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Mariah Edgington (left) and libero Makena Speltz receive serve during Homecoming win against Lyle/Pacelli.
Mariah Edgington (left) and libero Makena Speltz receive serve during Homecoming win against Lyle/Pacelli.
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1:52 PM
The Spring Grove volleyball team is coming off a busy week with two weeknight wins over Houston and Lyle/Pacelli before going 3-2 at the Waukon Tournament on Saturday.
  • Girls take all six sets against Houston, L/P
    The Spring Grove volleyball team is coming off a busy week with two weeknight wins over Houston and Lyle/Pacelli before going 3-2 at the Waukon Tournament on Saturday.
  • Lions claw Lanesboro at Homecoming, 49-8
    Homecoming 2016 was very good to the Spring Grove football team, that appeared deserving of its No. 2 ranking in the state polls as they scored the first six touchdowns of the game in a 49-8 win over Lanesboro. 
  • Soccer boys experience best, worst
    This week we played probably our worst game of the season (loss vs. Schaeffer Academy) and our best game of the season (loss vs. La Crescent) on back-to-back nights," said head Daniel McGonigle.
  • Soccer girls face four foes with limited lineup
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston girls soccer team (0-7) had a very busy week with four games and four losses in the book. The team opened the week on Monday, September 12, on the road at Rochester to face Schaeffer Academy. The girls returned home the next day to host La Crescent before hitting the road once again to St. Charles against St. Charles/Lewiston-Altura on Thursday. The team ended the week with a long drive to play Kasson-Mantorville on Saturday. 
  • UIS Welcomes Iron Man Series
    The Iron Man Series for Stock Cars & B-Mods visited Decorah, Iowa's Upper Iowa Speedway on Saturday, September 17, offering local drivers a chance to compete against some region-wide talent. So, although no season points for the UIS 2016 campaign were awarded, competition was still fierce. USRA Hobby Stocks, 600 Mod Lites, and Hornets appeared as supporting classes. 
  • State-ranked Spring Grove responds, rolls to runaway win at A-C/G-E
    The Spring Grove Lions started slowly in game number two of the season against Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons on Friday night, September 9, but quickly revived and dominated the rest of the game to win 55-12. The Lions remain unbeaten at 2-0 while A-C/G-E is even at 1-1.
  • Girls deal first loss to Lanesboro, fall to state-ranked Mabel-Canton
    The Spring Grove volleyball team won three and dropped four matches in the Mabel-Canton Labor Day invitational tournament on Saturday, September 3 before splitting a pair conference matches against the East Division leaders, Lanesboro and Mabel-Canton. 
  •  Lions lambaste L/P in opener
    Defense and special teams were the keys to the first victory of the season as the Spring Grove Lions opened the 2016 football season with a Sept. 2 home win over Lyle-Pacelli by a score of 70-8. 
  • Soccer boys battle injuries, weather
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston boys soccer team fell to 0-5 on the season with three losses last week - after a long road trip to Pine Island on Sept. 3, losing 7-0, falling to Plainview/Elgin/Millville-Dover/Eyota 5-1 on the road Sept. 6, before dropping a home game against Winona Cotter 5-0 on Sept. 8.
  • Girls denied once by Cotter, twice by weather
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston girls soccer team (0-3) lost at Cotter in the only match played last week, although there had been three games on the schedule, But only one was played due to rainfall leaving fields too wet for play. 
  • Lions sweep L-O at home, Randolph on road
    The Spring Grove volleyball team (2-1) had a busy week, starting with a home victory over Leroy-Ostrander on Tuesday, August 20, before their first road win of the season two days later against the Rockets in Randolph. 
  • Alums create collegiate success
    Former Spring Grove High School athletes made their mark in the college ranks last season. Featured here are a pair of track and field athletes plus an offensive lineman, playing for colleges in three different stats. One college career has ended, one continues and one begins.
  • Myrah earns praise in soccer setback at Winona
    A slow start in the first half of the game on Thursday, September 1, put the Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston boys’ soccer team behind the eight ball against Winona. Although the Warriors came up short by a 6-0 score, they played much better soccer in the second half.
  • Winona slips past soccer girls, 1-0
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston girls soccer team traveled to Winona for their only match of the week on Tuesday, August 30, and dropped a close one by a 1-0 score. However, after dropping the season opener 9-0 the week before to Class AA Osseo, the team played a much better all-around match.
  • Expect Lions to be explosive again
    The Spring Grove Lion football team returns a lot of experience from a squad that went 9-2 overall, including a second-place 7-1 finish in the sub-district. It's worth noting that the two losses last year both came to the eventual state 9-man champion Grand Meadow.
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