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Miranda Cox shoots before a Houston player attempts to block her shot.
HEATHER KLEIBOER/NEWS LEADER Miranda Cox shoots before a Houston player attempts to block her shot.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:06 AM
The Mabel-Canton girls basketball team clinched its first outright SEC East Division title in 13 years by winning at Schaeffer Academy last Tuesday, Feb. 14, by a 57-52 score. The Cougars then finished their regular season schedule on Friday with a win on their home floor against Houston, 45-40 in overtime. 
  • The Mabel-Canton boys basketball team earned a split of its two non-conference games last week, dropping a 76-46 decision at LeRoy-Ostrander on Monday, Feb. 13, and then finishing the week with a 62-59 road win at Lyle-Pacelli on Friday. 
  • Mabel-Canton girls claim outright title, No. 2 subsection seed
    The Mabel-Canton girls basketball team clinched its first outright SEC East Division title in 13 years by winning at Schaeffer Academy last Tuesday, Feb. 14, by a 57-52 score. The Cougars then finished their regular season schedule on Friday with a win on their home floor against Houston, 45-40 in overtime. 
  • Wolves start individual team tournament Friday
    It was a pretty familiar scene for the Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton wrestling team at Chatfield last Thursday, forfeiting six weight classes, and needing nearly a clean sweep of the remaining eight weight classes to win the dual. Unfortunately the Wolves could only come up with two wins, 10 points, losing the first round of the section team tournament to Dover-Eyota, 57-10.
  • Fillmore Central girls start tourney Thursday in Spring Grove
    The Fillmore Central girls basketball team doesn’t have much time to reflect on the 2016-17 season. That will have to come after the team is knocked out of the postseason tournament, which begins Thursday in Spring Grove, and the FC gals are hoping that’s a ways down the road. 
  • Falcon boys end regular season this week at Caledonia, R-P
    Fillmore Central has played Cotter twice this year, and both times the Ramblers scored 40 points. The first time, back in December, the 40 points was good enough for a two-point win, 40-38. The second time, 40 weren’t enough for a win, but turned out to be a 10-point loss as the Falcons won 50-40.
  • Lanesboro girls drop two on the road, receive No. 7 sub-section seed
    The Lanesboro girls basketball team wrapped up its regular season schedule with two losses last week, the first of which came on Tuesday, Feb. 14, during a tight SEC loss at Spring Grove 54-50. The Burros then came up short in the regular season finale on Friday at Alden-Conger 44-23. LHS came through a rough stretch to end the regular season, losing seven of their last eight games and finishing the regular season at 7-16 (5-9 SEC East). 
  • Lanesboro boys fall again to Schaeffer, complete sweep of Houston
    The Lanesboro boys basketball team split a pair of games last week as they get set for the last week of the regular season. The Burros dropped a close game on their home floor to Schaeffer Academy 64-61 on Tuesday, Feb. 14, and then went to Houston two nights later and beat the Hurricanes 68-42. 
  • FCLMC wrestlers ready for section team tournament
    The Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton wrestling team split 3-3 in actual matches wrestled against Chatfield, but gave up 48 points (eight weight classes) on forfeits and lost its 15th dual meet of the season. Final score against Chatfield was 66-18, favoring the Gophers. 
  • Fillmore Central boys take break after playing five games in eight days
    Last week the boys had games on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. This week started out with a game on Monday against Spring Grove, but then comes a break…no game until Friday when the team travels to Cotter in Winona.
  • The Mabel-Canton boys basketball team only had one game last week, losing at Grand Meadow 80-64 on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Cougars are in the middle of the SEC East Division with a 5-10 record (7-15 overall), heading into the final two weeks of the regular season.
  • Cougar girls subdue SG, Lanesboro, clinch SEC East title
    The Mabel-Canton girls basketball team took two of three conference road games last week and clinched at least a share of the SEC East Division title, their first conference crown in 12 years. (The Cougars and Spring Grove were co-champs back in 2005.)
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  • This past week the Fillmore Central girls basketball team got a non-conference win over LeRoy-Ostrander (63-37) and a Three Rivers Conference win over La Crescent (53-44), but lost to state-ranked Lyle/Pacelli, (66-33).
  • Burro girls sweep Patriots, fall to Knights, Cougars
    The Lanesboro girls basketball team took one of three matchups last week, all on their home floor, falling to Kingsland 71-19 on Monday, Feb. 6, before completing a season sweep of Hope Lutheran 47-41 on Thursday. The week ended on Friday while being swept by first place to Mabel-Canton 62-47. 
  • Lanesboro boys top L/P, come up short at Schaeffer
    The Lanesboro Burros took two of three boys basketball games last week and remain two games behind Spring Grove in the loss column in the East Division standings. The Burros host SG in the regular season finale. 
  • The Mabel-Canton girls basketball team took two of three games last week, seeing a record-setting performance in the one game they didn’t win. Coranda Vickerman broke the all-school scoring record (for boys and girls) of Steve Smith, set back in 2012, in a 62-60 loss at home to Class AA St. Charles on Monday, Jan. 30. 
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