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Alexis Chase throws a pitch for the Gophers against GMLOK. Chatfield won the game and the conference title with an undefeated season.
SAM CLEMENS/CHATFIELD NEWS Alexis Chase throws a pitch for the Gophers against GMLOK. Chatfield won the game and the conference title with an undefeated season.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:32 AM
The Chatfield Gophers ended the regular season Friday in dramatic fashion.
  • Wilcenski places fifth overall for golf
    While the varsity golf teams postponed the meet scheduled against Lewiston-Altura on May 16, eighth-grader Easton Wilcenski placed fifth among other eighth-grade boys at the Junior Varsity Conference in Harmony on May 19. 
  • Goetzinger sends perfect Gophers into softball tourney with walk-off grand slam
    The Chatfield Gophers ended the regular season Friday in dramatic fashion.
  • R-P/H girls’ team posts big finishes for True Team, conference
    Rushford played host to roughly 2,500 athletes, coaches and spectators on May 9 at its annual True Team event for the Rushford-Peterson/Houston track and field team. 
  • High-scoring softball Cougars win four of five games
    The Mabel-Canton softball team had a busy schedule last week, piling up the number of games and the number of runs scored. The Cougars played five games on three different days, scoring in double figures in all five. 
  • C/SG downs Saints, blanked by Ramblers
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove Warrior softball girls split a pair of games last week as they get set for a busy stretch run to the playoffs. The week started with a 10-5 home win over St. Charles on Tuesday, May 2. The road game on Thursday at Wabasha-Kellogg was postponed because of a bomb scare at the school. The week ended with a 10-0 loss at division champion Winona Cotter on Friday. The Warriors currently sit at 5-7 overall (6-4 Three Rivers Conference).

  • Trojan baseball adds three wins
    The Rushford-Peterson baseball team jumped to a 7-8 record this week with three wins and a close loss.
  • Girls track team wins home meet, boys take second
    Lauren Buccholtz gets three gold in long jump, 4x200m, 200m
  • Mabel-Canton boys drop four, edge Houston for first win
    The Mabel-Canton baseball team played five games last week, dropping a doubleheader at Lyle/Pacelli on May 2 by scores of 3-0 and 12-2. The Cougars then dropped their seventh straight with a 17-4 home field loss to Spring Grove before they finally broke that streak on Friday. M-C won a tight home game against Houston 6-5 before wrapping up the week at Rushford-Peterson on Saturday, losing by a 6-2 score. The Cougars are still looking for some consistency as they ended the week at 1-8 overall (1-6 SEC).
  • Trojan boys steal win over L-A; girls made strides on strokes
    It was a cold and windy week for the Rushford-Peterson golf teams as they faced some tough competitors at an invitational and against a fairly evenly matched Lewiston-Altura.
  • L/FC/M-C thinclads win eight events at La Crescent meet
    Relays continue to be a strength for the Lanesboro/Fillmore Central/Mabel-Canton track teams, and both teams saw more personal records as the Burros traveled to Earl Seaton Field at La Crescent High School for their only meet last week. 
  • Rasmussen and Stensgard continue  to lead in golf; girls garner first win
    Both Lukas Rasmussen and Hayden Stensgard continued their strong season for the Rushford-Peterson boys golf team, despite suffering a loss on April 21 to Fillmore Central.
  • Cougar girls take tourney title following tough loss
    The Mabel-Canton softball team opened the season with a tough test on Tuesday, April 18, with a home doubleheader against the Randolph Rockets, who came into the game at No. 8 in the state softball rankings. The Cougars battled hard but lost the first game 11-9 in eight innings and then dropped the nightcap 8-3.  
  • Gals win two on the road to take sole possession of first place
    The Chatfield softball team hit the road last week and picked up two key victories over GMLOK (5-4) and Caledonia/Spring Grove (14-4, 6 innings). With the two wins the Lady Gophers remained undefeated at 7-0, and are now in sole possession of first place in the Three Rivers Conference-West division. The GMLOK Bulldogs are now in second place at 5-1.
  • Gophers win three of four games in baseball
    This past week was a busy and mostly successful one for the Gophers baseball team. 
  • Falcons return to baseball action with win
    If there were any rough edges after a nearly two week layoff, it didn’t look like it, as the Fillmore Central/Lanesboro baseball team swept past Mabel-Canton 18-3 this past Monday. Colten Kraling got the five-inning win.
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