Sunday, February 16, 2020

Sports

After a slow start in a thrilling game on the Hayfield Viking boys basketball home court Feb. 7, Blooming Prairie's Awesome Blossoms used an aggressive defense to take command. The Blossoms emerged victorious over the Vikings, 59-54. The victory upped the Blossoms' season record to 16-2, Gopher...
The Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms girls varsity basketball team sank five three-point shots in the first half to help catapult the Blossoms to a 52-47 victory over Hayfield Feb. 6. The big Gopher Conference win pushed the Blossoms' season mark to 18-3 overall and to 10-2 in the conference....
Trailing by 12 points at halftime, the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) boys’ basketball team got within three points in the second half but couldn’t complete the comeback as they lost 74-79 to United South Central (USC) on Feb. 6.  NRHEG Head Coach Isaiah Lundberg said USC took...
Parents of three Blooming Prairie High School football players watch as their sons sign their letters of intent to play college football. Signing, from left, are: Karson Vigeland, Concordia of St. Paul; Gabe Hagen, Minnesota State at Mankato and Zach Weber, University of Wisconsin at Stout. Behind their sons are, from left, Erik and Michelle Vigeland, Joan and David Hagen and Heather and Ryan Weber.
Lots of proud people gathered in the Blooming Prairie High School Library to witness the signings of letters of intent by three players from the state champion Awesome Blossom football team. Applying ink to letters of intent last Wednesday, Feb. 5 to play college football were Gabe Hagen, Minnesota...
Two big wins highlighted the week for the Blossoms junior varsity girls basketball team. They defeated United South Central and Medford last week. On Thursday, Jan. 16, the Blossoms came out on top of a 35-31 game over Medford. Macy Lembke led the Blossoms with nine points followed by Shawntee...
Another good defensive effort led the Blooming Prairie girls basketball team to kill United South Central 55-16 Jan. 16. The Blossoms allowed only five first-half points, which allowed them to take control of the game from early on. “We played solid in the second half as well, and we were able to...
Following a tough 60-64 loss to Waterville-Elysian-Morristown, the Blooming Prairie boys’ basketball team seems to have gotten back on track as they made it back-to-back wins by winning “pretty decisively,” as Coach Nate Piller put it, 63-50 over Triton on Thursday, Jan. 16. The Awesome Blossoms...
While two consecutive wins is a coincidence, three is a trend, and the Westfield wrestling team is trending in the right direction after beating United South Central 39-18 on Thursday, Jan. 16. The Rebels actually scored the first three points of the dual when Bo Zweiner lost by a 0-3 decision at...
A small crowd of only about 200 wrestling fans was in the house at the Blooming Prairie High School as the BP Lions hosted the Blossom Brawl on Saturday night, Jan. 11. Professional wrestling moments were provided by wrestlers from the American Wrestling Federation (AWF). Chris Staloch, president...
A battle of the ranked teams ended up with the lower ranked team, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown, snatching a victory from the higher ranked team, the Awesome Blossoms, in girls basketball action Friday night. WEM came into the game ranked ninth while Blooming Prairie was ranked fifth. WEM defeated...

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