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Alex Folz
All-State quarterback
Alex Folz All-State quarterback
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 11:10 AM
Four Spring Grove football players were among the 23 chosen for the 9-Man All-State Football team and one received Honorable Mention. All five were also honored by the Post Bulletin; two were chosen All-Area, and three were chosen as All-Area Honorable Mention.

  • Five Lions receive All-State, All-Area acclaim
    Four Spring Grove football players were among the 23 chosen for the 9-Man All-State Football team and one received Honorable Mention. All five were also honored by the Post Bulletin; two were chosen All-Area, and three were chosen as All-Area Honorable Mention.

  • Folz voted MVP; team honors six players
    Alex Folz was voted by teammates as the Most Valuable Player as the state 9-man football champion Spring Grove wrapped up a long season with a team awards banquet, handing out postseason awards as well as varsity letters.

  • Spring Grove boys stopped by Springfield in opener, 86-63
    The Spring Grove boys basketball team opened the season with a tough test, which might be the biggest understatement of the day. The Lions opened with state-ranked at No. 2 Springfield, which was already playing its fourth game of the season and returns all the key players from last year’s 29-4 team that took third in the Class A State Tournament.

  • Lion girls left behind by Superlarks, slip past Lancers
    The Spring Grove girls basketball team split a pair of games last week, the first of which saw the Lion offense go cold during a 59-36 loss at home on Dec. 7 to No. 19-ranked Grand Meadow. The Lions rode a lot of free throws to a non-conference road win at La Crescent the next night, 65-62. The Spring Grove girls are 3-1 on the season (3-0 SEC).

  • Shorthanded gymnasts open at Stewartville
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnastics team fell short in its first dual meet of the season, losing at Stewartville, 119.1 to 88.7 on Dec. 5. While individual girls compiled some good scores, the team was short a couple of familiar names due to sickness. The Warrior girls did compete hard, capturing three of the top six places in the all-around standings.

  • Folz is Back of the Year, seven Lions honored on All-District Team
    Nine-Man state, section and sub-district champion Spring Grove placed five players on the All-District Football Team, including Back of the Year Alex Folz. Two other players are the All-District Honorable Mention. Zach Hauser was the Coach of the Year.

  • Lion girls start with two conference victories
    The Spring Grove Lions made it two-straight Southeast Conference wins at home to start the girls basketball season. The Lions never trailed in picking up a big SEC East Division win over Schaeffer Academy 63-54 on Nov. 28 and then ended the week with another SEC win over Lanesboro on Dec. 1, trailing only once during a 51-42 victory over a resilient Burro squad. With the two home wins, Spring Grove is 2-0 overall (2-0 SEC East).

  • Boys rebuild, open with state-ranked challenges
    The Spring Grove boys basketball team returns facing high expectations but likely with more question marks than they’ve seen in recent years. The team is in a bit of a rebuilding mode after losing seven seniors to graduation, including four starters, two All-SEC players, and one All-State standout.

  • Gymnasts start best on vault
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnastics team came in seventh out of seven teams as the girls got the season started at the Byron Invitational. on Saturday, Dec. 2. But C/SG/H head coach Jess Wiese said it was a good start to what she thinks will be a good season for the Warriors.

  • State championship shutout! Spring Grove dominates title game, 32-0
    The Spring Grove Lions captured the state 9-Man football championship on Friday, Nov. 24, by beating Nevis 32-0 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The No. 1-ranked Lions ran the table on a perfect season, finishing 14-0, while No. 6-ranked Nevis finished 11-2.

  • Three returning starters, Lions seek return to the top
    The Spring Grove girls opened the basketball season (shortly after the press deadline) on Nov. 28 at home against Schaeffer Academy. Lanesboro comes to town on Friday, Dec. 1, before SG hosts Grand Meadow on Dec. 7 - a third straight conference home game.

  • Lions, Tigers tangle for state title Friday morning
    Either Spring Grove (13-0) or Nevis (11-1) will take home its first state football championship trophy after their 10 a.m. Prep Bowl clash this Friday, Nov. 24, in Minneapolis at U.S. Bank Stadium.

  • Defense stops the Storm as SG one win away from state championship
    For the first time ever, the Spring Grove football team will play for a state 9-Man championship after a 27-7 state semifinal win over Stephen-Argyle Central last Thursday at U.S. Bank Stadium in the Twin Cities. The Lions are 13-0 with one game left in the season, while S-A finished at 11-2.

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