The Winona State University (WSU) men's basketball team got back on track on Saturday, beating the University of Mary (UMary), 86-70 in their second game of the Minnesota State University - Moorhead Microtel Thanksgiving Classic.

The Saint Mary's University (SMU) women's basketball team entered Sunday's matchup against Luther College looking to close out their non-conference schedule on a high note.

Cotter Schools’ very own boys’ hockey team is ready to hit the ice in preparation for its first varsity season in over 40 years. Cotter, a private Catholic school serving 900 K-12 students has educated generations of area students for more than a century. Now it is venturing into the sport o…

Winona State men's cross country standout Josh Jarpey concluded an impressive junior season, finishing among the top 50 distance runners in the nation at the 2021 NCAA Division II cross country championships held at the Abbey Course in Saint Leo, Fla.

For the second time in as many meetings, the Saint Mary's University (SMU) men's hockey team found itself battling Saint John University’s (SJU) to a one-goal decision Saturday evening.

After coming up short in the teams' first meeting last Friday night, the College of Saint Benedict (CSB) came into Saturday's rematch at the Saint Mary's Ice Arena looking to gain a bit of revenge against the Saint Mary's University (SMU) women's hockey team.

A great game to celebrate an even greater career saw Tom Sawyer go out a winner, as Winona State University (WSU) defeated Minnesota State University – Mankato (MSU), 18-16 in front of over 2,000 fans at Altra Federal Credit Union Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 13. 

The Cotter Volleyball team wrapped up their season with an awards banquet. Alison French earned All-State, All-Conference, team MVP, and All-State Academic honors. Andie Teske was named to the All-State Academic Team and earned an All-Conference Honorable Mention. Olivia Blumers also receive…

The Minnesota High School League Cross Country Championships were held on Saturday, November 6, at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., where the Division A boys ran at 12 p.m. and Division A girls ran at 1 p.m. Unlike the cold rainy conditions of the week before at the Section meet Roches…

The Winona State University (WSU) men's basketball team led from start to finish in their 77-61 exhibition win against Saint Mary's University on Sunday, and Head  Coach Todd Eisner had several Warriors step up to impress on the evening. 

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) got a brief glimpse at the Saint Mary's University volleyball team's not-so-secret weapon — outside hitter Ciarra McNally, of Lewiston— during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season.

The gorgeous weather held out for another weekend as competitors and their fans from all over the state took to the 5,000-meter circuit on Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. For the runners who have been here before or the ones competing for the first time there’s nothing quite lik…

On Sunday, October 10, Noah Hauser, of Winona, won first place in his division at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation's (IBJJF) largest and most prestigious No Gi grappling tournament, the IBJJF No Gi World Championship. Competitors from all around the globe congregated in Garla…

The Winona State University (WSU) football team had a tall task taking on 19th-ranked Augustana University (AU) on the road in their second trip to Sioux Falls, S.D., in as many weeks. The Warriors (5-4, 3-2 NSIC South) and Vikings (8-1, 4-1 NSIC South) met in the 49th Shrine Game, but after…

The Winhawk Girls Swim and Dive program had great performances and earned their best finish at the Big 9 Conference meet since 2015 as they took fifth of the 12 Big 9 teams. The total scores are as follows: Rochester Century 494, Rochester Mayo 324.5, Northfield 285, Mankato West 269, Winona…

The Winona State University (WSU) women's soccer team trekked to Wayne State College (WSC) to take on the Wildcats on Friday, October 29, battling up to the final minute of the match, but falling 2-1.

The Cotter girls cross country team qualified for state next Saturday, November 6, at St. Olaf College with a strong performance from all of its top five runners at the Section 1A meet in Rochester, Minn., at Northern Hills Golf Course. Sonja Semling won the section race of 135 runners, in s…

With 16 games decided by one goal or less between the two of them, it should come as no surprise to anyone that Saturday's Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference clash between the Saint Mary's University (SMU) and Hamline University (HU) men's soccer teams would follow suit.

From left, Cotter High School soccer players Olivia Gardner, Ava Killian, and Allyssa Williams received All-State honors at the Minnesota State High School Soccer Coaches Association banquet. Gardner was named “Ms. Soccer” as the best class A senior player in the state, and Cotter Coach Mari…

It ended where it all began back in August: at Westby High School. What seemed like only a few days ago the Cochrane-Fountain City (C-FC) High School cross country season kicked off with an invitational at Westby’s challenging course, complete with sharp turns and sudden elevation changes. I…

Cotter Cross Country had its conference meet at Pine Creek Golf Course in La Crescent last Tuesday. The Cotter girls finished third and Cotter boys finished fourth. Returning conference champion Sonja Semling, of Cotter, was the girls' individual overall champion with a 20:23-minute finish, …

On Oct. 9, both Cochrane-Fountain City High School cross country varsity teams woke up early after homecoming festivities the night before and took the short drive to Arcadia for a 12-team meet. This time in the season often sees sporadic racing with some kids hitting the wall and others exc…

The Winona Youth Mountain Bike Team took first place for high school and third for middle school in the division one race in Rochester, Minn. Individually, Natalie Horeck and Franziska Rinkleff finished third and fourth for the varsity girls, respectively, while Isaac Allred took third place…

After a strong showing against nationally ranked competition last week, the Winona State University (WSU) volleyball team earned a number-eight ranking by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) in the most recent Division II poll. 

The Winona State University (WSU) football earned the right to keep “The Sledge” another year, defeating Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) 26-14 on Saturday, October 16, in Altra Federal Credit Union Stadium.