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L to R: Sydne Wahl, Kiera Lafferty, Gabby Anderson, and Brynn Gordon share the awards they received on Monday, October 26. Not pictured are players Julia Groebner, Courtlyn Runk, Erica Wells, Bella Holles, Jillian Mays. Photo submitted
The River Valley tennis team celebrated the end of their season with an awards ceremony.  Head Coach Shane Laffen and Assistant Coach Brandon Andrews handed out awards to the team. Letter winners were Brooklyn Moldan, Kaydince Thoms, Taylor Berkner, Megan Stevens, Alexis Garza, Erika Lozano, Maya...
Jordan Toll catches a Buerkle 11 yard touchdown pass in the third quarter of last Friday’s home win against Adrian.
After six quarters of scoreless football in their first two games, the Springfield Tigers offense finally found their roar in a 22-0 win over Adrian at home Friday night. The game had goose eggs on the scoreboard until the third quarter, when Springfield put up their first points of the season. ...
True to her name, Maddy Digmann tallied up 18 digs last Thursday during the Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s match.
With the fall volleyball season delayed due to COVID-19, the Springfield Tiger volleyball team opened their season against Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s last Thursday, October 8.  The team began practices September 28.  There are many returning athletes along with some talented underclassmen on the squad...
The 16u Tier 3 State Champions. Back row: Coach Travis Richert, Brooklyn Sturm, Brenna Pabst, Becca Kuck, Courtlyn Runck, Jalivia Richert, Coach Dustin Hauschild. Front row: Kyliey Hauschild, Jaeli Richert, Astrid Ramirez, Rachel Beadell, Alyssa Ulrich (not pictured: Madyson Digmann). Photo contributed.
During the final weekend of September local softball team, Springfield 16u, participated in the Fall Ball State Softball Tournament, clinching the title of 16u Tier 3 State Champions. Playing in Minnetrista, the team beat Cottage Grove (5-3) in the quarter finals, St. Anthony (2-1) in the...
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...

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