Southern Minnesota’s Top Teams of 2015
Southern Minnesota set some new milestones for future teams to strive for. Here are 10 notable performances.
In their first trip to the state tournament, the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown volleyball team captured the top prize. The Bucs beat conference rival Bethlehem Academy in the finals in a five-set showdown.
Grand Meadow and Caledonia repeated as state champions in the Prep Bowl finals at TCF Bank Stadium.
Kasson-Mantorville repeated as the state softball champions in a thriller title game.
KDHL radio's 67th annual coverage of the state boys basketball tournament included a nice showing of southern Minnesota teams.
Zumbrota-Mazeppa pulled off an upset over Frazee to reach the state finals, where they gave Minneota a run for their money.
Faribault's boys soccer team scored an upset in the first round of the state A tournament and finished in fourth place.
Bethlehem Academy's football program has developed into a dynasty in recent years and advanced to the state tournament this fall.
The Triton boys golf team set several school records and made it to the state meet for the first time in June.
The fastest-growing sport in Minnesota high schools is trap shooting. Medford participated in the second state meet hosted by the Minnesota State High School League.
The Faribault Lakers were eliminated in the second round of the state amateur baseball tournament this fall.