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UH outfielder Jonny Connelly dove for a fly ball late in his team’s win over the Warriors at Veseli. (John Mueller photo)

Union Hill got just enough offense and defense this past week to win a pair of Dakota-Rice Scott League games. Wins over Montgomery Friday, June 7, and Veseli Sunday, June 9, improved the Bulldogs’ record to 6-2 in the DRS, just behind league-leading New Prague. The Bulldogs will host the Orioles...

The NPHS softball team received second-place medals and a trophy for its efforts at the state tournament.

The New Prague High School softball team's magical run through the section and state tournaments concluded today, Friday, June 7, with a second place finish. The Trojans fell to Rogers, 3-0, in the Class AAAA title game at Caswell Park in North Mankato. New Prague mustered only three hits off the...

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Carly Hartwig crosses the line to set a new Class AA 400-meter record and win the state title in 2023, finishing third this year. Her competitor in the lane to the right, Kaela Skistad of Monticello, came in second in 2023 and 2024.

Eighth-grader Carly Hartwig took second place in preliminaries with a time of 57.83, and at finals took third place with a time that beat her own state Class AA record 56.99 in the 400 meter dash. Hartwig was outpaced by this and last year's second place finisher Kaela Skistad of Monticello with a...
Despite the teams offering solid collective performances, New Prague’s girls’ and boys’ golf teams came up just short in their bids to win entry into the state golf competition. The Trojans also had two individuals narrowly miss winning their way into the state field. Competing in a two-day event...

Payton Pumper, 34, rushes downfield at the Trojans’ Tuesday, May 28, home game against Rochester John Marshal/Lourdes. (Patrick Fisher photo)

New Prague’s girls’ lacrosse team went 1-1 at the Class 1A, Section 1 playoffs. The Trojans won their first game Tuesday, May 28, 16-5, hosting Rochester John Marshal/Lourdes. New Prague then lost, 19- 13, to Southwest Christian, Wednesday, May 29. Southwest Christian 19, Trojans 13 The Trojans,...

WEM sophomore Talen Taylor placed seventh in the triple jump with a new career-best distance at the Section 2A Championships Saturday, June 1. (Photo by Leanne Kavitz)

WEM freshman Gavin Atherton placed in two events, winning one, at the Class A Section 2 Track and Field Championship held Saturday, June 1 at Mankato West. Atherton ran in two races and was within four hundreths of a second of advancing to State in both events. He ended up winning the 400-meter...
After struggling with their offense through six innings, the Waterville Indians amateur baseball team exploded for seven runs in the seventh inning and five in the eighth in their 12-4 win over Minnesota Lake Sunday, June 2 in Waterville. The Indians only had two hits through six innings before...
The NPHS softball team topped Rosemount and will play Rogers, 7-5 winners over Forest Lake, in the state championship game tomorrow, Friday, June 7, 10 a.m., at Caswell Park in North Mankato.
New Prague’s Troy Davis, 8, successfully steals second in game one of the Section 1AAAA championship. The Trojans were able to rally to send the Wednesday evening, June 5, game into extra innings, but the Tigers squeezed out a 3-2 win in the bottom of the 10th inning, forcing a decisive game in the...

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TCU’s Guadalupe Lopez begins her leg of the 4x400 relay at the Section 1AA Championships in Faribault on Satur- day. Earlier in the day, the relay team consisting of Lopez, Carly Hartwig, Kaitlyn Hartwig and Gillian Houn quali- fied for the state tournament in the 4x200 relay.

Two individuals and one relay will be representing Tri-City United (TCU) at the Class AA State Track and Field Championships Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at St. Michael- Albertville High School. Seventh grader Nyadak Ruei, eighth graders Carly Hartwig and Jillian Houn, freshman Kaitlyn...

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