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Thursday, June 29, 2017 4:19 PM
Successful basketball teams have been a staple at R-P schools for many years, and a group of seventh grade boys recently proved that tradition shows no signs of weakening. R-P’s Pacesetter team, comprised of eight seventh graders, advanced from a regional tournament in Rochester to the Minnesota Invitational Tournament. There they defeated Madelia (42-20) and Minnesota Valley Lutheran (54-30) to advance to the final. The R-P squad captured the MIT title with a 38-31 victory over Waconia-St. Joe’s.

  • Successful basketball teams have been a staple at R-P schools for many years, and a group of seventh grade boys recently proved that tradition shows no signs of weakening. R-P’s Pacesetter team, comprised of eight seventh graders, advanced from a regional tournament in Rochester to the Minnesota Invitational Tournament. There they defeated Madelia (42-20) and Minnesota Valley Lutheran (54-30) to advance to the final. The R-P squad captured the MIT title with a 38-31 victory over Waconia-St. Joe’s.

  • Agrimson places fourth at state track and field meet
     In her sophomore year at Rushford-Peterson High School, Ashley Agrimson was able to score fifth place at state in the long jump. She missed state competition last year, but she came back this year as if she didn’t miss a beat.
  • Agrimson heading to state in the long jump
    Ashley Agrimson is going to state in the long jump. The Rushford-Peterson/Houston track and field team had 12 athletes compete in 13 events at section competition last week. The athletes divided their competition between Tuesday and Thursday competitions.
  • Trapshooting team aims for state
    The Rushford-Peterson clay target trapshooting team finished its regular season last week and is preparing for state competition in Alexandria on Tuesday, June 13.
  • Close, but no state for Trojan golfers
    The Rushford-Peterson boys’ golf team had a week of barely missing out on state as they played in section meets on Wednesday, May 31, and Monday, June 5.
  • Before the golf season started, coach Mike Honken commented how the Rushford-Peterson boys’ golf team always somehow ends up winning the conference tournament even though they never really aim to do so.
  • R-P/H teams place second at sub-section
    The Rushford-Peterson/Houston teams both placed second at Sub-section 1 competition on May 25. 
  • The Rushford-Peterson softball team has been steadily improving throughout its season. At the May 22 Sub-section 1A quarterfinal game, the Trojans gave No. 1 seeded Randolph the boot, and R-P moved on to face No. 4 Mabel-Canton. 
  • After a packed week of playoffs, R-P falls to Randolph
    The Rushford-Peterson baseball team has had a busy postseason, and the Trojans gave it their all last week in playoff action when they won two and dropped another before eventually being eliminated by No. 2 Randolph. 
  • Goliath? Meet David – R-P girls pull off upset over No. 1 seeded Randolph High School
    The Rushford-Peterson softball team embodied the phrase “the odds are stacked against them.”
  • Ross Boyum, Lowell Rasmussen take first
  • Baseball team grabs No. 5 seed after tough season
    The Rushford-Peterson baseball team ended its season with two more losses for a record of 7-12. They managed to snag a No. 5 seed and will prepare for sub-section action starting on the evening of May 25.
  • The Rushford-Peterson softball team said goodbye to its regular season with three losses, putting them at an overall record of 1-17. They were given the No. 8 seed in the Three Rivers Conference East bracket and faced No. 1 East Randolph High School on Monday night, May 22. 
  • 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. 
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