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Friday, Dec. 19 sports

Gymnastics

Thursday
Jackson County Central 140.075, Blue Earth Area 97.8

Vault 1. Haley Bass (JCC) 9.125, 2. (tie) Brooklyn Schuett (JCC) 8.975, Hailey Handevidt (JCC) 8.975.

Bars 1. Haley Bass (JCC) 8.75, 2. Abby Schneekloth (JCC) 8.325, 3. Brooklyn Schuett (JCC) 8.15.

Beam 1. Haley Bass (JCC) 9.25, 2. Bailey Schnkeeloth (JCC) 9.05, 3. Brooklyn Schuett (JCC) 8.35.

Floor 1. Brooklyn Schuett (JCC) 9.225, 2. Brielle Scheepstra (JCC) 9.125, 3. Makenna Donnelli (JCC) 8.975.

All around 1. Brooklyn Schuett (JCC) 34.7, 2. Brielle Scheepstra (JCC) 33.975, 3. Haley Bass (JCC) 27.1256.

The Huskies will host Martin County Area Monday.

Waseca 134.825, Martin County Area 128.9

MCA's Bryanna Peterson won beam (8.575) and bars (8.9) and was second in the all around (34.1).

The Magic are at Jackson County Central Monday.

Girls hockey

Thursday
Waseca 3, Windom Area 0

The Bluejays outshot the Eagles 29-19. Emily Steen made 26 saves for Windom Area, now 2-7.

The Eagles are at Fairmont Saturday.

Other girls hockey
Marshall 7, Fairmont 2
New Ulm 9, Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson 1

Friday
Luverne at Worthington

Boys hockey

Thursday
Willmar 7, Windom Area 1

The Eagles are 2-7. They're at Fairmont Saturday.

Other boys hockey
Marshall 11, Fairmont 1
New Ulm 6, Waseca 0
Mankato East/Loyola 6, Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson 1

Friday
Luverne at Worthington
Redwood Valley at Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson

Minnesota boys basketball

Thursday
Pipestone 64, Worthington 55
Redwood Valley 89, Yellow Medicine East 62
Red Rock Central tournament
Adrian 65, Wabasso 31
Red Rock Central 56, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 54

Friday
Jackson County Central at Windom - on KRAQ

The Huskies are 1-2 in the Big South Conference West Division and 3-2 overall, while the Eagles are 1-3 and 4-3.

Other Minnesota girls basketball Friday
Fairmont at Saint Peter
Saint James Area at New Ulm
Waseca at Blue Earth Area
Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain at Martin County West
Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial at Madelia
Nicollet at Saint Clair
Hills-Beaver Creek at Mountain Lake Area
Southwest Minnesota Christian at Fulda
Murray County Central at Ellsworth
Westbrook-Walnut Grove tournament
First round

Heron Lake-Okabena vs. Minneota
Westbrook-Walnut Grove vs. Lakeview
RRC tournament
Championship

Adrian vs. Red Rock Central
Third place
Wabasso vs. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton

Minnesota girls basketball

Thursday
Redwood Valley 62, Fairmont 54
Worthington 51, Pipestone 35
Heron Lake-Okabena 46, Mountain Lake Area 26
Hills-Beaver Creek 49, Westbrook-Walnut Grove 38
Southwest Minnesota Christian 74, Murray County Central 49
Edgerton 69, Ellsworth 53
Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman 67, Cleveland 30
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 84, Martin Luther 70
Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 47, Madelia 29
Saint Clair 42, Nicollet 36
Mankato Loyola vs. Alden-Conger, ppd.

Friday
Jackson County Central at Windom - on KRAQ

JCC is at the .500 mark both in the BSC West and overall as the Huskies are 2-2 in league play and 3-3 overall. Windom is 0-2 and 0-4.

Other Minnesota girls basketball
Luverne at Marshall
New Ulm at Saint James Area
Blue Earth Area at Waseca
Southwest Minnesota Christian at Canby
Cedar Mountain/Comfrey tournament
Heron Lake-Okabena vs. Cedar Mountain/Comfrey
BOLD vs. Hayfield
Wabasso tournament
First round

Wabasso vs. Adrian
Red Rock Central vs. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton

Iowa boys basketball

Thursday
Harris-Lake Park 69, Clay Central-Everly 29

Friday
Spirit Lake at Estherville Lincoln Central
Western Christian at Emmetsburg
Spencer at Storm Lake
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn at Hinton
MOC-Floyd Valley at Okoboji
Sheldon at West Lyon
Sibley-Ocheyedan at Boyden-Hull
East Sac County at Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire
Eagle Grove at North Union

Iowa girls basketball

Thursday
Harris-Lake Park 29, Clay Central-Everly 23

Friday
Spirit Lake at Estherville Lincoln Central
Western Christian at Emmetsburg
Spencer at Storm Lake
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn at Hinton
MOC-Floyd Valley at Okoboji
Sheldon at West Lyon
Sibley-Ocheyedan at Boyden-Hull
East Sac County at Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire
Eagle Grove at North Union

Wrestling

Thursday
LeMars 45, Spirit Lake Park 31
Spirit Lake Park 42, Cherokee 39

Spencer 51, Emmetsburg 27
Spencer 66, Western Christian 15
Emmetsburg 57, Western Christian 12

Okoboji 42, West Lyon 39
Central Lyon 48, Okoboji 25

Friday
Minnesota Christmas Tournament, Rochester, noon: Jackson County Central, Albert Lea, Amery, Wis., Anoka, Apple Valley, Benilde-Saint Margaret's, Bismarck, Cambridge-Isanti, Centennial, Coon Rapids, Eastview, Farmington, Forest Lake, Hartland-Arrowhead, Wis., Hastings, Kasson-Mantorville, Kaukauna, Wis., Mounds View, Mound-Westonka, New Prague, Owatonna, Pine Creek, Colo., Prior Lake, Rochester Mayo, Saint Francis, Saint Michael-Albertville, Scott West, Simley, Stewartville, Totino-Grace, West Fargo, White Bear Lake, Willmar.

JCC has six seeded wrestlers, including a No. 1 seed in Keegan Moore at 182 pounds.

Paden Moore is seeded second at 160, Luke Norland second at 170, Nate Horn fourth at 285, Dalton Wagner seventh at 126 and Jacob Tvinnereim eighth at 113.

