The Red Rock Conference officials offered a salute to nine athletes from the Star Herald coverage area last week.
Five athletes from Hills-Beaver Creek and one from Adrian were selected to the 2016 All-RRC Volleyball team.
One player each from Ellsworth, H-BC and Adrian drew honorable mention...
The Ellsworth girls’ basketball program is led by a new head coach entering the 2016-17 season.
Mike Palm, who worked with the EHS boys’ basketball program the past few seasons, is the new girls’ coach this year.
Palm replaces Dean Wieck, who compiled a 15-59 record during a three-year run as the...
A winless 2016 season came to an end for the Ellsworth Panthers Monday in Lamberton.
Ellsworth’s last chance to register a win this fall came during the opening round of the South Section 3A Volleyball Tournament.
Unfortunately, it didn’t turn out well for the Panthers.
Fifth-seeded Red Rock...
Two Ellsworth athletes received their first exposure to varsity competition during the Red Rock Conference Cross Country Championships in Slayton Monday.
After competing in junior high races all season, Linkin Bossert and Micah Onken mixed it up with varsity runners at the RRC event.
The Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots completed their quest of capturing the Red Rock Conference volleyball championship Monday in Hills.
Needing one more win to secure the title outright, the Patriots got it by coasting to a 3-0 victory over Ellsworth.
The win capped a 10-0 RRC slate for the Patriots,...
The Ellsworth volleyball team paid a visit to Hendricks Friday and dropped their second match of the season to the Grizzlies.
Hendricks outscored Ellsworth 75-43 overall and secured 25-13, 25-9 and 25-21 victories during a 3-0 win.
Sierra Smith (three kills, one block and one ace serve) and Devin...
The Edgerton Flying Dutchmen controlled play the entire night when they challenged the Ellsworth Panthers in a Red Rock Conference match Thursday in Ellsworth.
Edgerton outscored Ellsworth 75-33 overall and never surrendered more than 14 points in a single set during a 3-0 victory.
Ellsworth runners made an appearance at the Adrian Invitational Oct. 11 at the Adrian Area Country Club.
Linkin Bossert and Micah Onken competed in the junior high portion of the event.
Bossert ran a strong race to place fifth with a time of 7:49.
Onken placed 27th in 8:49.
The Ellsworth Panthers opened a busy volleyball week by dropping a three-set decision to the Murray County Central Rebels in Ellsworth Tuesday.
Visiting MCC outscored EHS 75-34 during their sweep.
Set scores favored by the Rebels by 25-6, 25-12 and 25-16 margins.
Devin Dreesen (three kills, three...
It’s been 10 long years since he played fast-pitch softball game.
For Ellsworth’s Marlin Boom, one decade seems like an eternity.
Softball was a big part of Boom’s life during a 30-year career that included playing ball in four different decades.
His passion for the game started in 1976 and was a...