The Mabel-Canton Cougars traveled to Glenville-Emmons last Friday, scoring on all of their first half possessions en route to a 46-20 win over the Wolverines.
The Mabel-Canton volleyball team traveled to Lanesboro last Tuesday, then hosted Schaeffer Academy two days later, securing two more wins as the regular season came to an end.
Last week the Fillmore Central volleyball team ended its dual match season with a pair of Three Rivers Conference wins over Southland (3-0: 25-13, 25-16, 25-18) and Kingsland (3-0: 25-15, 25-9, 25-9).
“We bent, but we didn’t break,” coach Chris Mensink said after the Falcons beat Hayfield 24-12 Friday for the team’s first win of the season. “They were a tough team to prepare for. They run so many different offensive sets. Our kids did an excellent job of adjusting.”
Runners from 12 programs were on hand for the Plainview/Jodi Rahman Invitational Cross Country meet last week. The girls from Lanesboro/Fillmore Central took second, while the boys finished in seventh place.
Mabel-Canton netters ran their record to 26-4 last week with a pair of straight-set conference wins against some very talented opponents.
It’s all up to the Fillmore Central (10-0, 16-6) volleyball team for a repeat Three Rivers Conference crown, a tie, or second place.
The Fillmore Central Falcons lost their sixth game of the season to the No. 7 ranked Rushford-Peterson Trojans, 48-12, but have hopes for wins in their last two games of the season against Hayfield (1-5) and Kingsland (0-6).
With two conference matches and a northern Minnesota tournament on tap, the Mabel-Canton volleyball team kept busy last week.
Taking on their third state-ranked opponent in six games, M-C fell at home last Friday night. The Spring Grove Lions arrived ranked number seven in nine-man football and went on to defeat the Cougars, 50-0.
The Fillmore Central volleyball team picked up a pair of Three Rivers Conference wins last week, downing Caledonia (3-0: 28-26, 30-28, 25-18) and Chatfield (3-0: 25-19, 25-23, 25-19), improving to 8-0, TRC, and 14-5, overall.
The girls from Lanesboro/Fillmore Central posted another cross-country victory last Tuesday, their second in five starts. The Burros turned in a team score of 45 points (their best in recent years) by placing five runners in the top 15. Plainview-Elgin-Millville took second in the varsity 4K, while La Crescent snagged third.
Mabel-Canton's volleyball team hosted Lanesboro on Tuesday, Sept. 16, then traveled to Burnsville to take on some of the best teams in the state at the two-day Minnesota Class A and AA Showcase Tournament.
Last Friday, the Mabel-Canton Cougars spoiled LeRoy-Ostrander's homecoming with an impressive 47-24 gridiron performance. An equally impressive number of Cougar fans made the trip on a windy, warm night, where they found the stands filled with red-clad Cardinal fans.