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Hancock went 1-1 in the girls basketball action over the past week. The Owls fell to Ortonville Saturday, Feb. 18, then hit the road to defeat Rothsay on Monday, Feb. 20. RELATED: Owls drop OT affair , prep girls basketball , Hancock athletics
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta gymnastics team wrapped up the 2016-2017 season at the Section 8A meet on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Perham. Out of the nine-team section, the Tigers took sixth with 125.925 points. Detroit Lakes and Perham took the top two spots, sending several individuals on to the Class A State Meet next Saturday, Feb. 25.
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The Tiger girls streak turned to four straight at Melrose Thursday, Feb. 16 in West Central Conference action. Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta used a three-point halftime lead to propell to a 51-47 win. RELATED: Tigers win third straight , prep girls basketball , Morris/C-A athletics
The Morris Benson Area boys closed out the regular season 1-19 with losses to Marshall and Breckenridge/Wahpeton this week. RELATED: Stars outshine Storm , prep boys hockey , MBA Storm
For the second time in eight days, it looked like Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta may just pull off the upset to end Melrose's undefeated season. Just like they did last week, the Tigers held a lead over the Dutchmen at halftime, 27-26, but couldn't hang on against the Dutchmen's second-half rush to fall 56-45.
The MAHACA youth wrestling program is off to a great start so for this season. The program has over 70 young wrestlers out this season in grades Pre K through sixth grade. As a team, the group has placed first at the St. Cloud Dual team tournament and 10th at the Brawl in St. Michael, the largest youth dual team wrestling tournament in the world.
Noah Kannegiesser posted one of the top area performances of the season, lighting up the scoreboard for 43 points in Hancock's 83-69 win over Dawson-Boyd Thursday, Jan. 14 in Hancock. RELATED: CMCS comes back to win , prep boys basketball , Hancock Owls
Hillcrest Lutheran earned its fourth win of the season over Hancock on Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Fergus Falls. The Comets held a one-point halftime lead, which was diminished by the Owls in the second 18 minutes, forcing an overtime with a 51-51 end of regular score. Hillcrest put together a 15-11 OT session to win 66-62 and improve to 4-18 overall while the Owls fell to 11-8.
Another record falls. The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger gymnastics team shattered the school record for varsity team score at the West Central Conference meet on Saturday, Feb. 11 in Melrose. The Tigers, who finished third overall in the conference, were powered by five perfect beam routines, which led to a new school record in the event as well as a program-best 131.375 final score.