Knights suffer Homecoming loss to WWG Chargers, 26-14

September 20, 2017

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RTR quarterback Cooper Hansen picks up some yardage on a bootleg during Friday’s Homecoming game.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Football Knights played tough against the WWG Chargers the first half, but the size of the Charger offensive line took its toll on the Knights’ defense the second half as the Chargers broke a 14- all tie to score twice the second half on their way to their third straight win of the season. The Knights would fall to 2-1 for the year.
The Chargers came into the game noted for their great passing attack. How­ever, WWG ran the ball all night against the Knight defense. They would score the first points early in the first quarter…

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Lady Knights sweep RCW in Camden action, record at 3-7

September 20, 2017

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Tina Haroldson makes a play at the net during Thursday’s Knights volleyball game against Renville County West.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Volleyball Team won their first Cam­den Conference volleyball match as they would win their Homecoming game by scores of 25-17, 25-15 and 25-23. A very good crowd of RTR fans were there to cheer on the team.
The Lady Knights con­tinued their fine play from the match with TMB on Tuesday as they would win the first set quite handily. A hitting error by the visit­ing Jaguars ended the first set for the Knights in their favor.

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Lady Knights lose to fourth ranked TMB Panthers

September 20, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Volleyball Team traveled to Tracy last Tuesday to play the 4th-ranked TMB Panthers in some Camden Confer­ence volleyball. The Lady Knights might have played their best ball of the year, but the Panthers had more firepower as they would come out on top by scores of 25-22, 25-20 and 25- 19.
Lexi Wendland had her thoughts on the match. “I think this was one of our stronger games of the year. We were running our of­fense quicker and not tip­ping as much. We just need to get more aggressive in future matches.

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Young Knights play scrimmage against Marshall and MCC

September 20, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Middle School football 7th and 8th grad­ers played a scrimmage this past Saturday on the RTR field. The team played 45 minutes of running time with each scrimmage.
The RTR 7th graders scored five TDs while al­lowing four TDs during their time against Marshall and MCC. The 8th graders scored three TDs while al­lowing four scores against the same opponents.

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Knights dump Wildcats 44-6

September 14, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Football Team used their high octane of­fense to full capacity in the first quarter last Friday as they would score 30 points in the quarter to race to a 30-0 advantage after one frame over the Heron Lake-Okabena Wildcats. It was the second straight win with over 40 points scored.
Carter Hansen would play his first snaps of the year in the game as he was recovering from an ankle problem…

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Lady Knights fall to MACCRAY Wolverines in four sets Thursday

September 14, 2017

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Chloe Hess threads the volleyball between a pair of MACCRAY defenders during Thursday’s home volleyball game.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Volleyball Team started the Camden Conference match with the MACCRAY Wolverines in style last Thursday by win­ning the first set. However, the rest of the evening the Knights tried to catch up from large deficits. The scores of the four sets were 25-22, 17-25. 11-25 and 19-25.

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VB milestone

September 14, 2017

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Tina Haroldson (center) was presented a volleyball and a sign by teammates Mya Christensen (left) and Chloe Hess in honor of her 1,000th dig as an RTR Knight before last week’s game.

Lady Knights lose two on the road

September 14, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The volleyball Knights got the season off to a rough start as they would lose their first two match­es to Pipestone Area and YME, respectively. Both of these matches were road contests.
The match in Pipestone saw the Arrows win the first set by a score of 25-18. The Lady Knights would come back to tie the match with a 25-18 win…

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JV Knights shut down MACCRAY Wolverines 40-0

September 14, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR junior varsity played the MACCRAY Wol­verines last Monday in a little football action. The Knights would come away with a well-earned 40-0 victory.
The Knights scored three touchdowns in the first half…

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Mini Knights program kicks off

September 14, 2017

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Mini Knight Ava Guida was congratulated by the Knights before Thursday’s game.