Redwood River Riot, Redwood Falls, 4 p.m.: Fairmont/Martin County West, Alexandria, Blue Earth Area, Canby, Dawson-Boyd/LQPV/Montevideo, Fulda/Murray County Central, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, LeSueur-Henderson, Litchfield, Madelia/Truman/Martin Luther, Mankato West, Maple Grove, Maple River, Marshall, Minneapolis South, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva, Quad County, Redwood Valley/River Valley, Rocori, Saint James Area, Saint Paul Humboldt, Saint Paul Johnson, Saint Peter, Sartell-Saint Stephen, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut-Grove, United South Central, Wabasso/Red Rock Central, Worthington.

Other wrestling Friday
Adrian and Dassel-Cokato at Pipestone

Ratings

Spirit Lake slipped to fourth in the latest Class 2A girls basketball ratings by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. The Indians are 5-1 heading into a Friday game at Estherville Lincoln Central.

Lakes Conference rival Cherokee (4-2) is 14th. Pocahontas Area (7-0) leads the 3A poll.

Another Lakes Conference team, Western Christian (5-0) is the top-ranked team in Class 2A, with Okoboji (7-0) up two spots this week to No. 9.

Burlington Notre Dame (8-0) leads Class 1A, with Central Lyon (4-2) 12th.

Harlan (3-0) still leads Class 4A, with Waukee (4-0) new to the top spot in Class 5A.

For the complete ratings, click here.

College men's basketball

Thursday
Iowa Lakes 75, Pure Prep Academy 53
South Dakota State 87, Idaho State 85
South Dakota 55, Montana State 53
Stevenson 61, Macalaster 58
Augsburg 78, Northwestern (Minn.) 45
Buena Vista 99, Bethany Lutheran 68

Friday
Seattle at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Bemidji State at Minnesota-Crookston, 7 p.m.
Saint John's vs. Elmhurst, 3 p.m.
North Central at Hamline, 7 p.m.

College women's basketball

Thursday
South Dakota State 67, Arkansas-Little Rock 42
South Dakota 115, Saint Mary 51
Olivet Nazarene 116, Buena Vista 110

Friday
Bemidji State at Minnesota-Crookston, 5 p.m.
Wartburg at Saint Thomas, 7 p.m.

NBA

Thursday
Chicago 103, New York 97
New Orleans 99, Houston 90
Milwaukee 108, Sacramento 107
Golden State 114, Oklahoma City 109

Friday
Minnesota Timberwolves at Boston Celtics, 6:30 p.m.

NHL

Thursday
Florida 2, Philadelphia 1 (SO)
Pittsburgh 1, Colorado 0 (OT)
Carolina 4, Toronto 1
Washington 5, Columbus 4 (OT)
Anaheim 2, Montreal 1
Los Angeles 6, Saint Louis 4
San Jose 4, Edmonton 3

College wrestling

Thursday
Minnesota 21, Northwestern 19

NFL

Thursday
Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13

College football

Friday
FCS Playoffs
Semifinals
Sam Houston State (11-4) at North Dakota State (13-1), 7 p.m.
NCAA Division III Playoffs
Championship
At Salem, Va.

Wisconsin-Whitewater (14-0) vs. Mount Union (14-0), 6 p.m.

College volleyball

NCAA Division I tournament
At Oklahoma City
Thursday
Semifinals

Penn State def. Stanford 3-1 (25-16, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21)
BYU def. Texas 3-1 (25-23, 25-16, 17-25, 26-24)


Thursday, Dec. 18 sports

Gymnastics

Thursday
Blue Earth Area at Jackson County Central, 6 p.m.
Saint Peter at Saint James Area

Girls hockey

Thursday
Waseca at Windom Area, 7 p.m.

The Eagles have a 2-6 record, while the Bluejays are 2-10.

Waseca won the first meeting 4-2 in Waseca on Nov. 25.

Other girls hockey
Fairmont at Marshall
Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson at New Ulm

Boys hockey

Thursday
Windom Area at Willmar, 7 p.m.

The Eagles have a 2-6 record as they take to the road to face the Section 3A rival Cardinals, who are 2-3.

Other boys hockey
Fairmont at Marshall
New Ulm at Waseca
Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson at Mankato East/Loyola

Boys basketball

Thursday
Worthington at Pipestone
Redwood Valley at Yellow Medicine East
Red Rock Central tournament
Adrian vs. Wabasso
Red Rock Central vs. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton

Girls basketball

Thursday
Fairmont at Redwood Valley
Pipestone at Worthington

Wrestling

Thursday
New Ulm at Blue Earth Area

Ratings

There's one new leader for both the boys and girls in the latest basketball polls by Minnesota Basketball News.

Minneapolis North (7-1) continues to lead Class 1A, with Canby (8-0) up a notch to third, Dawson-Boyd (3-0) still fifth and United South Central (5-0) seventh.

The lone new leader is in Class 2A, where Braham (6-0) moved into the top spot. Previous No. 1 Saint Cloud Cathedral fell from the ratings. Maple River (6-0) is fourth.

DeLaSalle (1-2) remains first in the Class 3A boys ratings. Marshall (7-0) is up one place to third. Apple Valley (7-0) still leads Class 4A.

In the girls basketball ratings, Mountain Iron-Buhl (7-0) still leads 1A, with Mankato Loyola of the Valley Conference (5-0) second and Minneota (3-1) third.

Hawley (5-0) is the new Class 2A leader, with Saint Peter (6-0) of the Big South Conference fourth.

Park Center (4-1) still leads the 3A poll, with Marshall (5-1) fourth. Eastview (5-0) is the Class 4A leader.

In the boys hockey polls by Let's Play Hockey, Hermantown is the new Class A boys leader, with East Grand Forks slipping to third. Luverne is up two places to 14th. Lakeville North leads Class AA.

For girls hockey, Blake again leads Class A, with Eden Prairie on top in Class AA.

For the complete ratings, click here.

Burmeister earns all-academic honors

Jackson County Central graduate Whitney Burmeister, a junior with the Southwest Minnesota State volleyball team, has been named to the fall all-academic team by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.

She was one of seven members of the Mustangs volleyball team to earn that honor.

SMSU finished with a record of 26-10 was second in the NCAA Division II tournament in Louisville.

Faber is honorable mention all-American

Martin County West graduate Jake Faber, a freshman at Central Lakes Community College, is an honorable mention selection on the National Junior College Athletic Association all-American football team.

Faber was fourth in the country in touchdown passes with 38 and seventh in yards per game with 281.5 for the Raiders.

For the season, Faber was 217-392 passing (55 percent) for 3,097 yards and 38 touchdowns.

Central Lakes had a 10-2 record this season and was ranked 13th in the final NJCAA poll. The Raiders lost to No. 5 Arizona Western in the El Toro Bowl in Yuma, Ariz.

