The Burros (7-7 conference, 9-12 overall) finished their regular season on a high note last Monday, defeating Hope Lutheran 3-0 at St. Mary's University.
The Fillmore Central volleyball team traveled to Rochester last Friday and Saturday, finishing the 2014 regular season with a second place finish in the Rochester Exchange Club Volleyball Tournament.
The Burros nearly pulled off a fairy-tale finish at Mabel last Wednesday, but Mabel-Canton defenders foiled a last-second bid by the visitors to tie the game on the final play.
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.