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Sticking with it wasn't a decision they wrestled with. Morris Area High School graduates Travis Ostby and Gage Wevley both chose to continue their wrestling careers at the collegiate level. Ostby, a 2016 graduate of Morris Area, is a junior at NCAA Division III Concordia Moorhead where he has wrestled for the Cobbers for two years. Wevley, a 2018 graduate of Morris Area, is a redshirt freshman on the wrestling team at NCAA Division II Southwest Minnesota State University, in Marshall.
Four Hancock Owl boys basketball players earned all-conference status the Pheasant Conference announced Thursday, March 14.
The Hancock Owl girls basketball team had three players earn recognition by the Pheasant Conference this season.
Brad Gibson is one of eight to be inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association David Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame, announced by the coaches association Thursday, March 14.
Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta girls basketball player, junior Malory Anderson , earned West Central Tribune All Area Second Team honors announced Thursday, March 14 by the newspaper, in Willmar. Below is an excerpt from the original article .
No. 3-seeded Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta entered its Section 3AA-North championship matchup against Redwood Valley as a prohibitive favorite based on numbers, like win-loss record and seeding. But the only number that mattered for pressuring, up-tempo No. 4-seeded Cardinals were the points in their column at the end of the night.
Hancock couldn't recover from a slow start and cold shooting overall as the Owl boys basketball team fell to Ortonville in the Section 6A-South semifinals on Monday, March 11, at the University of Minnesota Morris in Morris. It was the Owls' third loss of the season to the Trojans.
The playing fields are covered and most high school spring sports start practice Monday, March 11. There is not a chance to get outside, at least on the ball fields, on the first day of high school baseball and softball practice. Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta track and field teams could have better luck with a rubberized track, but with another winter weather advisory in the forecast for this weekend, those odds, too, will be low.
Former University of Minnesota Morris men’s basketball coach Perry Ford died on Thursday, Feb. 28. Ford is the second-winningest coach in UMM men’s basketball history. He coached the UMM men’s basketball team for 10 seasons from 1985 to 1995.