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Friday, February 23, 2018 2:34 PM
The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnastics team saw their season come to an end in the Section 1A meet on Saturday, Feb. 17, in Rochester. While the team finished last in the team standings, the Warriors did finish the season on a high note, finally breaking the 100-point mark (101.85), a goal they’d set at the beginning of the season.

  • Girls: close loss to Cougars, blowout win over Cardinals; Section Tourney opens this week
    The Spring Grove girls basketball team split a pair of conference games last week to end the regular season. The Lions received the No. 11 seed among 20 teams in the section tournament that begins this week.

  • Strong second halves boost boys during three wins
    The Spring Grove boys basketball team swept three games last week in similar fashion. Each game was tight in the first half before a Spring Grove scoring run put the game away for the Lions, who started the week with a 65-57 road win at La Crescent on Monday, Feb. 12.

  • The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnastics team saw their season come to an end in the Section 1A meet on Saturday, Feb. 17, in Rochester. While the team finished last in the team standings, the Warriors did finish the season on a high note, finally breaking the 100-point mark (101.85), a goal they’d set at the beginning of the season.

  • Last-seconds win secures SEC crown; Folz scores 1,000th point
    The Spring Grove boys basketball earned at least a share of an eighth straight SEC East Division championship during the same week that Alex Folz scored his 1,000th varsity point.

  • Bohr breaks rebound record in fading-seconds loss
    The Spring Grove girls basketball team split a pair of games last week as the regular season winds down. The Lions dropped a heartbreaker at Kingsland, 58-57, on Thursday, Feb. 8, which put a damper on a record-setting night for Lauryn Bohr.

  • Injuries and illness elevated some of the younger gymnasts into varsity competition as the Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnastics team was on the road at Byron to face the Bears in a dual meet on Thursday, Feb. 1. The Warriors are still looking for their first dual meet with only one more left to go before Section after falling to the Bears 134.37 to 94.9. The Warriors did place three gymnasts in the top six of the All-Around competition.

  • Strong start, disastrous start - two losses for Lion girls against Waukon, Randolph
    It was a hot-and-cold week for the Spring Grove girls basketball team as the Lions dropped a couple of games, starting on Monday, Jan. 29, at home against Waukon 66-53. The Lions hit the road as the calendar turned to Feb. 1 on Thursday, losing at Randolph 62-45, doomed by a slow start to the game offensively. The Lion girls slipped to 8-11 overall (4-6 SEC) with four regular-season games left.

  • Boys win four, overtake L/P in final minute
    The Spring Grove boys basketball team kicked off a grueling week of four games in five days, starting with a non-conference road win at Waukon, Iowa, 75-64, on Monday, Jan. 29. It was back to conference play the next night at Austin, pulling out a conference win over Lyle/Pacelli in the final minute of the game, 61-57.

  • Boys sweep Cougars, drop Border Battle
    The Spring Grove boys basketball team split two games last week while losing a third to the weather. The game at Waukon, Iowa, scheduled for Monday, Jan. 22, was postponed to a week later to Jan. 29. Spring Grove then picked up a home win on Thursday, Jan. 25, against Mabel-Canton in SEC play, 73-54, sweeping the Cougars in the process.

  • Girls fall to both league leaders; Lion record eclipsed by L/P
    The Spring Grove girls basketball team dropped two games on their home floor last week against the two high-scoring Southeast Conference Division leaders. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the Lions fell to the West Division leader, state-ranked at No. 1 Lyle/Pacelli 82-31 and then lost to East Division-leading Houston on Friday night, Jan. 26, by a score of 80-47.

  • The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnastics team is still looking for its first dual-meet win of the season after falling at home on Thursday, Jan. 25, against Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa 143.67 to 98.55, once again coming close to their goal of breaking 100 points. They did set an all-time team score in the bars competition at 20.9 points.

  • The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnastics team kicked off their busiest week of the regular season with a dual at home against Stewartville/Chatfield, coming up short 125.72 to 97.35. Despite being shorthanded due to injuries, the Warrior girls were just shy of their goal of hitting 100 points in a dual meet. Just two nights later, it was off to a second meet on the road against Kasson-Mantorville/Triton, with an exhausted Warrior team coming up short again, 125.65 to 92.42, all while trying to grind through classroom finals.

  • Lions take command quickly at Lanesboro
    The Spring Grove boys basketball team was humming on all cylinders as they beat Lanesboro on the road Tuesday, Jan. 16, by a score of 82-36 in their only game of the week. It was the 50th consecutive conference victory for Spring Grove, which is now 8-4 this season (3-0 SEC).

  • Girls left behind by Larks, finally overtake Falcons
    The Spring Grove girls basketball team dropped a non-conference road matchup with Grand Meadow 66 to 44 on Tuesday, Jan. 16, in spite of a season-high free-throw percentage. Spring Grove bounced back with a come-from-behind non-conference victory at home against Fillmore Central, 61-50, hitting 7 of 10 foul shots late in the second half to seal the win. The Lions are 8-7 on the season (4-3 SEC).

  • Spring Grove boys drop decisions against R-P, Aquinas
    The Spring Grove Lion boys basketball team dropped a couple games on the floor last week and another one to Mother Nature. The Lions rallied but couldn’t overcome a deficit while losing at Rushford-Peterson 64-57 on Monday, Feb. 8. The conference road game at LeRoy-Ostrander scheduled for Thursday was postponed to Feb. 15. The final game of the week was Saturday at the Midwest Players Classic in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where the Lions offense went quiet in the second half, losing to La Crosse Aquinas 64-48. Spring Grove is 7-4 overall (2-0 SEC).

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