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The WEM senior football players posed for one last photo following the Section 2A Playoff loss to Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Tuesday, Nov. 17. Left to right: Aiden Snesrud, Michael Wentura, Taylor Landrum, Riley Haefemeyer, Kurtis Crosby, Travis Van Houdt, Griffin Atherton, Colten Henry, Kolin Rients, and Corey McKenna. GFW defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran for the Section Championship. (Submitted photo)

Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop used a powerful rushing attack to end the season for the WEM football team. The Thunderbirds gained 364 yards on the ground and scored seven rushing touchdowns in a 62-12 Section 2A Quarterfinal win Tuesday, Nov. 17 in Winthrop. GFW went on to win the Section 2A Championship...

Jordyn Brownlee tips the ball during the TCU game against Southwest Christian on Thursday night in Montgomery. (Wade Young photo)

The TCU Volleyball Team ended its shortened season, Friday, Nov. 20 with a 3-2 win over Sibley East High School. Like other Minnesota high schools, the Titans’ season was cut short to Friday due to the global coronavirus pandemic and the governor’s restrictions on youth activities to slow the...
The shortened season ended for the New Prague football team Tuesday, Nov. 17. The Trojans were defeated by Waconia, 27-7, in the Section 2AAAAA Quarterfinals. Waconia entered the game as the No. 4 seed in the Section with a 4-3 record. New Prague was the No. 5 seed with a 2-2 record. Matt Friedges...

WEM senior Kylie Pittmann rises high above the net to tip a ball in a three-game sweep of Maple River Thursday, Nov. 12. (Jay Schneider photo)

A number of WEM volleyball players had season-best performances during the team's ninth straight win. The Bucs swept Maple River 25-13, 25-12, and 25-4 Thursday, Nov. 12. Five juniors had great performances to help the Bucs to their ninth straight sweep of the season. Middle hitter Alex Heuss had a...

New Prague senior volleyball players, left to right: Mackenzie Vycital, Tori Moe, Haley Friedrich, Lauren Radermacher, Chessa Devine, Hannah DeGross, Emma Norstedt, and Hannah Jensen. (Submitted photo)

The New Prague volleyball team split two matches with Waconia last week to remain in second place in the Wright County Conference East Division. The Trojans defeated Waconia 25-18, 25-20, and 25-21 Tuesday, Nov. 10 which was Parent’s Night. Two nights later the Wildcats turned the tables and...

Left to right, Gavin Gohlike, Gabe Androli, and Tytan Larson won the South Central Conference Tournament Championship Nov. 7 at Owatonna. The trio defeated Owatonna and Mankato West for the conference title. Gohlike also earned All-Conference First Team honors. (Submitted photo)

A trio of WEM bowlers claimed the top prize during the South Central Conference end-of-the-year tournament held Nov. 7 at Spare Time Bowl in Owatonna. Sophomores Tytan Larson and Gabe Androli, and freshman Gavin Gohlike won the 3-person baker-style bowling tournament. Baker-style bowling consists...

TCU running back Kayden Factor adds some yardage for the Titans on their way to a victory over Saint Peter on Wednesday, Nov. 11. (Wade Young photo)

The Tri-City United Titans capitalized on drives and their scoring performance when they cruised to an 18-8 victory over Saint Peter on Wednesday, Nov. 11. TCU set the tone that they were out to win on the opening drive of the game. The offense barreled 62 yards, converted three first-downs, and...
TCU is out of the playoffs. According to TCU Activities Director Chad Johnson, although the kids and coaches were doing the right things regarding COVID-19 protocols, they lost the battle of staying Covid clean.   “TCU will unfortunately have to remove itself from the 2020 Football playoffs. We...

TCU running back Kayden Factor adds some yardage for the Titans on their way to a victory over Saint Peter on Wednesday, Nov. 11. (Wade Young Photo)

The Tri-City United Titans capitalized on drives and their scoring performance when they cruised to an 18-8 victory over Saint Peter on Wednesday, Nov. 11. TCU set the tone that they were out to win on the opening drive of the game. The offense barreled 62 yards, converted three first-downs, and...

WEM senior Griffin Atherton tries to run past JWP junior Austin Westphal. (Jay Schneider Photos)

The WEM football team scored its first points of the season in Janesville Friday, Nov. 6. But the lone touchdown was all they would put on the board as the JWP Bulldogs won their first game of the season, down- ing WEM, 31-6. Senior Kurtis Crosby blocked a Bulldog’s punt and senior Travis Van Houdt...

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