Sports

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...
Springfield Tigers in action!
The Springfield Tiger varsity boys basketball team won both games played last week in the Section 2A South Subsection playoffs.  The Tigers defeated GHECTML 89-49 at home on March 6 and WEM 76-57 in Lake Crystal on March 8.  The two wins move the #1 ranked Tigers to the South Subsection...
Coach Schultz and team strategize next play.
The Springfield Tiger varsity girls basketball team had two victories in the Section 2A South Subsection playoff games this past week.  They defeated JWP 52-36 on February 27 and Nicollet/Loyola 59-51 on March 2.  The Tigers move on in the subsection playoffs this week when they meet #1 St. Clair...
3AA Section Individual  Tournament Last Friday and Saturday the Redwood-River Valley Badgers competed in the 3AA Section Individual Wrestling Tournament at Dawson.  The team performed extremely well, placing ten of their thirteen wrestlers and sending two wrestlers, Kaleb Haase and Chad Maddock, on...
The Springfield Tiger varsity girls basketball team lost their last regular season game against Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 46-67 last Tuesday evening.  The Tigers will host Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton in their first section playoff game on Tuesday, February 27.  Best of luck to Head Coach Dillon Schultz...

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