Local News | Sports - High School
Friday, December 19, 2014 7:16 AM
Rushford-Peterson boys experienced their first real test of the year against Wisconsin team Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau last Saturday afternoon in Rushford.
  • Last Saturday, the Screamin’ Eagles from Lewiston-Altura/Rushford-Peterson, suffered five forfeits, losing them 30 points in their loss to WEM/JWP 52-24. 
  • After strong start to the season, the Trojan girls were saddled with their first loss Dec. 9 against Fillmore Central.  
  • Rushford-Peterson boys experienced their first real test of the year against Wisconsin team Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau last Saturday afternoon in Rushford. 
  • LARP falls to P-E-M in season opener
    Lewiston-Altura/Rushford-Peterson wrestling team started their season with a loss against Plainview-Elgin-Millville Dec. 4. 
  • Trojans jump to 3-0
    The boys Trojans team has started their season, and they are already showing why they are contenders for a state title this year with outstanding play against La Crescent and Lanesboro, bringing their winning streak to three games thus far. 
  • R-P girls start off season on a winning streak
    Rushford-Peterson girls are undefeated after their back to back wins in the first week of the basketball season. After narrowly escaping from La Crescent with a win, 65-58, the Trojans turned around to dominate Lanesboro 48-12. 
  • Area students will have a chance to win some money with Money Ball from Merchants Bank. The first chance comes during halftime of the Rushford boys basketball game against Lanesboro, Friday, Dec. 5.  
  • R-P boys debut with an 80-32 win over Cardinals
    Trojan boys started their season with a road win against Lewiston-Altura on November 25 80-32. 
  • The Rushford-Peterson football team had a strong season with only two losses this year.  A big part of that was the 17 seniors who worked tirelessly game after game. Five of these seniors, and one sophomore, were nominated for Southern Football Alliance Conference players. 
  • We’re in the huddle. I wipe the sweat off my face and listen to the coach. I finish taking the swig of my refreshingly cold water. I pass it to my teammate. I’m ready to go. Focus, hustle, and control. We got this I say in my mind. I got this. We put our hands in the circle and loudly yell, “Hustle!” We run back on the court, the whistle blows and I yell, “Mine! Mine!” and I get it. 
  • Now that boys football and girls volleyball have both been knocked out of post-season contention, Rushford-Peterson school is now free to shift the focus to winter sports. 
  • Blossoms put an end to senior’s high school football career
    On Saturday, Rushford-Peterson Trojans experienced something they hadn’t experienced for most of the season; playing from behind.  
  • Killing one bird with 10 touchdowns
    One sided victories seem to be Rushford-Peterson’s bread and butter as they easily triumphed over Faribault Bethlehem-Academy Saturday night, 66-20. 
  • LARP runners finish out   season at Rochester meet
    The LARP Cross-County team made their last stand of the season last Thursday (Oct.3) at Rochester’s Northern Hills Golf course. 

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