The Kingsland boys basketball team lost their season opener Friday to St. Charles, 65-49.
“We are returning four players that saw some varsity playing time last year,” said first-year Kingsland girls basketball coach Jacob Vetter. Those four players include senior Lacy Schwarz, junior Reann Kimball and sophomores Gracie Schmidt and Kailey Link.
Youth wrestling programs are starting for elementary school students in the Kingsland district.
Kingsland should have plenty of experience this season as 17 players were listed on the “final stat” sheet for the 2013-14 Kingsland Knights boys basketball team, and 15 of them were sophomores or juniors.
“It’s not all about wins and losses,” stated Kingsland Activities Director Steve Hauser.
The Kingsland volleyball team capped off the season with an upset win over Spring Grove in the sub-section Tournament and finished the 2014 season with a 3-26 record.
Kingsland had two players named to the Three Rivers all-conference honorable mention volleyball team.
Kingsland upset Spring Grove in the opening round of the section volleyball tournament last week, but fell to Wabasha-Kellogg to end the Knights’ season.
As the year begins to wind down so are Kingsland’s fall sport seasons.
The Kingsland girls cross-country team is one of the
youngest in the section with four sophomores, two ninth graders and one
eighth grader running in the recently held Section 1A cross-country
meet. As a team they were 16th, with 20 teams competing in the 2014 section meet.
The Kingsland Knights got their second win of the season last weekend, downing Minneapolis Patrick Henry, 2-0 (25-10, 25-12), at the Rochester Exchange Club Tournament.
The Eagles of St. Johns Lutheran School in Wykoff took third place at the Southeastern Minnesota Lutheran Athletic Conference soccer tournament.
The Kingsland football team lost to Fillmore Central last Wednesday night, 53-18, and finished the season at 0-8.
Kingsland hosted the Three Rivers Conference cross-country meet last week.