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June 8, 2011
Area football: Austin hired to turn Ellsworth around
Former Goodhue football coach Clair Austin was hired to fill the same job at Ellsworth and charged with reviving a moribund program. Since making the playoffs in 2007, the Panthers are 2-25 and they endured a 23-game losing streak. Ellsworth went with a proven winner in Austin, who...
June 8, 2011 - 10:18pm
June 7, 2011
Area football: Poncelet to coach Goodhue
Tony Poncelet has been tabbed to lead the Goodhue football program after spending 10 years as an assistant with the Wildcats. He replaces Clair Austin, who resigned after the 2010 season. Poncelet, who was hired Friday, had been the team's offensive coordinator. "He's very detail...
June 7, 2011 - 7:45pm
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 2, 2011
Area baseball: No. 1 Wabasha-Kellogg 17, No. 4 Goodhue 2 (5 innings)
Goodhue got off to a strong start against fourth-ranked Wabasha-Kellogg, scoring two runs in the top of the first. Then the floodgates opened for Wabasha-Kellogg in the Section 1A East playoff game. The Falcons scored six runs in the bottom half of the inning and never let up on Thursday...
June 2, 2011 - 10:20pm
May 31, 2011
Area baseball: No. 4 Goodhue 3, No. 5 Rushford-Peterson 1
The Wildcats won in the first round of Section 1A East tournament Tuesday night in Goodhue thanks to Brian Strauss' solid performance on the mound. The senior went the distance, giving up just six hits, striking out five and walking two batters. "Brian was in control the whole...
May 31, 2011 - 9:37pm
May 26, 2011
Area softball: No. 3 Southland 5, No. 6 Goodhue 4
The Wildcats challenged Southland in the Section 1A East tournament opener, but the host Rebels prevailed by plating the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday. "We were the underdog tonight and we took them to the seventh inning," Goodhue coach Chris Irvin said....
May 26, 2011 - 10:47pm
Area baseball: Goodhue 8, Blooming Prairie 7
The host Wildcats' shaky start Thursday was erased by a big comeback in the late innings. Goodhue starting pitcher Dustin Thomforde struggled, walking eight batters in the first two innings. "It wasn't (Dustin's) night tonight," Goodhue coach Eric Schofield said. Dylan Heman...
May 26, 2011 - 10:34pm
May 23, 2011
Area baseball: Pine Island 4-3, Goodhue 3-5
The Wildcats received a pair of strong pitching performances Monday and split a doubleheader on the road. In the opener, Andy Johnson allowed four runs over six innings, but just one of the runs was earned as Goodhue made three errors. Johnson allowed six hits, walked two and...
May 23, 2011 - 11:25pm
May 21, 2011
Rain forces games to be postponed
The following games that were scheduled for Saturday have been postponed: Zumbrota-Mazeppa softball tournament Goodhue at Pine Island doubleheader (rescheduled for Monday) Hager City Skeeters amateur baseball Miesville at Prescott amateur baseball Ellsworth amateur...
May 21, 2011 - 2:04pm
May 19, 2011
Area softball: Goodhue 5-6, Lake City 4-4
The Wildcats came away with a couple of nail-biting wins Thursday afternoon in Lake City, concluding their regular season with five wins. In the eighth inning of Game 1, a single from freshman Emily Roschen and a double from Katie Charbonneau two batters later put the Wildcats up...
May 19, 2011 - 10:31pm
UPDATE: Area baseball: Goodhue, 3, Lake City 2
Charlie Dicke hit a walk-off double off of Lake City's Jake Griebenow to cap off a performance dominated by the Wildcats' seniors. "Our seniors had a fantastic day," Goodhue coach Eric Schofield said. "(Tonight) really showed their leadership." Jordan Taylor led off the final...
May 19, 2011 - 7:56pm
May 17, 2011
Area softball: Pine Island 6, Goodhue 5
Anne Lodermeier cruised through the first three innings Tuesday afternoon retiring the Panthers nine up, nine down. Trouble ensued in the fourth as Goodhue committed an error and Lodermeier uncharacteristically hit two batters to allow the Panthers to tie the game at five. "She...
May 17, 2011 - 8:33pm
Area baseball: Cannon Falls 13-10, Goodhue 3-3
Cannon Falls had no trouble against the Wildcats Tuesday afternoon in their doubleheader, outhitting host Goodhue by a total of 16 between the two contests and remaining errorless in the two games. "In both games we made a lot of mistakes that left the doors wide open for them,"...
May 17, 2011 - 8:16pm
May 16, 2011
Area softball: Cotter Schools 3, Goodhue 1
Goodhue found a way to get on the board early in the first inning, but Lauren Bowlin settled in and shut down the Wildcats the rest of the way. Bowlin allowed six hits and struck out seven in the win Monday. Katie Charbonneau turned in an equally impressive performance on the...
May 16, 2011 - 10:13pm
May 14, 2011
Area softball: Goodhue goes 1-2 at tournament
Emily Ryan drove in Anne Lodermeier with two outs in the bottom of the eighth to lead Goodhue to a 6-5 victory over host Faribault Academies; however, the Wildcats followed that up with an 11-1 loss to United South Central and a 8-4 rain-shortened loss to Wabasha-Kellogg. Ryan,...
May 14, 2011 - 6:57pm