Sports

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,...
Springfield Tiger Boys Golf Team placed second in Class A golf tournament June 12 at Pebble Creek Golf Course.  From left: Head Coach Paul Arnoldi, Xandar Asmus, Christopher Thram, Mavrick Winkelmann, Mason Kretsch, Tim Rogotzke, Tabor Runck, and Coach Dillon Schultz
The Springfield Tiger boys golf team took home the Class A second place trophy and two individual medals following the two-day state tournament at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker June 11-12.  The Tigers finished the tournament with a 658, three strokes behind Community Christian School, of...
Tiger seniors holding runner-up trophy.
The Tiger boys varsity baseball team ended their season and took the section runner-up title last Thursday in Mankato.  After losing to the BOLD Warriors 4-8 on Saturday, June 1, Springfield went into  elimination play and faced New Ulm Cathedral on Wednesday, June 5.  The Tigers defeated the...
Hunter Mathiowetz
The Tiger boys varsity baseball team had a good run going in the Section 2A playoffs last week until the fourth round of tournament play.  Springfield defeated BLHS 11-1 May 28 and swept Mankato Loyola 10-0 May 30.  In round 4 last Saturday, BOLD defeated the Tigers 8-4, sending them into the...

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