"Eat your doughnut."
Nearly 12,000 student participants from 349 high school teams are participating in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s 2018 spring season, which began April 1.
Last week, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown and Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton teamed up to send three wrestlers to the state tournament. Tuesday in basketball, these two schools will love nothing more than to knock the other out of the playoffs.
This article was updated Monday to include reaction from Will StorchST. PAUL — Throughout the state tournament, Will Storch had an air of confidence about him.
The Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton boys basketball team earned the Section 2A-South No. 4 seed and will open playoffs Monday at home vs. No. 5 Waterville-Elysian-Morristown.
To little surprise, the most accomplished Grizzly is capping his high school career by heading back to state. And this time he’ll have a pair of teammates along on the road to St. Paul.
(Editor’s note: The Waseca County News goes to press prior to the Feb. 22 Waseca vs. Minnesota River boys hockey Section 1A playoff opener. Look to our Facebook pages and website for up-to-date information regarding the game.)
It was the last time the Grizzlies took the mats in the regular season. The team hopes a pair of golds and silvers are a sign of things to come.
A pair of Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton wrestlers picked up milestones at Thursday’s home triangular in Waterville.
Going into Thursday’s wrestling dual, it appeared that United South Central had the advantage in the lower weights and Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton in the upper weights.
The night didn’t end in the Grizzlies favor, but the team has plenty to learn from before a string of competitions in front of their hometown fans.
A trio of forfeits at the bottom of the lineup became the difference in an intra-county matchup between Gopher/Valley Conference rivals Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton and New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale Geneva Thursday in New Richland.
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton’s wrestling team got a good look at a pair of section opponents Thursday, earning a 1-1 triangular split at Glencoe-Silver Lake.
Once Janesvile-Waldorf-Pemberton’s girls basketball team returned to practice after the Holiday break, coach Lyncon Olson wasn’t sure what he’d get from his squad when it returned to action.
While there wasn’t a sure-fire No. 1 for the top stories in Waseca County area sports this year, the depth of top-notch moments and performances this year sticks out from years past.
Waseca used a dominant defensive performance, holding Blue Earth Area to just 12 points in the first half, and rode it the rest of the way in a 58-35 victory over the Bucs Tuesday.
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton’s wrestling team rode four top-four performances to a ninth-place finish at the Raider Invite Saturday in Northfield.
In an intra-county rivalry that New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva has owned since the 2012-13 season, the Panthers length was too much for Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton in a 68-30 win over the Bulldogs Friday in New Richland.
Despite an 0-3 finish, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton’s wrestling team had a number of standout individual performances over the weekend at the Dave Scharber Memorial Quad over the weekend in Byron.
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton was able to get off the schneid Friday, snapping a five-game losing streak to open the season in a 59-54 win over Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman.
In a game dominated by turnovers and sloppy play in general, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva rode a second-half wave to outlast intra-country foe Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 47-30 Monday in Janesville.
In what will likely be the quickest triangular of the year, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton’s wrestling team earned a split with host Waseca and Section 2A foe Le Sueur-Henderson Thursday.
Janesvile-Waldorf-Pemberton’s girls basketball team had a rough go of it to start the season, getting swept in a pair of games at the Sleepy Eye Invitational.
Despite three of the Waseca-area’s four teams finishing under .500 on the season, there was still plenty of talented volleyball to be found for fans on the lookout this fall.
The Guillotine’s first wrestling rankings of the season are out and a pair of area wrestlers find themselves as some of the preseason favorites at their respective weight.
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 70,724 deer during the first two days of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Though Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton hasn’t seen which football players will earn postseason recognition, the Bulldogs saw a number of athletes in other sports earn Valley Conference nods.
It can be easy to get overwhelmed at Minnesota State Cross Country meet, especially if you are running without teammates in the 176-person field.
Hunters are reminded to register deer before processing, before antlers are removed and within 48 hours after taking the animal, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton and rival St. Clair reversed their 2016 roles Tuesday as the No. 2 Cyclones ended the seventh-seeded Bulldogs season 51-8 in the opening round of the Section 2A playoffs.
Through two matches this season, Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton’s volleyball team didn’t drop a set in a pair of wins over Valley Conference foe Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial.
It was possession versus big plays Wednesday night and in the end, Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton couldn’t get a big play when it needed in a 34-27 home loss to Wabasha-Kellogg.
They are a few weeks away from competing for a state berth. But first the Grizzlies were busy earning all-conference recognition.
A first-place finish is good to get at any point in the season, but a victory to end the regular season means the postseason looks extra promising.