Friday, December 9, 2022

Sports

AUSTIN — Top-seeded Byron suffered a doleful loss to No. 3-seeded Winona, on Tuesday, October 18, by a 1-2 final tally. The Section 1AA Championship game was contested at Austin’s Westcott Complex, where the Lady Winhawks captured its school’s first soccer section title in the victory. Winona Coach...
Byron’s volleyball team finished regular season action in style, taking down Cannon Falls, 3-0, on Tuesday, October 18. Set scores were 25-15, 28-26, and 25-23. Byron Stats: Kailani Schroeder, 3 aces, 2 kills, 36 assists, 11 digs; Gabby Gartner, 1 ace, 12 kills, 1 block,1 assist, 8 digs; Sophia...
Byron played two games last week in the section playoffs. After being voted 4th seed, the Bears hosted Kasson-Mantorville (5th seed) Tuesday night, October 11, in the Section 1AA Quarter-finals. Byron had beaten K-M 10 days earlier, 6-2, and they had high hopes for a repeat performance.  Bear’s...
Byron’s cross country teams participated in the Austin Packer Invitational Meet on Tuesday, October 11; at Meadow Greens Golf Course. Team scores-boys: Winona 46, Albert Lea 46, Lake City 86, Austin 89, GMLOS 127, Byron 174, La Crescent-Hokah 174, Austin Pacelli 212. Team scores-girls: Lake City 54...
Photo by Vanderpool Studios Tyler fox runs the ball for the Byron Bears. It was a big night for Fox as he rushed for 166 yards, two touchdowns, and caught two passes for 86 yards.
ALBERT LEA — Friday, October 14, was the night of the Fox. Byron’s Tyler Fox, that is. He and his team defeated Albert Lea, 46-26, making it three straight wins for the Bears. The 170-pound senior running back/defensive back, rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns, and caught two passes for 86...
Byron’s girls soccer team kicked their way through to the Section 1AA final game, following a 1-0 win over Red Wing, in semifinal action on Thursday, October 13. Earlier on Tuesday, the girls defeated Faribault, 7-0, to earn the semis-slot vs. the Wingers. Faribault Game The Bears held a 3-0...
Photo by Mary Nelson Hayfield’s Reese Bauman sends the ball over the net past two Triton players.
ZUMBROTA — The phrase, nothing lasts forever, came to fruition for the Byron Bears volleyball team last Tuesday, October 11, when Zumbrota-Mazeppa handed them a 1-3 loss, the first Z-M defeat of Byron since 2018. It truly was a, pardon the cliche, complete team effort, and the Cougar kids seemed to...
Photo by Wayne Hendrickson Members of the Kasson and Mantorville Chambers of Commerce stopped by The Penalty Box in Kasson last week where owner Jared Oscarson cut the ribbon officially opening his new store. The store features a variety of hockey equipment.
There is a new store in Kasson and it caters to area hockey players. Jared Oscarson opened Penalty Box Hockey Company on Oct. 1 at 13 West Main St., Suite 2. Oscarson is a Kasson resident and said he is keen to offer a local hockey store in town. “We are a local hockey store,” he said. “What we...
Photo by Wayne Hendrickson Viola Brannan raced this 1985 Chevy Monte Carlo at Chateau Speedway in Lansing during the recently completed racing season.
Viola Brannan, an 8th grader at Kasson-Mantorville, has grown up riding go-carts, dirt bikes, and four-wheelers. but this year she began racing cars. Even though her dad, Matt, never raced, she comes from a racing family history. Her grandfather Roger Horsman, and great-grandfather Bob Horsman,...
ROCHESTER—In a strong defensive battle at RCTC Stadium Tuesday night, October 4, Lourdes scored on a rebound off a free kick, with 5 minutes remaining in the game, to take a 1-0 lead, which they held on towin.  Lourdes ninth grader Jack Broadbent scored the game winner with a header. The teams...

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