Prep Athlete of the Week

  Prep Athlete: Sleepy Eye’s Kegan Heiderscheidt

Playing ball comes natural to Heiderscheidt.

  Prep Athlete: AC/GE’s Abbie Theusch

  Prep Athlete: Madelia’s Ja’Sean Glover

  Prep Athlete: WEM’s Bartelt and Richards

  Prep Athlete: Mankato Loyola’s Logan Carlson

  Prep Athlete: MVL’s Abbie Riederer

  Prep Athlete: BEA’s Anderson shining in senior season

Continued Coverage

  Prep Athlete: Mankato West’s Schoper impresses with career milestone

  Prep Athlete: Mankato West’s Wyatt Block and Owen Johnson

  Prep Athlete: Waseca’s Ella Dufault

  Prep Athlete: Ranweiler covers ground for the Eagles

  Prep Athlete: Richards breaks WEM school records

  Prep Athlete: Olseth taking on leadership role for Scarlets

  Prep Athlete: Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Madison Mathiowetz

Madison Mathiowetz is the KEYC Prep Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 21.

  Prep Athlete: Marshall’s Lance off to great start in senior campaign

Bryce Lance is poised for a big season to end his high school career after shattering a number of program records this past year.

  Prep Athlete: Mankato East’s Izzy Schott

First-year starter and sophomore goalkeeper Izzy Schott’s commanding presence is the driving force behind the Cougars' unbeaten record.

  Prep Athlete: St. Peter’s Mason Doherty

"He’s put in work and it’s good to see that success."

  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

  Prep Athlete: Mankato East’s Mackenzie Schweim

  Prep Athlete: Waseca’s Andrew Morgan

  Prep Athlete: Nicollet/Loyola’s Marah Hulke

"She’s always going to be one of the hardest working girls that’s in the gym."

  Prep Athlete: MVL’s Dunwa Omot

“Dunwa’s got a love for the game of basketball."

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

"They have very high expectations of each other."

  Prep Athlete: Mankato East’s Jax Madson

"He's a complete player," Head Coach Joe Madson said.

  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

His leadership and dynamic play are why Koby Nagel is our KEYC News 12 Prep Athlete of the Week.

  Prep Athlete: Belle Plaine’s Mikayla Coops

"She reads the court really nicely, she can hit all the shots."

  Prep Athlete: Fairmont’s Caden Baarts

Baarts’ game-changing ability and leadership are why the senior is our KEYC News 12 Prep Athlete of the Week.

  Prep Athlete: St. Peter’s Paige Hewitt

“She’s going to be a tough one to replace."

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

"They do their job and they make things happen."

  Prep Athlete: WEM’s Delaney Donahue

"She’s an absolutely great teammate and a great friend."

  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."