College men's basketball

Wednesday
Marshalltown 79, Iowa Lakes 77

Thursday
Stevenson at Macalaster, 1 p.m.
Northwestern (Minn.) at Augsburg, 7 p.m.
Bethany Lutheran at Buena Vista, 7 p.m.

College women's basketball

Wednesday
Marshalltown 72, Iowa Lakes 61
Ashford 79, Buena Vista 69

Thursday
Buena Vista vs. Olivet Nazarene at Wisconsin Dells, 1:30 p.m.

NBA

Wednesday
Phoenix 111, Charlotte 106
Atlanta 127, Cleveland 98
Utah 105, Miami 87
Dallas 117, Detroit 106
Boston 109, Orlando 92
Toronto 105, Brooklyn 89
Memphis 117, San Antonio 116 (3 OT)
Portland 104, Milwaukee 97
Los Angeles Clippers 102, Indiana 100
Houston 115, Denver 111 (OT)

NHL

Wednesday
Boston Bruins 3, Minnesota Wild 2 (OT)
Ottawa 2, New Jersey 0
Dallas 2, Vancouver 0

College wrestling

Thursday
Northwestern at Minnesota, 7 p.m.


Wednesday, Dec. 17 sports

Boys basketball

Tuesday
Marshall 42, Jackson County Central 34

The Tigers led 23-22 at halftime and then outscored the Huskies 19-12 in the second half.

Connor Winkelman led Marshall with 14 points.

Bodey Behrends recorded a double-double of 11 points and 13 rebounds for JCC. Ryan Salzwedel added nine points.

The Huskies are at Windom Friday.

Other Big South Conference boys basketball
Redwood Valley 81, Windom 60
Pipestone 61, Luverne 55
Murray County Central 60, Worthington 53
Blue Earth Area 87, Belle Plaine 71
Saint Peter 67, LeSueur-Henderson 62
Sibley East 72, New Ulm 58
Waseca 87, Mayer Lutheran 43

Martin County West 70, Nicollet 36

Richard Eckman had 24 points and nine rebounds for the Mavericks. Wesley Cook netted 10 points for MCW.

Martin County West hosts Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain Friday.

Other Minnesota boys basketball
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 74, Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain 62
Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 50, Cleveland 40
Heron Lake-Okabena 65, Edgerton 62
Mountain Lake Area 68, Fulda 52
Hills-Beaver Creek 70, Ellsworth 65
Southwest Minnesota Christian 71, Red Rock Central 44
Westbrook-Walnut Grove 76, Adrian 73

Girls basketball

Tuesday
Marshall 65, Jackson County Central 21

The Tigers got out to a 41-17 lead at halftime.

Rachel Johnson scored eight points for the Huskies. Sydney Eddy grabbed eight rebounds.

Sarah Buysse paced Marshall with 12 points.

JCC is at Windom Friday.

Martin County West 56, Saint James Area 20

Reilly Geistfeld had 25 points and 13 rebounds for the Mavericks. Taryn Tumbleson scored 15 points.

MCW will host Luverne Monday.

Other Minnesota girls basketball
Pipestone 52, Fulda 29
Fairmont 58, Belle Plaine 42
Blue Earth Area 47, Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman 43
United South Central 64, Madelia 16

Iowa boys basketball

Tuesday
Western Christian 78, Spirit Lake 41
Estherville Lincoln Central 60, Cherokee 44
Storm Lake 57, Emmetsburg 52
LeMars 71, Spencer 49
Harris-Lake Park 48, Remsen Saint Mary's 39
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 52, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 47
Boyden-Hull 91, Okoboji 66
Sioux Center 60, Sheldon 43
Central Lyon 74, Sibley-Ocheyedan 34
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 77, Clay Central-Everly 31

Iowa girls basketball

Tuesday
Western Christian 66, Spirit Lake 32
Cherokee 54, Estherville Lincoln Central 35
Emmetsburg 54, Storm Lake 26
LeMars 58, Spencer 33
Harris-Lake Park 58, Remsen Saint Mary's 55
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 51, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 44
Okoboji 47, Boyden-Hull 33
Sioux Center 66, Sheldon 44
Central Lyon 39, Sibley-Ocheyedan 31
Clay Central-Everly 39, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 33

Gymnastics

Tuesday
Martin County Area 131.725, Marshall 112.925

MCA's Bryanna Peterson won bars (9.45) and all around (34.3), Martha Olson won vault (9.0) and floor (8.4) and Maggie Bachenberg won beam (8.475).

The Magic travel to Waseca Thursday.

Other gymnastics
Worthington 136.825, Hendricks 118.65

Wrestling

Tuesday
Minneota triangular
Windom/Mountain Lake 36, Team United 31
Minneota 45, Windom/Mountain Lake 12
Minneota 53, Team United 9

Boys hockey

Tuesday
Luverne 14, Windom Area 1

Devin Nielsen scored the goal for the Eagles, with Ryley Espenson getting an assist.

Two players had six-point games for the Cardinals as Chaz Smedsrud had three goals and three assists, while Jaxon Nelson had two goals and four assists. Nelson, a freshman, went over the 100-point mark for his career.

Windom Area is at Willmar Thursday.

Other boys hockey
Worthington 4, Fairmont 4 (tie)
Marshall 7, Morris/Benson 1
Albert Lea 4, New Ulm 0
Prairie Centre Area 6, Redwood Valley 2

Girls hockey

Tuesday
Fairmont 15, Worthington 1
Marshall 5, Morris/Benson 4 (OT)
New Ulm 11, Waseca 0

College men's basketball

Tuesday
Sioux Falls 76, Mount Marty 60

Wednesday
Marshalltown at Iowa Lakes, 7:30 p.m.

College women's basketball

Wednesday
Marshalltown at Iowa Lakes, 5:30 p.m.
Buena Vista vs. Ashford at Wisconsin Dells, 1:30 p.m.

NBA

Tuesday
Washington Wizards 100, Minnesota Timberwolves 95
Miami 95, Brooklyn 91
New Orleans 119, Utah 111
Memphis 105, Golden State 98
Dallas 107, New York 87
Oklahoma City 104, Sacramento 92

NHL

Tuesday
Chicago Blackhawks 5, Minnesota Wild 3
Columbus 1, Detroit 0 (SO)
Florida 2, Washington 1 (SO)
Nashville 3, Boston 2 (SO)
Tampa Bay 3, Philadelphia 1
Toronto 6, Anaheim 2
Montreal 4, Carolina 1
Saint Louis 5, Los Angeles 2
Winnipeg 5, Buffalo 1
New York Rangers 5, Calgary 2
Arizona 2, Edmonton 1 (OT)


Tuesday, Dec. 16 sports

Boys basketball

Tuesday
Marshall at Jackson County Central

The Tigers are ranked fourth in Class 3A and are 3-0 in the Big South Conference West Division and are 6-0 overall, while the Huskies are 1-1 and 3-1.

