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Tri-City United senior Luke Holicky drops one in the basket against Le Sueur-Henderson sophomore Nolan Weber (right) at the Friday evening home game, making the score 8-16 in favor of the (Jolly Green) Giants in the first period. Titans put up a good fight but lose the game 65-69.

In a game between two teams fighting for second place in the Minnesota River Conference, Le Sueur-Henderson (LSH) got off to a fast start and held on for a 69-65 win over Tri-City United Friday, Jan. 26. “We came out of the gate really cold from the field as shots were just not falling to our...

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Titan sophomore center Ella Schmiesing takes on the pressure of Saints Journey Swanson (right) and Reese Malmgren during the Thursday, Jan. 18, home game. Schmiesing makes the basket, bringing the score to 28-33 in favor of the Saints with just 1:27 left in the first period. TCU wins over Saint James 73-70.

A busy week for the Tri City United (TCU) girls basketball team ended with the Titans winning three of four games. The Titans defeated Medford, 68-19 Saturday, Jan. 13. They defeated Norwood Young America (NYA), 53-51, Tuesday, Jan. 16. They edged St. James Area 73-70, Thursday, Jan. 18. Mayer...
New Prague High School’s wrestlers split a triangular in Jordan, Friday, Jan. 26. The Trojans beat Glencoe-Silver Lake, 58-9, and then lost to Scott West, 40-14. On Saturday, Jan. 27, New Prague was on the road for a 16-team individual tournament in Orono. The Trojans tied for third in the...

NPHS's girls' basketball coach Eric Specht presented junior Katie Boulanger a ceremonial basketball honoring her for scoring 1,000 points playing for the Trojans before Monday night's game against Chanhassen at NPHS.

Monday was a hard night on the hardwood for the New Prague Trojans. On a night where Katie Boulanger was honored for eclipsing 1,000 points in scoring, Chanhassen topped NP, 77-52. New Prague Trojans will host Bloomington Jefferson Thursday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. The NPHS boys fell to the Storm, 63-62,...

Katie Boulanger was fouled on her way to the hoop in the opening half of the Trojans’ clash with Orono Friday, Jan. 19, at NPHS. Boulanger and the Trojans fell to Orono. (John Mueller photo)

Losses are by definition tough. When a team suffers a setback it expected to win, had reason to believe it would win and had victory within its grasp, those setbacks can be an especially bitter pill. New Prague High School’s girls’ basketball team suffered a pair of tough losses this past week,...
New Prague’s floor hockey team built a big lead early and cruised to an easy 17-10 win over Mankato last Tuesday, Jan. 16. After the loss to state champion Lakeville the previous week, the Trojans faced Owatonna Tuesday, Jan. 23, after The New Prague Times went to press. The Trojans will face...
The WEM girls basketball team split a pair of Gopher Conference games last week. They began their week with a 68-61 loss to league-leading NRHEG Tuesday, Jan. 9 in Waterville. They ended the week with a 70-38 rout of Randolph. With the split, WEM remains tied for second place in the West Division...

WEM junior Carson Petry defeated Masyn Hanson 4-3 at 133 pounds in a match Thursday, Jan. 11 at Waterville. (Jay Schneider photo)

Eight top six finishes and one championship helped the WEM/JWP wrestling team to a third place finish in the St. Croix Lutheran Crusader Invitational Saturday, Jan. 13. Avery Fall claimed the 215 pound championship in dominating fashion and the Grizzlies scored 140 points in placing third. Ogilvie...
Facing a pair of injuries to forwards Owen Blair and Bobby Goggins, depth could become a challenge the Trojans will have to address in the next few weeks. The two injured players will require shuffling of personnel as the Trojans face a pair of conference and non-conference ice hockey games in the...
New Prague High School volleyball coach Greg Sayuk has been named the Class AAAA Coach of the Year by his peers in the Minnesota High School Volleyball Coaches Association (MNVBCA). Sayuk’s team finished the season in the Class AAAA championship match against undefeated Wayzata, a team loaded with...

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