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There was no rain, weather was great, and 43 golfers turned out for the challenge on June 20!

  • There was no rain, weather was great, and 43 golfers turned out for the challenge on June 20!

  • On Thursday, June 23, the Upper Iowa Speedway points series convened in Cresco, Iowa, as part of the Mighty Howard County Fair's agenda. Two days later, the action moved back to the UIS home track in Decorah, Iowa.

  • Weidemann places 59th at State Competition
    Kyle Weidemann ended his golf season as one of the best golfers in the state. As he was the only R-P golfer to attend state, this statistic isn’t too bad. However, Weidemann finished his run in a four way tie for 59th place.

  • Pehler takes first place in State Trap Shooting
    The R-P trap shooting team ended their season last week with four shooters at State Competition in Alexandria. Kiana Pehler distinguished herself by placing first in her division and second overall in class 1A.

  • Mabel native Shawn Peter earned a checkered flag in the Upper Iowa Speedway (UIS) points series last week. The action moved to Cresco, Iowa, for the June 18 dance card, where Peter made his first UIS Stock Cars start of the year.

  • After a strong season that included a conference title, Trojan golfers as a team were unable to advance to state, falling to Blooming Prairie in the Section 1A Meet. However, Kyle Weidemann, will be advancing to state competition as an individual.

  • R-P/H track sends four to state meet in six events
    Noah Carlson, Matt Culhane, Trevor Lundberg, and Anna Sweet’s hard work has paid off as the four Rushford-Peterson/Houston athletes will be competing in six events at the Minnesota State Track Championships on June 10 and 11. The four competed with several other R-P/H athletes at the Section 1A Track Meet at Triton High School last week.

  • On May 26, the Rusford-Peterson baseball team’s season concluded after being shut out by Lewiston-Altura 5-0. The number six seeded Trojans faced the number three seeded Lewiston-Altura in the first game of subsections.

  • The Rushford-Peterson Trojan softball team ended their season in a harsh fight against number one seeded Wabasha-Kellogg. After finishing the season 4-16, the Trojans were the number eight seeded team in Section 1A East.

  • The Rushford-Peterson/Houston track season is winding down now that the regular season has been completed. On May 26, R-P/H boys and girls finished second out of six teams at 1A Sub-sections held in LaCrescent. The boys team scored 124 points and finished behind LaCrescent, who scored 188.5. The girls’ teams scored more evenly with R-P/H scoring 98 points, behind LaCrescent, who scored 145.

  • The R-P golf team is one meet away from qualifying for Class A State Championships on a team level. After placing fourth in the first day of Sections on May 25, the Trojans will continue on to the Section 1A Meet on May 31. If they succeed in this meet, it will be the first time since 2010 that the golf team made it to the state meet as a team.

  • At the Three Rivers Conference Golf Meet on May 19 at Willow Creek Golf Course, the Rushford-Peterson boys placed fourth out of 12 teams.

  • Rushford-Peterson softball season play coming to a close
    The R-P softball team ended their regular season with a win and three losses. They finished the regular season with a record of 4-16. The Trojans received the number eight seed in the Sub-section 1A tournament. 

  • Strong win and close loss ends regular season for R-P baseball
    The Trojan baseball team ended their regular season play with a win against Houston and a close loss to Caledonia. They have earned the number 6 seed in the upcoming sub-section tournament. On May 26, they will face off against number three seeded Lewiston-Altura. The game will be at 5 p.m. at L-A.

  • R-P/H track teams prepare for subsections
    The R-P/H track team finished the season with a younger group that excluded some of the season’s top performers, including: Noah Carlson, Matt Culhane, Anna Sweet, and Ashley Agrimson at the Dover-Eyota Invitational last week.

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