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 Mabel-Canton gridiron team posted a 39-8 road win at Houston on Sept. 5, improving to 2-1 on the season.
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.
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.
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.