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The Springfield wrestling team capped off a great first season with three wrestlers competing at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament this past weekend in St. Paul.  Mason Rummel advanced to the medal round, earning the first “Tiger” state medal.  Owen Bertram advanced to the final eight, but...
Springfield Tiger wrestlers heading to state.
This past weekend the Springfield wrestling team contended in the 3A Indiidual Section tourney held in Canby. The tournament ended with three Tigers advancing to state, Owen Bertram, Kadin Johnson, and Mason Rummel. The athletes will compete at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament this Friday...
Sydney Hauger had a huge night against BOLD with 37 points, hitting 54 percent of her shots. She also pulled down 2 rebounds and had 4 steals on the night.
Springfield64 BOLD61 Springfield took a narrow 64-61 win over BOLD (Bird Island, Olivia, Lake Lillian) at home Monday night. In the first half the Tigers took a one shot lead of 38-36.  That set the tone for the rest of the game, with Springfield taking the second half by one point, 26-25, winning...
Right-handed pitcher Jordan Milbrath signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Jan. 22. He is pictured here pitching last season.
Jordan Milbrath’s journey to the majors is taking him to Arizona as the 2010 Springfield graduate recently signed a contract with Diamondbacks. Milbrath, a right-handed pitcher, will report to spring training in Scottsdale, Ariz., Feb. 16, after signing with Arizona on Jan. 22. “I’m really excited...
Congratulations Owen Bertram! On Friday, January 10 Owen Bertram marked his 100th career win during a wrestling match at BOLD. Earlier in the week Owen recorded his 50th career Pin. Congratulating Owen is his dad, Tiger Coach Todd Bertram and Coach Luke Amsden.
The Springfield wrestling team had two matches on their schedule last week.  The Tigers were 2-1 at Windom last Tuesday, January 7—Springfield 45-LeSueur/Henderson 24; Springfield 67-Madelia/Truman 12; and Springfield 36-Windom/Mountain Lake 45.  The Tigers were 1-2 at BOLD on Friday, Janaury 10—...
Ivan Hovland tallied up six points and 3 rebounds against the Loyola Crusaders.
Springfield 93 Mankato Loyola 67 The Springfield boys basketball team traveled to Mankato on Friday, Dec. 20  to take on the Loyola Crusaders in what turned out to be a 93-67 victory for the Tigers. Loyola had no answer to the Tigers offense early and Springfield shot their way to a 49-31 lead...
The Spirit in Motion competitive dance team
The Spirit in Motion competitive dance team and Coach Lauren Hoffmann conducted a dance camp on Saturday, December 14 in Sleepy Eye.  The camp was open to Sleepy Eye and Springfield students in Kindergarten-6th grade.  The girls learned some technique and entire dance routine in about two hours. ...
Megan Ploeger goes up for two.
The lady Tigers went three for three on the home hardwood last week, sweeping Nicollet/Mankato Loyola, New Ulm Cathedral and Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop.  Springfield breezed through the three opponents, winning each game by over 20 points. See more school sports in this week's issue of the Springfield...
Springfield Tiger Varsity Basketball Team
Tigers 90  RRC 32 Springfield opened their season with a 90-32 blowout win over Red Rock Central at home Tuesday night. The Tigers put it on the Falcons right out of the gate, forcing turnovers and building a commanding 61-16 lead at the end of the first half. Springfield took their foot off the...
Tiger Wrestling Front row: Sam Rummel, Gabe Weber, Easton Johnson, Kody Bast, Dalton Langseth, Wyatt Schmidt, and Mitchell Streich. Middle row: Damian Honeman, Joe Jensen,   Colin Moudry, Tori Helget, Owen Bertram,  Joe Anderson, Andrew Manko, and Alex Moudry. Back row: Coach Bertram, Coach Lamont, Ashtin Johnson, Danny Bryer, Ethan Langseth, Shane Clemon, Ashton Danielson, Mason Rummel, Kadin Johnson, Coach Dunn, and Coach Amsden.
Springfield High School will once again have its own Tiger wrestling squad this season after being co-oped with River Valley the past few years.  Head Coach Todd Bertram and Assistant Coach Luke Amsden recruited twenty-three wrestlers to be on the local team.  The team began practices November 18....

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