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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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Fri
15
Jan
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Lady Storm edge Windom in overtime

Hallie Watzke had a goal and assist during a 2-1 overtime win over Windom Area, Saturday.

The Lady Storm picked up its third conference win of the season with a 2-1 overtime victory at Windom Area, Saturday.  Earlier in the week, MBA dropped a 12-0 decision at Detroit Lakes last Tuesday night and lost by an 8-1 score to Luverne, Friday night in Benson.
 

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Fri
15
Jan
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KMS girls edged by Tracy, but earn close win over RTR

Samantha Gjerde pulls up for a jumper in the lane during the Saints’ 51-50 loss to Tracy Area last Tuesday night in Murdock.

A week that started off with a tough 51-50 loss to Tracy Area ended on a high note as the Saints rebounded with a 60-57 win at RTR, Thursday followed by a 80-31 rout of Hope Academy, Saturday at home.

The Saints improved to 7-5 overall and 4-3 in the Camden North Conference with the two wins and now head into the meat of the conference schedule.  This week, KMS was set to host Minneota, Tuesday (yesterday), followed by a game at YME, Friday.

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Fri
15
Jan
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Hagen and Ahrndt lead gymnasts to two more wins

Mariah Ahrndt has been a consistent top performer for the gymastics team this season and has a high all-around score of 34.675.

The Benson-KMS-Montevideo gymnasts improved to 6-0 overall with a pair of wins over Litchfield-Dassel-Cokato and Long Prairie-GE-Browerville last week.

The Fighting Braves scored 133.2 points last Tuesday night during the win at Litchfield-DC, and then scored 131.725 points in easily beating LPGE-Browerville, Thursday night in Benson.
 

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Fri
15
Jan
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Benson girls fall to ACGC in one of best chances for win

Amanda Nissen tries to dribble past Sauk Centre’s Madison Greenwaldt during a 70-25 loss to Sauk Centre last Tuesday night in Benson.

The Benson girls basketball team went 0-3 to start the New Year, losing home games to Sauk Centre last Tuesday night (70-25) and to Atwater-CGC, Thursday (47-32) before losing at Minnewaska Area, Friday, 71-36.
 

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Thu
07
Jan
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Benson boys split games at Redwood Tourney

Adam Lindahl, shown going in for a fastbreak layup, had 52 points for Benson during a pair of games at Redwood.

The Benson boys basketball team split its games at the Redwood Valley Invitational, last Wednesday and Thursday at Redwood  Valley High School where former graduate Aaron Lindahl coaches the Redwood boys basketball team...
 

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Thu
07
Jan
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Lady Storm rout Worthington, 11-1

Whitney Demarais (9) had two assists during MBA’s 11-1 win over Worthington.

The Lady Storm snapped a six-game losing streak with an 11-1 victory at Worthington, Saturday.  Kelsey Rajewsky and Hallie Watzke had three goals each to lead the Lady Storm, who had nine different skaters earn at least one point each...
 

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