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The three seniors of the FC/L baseball team were all smiles, as they displayed the second place trophy following their second place win over Chatfield in the 1A East Sub-section Baseball Tournament. They are from left, Nick Mensink, Kiel Larson and Gatlin Woellert.  BILL BENTSON/NEWS LEADER
The three seniors of the FC/L baseball team were all smiles, as they displayed the second place trophy following their second place win over Chatfield in the 1A East Sub-section Baseball Tournament. They are from left, Nick Mensink, Kiel Larson and Gatlin Woellert. BILL BENTSON/NEWS LEADER
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:10 PM

 The #5 seeded Fillmore Central/Lanesboro Falcon baseball team beat top-seeded Chatfield, 4-2 to advance to the finals of the sub-section, then lost to Lewiston-Altura, 4-2, in the championship game, and came back to beat Chatfield again, 3-0. The second win over the Gophers gave the Falcons  second place, and a ticket to the Section 1A Tournament.  That’s the secret in “turning a five into a two.” 

  • Mabel Canton's post season run ended abruptly last Monday, when the fifth-seeded Cougars were defeated 8-3 at fourth-seed Goodhue in the first round of sub-section play.

     
  • Cougars play two sets of Falcons, season ends in first round of 1A Sub-sections

    The Monday, May 18, regular season finale was a back-and-forth contest between the Cougars and the Falcons. The Falcons appeared to be in the driver's seat (8-0) after three at-bats, but Mabel-Canton scored 10 runs in the bottom of the third via seven walks and five hits. Tied 12-all after six frames, FC/L managed a pair of runs in the seventh inning for a 14-12 win. 

     
  • LHS golfers compete in Section 1A tourney

    The first day (May 20) of the Section 1A boys and girls golf tourney found the Burros teeing it up at Rochester's par 70 Willow Creek Golf Course. The day was damp and cloudy, with temperatures hovering in the low to mid 50's and nearly calm winds.

     
  • LFCMC track teams advance 16 to  Class 1A Section meet in Triton this week

    On May 21, sub-section one of the Section 1A track meet was held in Caledonia.

     
  • The Fillmore Central/Lanesboro softball team got their sticks going against Wabasha-Kellogg in the second place game, coming up with 11 hits and six runs to capture second place in the Section1A East Sub-section and silver medals, 6-3.  Earlier in the day FC/L beat Goodhue 6-0 in the sub-section elimination game.  Last Wednesday they lost to W-K, 4-1, and sent into the losers bracket where they faced elimination each game they played.

     
  • Surging Falcons advance to Section 1A Tournament

     The #5 seeded Fillmore Central/Lanesboro Falcon baseball team beat top-seeded Chatfield, 4-2 to advance to the finals of the sub-section, then lost to Lewiston-Altura, 4-2, in the championship game, and came back to beat Chatfield again, 3-0. The second win over the Gophers gave the Falcons  second place, and a ticket to the Section 1A Tournament.  That’s the secret in “turning a five into a two.” 

     
  • Falcon girls, boys leaders after first day of Section 1A Golf Tournament

     The first day of the Section 1A Golf Tournament was played at Willow Creek near Rochester last Wednesday, May 20. After everyone had completed their required 18 holes, the Fillmore Central girls had a score of 366, and a 45 stroke lead over second place Wabasha-Kellogg (411).

     
  • Families are busy with sports year round. That’s why Winneshiek Medical Center clinics in Decorah, Ossian and Mabel offer reduced-rate athletic physicals year round to all area athletes for only $30. 

     
  • Season comes to an end for M-C softball team

    The road was not friendly to the M-C softball team last week. Trips to Fillmore Central/Lanesboro and Houston both resulted in losses for the Cougars, who would end their season on May 18 in Goodhue.

     
  • Cougar baseball team wins two, loses two

    The Cougars went 2-2 last week as they prepared for tourney play.

     
  • LHS boys, girls win SE Conference golf crowns

    Lanesboro golfers teed it up three times last week, including wins for both the boys and girls at the SEC Tournament.

     
  • L/FC/M-C girls finish first, boys are second at SE Conference Track Meet

    Lanesboro/Fillmore Central/Mabel-Canton thin clads competed against three other programs at the Southeast Conference Track and Field Meet on May 12.

     
  • In the first round of the 1A East Sub-Section Softball Tournament, the Fillmore Central/Lanesboro team beat Houston, 7-1, advancing to the semi-finals against Wabasha-Kellogg Wednesday afternoon at 5 p.m.  The game will be at the Preston Softball Park.

     
  • It was wet, cold and windy, but that didn’t matter, at least for nine holes anyway.  And as the saying goes… “The show must go on”…and it did.  The Three Rivers Conference Golf Tournament  was held last Thursday, at Eastwood Golf Club. 

     
  • Falcon baseball team wins season finale, will face R-P in sub-section tournament

    The Fillmore Central/Lanesboro baseball team scored six runs in the top of the third inning and went ahead of Mabel-Canton 8-0, then had to rally in the last two innings of the game to get a 14-12 win.  In the bottom of the third inning, M-C scored 10 runs to take a 10-8 lead.  The Falcons scored one run in the fourth and three more in the sixth to tie the score at 12-12.  What turned out to be the winning runs came on two out singles by Kiel Larson and Nick Mensink and a base-clearing triple by Gatlin Woellert in the top of the seventh inning.

     
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