Sports

Mitchell Buerkle
The Springfield-Cedar Mountain cross country team ran in a meet at Marshall last Tuesday afternoon, September 10. In girls varsity action, Lilly McCone finished in 14th place at 21:46 followed by Marissa Pabst in 31st place at 23:55.  Miranda Groebner finished in 33rd place at 24:03 followed by...
The Tiger girls varsity volleyball team had two games and a tournament on their schedule this past week.  They lost 1-3 to Westbrook-Walnut Grove September 3 and lost 1-3 to Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s September 5.  The Tigers played well in the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Tournament last Saturday going 4-1...
Springfield Tigers vs Lac qui Parle Valley Eagles
Tigers 38     Lac qui Parle Valley 7 Springfield’s size and skill were on full display as they earned a 38-7 season opening win over the Lac qui Parle Valley Eagles on the road Thursday. The Tiger football team opened the game with a scoring drive capped off by a deep touchdown pass from Decker...
Julia Groebner and Sydne Wahl
The River Valley tennis team opened their season with one win and two losses last week.  They lost to Pipestone 1-6 and to Marshall 0-7 and got the win against Redwood Valley 4-3.    River Valley 1  Pipestone 6 The River Valley tennis team lost 1-6 to Pipestone on August 19, putting their season...
Front Row: Assistant Coach Chad Hovland, Head Coach Bob Fink, Assistant Coaches Mike Scheffler and Jeff Kuehn. Back Row: Assistant Coaches Adam Meyer, Shane Neperman, Cliff Heglund, Pat Moriarty, Chris Rothmeier, and Brandon Wilhelmi.
With the new school year underway, it is time to think Tiger football!  Head Coach Bob Fink and Assistant Coaches Adam Meyer, Brandon Wilhelmi, Shane Neperman, Pat Moriarty, Jeff Kuehn, Mike Scheffler and Cliff Heglund started practice with the team last week.  There are 59 players on the team this...
Stunt Monkey Jeff Lang and Sam Baier.
A large number of Springfield baseball fans attended a ballgame in Mankato Thursday evening when the Mankato MoonDogs played the Willmar Stingers. Springfield’s Sam Baier, the son of Randy and Amy Baier, was playing for the Willmar Stingers. Springfield native son, Jeff Lang, aka Stunt Monkey, was...
The Springfield American Legion baseball team
The Springfield American Legion baseball team finished in second place during the Division II Sub-section Tournament in Luverne over the weekend.  They got a 5-2 win over Blue Earth and 3-2 victory over Heron-Lake Okabena on Friday.  On Saturday, the lost to Luverne 9-2 to take second place and end...
Congratulations for Mitchell Leonard as he crosses home plate after a home run.
Coach Carter Erickson and the Springfield Legion Post 257 baseball team traveled to Luverne for Southwest Sub-State action last week.  Springfield won 2 of the 3 games played last Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  In Thursday’s game, the Legion team came out on top with a 7-3 win over Wells.  Henry...
Front Row (L to R): Stan Heiling, Cole Jensen, Ely Hoffman, Carlos Rangel, Drew Altermatt, Paytin Johnson, Merik Altermatt, Logan Shoen, Aiden Krebs. Back Row (L to R): Jacob Breisch, Gage Hunter, Tiago Linan, Brody Jensen, Giovanni Rangel, Korbin Imker, Blake Wilhelmi, Easton Heglund, Abel Schwanke. Standing in back: Camp Clinician Brady Schneeberger.  
Not Pictured: Connor Schmitt
Springfield Public School held its Tiger wrestling camp last Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12.  Thirty wrestlers in grades K-12 participated in the camp.  On Thursday, the featured clinician was Brady Schneeberger, a high school state champion and two-time qualifier for Minnesota State...
Sam Baier
Springfield native, Sam Baier, is playing for the Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods  League this summer.  The Northwoods League is a collegiate summer baseball league comprised of college players throughout the United States.  There are twenty-two teams playing in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan,...

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