M State volleyball player Sydney Hovland was named second team NJCAA Div. III All-American.
GRAND RAPIDS — The M State men’s basketball team played close with the hosting Itasca Vikings, but the Spartans could not keep pace in the second half as Itasca claimed an 80-69 victory Tuesday.
M State volleyball player Bailey Marty was named MCAC Defensive Player of the Week recently. Marty averaged 6.50 digs per set for the Spartans. The freshman from Chokio had 39 total digs in two Spartan wins. Marty helped lead her team to the Region XIII A tournament as the No. 2 seed this weekend.
The M State volleyball team closed out its regular season with a 3-1 (25-9, 26-24, 22-25, 25-21) victory over Minnesota West Saturday after Friday’s win over Riverland. “Closing out the regular season strongly with two wins is a great way to head into playoffs,” Spartans head coach Abby Crowser said. “This weekend was so much […]
The M State volleyball team made quick work of the visiting Riverland CC Blue Devils winning in three sets 25-7, 25-5, 25-9 Friday. The Spartans also held their annual “Dig Pink” night for breast cancer awareness. Donations were collected between the second and third set to give to the Fergus Falls cancer center. Katherine Mastey […]
The M State football team’s season came to an end Saturday as the visiting Rochester Yellowjackets took home a 35-14 victory. The Yellowjackets opened up the scoring in the first quarter as Justin Lynn found Phillip Hilleshiem for a 24-yard touchdown pass. Rochester would make the point after to take a 7-0 lead. In the […]
M State’s Bailey Marty was named MCAC Defensive Player of the Week. Marty had a total of 96 digs in three matches for the Spartans. Marty had highs of 38 and 41 digs against SCTCC and Western Tech. She also had a total of eight aces with a high of four against Rochester.
The M State volleyball team claimed a three-set (25-6, 25-7, 25-8) victory over Anoka-Ramsey Wednesday. Katherine Mastey led the team with 10 kills. The Spartans will host Riverland Community College at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
M State’s Alexa Mortensen was named Hitter of the Week in MCAC. Mortensen had seven total aces including five against Ridgewater. She notched 24 total kills and 10 total blocks including four each against NDSCS and Concordia JV and was in the double digits for digs this week with a total of 13.
ST. CLOUD — After falling behind 2-0, the M State volleyball team rallied to win the next three sets and the victory as the Spartans defeated St. Cloud Technical College (22-25, 19-25, 25-14, 25-21, 20-18) Wednesday. “We had moments during the first two sets where we would get going on some good runs, but it […]
LAKE CITY — The M State men’s golf team continued their nearly decade long dominance in Region XIII as the Spartans won the national qualifier in a two-day tournament at The Jewel Golf Club Monday and Tuesday. The Spartans finished the tournament with a two-day score of 642 (314-328) followed by Southwest Tech (699). “It […]
The M State volleyball team went 1-1 in a pair of games this weekend as they took on North Dakota State College of Science and Concordia JV on the road. On Friday, the NDSCS Wildcats would sweep the Spartans 25-23, 25-18, 25-20. Bailey Marty led the Spartans in digs with 16, while Taylor Berndt (11) […]
Athletic department officials at Minnesota State Community and Technical College announced today that M State will not be fielding a women’s basketball team for the 2019-20 season. Co-Athletic Coordinator Jason Retzlaff said the decision coincided with the resignation of Spartan women’s basketball coach Janice Hendrickson, who has led the team for five seasons. The college […]
MAPLETON, N.D. — The M State men’s golf team finished second in a cold, windy Valley City State Invite at Maple River Golf Course Tuesday. The host, Valley City State, won the meet with a 312, followed by M State (328) and Dickinson State (340). “We didn’t play well today but the conditions were very […]
After playing a close game last week that saw the M State football team fall in the final minutes, the Spartans looked to carry the momentum into its homecoming game against the North Dakota State College of Science Wildcats Saturday. The Wildcats proved to be too much for the Spartans to handle as they shut […]
