each this season, while Adam Koosmann and Thomas Dineen each had eight victories, and Hunter Mondor has seven.

After the Benson Invitational, the Braves have some time off to prepare for a triangular at ACGC (Morris Area also there), Friday, Jan. 11, and the Parkers Prairie Invitational, Saturday, Jan. 12.

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