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Kingsland’s JJ Fenske (3) and Isaac Miller (77) slowed down the Rebel quarterback.  CHRISTINE VREEMAN/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
Kingsland’s JJ Fenske (3) and Isaac Miller (77) slowed down the Rebel quarterback. CHRISTINE VREEMAN/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
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Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:33 AM

The Kingsland Knights led 14-6 after the first quarter, but lost all scoring momentum for the final three quarters and ended up losing to Southland, 32-14.

  • Knights lead after first quarter, lose second of season to Rebels

    The Kingsland Knights led 14-6 after the first quarter, but lost all scoring momentum for the final three quarters and ended up losing to Southland, 32-14.

     
  •   The new cross-country coach for Kingsland this year is Erin Milz. Milz is a graduate of Winona State University and a 2002 graduate of Stewartville High School.  
  • Knights lose opener 20-10  to United South Central

    The Kingsland Knight football team lost the 2015 season opener to United South Central (Wells) this past Saturday in Spring Valley. Coach Andrew Brouwer feels the team is “oh so close.” 

     
  • Last week I told you about a charity run: 15’s 5K. It was a real Perkins family effort, with Glen’s wife, Alisha, doing the organizing, planning, and giving the congratulations to the runners at the finish line. Glen was at both the starting line and at the reception on the plaza, handing out medals with his mom and dad. I also told you about Glen, Phil Hughes, and Brian Duensing pulling up to the starting line in the bed of a pickup truck. That truck was being driven by a very interesting character. It was driven by Glen’s father-in-law, Kurt Weber.

     
  • Kid power on display at tractor pull

    The basketball courts at South Park were busy as several children took part in the Ag Days kids power pedal tractor pull Sunday afternoon.

     
  • Women dominate Ag Days 6k race

    Women dominated the annual Ag Days 6k run on Spring Valley’s paved trail Saturday morning as the first four places were all females. It also helped to be young as four teens were among the top six places.

     
  • According to second year Kingsland football head coach Andrew Brouwer he has nine returning letter winners for this year’s football team. They include six seniors, Quinn Larson, Logan Back, JJ Fenske, Cody Krahn, Aaron Greene and Alex Bradley, one junior, Isaac Miller and two sophomores, Ian Meisner and Reece Eickhoff.

     
  • Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and makes it difficult to breathe and digest food, and can also affect other organs such as the liver. There is no cure, but there have been some major breakthroughs in the past several years — which makes a cure inevitable. 
  • After a frustrating loss to the Yankees Sunday, July 26, many of the Twins players left their troubles at the park, put on some smiles, and hurried over to the Capital Grille on 8th and Hennepin. There, they participated in the ninth annual celebrity waiter event for the Boys & Girls Club of the Twin Cities, hosted by former Twins Roy Smalley and Tim Laudner.

     
  • Twins Talk: Hicks has arrived as major league outfielder

    It’s great to watch Aaron Hicks as he blossoms into a solid major league outfielder, and as a hitter who can drill the ball with authority.

     
  • Big trucks, flying dirt highlight mud bog in Ostrander
     What's the big deal about mud bogging?

    "It's the big trucks and getting dirty," said Jordan Wagner from New Richmond.

     
  • The Twins ended the first half of the season with a winning week, a giving week, and an emotional rollercoaster ride for All-Star Brian Dozier. They won six of their last seven games, beating the Tigers, their division rivals three out of four games, and went to the break with a 49-40 overall record – second best in the American League, behind only division rival Kansas City Royals.  
  • Twins Talk: Mauer throws annual pizza party for kids
     One of the nicest events that happens every year during Twins’ Hope Week is hosted by first baseman Joe Mauer. It is called Picnic in the Park, but is actually a pizza party that Joe throws for the kids from Gillette Children’s Hospital. It is held in the Legends Club at Target Field. Joe has a close relationship with the hospital: His wife worked there as a nurse before they had kids of their own. Joe has made many quiet, unpublicized visits to Gillette over the years, and does many other private and personal things for both the hospital and the children. 
  • Uff Da: Kids show their pedal pull power
    Uff Da! There was some mighty fancy pedaling going on in Ostrander last weekend. 
  • Registration open for Ag Days 6k

    Registration is now open for the annual Ag Days 6k run.

     
Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair kicks off this week in St. Paul. Will you be attending the fair?


 

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