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June 22, 2011
Baseball: Kelly, Lodermeier and Shirley earn baseball all-state honors
Three local baseball players made the 2011 All-state teams. Red Wing shortstop Pat Kelly was named to the Class AAA team. He graduated this spring. Cody Lodermeier and Josh Shirley, both seniors from Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School, were named to the Class AA team.
sports / wingers
June 22, 2011 - 1:27pm
June 10, 2011
Area softball: Z-M earns consolation title
Zumbrota-Mazeppa had never won a game in its two previous trips to the state tournament and the Cougars started the 2011 tournament with a lopsided loss, but Z-M earned a pair of victories Friday to finish fifth in Class AA. In the consolation semifinals the Cougars held on for...
June 10, 2011 - 11:12pm
June 9, 2011
Ries, Mankato East roll past Z-M
Nicole Ries struck out 12 batters over the first six innings and allowed just one hit as she pitched Mankato East to a 9-1 victory Thursday over Zumbrota-Mazeppa at the Class AA state tournament.
June 9, 2011 - 10:48pm
June 6, 2011
UPDATED: Football: Class, section changes in 2012 will impact area teams
The MSHSL Board of Directors approved a collection of football sections and classes -- including a new class for the state's 32 largest schools -- for 2012 at its meeting Monday. As part of the shake-up, Red Wing will no longer play in the same section as Northfield, New Prague,...
sports / wingers
June 6, 2011 - 6:39pm
June 4, 2011
Area baseball: Cougars still alive in section tournament
Zumbrota-Mazeppa rallied from a six-run deficit Saturday to beat Caledonia/Spring Grove 9-6 and remain alive in the Section 1AA tournament losers' bracket. The Cougars will return to Austin, Minn., on Tuesday to play Byron, which beat Z-M 2-0 in the first game Saturday at Riverland...
June 4, 2011 - 11:20pm
June 3, 2011
Girls golf: Wingers win Section 1AA crown
Red Wing fired a 322 Friday at Eastwood Golf Course in Rochester to run away with the Section 1AA title. The Wingers won by 65 strokes and clinched a trip to the school's 12th state tournament. The Class AA state meet will be held June 15 and 16 at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan,...
June 3, 2011 - 11:15pm
June 2, 2011
UPDATED: Area softball: Cougars going back to state
No. 1 Zumbrota-Mazeppa 11, No. 1 Cotter Schools 0 (5 innings) Z-M advanced to the Class AA state tournament as it beat rival Cotter Schools in Austin, Minn. Carley Henning did much of the damage in the Section 1AA title game as she drove in six runs for the Cougars. In the bottom...
June 2, 2011 - 11:15pm
Area boys track and field: Three Bomber entrants make state
Led by a record-breaking relay team, three Cannon Falls entrants qualified for the Class A state tournament at the Section 1 meet. The Cannon Falls team of Paul Hernke, Dean Quinn, Chris Aiken and Demetre Growette won the 4x400-meter relay Thursday in a time of 3 minutes, 27.95...
June 2, 2011 - 11:04pm
Area baseball: No. 1 Zumbrota-Mazeppa 6, No. 4 Stewartville 1
Z-M had no trouble advancing to the double-elimination portion of the Section 1AA West tournament Thursday in Zumbrota. The Cougars held Stewartville to just two hits thanks to Cody Lodermeier's performance on the mound. The senior went the distance, striking out three and walking...
June 2, 2011 - 10:10pm
May 31, 2011
Area softball: No. 1 Zumbrota-Mazeppa 12, No. 1 Cotter Schools 2 (6 innings)
The Cougars pounded out 15 hits Tuesday in Austin, Minn., to reach the finals of the Section 1AA tournament and avenge a regular-season loss to the Ramblers. When Cotter Schools defeated Z-M 11-1 in six innings on May 11 and snapped the Cougars' 41-game conference winning streak,...
May 31, 2011 - 10:54pm
UPDATED: Area boys track and field: Bombers qualify 2 relays for finals
Cannon Falls posted the fastest time in the boys 4x400-meter relay prelims during the first day of the Section 1A meet. The Bombers crossed the finish line in 3 minutes, 31.60 seconds Tuesday at Triton High School and advanced to Thursday's finals. Junior Paul Hernke, senior Dean...
May 31, 2011 - 3:25pm
May 28, 2011
Area softball: Z-M captures fifth straight subsection title
Jamie St. Marie went 4-for-4 with a triple and drove in four runs as she led Zumbrota-Mazeppa to an 8-2 win over Cannon Falls in the Section 1AA West semifinals Saturday in Pine Island. Z-M opened the game strong, managing five base hits and coming away with a pair of runs in the...
May 28, 2011 - 5:51pm
May 27, 2011
Area baseball: Zumbrota-Mazeppa 2, La Crescent 1
The Cougars will enter the postseason on a high note after beating the host Lancers 2-1 in the Hiawatha Valley League playoff championship game Friday. La Crescent is ranked No. 4 in Class AA. "This should be a great confidence booster going into the playoffs," Z-M coach Chuck Ohm...
May 27, 2011 - 11:32pm
May 26, 2011
Area softball: No. 1 Zumbrota-Mazeppa 9, No. 8 Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander/Kingsland 0
The Cougars had no trouble in the first round of the Section 1AA West Tournament as they downed GMLOK Thursday night at home, holding the visitor to just one hit. Every senior on the Z-M roster recorded a hit in her last at-bat in her home park, according to Z-M coach Kevin Nelson. The...
May 26, 2011 - 10:52pm
May 25, 2011
UPDATED: Area baseball: Z-M, Cannon Falls earn top two seeds
Zumbrota-Mazeppa received the top seed and an opening-round bye in the Section 1AA West tournament. The Cougars' first game will be at home on June 2 against either No. 4 Stewartville or No. 5 Rochester Lourdes. Those two teams meet Tuesday. Cannon Falls was awarded the No. 2 seed...
May 25, 2011 - 11:18pm