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Wed
12
Jan
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Storm earn fifth victory with shutout of Breckenridge-Wahpeton

The MBA boys hockey team had a pair of shutout decisions last week, beating Breckenridge-Wahpeton by a 4-0 shutout, Thursday night in Morris, but also falling by a 6-0 shutout at Mayville-Portland, Friday.  No information was received on the Mayville-Portland game by presstime.  It was the first shutout loss of the season for the Storm, who are now 5-6-1 overall.
The Storm also had a game scheduled last Tuesday at Prairie Centre, but that game was postponed until Thursday, Feb. 17 due to weather.
This week, MBA is set to skate at Willmar, Thursday (tomorrow) and host Marshall, Saturday in Benson.

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Wed
12
Jan
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Benson boys fall to Morris and Lakeview

The Benson boys basketball team is 2-8 overall after the first 10 games of the season.  During last week’s action, the Braves lost at Morris Area-CA, Thursday, 79-36, and also lost at home to Lakeview, Saturday, 72-50.
The Braves had also been scheduled to play at Swanville last Tuesday night, but that game was postponed to Thursday, Jan. 27 due to weather.
This week, Benson was set to play at KMS, Tuesday (yesterday) before coming home for a game against BOLD, Thursday (tomorrow).
No statistics were available for the Morris Area and Lakeview games, but in the results that follow is information about the Braves’ games at the RTR Holiday Tourney, Dec. 28-29.

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Thu
06
Jan
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KMS wrestlers second and Benson fourth at Braves Wrestling Classic

The Benson wrestling team hosted the Braves Wrestling Classic, Friday, with Tracy Area winning the 8-team title.  
KMS, which finished second, had three individual champions with Trey Gunderson (106 pounds), Noah Johnson (120), and Coy Gunderson (160), while Benson, which finished fourth overall, had two individual titleists in Nathan Bolduc (170) and Thomas Dineen (195).
This week, Benson was set to take part in a quadrangular at Montevideo, Thursday (tomorrow) and the Milbank Invitational, Saturday, while KMS was set to compete at Osakis, Friday, and at the Ogilvie Tourney, Saturday.
Thomas Dineen is still undefeated at 14-0 and ranked first in state for the Braves through the 2021 portion of the schedule while Trey Gunderson is undefeated at 16-0 for the Saints and is ranked first in state at 106 pounds.

Thu
06
Jan
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Lady Storm earn first win over International Falls

The MBA Lady Storm earned their first win of the season during the opening round of the Benson Holiday Girls Hockey Tourney.
MBA beat International Falls, 8-1, in the first game last Tuesday afternoon before losing to Litchfield-DC in the championship game last Wednesday, 10-1.
The Lady Storm, now 1-10 overall, have three home games scheduled this week, beginning with a game in Benson against St. Peter, Tuesday (yesterday) and continuing with a doubleheader against Visitation in Morris, Friday night and Saturday.
No statistics were received from the coaches for the International Falls game.

Thu
06
Jan
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Storm claim title at home tournament

The MBA boys hockey team earned the championship at the Storm Hockey Classic last Tuesday and Wednesday at the Benson Civic Center.
The Storm routed Park Rapids in the first game last Tuesday afternoon, 7-2, and then edged MayPort Area in an overtime shootout last Wednesday, 4-3.
MBA improved to 4-5-1 overall with the win and tie.  In high school hockey, if the game is tied after overtime, it officially is a tie, but a shootout was needed to determine the tournament champion.
This week, the Storm were set to play at Prairie Centre, Tuesday (yesterday) before hosting Wahpeton-Breckenridge, Thursday (tomorrow) at Morris, and skating at MayPort Area, Friday.

Thu
06
Jan
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Double gold is Top Story from 2022

The year 2021 started off a little late due to COVID-19, but once it got started, there was a lot of success for Benson and KMS student-athletes.
Benson, KMS, or Benson-KMS advanced athletes to the state level in wrestling, gymnastics, boys tennis, boys golf, girls golf, cross-country, and girls tennis, with two of the athletes coming home with gold medals.
Yes, Thomas Dineen and Libby McGeary earned state gold medals last year and without a doubt, that was selected as the top high school sports story of 2021.

Wed
29
Dec
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Storm lose on the road to Detroit Lakes and Windom

The MBA boys hockey team fell twice on the road last week, losing at Detroit Lakes last Tuesday night, 7-3, and also losing at Windom Area, Thursday, 9-2.
The Storm, who are 3-5 overall, were set to host the Benson Boys Hockey Invitational, Tuesday (yesterday) and Wednesday (today).
The Storm were set to play Park Rapids at 4 p.m., Tuesday (yesterday) in its first game, while Prairie Centre and Mayville-Portland square off in the other semifinal game at 6 p.m. The winners of the semifinal games are set to play at 5 p.m., Wednesday (today) with the losers playing at 3 p.m.
•  In a correction to last week’s story, Chris Danielson was in goal during the Storm’s recent 6-3 win over Worthington, not the player listed.  He has been the goalie on record for all MBA’s games this year.

Wed
29
Dec
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Benson girls resume play Thursday

The Benson girls basketball team is 1-6 overall heading into its final game of 2021.  The Braves did not have any games last week as they prepared for a Thursday contest at Upsala.
After that, Benson is set to host Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley, Tuesday, Jan. 4, play at Morris-CA, Thursday, Jan. 6, and host Lakeview for a rare Saturday game, Jan. 8.
Through the first seven games, the high point total for Benson is 17 points by Marley Rush during a 55-28 win over Dawson-Boyd in a game Madi Wrobleski added 16 points and Mya Kurkosky had 12.
Rush also has the high rebound total of 12 set twice against DB and also during a loss to Browerville during the Benson Case-IH Tourney.

 

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Wed
29
Dec
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Benson boys fall in close game to Lac qui Parle Valley

The Benson boys basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Lac qui Parle team, Thursday night in Benson, and the result was a 78-55 loss to the Eagles.
The Braves fell to 2-4 overall with the loss.  Benson has yet to play a conference game this season.
Lac qui Parle, which improved to 3-3 overall, had four players score in double figures, while Isaac Minchow was the only Braves to score in double figures, ending the game with 10 points.
Benson has four-straight road games scheduled, including two this week at the RTR Holiday Tourney, Tuesday (yesterday) and Wednesday (today).
The Braves were set to open up the RTR Tourney at 4 p.m., Tuesday (yesterday) against RTR, while Hancock and Martin County West play in the other semifinal.
The third place game is set for 4 p.m., Wednesday (today) with the championship game slated for 6 p.m.

Wed
29
Dec
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Demuth leads KMS girls to win over D-B

Eleven players hit the scoring for KMS during an 81-46 road win over Dawson-Boyd last Tuesday night, including four that scored in double figures.  The win pushed the Saints’ record to 2-5 overall and 2-3 in the Camden North.
KMS is set to play in the Windom Holiday Tourney, Tuesday (yesterday) and Wednesday (today) before getting ready for its next home game Tuesday, Jan. 4 against Tracy Area.

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