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Two gymnasts are All-Conference

Two of Blue Earth Area's young gymnasts made the Big South Conference All-Conference Team this year. They are ninth-grader Haley Kalis, and eighth-grader Addison Armstrong.Their coach, Rachel Cole, had many good things to say about the duo and their season. She says she sees big things on the ...

Buc wrestlers 3rd at State

Blue Earth Area's Nick Lawrence delivered what was probably the biggest pin of his high school career to seal the win for the Buccaneers and enable the Maroon and Gold to claim the third place trophy in the Class A Minnesota State Team Wrestling Tournament. The pin by Lawrence put the Bucs ...

Seven Bucs, 1 Rebel, also qualify

Randy Wirtjes has seen a lot of unusual things in his 31 years of coaching wrestling in Blue Earth. But during the Section 2A Individual Tournament last Thursday and Friday, Feb. 20 and 21, he got to witness something he had never seen before."We had every one of our individual wrestlers ...

State bound!

You could see the anticipation building during the 182-pound wrestling match as Blue Earth Area was inching closer to clinching the Section 2A wrestling title over the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights.The coaches, wrestlers and most of the fans had done the math. With BEA up 33-13 heading into the ...

Seven Bucs in finals

Seven Blue Earth Area Buccaneers wrestlers and one United South Central Rebel wrestler qualified for the championship round during the opening session of the Section 2A Individual Tournament held in Blue Earth on Thursday, Feb. 20.Ty Peterson at 113 pounds, Davis Sunken at 120, Caleb Beeler at ...

State tourney information

Advance Tickets for Blue Earth Area State Wrestling at the Excel Center on Thursday, Feb. 27, in St. Paul, will be sold on Monday, Feb. 24, and Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Blue Earth Area High School office. The prices for the tickets are $16 for adults and $10 for students ...

Bucs pin their way to semifinals

The No. 1-seeded Blue Earth Area Buccaneers wrestling squad advanced in the Class A Section 2 Team Wrestling Tournament on Thursday night, Feb. 13, with an 82-0 victory over the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Buccaneers.BEA was scheduled to wrestle the No. 4-seeded ...

Gymnasts place eighth at sections

With sections complete, that wraps up the regular season for Blue Earth Area gymnastics. At the sections meet, it was Mankato West who took first place with a 145.225 team total, with Mankato East placing second with 138.575. New Ulm placed third for Sections with 136.575 points, and St. Peter ...

Bucs drop two against BSC foes

The Jackson County Central Huskies launched 40 3-pointers when they came to Blue Earth on Monday, Feb. 10, to take on the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers in a Big South Conference girls basketball contest.And although the Huskies made only 11 of their shots from behind the arc, it was enough to help ...

Cardinals steal victory from Bucs

The Blue Earth Area boys basketball team traveled to Fairmont on Friday, Feb. 7, looking to even up the season series against their Big South Conference opponent.And with one minute left in the game the Bucs had the Cards right where they wanted them until they didn't.With the game tied at 60, ...