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Samantha Bratland blocks an attack by Lanesboro’s Alexis Jorgenson. Photo by JON SPELTZ/SPRING GROVE HERALD
Samantha Bratland blocks an attack by Lanesboro’s Alexis Jorgenson. Photo by JON SPELTZ/SPRING GROVE HERALD
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 3:23 PM
Spring Grove claimed two home SEC East volleyball matches last week to even its season record at 6-6 while improving to 4-1 in conference play.
  • Big fourth quarter sparks 36-8 B-team win at Houston
    The Spring Grove B-team boys opened the football season with a 36-8 road win at Houston on August 24. The Lions’ three touchdowns (22 points) in the fourth quarter broke open a close game. SG scored the first two touchdowns but led only 14-8 at halftime.  After a scoreless third quarter, the Lions put together 77 and 78-yard scoring drives in the final period. In between, Kohl Vickerman took an interception 49 yards to the end zone. In addition to the interception, the Hurricanes fumbled 8 times and lost 5. 
  • The Caledonia/Spring Grove girls split a pair of soccer matches last week, falling 1-0 to Dover-Eyota before coming back to outscore St, Charles 5-3. 
  • Girls take fourth in early-season net tourney
    Spring Grove won two matches and lost five on August 30, taking fourth place in the seventh annual Mabel-Canton Labor Day Volleyball Tournament. 
  • Lion netters topple Burros, extend Patriot slide
    Spring Grove claimed two home SEC East volleyball matches last week to even its season record at 6-6 while improving to 4-1 in conference play.
     
  • Lions blow away Hurricanes, 55-6
    Spring Grove hosted Houston on Aug. 29, hammering the Hurricanes 55-6. 
  • Superlark special teams decide state-ranked showdown, 20-18

    Ranked No. 1 in state 9-man football, defending state champion Grand Meadow eked out a 20-18 home win over fourth-ranked Spring Grove last Friday.

     
  • Lions edge Lions in five sets, clip Cardinals in three

        The Spring Grove volleyball team (2-1, 2-1 SEC) posted two wins last week, an August 26 home win over Schaeffer Academy and an Aug. 28 road triumph at LeRoy-Ostrander, 

     
  • Who plays, why play nine-man football?

        An out-of-state reader unfamiliar with nine-man football has inquired about this gridiron game played in Minnesota. The nine-man variety is played by schools too small to play the standard 11-man game.

     
  • Football coverage of Houston, GM games next week

        Due to the printer's Labor Day holiday schedule, the Herald went to press three days earlier than usual, which was a few hours before the football game last Friday night. Therefore, coverage of that Spring Grove game versus Houston will be in next week's edition along with the highly anticipated showdown with Grand Meadow.

     
  • Spirits high despite shutout
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove boys soccer team (0-2) hit the road on Tuesday, August 26. La Crosse Central was their destination, where the team was handed a 10-0 loss. 
  • Soccer girls start with 6-2 road win
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston girls soccer team began their 2014 season last Thursday with a 6-2 win at Byron. The team began practice on Aug. 11, minus six seniors who graduated following last season's 5-8-1 (4-4-1 TRC) campaign. 
  • C/SG boys kick off soccer season
    With only three returning letter winners, a young bunch of Caledonia/Spring Grove boys are learning the game of soccer this year, new head coach Jake Dellamuth reported last weekend. 
  • Girls drop first match at Randolph
    Lion netters opened play with a long haul to Randolph on August 21, losing to the SEC's newest member in straight sets, 3-0.  
  • Lions pound L/P in opener
    The muggy air was filled with footballs last Friday night as Spring Grove opened its 2014 campaign with a convincing 71-14 win at Lyle/Pacelli. 
  • Lions ready to air it out
    When the Spring Grove Lions hit the gridiron later this month, fans can expect some new wrinkles on the offensive side of the line 
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