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GMLOKS’s McKenzie Kirtz exhibited a strong kick at the finish line of the 800-meter run to take first place honors over Taylor Kreitinger of Byron at the Class 1A Section track meet last Thursday. Kirtz also qualified for the state meet in the 1600-meter run with a second place finish. CHARLIE WARNER/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
GMLOKS’s McKenzie Kirtz exhibited a strong kick at the finish line of the 800-meter run to take first place honors over Taylor Kreitinger of Byron at the Class 1A Section track meet last Thursday. Kirtz also qualified for the state meet in the 1600-meter run with a second place finish. CHARLIE WARNER/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE
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Tuesday, June 02, 2015 11:04 AM

GMLOKS standout runner McKenzie Kirtz won the 800 meters (2:21.48) and placed second in the 1600 meters (5:14.61) at the Class 1A Section track meet last week at Triton High School in Dodge Center. She will be competing at the Class A state track meet in each of those events at Hamline University in St. Paul this Friday and Saturday.  Also going to the big dance, qualifying on standards is Dominiq Bouska in the discus with a toss of 153’7”.

  • GMLOKS tracksters Kirtz and Bouska on to state meet

    GMLOKS standout runner McKenzie Kirtz won the 800 meters (2:21.48) and placed second in the 1600 meters (5:14.61) at the Class 1A Section track meet last week at Triton High School in Dodge Center. She will be competing at the Class A state track meet in each of those events at Hamline University in St. Paul this Friday and Saturday.  Also going to the big dance, qualifying on standards is Dominiq Bouska in the discus with a toss of 153’7”.

     
  • The Eagles of St. Johns Lutheran School in Wykoff were led by eighth grade pitcher Sydney Eickhoff to a 4-2 regular season record in softball this year.

     
  • GMLOK softball team loses to St. Charles 4-3  in sub-sections, finishes with 10-10 season record

    The GMLOK Lady Bulldogs finished the 2015 softball season with a 10-10 record, not bad for a team that consisted predominantly of sophomores.  In fact, in the season finale, sub-section game at St. Charles, there wasn’t a senior in the line-up.  The final score of the first round tournament game was 4-3, in favor of the Saints.  St. Charles scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning.  GMLOK started eight sophomores and one junior in their final game of the season.

     
  • GMLOK baseball season ends at Cotter

    The GMLOK Bulldog baseball team traveled to Winona Cotter for the first round of the sub-section tournament and lost to the Ramblers, 13-4.  Losing in the first round the team’s season came to an end at 1-17.

     
  • Kingsland has six qualify for second  round of Section 1A Golf Tournament
    The Kingsland boys team finished seventh, with a score of 383,  after the first day of play at the Section 1A Golf Tournament played at Willow Creek Golf Course on May 20.  
  • GMLOKS girls, boys take second at sub-section track meet

    The GMLOKS girls and boys track teams placed second in the Section 2 Sub-section track meet held at Grand Meadow last week.

     
  • The GMLOKS girls and boys track teams both placed first in the Southeast Conference Junior High Meet. The GMLOKS girls totaled 126 points, followed by Lanesboro/Fillmore Central with 59, Lyle/Pacelli 30 and Schaeffer Academy 10.

     
  • GMLOK softball team wins last two games

    Last Saturday the GMLOK softball team defeated Southland in a double-header, 16-5 and 8-3, to finish the regular season at 10-9, 9-9 in the Three Rivers Conference-West Division.  Last Friday they lost to Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 4-0, and last Monday they lost to Fillmore Central/Lanesboro by an identical score of 4-0.

     
  • Kingsland sixth graders experience  day at the track to run, jump, throw

    Sixth graders at Kingsland Middle School got a taste of several events at the annual GMLOKS Track and Field Day, held Friday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grand Meadow.

     
  • The Kingsland boys finished eighth of 11 teams at the Three Rivers Conference Golf Tournament in Rochester last week with a score of plus 73.  Because of the bad weather, only nine holes were played and all of the participants did not play the same nine holes. So they went with a plus or minus for over or under par for the first nine holes each of the athletes played. 

     
  • The GMLOKS boys won the four-team Southeast Conference Track Meet held last week with 122.5 points. Lanesboro/Fillmore Central was second with 82 points, followed by Lyle/Pacelli 41.5 and Schaeffer Academy 19.

     
  • GMLOK baseball team completes the regular season with two losses

    The GMLOK baseball team finished out the regular season with a pair of losses last week.  The Bulldogs' record is 1-15, overall, and 1-15 in the TRC-West.

     
  • Kingsland boys top St. Charles in golf, Pruter wins junior high TRC Tournament

    On May 5 the Kingsland boys golf team lost to PEM by four strokes, 194-190.  Kingsland scores were: Simon Broadwater (48), Isiah Bubany (48), Tyler Ruesink (48), and Wyatt Pruter (50).  Garrett Chick of PEM was medalist with a 45.

     
  • The Plainview-Elgin-Millville boys won the Section 1AA True Team championship, GMLOKS was 10th.  The GMLOKS girls finished seventh in the team competition.  Red Wing won the girls.  Scoring was based on 20 runners per individual event and 10 relay teams.  First place received 20 points, second 19, etc.  Thirty points went to the first place relay team, 27 for second, etc.  The State True Team meet is this Saturday, in Stillwater.

     
  • GMLOK baseball team struggling for wins

    Last week the GMLOK baseball team lost five games to four different opponents and dropped to 1-13 for the season, and the same in the Three Rivers Conference.

     
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