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Jordan Anderson (Impact Player of the Year) and Samantha Bratland (Academic All-State)
Jordan Anderson (Impact Player of the Year) and Samantha Bratland (Academic All-State)
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:44 PM
Junior setter Jordan Anderson has been named 2014 Impact Player of the Year in SG volleyball team voting.
  • 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. 
  • Some missed a really good show

        Preparations began on sunny summer days in Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota. Opening night was weeks later in Lyle with subsequent nine performances at Spring Grove, Mabel, Lanesboro, Grand Meadow and Rochester. If not the best show of its kind, it was surely one of the best and certainly entertaining.

  • Folz advances again to Minnesota Vikings final
    With an upcoming appearance in the Twin Cities, 14 year-old Alex Folz is again making his way through progressively more challenging stages of the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition.  
  • Winter practices are underway
    Gymnastics and boys basketball practices began this week with girls basketball workouts set to begin on Monday, Nov. 17.  
  • Spring Grove grad a member of  Luther College women’s basketball

    Taylor Elton, the daughter of Kasey Thompson and Tanya Elton and a 2012 graduate of Spring Grove High School, is a member of the Luther College women’s basketball program. Elton joins the Norse after transferring from UW-River Falls. 

  • SG denied in state-ranked section final
    There were no tricks and few treats for Spring Grove's 9-man football squad last Friday. For a fourth-straight season the Section One 9-man football championship paired the Lions with the Superlarks of Grand Meadow. And for a third straight year, the 'Larks won a trip to state. 
  • Strong tourney runs finally end for area netters
    The volleyball season ended one step short of the state tournament for sub-section champions Caledonia (ClassAA) and Fillmore Central (Class A).  
  • Lion girls upended in sub-section opener

        The sixth-seeded Lions ended their volleyball season last week in the first round of sub-section play as the visiting Kingsland Knights won a close five-set match,  (K 25-18, SG 25-12, SG 25-18, K 25-22, K 17-15).

  • Victory versus Cougars costly, boys head to section finals after another major injury
    Second-seeded Spring Grove hosted third-seed Mabel-Canton at Blayne Onsgard Memorial Field in the Section One football semi-finals last Saturday, defeating the Cougars 46-14. 
  • SG sails through playoff opener, 61-14

        Spring Grove crushed Leroy-Ostrander in the opening round of 1A section play last week, 61-14. The No. 2 seeded Lions hosted while the Cardinals arrived at No. 7.

  • B-boys fall in finale at Randolph, 24-18
    The Lion B-team (2-4) closed the season with a competitive, rainy-night 24-18 loss at Randolph (3-2) on Oct. 13. 
MNsure opening

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


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