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Fillmore Central Academic All-Conference
Fillmore Central Academic All-Conference football players. In front, from left, are Samuel Peters, Logan Corson, Nate Haugerud, Brady Ristau and Kurtis Hershberger. In back are Jordan Miller, Riley Means, Sam Rustad, Nate Birch and Matson Kiehne. Not shown are Louis Sundstroem and Dustin Daniels. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Cassidy Ruud was named Most Valuable Player for Lanesboro in 2014. CRAIG MOORHEAD/REPUBLICAN LEADER
Cassidy Ruud was named Most Valuable Player for Lanesboro in 2014. CRAIG MOORHEAD/REPUBLICAN LEADER
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:14 PM

The team has voted, and two Burro netters have earned some recognition from their peers.

  • The Fillmore Central Falcons boys basketball team will return seven letter winners from the 2013-14 roster: Jordan Miller, Nick Mensink, Kiel Larson, Bryce Whitehill, Gatlin Woellert, Zach Sorenson and Trace Tollefson.  Mensink (6 ppg), Miller (3 ppg) and Larson (3 ppg) have the most experience, each playing in all, or all but one of last year’s games.   
  • Burros vote for volleyball team awards

    The team has voted, and two Burro netters have earned some recognition from their peers.

  • Senior fullback/linebacker Liam Dorn has been voted Most Valuable Player by his football teammates.

  • Two returning senior starters will lead the Burros out on to the hardwood this winter.

  • Five seniors finished their volleyball careers for Fillmore Central this past season: Kaitlynn Aug, Sammi Bakke, Morgan Malley, Leah Scheevel and Sara Schultz.   
  • Lanesboro senior Alexis Jorgenson has earned Honorable Mention on the All Southeast Conference volleyball roster. The middle hitter was credited with 95 kills and 31 ace blocks during the 2014 campaign, helping the Burros to a very competitive 9-13 season. There were no LHS players on the All-Conference first team.

  • Lady Falcons capture sub-section volleyball crown

    Thursday night the Fillmore Central girls volleyball team downed Mabel-Canton, 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-15) and claimed the 1A East Sub-section crown for the second year in a row.  Saturday, in the Section 1A championship match, the Lady Falcons lost their bid for a return ticket to the big dance in St. Paul, losing to the Cardinals of Bethlehem Academy, 3-0 (29-27, 25-22, 25-15).

  • Fillmore Central had three players named to the Three Rivers all-conference volleyball team.

  • The Fillmore Central football team finished the 2014 season with a 2-7 record, losing to Section 1A champion Blooming Prairie in the first round of the playoffs. Head coach Chris Mensink, and his Falcons, have been knocked out of the playoffs four of the last six years by the Awesome Blossoms, including the last two years.

  • The Fillmore Central Falcons football team got the #7 seed in the 1A Section playoffs and had to travel to the #2 seeded Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms for a first round match-up.   
  • Falcon volleyball team reaches sub-section title match
    It took the Lady Falcons four sets against Houston (3-1; 25-5, 22-25, 25-9, 25-11) and three sets against Wabasha-Kellogg (3-0; 25-15, 25-17, 25-22) and now they get a shot at Mabel-Canton in the 1A East Sub-section finals.   
  • Burros edged from state, look forward to 2015

    It was a year to remember for the Lanesboro/Fillmore Central cross-country teams.

  • The Burros ended their volleyball season last week in the first round of sub-section play, as visiting Schaeffer Academy prevailed three sets to one on Monday, Oct. 20.

  • No. 4 seed Lanesboro hosted and rolled past No. 5 Houston 54-14 in the section football opener.

  • 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. 

MNsure opening

Officials are saying the opening weekend of Mnsure went smoothly. Have your experiences been positive or negative?


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