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A bevy of three-point shots doomed the Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team Friday in Fulda. H-BC played a solid offensive game that included 51 percent shooting from the field and 86 percent accuracy from the charity stripe, but the Raiders canned 13 three-point shots and that lifted the hosts...
The Adrian Dragons upped their Red Rock Conference boys' basketball record to 2-1 with a 61-48 victory in Okabena Friday. Adrian outscored Heron Lake-Okabena in both halves of a competitive contest. The Dragons led by five points (30-25) at halftime before using a 31-23 scoring cushion in the...
The Luverne boys’ basketball team slipped to 0-2 in Big South Conference play after losing a home game Friday. LHS entertained Redwood Valley for its second league game of the season for the Cardinals. Unfortunately for LHS, RWV outscored the hosts by 10 points in each of half of a 79-59 victory....
The Ellsworth boys began a stretch if playing three basketball games in four days by dropping a 79-20 home decision to the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers Friday. After falling behind 44-27 in the first half, EHS rallied early in the second stanza to trail by less than 10 points. W-WG, however,...
The Luverne girls’ basketball team got off to a positive start in Big South Conference play Friday in Luverne. Taking on Redwood Valley in their league debut, the Cardinals came out on the winning end of a 56-52 decision in a hard-fought contest. LHS gained the upper hand by sporting a 24-20 lead...
Adrian's McKinley Nelson keeps the ball out of the reach of Ellsworth's Kallie Chapa during Thursday's girls' basketball game in Ellsworth.
A late run by the Ellsworth girls’ basketball team gave the Panthers a 52-44 home win over Adrian Thursday. In what was a very competitive second stanza, the visiting Dragons erased a seven-point deficit to sport a pair of leads in the final 18 minutes of play. Ellsworth, however, answered the...
The Adrian wrestlers slipped to 1-2 in match competition for the season when they came up on the short end of a 52-21 decision against the Pipestone Arrows in Adrian Thursday. AHS, which surrendered 24 points to Pipestone in forfeits, dropped four of the 10 matches settled on the mat. Adrian did...
Patriot boys pick up first win The Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team broke into the win column by securing a 75-42 victory over Edgerton in Hills. The Patriots doubled Edgerton’s scoring output (46-23) in the first half and outscored the Flying Dutchmen 29-19 in the second half to complete a...
Luverne's Jadyn Anderson draws a foul from H-BC's Abby Knobloch during Tuesday's girls' basketball game in Luverne.
The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team turned a strong second-half performance into a victory when the Patriots squared off against Luverne in a showdown between Rock County squads Tuesday in Luverne. After a very competitive first half that ended with H-BC sporting a four-point lead, the...
Friday night may have been a defining moment for a pair of girls’ basketball teams from the Star Herald coverage area. It’s hard to say what the future may hold for the Hills-Beaver Creek and Ellsworth squads based on the unknowns involved with athletics. Still, I have to believe head coaches Kale...

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