Sports

by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Both Central and Mayer Lutheran boys’ and girls’ cross country teams started their season with the annual Central Alumni Run at Baylor Park on Saturday morning in a meet that also included Glencoe-Silver Lake. Central won the girls’ race with 22 team points, while GSL took second (52) and LHS [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central football is motivated this season to build on last season’s late success and start strong this year. The Raiders started the season 0-7, before winning their last game of the regular season before winning two playoff games and losing to Pine Island in the Section 2AA final, 29-28. Pine [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times The departure of eight seniors leaves the Central volleyball team filled with youth this season along with a few key returning starters. Last year, Central (17-12) was swept by Belle Plaine in three games in a Section 2AA playoff game as the Tigers went ahead to win the consolation bracket [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times The return of two Minnesota River Conference individual champions highlights the returnees for the boys and girls cross country squads in Alex Wischnack and Judy Larson. Larson, a freshman who took 16th at sections last year, headlines a young group of runners on the girls’ side. Head coach Mark Lagergren [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times As the fall sports season draws closer with classes starting soon, Central will be without two of its teachers, one of whom also served as boys’ basketball coach. Central sixth-grade teacher and head boys’ basketball and junior high baseball coach Nat Boyer, along with wife and third-grade teacher Kristie, have [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Baseball fields continue to draw crowds in the area with the Crow River Valley Baseball League season just wrapping up, constant men’s and women’s softball leagues and the State Amateur 35 and older baseball tournament taking part in Norwood Young America, Hamburg, Green Isle, Arlington and Gaylord, Aug. 16-17 and [...]

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