Manakato Marathon maps, road closures announced
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The Mankato Marathon course maps and road closures have been announced as race day approaches. Organizers with Visit Mankato say to expect traffic disruptions as runners make their way through this year’s course. Beginning at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 20th. Poplar Street and Sibley...
Mankato Marathon sees registration spike
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - This past weekend’s Twin Cities Marathon was cancelled day-of due to heat. That same day, Mankato’s upcoming marathon saw a rapid jump in registrations, as disappointed runners turned their marathon season plans to Mankato. “We had almost 300 registrations yesterday, with our original max...
JWP volleyball defeats Maple River before traveling to compete in Tri-City United Tournament
Thursday night, the JWP volleyball team hosted the Maple River Eagles. Despite dropping the second set, the Bulldogs rebounded to earn a 3-1 (25-18, 15-25, 25-18, 25-14) victory, improving to 3-6 on the season. Brielle Bure led the team with 20 digs as well as an ace and her digs put her over 500 in her varsity career. Lilly Strauss recorded 12 kills and a pair of blocks and Neveah Weimart recorded 10 assists and five digs. Aubrey Weedman added 18 assists, surpassing 500 in...
East storms past New Prague
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) -The Mankato East Cougars girls soccer team played host to New Prague Monday night. Cougars win by a final of 4-0.
Fourth-quarter touchdown sinks Buccaneers
Like many of their games in recent years, the latest football clash between the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers and the Maple River Eagles was decided by a thin margin. Maple River spoiled BEA’s homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 22, with a fourth quarter touchdown and extra point kick to go home with a 7-6 victory.
West bested by Hopkins
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - As the final games of the high school soccer regular season wind down, the Mankato West Scarlets hosted the Hopkins Royals in North Mankato. After a hard fought game, the Royals defeated the Scarlets 4-0.
Maple River Aims for State Success
Catch the soaring Eagles tennis team from Maple River as they set their sights on the state championship. With an impressive 13-1 record this season, they're a force to be reckoned with. Tune in for more on their journey to victory.
Maple River volleyball team photo
Back Row l-r Jada Von Bank, Adyson Hannig, Morgan Wilm, BriElle Killoran, Sydney Hiam, Britan Richards, Stella Satrom. Front row l-r: Hallie Bessette, Iris Richman, Kiana Lerud, Esther Steinke, Lila Richman. Photo by Caitlin Killoran.
Karate Chop Bullying seminar event to be held at Mankato YMCA
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - It’s time to wax on and wax off, as Greater Mankato Area United Way is taking a page out of “The Karate Kid” playbook to combat bullying. The local non-profit is teaming up with Kato Karate to host a free Karate Chop Bullying seminar on Monday.
Prep sports: East soccer blanks New Prague
MANKATO — Ashley Fischer made five saves to lead Mankato East to a 4-0 victory over New Prague in a nonconference girls soccer match Monday at Thomas O. Anderson field. Kaylie Geraets had a goal and assist for the Cougars, while Jenna Starkey, Abby Moule and Addy Lurken each scored a goal. Amber Reuter had two assists, and Taylor Schilling had one.
St. Clair-Loyola emerges victorious over JWP
Witness the thrilling match where St. Clair-Loyola triumphs over JWP. This video captures the intense moments and the victorious end. Don't miss out on this exciting display of skill and strategy in the world of sports.
Raiders win 4-0
The Central/Mayer Lutheran/Sibley East girls soccer team played Mankato Loyola Sept. 23 at home and earned a win. “We discovered our offense and put goals on the board in a 4-0 victory,” said coach Brian Lundgren. Sophomore Josie Kamps scored two goals, both well-placed shots, while senior Madie Horsch netted a pair of goals as well, with Kamps getting the assist on one, and Ali Schrupp making a great feed...
Chanhassen survives Mankato West, weather delay to move to 5-0
Not even a weather delay and a stout defense could stop Chanhassen on the night of Sept. 29. The Class 5A No. 2 Storm survived the roughly hour-and-a-half delay as well as the Class 5A No. 1 Mankato West defense that was allowing just 8.5 points per game, coming away with a 21-14 win. The victory not only was key in regular season rankings, district standings and section 2AAAAA seeding but also for “getting the monkey off their back.”
Chanhassen football defeats Mankato West in Class 5A bout
The No. 4 Chanhassen Storm (5-0) defeated the No. 3 Mankato West Scarlets (4-1) 21-14 on Friday at Chanhassen High School. Chanhassen took a 7-0 lead after a 23-yard touchdown pass from Braden Windschitl to Daxton Bush. It was an 80-yard touchdown drive in four plays. ...
Vikings defeat Warriors in 4 sets Saturday
VALLEY CITY – Three Vikings recorded double-figure kills as Valley City State took a 3-1 win over Waldorf Saturday at home by final set scores of 25-12, 27-25, 25-11 and 25-16. Bailey Nelson paced the offense with 15 kills while Danielle Hagler added 14 and Mardi Scutchings posted 11. The trio also posted three assisted blocks apiece for the Vikings.
Maple River extends their win streak defeating River Valley
MAPLETON, Minn. (KEYC) - The Maple River girls tennis team improves to 13-1 on the season after defeating River Valley 5-2 Thursday night. Maple River plays next Saturday, September 30th against St. James Area at St. James at 9:00 a.m.
#9 Ell-Saline shuts out Mankato-Rock Hills 47-0
#9 Ell-Saline would travel to Mankato on Friday night to take on the Rock Hills Grizzlies for week 5 of the 2023 season. Ell-Saline came into the matchup with a 3-1 season record and a 1-0 record in district play. The Grizzlies came into the game 2-2 and were 0-1 in district play. It was all Ell-Saline as they would finish the game at halftime and cruise to a 47-0 victory.
BEA wins 5-2 over USC in tennis
When two Faribault County tennis teams faced off on Wednesday, Sept. 27, it was the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers who took home the win, 5-2, over the United South Central Rebels. BEA’s Addison Armstrong started off the match with a 6-0, 6-1 defeat of Brylee Neubauer at No. 1 singles....
East tops Faribault
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) -The Mankato East volleyball team played host to Faribault Thursday night. East wins by a final of 3-1.
Chad Courrier: What a road trip it would have been to Chanhassen, Bemidji
Sep. 29—Back in the glory days of newspapering, there would be one big road trip coming up this week. But the reality of budgets and staffing is that livestreams are the only option to watching a pair of highly anticipated football games. On Friday, Mankato West plays at Chanhassen...