COON RAPIDS — The M State volleyball team made quick work of the hosting Anoka-Ramsey Golden Rams Wednesday winning in three sets 25-7, 25-9, 25-10. Bailey Marty led the Spartans on defense with 15 digs, while Sierra Jenson (4), Alexis Heisler (3), Taylor Berndt (2) and Marty (2) each had multiple aces in the win. […]
The M State men’s golf team competed at the two-day St. John’s Fall Invitational Saturday and Sunday. The tournament took place at Greystone Golf Club in Sauk Centre on Day 1 and at Blackberry Ridge in Sartell on Day 2. “While we really struggled this weekend, it was a great event for our team to […]
The M State volleyball team went 1-1 over the weekend as they took on Riverland CC and Minnesota West Friday and Saturday. In Friday’s matchup, the Spartans swept Riverland CC 25-9, 25-13, 25-15. Katherine Mastey led M State on the attack with 13 kills, while Bailey Marty recorded six ace serves and had 11 digs. […]
MINNEWASKA — The M State men’s golf team finished second at the University of Minnesota Morris Invite at the Minnewaska Golf Course Friday. The Spartans shot a 314 team score, while the University of Jamestown won the event with a 309. “As a team, it was an up and down day as we put up […]
The M State volleyball team rebounded from a recent loss Wednesday as the Spartans defeated the Mayville State JV in three sets 25-23, 25-14, 25-23. The Spartans were led on the attack by Kathrine Mastey and Alexa Mortenson as each recorded 10 kills in the match. Defensively, Baily Marty (29), Alexis Heisler (15), Sydney Hovland […]
CARRINGTON, NORTH DAKOTA — The M State men’s golf team traveled to compete in the Jamestown Fall Classic Monday and Tuesday. The two-day tournament saw the Spartans finish in sixth place overall, shooting a 318 on Day 1 and a 307 in the second day for a 625. “After struggling on Day 1, we played […]
The M State men’s golf team welcomed in Valley City State University for the annual Spartan Invitational Saturday. The Spartans finished a stroke behind the four-year school as they shot a team score of 307. “On the men’s side it was a bittersweet day,” Spartans head coach Jason Retzlaff said. “I thought we showed a […]
The M State volleyball team finished 1-1 in weekend action as they welcomed in Western Technical College and Rochester CTC. The Spartans made quick work of Western Technical College Friday as they won a three-set match 25-11, 25-10, 25-11. Katherine Mastey led the attack for the Spartans as she recorded 11 kills, while teammate Alexa […]
The M State volleyball team rallied from two sets down Wednesday to defeat the visiting St. Cloud Tech Cyclones 25-17, 21-25, 15-25, 25-15, 15-5. “We couldn’t have asked for a better atmosphere in the gym tonight,” Spartans head coach Abby Crowser. said “We were excited to have our home opener and the crowd really helped […]
AUSTIN — The M State men’s golf team got its 2019 season off to a good start as the Spartans topped host Southwest Tech in a dual meet Wednesday. The Spartans posted a 294 team score, 23 strokes better than their host (317). “It was an enjoyable day of golf against another excellent golf program […]
MOORHEAD — The M State football team struggled to get going Sunday as the hosting Concordia College JV team topped the Spartans 6-2. Neither team could find the endzone in the first half. The Cobbers JV finally struck in the third quarter as John Simon rushed in a 5-yard touchdown. Concordia attempted to go for […]
WILLMAR — The No. 4 (NJCAA Div. III) M State volleyball team took command of the court as the Spartans defeated the hosting Ridgewater Warriors in four sets 25-11, 25-12, 23-25, 25-14 Wednesday. “We were looking forward to our match against Ridgewater because we were ready to open up conference play,” Spartans head coach Abby […]
M State’s Sydney Hovland was named MCAC Setter of the Week after she collected a total of 110 assists across four matches at the COD Invite as the Spartans went 4-0 on the weekend and are 8-0 overall. The sophomore from Underwood had a game-high 39 assists in a four-set triumph over Madison College.
