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gotchaSports takes a different turn in August of each year. The summer baseball-softball routine is suddenly shattered by ropes flying through the air and calves trying desperately to get away. This calf roper was bearing down hard on his calf as part of the Barnes Rodeo at the Lyon County Fair last week. The rodeo is an annual event at the county fair. The rodeo runs two days during the fair ad is a big attraction for fair goers and the general rodeo population.  Staff Photo by Byron Higgin.
 
Lincoln HI football program on the ropes PDF Print E-mail

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By Byron Higgin, Mascot Sports

Barry Meyer, Minneota Mudhen player, softball player and Lincoln HI football coach, played softball last weekend at Belgian American Days in Ghent.
No surprise there.
But Barry told me some startling things about the football program of which he is the head coach.
Meyer is the ONLY coach on the Lincoln HI squad, composed of Ivanhoe and Hendricks players. He has NO assistants. Budget cuts and the like have forced him to “go it alone.”

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Mudhens are holding baseball clinic for kids PDF Print E-mail
The Minneota Mudhens baseball team are inviting all the area youth to two nights of fun and instruction on the fundamentals of baseball and girls softball at a clinic set for next week.
It will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m.,  Monday and Tuesday, August 16 and 17.
Youth entering First grade to Seventh Grade are invited to attend the fundamentals clinic.
It will be held at K. P. Kompelien baseball field.
The clinic is free to the area youth.
If it’s raining, the clinic will be canceled.
If you have any questions, call Jason Myhre at 872-6803.
 
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