Sports

Tori Helget and Dylan Batzlaff.
Tori Helget and Dylan Batzlaff look like they’re enjoying themselves on the football practice field last Thursday evening. Football practice began on Monday, September 14 and will currently run through Friday, October 1. 
Coach Andrews leading tennis practice.
Springfield and Sleepy Eye Public Schools and Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Catholic School have co-oped together once again this year to form the River Valley Wildcats Tennis team.  Head Coach is Shane Laffen (Sleepy Eye) and is assisted by Brandon Andrews (Springfield).  The team was relatively...
 Head Coach Amsden addressing the runners at a recent cross country team practice.
The Springfield-Cedar Mountain Cross Country Team began practice Monday, August 17.  After the Minnesota State High School League announced earlier in the month that high school cross country and tennis would be allowed to compete this fall during the pandemic, plans shaped up for the new cross...
 Jacob Poehler beats the ball to first base last Friday night as Springfield battled Stark.
Springfield’s hopes of playing in front of their home crowd in the Class C State Tournament were dashed by two-straight Region 2C playoff losses. Playing at Riverside Park in a win-and-in game Wednesday, the Tigers lost 6-2 to Lamberton, dropping them into the losers bracket and forcing them to win...
From L- Springfield Police Chief John Nicholson, City Manager Joe Stremcha  and Dale Knutson, Superintendent, City Parks.
Early last week representatives from the Minnesota Baseball Association, Springfield City Hall, Police and Springfield Baseball Association met with Brown County Public Health to discuss plans for the upcoming state baseball tournament. Brown County Public Health Director Karen Moritz was on hand...
Springfield is on fire, as the Tigers added four more wins to push their streak to eight in a row. In wins over Searles, Essig, and Sleepy Eye, Springfield outscored their opponents 57-18, improving their record to 10-3 overall and 9-1 in Tomahawk East play. With wins in their next two games...
State Tournament winners in 1993.
The storied history of baseball in Springfield will continue to grow this summer as the Tigers town team hosts the Class C State Amateur Baseball Tournament. Riverside Park, already a gem of a diamond, received another $650,000 renovation as Springfield prepares to host the best Class C teams in...
#12 Vishe Rabb brings the ball down the court for the Lady Vikings of Augustana University last year.  She is looking forward to upcoming college year and season.
Vishe Rabb, a 2017 graduate of Springfield High School, has completed three years of her college education at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  She is spending the summer with her family in Springfield—amid the COVID-19 pandemic—recuperating and working out in anticipation of her...
Chad Hovland leading one of the exercises during the strength and conditioning workout session last Friday morning.
With spring high school sports cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local athletes are anticipating and getting ready for the upcoming fall high school sports season.  Students that are going into grades 7-12 now have the opportunity to participate in Strength and Conditioning Workouts at Norm...
Tournament winner Mason Kretsch is being congratulated by Mason Fredin, President of the Board of Directors of the Springfield Golf Course, along with Roger Larsen and Greg Hillesheim.
Mason Kretsch won the 2020 Member/Guest Invitational at the Springfield Golf Club last Saturday, June 20.  Thirty-eight golfers were looking for the championship of the 59th annual event.  Kretsch shot a 72 to take the championship.  Roger Larsen took second place with a 74 and Greg Hillesheim took...

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