GLEN ELLYN, ILLINOIS —The M State Spartans volleyball team came away with a perfect record in the Chaparral Invitational over the weekend defeating DuPage 3-0 (25-22, 25-11, 25-12), Harper College 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 27-25), Madison College 3-1 (25-17, 25-15, 23-25, 25-19) and Rock Valley 3-0 (25-21, 26-24, 25-13). “Overall, the team played very well this […]
CLOQUET — The M State football team could not get its offense established in its season opener Saturday as the hosting Fond du Lac Thunder rolled to a 36-3 victory. The Thunder got on the board first with a field goal in the first quarter. Fond du Lac would push the game to 10-0 with […]
The M State volleyball team got its season started on a positive note as it went 4-0 in the Minnesota Collegiate Athletic Conference Crossover Tournament on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, the Spartans swept past both Rainy River and Hibbing. In their match against Rainy River, M State won 25-18, 25-21, 25-18. A strong serving […]
The volleyball team at M State took an unconventional road trip early in their 2019 preseason routine. The Spartans cleaned up a section of highway near Fergus Falls as a part of their team-building efforts and the Adopt-a-Highway program. Head coach Abby Crowser’s squad knows a thing or two about building good teams, as they […]
Seven athletes and the Spartan women’s basketball team have received academic recognition from the National Junior College Athletic Association for the 2018-19 academic year. The women’s basketball team was recognized as an Academic Team of the Year for its team grade-point average of 3.18. This award is presented to the teams with the highest GPAs […]
The M State men’s golf team played a solid four days of golf as they finish the 2018-19 season in third place at the NJCAA Div. III National meet Friday. “The Spartans really came to play today and it was a battle between three great teams, Spartans head coach Jason Retzlaff said. “We might have […]
CHAUTAUQUA, NEW YORK — A huge 293 team score saw Sandhill CC leap ahead of the M State golf team Thursday after the third day of the NJCAA Div. III National Tournament. Leading by a single stroke, M State put together a team score of 309 but both Sandhills CC and Georgia Military (305) would […]
CHAUTAUQUA, NEW YORK — The M State golf team moved into first place after the second day of the NJCAA Div. III National Tournament Wednesday. The Spartans overcame a two-hour rain delay in the middle of the round to shoot a team score of 311 for a two-day score of 628, taking a one-stroke lead […]
CHAUTAUQUA, NEW YORK — The M State golf team currently sits three strokes off the lead after one day at the NJCAA Div. III National Tournament Tuesday. The Spartans currently sit in third on the leader board after shooting a 317 team score. Sandhills CC (314) leads the way followed closely by Georgia Military College […]
For the eighth consecutive year, the Spartans of M State Community and Technical College will be competing in the NJCAA Division III national golf tournament, scheduled for June 4-7 in Chautauqua, New York. Playing for the perennial national contender will be returning All-American Hunter Moen, a sophomore from West Fargo. Also returning to the national […]
WAITE PARK — The M State Fergus Falls Spartans softball team competed in the Region XIII tournament Thursday in Waite Park and were eliminated after two losses. The Spartans lost Game 1 11-3 to Anoka-Ramsey and dropped the elimination game 7-5 to Ridgewater College. The Spartans finished the season with a record of 16 wins […]
ST. CLOUD — The M State baseball team saw its season come to an end Friday, May 17 as it dropped two games in the Region XIII Tournament. After defeating Hibbing Community College (8-2) and Rochester Community and Technical College (8-4), the Spartans took on Century College. The Spartans struggled in the field committing four […]
The M State baseball team recorded four wins over the weekend as they swept the Northland Pioneers in a pair of doubleheaders. On the road Friday, the Spartans picked up 9-2 and 11-4 victories. In Game 1, the Spartans jumped on the Pioneers with a four-run first inning. Northland could not get their footing as […]
