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.
Lanesboro netters hosted the seventh-ranked team in Minnesota Class A last Tuesday, then entertained the conference's newest member two nights later.
t was Parents Night in Lanesboro last Friday, as the Burros hosted some state-ranked visitors.
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 good showings at both Chosen Valley and Cresco, the Lanesboro/Fillmore Central girls cross-country team was on a roll last week.
Lanesboro's volleyball team was on the road last week, playing at Rushford-Peterson Sept. 29 and Houston Oct. 2.
It was windy and cold when the Lanesboro football team arrived in LeRoy-Ostrander on Oct. 3. But out on the field, things would warm up quickly.
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.
Lanesboro netters hosted Spring Grove on Tuesday, Sept. 23. The Burros were defeated in straight sets (25-23, 25-18, 25-10).
When the Burros hosted the top-ranked team in Minnesota nine-man football last Friday, they were taking on a challenge. Defending state champs Grand Meadow may have wound up spoiling Lanesboro's Homecoming, but the contest didn't start out that way.