Mabel-Canton was ranked sixth in the state last week, as the Cougars hosted Southeast Conference (SEC) opponents Spring Grove Lions and Grand Meadow Super Larks.
Grand Meadow, last year's state champions in nine-man football and state-ranked at number one this season, scored on seven of its first eight possessions while posting a 47-6 win at Mabel-Canton (M-C) last week.
At the midway part of the regular football season, the Fillmore Central Falcons stand 0-4, after losing to the Goodhue Wildcats last Friday night, 31-6.
The Fillmore Central volleyball team has hit its busiest time of the season with six matches and two tournaments in a 15-day stretch.
The Mabel-Canton gridiron team posted a 39-8 road win at Houston on Sept. 5, improving to 2-1 on the season.
Mabel-Canton netters hosted Hope Lutheran on Tuesday, Sept. 2, then traveled to Houston two days later. The Cougars defeated both opponents in straight sets, winning at home 25-6, 25-6 and 25-8, and on the road 25-13, 25-17 and 25-14.
The Fillmore Central volleyball team picked up its second win of the season in La Crescent, downing the Lancers in three sets: 25-6, 25-9, 25-11. The Lady Falcons are now 2-0, overall, and 2-0 in the Three Rivers Conference.
The Fillmore Central Falcons football team dropped to 0-3 on the season after losing to Wabasha-Kellogg (1-2) last Friday night, 26-7.
Pine Creek Golf Course was the site of last Thursday's La Crescent Invitational cross-country meet. Also known as the Crazy Buffalo Invite, the event drew athletes from 10 girls programs and 11 boys teams. Temperatures were in the low 80s, with a light southwest breeze.
Mabel-Canton netters played nine matches last week without dropping a set.
The Mabel-Canton gridiron crew battled both rain and Lyle/Pacelli on Friday, Aug. 29. In spite of some slippery footballs, the Cougars prevailed, 42-18.
The Fillmore Central volleyball team opened the 2014 season with a 3-0 win over the visiting Wabasha-Kellogg Falcons, a great step towards defending its 2013 Three Rivers Conference crown.
“I thought we played a great first quarter,” said Fillmore Central head coach Chris Mensink about Friday’s football game with Caledonia. “We executed on special teams and gave our offense a shorter field to work with. I thought we played three quarters of pretty good football.”
The Lanesboro/Fillmore Central girls cross-country team opened the 2014 season with a huge win last week, defeating the best of the best in the massive Stewartville Invitational.
The Mabel-Canton volleyball team opened the season with a win at LeRoy-Ostrander on Thursday, Aug. 21. It was a straight-set match, 25-14, 25-14, 25-10.