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Samantha Bratland and Dustin Vickerman are Athletes of the Year
Samantha Bratland and Dustin Vickerman are Athletes of the Year
Thursday, July 02, 2015 1:42 PM
  Two 2015 graduates have been named Spring Grove Athletes of the Year. Dustin Vickerman joins just three other male athletes who have earned the honor more than once (Aric Elton, Sam Morken and Todd Oakes). For the ladies, Samantha Bratland added Athlete of the Year to a long list of achievements.
  • Bratland, Vickerman are Athletes of the Year
      Two 2015 graduates have been named Spring Grove Athletes of the Year. Dustin Vickerman joins just three other male athletes who have earned the honor more than once (Aric Elton, Sam Morken and Todd Oakes). For the ladies, Samantha Bratland added Athlete of the Year to a long list of achievements. 
  • Sullivan departs for top boys job at Kee High
     

        Patrick Sullivan of Spring Grove has accepted the position of head boys basketball coach at Kee High at Lansing, Iowa. Sullivan has been teaching in that Eastern Allamakee Community School District but last winter was the head basketball coach of the varsity girls at Spring Grove High School.

     
  • Bergrud, Nerstad toss no-hitters
      Chandler Bergrud and Caleb Nerstad each pitched a no-hitter, blanking both Little League opponents last week.  
  • Caledonia wins two Legion tournaments
    The Caledonia American Legion team won all three games at a tournament in Preston and both games in a Stewartville tourney, sandwiched around a single home game triumph. 
  • Twins Talk: Quite an endeavor by Trevor Plouffe
     

    Trevor Plouffe has developed into a solid major league third baseman. Trevor was drafted in 2004 after an All-American high school career, chosen in the first round (20th overall) by the Twins as a shortstop. Through the years as he learned his craft in the minors, he was occasionally called up to the Twins when someone was injured. But he would bounce around, playing every position — from short to third, second, first, and even a stint in the outfield.

     
  • Four golfers earn all-conference acclaim
      Four Caledonia/Spring Grove golfers were recognized as the Three Rivers Conference East Division released its 2015 all-conference squad for boys and girls golf. 
  • Lion boys take tourney title; girls open net, cage campaigns
      Summer league play began with double headers for the high school volleyball girls at St. Mary's University in Winona and the basketball girls at Viterbo University in La Crosse. There was more volleyball over the weekend at the Star of the North Games in Rochester. 
  • Big guys, little guys busy on the diamonds

        There were a half dozen Little League baseball games last week while area men enjoyed their third week of action in the Canton Men's Softball League.

     
  • Bratland is All-State again, joined by Hoskins, Augedahl, Denstad on All-TRC team

    Sub-section 1AA East Champ Spring Grove/Caledonia players have earned some well-deserved awards for their 2015 softball campaign.

     
  • Summer sports: Summer league action underway for local youth, men
    Summer league play begins this week for high school girls basketball and volleyball with 7-on-7 football slated to start on June 28. Other local teams are well underway. 
  • Sports briefly: Section one squads enjoy postseason success
    Southeastern Minnesota high school teams experienced some sub-section and section playoff success, and some also achieved at the state tournaments in softball, baseball and golf. 
  • Rohrer runs seventh at state

    Caledonia/Spring Grove senior Nolan Rohrer competed at the 2015 Minnesota Class A Track and Field Championships at St. Paul's Hamline University last week.

     
  • All-Conference Warriors post great numbers

    Four Warrior baseball players have earned All-Conference honors in Three Rivers play.

     
  • Younger players develop with wins on the diamonds
    While the varsity softball and baseball teams were both successfully on the way to their section tournaments, many younger players were preparing for future varsity success.  
  • SG/C takes sub-section title with Bratland no-hitter
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove softball team won the sub-section championship before ending their post-season run last week at section against the defending state champs.  
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