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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 ...

Wrestlers keep their season going

Twelve area wrestlers advanced to the super sectional wrestling tournament which was held in Windom on March 20. Results from that tournament will be in next week’s edition of the Faribault County Register. Eight members of the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers and four United South Central Rebel ...

BEA boys open playoffs with win

The No. 2-seeded Blue Earth Area Buccaneers received quite a scare when they played host to the No. 7-seeded Medford Tigers in a Section 2AA South Sub-Section boys basketball game on Thursday, March 18. BEA trailed by as many as seven points early in the second half before guard Austin ...

BEA ousted from team tournament

The Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights won the first five matches against Blue Earth Area in the Section 2A team finals on their way to a 45-24 victory over the Bucs. The contest took place at St. James. BEA, the defending 2A champions, tried to rally but could not string together enough wins to ...

Bucs fall to Luverne in gymnastics meet

Blue Earth Area traveled to Luverne on March 11, to take on the Cardinals in a Big South Conference crossover gymnastics meet. It was the final contest of the season before Section competition, which was held on Friday, March 19. Luverne edged BEA by a score of 129.025-127.9. “Even ...