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Weston Whalen follows blocking with Randolph defender Zach Sirinek closing in. The Mabel-Canton sophomore rushed for 193 yards in the season opener.  PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CANNON FALLS BEACON
Weston Whalen follows blocking with Randolph defender Zach Sirinek closing in. The Mabel-Canton sophomore rushed for 193 yards in the season opener. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CANNON FALLS BEACON
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:19 PM

A long ride to Randolph last Friday ended in disappointment for the Mabel-Canton football team, as the SEC's newest member defeated the Cougars by a score of 42-34.

  • 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.

     
  • M-C, Randolph compete in  thriller to open football season

    A long ride to Randolph last Friday ended in disappointment for the Mabel-Canton football team, as the SEC's newest member defeated the Cougars by a score of 42-34.

     
  • The Canton Men’s Softball League’s postseason tournament crown came down to regular season champion Larson Well Drilling and runner-up Steuart Labs.

     
  • Six turnovers costly against Chatfield  as Falcons drop football season opener

    It’s bad enough to have to open the new football season against the defending state champion (Chatfield), but to turn around and play a team that has been the powerhouse of Class AA, in the state (Caledonia), is more than any coach would want.  But, as the saying goes, “It is what it is!”

     
  • The Lanesboro/Fillmore Central boys and girls cross-country squads are already running this week as they were scheduled to participate in the Stewartville Invitational at Bear Creek Park on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

     
  • Last year the Falcons finished the season with a 4-6 record, 3-5 in the Blue Division of the Southern Football Alliance (SFA). This season, in the last year of the SFA, Fillmore Central hopes to improve on that record, although it will have a tough start, traveling to Chatfield to take on the defending state champion Gophers.

     
  • The M-C Cougars graduated an outstanding class of netters last year, including three-time All-State and four-time SEC Player of the Year Belle Sand, three-time All SEC players Carly McCabe and Lydia Geving, and all-conference players Christine Lee and Sara Lind.

     
  • Numbers growing for M-C football

     “We have good numbers this year,” head coach Karl Urbaniak said. “We've got a lot of younger players, but it's a nice challenge.

     
  • Upper Iowa Speedway action heated up last weekend with races in Decorah, Iowa, on Saturday and Cresco, Iowa, on Sunday. The same three drivers took the top three spots in the Mod Lites class on both evenings, albeit in different order. 
  • Walk-off homer caps championship run

    With the Canton Men's Softball League championship already in the bag, Larson Well Drilling ended the regular season in dramatic fashion with Matt Erickson's walk-off home run.

     
  • Wolves wrestling team ?participates in Luther College's Team Wrestling Camp
    The Fillmore Central, Lanesboro and Mabel-Canton High School wrestling team, the Wolves, participated in the 2014 Luther College Team Wrestling Camp in Decorah. 
  • Cresco, Decorah speedways ready for double feature

    Racing fans enjoyed five classes of dirt-digging action at Cresco Speedway on Sunday, Aug. 10, as the Upper Iowa Speedway series visited that city once again.

     
  • Caledonia driver wins at Decorah
    John Griffin of Caledonia took the pole position in Saturday's Mod-Lites feature, then held off the field to secure his first checkered flag of the season in the Upper Iowa Speedway series. 
  • Who plays, why play nine-man football?
    An out-of-state reader unfamiliar with nine-man football has inquired about this gridiron game played in Minnesota. The nine-man variety is played by schools too small to play the standard 11-man game. 
  • Larson Well Drilling locked down at least a share of the men’s softball regular season championship while eliminating Soland Carpentry from the title chase. Steuart Lab remained alive in the race but will need an upset from fifth place Mabel Liquor in this the final week of the regular season. 
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