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DUSTIN BUNKE scores a hit at Sunday night’s friendly softball game between Rushford Lutheran Church and Root River Community Church.
DUSTIN BUNKE scores a hit at Sunday night’s friendly softball game between Rushford Lutheran Church and Root River Community Church.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:06 PM
Believe it or not, it is again time to begin thinking about fall sports for Rushford-Peterson high school students.
  • On Sunday night, July 24, 100 parishioners from Rushford Lutheran Church (RLC) and Root River Community Church (RRCC) came out to play softball in Creekside Park.
  • Believe it or not, it is again time to begin thinking about fall sports for Rushford-Peterson high school students.
  • Mabel Liquor (4-1) became the first team to stand alone atop the standings of the men’s slowpitch softball race at Canton in 2016. Bunke Construction (3-2) slipped into second place with a second loss to Mabel Liquor. 
  • Neither game was close as a three-team logjam was reduced to two during men’s slowpitch softball on July 12 at Canton.
  • For the second year in a row, Coach Marshall Hoiness, originally of Rushford, has lead the golfers of The Blake School, in the cities, to a Class AA State Title.
  • Senior men’s golf league Boehmke and Gaddis take first
    This last Monday morning 40 golfers competed with Chuck Boehmke and Phil Gaddis taking the top spot with a net 23.5.  
  • Bunke Construction threw the race into a three-way tie at the top by handing a first league loss to Larson Well Drilling on July 5. Mabel Liquor (3-1) joined the logjam with a one-run win over Soland Carpentry in men’s slowpitch softball at Canton.
  • 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.

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