Other Big South Conference boys basketball
Windom at Redwood Valley
Luverne at Pipestone
Murray County Central at Worthington
Belle Plaine at Blue Earth Area
Saint Peter at LeSueur-Henderson
New Ulm at Sibley East
Mayer Lutheran at Waseca

Martin County West at Nicollet

The Mavericks are 2-1 in the Valley Conference and 2-2 overall, while the Raiders are 0-3 and 0-5.

Other Minnesota boys basketball
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton at Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain
Madelia at Alden-Conger
Edgerton at Heron Lake-Okabena
Fulda at Mountain Lake Area
Ellsworth at Hills-Beaver Creek
Red Rock Central at Southwest Minnesota Christian
Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Adrian

Girls basketball

Tuesday
Jackson County Central at Marshall

The Huskies are 2-1 in the Big South Conference West Division and 3-2 overall, while the Tigers are ranked fourth in Class 3A and are 1-1 and 4-1.

Other Minnesota girls basketball
Pipestone at Fulda
Saint James Area at Martin County West
Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman at Blue Earth Area
Madelia at United South Central

Iowa boys basketball

Tuesday
Spirit Lake at Western Christian
Estherville Lincoln Central at Cherokee
Emmetsburg at Storm Lake
Spencer at LeMars
Harris-Lake Park at Remsen Saint Mary's
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn
Okoboji at Boyden-Hull
Sheldon at Sioux Center
Central Lyon at Sibley-Ocheyedan
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire at Clay Central-Everly
North Union at Garner-Hayfield/Ventura

Iowa girls basketball

Tuesday
Spirit Lake at Western Christian
Estherville Lincoln Central at Cherokee
Emmetsburg at Storm Lake
Spencer at LeMars
Harris-Lake Park at Remsen Saint Mary's
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn
Okoboji at Boyden-Hull
Sheldon at Sioux Center
Central Lyon at Sibley-Ocheyedan
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire at Clay Central-Everly
North Union at Garner-Hayfield/Ventura

Gymnastics

Tuesday
Marshall at Martin County Area (Welcome), 6 p.m.

Wrestling

Tuesday
Windom/Mountain Lake and Quad County at Minneota
Fulda/Murray County Central and Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Luverne
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire and Laurens-Marathon at Sioux Central

Boys hockey

Tuesday
Windom Area at Luverne, 7:30 p.m.

The Eagles are 1-3 in the Big South Conference and 2-5 overall, while the Cardinals are ranked 16th in Class A and are 6-0 in the conference and 6-1 overall.

Other boys hockey
Worthington at Fairmont
Morris/Benson at Marshall
New Ulm at Albert Lea
Redwood Valley at Prairie Centre Area

Girls hockey

Tuesday
Fairmont at Worthington
Marshall at Morris/Benson
Waseca at New Ulm

College men's basketball

Tuesday
Mount Marty at Sioux Falls, 7 p.m.

College women's basketball

Monday
South Dakota State 65, Middle Tennessee State 61

NBA

Monday
Boston 105, Philadelphia 87
Indiana 110, Los Angeles Lakers 91
Cleveland 97, Charlotte 88
Atlanta 93, Chicago 86
Toronto 95, Orlando 82
Milwaukee 96, Phoenix 94
Portland 108, San Antonio 95
Los Angeles Clippers 113, Detroit 91

Tuesday
Minnesota Timberwolves at Washington Wizards, 6 p.m.

NHL

Monday
Buffalo 5, Ottawa 4 (SO)
New York Islanders 3, New Jersey 2 (SO)
Pittsburgh 4, Tampa Bay 2

Tuesday
Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks, 7:30 p.m.

NFL

Monday
New Orleans 31, Chicago 15


Monday, Dec. 15 sports

Boys basketball

Monday
Minneota at Edgerton

Girls basketball

Monday
Luverne at Hills-Beaver Creek
Sleepy Eye Saint Mary's at Martin Luther

NFL

Sunday
Detroit Lions 16, Minnesota Vikings 14
Kansas City 31, Oakland 13
Pittsburgh 27, Atlanta 20
New York Giants 24, Washington 13
New England 41, Miami 13
Indianapolis 17, Houston 10
Baltimore 20, Jacksonville 12
Buffalo 21, Green Bay 13
Carolina 19, Tampa Bay 17
Cincinnati 30, Cleveland 0
Denver 22, San Diego 10
New York Jets 16, Tennessee 11
Seattle 17, San Francisco 7
Dallas 38, Philadelphia 27

College men's basketball

Sunday
Iowa State 88, Southern 78

College women's basketball

Sunday
Iowa State 82, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 56

Monday
Middle Tennessee State at South Dakota State, 7 p.m.

NBA

Sunday
Los Angeles Lakers 100, Minnesota Timberwolves 94
Golden State 128, New Orleans 122 (OT)
Washington 93, Utah 84
Chicago 93, Miami 75
Oklahoma City 112, Phoenix 88
Toronto 95, New York 90 (OT)
San Antonio 99, Denver 91

NHL

Sunday
Toronto 4, Los Angeles 3 (SO)
Chicago 2, Calgary 1
New York Rangers 2, Edmonton 0


Sunday, Dec. 14 sports

Gymnastics

Saturday
Blue Earth Area Invitational
Varsity

1. Jackson County Central 139.425, 2. Martin County Area 133.675, 3. Blue Earth Area 97.4.

VAULT: 1. Martha Olson (MCA) 9.0, 2. Abby Schnkeeloth (JCC) 8.95, 3. Haley Bass (JCC) 8.9.

FLOOR: 1. Brooklyn Schuett (JCC) 9.45, 2. Brielle Scheepstra (JCC) 9.375, 3. Hailey Handevidt (JCC) 9.2.

BARS: 1. Bryanna Peterson (MCA) 9.45, 2. Haley Bass (JCC) 8.725, 3. Andrea Thate (MCA) 8.3.

BEAM: 1. Hailey Handevidt (JCC) 8.8, 2. (tie) Haley Bass (JCC), Bryanna Peterson (MCA) 8.65.

ALL AROUND: 1. Bryanna Peterson (MCA) 35.475, 2. Haley Bass (JCC) 35.0925, 3. Brielle Scheepstra (JCC) 34.45.

JV
1. Jackson County Central 129.225, 2. Martin County Area 118.75, 3. Blue Earth Area 66.15.

