Oct 29

Championship volleyball

Who’s going to win? #1 seeded Melrose vs #2 seeded Sauk Centre. The two teams will play for the North Sub Section Championship Thursday night at 6:00 at Sauk Rapids. MIDMNSPORTS will have the webcast of the match.
Both teams have had outstanding seasons, Melrose is 25-5 overall, Sauk Centre is 26-4, they were co-champions in the West Central Conference North, the two teams split their matches in the regular season, both winning at home. Now it’s on a neutral court with everything on the line. The winner of the match will play Saturday afternoon at 2:00 at the college of St. Benedict against either Rocori 23-5 or St. Cloud Cathedral 24-5. Those two teams play the second match Thursday at Sauk Rapids. The winner of Saturday’s match wiil advance to the State volleyball tournament.

Oct 28

Big match is set

It’s going to be Melrose and Sauk Centre volleyball for the North Sub Section Championship Thursday night at 6:00 at Sauk Rapids.
Both teams won their Sub Section Semi final matches, Melrose beat Little Falls 3-0  25-12, 25-19, 25-15.  Sauk Centre defeated Osakis 3-0  25-18,  26-24,  25-7.
Other VB:
Rocori over Annandale 3-0
St. Cloud Cathedral beat Albany 3-1
Rocori vs St. Cloud Cathedral Thursday at 8:00 at Sauk Rapids.
Verndale beat BBE 3-0
Browerville beat Kimball 3-0

Oct 27

Playoff volleyball

The top four seeded volleyball teams will meet Tuesday night in the North Sub Section 6AA.
#1 seeded Melrose will be at home against #4 Little Falls, #2 seeded Sauk Centre will be at home with #3 Osakis. MIDMNSPORTS will webcast the Sauk Centre and Osakis match, both matches start at 7:00.
The winners of the two matches will meet Thursday night at 6:00 at Sauk Rapids for the North Sub Section championship. The winner of Thursday’s match will play Saturday afternoon at 2:00 at the College of St. Benedict for the trip to the State Tournament.
Sauk Centre and Osakis have had an outstanding season, both teams have over 20 wins, Sauk Centre is 25-4 overall, Osakis is 21-7. Melrose is also over 20 wins at 25-5, the Little Falls team is 11-17.
In the South, #1 Rocori 22-5 is at home vs #4 Annandale 16-12. #2 Albany 18-11 is home with St. Cloud Cathedral 23-5. Even though Cathedral has a better record than Albany, Albany has defeated St. Cloud Cathedal two times in the regular season.

Oct 25

Melrose FB wins in semi final game

A solid effort on both sides of the ball for the Melrose football team Saturday night. Melrose beat Annandale 32-6 and will now play New London Spicer for the Section 6AAA championship. NLS beat Morris 48-30, after trailing 15-14 at halftime. The game will be played Saturday afternoon at St. Cloud State University at 5:30. MIDMNSPORTS will webcast the championship game.
Melrose fumbled the opening kickoff, giving Annandale the first chance to score but the Melrose defense stopped them at the 7 yard line. Then Melrose went the other way, a 93 yard touchdown drive, highlighted by a long run from Zach Pierskalla, which led to a 12 yard touchdown run by Anthony Welle. Melrose took a 12-0 lead on a 55 yaard run from Welle. It went to 20-0 on a 26 yard TD pass from Matthew Beste to Blake Gerads.
It stayed 20-0 into the 4th quarter, then Tyler Braegelmann picked off a pass which set up another touchdown pass thrown by Beste, 18 yards this time to Isaac Herkenhoff. The last Melrose touchdown came on a 56 yard run by Pierskalla.
Pierskalla 30/193, Welle 12/103. QB Beste 8/11 120 yards and 2 touchdowns. Blake Gerads 5/70 receiving.
Melrose is now 8-2 on the season, NLS is 8-1.
Other football:
Section 5AAA   #1 Pierz over #5 Mora 49-0
#3 St. Cloud Cathedral beat #7 Foley 29-7
Pierz vs St. Cloud Cathedral at 8:00 at SCSU after the Melrose-NLS game.
Section 7AAA: #1 Esko over Duluth Marshall 35-12
#2 Two Harbors beat Proctor 20-12
The winner of Section 7AAA Esko vs Two Harbors will play the winner of Melrose and NLS in the State Tournament. That game will be played at SCSU Saturday 11/8 at noon.
Section 5AA: Paynesville over Eden Valley Watkins 46-33   Eden Valley Watkins led at halftime 19-12
BOLD over Minnewaska 41-12
Holdingford over Osakis 48-8
Rocori beat Albany 41-30

Oct 25

Conference championship goes to Melrose

The depth of the Melrose girls swimming team is a big factor in the team’s success. Melrose won the West Central Conference meet Saturday afternoon at the U of Morris pool. Melrose had a first place score of 698 points, Sauk Centre was second at 484. Melrose also had Rachael Kulzer set a new school conference record in the 200 Freestyle.
Here are all the results…WCC swimming results 2014

Oct 23

Playoff volleyball

Quarter final scores in North Sub Section 6AA:
Sauk Centre over Staples/Motley 3-0  25-8,  25-10,  25-6
Osakis beat Pierz 3-0   26-24,  25-23,  25-10  Osakis at Sauk Centre Tuesday at 7:00
Melrose beat LP/GE 3-0   25-15,  25-6,  25-12  Melrose at home Tuesday at 7:00 vs Little Falls
Little Falls over Holdingford 3-2
The top four seeded teams all advance to the Sub Section semi final on Tuesday. Melrose (25-5) at home with Little Falls (11-17). Sauk Centre (25-4) at home vs Osakis (21-7).
Other volleyball:
Rocori over Howard Lake 3-0
Albany over Paynesville 3-1
St. Cloud Cathedral over Foley 3-1
BBE beat Eden Valley Watkins 3-1

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 …..Section 6A Girls CC Results – 2014     Section 6A Boys CC Results – 2014

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

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