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.
Of the 16 teams invited to play in the Class A Showcase, 14 of them have been ranked at one time or another in the Minnesota coaches poll, and the Fillmore Central gals came out in fourth place, losing to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (0-2: 9-25, 20-25) in the third place match last Saturday.
The Fillmore Central football team lost its fifth straight game last week against Southland, 22-14, but it wasn’t without a fight from the youthful Falcons.
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.