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Renville County West to fold team PDF Print E-mail

By Byron Higgin
Mascot Sports Editor

The Renville County West (RCW) football team isn’t going to make it past the fourth game of the year.
The team, composed of players from Renville, Danube and Sacred Heart is halting the varsity season to prevent injury to younger players. In several cases seventh graders have been playing varsity football.
“They are going to pull out of the varsity schedule and play junior varsity games,” said Minneota Athletic Director Harlen Ulrich.

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Vikings second at Jackson County Central tourney PDF Print E-mail

For the second year in a row, Minneota took second to host Jackson County Central in the weekend volleyball tournament in Jackson.

They lost in the finals to Jackson County Central, 25-20 and 25-18.

To get to the championship they beat Sleepy Eye St. Mary's 25-5 and 25-4 and bounced back with a nice 25-24 and 25-23 win over Mankato East.

The Vikings had an easy time with Windom Area, an arch rival, 25-15 and 25-18 in the match that put them in the championship.

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It was a struggle — but a win PDF Print E-mail

anderson runBrandon Anderson (42) scored three touchdowns against Lakeview.

By Byron Higgin, Mascot Publisher

It wasn't pretty, but it was a win.

In the words of Coach Chad Johnston, after the 42-0 Minneota victory over Lakeview Friday night, "It's not many times you can score 42 points  and yet  we were not clickin'. We've been clickin' — but tonight we weren't."

"Defensive played phenominal tonight," her said, adding, "And you've got to give it to Cottonwood, they came out on a mission, they gambled and they taught us alot."

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