A sizable group of upperclassmen will bring both size and experience to the gridiron for Lanesboro this season. There are 17 returning letter winners from a team that tied for first in the SEC last fall, including seven returning starters.
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.
Returning letter winners Alexis Jorgenson, Kelsey O'Koren, Olivia Haug, Claire Peterson, Cassidy Ruud, Rachel Kimball, Steph Erickson, Rachel Eversole and Olivia Rogers will lead the Burros out onto the volleyball court this year.
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.
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.
This past Monday night the Central Falcons Legion baseball team traveled to Wabasha for the first round of the district tournament, and came out on the short end of an 11-1 score.