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Central fifth-grade basketball team finishes 29-4
Published March 15, 2016 at 9:00 am
Mayer Lutheran wins section games
Published March 13, 2016 at 8:00 am
The Mayer Lutheran girls basketball team rolled through the first two games of the Section 4A tournament, downing North Lakes Academy 79-13 and Christ’s Household of Faith 71-38. “We came out and played hard,” Emilee Gustin said. As the No. 2 seed, the Crusaders started the postseason by...
Wrestlers make all MRC team, Hennen named to Academic All State team
Published March 10, 2016 at 9:00 am
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Two Raiders were honored by being named to the All Minnesota River Conference wrestling team. Central junior Wallace Michels made the squad with senior Anthony Hennen earning an honorable mention. The coaches named Alex Burns of TCU, Jake Wentzlaff of Sibley East and...
Central advances to section final with 2OT win
Published March 9, 2016 at 9:11 am
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central is now one step away from the state tournament after winning two games this past week in Section 2AA play. The Raiders opened with a 65-45 win over G-F-W at New Prague on Thursday before winning the north subsection final over St. Peter at Mankato on Monday in...
Crusaders steal victory
Published March 7, 2016 at 8:50 am
The Mayer Lutheran boys basketball team won a hard fought game Feb. 23, holding off BOLD at the end of the game with a 63-57 win. “It feels really good to just have practice tomorrow,” senior Zach Thole said. “We played amazing, it was just awesome.” The Crusaders led by as much as 14 in...
Crusaders earn No. 2 seed
Published March 4, 2016 at 4:56 pm
The Mayer Lutheran girls basketball team clinched a shared conference title by defeating Tri-City United 78-43 Feb. 23. The Crusaders bounced back with a big win after losing their first Minnesota River Conference game of the year, rebounding from the loss in a big way. “They came out and played...
Central boys fall in subsection final
Published March 4, 2016 at 9:00 am
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central boys’ basketball ended their season with a 56-52 loss to Belle Plaine in the 2AA subsection final on Monday at Taylor Center in Mankato. Notably, senior Brice Panning scored his 1,000th career point on the first score of the game for Central. Other seniors for...
Central girls cruise past LS-H
Published March 3, 2016 at 9:00 am
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central started the 2AA in convincing fashion, defeating LeSueur-Henderson at home on Saturday, 64-31. In a matchup repeat of the regular season finale last Monday, Central jumped out to an early lead and maintained it throughout, according to head coach Gary Lembcke....
Wrestlers compete at state tourney
Published March 2, 2016 at 9:29 am
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Three Central wrestlers competed at the Class A state wrestling tournament on Friday and Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center. At 138, sophomore Wallace Michels (40-4) opened with a win by fall at 3:09 over Dakota Pixley, before winning a 5-2 decision over Jake Mandt. He...
Crusaders battle Raiders
Published February 29, 2016 at 8:00 am
A decisive game-ending run proved to be the difference in a intense battle of conference rivals with Central ending up on top of Mayer Lutheran last Friday, 64-55. “Norwood is a very good team,” coach Kris Gustin said. “I have a lot of respect for Gary and what he’s done. They protect the...