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Wrestlers win two and lose one

Nick Frank won a pivotal match against his New Ulm opponent in the 195-pound match and the host Blue Earth Area Buccaneers went on to defeat the Eagles 45-33 in a Big South Conference meet held on Tuesday, Feb. 9. “Nick’s win was huge,” BEA head coach Randy Wirtjes said. “He was on ...

Bucs fall to hot-shooting Bluejays

Blue Earth Area traveled to Waseca on Friday, Feb. 5, for a Big South Conference girls basketball contest. The Buccaneers and the Bluejays entered the game with identical 2-3 records. Waseca led by nine points at half time and then controlled the second half to capture a 62-29 victory. The ...

Rebels forfeit gives NRHEG the victory

The United South Central Rebels wrestling team lost a very close match on Friday, Feb. 5, to the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Panthers. In fact, USC was ahead by two points with one match to go, 38-36. However, the Rebels had to forfeit at 285 pounds, giving the Panthers six points ...

USC downs WEM but fall to the Eagles

A last second 3-pointer lifted the Maple River Eagles over the USC Rebels 46-43 in girls basketball on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The Rebels were led in scoring by senior center Izzy O’Rourke who finished with 19 points. USC’s overall record now stands at 1-6. WEM 58, USC 38 The United South ...

BEA gymnasts defeat St. James

The Blue Earth Area gymnastics squad has improved their team score every time they have competed so far this season. They continued that trend last Monday, Feb. 1, against St. James and picked up their first win of the season with a 128.1-99.34 triumph over the Saints. “It was exciting to ...

Wrestlers down the St. Peter Saints

The Class A No. 10-ranked Blue Earth Area wrestling team suffered their first loss of the season when the Class AA No. 4-ranked Fairmont Cardinals defeated the Bucs 42-27 during a triangular meet hosted by the Cardinals on Friday, Jan. 29. Fairmont won at 106 pounds by a major decision and at ...

Bucs win two to remain undefeated

It was a battle between two unbeaten boys basketball squads when the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers played host to the Maple River Eagles on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Maple River jumped out to an early 7-2 advantage before BEA scored 15 unanswered points to take the lead for good on their way to a 75-66 ...

BEA loses close one to Maple River

The Blue Earth Area Buccaneers girls basketball team led the host Maple River Eagles for the majority of their contest on Tuesday, Feb. 2. However, a late rally by the Eagles sent the Buccaneers home with a 66-63 loss. It was the highest offensive output of the year for the Maroon and Gold, ...

USC wrestlers go 1-3 for the week

The United South Central Rebel wrestling team won one and lost one when they traveled to Le Sueur-Henderson for a triangular meet on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The Rebels defeated the host Giants of LS-H by a score of 44-30, but then fell 63-6 to a powerful Tri-City United Titans team. In the first ...

Rebel girls lose game against Vikings

The United South Central Rebel girls basketball team hosted the Hayfield Vikings on Friday night, Jan. 29, and ended up losing 51 to 37. The Rebels were outscored 22-14 in the first half, then played much more even ball in the second half, trailing the Vikings 29-23 in the second ...