Reid Bjerke attacks on fast break during eighth grade win against Mabel-Canton. Photo by S. Lee Epps
Reid Bjerke attacks on fast break during eighth grade win against Mabel-Canton. Photo by S. Lee Epps
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 1:58 PM
The Spring Grove boys basketball team split two games last week while losing a third to the weather. The game at Waukon, Iowa, scheduled for Monday, Jan. 22, was postponed to a week later to Jan. 29. Spring Grove then picked up a home win on Thursday, Jan. 25, against Mabel-Canton in SEC play, 73-54, sweeping the Cougars in the process.

  • Bohr breaks rebound record in fading-seconds loss
    The Spring Grove girls basketball team split a pair of games last week as the regular season winds down. The Lions dropped a heartbreaker at Kingsland, 58-57, on Thursday, Feb. 8, which put a damper on a record-setting night for Lauryn Bohr.

  • LARP youth wrestlers place first at Houston tournament
    A tournament was held last weekend for local youth wrestlers at Houston school.
  • The Rushford-Peterson girls’ basketball team split its last two games. The Lady Trojans hosted a pair of home matchups, facing Lewiston-Altura on Feb. 9, then Hope Lutheran on Monday, Feb. 12. The Trojans are 4-19 on the season (0-16 TRC) with just two games left in the regular season. 
  • Dance team season comes to a close
    The Rushford-Peterson dance team ended their season on Saturday, Feb. 10., placing 11th in a 13-team field at the Sectional Tournament in Dover-Eyota.
  • R-P boys basketball sweeps Lewiston-Altura
    The Rushford-Peterson boys’ basketball team ran its current winning streak to eight in a row on Feb. 8. R-P’s 59-46 home court victory over visiting Lewiston-Altura marked the Trojans’ second win of the season over the Cardinals and boosted R-P’s record to 17-5 (9-5 TRC).
  • LARP wrestlers double down on wins last week
    The Lewiston-Altura/Rushford-Peterson wrestling team notched back-to-back wins last week, giving the Screaming Eagles a nice momentum boost as they head into the upcoming section meet. 
  • Rushford-Peterson speech team members are hard at work and will start competing every weekend. The R-P Speech Team has a lot of students signed up and many are already working on their selections while others are still in the searching stage. 
  • Lanesboro girls sweep G-E, topped by top-ranked L/P
    The Lanesboro girls broke a long 13-game losing streak.
  • The Rushford-Peterson One Act crew performed their final showing of “Tammy: A Coming of Age Story about a Girl who is Part T-Rex” at Stewartville High School last Saturday. 
  • The Lewiston-Altura/Rushford-Peterson wrestling team has been oh-so-close in recent competitions, but has had trouble pulling out the win.
  • The Rushford-Peterson girls’ basketball team found offense hard to come by in its last three games. 
  • Trojan boys basketball on a roll
    The Rushford-Peterson boys’ basketball team grabbed three victories last week, building its winning streak to seven in a row. 
  • Strong start, disastrous start - two losses for Lion girls against Waukon, Randolph
    It was a hot-and-cold week for the Spring Grove girls basketball team as the Lions dropped a couple of games, starting on Monday, Jan. 29, at home against Waukon 66-53. The Lions hit the road as the calendar turned to Feb. 1 on Thursday, losing at Randolph 62-45, doomed by a slow start to the game offensively. The Lion girls slipped to 8-11 overall (4-6 SEC) with four regular-season games left.

  • Boys win four, overtake L/P in final minute
    The Spring Grove boys basketball team kicked off a grueling week of four games in five days, starting with a non-conference road win at Waukon, Iowa, 75-64, on Monday, Jan. 29. It was back to conference play the next night at Austin, pulling out a conference win over Lyle/Pacelli in the final minute of the game, 61-57.

  • M-C girls extend winning streak, sweep Cardinals, Burros
    The Mabel-Canton girls basketball team ran its win streak to three in a row.
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