Prep Athlete of the Week

  Prep Athlete: Olseth taking on leadership role for Scarlets

The junior showcases plenty of skill on the ball and can score in a variety of ways.

  Prep Athlete: Mankato East’s Izzy Schott

  Prep Athlete: St. Peter’s Mason Doherty

  Prep Athlete: Sleepy Eye’s Kegan Heiderscheidt

  Prep Athlete: St. Clair’s Emily Olson

  Prep Athlete: Madelia’s Ja’Sean Glover

  Prep Athlete: LCWM’s Alexis Cloyd

Continued Coverage

  Prep Athlete: Mankato East’s Mackenzie Schweim

  Prep Athlete: Waseca’s Andrew Morgan

  Prep Athlete: Nicollet/Loyola’s Marah Hulke

  Prep Athlete: MVL’s Dunwa Omot

  Prep Athletes: Waseca’s Gus Boyer, Rachel Breck and Hannah Potter

  Prep Athlete: Mankato East’s Jax Madson

  Prep Athlete: St. Peter’s Sarah Conlon

The senior is one of the premier shooters on the team.

  Prep Athlete: Jon Zinniel

The New Ulm Cathedral boys’ basketball team is one of the top-ranked teams in Class A this season thanks in part to the production of senior Jon Zinniel.

  Prep Athlete: Holly Wiste

Holly Wiste is a key player in the Scarlet offense that’s averaging almost 70 points per game.

  Year in Review: Top sports stories of 2019

There was plenty of success on the southern Minnesota sports scene in 2019. Sports Director Rob Clark looks back at some of the top sports stories of the year.

  Prep Athlete: BEA’s Koby Nagel

  Prep Athlete: Belle Plaine’s Mikayla Coops

  Prep Athlete: Fairmont’s Caden Baarts

  Prep Athlete: St. Peter’s Paige Hewitt

  Prep Athletes: Springfield’s Mason Rummel, Ivan Hovland and Nolan Hovland

  Prep Athlete: WEM’s Delaney Donahue

  Prep Athlete: JCC’s Rudy Voss

"He's really doing his part in making us a better team."

  Prep Athlete: New Ulm’s Paige Kalis

"She’s got knowledge, speed, great skills, leadership qualities."

  Prep Athlete: Mountain Lake Area’s Abraham Stoesz

“He’s going to make a lot of noise this year."

  Prep Athlete: Mankato West’s Kristen Rasmussen

"She’ll put every ounce of energy she has into the game."

  Prep Athlete: St. Clair/Loyola’s Ben Ellingworth

“He leads by example, he does all the right things, he works hard."

  Prep Athlete: MVL’s Maddie Pearson and Mara Weisensel

"They just do a great job of reading each other."

  Prep Athlete: Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Nick Labat

“My favorite part is being with the guys, making a lot of memories."

  Prep Athlete: St. James Area’s Ellie Becker

"I just am very fortunate to have her on our team being a lead and core player."

  Prep Athlete: Mankato West’s Jack Foster

Foster is taking his talents to Division I, Brown University.

  Prep Athlete of the Week: Mankato East’s Ella Huettl

"She’s always been so humble but yet so positive."

  Ries competes against former teammates

"It always feels good to go up against a past team and know that you can throw your stuff," said Ries.

  Former Mankato West Volleyball star returns home to help coach camp

Molly Lohman played four seasons at the University of Minnesota before playing professionally.

MCHC offers free sports physicals for area athletes

The Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic (MCHC) will be offering free sports physicals to area athletes through August 30.

  Boys and Girls Class A State Golf Championship wraps up

Some local schools finished up competition at the Class A Boys and Girls State Golf Championship.

Prep Athlete of the Week Nomination

Nominate an outstanding male or female high school athlete from your school. Brought to you by Scheels.

Prep Athlete: Cleveland’s Bryce Novak

"He leads by example."

Prep Athlete: St. Clair/Loyola’s Claire Orcutt

"I'm always working on trying to get better."