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Brady Schuttemeier puts pressure on L/P quarterback Brady Lester. JON SPELTZ/SPRING GROVE HERALD
Brady Schuttemeier puts pressure on L/P quarterback Brady Lester. JON SPELTZ/SPRING GROVE HERALD
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:39 PM
  Things went from bad to worse for the Lyle/Pacelli Athletics last Saturday. Visiting Spring Grove took control of the gridiron, scoring early and often on a 72-8 opening game rout.
  • Lions maul Athletics in season opener
      Things went from bad to worse for the Lyle/Pacelli Athletics last Saturday. Visiting Spring Grove took control of the gridiron, scoring early and often on a 72-8 opening game rout. 
  • Lion netters look to veterans, open with Randolph

        Four returning letter winners are ready to lend their expertise to the Spring Grove volleyball team this fall.

     
  • Lion lady alums continue with college basketball, track
      Four ladies, who formerly excelled at Spring Grove High School, continued their athletic careers as college students last school year, 2014-2015.  All retain eligibility this year as those four women combine to compete in two different sports on three different campuses  
  • Soccer builds with new coach, more boys
      Five returning letter winners are ready to lead the Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston boys soccer team out onto the field this season.  
  • Experience the key for soccer girls
      This may be a banner year for Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston girls soccer. 
  • Star power returns for Saturday season football opener
    Ten returning letter winners are ready to step up for the Spring Grove Lion football team this fall, including three Southeast Conference award winners.

     
  • Lion football in the 40s, Part four:  They say he was the best
    In Spring Grove High School's very first district track meet, he entered the maximum five events and won all five. Don Nesheim next broke the regional broad jump record to advance to state. But 65 years later, he is most remembered for his feats in baseball and football.  
  • Lion football in the 40s, Part three:  Spring Grove gridders go to war
      The world was at war in the 1940s. Like everywhere in the United States, everyday life in Minnesota was altered by events overseas. This is the third installment of a look back at high school football in Spring Grove while the nation tried to retain some normalcy during a world conflict that most had never before experienced or imagined possible.  
  • Looking back at Lion girls last year 2014-2015
      Before the Spring Grove girl athletes open practice for this school year, here is a look back at last year’s teams of 2014-2015. The volleyball girls and the championship basketball squad were the only girls sports comprised solely of Spring Grove students. There were five additional sports shared with Caledonia, a couple of which also included Houston. 
  • Summer sports:  Cagers compete with the best; gridders pass two tests

        As a team and a few also as individuals, the Spring Grove boys competed among the best basketball talent in the state last week. Both events were by invitation only.

     
  • Lion football in the 40s, Part two:
    The world was at war in the 1940s. Like everywhere in the United States, everyday life in Minnesota was altered by events overseas. This is the second installment of a look back at Spring Grove High School, specifically at the gridiron where American life tried to retain some normalcy in a world that most had never before experienced or imagined possible.

     
  • New Lion head coach talks basketball

    Aly Meyer was recently confirmed as varsity head coach of the Spring Grove girls basketball team for the 2015-2016 season. She spoke with the Herald last week on her new job.

     
  • Lions win Little League Tournament

        For the first time in eight years, Spring Grove's seventh-grade-and-under team, won the Fillmore County and Houston County Little League Tournament. It was only the second time in the last 23 years; records are unavailable from previous summers.

     
  • Boys enjoy three-day, three-sport road tour
    A sizable group of Spring Grove high school athletes enjoyed a "triple play" of sports in three days in three cities. It began on Saturday with three tournament basketball games at Winona on Saturday, July 25. The next day was a baseball double header at Pine Island. And just as this edition of the Herald was going to press on Monday, there was scheduled a three-team football scrimmage of 7-on-7 (passing only) football. 
  • Three pioneers blaze All-State trail to Spring Grove
      Life in the United States during the World War II years of the early 1940s reflected both the incredible struggles overseas while trying to retain the way of life we were fighting to preserve. This is the first installment of a look back at Spring Grove High School football and its infancy during those years of worldwide turmoil. The dawn of high school football in Spring Grove came 15 months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  
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