Sports

More growing pains plagued the Mayer Lutheran softball team in the 2014 season, as the Crusaders worked with their third new head coach in three seasons, after resurrecting the program just a few years earlier. Regular girls’ basketball coach Kris Gustin stepped up when the Crusaders needed a coach and, with little softball coaching experience [...]

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While the Crusader track and field teams may not have been rolling in hardware this season, the athletes found inner successes on the track and in the field, as each individual continued to improve throughout the season, definitely the teams’ greatest successes in 2014, according to LHS head coach Tim Bierbaum. “The greatest thing that [...]

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At first glance, even when you look hard enough, you might be hard pressed to find a sport where Megan Geyen doesn’t excel. In fact, there isn’t much of anything athletically this Watertown-Mayer High School graduate turned University of Minnesota track and field star can’t do. One reason is because this sports nomad is never [...]

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Coming off of a state tournament appearance last year, large expectations surrounded the Watertown-Mayer baseball team in 2014, and despite falling a few games short of back-to-back state tourney bids, the Royals finished with an impressive 15 win season, as well as momentum heading into next season. The 2014 baseball season was a bit of [...]

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The Mayer amateur baseball team added two losses to the season record last week, dropping games on the road in Cologne and Glencoe. The Blazers are now 2-9 this season and fifth in the CRVL North standings. The Blazers took a hard fall against Cologne on June 18, falling in a 12-2 game. Mayer also [...]

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Saying goodbye to seniors is always difficult for area sports teams, but what if those seniors make up almost the entirety of your varsity roster? Thus is true for the Mayer Lutheran boys’ golf team and, after a successful 2014 season that saw a conference championship, the Crusaders will have some big holes to fill [...]

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