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The M State women’s basketball team added two more recruits for the 2020-21 season as Ashby senior Kalista Aamot and  Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg graduate Maddy Rohner have decided to  play basketball for the Spartans. 

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Following the recent recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the NJCAA has made the difficult decision to cancel all upcoming basketball championships as well as spring competition, effective immediately.

Jodi Holleman, who has more than 20 years of experience coaching at the high school and college levels, has been named head coach of the Minnesota State Community and Technical College women’s basketball team.

The M State men’s basketball team could not sneak past No. 3 ranked St. Cloud Technical College Cyclones Wednesday as the Spartans fell 90-78.



COON RAPIDS — The M State men’s basketball team made over 57% of its shots in Wednesday’s road game against Anoka-Ramsey, but the Golden Rams would do just enough to hold off the Spartans for a 99-89 victory.

The M State men’s basketball team kicked off its MCAC Southern Division schedule at home against Anoka-Ramsey Community College Wednesday. The visiting Golden Rams would run away with the game in the second half as they defeated the Spartans 84-64.

The 32nd annual Spartan Basketball Buddies camp will be held over Monday, Jan. 6 and Monday, Jan. 13 at M State in Fergus Falls and is open to boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade.  The sessions will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on.

The M State men’s basketball team place fiver players in double digits Thursday as the Spartans defeated the Concordia JV 81-68.

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 […]