Martin County Area hosts Marshall Tuesday, while Jackson County Central is at home vs. Blue Earth Area.

Wrestling

Saturday
Pizza Ranch Invitational
At Jackson

1. Adrian 189, 2. Eagan 178, 3. Jackson County Central 155, 4. Wabasso/Red Rock Central 148, 5. New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva 129.5, 6. Worthington 120.5, 7. Windom/Mountain Lake 120, 8. Wabasha-Kellogg 76, 9. Sioux City East 74, 10. Luverne 62, 11. Fulda/Murray County Central 57, 12. United South Central 50.5.

JCC's Paden Moore was named the tournament's Outstanding Wrestler. Moore, ranked first at 160, won by fall and technical fall to reach the finals, where he pinned Derek Herman of USC in 1:38. Herman is rated fourth at 152.

Luke Norland of JCC had the most falls in the least time as he won the 170-pound title with four falls in 4:09.

Nate Horn was also won his weight class for the Huskies, winning the heavyweight title.

Finishing third were Jacob Tvinnereim (113) and Luke Pygman (152). Ryker VanderWoude (138) was fourth and Justin Tirevold (220) fifth.

Wrestling unattached, Brady Oeltjenbruns placed fifth at heavyweight.

The Huskies are at the Minnesota Christmas tournament Friday and Saturday in Rochester.

Boys basketball

Saturday
Jackson County Central 78, Saint Clair 77

Jacob Christopher led the Huskies with 19 points, hitting five three-point baskets.

Colton Timmer scored 18 points, Bodey Behrends had a double-double of 12 points and 15 rebounds, Joe Brinkman had 11 points and Ryan Christopher had eight points and 10 steals.

JCC, now 3-1, plays its first home game Tuesday vs. Marshall.

Other boys basketball
Marshall 67, Worthington 49
Southwest Minnesota Christian 68, Luverne 60
Breck 78, Redwood Valley 73
Waseca 75, Belle Plaine 52
Fulda 74, Wabasso 49
West Lyon 58, Hills-Beaver Creek 54

Girls basketball

Saturday
Marshall 57, Benilde-Saint Margaret's 45
Saint James Area 43, Mountain Lake Area 29
Blue Earth Area 76, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 14
Waseca 65, Minneapolis Edison 18
Mankato Loyola 69, Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman 43
West Lyon 47, Hills-Beaver Creek 18

Girls hockey

Saturday
Windom Area 5, Morris/Benson 4

Molly Boyum had two goals and an assist for the Eagles.

Addison Beaty had one goal and an assist. Kaylee Janssen and Jolyssa Higley-Purrington scored the other goals for the Eagles.

The Storm outshot Windom Area 43-21. Emily Steen made 39 saves for the Eagles, who host Waseca Thursday.

Other girls hockey
Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson 5, Worthington 2
Luverne 4, Waseca 3 (OT)

Boys hockey

Saturday
Windom Area 4, Morris/Benson 3

Devin Nielsen had a goal and two assists for the Eagles, while Ryley Espenson had a goal and an assist.

Curtis Pell and Ethan Becker also scored goals. Jack Mellstrom had two assists, while Brady Haberman and Dylan Hovdet each had one.

Garrett Schumacher made 17 saves for Windom Area. The Eagles are at Luverne Tuesday.

Other boys hockey
Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson 15, Worthington 1
Luverne 9, Waseca 2

College men's basketball

Saturday
Minnesota West 85, Central Lakes 51
VCU 93, Northern Iowa 87 (2 OT)
South Dakota State 87, Idaho 85
UNLV 75, South Dakota 61
Southwest Minnesota State 91, Minot State 81
Minnesota State 79, Winona State 67
Augustana 678, Minnesota-Crookston 50
Sioux Falls 75, Mary 73
Northern State 91, Saint Cloud State 77
Minnesota-Duluth 60, Minnesota State, Moorhead 58
Bemidji State 87, Wayne State 80
Upper Iowa 86, Concordia (Saint Paul) 74
Gustavus 82, Hamline 61
Saint Olaf 73, Carleton 70
Saint Thomas 57, Augsburg 40

Sunday
Southern at Iowa State, 5 p.m.

College women's basketball

Saturday
Minnesota West 72, Central Lakes 45
Northern Iowa 62, Dartmouth 46
Minot State 71, Southwest Minnesota State 51
Winona State 73, Minnesota State 62
Augustana 97, Minnesota-Crookston 90 (OT)
Mary 62, Sioux Falls 58
Saint Cloud State 62, Northern State 54
Minnesota State, Moorhead 78, Minnesota-Duluth 69
Wayne State 99, Bemidji State 52
Concordia (Saint Paul) 75, Upper Iowa 62
Gustavus 70, Hamline 68
Carleton 52, Saint Olaf 51
Saint Thomas 69, Augsburg 45
Saint Benedict 73, Saint Catherine 70

Sunday
Iowa at Drake, 2 p.m.

NBA

Saturday
Golden State 105, Dallas 98
Orlando 100, Atlanta 99
Portland 95, Indiana 85
Brooklyn 114, Charlotte 87
Milwaukee 111, Los Angeles Clippers 106
Memphis 120, Philadelphia 115 (OT)
Houston 108, Denver 96
Detroit 95, Sacramento 90

Sunday
Los Angeles Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves, 6 p.m.

College men's hockey

Saturday
Princeton at Minnesota State, ccd.
Omaha 5, Saint Cloud State 3
Michigan Tech 4, Minnesota-Duluth 3
Bemidji State 1, Northern Michigan 1 (tie)
Saint Scholastica 2, Saint Thomas 1

Sunday
Northland at Concordia (Moorhead), 7 p.m.

College women's hockey

Saturday
Saint Cloud State 3, Bemidji State 0
Gustavus 3, Wisconsin-Stevens Point 1
Augsburg 2, Wisconsin-Eau Claire 0
Bethel 4, Concordia (Moorhead) 3 (OT)

NHL

Saturday
Minnesota Wild 4, Arizona Coyotes (SO)
Ottawa 3, Boston 2 (SO)
Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 3 (SO)
Philadelphia 5, Carolina 1
Buffalo 4, Florida 3 (OT)
Toronto 4, Detroit 1
New York Islanders 3, Chicago 2
Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2
Anaheim 4, Winnipeg 1
Dallas 4, New Jersey 3
Saint Louis 3, Colorado 2 (OT)
New York Rangers 5, Vancouver 1
San Jose 2, Nashville 0

College football

Saturday
NCAA Division II Playoffs
Semifinals

Minnesota State 47, Concord, W. Va. 13
Colorado State-Pueblo 10, West Georgia 7
NCAA Division III Playoffs
Semifinals

