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Titan Grace Hennen drops a three-pointer with two-and-a-half minutes left in the second period of last Thursdays game with the Chargers bringing the score to 63-29 in favor of TCU. Hennen scores 12 points during the game and the Titan’s win 65-29.

The second half of the season has been a very good one for the Tri-City United (TCU) girls basketball team. The Titans are currently riding a three game winning streak and they have won 6 of the past seven games. TCU picked up a 64-59 win over Lester Prairie Tuesday, Jan. 30. This improved their...
The WEM girls basketball team played two of the top teams in Section 2AA last week and finished with a split. The Bucs defeated Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial (LCWM), a 16-win team, 62-44 Tuesday, Feb. 13. Three days later a 20-win JWP team came to Waterville and edged WEM, 54- 48, avenging and...
The Gopher Conference West Division Champion JWP boys basketball team handed the Buccaneers an 84-52 loss Friday, Feb. 16 during Parent’s Night in Janesville. The Bulldogs are currently 19-5 overall and 12-1 in the conference. WEM is 10-11 overall and 8-5 in the conference. Tuesday they played...

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The WEM/JWP Grizzlies participated in a 20-team youth kindergarten thru 3rd grade team tournament in Waseca on Sunday, February 18. The team went 3-3 on the day with a 1st place finish in Pool D. The team was composed of weights from 40 pounds thru heavyweight (130 pound maximum). On the team was...
New Prague High School wrestler, senior Destney Lofton is headed for the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) girls’ state championships Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2. Lofton qualified when she took second at 118 pounds during the section 2 and 4 tournament Friday and Saturday, Feb...

New Prague High School’s kick team offered its best performance of the season in the biggest moment at Saturday’s section meet at Shakopee, said coach Tiffany Sandhurst. Dancers (above) Lauren Spiess, Abby Hankinson, Katie Kotek, Alivia Swanke and (second row) Carly Wiener, Charlotte Thompson and the Trojans finished eighth in the kick competition. (John Mueller photo)

Heading into the section dance competition, New Prague High School’s dance team members knew everything had to fall just right for them to have an outside chance at making the state meet. While the Trojans didn’t make the state field, they left the floor at Shakopee High School emotionally and...
New Prague High School’s wrestlers had a busy few days as they won both the Highway 13 Rumble at home, Friday, Feb. 2, and the Takedown on 22 tournament in Mapleton, Saturday, Feb. 3. Triangular The Trojans started by traveling to Farmington High School Thursday, Feb. 1, where they defeated...

New Prague goalie Landon Malecha stonewalled an attacking South Suburban forward and blocked a shot before smothering the rebound in Trojans’ 12-4 win Thursday. Malecha stopped 24 of 28 shots in the Feb. 3 game. (John Mueller photo)

After an early-season setback to the defending state champion, the Trojans’ floor hockey team are continuing to improve their overall game. “Overall, I like where we are at and I feel confident this team can make a push down the stretch to compete for another state tournament berth and hopefully...

WEM junior Tianna Pope made three, three-pointers in a win over Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Tuesday, Jan. 23 in Janesville. She is shown above driving towards the basket against Hayfield. (Jay Schneider photo)

The WEM girls basketball team gave the Class A No. 6 rated Hayfield squad all they could handle Thursday, Jan. 25 in Waterville. The Bucs used an eightpoint scoring run to eliminate a nine point deficit midway through the second half against the Vikings. Alayna Atherton scored a pair of baskets and...
New Prague’s swimmers have reason to enjoy growing confidence as the schedule turns the final leg of the regular season. The Trojans earned their first-ever dual meet win over Benilde-St. Margaret’s Thursday, Jan. 25. With two meets left before a 20-day layoff before the section meet Feb. 21-22 in...

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