Sports

Tiger Girls Golf team wins conference championship for fourth year.  From left:  Mackenzie Lothert, LaCole Weisensel, Makenna Winkelmann,  and Anna Plotz.
Conference Meet #3      The Tiger boys and girls varsity golf teams competed in Tomahawk Conference Meet #3 last Monday, May 14. The boys played at Mayflower Golf Course at Fairfax and the girls played at the Sleepy Eye Golf Course.  The girls took first place and the conference title for the...
Tiger Trap Shooting Team — front, from left: David Todd, Alex Windschitl, Carter Asmus, Dalton Langseth, Chelsey Havemeier, Alex Steffl, Christopher Thram and Ethan Langseth. Back: Head Coach Nathan Davis, Xandar Asmus, Tyler Michel, Andy Baumann, Jake Veenstra, Cole Christensen, Jacob Platz, Assistant Coach George Tauer, and Assistant Coach Curt Baumann.
Talk to just about anyone affiliated with the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League, and you’re likely to hear something along the lines of, “everybody can do it.”   Trap shooting is the fastest-growing high school extracurricular activity in the nation and is growing about 10 percent...
Tigers 11  MVL 8 The Tiger girls  varsity softball team hosted a doubleheader with Minnesota Valley Lutheran last Tuesday, May 1. In Game #1, Brittany Rogotzke was the winning pitcher with 2 strikeouts and 5 walks.  Offensively, the Tigers had 8 hits.  Brittany Rogotzke went 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs...
Twenty-nine individuals were enrolled in the local firearms safety training in Springfield this spring.  The course  is financially supported by John Watson Post 257 American Legion, and instructors were Jeff Christensen, Joseph Kral, Doug Raddatz and Nathan Davis. Written testing was completed the...
Springfield High School students participating in baseball grabbed shovels instead of bats last week to remove snow from the grandstand and off the athletic field in Riverside Park.  Snowy, slushy and mushy athletic fields have postponed many games, and condensing the season.  Tomahawk Conference...
Springfield High School Yearbook Advisor Mandy Brown took this photo for the Yearbook  of  local seniors who participate in spring sports. They’re ready to play  ball — baseball, softball and golf — but unseasonably cold and wet weather has made fields unplayable and conditions unfavorable.
The effects of weather on sports are varied, with some events unable to take place while others are changed considerably.  Snowy, slushy and mushy ball fields are forcing the gates closed. It’s simply unfit for play, and with so much of the season already lost, the decision has been made to compact...
A firearms safety course sponsored by the American Legion and Sons of the American Legion starts next week. A series of six classes are scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning Tuesday, April 10, and ending with a field trip on April 28.  The classes will be held at Schwanke Engines,...
Coach Carlson, Tyler Rummel, Devin Johnson, Eric Bommersbach, Coach Bertram
See more in this week's issue of the Springfield Advance-Press.
Section 2A Sub-Section Champions
  The Springfield Tiger varsity boys basketball team faced Mayer Lutheran in the Section 2A championship game last Friday evening at the Taylor Center in Mankato.  The Tigers lost a heartbreaker, 78-75, with the winning three-point Crusader three-point basket coming at the buzzer.  Mayer Lutheran...
Springfield took the Subsection runner-up title and ended their season with 12-17 record.
The Springfield Tiger varsity girls basketball team faced the St. Clair Cylcones in the Section 2A South Subsection finals last Tuesday evening in St. Peter.  The Cyclones defense proved to be tough for the Tigers.  They defeated the Tigers 66-33 to take the Subsection 2A south championship title...

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