Bruce Woitas reflects on 35 years in Tomahawk

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SLEEPY EYE — A head coach doesn’t get to the top of a career wins list without making sacrifices. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s girls basketball head coach Bruce Woitas, who holds the most wins for a coach in Tomahawk Conference girls basketball history, knows this quite well. Over his 35 ...

Strong 2nd half leads Tigers to 2A playoff win over Wolverines

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SPRINGFIELD — A late first-half push by No. 3-seeded Springfield gave it a double-digit lead over sixth-seeded Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey Monday in a Section 2A, South Subsection Girls Basketball Tournament game. Springfield took that lead all the way to the end of the game, coming away ...

Mathiowetz scores 38, Knights eliminate GFW

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SLEEPY EYE — Despite a stout Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop defense and early lead by the Thunderbirds, it didn’t take Morgan Mathiowetz and the Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Knights long to break through during Monday night’s Section 2A North Subsection Girls Basketball Tournament game. Behind ...

Sleepy Eye cruises by Cathedral in 2A playoffs

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By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye cruised past New Ulm Cathedral 74-40 on Monday in the quarterfinals of the Section 2A North Subsection girls basketball tournament. No. 2-seeded Sleepy Eye (24-3) will now play No. 3-seeded Sleepy Eye St.Mary’s (20-7) at 7:45 ...

New Ulm takes Big South for 3rd straight year

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NEW ULM — It is a three-peat for the New Ulm boys basketball team. Colton Benson scored 43 points and had four clutch free throws in the final 15 seconds as the Eagles downed a strong Worthington squad 93-87 for their third consecutive Big South Conference title. James Osborne ended ...

Area roundup: Top-seeded BLHS eliminates Cedar Mountain girls

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GIRLS BASKETBALL BLHS 92, Cedar Mountain 41 HECTOR — No. 1 Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart cruised by No. 9 Cedar Mountain 92-41 in a Section 2A, North Subsection Girls Basketball Tournament game Monday. Aubrey Steffl led the Cougars with 13 points, five assists and three rebounds, while ...