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Samantha Bratland shoots over Hope Lutheran defense. JON SPELTZ/SPRING GROVE HERALD
Samantha Bratland shoots over Hope Lutheran defense. JON SPELTZ/SPRING GROVE HERALD
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Thursday, December 11, 2014 8:29 AM
Three games in four days got the Spring Grove 2014-15 girls basketball season off to a flying start with two SEC wins and a non-conference loss.
  • Grove girls down Patriots, Lions, fall to Falcons
    Three games in four days got the Spring Grove 2014-15 girls basketball season off to a flying start with two SEC wins and a non-conference loss. 
  • Lion Lads lead off with three wins

        The Spring Grove boys basketball team got off on the right foot last week, winning their first three games by a combined margin of 217-111.

     
  • Gymnasts score well in openers

        Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnasts began the winter season with two trips to Byron High School last week, meeting up with one of the top teams in the region.

     
  • Vickerman voted MVP Five gridders honored by teammates

    The Spring Grove football team has voted, and five players have been honored by their peers. Dustin Vickerman won both the Most Valuable Player and Outstanding Leader awards. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound senior running back/linebacker had previously been named Southeast Conference Back of the Year in 2014, marking his second appearance on the all-conference team.

     
  • Veterans lead young gymnasts into 2015
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnastics team boasts a strong turnout of athletes for 2014-15, including some experienced competitors and a large contingent of young gymnasts. 
  • Sports briefly
    Spring Grove eighth grader Alex Folz won his second straight Vikings team championship at Minneapolis last weekend.  
  • Seven Lions honored by SEC

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  • Lady Lions return with skills, experience
    “If we can continue to improve each day, play hard, play smart, and play together, the sky is the limit for this group. I believe we are going to be a dangerous team at the end of the season,” Patrick Sullivan said. 
  • Sports briefly

    Editor’s note: This contains additional information not found in the print version.

     
  • Anderson voted top team award; Bratland is Academic All-State
    Junior setter Jordan Anderson has been named 2014 Impact Player of the Year in SG volleyball team voting. 
  • Lion boys must “Hold the Fort”
    After getting by without seniors on the basketball floor last season, the Lions had hoped to remedy the situation in 2014-15. Unfortunately, captain Dustin Vickerman (Honorable Mention All-SEC 2014) was injured late in the football season and will miss his senior year on the hardwood. 
  • From the Record book….
    Spring Grove quarterback Keenan Siminski broke two school records (single season passing yardage and touchdown passes) and tied a third (career touchdown passes) this fall. He also is second in career yardage and on the career passing percentage list (.610).   
  • Anderson repeats, joined by Bjerke and Bratland on All-SEC Team
    The 2014 SEC All-Conference Volleyball Team has been announced, and four Spring Grove Lions are on it. 
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