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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.
The Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta Tiger wrestling team had four wrestlers place in the top three at the third annual Doc Busian Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 11 in Morris. That aided the Tigers to a third place finish behind No. 5 in Class A West Central Area / Ashby / Brandon-Evansville and No. 6 in Class A Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, which took first and second, respectively.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger girls won their third straight basketball game on Monday, Feb. 13 at Sisseton. The Tigers were up 27-22 at half and continued their scoring in the second 18 minutes to win 43-33.
Hancock pulled away over the final stretch of play to turn a tight contest against CMCS into a comfortable 48-38 win to kick off the front end of a girls-and-boys doubleheader against the Bluejays on Monday, Feb. 13 in Prinsburg.
On Monday, Feb. 13, Central Minnesota Christian walked into the locker room at halftime experiencing something very unfamiliar: trailing. RELATED: Kannegiesser steals away school record in win , prep boys basketball , Hancock athletics
Submitted by coach Kyle Rose Morris Area / Hancock / Chokio-Alberta wrestler Davin Rose earned the Midwest Wrestling Tour belt in January. The MWT is a wrestling circuit comprised of the renowned Gopher State Nationals, Badgerland Nationals, Hawkeye Nationals, and the latest addition, the Buffalo Nationals. To earn a coveted MWT belt, a wrestler must place in the top four in three of four MWT events.
Andrew Backman, a senior at Herman-Norcross Community School, advanced to the State Alpine Skiing meet. Backman has been skiing competitively for 12 years and will be competing at state for the first time in his career.
A strong effort on both ends in the second half lifted Hancock to a win over Dawson-Boyd on Saturday, Feb. 11 in Dawson. Hancock trailed by six at the halfway point, but held Dawson-Boyd to just 19 second half points while putting up 36 of their own en route to a 63-52 comeback win