Gymnasts win in Benson

February 8, 2018

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Senior Maddie Ekema will compete in her final regular home meet Thursday at the Barn in Hendricks.

By Grizzly Sportswriters

Upping their dual meet record to 8 and 3, the Hen­dricks-RTR Gymnastics Team defeated the Ben­son-KMS Braves 136.35 to 132.575 on Feb. 2 in Ben­son.
The Grizzlies had a solid night, scoring their fourth highest score of the sea­son. Coach Sherri John­son was pleased with her team’s efforts. “I am happy with the outcome tonight,” said Johnson. “We haven’t been on the road for a dual since December. We saw some new judges and had a good team score despite some mistakes, so that’s a positive.”

For the full story, read this week’s Tyler Tribute.

Knights roll to 18th win with road victory over Canby, 83-34

February 8, 2018

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Knights contin­ued to score early and leave behind in the dust their opponents. Last Tuesday in Canby, the Knights had a balanced scoring attack in beating the Lancers.
Westin Kirk scored eight points early while Garret Kern and Carter Hansen each added six points. Jo­nah Johnson would find his shooting touch the next quarter as he would score 10 points to give the Knights a comfortable advantage at intermission when the score was 51- 17.

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Knights dump Vikings before packed house by 60-52 score

February 8, 2018

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Jonah Johnson twists into a reverse layup during Thursday’s game against Minneota.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The game of the year so far for the RTR boys was about as perfect as the RTR fan could imag­ine. The seats at the RTR gym were packed with fans from both RTR and Minneota. The fans were asked to be more sociable by crowding together so more people could see the game. The Knights had to come from behind with eight minutes left in the game to pull it out. The score at that time was 48 to 44 for the Vikings.

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M-L-RTR wrestling places 2nd

February 8, 2018

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Marshall-Lakeview-RTR’s K-3 Wrestling Team went 3-1, capturing second place at the Annandale-Maple Lake Team Tournament on Jan. 28. They defeated 42-24, Prior Lake 50-18, and Waconia 46-18. In the championship they lost to LeSueur-Henderson, 21-36. Pictured left to right in front are Easton Strand, Colton Chandler, Levi Kraft, Dominic Riley, Sam Grahn, McCoy Marthaler and Keynon Coequyt; in the middle row are Charlie Moline, Tyler Kraft, Braden Nib¬be, Sam Regnier, Braden Chandler, Ethan Mattison, and Ramset Carr; and in the back row are coaches Jay Strand, Carey Mattison, David Kraft and Brian Marthaler.

Fifth grade Science Fair is February 16 in Ruthton

February 8, 2018

Parents, students, and community members are invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 16 for our Fifth Grade Science Fair. The Science Fair will be held in the Ruthton gym from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Come check out the fascinatingly fun experiments our students did!

For the full story, read this week’s Tyler Tribute.

FCCLA STAR Event

February 8, 2018

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Area students took a break from presenting their projects to attend the General Assembly during last week’s event.

For more photos, read this week’s Tyler Tribute.

RTR advances in one-act play competition in Pipestone

February 1, 2018

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Max Schardin, Emily Kern(above) and Alex Duus (below) rehearsing for the RTR High School one act play, “All Out.” The RTR play advanced to Section competition with a second place finish on Saturday in Pipestone.

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By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

 
The RTR Drama Department competed Saturday in the subsection one-act play competition in Pipestone with their performance of “All Out.” The RTR team placed second, with Pipestone Area taking first place. Both teams will advance to section competition on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Redwood Valley High School in Redwood Falls.
The RTR students will perform at approximately 3 p.m. All performances on Saturday are open to the public. Only the first place team will advance to the state competition the following week.

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Knights win big conference battle against Lakers, 64-56

February 1, 2018

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR and Lakev­iew Laker fans were all primed for an important Camden Conference tilt between their two teams last Thursday in Tyler. The Knights were coming into the game with a 15-game winning streak while the Lakers had a nine-game winning streak. One team was going to go away from the game quite disappoint­ed.
The Knights had their fans going as they would start with a 14 to 0 run to start the game. Carter Hansen would score eight points while Westin Kirk and Garrett Kern had the other six points. At the nine-minute mark the score was 22-10 for the Knights.

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Lady Knights even record

February 1, 2018

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The Knights’ Jackie Dressen puts up a shot over Lakeview forward Lizzie Grube during Friday evening’s game against the Lakers.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR girls evened their overall record with a convincing win over the Lakeview Lakers last Fri­day in Tyler. After scoring only 28 and 29 points in their last two games, the Lady Knights put up 45 points in beating the Lak­ers 45-26.
Jackie Dressen scored the first seven points for the team as they would have a 23-8 score on the scoreboard with five min­utes remaining in the first half. The score at the inter­mission was 28-15 for the Knights.

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All teams win two games at the Dairy Classic in Russell

February 1, 2018

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Jonah Christensen finishes off a fast break with a score against Minneota on Saturday.

The Knights boys win two games for championship

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sport

The 35th annual Dairy Classic saw only three teams participating this year. The three teams played a round-robin af­fair with each team getting to play two games. Each school that participated, RTR, Minneota and Adrian, won two games for their schools.

For the full story and more photos, read this week’s Tyler Tribute.

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Lexi Schreurs launches a shot during Saturday morning’s game against Minneota in the Russell Dairy Classic.