Sports

Goal posts in Sticker Field where Springfield High School athletes are currently practicing football.
The Springfield Board of Education, during their regular monthly meeting the evening of August 13, heard reports from school administrators regarding the wrap-up of summer work and the school’s readiness for the 2018-19 academic year that opened Monday. Board Member Mike Vogel reported on the work...
Springfield American Legion Baseball Team
   The American Legion baseball team representing Post 257 of Springfield has qualified for the Division II State Baseball Tournament hosted by Pelican Rapids August 3-5.  The tournament will feature eight teams from Minnesota’s ten Legion districts in a single-elimination format.  The tourney will...
Front:  Jillian Mays, Kyliey Hauschild, Gabby Anderson, Avery Wenisch, Rachel Beadell, Abbey Rasset, Emma Hauger, Kaylee Hillesheim. Back: Coach Travis Richert, Ellie Tonn, Jalivia Richert, Kiera Lafferty, Brooklyn Sturm, Ella Geis, Sami Walter, Marissa Pabst, Coach Paula Sturm.
The Springfield 12U Softball Team won the 2018 Minnesota State Fastpitch Tier 11 State Championship in Hutchinson on July 8. After losing game one in the double elimination tournament the girls fought back to win their next seven games which included beating a good Chaska team two times to win the...
Pictured from left, Darrin Meendering, third place, course superintendent Jeff Kretsch congratulates the champion Taylor Wallace, runner-up Dillon Schultz and tournament chairman Ramsey Beyer.
Taylor Wallace of Mankato won the Invitational/Father’s Day Classic at the Springfield Golf Club last weekend.  Sixty-nine golfers were looking for the championship of the 58th annual event.  Wallace shot rounds of 70-71 for 141 to take the championship.  Dillon Schultz, last year’s champion, took...
Pictured from left:  Anna Plotz, Mackenzie Lothert, Coach Dillon Schultz, Makenna Winkelmann and LaCole Weisensel.  Makenna Winkelmann was the girls section champion at the North Links Tourney.
The Springfield Tigers varsity girls golf team took first place at the Section 2A Tournament last week at North Links Golf Course in Mankato and now advance to the Minnesota State Class A Golf Tournament at Pebble Creek in Becker June 12-13.  */
Tiger Aaron Salonek
The Tiger boys varsity baseball team traveled to Pipestone last Monday, May 21 for a non-conference game against the Pipestone Arrows.  The Tigers scored four runs in the first inning and kept the lead through all seven inning of play.  The Tigers defeated the Arrows 4-2, getting their sixth...
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...

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