Knights ground Raiders 54-6 in football action Friday nite

October 12, 2017

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Jake Fischer picks up some yardage during Friday evening’s football game against Fulda.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Football Team once again used a very good ground game to de­feat the Fulda Raiders last Friday in Tyler. The Knights amassed 418 yards of rushing offense as they controlled the ball throughout most of the game.
Coach Fredrickson was happy with his kids. “We started early in the game playing our type of ball and continued the effort the entire game. We now need to have the same type of effort against Edgerton- Ellsworth this week.”

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RTR volleyball squad romps over CMCS in three straight

October 12, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Lady Knights traveled to Prinsburg last Tuesday and did the prop­er activity by beating the Bluejays of CMCS in three straight sets. The scores were 25-16, 25-18 and 25- 21. The win by the Knights moved their conference mark to 5-4.
Tina Haroldson and Lexi Wendland led the Lady Knights with 15 and 14 kills, respectively…

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Lady Knights have success at Marshall Subway Classic

October 12, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR volleyball girls played five matches in Marshall in the annual Subway Classic last Fri­day and Saturday. Two matches were played on Friday and three on Satur­day. The Lady Knights won both matches on Friday so they were placed with oth­er teams which also won matches on Friday.
The team defeated Springfield 25-14 and 25-5 in the first match and took care of HLO 25-16 and 25- 15 in the second match on Friday.

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Lady Knights fall to Vikings

October 12, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The fourth-ranked Min­neota Vikings came to Ty­ler last Thursday to play the Lady Knights in anoth­er volleyball match. Yes, it was a conference affair and it also was another victory for the Vikings over the Knights. The Knights played the Vikings tough all night, but in the final results, the winning score was always the visiting Vi­kings. The scores were 25-19, 25-20 and 25-22.

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Knights down MACCRAY, 22-0

October 5, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

 
The RTR Football Knights traveled to Maynard last Friday and came away with a 22-0 win. The Knights used the rushing game to win this one. They would finish with 284 yards of rushing offense. The interior line of Jon Lucero, Evan Swanson and Jack Kerr opened up some nice holes for the running backs in this game.
The Knights played some nice defense to start the game to get their first possession on offense…

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Volleyball squad suffers tough loss to Canby Lancers

October 5, 2017

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Mini Knights Natalie Thomas and Oakley Schreurs (far left) await their turn as Mini Knight Jada Beck shares hand slaps with the RTR Volleyball Team before Thursday’s match against Canby.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

 
The noise in the RTR gym was very loud last Thursday as the Lady Knights and the Canby Lancers squared off in some volleyball. The Lady Knights would win the first two sets to make things even louder, but the Lancers would show their stuff to win the remaining three sets to win the match. The scores were 25-22, 25-21, 15-25, 24-26 and 16-18.
Coach Brown was proud of her team for the battle with the Lancers…

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Knight Madison Witte tips the ball over Canby’s Charlotte Wright during Thursday’s five-set loss to the Lancers.

Lady Knights gain win over Blackjacks in four sets

October 5, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR volleyball squad won their fifth straight match as they beat the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks last Tuesday in four sets. The scores were 25-27, 25-12, 25-17 and 25-16.
The Knights, with some players a bit ill and maybe a bit over confident, had a close battle in the first set. The Jacks would set the tone early as they would win the set in extra time…

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Softball success

October 5, 2017

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RTR students Rhaegyn Petersen (left) and Cora Alderson led the way with nine hits each for their Dell Rapids, South Dakota softball team as they finished in second place at the 2017 South Dakota JV B tournament held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota over the weekend. The team lost to Madison in the championship game on Sunday, 8-2.

Sports splurge

September 28, 2017

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RTR High School was busy Saturday morning with youth volleyball games, a youth football game and Donuts with the Athletes all happening simultaneously.

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Lady Knights roll to fourth straight win

September 28, 2017

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Lexi Wendland spikes the ball at a pair of Lac qui Parle Valley blockers during Thursday’s game.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

 
The Lady Knights of RTR saw their winning streak reach four games as they would sweep the LQPV Eagles last Thursday in Tyler. It was their third conference victory as the scores were 25-8, 25-11 and 25-13.
The first set victory saw the Knights put together a run of 15 points. With Chloe Hess serving, the team would see their score go from 4 to 19…

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Thursday’s game was stopped during the second set to congratulate Mya Christensen (right) on her 1,000th set assist. Making the presentation were teammates Lexi Wendland (left) and Chloe Hess.