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The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta boys swim and dive team took second in a triangular with Sauk Centre/Melrose and Perham Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Morris. It was the first win over an opponent for the Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger boys swimming and diving team since Anita Nelson became head coach eight years ago. "The boys were very excited and shocked. It was fun," Nelson said.
Malory Anderson logged a double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds to power Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta to a win against Wheaton/Herman-Norcross Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Morris. Anderson was two steals away from her first career triple-double, collecting eight in the game. Maddie Carrington added 19 points as the Tigers shot just 33.3 percent from the floor. They had near 40 shots in the first half alone, finishing with 72 shots total in the game.
After a four-goal third period, the Morris Benson Area Storm boys hockey team fell to the Ice Dawgs of Mayville-Portland 6-2 Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Mayville. Jack Riley locked the game at 1-1 with a quick goal just over a minute into the second period off an assist from Brady DeHaan. Mathew Tolifson recorded MBA's second game-tying goal off the stick of Riley and Kellen Erdahl, but May-Port scored four goals in the third period to claim the win.
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta evened its overall record at 6-6 with a West Central Conference win over ACGC on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Grove City. The Tigers also even their conference record at 4-4. Senior Camden Arndt had a big night, with a career-high 26 points and 13 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. Arndt took 37.5 percent of the shots for Morris/C-A against the Falcons, finishing the night 11-for-24 for 46 percent from the floor.
Senior Bennett Nienhaus recorded a double-double to lead the Hancock Owls past the hot-handed Benson Braves 67-54 in non-conference boys basketball action Monday, Jan. 14, in Benson. Nienhaus dropped 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. Daniel Milander added 13 points and Connor Reese finished with 11 to fend off the Braves, who shot 65 percent on the night. The Braves were led by Will Enderson, who finished with a game-high 23 points. Cole Hedman added 16 in the losing effort.
The high school wrestling coach stood in the quiet practice area on the afternoon of Jan. 7. "You want to talk injuries? We only have 25 minutes before practice starts," Morris Area / Hancock / Chokio-Alberta coach Kyle Rose said in response to questions about his team's injury-prone season. He was only partly joking. At the start of the season, it seemed as if there was a new injury every week.
The University of Minnesota Morris women's basketball team has been one of the most successful in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference in the past 10 years. The team has been a consistent winner and has had a continuity with the same coach during those 10 years. The conference honored head coach Tim Grove for his success on the court on Jan. 10 Grove was named the UMAC Conference Coach of the Decade in women's basketball.
Freshman Jackson Loge was unstoppable down low as he recorded a team-high 27 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to help Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta win its second straight game Saturday, Jan. 12, in Morris. The Tigers topped Lac qui Parle Valley 72-68 in non-conference boys basketball action. The Tigers trailed by 10 points at the half after a three-point barrage from the Eagles. Austin Bonn hit six of the Eagles’ 10 first-half threes and finished the first half with 21 points.
The Morris Benson Area girls hockey team scored first, but the lead didn't hold up Saturday, Jan. 12, in Fairmont. The Storm falls to 3-15 on the season after a 6-3 loss to the Cardinals. It was the second meeting between the two squads this season. MBA won the first meeting 5-3 back on Dec. 15, in Benson .
The Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta gymnastics team recorded a new season-high at the Moorhead invitational Saturday, Jan. 12, in Moorhead. The Tigers participated in the two-team White Division and won with a season high 125.8 points. The Tigers had 22 new personal best scores set and one tie at the invite, which led to three new season high event totals and the new season high team score.