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KMS volleyball falls to DB and Renville County West

The KMS volleyball team continues to seek answers on how it can turn its season around.  The Saints fell to 1-12 overall and 0-8 in the Camden Conference with a pair of conference losses last week.

However, unlike some of the earlier losses for the Saints this season, these two were much closer with KMS having its chances to pull out wins but falling a little short.

The Saints fell in three games at Dawson-Boyd last Tuesday night and also lost at home in three game to Renville County West, Thursday...

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06
Oct
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Kallstrom, Lee, and Call lead KMS to 27-14 win over Braves

Hunter Kallstrom rushed for 79 yards, caught four passes for another 130 yards, and scored three times to lead the KMS Fighting Saints to a 27-14 upset of Benson, Friday night at Murdock.

The Saints went up 20-0 by halftime before Benson tried to rally with two touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

KMS gave up 172 yards rushing to Benson’s Thomas Dineen, but the Saints outgained the Braves 210-31 through the air and that proved to be the difference in the game.

Benson fell to 2-3 overall with its second-straight loss, while KMS improved to 1-4 with its first win of the season...

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06
Oct
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Benson volleyball team picks up win at tourney

The Benson volleyball team broke a long losing streak at the Jimmy John’s Volleyball Tournament at Marshall, Friday and Saturday, but the Braves also lost two WCC matches during the week to fall to 1-7 in the conference.

The Braves, who are 4-18 overall after last week’s action, were shut out by Minnewaska Area last Monday night at home, and Benson also fell by a shutout at Montevideo last Tuesday night.

During the Jimmy John’s Tourney, Benson went 0-3 in pool play before splitting its final two matches, including a 2-1 win over Montevideo and a 2-0 loss to Red Rock Central.

The Braves have two matches scheduled for this week, including a non-conference match at ACGC, Tuesday (yesterday), and a match at Morris Area-CA, Thursday (tomorrow)...

Wed
29
Sep
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Tigers score early and often during 57-19 win over Braves

Browerville-Eagle Valley totaled over 400 yards of offense and scored eight touchdowns on the way to a 57-19 rout of Benson, Friday night at Browerville.

The game was a battle of possible top seeds in Section 4A, but it was the Tigers who dominated the game although the Braves did have their chances in the second quarter when they scored two of their three touchdowns during the game.

After rushing for over 250 yards and scoring five touchdowns in each of the previous two games, Benson’s Thomas Dineen was held to just 14 yards on eight carries before seeing limited action in the second half due to an injury...

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29
Sep
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Benson-KMS girls tennis team splits WCC matches

The Benson-KMS girls tennis team split a pair of WCC matches last week.  The Fighting Braves routed MACCRAY last Tuesday night at Clara City, 6-1, before falling by a shutout to Minnewaska Area at home, Thursday, 7-0.

Benson-KMS is 5-5 overall and 4-3 in the WCC heading into the final week of the regular season.  The team was also set to compete at the Litchfield Invitational, Saturday, but results of that competition were not available by presstime.

Benson-KMS was set to play at Osakis, Monday, before hosting Morris Area-CA, Tuesday (yesterday) and Milbank, Thursday (tomorrow), and playing at the WCC Individual Tournament, Saturday at Alexandria...
 

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Sep
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Benson volleyball team shut out by BOLD and Melrose Area

The Benson volleyball team dropped two matches last week to Morris Area-CA and Melrose Area.  The Braves fell to 3-12 overall and 1-5 in the WCC with the two losses which were both three-game sweeps.

Benson hopes to get back on the winning path this week with two matches and a tournament.  The Braves were set to host Minnewaska Area, Monday, play at Montevideo, Thursday (tomorrow), and take part in the SMSU Tournament, Friday and Saturday at Marshall.

Benson beat Minnewaska Area in five games earlier this season and also took Montevideo to four games before losing a  close match...
 

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Wed
22
Sep
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Girls tennis team tops Melrose and SC

The Benson-KMS girls tennis team had its best week of the season, winning two conference matches last week at Melrose Tuesday, and at home Thursday against Sauk Centre by identical 5-2 scores.

The Fighting Braves improved to 4-4 overall and 3-2 in the WCC with the two victories.  This week, Benson-KMS has a very busy week with a WCC match at MACCRAY, Tuesday (yesterday), a match at home against Minnewaska Area, Thursday (tomorrow), and the always-tough Litchfield Invitational, Saturday.

In addition, a match at home against Osakis, Monday was rescheduled for Monday, Sept. 27 in Benson due to rain...

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22
Sep
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Thompson third for BKMS at NLS Meet

Landon Thompson, Jacob Gareis, and Erica Bakke led the Benson-KMS cross-country teams at the NLS Invitational, Thursday at the Little Crow Golf Club.

Thompson placed third and Gareis was 10th in the boys meet, while Bakke was 13th in the girls meet to lead the Fighting Braves.

Minnewaska Area dominated the girls meet with Benson-KMS placing fourth, while Brandon Kampsen led the Sauk Centre Mainstreeters to a narrow win over Benson-KMS in the boys competition...

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22
Sep
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Benson volleyball has tough week

The Benson volleyball team had a tough week last week, losing all 14 games it played and falling in six matches.

The Braves opened up last week’s action with a 3-0 loss at Morris Area last Tuesday night and a 3-0 loss at Sauk Centre, Thursday.

Benson, which is 3-10 overall and 1-3 in the WCC after last week’s results, also competed at the Renville County West Invitational, Saturday, losing all four matches by 2-0 scores.

This week, Benson has a pair of conference matches at home, including one against BOLD, Tuesday (yesterday) and another vs. Melrose Area, Thursday (tomorrow)...

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22
Sep
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Dineen has five more TD’s and 268 yards rushing in 40-12 Homecoming victory

The Benson football team earned its second-straight rout, Friday night, scoring six touchdowns on the way to a 40-12 Homecoming win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa.

Thomas Dineen had five touchdowns for the second-straight game and had 268 yards rushing on 29 carries after rushing for 279 yards one week earlier.

Benson, which improved to 2-1 overall, led 32-6 at halftime and 40-6 after three quarters before coasting to the dominating win...

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