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Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta staged a vigorous rally in the second half, but couldn't overcome a 17-point halftime deficit against Sauk Centre in a West Central Conference game on Saturday, Feb. 25 in Morris. RELATED: T-Hawks avenge early season loss , prep boys basketball , Morris/C-A athletics
Correy Hickman scored 15 points, Ashley Solvie had 14 and Maddie Carrington scored 13 as Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta edged Yellow Medicine East in a Section 3AA-North quarterfinal game on Saturday, Feb. 25 in Morris.
The Prairie Ecology Bus Center paid a to visit Morris Area Elementary School students for two programs this week: Wild, Wacky, Wonderful Wetlands for third grade students, and the Wonders of Wolves for fourth grade students.
The Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta Tiger wrestling team participated in the Section 8AA Individual Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25 in Fergus Falls. Of the 11 Tiger wrestlers, one is heading to the Class AA State Individual Wrestling Meet on Friday, March 3 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Noah Kannegiesser scored a game high 23 points, but it wasn't enough as Hillcrest Lutheran Academy walked away with a road win, 63-56, Thursday, Feb. 23 in Hancock. The Comets shot 64 percent from the field in the win.
The MBA PeeWee Silver team took third at the District 15 tournament on Feb. 17-19 in Benson. The Storm will advance to the Minnesota Hockey West Regional tournament March 3-5 in Brainerd. The No. 2-seeded Storm opened up the double elimination district tournament with an 8-2 win over No-7-seed Alexandria White on Friday, Feb. 17.
In a possible preview of a future Section 3AA matchup, Montevideo stormed back in the second half to defeat Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta, 58-55, on Thursday, Feb. 23 in Morris. RELATED: Tigers win three straight , prep boys basketball , Morris/C-A athletics
Morris Benson Area Bantams hockey team ended the regular season of play in first place. The district tournament was held this past weekend, Feb. 17-19, and the Storm team took home the runner up trophy from the tournament held in Long Prairie, MN. The tournament was played in double elimination format. Final scores were MBA over Brainerd Blue 7-0, MBA over Alexandria Black 5-2, and Moorhead Black over MBA 4-1. MBA advances to regional play March 3-5 in Brainerd, MN.
The Morris Benson Area boys hockey season came to an end in the opening round of Section 3A play Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Redwood Valley. The No. 11 Storm came into game with an earlier season loss to the No. 6-seeded Cardinals, 8-1, on Jan. 5.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger girls basketball team closed out the regular season on a seven-game winning streak. After going 4-0 last week, Morris/C-A added three wins to close out the regular season 16-9 overall. The Tigers added wins over Lac qui Parle Valley, West Central Area, and Benson.