The Lanesboro Golf Course was the site of the first meet of the season for the Lanesboro High School boys and girls varsity teams.
Because of the weather conditions, several golf dates have been moved around, but the Fillmore Central golfers finally got in their first match this past Monday.
The 2015 SEC All-Conference awards for girls basketball have been announced, and several local athletes from Lanesboro and Mabel-Canton were honored.
Four experienced players will lead the Mabel-Canton Cougar softball team out on the field this spring.
Returning senior letter winners Keyser Wenthold (All-SEC 2014), Wesley Richert (Honorable Mention All-Conference) and Jon Selness are ready to lead the 2015 Mabel-Canton baseball team out onto the field this spring.
For Lanesboro golfers, 2015 could be an interesting year. Both 2014 Most Valuable Players return, as well as some other key varsity hitters.
Last year the Fillmore Central/Lanesboro softball Falcons were 15-5 and winners of the 1A East Sub-section. Returning this year as the head coach is Tris Tollefson.
This year’s Fillmore Central girls golf team has “a tough act to follow.” Last year the Falcons were 1A East Subsection champions, 1A Section champions and finished third at the Minnesota State Class-A Meet, just one stroke out of the state runner-up spot.
With five returning letter winners from last year’s TRC championship team, Fillmore Central boys golf coach Brad Holten will looking for another successful season. And Holten will have plenty of golfers to choose from, as 20 athletes are on the squad this spring.
Fillmore Central/Lanesboro baseball head coach Keith Larson is entering his third year at the ‘helm’ and returns seven starters to his 2015 line-up.
A half-dozen track and field programs gathered at Rushford-Peterson on Tuesday, March 31. The Lanesboro/Fillmore Central/Mabel-Canton girls and boys not only ran well, but finished in the top half of the field.
The annual Fools Five Road Race, sponsored in part by Gundersen Medical Foundation, will be held on Sunday, April 12, at 1 p.m. in Lewiston. Proceeds from the event will benefit cancer research at Gundersen and the Eagles Cancer Telethon.
Area youth basketball teams will again converge on Rochester this weekend to play off for the Pacesetter Region 1 championships as part of the statewide Minnesota State Championship system that features a four-state playoff at the Target Center this summer.
Early-bird indoor competitions have already began for local thinclads, and the Lanesboro/Fillmore Central/Mabel-Canton track teams return a healthy — if sometimes young — roster.