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home : republican-leader : falcons/burros sports July 9, 2014

New nine-team SEC brings 'zero week' to Burro football
Lanesboro gridders take the field in 2013. JON SPELTZ/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPERS
Lanesboro gridders take the field in 2013. JON SPELTZ/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPERS
It can be dizzying keeping up with the upcoming changes for Lanesboro and Southeast Conference football. The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) doing away with traditional high school football conferences in 2015, 2016 and presumably beyond is certainly a major alteration; the final SEC grid season of 2014 will be different as well.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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Burros capture most SEC crowns
For the fifth time in 12 years, Lanesboro has finished the 2013-2014 school year with the most Southeast Conference sports championships. No other league team has earned that distinction more than three times.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Legion team gets win in tourney, another over St. Charles
It has been a busy last few days for the Central Legion baseball team, with trips to Montevideo and St. Charles. This past weekend the team won one and lost two in the Montevideo Tournament, and last Wednesday picked up a win over St. Charles.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Area well represented at Minnesota high school all-star football game Saturday
Coaches and players from the area will participate in the 41st annual Minnesota Football Coaches Association (MFCA) Tackle Cancer All-Star Football Game 1 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Clemens Stadium on the campus of St. John's University at Collegeville.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Changes in area football schedules coming in 2015
Football scheduling will change once again in 2015 as the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors recently adopted a plan that places all member schools with football programs into districts.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Soland, Larson Well remain undefeated at Canton
Larson Well Drilling and Soland Carpentry both remained unbeaten atop the standings after three games. Mabel Liquor (1-2) fell for the second time by a rather narrow 2-run margin.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Hometown drivers win three Decorah races
Near-perfect weather greeted racing fans when the Upper Iowa Speedway points series returned to Decorah on June 21.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Legion team takes season opener for first win in 30+ years
The Central Falcons, an American Legion baseball team, this past weekend won their first game of the season over Lewiston (17-4) and, as many local historians have noted, this was the first Legion win for a local team in more than 30 years.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Fillmore Central girls take third in golf at state
Fillmore Central's girls golf team took third place at the state tournament while Jordan Miller, representing Fillmore Central in individual boys play, finished 17th.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Fillmore Central/Lanesboro softball team wraps up 'tremendous season'
The Fillmore Central/Lanesboro softball team finished with a 12-3 regular season record as it went 3-2 in the playoffs to finish with an overall record of 15-5.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Fillmore Central/Lanesboro baseball team puts another season in the books
The Fillmore Central/Lanesboro baseball team ended the season with a 3-12 regular season record. After going 1-2 in sub-section play, the overall record was 4-14.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
L/FC/M-C track & field sends Haug to state
The two-day Section 1A Track& Field Championships took place last week at Paul Giel Field in Winona. Competitors who placed first or second in individual events, relays, and those who achieved a standard time, distance, or height advanced to the state tournament in St. Paul.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Jordan Miller qualifies for state
Jordan Miller, Fillmore Central junior, continued his championship play going with a first place finish at the Section 1A golf tournament held last week at Eastwood Golf Course in Rochester. Miller shot a 75, five strokes better than second place B. Borkowski of Lewiston-Altura.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Fillmore Central girls golf team advance to state meet
Fillmore Central female athletes continue to shine as the local golf team heads off to the state meet next week.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
FC softball finishes third at sections Morgan Malley All-State
After winning the sub-section crown, the Fillmore Central/Lanesboro softball team ran into some tough sledding at the section tournament, and wound up as the third place team.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Lanesboro tees it up at section
The Section 1A Golf Tournament was held on May 27 at Rochester's Eastwood Golf Course. Lanesboro sent three boys and two girls, all of who competed as individuals.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Fillmore Central acquires Minnesota Twins grant
The Fillmore Central School District announced that it has been chosen as the recipient of a $5,000 Minnesota Twins Fields for Kids Grant that will help complete the fencing project at the Fillmore Central baseball field in Preston and add a windscreen to the outfield fence.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Lanesboro/Fillmore Central/Mabel-Canton makes great showing at sub-section track meet
Four sub-section track meets were held last week to determine which athletes will move on to Section 1A events. Lanesboro/Fillmore Central/Mabel-Canton competed in Sub-section 1 at Chatfield on Thursday, May 22.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Fillmore Central girls team, five guys advance in golf
The Fillmore Central girls golf team won the sub-section title and advanced to the section tournament as did five guys to compete individually as a result of their performances at the sub-section golf meet last week.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Falcons win sub-section in softball
The Fillmore Central/Lanesboro softball team beat Wabasha-Kellogg, 2-1, in the 1A East Sub-section championship game last week and was scheduled to play Kenyon-Wanamingo (west winner) in the first round of the Section 1A tournament Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Falcons go 1-2 in baseball tournament
The fifth seeded Fillmore Central/Lanesboro baseball team started the post-season with a 12-6 win over Mabel-Canton and finished the 1A East Sub-section tournament, and their 2014 season, with a 12-2 (five inning) loss to Chatfield.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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