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Fifteen Bucs honored by BSC

The All-Conference teams have been announced for the winter sports by the Big South Conference. There were 15 athletes from Blue Earth Area who received either All-Conference or honorable mention recognition for their accomplishments. The honorees in boys and girls basketball, gymnastics and ...

Golfers hit the course for first meet

The Blue Earth Area boys golf team opened their season by hosting the Maple River Eagles in a nonconference dual at Riverside Town & Country Club on Friday, April 9. It did not feel like golf weather with below normal temperatures and gusty wind conditions but the teams played on and BEA ...

Baseball team wins first two games

The Blue Earth Area Buccaneers improved their record to 2-0 with a 6-2 win over the visiting Windom Area Eagles. The game was played on Monday, April 12, with temperatures hovering in the high 40s and winds in the 15-25 miles per hour range. After holding Windom Area scoreless in the top of ...

BEA hosts quadrangular track meet at Wilson Field

The Blue Earth Area track teams had their first competition of the season on Thursday, April 8, at Wilson Field in Blue Earth. In addition to BEA, the other teams competing were Fairmont, Luverne and Jackson County Central. The girls portion of the meet was won by Fairmont with a score of ...

Sonnek is top wrestler in Gopher

United South Central wrestler Bryce Sonnek is the 2021 Gopher Conference Wrestler of the Year. The Gopher Conference released the post-season awards for all winter sports this past week. Sonnek, a senior, finished the season with a 21-3 record and recorded 113 career wins. He was a ...

All three Bucs medal

Three Buccaneer wrestlers joined the list of Blue Earth/Blue Earth Area grapplers who have won a medal at the State Wrestling Tournament. Max Ehrich, Nick Frank and Luke Mertens exited the St. Michael-Albertville High School gymnasium on Saturday, March 27, having finished in the top six in ...

Three Bucs qualify for State meet

Three Blue Earth Area seniors wrestled their way to the elite eight of the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament which was held on Saturday, March 27. Unfortunately, no wrestlers from United South Central were able to advance to the championship round which took place at St. Michael-Albertville ...

Waseca knocks BEA out of playoffs

The Blue Earth Area boys basketball team traveled to Waseca to take on the Class AA No. 1-ranked Bluejays in the South Sub-Section finals of Section 2 on Wednesday, March 24. Although the Bucs shot the ball well, it was not enough and the Bluejays advanced to the Section finals with an 86-65 ...

Gymnasts finish sixth at Sections

The Blue Earth Area gymnastics team wrapped up their season on March 19 in the Section 2A competition held in New Prague. “We did not have our greatest showing at Sections, but a lot of good things happened,” BEA head coach Rachel Cole commented. “We had one of our highest team totals ...

USC teams ousted from Section play

The United South Central girls basketball team won their first game in the Section 2A Girls Basketball Tournament - South Bracket, but then lost their second one, bringing their season to an end. The Rebels hosted the Madelia Blackhawks on Tuesday, March 16, and won 44-28, but then went ...