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Sports Russell-Victoria Baseball Club Rolls to Sweep of Otis-Bison

The Russell-Victoria Baseball Club, a combination of 19 and Under and 17 and Under teams continued their season opening winning streak with a pair of wins Wednesday night at the Shaffer Field Complex.

Jun 11, 2021
Football
Sports Area Football Players Set for 8-Man All-Star Games

After a season that saw all of the area's 8-Man Football teams make the State Playoffs in 2020, several players from those teams will play one last game on the Gridiron at the 8-Man All-Star Football ...

Jun 10, 2021
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Sports Russell K-18 Baseball Team Starts 4-0

The Russell K-18 summer youth baseball team is off to a 4-0 start to the summer.

Jun 09, 2021
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Sports Russell Blue Runs into Ellsworth, Ness City to Open Summer

It's been a tough start to the summer for the Russell Blue 15-and-under baseball team.

Jun 08, 2021
Russell/Victoria baseball team at Rock Creek on March 30, 2021. (Photo by Matt Walters)
Sports Russell-Victoria Baseball Club Sweeps First Two Doubleheaders of Season

The Russell-Victoria 19-and-under baseball club began the 2021 season in grand style over the weekend with a pair of doubleheader sweeps.

Jun 06, 2021
Basketball
Sports NPL All-Stars Sweep State Line Games

The 6th annual State Line All-Star Basketball games were played Saturday in Mankato and the Northern Plains League swept both the Boys and Girls contests with several area players contributing.

Jun 06, 2021
Russell K-18 softball team began its summer season with a pair of wins over Hays on Thursday, June 3 in Russell.
Sports Russell K-18 Softball Team Opens Summer with Sweep

Russell opened its inaugural season in the K-18 softball league on Thursday, June 3 at home with a sweep of the Hays K-18 team at the Memorial Park Complex.

Jun 05, 2021
The 2021 RRC Summer youth softball and baseball seasons got underway on Thursday, June 3 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.
Sports RRC Summer Season Underway

The Russell Recreation Commission officially kicked off its summer youth baseball and softball seasons on Thursday, June 3 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

Jun 05, 2021
Basketball
Sports Area Athletes to Compete in State Line All-Star Hoops Games

Several area athletes and coaches will take part in the sixth annual State Line All-Star Basketball games on Saturday, June 5 at Rock Hills Junior/Senior High School in Mankato.

Jun 04, 2021
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Sports Area Roundup: Victoria's Hammerschmidt Leaps to State Championship

Victoria's Macy Hammerschmidt won the Class 1A long jump title on Saturday, May 29 at the Kansas High School State Track and Field Meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.

May 29, 2021
Russell's Renee Nichol (left) and Jace Peerman (right) won state titles on Friday, May 28 in Wichita at the Kansas High School State Track and Field Meet. (Photos courtesy of Sports in Kansas Twitter Page)
Sports Russell's Nichol and Peerman Capture State Titles

Russell's Renee Nichol and Jace Peerman each captured state titles on Friday, May 28 at the Kansas High School State Track and Field Meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.

May 29, 2021
RHS senior Cole Birky placed 29th at the KSHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament at the Hesston Golf Course on May 24-25, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Jon and Kim Birky)
Sports Russell's Birky Finishes 29th at 3A State Tournament

Russell's Cole Birky closed out his high school career with a top-30 finish at the Class 3A State Boys Golf Tournament in Hesston on Tuesday, May 25.

May 25, 2021