Area Sports

Wolverine baseball team tops LSH

Jake Schmidt struckout a dozen while Hunter Stearns and Caleb Dose delivered key extra base hits Thursday as the Wolverine baseballers upended Le Sueur-Henderson 7-1 in Gaylord. “We played much better today than on Monday,” Sibley East head coach Dan Hoefs said.  “Jake got some big strikeouts in key situations to stop Le Sueur-Henderson threats. …

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SE Track teams off to a great start

It was a handful of first place finishes for Sibley East’s track teams Thursday in a season opening competition at Arlington. The Lady Wolverines won eight events, including three relays on Thursday. It was a dandy dozen for the Wolverine boys in Thursday’s track meet combined to win 12 events in the four team event.…

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Gaylord bowlers among top finishers

A few Gaylord bowlers were among the top finishers this past month in El Toro Bowl’s 60th Annual Handicap Tournament. Veteran kegler Mark Soeffker headlined the list of Gaylord bowlers who had success. For more news, subscribe to The Gaylord Hub. Click to subscribe

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Islanders to return many of their veterans

Like many other activities, it’s back to normal for Gaylord’s amateur baseballers. The Islanders held an official practice Sunday in preparation for their 2021 campaign. Gaylord is scheduled to open the season on Sunday, April 25th against Brownton. That contest will be played in Gaylord. Game time is slated for 2:00 p.m. For more news,…

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Wolverines receive MRC honors

Sibley East boys’ basketballers Aaron Flieth and Caleb Dose were recently recognized by the Minnesota River Conference (MRC). Flieth, a senior, was among a dozen players named to the All-Conference Team. Dose, also a senior, received honorable mention. Sibley East’s girls’ baskeballer Audrey Parrott received honorable mention honors from the MRC. She was also an…

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Numbers strong for the Sibley East track teams

After losing all of last season due to COVID-19, Sibley East head track coach Jim Kreft was unsure about what this spring would bring. But, he can now put his worries aside as numbers are solid and the Wolverine boys and girls appear anxious to return to competition. “After losing our entire last season, we…

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Softballers open season with home games

Sibley East’s softball team will open its 2021 campaign with two home games this week. The Lady Wolverines, coached by Steph Schultz, will host Norwood Young America on Thursday and Glencoe-Silver Lake (doubleheader)on Friday. Looking to lead this year’s squad will squad will be Sibley East seniors Maia Louwagie, Alivia Strack, Rachel Widmer and Lexi Petzel.

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Good core group back for Sibley East baseball

Judging by what some of its players have accomplished in the past, it could be a very exciting season for Sibley East baseball. Head coach Dan Hoefs said last week that his team is super excited to get back to playing, after missing all of last year due to COVID-19. “Last year would have been a fun year of growth as we would have fielded a…

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