Knights beat YME 8 to 5 in baseball action Friday

May 16, 2019

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR baseball squad traveled to Granite Falls last Friday to play some Camden Conference ball. The Knights scored two runs in their first inning, but the Sting took the lead with three runs total in their first two innings. However, the visiting Knights put the game in the proper column by scoring four big runs in their half of the fourth inning. They would add single runs in the fifth and seventh in­ning to assure the win.

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Lady Knights sweep the Sting 11-1 and 5-2 in conference action

May 16, 2019

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Whitney Bruns connects with a pitch during last week’s doubleheader sweep of Yellow Medicine East. Bruns wound up on second, thanks to a two-base error.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR softball team stopped their brief losing streak as they won a pair from the YME Sting last Friday in quick fashion. The two games were done in less than three hours. The sun was actually shin­ing for parts of both games. Yes, the games were played in Tyler.
The first game saw the Lady Knights basically put the game in the win column in their second inning…

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Golfers hit the links to lower those scores

May 16, 2019

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR golfers, boys and girls, played some golf on the Cottonwood golf course last Monday. The Cottonwood course is a long course where long drives off the tee are im­portant.
The RTR girls finished in third place in the meet with a score of 240… YME won the team event for the boys with a score of 183. Lakeview and Min­neota finished second and third with team scores of 185 and 186, respectively. RTR finished fifth with a score of 218…

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Track teams compete in Slayton

May 16, 2019

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Running Knight Cade Jorgensen, right, takes off after receving the baton from Hunter Holstein Safstrom on May 9 in Slayton.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

 
The RTR track teams participated in the Dick Davidson Invitational in Slayton last Thursday. The boys and girls placed seventh and eighth, respectively, for team totals.
Cade Jorgensen was the top finisher for the boys with a third place finish in the triple jump. For the girls, Contessa Baartman placed third in the discus, with Faith Thomsen taking third in the triple jump.

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Annie Nichols, center, passes the baton to Jacey Jorgensen in the Girls 4×800 Relay on May 8 in Slayton. Their team placed sixth.

RTR track teams compete at Lakeview on Thursday

May 9, 2019

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The RTR track teams traveled to Cottonwood on May 2 to compete at Lakeview High School. The boys’ team finished in third place with 154 points, be­hind first place Pipestone at 338. The girls had a fifth place finish with 97 points behind Pipestone’s 274. Tucker Baune picked up a second place finish in the 200 Meters with Zach Miller placing second in the 110 Meter Hurdles. Faith Thomsen picked up a second place finisher in the Triple Jump.

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RTR girls win golf action in Tyler

May 9, 2019

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR girls put to­gether a round of 231 to win the golf meet in Tyler last Thursday. There were six schools competing for both boys and girls. RTR, Canby, Minneota, YME. Lakeview and TMB all saw fit to brave the conditions on Thursday.
Rylie Hess led the RTR girls with a score of 55 for nine holes of golf…

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Training day…

May 9, 2019

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Training for The Murph—doing push ups is Kevin Kuestermeyer, doing pull ups in a full-weighted vest is Christopher Determan, and doing squats is Anna Hesse.

Baseball Knights beat Lakeview 8-2 in Camden conference action

May 9, 2019

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The Knights traveled to Cottonwood to play some baseball last Thursday. The home trip back to RTR was a happy one as the Knights shut down the Lakers in a seventh inning affair.
The Knights opened up the scoring by getting four runs in the second in­ning. They added a single tally in the fourth frame and completed the scor­ing with three runs in the sixth inning.

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Lady Knights lose to MACCRAY 3-6 and 1-2

May 9, 2019

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The Lady Knights of RTR and the MACCRAY Wolver­ines played a quick double­header in Tyler last Thurs­day. It took only three hours to play the 14 in­nings, seven in each game. However, the outcome for neither game was favor­able for the home team Lady Knights. The weather for the games was actually not too bad, considering the way things have gone in weather the last month.
The first game saw the Wolverines score two runs in their half of the first in­ning on three hits. Only one of the runs was earned off Knight pitcher Kylea Baartman.

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Wildcats improve their record 2-0 defeating Crusaders

May 9, 2019

Submitted by
Mike Tiedeman

The Buffalo Ridge Wildcats improved their record to 2-0 by defeating last season’s league runners-up, the Sioux Empire Crusaders, by a score of 19-8. Last year the Crusaders defeated the Wildcats in both the games they played. This was a home game for the Wildcats, but for the first time in team history it was not played in Lake Benton. Due to poor field conditions, the Wildcats played their game on the campus of SMSU.

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