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In the 182 bracket, Jake Tracte picks up Tri-City United’s Riley O’Malley during the semi-final match. Tracte won the match by a 4-2 decision and went on to take first place in the weight class in the tournament. (Andrea Nelson photo)

For the second time this season, the 5th ranked New Prague wrestling team has returned from a tournament with hardware. The Trojans had 17 top six finishers, including three champions, winning the Tri City United Invitational Saturday, Jan. 4 in Montgomery. Koy Buesgens (106), Colton Bornholdt (113...
Amanda Giesen scored a game-high 25 points to lead the New Prague girls basketball team to a 64-59 win over Prior Lake Friday, Jan. 3. Emily Russo added 17 points, Katie Vasecka 10 points, and Bethany Vasecka and Kate Seymour chipped in five each. “We got off to a pretty slow start, especially on...
Out of 34 teams, the Tri-City United wrestlers, grappled for points and finished in sixth place after the two-day Redwood River Riot on December 20 and 21 in Redwood Falls. The Titans ended with 114.5 points. Coach Shawn Timmerman noted Riley O’Malley worked for a second place finish in a very...
The TCU girls basketball team earned a big win over Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton and a loss to Waterville-Elysian-Morristown at the TCU Holiday Basketball Tournament on Friday and Saturday. TCU 64 - JWP 38 The girls participated in two games of the holiday tournament. On Friday, they worked for a...

New Prague junior guard Tommy Traxler (5) drives into the lane Thursday, Dec. 19 against Farmington. Traxler scored six points in an 11-point loss to the Tigers. (Jay Schneider photo)

The New Prague boys basketball team received 36 points from senior guard Parker Johnson in a 65-54 loss to Farmington Thursday, Dec. 19 in New Prague. Johnson’s efforts were not quite enough as the Tigers pulled out a 65-54 win. Farmington improved to 4-2 overall while the Trojans dropped to 2-4. “...

New Prague senior guard Kate Seymour (4) starts a drive into the lane from the top of the key Thursday, Dec. 19 in a 76-58 loss to Farmington. (Jay Schneider photo)

New Prague girls basketball head coach Luke Swedberg feels playing a tough schedule will only make his team better later in the season. The Trojans battled a pair of very good teams last week, one of which is rated No. 1 in Class AAAA according to Minnesota-Scores.net. Farmington won its eighth...

Zack Sticken scored 12 points in a 72-71 win over Hayfield Friday, Dec. 13. (Jay Schneider photo)

The ending of the match-up between two of the top 10 teams in Class A was one of the most interesting in recent history for the WEM boys basketball team. WEM, rated 8th and Hayfield, rated 7th, battled to the final second and then some Friday, Dec. 13 in Waterville. The two teams were tied at 66-...
Dover-Eyota won all three duals to win the Dave Scharberg Byron Memorial Wrestling Invitational Saturday, Dec. 14. WEM/JWP dropped all three of its duals. The Grizzlies were defeated by Westfield (42-31), Byron (64-18), and Dover-Eyota (50-24). Dover-Eyota also defeated Byron (49-31) and Westfield...

New Prague senior Jake Lee (26) attempts a shot Thursday, Dec. 12 against Hopkins in a 5-2 win at New Prague. (Jay Schneider photo)

The New Prague boys hockey team improved to 2-4-1 after a win and a tie last week. The Trojans defeated Hopkins (5-2) on Thursday, Dec. 12 in New Prague. They traveled to Duluth Saturday, Dec. 14 and earned a tie against Denfeld, a team which was 5-1 coming into the contest. No other information...
A quick start energizes any sports team. In the case of the New Prague wrestling squad, they have received nothing but perfection from their first four wrestlers in the line-up. “The start of our line-up continues to get us off to a great start in each dual,” New Prague wrestling coach Dan Wagner...

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