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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:34 AM

Fillmore Central's Morgan Malley was named to the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches' Association All-Star Team. The team is made up of the top 28 volleyball players in Minnesota that just completed their senior year of high school.

  • Mabel man wins stocks checkered flag
    Shawn Peter of Mabel won the Stock Car feature in the Upper Iowa Speedway series on July 26. Racing in Cresco, Iowa, Peter led the pack from pole to pole in the points race, the 10th of the 2015 season. He had also collected a first and second place finish in June. Decorah, Iowa, drivers Kevin Donlan and Kyle Falck finished second and third respectively last Sunday.   
  • Fillmore Central's Morgan Malley was named to the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches' Association All-Star Team. The team is made up of the top 28 volleyball players in Minnesota that just completed their senior year of high school.

  • Twins Talk: Hicks has arrived as major league outfielder

    It’s great to watch Aaron Hicks as he blossoms into a solid major league outfielder, and as a hitter who can drill the ball with authority.

  • Cresco hosted UIS Series Sunday night

    The Upper Iowa Speedway points series converged on Cresco at the Howard County Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 19.

  • Mabel-Canton's athletic eligibility meetings will be held on Thursday, July 30, and Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m. 

  • A total of 71 children participated in the Kids Power Pedal Pull on Saturday, July 4, in Harmony. River Valley Pedal Pulls from Osceola, Wis., worked with children, ages 3 to 11, on a pedal pull track on the parking lot behind the First Southeast Bank in Harmony. The event was sponsored by Hammel Equipment.

  • Legion season ends with loss to Lake City

    The season came to an end for the Central Legion baseball team, as they lost to Lake City 2-1 in Sub-District American Legion play-offs. Once again the Falcons outhit their opponent, 8-6, but came up short on the scoreboard.  

  • The Twins ended the first half of the season with a winning week, a giving week, and an emotional rollercoaster ride for All-Star Brian Dozier. They won six of their last seven games, beating the Tigers, their division rivals three out of four games, and went to the break with a 49-40 overall record – second best in the American League, behind only division rival Kansas City Royals.  
  • Central Legion outhits La Crescent but loses 7-3
     The Central Legion baseball team got the #5 seed in the district and faced off against the #4 seeded La Crescent Lancers this past Monday night in the quarterfinals of the East District One Sub-section Tournament. The Falcons had nine hits in the contest, but left 10 runners on base, and lost the contest, 7-3. The Lancers had six hits in the game and left five runners on “the base path.”  Defensively, Central had two fielding errors, while La Crescent had one. 
  •   The 2014-15 school year is the second consecutive and the sixth in the last 10 years that Lanesboro has finished with the most Southeast Conference sports championships. No other league team has earned that distinction more than three times.  
  • Young M-C netters compete in New Orleans
    At the end of June, two volleyball teams made up of Mabel-Canton students competed in a national tournament through Junior Olympics. 
  • Twins Talk: Mauer throws annual pizza party for kids
     One of the nicest events that happens every year during Twins’ Hope Week is hosted by first baseman Joe Mauer. It is called Picnic in the Park, but is actually a pizza party that Joe throws for the kids from Gillette Children’s Hospital. It is held in the Legends Club at Target Field. Joe has a close relationship with the hospital: His wife worked there as a nurse before they had kids of their own. Joe has made many quiet, unpublicized visits to Gillette over the years, and does many other private and personal things for both the hospital and the children. 

    The Central Falcons Legion team beat Chatfield Wednesday, July 1, in Preston 7-5, improving their season record to 7-6.


    The sixth annual Harmony Hustle, “Hustle for Hope,” was held on Saturday, July 4, kicking off Independence Day festivities in Harmony. This year’s event was hosted by the Harmony Chuggers Relay for Life team.

  • Hovdens achieve family hat trick at UIS races July 2

              Three members of the Hovden family — a pair of brothers and a cousin — collected checkered flags in the Upper Iowa Speedway racing series last week.

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