Wisconsin-Whitewater 20, Linfield 14
Mount Union 70, Wesley 21
FCS Playoffs
Quarterfinals
North Dakota State 39, Coastal Carolina 32
Illinois State 59, Eastern Washington 46
Sam Houston State 34, Villanova 31

NFL

Sunday
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions, 3:25 p.m. - On KRAQ


Saturday, Dec. 13 sports

Minnesota girls basketball

Friday
Martin County West 54, Nicollet 19
Alden-Conger 53, Madelia 34
Martin Luther 60, Saint Clair 57
Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 52, Cleveland 18
Fairmont 51, Blue Earth Area 46
Luverne 54, Ellsworth 31
Heron Lake-Okabena 50, Hills-Beaver Creek 41
Murray County Central 44, Mountain Lake Area 38
Fulda 52, Red Rock Central 43
Edgerton 72, Westbrook-Walnut Grove 37
Southwest Minnesota Christian 80, Adrian 36

Minnesota boys basketball

Friday
Pipestone 57, Windom 52
Fairmont 60, Blue Earth Area 44
Luverne 68, Heron Lake-Okabena 38
Hutchinson 83, New Ulm 54
Madelia 49, Red Rock Central 45

Saturday
Jackson County Central at Saint Clair
Marshall at Worthington
Luverne at Southwest Minnesota Christian
Redwood Valley vs. Breck at Minnetonka
Waseca at Belle Plaine

Iowa girls basketball

Friday
Spirit Lake 48, Cherokee 47
Estherville Lincoln Central 44, Storm Lake 18
Emmetsburg 46, Spencer 40
Harris-Lake Park 39, Akron-Westfield 29
South Central Calhoun 55, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 18
Okoboji 49, Rock Valley 44
MOC-Floyd Valley 58, Sheldon 42
West Lyon 53, Sibley-Ocheyedan 41
Unity Christian 60, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 20

Iowa boys basketball

Friday
Spirit Lake 88, Cherokee 33
Estherville Lincoln Central 53, Storm Lake 39
Spencer 64, Emmetsburg 27
Harris-Lake Park 45, Akron-Westfield 42
South Central Calhoun 62, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 57
Rock Valley 55, Okoboji 47
MOC-Floyd Valley 67, Sheldon 53
West Lyon 59, Sibley-Ocheyedan 35
Unity Christian 51, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 36

Wrestling

Saturday
Pizza Ranch Invitational, Jackson, 9:30 a.m.: Jackson County Central, Adrian, Eagan, Fulda/Murray County Central, Luverne, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva, Sioux City East, United South Central, Wabasha-Kellogg, Wabasso/Red Rock Central, Windom/Mountain Lake, Worthington.

Gymnastics

Saturday
Blue Earth Area Invitational, Winnebago, 1:30 p.m.: Jackson County Central, Martin County Area
Saint James Area Invitational: Windom/Mountain Lake, Luverne, Pipestone, Redwood Valley

Boys hockey

Friday
New Ulm 5, Hutchinson 5 (tie)

Saturday
Morris/Benson at Windom Area, 3 p.m.
Worthington at Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson

Girls hockey

Saturday
Morris/Benson at Windom Area, 1 p.m.
Worthington at Saint Peter/LeSueur-Henderson
Waseca at Luverne

College men's basketball

Friday
Fond du Lac 69, Minnesota West 66
Iowa State 90, Iowa 75
Southwest Minnesota State 84, Mary 72
Minnesota State 89, Upper Iowa 78
Augustana 90, Bemidji State 71
Minot State 60, Sioux Falls 58
Minnesota State, Moorhead 98, Saint Cloud State 85
Northern State 58, Minnesota-Duluth 50
Winona State 75, Concordia (Saint Paul) 56
Minnesota-Crookston 61, Wayne State 57

Saturday
Minnesota West at Central Lakes, 3 p.m.
Southwest Minnesota State at Minot State, 6 p.m.
Minnesota State at Winona State, 6 p.m.
Minnesota-Crookston at Augustana, 6 p.m.
Sioux Falls at Mary, 6 p.m.
Northern State at Saint Cloud State, 6 p.m.
Minnesota State, Moorhead at Minnesota-Duluth, 6 p.m.
Bemidji State at Wayne State, 6 p.m.
Concordia (Saint Paul) at Upper Iowa, 6 p.m.
Hamline at Gustavus, 3 p.m.
Carleton at Saint Olaf, 3 p.m.
Saint Thomas at Augsburg, 3 p.m.

College women's basketball

Friday
Minnesota West 73, Fond du Lac 55
Mary 76, Southwest Minnesota State 70 (OT)
Minnesota State 80, Upper Iowa 75
Augustana 83, Bemidji State 72
Sioux Falls 71, Minot State 61
Saint Cloud State 79, Minnesota State, Moorhead 62
Northern State 62, Minnesota-Duluth 46
Winona State 71, Concordia (Saint Paul) 61
Minnesota-Crookston 67, Wayne State 58
Ashford 52, Bethel 51

Saturday
Minnesota West at Central Lakes, 1 p.m.
Southwest Minnesota State at Minot State, 4 p.m.
Minnesota State at Winona State, 4 p.m.
Minnesota-Crookston at Augustana, 4 p.m.
Sioux Falls at Mary, 4 p.m.
Northern State at Saint Cloud State, 4 p.m.
Minnesota State, Moorhead at Minnesota-Duluth, 4 p.m.
Bemidji State at Wayne State, 4 p.m.
Concordia (Saint Paul) at Upper Iowa, 4 p.m.
Hamline at Gustavus, 1 p.m.
Carleton at Saint Olaf, 1 p.m.
Saint Thomas at Augsburg, 1 p.m.
Saint Benedict at Saint Catherine, 3 p.m.

NBA

Friday
Oklahoma City Thunder 111, Minnesota Timberwolves 92
Chicago 115, Portland 106
Washington 104, Los Angeles Clippers 96
Atlanta 87, Orlando 81
Toronto 106, Indiana 94
New York 101, Boston 95
Brooklyn 88, Philadelphia 70
New Orleans 119, Cleveland 114
Memphis 113, Charlotte 107 (2 OT)
Detroit 105, Phoenix 103
Miami 100, Utah 95
Los Angeles Lakers 112, San Antonio 110 (OT)

College men's hockey

Friday
Minnesota State 5, Princeton 0
Bemidji State 4, Northern Michigan 2
Omaha 3, Saint Cloud State 2
Minnesota-Duluth 3, Michigan Tech 1
Wisconsin-River Falls 3, Hamline 1

Saturday
Saint Cloud State at Omaha, 8 p.m.
Minnesota-Duluth at Michigan Tech, 6 p.m.
Northern Michigan at Bemidji State, 7 p.m.
Saint Scholastica at Saint Thomas, 7 p.m.
Northland at Concordia (Moorhead), 7 p.m.