Cory Miller has been named the new head football coach for the Minnesota State Community and Technical College Spartans. Miller has more than 10 years of coaching experience and was most recently the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Dakota State University in Madison, S.D. Prior to his four-year coaching stint at DSU, Miller […]
The M State Fergus Falls Spartans softball team lost game one to Rochester Community and Technical College 8-2, but scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh for an exciting walk-off 13-12 win. The win puts the Spartans in the Region XIII tournament as the No. 3 seed. They will play Thursday. The site and […]
The M State Fergus Falls Spartans softball team braved the rain and the cold Wednesday and earned a split on their home field against the Golden Rams from Anoka Ramsey Technical and Community College located in Coon Rapids. The Spartans won the opener 14-6 and dropped Game 2 12-5. The Golden Rams were sitting on […]
Sydney Hovland of Underwood and Matt Pietsch of Fargo have been named Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s Student Athletes of the Year for their excellence in the classroom and athletics. Hovland and Pietsch, both second-year students on M State’s Fergus Falls campus, were honored during M State’s 46th annual All Sports Banquet at the […]
The M State Spartan softball team continued their winning ways with a home sweep of the Ridgewater College Warriors Tuesday. The Spartans had dropped a doubleheader to the Warriors a couple weeks back. The doubleheader sweep was significant in that it pushes the Spartans to a tie for third place with Ridgewater in the Minnesota […]
The M State baseball team had a successful weekend as they went 3-1 in four games against the Central Lakes College Raiders Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, the Spartans would go on the road and record a split with the hosting Raiders. In Game 1, the two teams traded big innings but the Raiders would […]
The M State softball team began their final home stretch Tuesday as they welcomed in St. Cloud Technical and Community College. The Spartans and Cyclones would leave the diamond with a split. In the opening game, the Spartans held off a late charge to pick up a 5-4 victory. The Cyclones came in ranked No. […]
The M State baseball team got back on track after a rough weekend that saw the Spartans drop four games to rival St. Cloud Technical and Community College as it swept the visiting Ridgewater Warriors in a doubleheader Tuesday. In Game 1, the Spartans would surrender a lone run on the way to an 11-1 […]
The M State softball team finished a flurry of weekend game with a 3-1 record. On Friday, the Spartans split with host Rochester in a doubleheader. In Game 1, the Spartans won 10-7, using a six-run third inning to build a big lead. Anna Carlson and Rylee Lindquist each collected three RBIs, while Ashlee Rimpila […]
The M State baseball team continues to be on a roll as it swept the Anoka-Ramsey Golden Rams Thursday. In Game 1, bookends of runs gave the Spartans a 14-5 win. M State would plate a run in the first inning, six in the second, a run in the third, two in the sixth and […]
COON RAPIDS — The M State softball team split with Anoka-Ramsey Community College Tuesday in an MCAC doubleheader. The Spartans would pick up a win in the first game 5-2, but fall to the Rams in the second game 10-0. Alexa Mortenson would pick up the win for the Spartans on the mound in the […]
The M State baseball picked up a pair of wins Monday afternoon as the Spartans defeated Rainy River Community College in a doubleheader. In Game 1, the Spartans would edge their visitor 5-4. The Spartans would give up a run in the top half of the first inning, but followed with three runs of their […]
The M State baseball team picked up a pair of wins Thursday as the Spartans defeated the visiting Vermilion CC Ironmen. In Game 1, M State overcame an Ironmen three-run first inning to pick up a 13-3 victory. Trailing 3-0 entering the home half of the first, the Spartans climbed out of the early hole […]
By Steve King ROCHESTER — The M State Spartans softball team won three games while losing one in a highly competitive Minnesota College Athletic Conference Crossover Tournament held in Rochester this weekend. On Friday, the Spartans scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat host Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) […]