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Simon Broadwater
Simon Broadwater
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 8:50 AM
Kingsland’s Simon Broadwater, only a sophomore, finished in the top half of the field at the Class A state golf tournament last week at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker.

  • On Thursday, June 23, the Upper Iowa Speedway points series convened in Cresco, Iowa, as part of the Mighty Howard County Fair's agenda. Two days later, the action moved back to the UIS home track in Decorah, Iowa.

  • Mabel native Shawn Peter earned a checkered flag in the Upper Iowa Speedway (UIS) points series last week. The action moved to Cresco, Iowa, for the June 18 dance card, where Peter made his first UIS Stock Cars start of the year.

  • Kingsland golfer finishes  in top half at state tourney
    Kingsland’s Simon Broadwater, only a sophomore, finished in the top half of the field at the Class A state golf tournament last week at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker.

  • GMLOKS tracksters win medals at state
    The Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander/Kingsland/Southland boys and girls track teams had three entries in the Minnesota State High School Class A track and field championships last Friday and Saturday at Hamline University in St. Paul and all brought home medals.

  • Broadwater advances to state golf tourney
    Kingsland golfers Simon Broadwater and Wyatt Pruter competed on the second day of the Section 1A golf tournament last week. Broadwater played well enough to advance to the Minnesota State Class A meet, which will be held next week in Becker.

  • Lauren Buchholtz going to state in 400 meters
    Kingsland freshman Lauren Buchholtz won the 400-meter dash at the Section 1A track meet last week, and will be running in the state meet this Friday at Hamline University, St. Paul.  Buchholtz won her heat in the prelims on Tuesday, and capped that off with a record setting run in the finals on Thursday. Her time in the finals of 59.10 is a new Kingsland High School record in the 400-meter dash.  

  • After the first 18 holes of play at the Section 1A golf tournament, Simon Broadwater (84) and Wyatt Pruter (95) had scores good enough to advance them to a second day of play.  As a team, Kingsland had a score of 382, which was ninth, and not good enough to advance as a team to the next 18 holes.

  • GMLOKS girls win 1A Sub-Section meet, boys third
    The GMLOKS girls took first place honors at the Sub-section 1A track meet last week. They finished with 182 1/3 points, just ahead of  Stewartville with 178.5 points. The boys finished third with 79 points, behind first place Stewartville  (236) and Triton (96.)

  • The number five seeded Bulldogs picked up a 5-1 win over number four Dover-Eyota, advancing to the semi-finals with a match-up against the number one team in the state, Zumbrota-Mazeppa.

  • Bulldog baseball season ends with loss to D-E
    The 2016 GMLOK baseball season came to an abrupt halt following the 2-1 loss to Dover-Eyota in the first round of the 1AA West Sub-section tournament.

  • GMLOKS track teams compete in PEM Invite
    The Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander/Kingsland/Southland track teams competed in the PEM Invite last week. The girls finished second (162 points) behind PEM, 211 2/3 points.  The boys were fourth with 77.5 points.  PEM also won the boys with 174.5 points.  Comments from coach McKichan….”the sprint relays had a great meet and feel very confident going into the post-season.”

  • Softball team downs Mabel-Canton; Bulldogs seeded fifth in sub-section
    Last Tuesday the GMLOK softball team traveled to Mabel-Canton for a non-conference game with the Cougars and came out on top 16-11.  

  • Baseball team splits; playoffs start this week
    The GMLOK baseball team got a win over Southland 14-3 and lost to Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 13-2.  The guys finished up the regular season this past Monday with a game against Caledonia.  The seedings are not out yet for the 1AA West Sub-section, but all the teams, except the #1 seed (bye) will start play on Thursday, May 26.

  • Eagles finish season strong  with second in tournament
    The St. Johns Eagles finished in second place in the Southeastern Minnesota Lutheran Athletic Conference tournament Saturday, May 7, in Rochester to end the season with nine wins and three losses. 

  • Kingsland boys tied for top spot in TRC golf
    Last Tuesday, the Kingsland boys golf team suffered their first Three Rivers Conference loss of the season when they traveled to Plainview and were defeated 176-200.  Low for the Knights was Simon Broadwater with a 46. Other Kingsland scores were: Wyatt Pruter 47, Tyler Kappers 53 and Scott Lechner 54. Medalist score was a 44 by four different players from PEM. That win for PEM put them in a tie for first with Kingsland for the conference championship.

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