College women's hockey

Friday
Bemidji State 4, Saint Cloud State 1

Saturday
Bemidji State at Saint Cloud State, 3 p.m.
Wisconsin-Stevens Pointy at Gustavus, 2 p.m.
Augsburg at Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2 p.m.
Bethel vs. Concordia (Moorhead) at Alexandria, 2 p.m.

NHL

Friday
Florida 3, Detroit 2 (SO)
Pittsburgh 3, Calgary 1
Montreal 6, Los Angeles 2
Anaheim 4, Edmonton 2

Saturday
Minnesota Wild at Arizona Coyotes, 7 p.m.

College football

Saturday
NCAA Division II Playoffs
Semifinals

Concord, W. Va. (13-0) at Minnesota State (13-0), 2 p.m.
West Georgia (12-2) at Colorado State-Pueblo (12-1), 5:30 p.m.

College wrestling

Saturday
Minnesota West at Triton College Invitational
Iowa Lakes at UNI Open


Friday, Dec. 12 sports

Minnesota boys basketball

Thursday
Redwood Valley 103, Jackson County Central 60

The Cardinals made 10 three-pointers in the first half and led 68-35 at halftime. They made 15 for the game.

Cade Johnson Redwood Valley with 23 points, hitting six three-pointers. Thad Neis scored 18 points and Sam Pendleton 14.

Bodey Behrends had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Huskies. Ryan Christopher and Jacob Christopher each scored 11 points.

Redwood is 2-1 in the Big South Conference's West Division and 3-2 overall. JCC is 1-1 and 2-1.

Jackson County Central is at Saint Clair Saturday before playing its first home game Tuesday vs. Marshall.

Other Big South boys basketball Thursday
Waseca 77, Saint James Area 41
Saint Peter 60, New Ulm 44

Valley Conference

Saint Clair 59, Martin County West 39

Wes Cook scored eight points to lead MCW. He also had five rebounds. Kevin Phillip scored six points.

Brandon Goebel led the Cyclones with 17 points.

Saint Clair is 2-0 the Valley Conference and 4-1 overall, while Martin County West is 2-1 and 2-2.

Other Valley boys basketball
Cedar Mountain/Comfrey 60, Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain 59
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 79, Nicollet 47
Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 55, Alden-Conger 47
Mankato Loyola 62, Cleveland 42

Red Rock Conference
Mountain Lake Area 76, Heron Lake-Okabena 63
Westbrook-Walnut Grove 63, Hills-Beaver Creek 40
Adrian 66, Ellsworth 57
Edgerton 67, Fulda 57
Murray County Central 58, Southwest Minnesota Christian 56 (OT)
Red Rock Central 57, Sleepy Eye 51 (OT)

Friday
Windom at Pipestone
Blue Earth Area at Fairmont
Heron Lake-Okabena at Luverne
New Ulm at Hutchinson

Minnesota girls basketball

Thursday
Redwood Valley 64, Jackson County Central 43

The Cardinals led 29-15 at halftime.

Sydney Eddy had a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds for JCC. Kaylee Burmeister recorded 11 points and three assists.

Jackson County Central is 2-1 in the conference and 3-2 overall, while Redwood is 2-1 and 4-1.

The Huskies are at Marshall Tuesday.

Other girls basketball Thursday
Pipestone 53, Windom 36
Worthington 49, Marshall 44

Friday
Nicollet at Martin County West
Alden-Conger at Madelia
Saint Clair at Martin Luther
Cleveland at Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial
Blue Earth Area at Fairmont
Ellsworth at Luverne
Hills-Beaver Creek at Heron Lake-Okabena
Mountain Lake Area at Murray County Central
Red Rock Central at Fulda
Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Edgerton
Southwest Minnesota Christian at Adrian

Iowa boys basketball

Thursday
North Union 69, Estherville Lincoln Central 61

Iowa girls basketball

Thursday
Estherville Lincoln Central 43, North Union 32

Gymnastics

Thursday
Martin County Area 130.65, Windom/Mountain Lake 120.85

Bryanna Peterson won vault (8.975), beam (9.55), floor (9.35) and all around (35.375). The Cobras' Amy Muller won bars (7.825).

The Magic will host Marshall Tuesday in Welcome.

Boys hockey

Thursday
Waseca 5, Windom Area 3

Jack Mellstrom had a goal and two assists for the Eagles.

Devin Nielsen and Zach Steen each had a goal. Ryley Espenson had an assist on all three goals.

Nate Monson made 36 saves in net for the Eagles.

The Eagles are 1-3 in the Big South and 1-5 overall, while the Bluejays are 3-2 and 4-2.

Windom Area hosts Morris/Benson at 3 p.m. Saturday as part of a girl-boy doubleheader.

Other boys hockey Thursday
Marshall 5, Redwood Valley 1
New Ulm 10, Fairmont 0
Saint Peter-LeSueur-Henderson 5, Mankato West 4

Friday
Hutchinson at New Ulm

Girls hockey

Thursday
Albert Lea 5, Fairmont Area 2
Saint Peter-LeSueur-Henderson 4, Waseca 3 (OT)

Wrestling
Fairmont/Martin County West 39, Saint James Area 31

Other wrestling Thursday
Worthington 63, New Ulm Eagles 6

Garretson, S.D. triangular
Fulda/Murray County Central 54, Garretson, S.D. 22
Windom/Mountain Lake 40, Garretson, S.D. 24
Windom/Mountain Lake 53, Fulda/Murray County Central 10

College men's basketball

Friday
Minnesota West at Fond du Lac, 8 p.m.
Iowa State at Iowa, 7 p.m.
Southwest Minnesota State at Mary, 8 p.m.
Minnesota State at Upper Iowa, 8 p.m.
Bemidji State at Augustana, 8 p.m.
Sioux Falls at Minot State, 8 p.m.
Minnesota State, Moorhead at Saint Cloud State, 8 p.m.
Northern State at Minnesota-Duluth, 8 p.m.
Concordia (Saint Paul) at Winona State, 8 p.m.
Minnesota-Crookston at Wayne State, 8 p.m.

