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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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Thu
07
Jan
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Benson wrestlers win Braves Classic

Jared Knutson (top) controls his opponent during a first-round match at the Benson Braves Classic.  Knutson was one of three Benson wrestlers to win a title.

The Benson wrestling team had three individual champions and two runners-up on the way to winning the 8-team Benson Braves Wrestling Classic, Saturday...
 

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Wed
06
Jan
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KMS wrestling and softball highlight list of Top Spories of 2015

Zach Carlson (right) was one of four KMS wrestlers earning a berth at the State Wrestling Tournament in 2015.
KMS senior MiKaylie Hagen has been a steady fixture for the Benson-KMS-Montevideo gymnastics team for many years, earning All-WCC honors the past two seasons.

It was another great season of sports for Benson, KMS, Benson-Hancock, Benson-KMS, and Morris-Benson Area in 2015, including several individual state berths, conference team titles, rare individual achievements, and records.

There were no state team berths in 2015 as that remains one of the toughest things to do in high school sports, but there were four KMS wrestlers, one Benson cross-country runner, and one Benson-KMS 800 meter runner who did qualify to state.  They are among the top five stories of 2015.....

 

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Mon
04
Jan
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Gymnasts off to great start

MiKaylie Hagen performs on the vault for the Benson-KMS-Montevideo gymnastics team at a recent home meet.  The gymnasts have two more home meets this season on Jan. 7 (Long Prairie-GE) and Jan. 28 (Hendricks).

The Benson-KMS-Montevideo gymnastics team is off to a great start this season.  The team  has won its first four meets, including a 135.475-129.075 victory over Maple Lake, Friday, Dec. 18, in which the team scored a team total that hasn’t been topped in almost nine years.
The school team scoring record for the Benson-KMS gymnastics team is a 141.375 team total set Feb. 19, 2005 by a team that included Allison Johnson, Kristi Steinhaus, Carrie Hanson, Brittany Johnson, Sarah Hengel, and Jessica Ascheman.  Karen Ascheman was the coach.

Mon
04
Jan
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KMS boys fall to CGB

Pictured above are members of the KMS B-squad boys basketball team.  In front from left to right are JT Driscoll, Cade Melin, Emmanuel Cuellar, and Coy Norton.  Back -- coach Justin Johnson, Ethan Hauge, Trey Nelson, Kolby Lindquist, and David Finberg.  A couple of other members were not pictured because they also play on the varsity team.

The KMS boys basketball team dropped a 53-33 decision at Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley last Tuesday night.  The loss dropped the Saints to 1-8 overall.  Next up for the Saints is the Windom Holiday Tourney, Dec. 29-30 followed by games at Tracy (Jan. 5) and RTR (Jan. 7).

Clinton-GB 53, KMS 33
KMS trailed 34-16 at halftime before holding CGB to just 19 second-half points during the 53-33 road loss last Tuesday night.

Mon
04
Jan
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KMS girls fall to Ortonville, 58-56

Pictured above are members of the KMS varsity girls basketball team for 2015-2016.  In the front row from left to right are Eden Norton, Alexis Lamecker, Sam Gjerde, Kari Holt, and Molli Strandberg.  Back row -- Ashley Just, Andrea Olson, Molly Jeppesen, Hanne Tebben, Wendy Bauman, and head coach Brady DeBaere.  Not pictured was Kallee Anderson.

The KMS girls basketball lost its second close game in the last week with a 58-56 non-conference loss at Ortonville, Monday night.  The Saints led 36-27 at the halftime break, but Ortonville rallied for the two-point win by outscoring KMS 31-20 in the second half.
The Saints also lost in overtime to Lac qui Parle six days earlier, 49-41, and are now 3-4 overall heading into the Windom Tourney, Dec. 29-30.  The next home game for KMS, which is 3-2 in the Camden North Conference, is set for Tuesday, Jan. 5 against Camden South leaders, Tracy Area.
 

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Mon
04
Jan
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Lady Storm fall to 1-9 with loss to Marshall

Kayla Benson (2) battles with an opponent for possession of the puck after a faceoff as teammate Nicole Berens (16) looks on from behind.

The Lady Storm girls hockey team fell to Marshall in the last Southwest Conference game of 2015 last Tuesday night at Marshall, 3-0.  MBA fell to 1-3 in the conference and 1-9 overall with the loss.
The Lady Storm are now set to compete in the Crookston Holiday Tournament, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 29-30. After that, MBA is set to take to the ice for a game at Worthington, Saturday, Jan. 2, and at Detroit Lakes, Tuesday, Jan. 5.
 

Mon
04
Jan
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Saints rout Kimball 69-4 for third win

The KMS wrestling team improved to 3-1 overall with a 69-4 rout of Kimball Area last Tuesday night in Kimball.
The Saints won 13 of the 14 individual matches, including nine by pin.
KMS has some time off now before its first meet of 2016; the BBE Tournament, Saturday, Jan. 2, followed by the first home match of the season, Tuesday, Jan. 5 against Wabasso.
Through the early part of the season, the top records for the Saints are owned by Dylan Rudningen (13-3), Karter VanHeuveln (11-2), Brandin Dahl (11-4), Derek Krieger (11-5), David Gordon (10-5), Wyatt Jones (10-6), Israel Rodriguez (9-3), and Jon Tostenson (9-4).
 

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Mon
04
Jan
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Benson wrestlers fall twice at home triangular

Mike Nagler (right) wrestles for the Braves during a recent home triangular.

The Benson wrestling team fell twice at a home triangular last Tuesday night.  The Braves fell to Team United and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa by identical 48-25 scores, while United edged BBE in the championship match, 38-31.
Jarid Wersinger (126 pounds) and Mitch Koosmann (182) were the only Braves to win both matches.
Eight Benson wrestlers....

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Mon
04
Jan
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Benson boys top Litch in OT, 63-62

Max Peterson plays defense on an ACGC player as Adam Lindahl (left) gets into position for a trap and Nathan Habben (back, right) watches a few other ACGC players.

The Benson boys basketball team rallied for a 63-62 overtime victory at Litchfield last Tuesday night.  The Braves trailed 28-23 at halftime and were also down by three points late in the game before Adam Lindahl banked in a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime.
In OT, the Braves outscored the Dragons, 6-5, picking up the winning point on a free-throw by Andrew Lindahl.  Layton Connelly led Benson with 24 points.
Benson, which improved to 4-3 with its second-straight win, is set to compete at the Redwood Valley Tourney, Dec. 30-31.  The next home game for the Braves isn’t until Monday, Jan. 11 when Benson is set to host BOLD.
 

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