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December 2, 2016
Girls Basketball: Goodhue tops Z-M
A week after opening the season with a win, Goodhue got its Hiawatha Valley League schedule underway with a 75-47 victory over Zumbrota-Mazeppa. Wildcat Sydney Lodermeier led all scorers with 28 points and added nine rebounds. McKenzie Ryan had 10 points for Goodhue while Emily Benrud...
December 2, 2016 - 10:55pm
Boys Basketball: Goodhue opens with a win over Z-M
With three players scoring in double digits, Goodhue opened the season with a 70-49 victory over Hiawatha Valley League foe Zumbrota-Mazeppa on Friday. Sam McNamara's 20 points and eight rebounds were both Wildcat highs, with Taylor Buck (16 points) and Sam Opsahl (14) combining for...
December 2, 2016 - 10:52pm
November 30, 2016
All-Area Football: Goodhue, Z-M lead area standouts
Mason Hofstedt, RB, Cannon Falls, Sr. (Player of the Year) 235 carries, 2,109 yards, 17 TDs. 2016 Team MVP (declined, given to offensive line), 2016 All-District, 2016 All-Section, 2016 District MVP, All-Star Game selection From Bombers coach Josh Hofstedt: “Mason is a great competitor...
November 30, 2016 - 11:21am
November 29, 2016
Girls Basketball: Z-M second at Dover-Eyota tourney
The Zumbrota-Mazeppa girls' basketball team went 1-1 at the Dover-Eyota invitational on Friday and Saturday, winning its first-round game against Grand Meadow (65-49) before losing to Minnehaha Academy in the finals Saturday (76-57). In the finals, Natalie Majerus led a trio of Cougars...
November 29, 2016 - 12:28pm
November 5, 2016
Football: Cougars corralled; Caledonia headed back to state
ROCHESTER – Against Caledonia, you have to make your moments count. The defending Class 2A state champions are too fast on defense and too...
November 5, 2016 - 1:09am
October 30, 2016
Football: Z-M shuts down Triton, advances to 1AA finals
For the first time since 2011, Zumbrota-Mazeppa finds itself in the Section 1AA championship game after the second-seeded Cougars defeated third-seeded Triton 21-6 Saturday night at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School. With the weather limiting Z-M's passing attack to just four attempts,...
October 30, 2016 - 1:44am
October 28, 2016
Cross-Country: Red Wing boys and girls state bound
OWATONNA – Red Wing's cross-country program has had plenty of success in recent years. The girls' team clinched a state berth last year, and...
October 28, 2016 - 3:41pm
Volleyball: K-M downs Z-M
Kasson-Mantorville has had an up and down season, but the KoMets opened the Sub-section 1AA West tournament on Thursday with a convincing 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-10) win over Zumbrota-Mazeppa. Carly Fredrickson led the Cougars with seven kills, with Lyndsey Quam adding five points....
October 28, 2016 - 12:25pm
October 25, 2016
Football: Z-M moves on as defense comes up big again
For the second straight week, Zumbrota-Mazeppa's defense came through on the scoreboard. And this time, it helped the second-seeded and 10th-ranked Cougars advance in the Section 1AA tournament with a 13-7 victory against seventh-seeded Dover-Eyota Tuesday in Zumbrota. The defensive...
October 25, 2016 - 11:34pm
October 24, 2016
Football: A glance at the section playoffs
Playoff football begins on Tuesday. Below is a look around at sections involving area teams. Section 1AAAA 1. Winona (7-1) 2. Stewartville (6-2) 3. Kasson-Mantorville (6-2) 4. Byron (5-3) 5. Albert Lea (2-6) 6. Red Wing (0-8) Tuesday's games Quarterfinals Winona, bye Stewartville,...
October 24, 2016 - 12:03pm
October 20, 2016
Football: Z-M's defense scores in bunches against Pine Island
With three pick-sixes, any offense Zumbrota-Mazeppa got was a bonus on Wednesday. Playing at Highway 52 rival Pine Island, the Cougars' Jacob Bennett had two interceptions for a touchdown, and Robvon Jackson also had a pick for a score to help the Cougars to a 26-22 Southeast White...
October 20, 2016 - 12:19am
October 19, 2016
Cross-Country: Lake City boys, Stewartville girls secure HVL titles
With its top two runners placing 1-2, and with four runners placing in the top seven, the Lake City boys' cross-country team held off Kasson-Mantorville to win the Hiawatha Valley League championship Tuesday at Bear Cave Park in Stewartville. Led by Carl Kozlowski's first-place time...
October 19, 2016 - 5:28pm
Volleyball: Wildcats knock out rival Cougars
The battle of Highway 58 went to Goodhue on Tuesday night as the Wildcats closed out the regular season with a three-set Hiawatha Valley League victory against Zumbrota-Mazeppa, 25-21, 25-21, 25-15, in Goodhue. Sydney Lodermeier was Goodhue's top attacker with 10 kills while Maddy...
October 19, 2016 - 4:30pm
October 14, 2016
Football: St. Charles wins wild, windy one over Z-M
ZUMBROTA -- Three minutes. That will be the defining time of Friday's game between Zumbrota-Mazeppa and St. Charles. For three quarters, the...
October 14, 2016 - 11:34pm
October 7, 2016
Football: Z-M holds on to beat Chatfield
In the end, Zumbrota-Mazeppa didn’t need it. But it was close enough that the two touchdowns wiped out by penalties could have made life much easier for the Cougars in a 27-20 victory over Chatfield. Caden Steffen and Jacob Bennett each had rushing touchdowns in the first quarter,...
October 7, 2016 - 11:49pm