College women's basketball

Thursday
Iowa 76, Iowa State 67
Northern Iowa 56, North Dakota State 41

Friday
Minnesota West at Fond du Lac, 6 p.m.
Southwest Minnesota State at Mary, 6 p.m.
Minnesota State at Upper Iowa, 6 p.m.
Bemidji State at Augustana, 6 p.m.
Sioux Falls at Minot State, 6 p.m.
Minnesota State, Moorhead at Saint Cloud State, 6 p.m.
Northern State at Minnesota-Duluth, 6 p.m.
Concordia (Saint Paul) at Winona State, 6 p.m.
Minnesota-Crookston at Wayne State, 6 p.m.
Bethel at Ashford, 5 p.m.

NBA

Thursday
Oklahoma City 103, Cleveland 94
Houston 113, Sacramento 109 (OT)

Friday
Oklahoma City Thunder at Minnesota Timberwolves, 7 p.m.

College men's hockey

Friday
Princeton at Minnesota State, 7 p.m.
Northern Michigan at Bemidji State, 7:30 p.m.
Saint Cloud State at Omaha, 7:30 p.m.
Minnesota-Duluth at Michigan Tech, 6 p.m.
Hamline at Wisconsin-River Falls, 7 p.m.

College women's hockey

Friday
Bemidji State at Saint Cloud State, 7 p.m.

NHL

Thursday
San Jose Sharks 2, Minnesota Wild 1
Colorado 4, Winnipeg 3 (SO)
Chicago 3, Boston 2
Buffalo 4, Calgary 3
Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 1
Columbus 3, Washington 2 (OT)
Los Angeles 5, Ottawa 3
Tampa Bay 2, Carolina 1
Saint Louis 6, New York Islanders 3
Nashville 5, Arizona 1

NFL

Thursday
Arizona 12, Saint Louis 6


Thursday, Dec. 11 sports

Minnesota boys basketball

Thursday
Jackson County Central at Redwood Valley - on KRAQ

The Huskies are 1-0 in the Big South Conference West Division and 2-0 overall with wins over Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain and Luverne.

The Cardinals are 1-1 and 2-2. They sandwiched two wins around their losses as they opened with a loss to New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva, then beat Tracy-Milroy-Balaton and Pipestone before losing to Marshall Tuesday.

JCC is at Saint Clair Saturday before playing its first home game Tuesday vs. Marshall.

Other Big South boys basketball Thursday
Waseca at Saint James Area
Saint Peter at New Ulm

Valley Conference

Martin County West at Saint Clair

The Mavericks are 2-0 in league play and 2-1 overall, losing to Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop and then beating Alden-Conger and Madelia.

The Cyclones are 1-0 and 3-1 as they opened with a loss to Springfield and have won three straight, beating Blooming Prairie, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial and New Ulm Cathedral.

Other Valley boys basketball
Cedar Mountain/Comfrey at Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain
Nicollet at Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton
Alden-Conger at Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial
Cleveland at Mankato Loyola

Red Rock Conference
Heron Lake-Okabena at Mountain Lake Area
Hills-Beaver Creek at Westbrook-Walnut Grove
Adrian at Ellsworth
Fulda at Edgerton
Southwest Minnesota Christian at Murray County Central
Sleepy Eye at Red Rock Central

Minnesota girls basketball

Thursday
Redwood Valley at Jackson County Central

JCC is 2-0 in the conference and 3-1 overall with wins over Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman, Luverne and Worthington and losing to Spirit Lake. Redwood is 1-1 and 3-1, opening with wins over Cedar Mountain/Comfrey, Pipestone and BOLD before losing to Marshall Tuesday.

Jackson County Central is then at Marshall Tuesday.

Other girls basketball Thursday
Windom at Pipestone
Worthington at Marshall

Gymnastics

Thursday
Martin County Area at Windom/Mountain Lake

Boys hockey

Thursday
Waseca at Windom Area, 7 p.m.

The Eagles are 1-2 in the Big South and 1-4 overall, while the Bluejays are 2-2 and 3-2.

Windom Area then hosts Morris/Benson Saturday as part of a girl-boy doubleheader.

Other boys hockey Thursday
Marshall at Redwood Valley
Fairmont at New Ulm
Saint Peter-LeSueur-Henderson at Mankato West

Girls hockey

Thursday
Fairmont at Albert Lea
Waseca at Saint Peter-LeSueur-Henderson

Wrestling
Saint James Area at Fairmont/Martin County West (Fairmont)
The Red Bulls are 4-0 in duals with wins over Waseca, New Ulm, Madelia/Truman/Martin Luther and Saint Clair/Mankato Loyola. The Saints are 2-0, beating Fulda/Murray County Central and Norwood Young America.

Other wrestling Thursday
Windom/Mountain Lake and Fulda/Murray County Central at Garretson, S.D.
New Ulm at Worthington

Ratings

Two of the next three opponents for the JCC boys basketball team are in this week's state rankings.

Redwood Valley (2-2) is rated ninth in Class 2A, while Marshall (5-0) is fourth in Class 3A. The Huskies play the Cardinals Thursday and the Tigers Tuesday.

Two Big South Conference girls basketball teams are rated as Marshall is fourth in Class 3A and Saint Peter fifth in 2A.

Luverne is 16th in the Class A boys hockey ratings. In girls hockey, New Ulm is 19th and Luverne got votes.

For the complete ratings, click here.

College men's basketball

Wednesday
Minnesota 85, Southern 57
Northern Iowa 65, Denver 55
Gustavus 63, Carleton 57
Bethel 55, Hamline 50
Saint Thomas 75, Saint Mary's 43
Saint Olaf 84, Saint John's 73
Augsburg 67, Macalaster 36

College women's basketball

Wednesday
Minnesota 68, North Dakota 55
Green Bay 77, South Dakota State 75
Valley City State 66, Concordia (Moorhead) 59
Saint Catherine 68, Northwestern (Minn.) 60

Thursday
Iowa State at Iowa, 7:10 p.m.
North Dakota State at Northern Iowa, 7 p.m.

NBA

Wednesday
Minnesota Timberwolves 90, Portland Trail Blazers 82
Washington 91, Orlando 89
Los Angeles Clippers 103, Indiana 96
Charlotte 96, Boston 87
Atlanta 95, Philadelphia 79
Chicago 105, Brooklyn 80
Dallas 112, New Orleans 107
San Antonio 109, New York 95
Golden State 105, Houston 93
Denver 102, Miami 82

College wrestling

Wednesday
Iowa Central 53, Minnesota West 3
Saint Cloud State 40, Concordia (Moorhead) 3

College women's hockey

Wednesday
Gustavus 3, Wisconsin-River Falls 2

NHL

Wednesday
Toronto 2, Detroit 1 (SO)
Anaheim 2, Edmonton 1

Thursday
Minnesota Wild at San Jose Sharks, 9:30 p.m.

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