After a dominating third set to win his first match of the year, Northfield senior Jeremy Nelson's thoughts were simple.
FiftyNorth is sponsoring an open, friendly and non-sanctioned table tennis tournament for players (men, women, boys and girls) of all ages on Saturday, May 5, at the Northfield Middle School. It will be the 9th annual event.
On April 18, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) released a re-vamped regular season and postseason schedule baseball due to poor playing conditions during the first half of April. It is hoped that this new schedule will allow teams to play their full allotment of confer…
The St. Olaf softball team swept Concordia-Moorhead, 5-3 and 11-1, on Wednesday afternoon at Jake Christensen Stadium. St. Olaf has won four in a row and five of its last six.
What one man might see as a broken down volleyball net in the corner, Northfield boys tennis coach Marty Johnson views as an opportunity.
While watching Nick Nelson soar through the air in Copper Mountain, Colorado, at the United States of America Snowboard Association nationals, his coach Jessica Zalusky thought about how much higher he can still go.
Even the April Blizzard of 2018 was not enough to slow down the Carleton College women’s track and field team as they finished the 71st annual Carleton Relays with 10 overall victories. Due to Mother Nature’s influence, however, this year’s meet took on a different look from the previous 70 …
Emily Carr went a combined 5-for-8 with a homer, two doubles and four RBIs as St. Olaf swept a MIAC softball doubleheader with Hamline University, including a 10-inning 6-5 victory in the first game, at Augsburg’s Dome late Friday night into Saturday morning.
As much as you can be an underdog in an all-star setting with top talent from across the state, that’s how Northfield’s Kate Boland and Siri Lindell felt with the rest of their Section 1 teammates before Friday’s opening game at the CCM Spring High Performance Festival in Plymouth.
A former Northfield high school basketball player is taking his next step up the coaching rung, as Zach Filzen was announced as the new men’s basketball head coach Friday for Lawrence University, which is located in Appleton, Wisconsin.
If Northfield might appear inexperienced this year, it isn’t because of a lack of talent. After last season, the Raiders graduated 14 seniors, a number which created a bit of a logjam for younger players to find a spot on the varsity roster.
With the loss of seven starters from last year’s team, it doesn’t take Northfield coach Mark Ague long to go through the experience the Raiders are returning this year.
In his 14 years as the coach of the Northfield girls golf team, there’s been two trends that are paramount for Brian Stevens to continue each year.
So far, it’s been a little slow-starting for the Northfield boys golf team due to the extended winter. The Raiders have been stuck inside and relegated to working solely on short games, but Northfield coach Adam Danielson isn’t too worried.
After finishing 14th at the state meet last spring, Northfield brings back a number of shooters to possibly follow up the program’s first appearance at the state level as a team.
Northfield softball won the race to the start as the first spring sports team to make it onto the field with a 10-9 on April 5 win at Austin.
Damali Britton took home top honors in both the long and triple jump for the Carleton College women’s track and field team at the Hamline Twilight meet on Wednesday. Her distance of 11.28 meters in the triple jump broke the previous meet record established back in 2011.
Jena Moody and Robert Tobroxen on Wednesday night were named recipients of the Dave Hauck Award, the top honor for St. Olaf senior student-athletes.
Nevermind the actual temperature, Thursday night felt right for both the Northfield boys and girls track and field teams in Mankato.
One change for the Northfield boys track and field team this year will be its coach, Tyler Balow, who is taking over the program after spending the last two seasons as an assistant. The program he’s now tasked with running, though, will now look drastically different.
The positive is Northfield was on an actual tennis court for the first time this spring. For some of the Raiders, it was the first opportunity to return serves over a net since the fall, or in some cases the summer.
Sam Kile tossed her sixth career shutout to help the Carleton College softball team earn a doubleheader split with St. Catherine University on Sunday evening. The Wildcats won the opener 11-3 (6 inn.) before Kile propelled the Knights to a 2-0 victory in game two in Minneapolis.
The St. Olaf softball team (10-10, 0-4 MIAC) was swept by the University of St. Thomas (15-5, 5-1 MIAC) by scores of 2-1 and 10-0 in a doubleheader Sunday night at the Dundas Dome.
For the third time in the last four years, the kindergarten-sixth grade team for James Gang Wrestling advanced to the finals at the Northland Youth Wrestling Association state tournament last weekend in Rochester.
For the 15th straight year, Northfield High School is staging a seniors vs. staff basketball game to help raise money for the American Cancer Society and to support those individuals and families in Northfield battling cancer.
The St. Olaf softball team (10-8, 0-2 MIAC) was shut out in a pair of conference games against Saint Mary’s University (8-8, 2-0 MIAC), falling 1-0 and 4-0 in the doubleheader on Wednesday at the Dundas Dome.
Kristina Conrad dropped only one game total in winning both her singles and doubles matches as the Carleton College women’s tennis team bested cross-town foe St. Olaf College by an 8-1 margin.
Parts of it may have been a little unconventional, but the Northfield softball team earned its first win of the season Thursday at the Austin Wescott Sports Complex.
When Faribault first submitted a bid in 2016 with Owatonna to host a future state amateur baseball tournament, the rejection from the Minnesota Baseball Association board appeared as a classic case of ‘It’s not you, it’s me.’
When it comes to scheduling the Minnesota Girls Basketball High School All-Star Series, it would be inaccurate to say Northfield has an inside man in the room — it’s more like five men and women.
All things considered, Northfield softball coach Ryan Pietsch jumped at the opportunity when Northfield Activities Director Tania Will presented it.
St. Olaf first year catcher Hannah Matthies was named the MIAC Softball Athlete of the Week on Monday after she went 9-for-17 with a home run and five runs batted in to help the Oles go 5-1 last week. Matthies had two hits in three at-bats with a home run and a stolen base in a 10-2 win over…
Mother Nature seems to be pulling off a late April Fool’s joke by sending a winter storm and following it up with a cold spell. That has led to a shuffling of plans for several Carleton spring sport squads:
The Northfield Swim Club recently wrapped up its championship season with five meets: The Southern Alliance Conference Championships, the Minnesota Achievement Championships, the Minnesota Regional Championships, the Senior State Meet and the Age Group State Meet.
Nobody really expected them to advance that far, and once the Northfield Knights reached the state tournament last year, they were the underdog most assumed were just happy to be there.