Oct 23

Playoff volleyball

It all starts Friday night, the volleyball teams in the Sub Section 6AA begin with their first night of the playoffs. There are 8 teams in the North Sub Section of Section 6AA, the top four seeded teams will play at home, the winners will advance to the sub section semi finals next Tuesday.
#1 seeded Melrose (24-5) will be at home against LP/GE (3-25). All the matches begin at 7:00. Also in the upper bracket, #4 Little Falls (10-17) will be at home with Holdingford (11-16), the two winners meet on Tuesday.
In the lower bracket, #2 Sauk Centre (25-4) takes on Staples/Motley (1-21) at the Sauk Centre gym. The Sauk Centre match will be on 105.5 FM radio or listen on line at http://tunein.com/radio/Bob-FM-1055-s32264/
#3 Osakis (20-7) is home with #6 Pierz (6-18). The two winners meet on Tuesday at the higher seeded team’s gym.
In the South half, the #1 seeded team is Rocori (21-5)  #2 went to Albany (17-11).

Oct 22

Cross Country Section Meet

The Cross Country teams that compete in Section 6A ran their Section meet Thursday afternoon. The Sauk Centre and Melrose teams where there. The meet was held at the Little Crow golf course in New London. For the boys, Holdingford was the top team, followed by St. Cloud Cathedral. Melrose finished in 11th, Sauk Centre 20th out of 25 teams. On the girls side, Holdingford first, St. Cloud Cathedral second, the Sauk Centre girls were 12th, Melrose 18th out of 23 teams. Results ……http://melrosecrosscountry.weebly.com/section-meet.html

Oct 20

Football playoffs Tuesday

A playoff win for the Melrose football team, 32-22 over Litchfield in the Section 6AAA quarterfinals. Melrose will advance to the semi finals with another home game Saturday night against Annandale. #6 Annandale beat #3 Montevideo 22-13.
Melrose scored two touchdowns in the first quarter on runs of 39 yards by Matthew Beste and an 8 yarder from Zach Pierskalla. After the second touchdown, Litchfield returned the kickoff  for a touchdown and Melrose lead 14-8. Litchfield scored early in the second quarter to take the lead at 16-14. Melrose regained the lead on a 17 yard pass play to Blake Gerads. Melrose was on top at halftime 20-16.
Zach Pierskalla struck again from 40 yards out with his second touchdown to put Melrose up by 10 at 26-16. Litchfield answered with another touchdown to cut the lead to 4 points. Then it was Anthonly Welle scoring from a yard out to give Melrose the win 32-22.
Pierskalla 36 carries and 226 yards. Melrose ran for 314 yards.
Here’s Section 6AAA http://www.minnesota-scores.net/classstandings.php?yid=1415&sport=104&class=4
Minnewaska ended Sauk Centre’s season with a 38-22 win in Section 5AA.
Sauk Centre played an excellent first half, taking a halftime lead of 22-8 at Minnewaska. Two touchdowns runs by Austin Nelson, a 7 and 21 yard run. To close out the first half, quarterback Simon Weller threw a three yard TD pass to WIll Funk. That made it 22-8 Sauk Centre at half.
Minnewaska came out in the second half and scored on each of it’s first three possessions to take a 30-22 lead. Minnewaska added one more touchdown with 3 minutes left to make it a final of 38-22. For the game, Austin Nelson 20 carries for 110 yards, for the season Nelson gained 1368 yards on 250 carries.
Here’s Section 5AA http://www.minnesota-scores.net/classstandings.php?yid=1415&sport=104&class=3
Morris over Redwood Valley 42-13
Osakis beat LP/GE 26-19
#6 Pine River Backus beat #3 Browerville 34-11
BOLD over Benson 54-13
ACGC beat BBE 26-22

Oct 20

Melrose volleyball wins

The overall championship match for the West Central Conference went to the Melrose volleyball team Monday night, Melrose shut out  BOLD 3-0 to win the overall title. Melrose won easily in the first set  25-7, then it was a close second set with Melrose winning in extra points 26-24 but Melrose regained control and won the third set 25-8. Melrose is now 24-5 overall. Melrose plays their first Sub Section playoff game Friday night at home against LP/GE. Sauk Centre will open up the tournament with a home game Friday against Staples/Motley.
In other volleyball, Osakis won the overall conference championship in the Prairie Conference with a 3-1 win over Browerville.

Oct 15

State True Team swimming

The Melrose girls swimming team finished in 7th place at the State True Team meet at the U of M. The team from Visitation finished in first place, then it was Mankato West, Sartell, Breck, Blake, Dassel Cokato, Melrose, Monticello, Hill-Murray, Foley, Hibbing and  Detroit Lakes. Here are the results…True Team girls class A 2014

Oct 15


Melrose over Benson 29-15
Melrose will play at home against Litchfield on Tuesday. Here’s the Section 6AAA…
BOLD beat Sauk Centre 28-7
Here’s the Section 5AA, Sauk Centre will play at Minnewaska on Tuesday.
Minnewaska over YME 54-17
Litchfield over Mound West Tonka 47-12
Paynesville beat Morris 52-34
Pierz over BBE 46-0
Maple Lake over Holdingford  35-8
Albany over Zimmerman 35-10
GSL beat  Annandale 46-6
Eden Valley Watkins over Kimball 43-7
JCC over Redwood Valley 41-12
NLS beat Dassel-Cokato 20-13
Montevideo over ACGC 28-26

Oct 15

Sub Section Volleyball

Here’s the seeding for the Sub Section Volleyball tournament….  #1 Melrose  #2 Sauk Centre  #3 Osakis  #4 Little Falls  #5 Holdingford  #6 Pierz  #7 Staples Motley  #8 LP/GE
The tournament starts Friday 10/24.

Oct 15

FB final regular season game

It’s a short week for the high school football teams, the teams will play Wednesday night and it will be the final regular season game. The first round of the playoffs will be played next Tuesday.
Our game on MIDMNSPORTS will have Melrose playing at home against Benson. The Melrose team is 5-2 on the season, Benson is 0-7. Kickoff at 7:00.
Two teams with opposite records will meet Wednesday night, Sauk Centre at 1-6 will go to BOLD 6-1.
Here’s the way the playoff picture looks for Melrose in Section 6AAA…http://www.minnesota-scores.net/classstandings.php?yid=1415&sport=104&class=4
Sauk Centre is in Section 5AA…http://www.minnesota-scores.net/classstandings.php?yid=1415&sport=104&class=3
In both Sections, the #1 team gets a bye on Tuesday,  #2 vs #7,   #3 vs #6,   #4 vs #5.

Oct 14

Co-champions in VB

Melrose did what they needed to do Tuesday night at Minnewaska and that was to win. Melrose won 3-0  25-15, 25-17 and 25-17. As a result of Sauk Centre also winning Monday night at Morris 3-0, the two teams finish as co-champions in the West Central Conference North with 12-1 conference records. Melrose will represent the West Central conference North in the overall conference championship match next Monday at Paynesville. There ended up to be co-champions in the West Central Conference South between Paynesville and BOLD, that’s because Benson beat Paynesville 3-2 Tuesday night. That puts Paynesville and BOLD at 7-6 in the conference.

Oct 14

WCC cross country

The Cross Country teams in the West Central Conference ran their conference meet Tuesday at the Greystone golf course in Sauk Centre, here’s how it turned out for each of the races….WCC girls varsity    WCC boys varsity    WCC boys JV    WCC girls JV

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