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Bance has success at state meet
Christian Bance of the Gophers (No. 11 in middle) takes off from the starting line of the state cross-country meet. Bance went on to finish 27th at the 2014 Section 1A State Cross Country meet. PAM WALSH/CHATFIELD NEWS
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 3:59 PM

Senior middle hitters Brook Irish and Maddy Kammer along with senior setter Kirsten Keefe were named to the team. Keefe was all-conference in 2013 and 2012 and honorable mention in 2011. Irish was all-conference in 2013 and honorable mention in 2012.  Kammer was honorable mention in 2013, 2012 and 2011.

  • The Chatfield volleyball team finished the season with a 19-10 record, 18-9 regular season, and runner-up in the Three Rivers Conference at 11-1.  The Lady Gophers were seeded No. 1 in the 1AA East sub-section tournament, but took an early exit when they lost to No. 5 Dover-Eyota, 1-3, in the sub-section semi-finals.

     
  • Senior middle hitters Brook Irish and Maddy Kammer along with senior setter Kirsten Keefe were named to the team. Keefe was all-conference in 2013 and 2012 and honorable mention in 2011. Irish was all-conference in 2013 and honorable mention in 2012.  Kammer was honorable mention in 2013, 2012 and 2011.

     
  • Gophers lose in volleyball semifinals

    The Chatfield Gophers volleyball team opened sub-section action with a 3-0 over LaCrescent (25-12, 25-16, 25-13), but stumbled in the semi-finals, losing to Dover-Eyota, 1-3: 25-17, 22-25, 24-26, 23-25.

     
  • Gophers split in football playoffs, finish season at 5-5

    The Chatfield Gophers football team beat Dover-Eyota, 45-42, in a triple-overtime thriller, then lost to Caledonia, 22-0, in its final game of the 2014 football season.  The team finished with an overall record of 5-5, after going 4-4 in regular season play.

     
  • Bance to state for third time, team recognized for academics

    Chatfield senior Christian Bance finished third in the Section 1A cross-country meet last week and qualified for his third straight trip to the state meet, which will be held this Saturday, Nov. 1, at St. Olaf College in Northfield.  Bance ran the 5,000 meters in a time of 16:57.4.

     
  • The Chatfield volleyball team downed Lewiston-Altura last Tuesday, 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-16), finishing the regular season with an 18-9 record, 11-1 in the Three Rivers Conference.  The gals finished one game behind TRC champion Fillmore Central.

     
  • Gophers lose season finale, host Dover-Eyota in playoffs

    The Chatfield Gophers traveled to Adams last Wednesday and lost the season finale, 12-0, to the Southland Rebels.  With the loss, Chatfield finished the regular season at 4-4, and suffered their first shutout in 2014.

     
  • Three Gophers all-conference in cross-country

    “Karen Gomez-Ruiz (third, 16:26.0) and Christian Bance (second, 17:33.3) ran their expected strong races to earn all-conference honors,” said coach Chris Frye.  “Dillon Nolan (19th, 19:11.5) has been progressing nicely all year and had a break-out race to also earn all-conference.” 

     
  • ‘Lot of improvement’ for Chatfield runners

    At the Jodi Rahman Invitational, hosted by Plainview-Elgin-Millville, the Chatfield (169 points) girls finished seventh as a team and the Chatfield (180 points) boys were eighth. 

     
  • Volleyball team wins two as playoffs begin next week

    The Chatfield volleyball team got two Three Rivers Conference wins last week, downing Dover-Eyota (3-0: 25-20, 25-8, 25-14) and St. Charles (3-1: 25-16, 25-20, 18-25, 25-20), improving its record to 10-1 (TRC) and 17-9 (all). 

     
  • Wild football finish in ‘Gopherland’

    To say the least, it was a wild finish in last Friday night’s football game between the Chatfield Gophers and the visiting Goodhue Wildcats.

     
  • Gals win two in TRC, split at Cannon Falls Tournament

    Last week was another busy week for the Chatfield volleyball team with two duals and a tournament in Cannon Falls. 

     
  • Gophers down W-K 48-7, face 5-1 Wildcats Friday night

    Chatfield got their first score against Wabasha-Kellogg Friday night on an Aaron Paulson 31-yard run at the 10:25 mark in the first quarter and rolled on to a 48-7 win from there. 

     
  • Six runners have PRs at Chatfield Invitational

    “I was very pleased with the results of the meet,” said coach Chris Frye.  “We had six kids run personal records (PRs), which is quite an accomplishment on our hilly course.  This doesn’t happen very often. And even those who didn’t run as well as hoped, learned some things that will help down the road.”

     
  • Volleyball team splits in conference contests for first loss

    In Three Rivers Conference matches last week, the Chatfield Gophers went 1-1, downing Kingsland 3-1 (25-7, 17-25, 25-15, 25-15) and losing to Fillmore Central 0-3 (19-25, 23-25, 19-25).  The Gophers dropped out of a tie with Fillmore Central for the top spot and are now 6-1 in TRC play.

     
MNsure opening

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