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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 11:36 AM
Friday the 13th was nothing but good fortune for the No. 1-ranked in 9-Man Spring Grove football team as the Lions broke a nine-game losing streak against the No. 5-ranked Grand Meadow Superlarks, winning the Friday-night matchup 33-20. Going into the season’s final week, Spring Grove is perfect at 7-0 (6-0 East), while Grand Meadow is 5-2 (4-2).

  • Lions celebrate long-elusive victory over Superlarks
    Friday the 13th was nothing but good fortune for the No. 1-ranked in 9-Man Spring Grove football team as the Lions broke a nine-game losing streak against the No. 5-ranked Grand Meadow Superlarks, winning the Friday-night matchup 33-20. Going into the season’s final week, Spring Grove is perfect at 7-0 (6-0 East), while Grand Meadow is 5-2 (4-2).

  • Three Lion girls lead conference shooters
    The Spring Grove Lion trap team remains on top of the conference after week three of the fall season. With two weeks left in the season, the Lions lead over second-place Medford is 191.5 points. Champlin Park is third while Plainview-Elgin-Millville and Comfrey round out the standings in the five-team conference.

  • Girls take state-ranked Caledonia to four sets
    The Spring Grove Lions volleyball team had just one match last week - at home against the state-ranked No. 7 Caledonia Warriors on Monday, Oct. 9. The Lions took a set from visiting Caledonia for the first time in four years but wound up losing the match 3-1 (13-25, 20-25, 25-23, 16-25). The Lions are 20-6 (10-2 SEC) while Caledonia upped its record to 17-4.

    Lion libero Amelia Solum returns serve against Caledonia. Photo by S. Lee Epps

  • C/SG/H girls challenge Lancers at section
    The No. 14-seeded Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston girls soccer team came up short to No. 3 seed La Crescent 2-0 in the opening round of the Section 1A tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 10, bringing an end to the Warriors’ fall season. The team finished with 2 wins, 12 losses, and 1 tie.

  • Soccer boys close season at section
    An uphill climb on the field was made even more challenging than normal as the Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston boys soccer team was hit up-and-down the roster by illness as they traveled to Kasson for a Section 1A play-in game against Kasson-Mantorville on Monday, Oct. 9. The Warrior season came to an end, dropping the game 5-0, finishing the fall season winless in 17 games. K-M improved to 2-15.

  • Defense delivers in state-ranked rainstorm
    The top-three matchup featuring No. 1 Spring Grove at No. 3 Houston had a little bit of everything you’d expect from a high school football game and even something you wouldn’t. Spring Grove stayed unbeaten thanks to a hard-fought road win 26-6 over the Hurricanes. The Lions are 6-0 (5-0 East) while the ‘Canes are 5-1 (4-1 East) with only two weeks left in the regular season.

    The mud-laden Lions huddle in the rain during state-ranked showdown at Houston. Submitted photo

  • Near upset followed by 20th win for volleyball girls
    The Spring Grove Lions split their two conference volleyball matches last week, starting off with a five-set marathon against Mabel-Canton on Tuesday, Oct. 3, with the Lions coming up short 3-2 (25-23, 20-25, 13-25, 25-20, 13-15).

  • Lion shooters increase league lead
    The Spring Grove fall trap team started off the season on a high note but didn’t stop there. After a week one total of 446, the Lions improved their team score to 459 in week two. The Lions are sitting on top of Class A, Conference 4, with a total of 905 points, more than 200 points ahead of second-place Medford (699.5). Champlin Park, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, and Comfrey round out of the conference standings.

  • Soccer girls drop three before section starts
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston girls soccer team wrapped up its regular season schedule by dropping three matches last week, starting on Monday, Oct. 2, with a 2-1 home loss to Stewartville during the Parents Night event. The team hit the road to rainy St. Charles the next night, coming up short 4-1. The Warriors finished the regular season on Thursday by losing a 2-0 road matchup at Dover-Eyota.

    Katie Lamm and Emily Guberud

  • Boys shut out in rough weather
    The final week of the regular season saw the Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston boys soccer team drop three matches, starting with a 9-0 loss at Stewartville on Monday, Oct. 2.

  • SG girls win two, remain in SEC race
    The Spring Grove volleyball team continued its march toward a 20-win season after sweeping two matches last week, only dropping one set in the process. The Lions swept Lanesboro 3-0 (25-11, 25-12, 25-19) on the road Tuesday, Sept. 26, and then came home on Thursday for a quality win against a good Grand Meadow squad 3-1 (25-22, 24-26, 25-18, 25-20).

  • No. 1 SG lashes Lanesboro, faces No. 1 Houston next
    The Spring Grove Lions won their Homecoming matchup against Lanesboro on Friday by a score of 60-14.

  • Spring Grove trap team starts on top
    The Spring Grove fall trap team got the conference season off to a good start in week one, finishing on top of Class A, Conference 4, with a total of 446 points, almost 100 points more than second-place Medford (357.5). Champlin Park was third (352.5), Plainview-Elgin-Millville was fourth (211.5), and Comfrey was fifth (172.5) in the five-team conference.

  • Boys drop two with soccer playoffs next week
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston boys soccer team dropped two games last week but are improving. They dropped a hard-fought home game on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to Winona Cotter 6-0 and then lost to La Crescent on the road on Thursday by a score of 11-0.

  • Soccer girls fall to Ramblers, Lancers
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston girls soccer team came up short in two games last week, starting with a 5-1 road loss at Winona Cotter on Sept. 26. The week finished on Thursday with a 4-0 home loss to La Crescent. Heading into the final week of the regular season with only three games left, the Warrior girls are 2-8-1 overall.

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