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Photo by Sam Clemens
Dylan Linder Photo by Sam Clemens
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:35 PM
The Rushford-Peterson/Houston track teams had a total of three first place team finishes in the last week while competing at Dover-Eyota and Lewiston-Altura invitationals.

  • Now that warm weather is here and is consistent, Senior Men’s Golf League is ready to get underway. According to Lupy Myhro, organizer for the league, season will play will start off on Monday morning, May 2.

  • Golfers take fourth in tournament
    When playing a team that is former Class A State Tournament qualifier, the stakes are high. Fillmore Central came to R-P’s home turf last week, but coach Mike Honken had faith his Trojans could sneak an upset.

  • Trojans baseball picks up two wins
    If you see an exhausted baseball player this week, don’t be surprised. The Trojan boys played five games in a five day period last week that culminated in a double header against Cashton and Mabel-Canton on Saturday.

  • The Rushford-Peterson softball team was 10-run ruled twice and suffered three losses last week dropping their record to 2-5.

  • Track teams dominate at D-E, L-A Invitationals
    The Rushford-Peterson/Houston track teams had a total of three first place team finishes in the last week while competing at Dover-Eyota and Lewiston-Altura invitationals.

  • The Trojans squared off against both W-K and Houston on April 12, and walked away the winner. The Trojans were the low score for the day with a183 point total.

  • Trojans shut out by Cotter, take third in own tournament
    After a blowout 13-1 against Lewiston-Altura the previous week, the Trojan girls met the opposite fate against Winona Cotter on Friday. Cotter shut out Rushford-Peterson 17-0. The game ended after five innings.

  • R-P boys take home first win
    Trojan boys took home the first win of the season on Friday against Fillmore Central/Lanesboro, as they came out on top 2-1. The win came in thanks to some bold base running moves by Mason McManimon-Myers.

  • Carlson breaks records at Chatfield and P-E-M
    With only four teams competing at Chatfield on April 12, Rushford-Peterson/Houston track teams placed second for both boys and girls.

  • Baseball team starts season off with two losses
    The Trojan baseball team did not begin the season as well as they had hoped. The Trojans suffered back to back losses, but hope to recuperate in time to take on Fillmore Central this Friday.

  • R-P softball outscores Lewiston-Altura 13-1
    While the R-P softball was unable to pull out a win against La Crescent in their season opener, they managed to obliterate Lewiston-Altura in their home opener on Monday.

  • Coach Mike Honken has high hopes for this year’s Rushford-Peterson boys golf team, provided the team does the one thing that is required for success: practice.

  • Girls place first for track home opener
    The Rushford-Peterson/Houston girls took first place honors in the March 29 track home opener. The victory came in thanks to strong performances by several key individuals. R-P/H ended the day with 112 points, just ahead of Lanesboro/Fillmore Central, who had 110 points.

  • After two weeks of practice, the R-P Baseball team is gearing up for their season opener against Cotter on April 5. 

  • In the world of sports, teams can range from two people, up to a 100, or more. Now that state championships for boys and girls basketball have been crowned, which have a roster of 15 or so per team, the Rushford-Peterson/Houston track and field season begins with 86 athletes compete to bolster the boys and girls teams.

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