Saturday, March 17, 2018


Easton Knoll whips a pass to Lucas Heimer in the first half.
The Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team had turned a corner in recent weeks as they closed out the regular season in winning five of its final six games. That momentum was something that the KoMets were hoping to carry into the postseason for a cinderella run as the five-seed in Section 1AAA....
K-M head coach Jamie Heidt smiles after receiving the Section 1AA Coach of the Year trophy.
One week ago, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team captured the Section 1AA Championship with a victory over Simley. That alone should have convinced observers that this team still ran the section even with the addition of the second-ranked Spartans at the beginning of the year. However, if anyone...
Jared Johnson locks horns with Zach Miller in a 120-pound match.
Looking at the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team’s schedule at the beginning of the season, it was clear that the KoMets would have another road to return to the state tournament. K-M had set itself up to be tested as they took part in grueling tournaments as well as navigating the HVL schedule...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Nic VanOort is ready to strike against Kenyon-Wanamingo’s Seth Brossard in a 145-pound match.
The Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team has always operated under the mantra of taking things one dual or match at a time. The approach has made sure the KoMets leave no stone unturned as they navigate through a Hiawatha Valley League that has been traditionally tough and consecutive Class AA state...
Dodge County wing Alex Nelson (right) celebrates after a shorthanded goal against La Crescent.
The Dodge County boys hockey extended its winning streak to four games last week with the latest installments coming against La Crescent and Windom Area. The winning streak is the Wildcats’ longest winning streak of the season and is part of a stretch of six wins in the past eight games. The...
The wrestling dual between Kasson-Mantorville and Zumbrota-Mazeppa was going to be a major event in the landscape of the sport.  The dual featured two defending high school state champions and teams that were ranked atop their respective classes.  With the KoMets’ nearly 10-year Hiawatha Valley...
K-M’s Bailey Berge (left) drives into the paint against Triton on January 19.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team saw its offense take a step forward last week as they had balanced efforts against Zumbrota-Mazeppa and Triton. While K-M could only come up with one win in the two contests, the growth of the team is an encouraging sign as they head into the late...
K-M’s Devyn Borgstrom puts the pressure on a Cannon Falls guard in the first half on January 12.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team is going through a learning process. With plenty of youth on the roster and lone senior Lexie Worden out with an injury, the KoMets have had to throw plenty of younger players into the deep end as they navigate through the Hiawatha Valley League. Because...
Angelle Junge twists on top of the vault.
With the Kasson-Mantorville/Triton gymnastics team starting to come into its own, there’s a lot of buzz when one of the perennial teams come to town for a meet. On January 4, that buzz was in the air as K-M-T hosted Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa. P-I-Z-M came into the meet ranked fourth in Class A...
Triton’s Drew Kelly shot 50 percent from the floor and led the Cobras with 24 points to help defeat Glenville-Emmons last week.
Over recent weeks, shots haven’t been falling for the Triton boys basketball team. Despite the issues, the Cobras have remained confident that they’re taking the right shots and they’ll eventually begin to fall. One of those moments came on December 28 when the Cobras traveled to Glenville-Emmons...


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