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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.
The Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta Tigers won three straight in four days to snap a four-game losing streak and improving to 13-10 overall. The Tigers defeated Benson, Lac qui Parle Valley, and West Central Area. RELATED: Tigers fall to undefeated Melrose , prep boys basketball , Morris/C-A athletics
The hot shooting continued on Tuesday, Feb. 21 when the Owls hosted West Central Area. The Owls, who took just a three-point lead at the halfway point, used stout defense and explosive offense to earn an 80-56 victory over the Knights.
The Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta wrestling team season came to a close Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Section 8AA team tournament in Thief River Falls. The Tigers, seeded No. 10 in 8AA, took on No. 7-seeded Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus in the opening round of the 12-team tournament and fell 40-23.
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.
xxx RELATED: Kannegiesser lights up scoreboard in win , prep boys basketball , Hancock Owls xxx
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