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A committee of Stephen-Argyle tacklers bring down Spring Grove junior Noah Elton after one of his six receptions (126 yards) in the state semi-final. Photo by Jon Speltz
A committee of Stephen-Argyle tacklers bring down Spring Grove junior Noah Elton after one of his six receptions (126 yards) in the state semi-final. Photo by Jon Speltz
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:08 PM
Either Spring Grove (13-0) or Nevis (11-1) will take home its first state football championship trophy after their 10 a.m. Prep Bowl clash this Friday, Nov. 24, in Minneapolis at U.S. Bank Stadium.

  • Lions, Tigers tangle for state title Friday morning
    Either Spring Grove (13-0) or Nevis (11-1) will take home its first state football championship trophy after their 10 a.m. Prep Bowl clash this Friday, Nov. 24, in Minneapolis at U.S. Bank Stadium.

  • Defense stops the Storm as SG one win away from state championship
    For the first time ever, the Spring Grove football team will play for a state 9-Man championship after a 27-7 state semifinal win over Stephen-Argyle Central last Thursday at U.S. Bank Stadium in the Twin Cities. The Lions are 13-0 with one game left in the season, while S-A finished at 11-2.

  • Bohr again voted top award as Lions honor four teammates
    Lauryn Bohr received the top award for the second straight season as the Spring Grove volleyball team handed out team awards after another successful season under head coach Kelsey Morken.

  • Girls start basketball season Tuesday
    The Spring Grove girls open the 2017-18 basketball season with three home games followed by a trio of road contests. The lid-lifter is this coming Tuesday, Nov. 28, with SG hosting Schaeffer Academy. There will be no B-team game, but a 6 p.m. junior high contest will precede the 7:15 p.m. varsity tipoff.

  • SG faces Stephen-Argyle in state semi-final Thursday morning
    Spring Grove, enjoying its third trip to the state football tournament, lines up for the first time against Section 8 champion Stephen-Argyle Central in a state semi-final at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

  • State tourney starts with convincing victory over Verndale
    The No. 1-ranked Spring Grove Lions (12-0) advanced to the semifinal round of the state 9-Man football playoffs after a quarterfinal round win over No. 3-ranked Verndale (11-1) on a snowy Friday night in Buffalo by a score of 34-6. The Lions advance to play in the state semifinals in the home of the Vikings. They’ll face Stephen Argyle Central (10-1) on Thursday morning, Nov. 16, with kickoff at 11:30 a.m. in U.S. Bank Stadium.

  • Bohr voted Player of the Year in volleyball
    Lauryn Bohr made history this year as she was the first Lion in history selected as the Southeast Conference Player of the Year in volleyball after a vote of conference coaches.

  • Another rally, one-point win sends Lions to state
    SG comes back from two-TD deficit in fourth quarter
  • Ellingson honored at Luther
    Nicki Ellingson, a senior on the Luther College volleyball team, has been named to the 2017 Iowa Conference Fall Sports All-Academic Team. This is the second time she has been so honored.

  • Lions to face Verndale in undefeated showdown
    Spring Grove returns to the state 9-man football tournament for the third time, having reached the semi-finals in 2003 and falling in the 2011 quarterfinals.

  • Lions face Clippers in section football finals Friday
    After defeating defending state champion Grand Meadow in the semi-finals, state-ranked No. 1 Spring Grove faces the defending state runner-up and current state-ranked No. 4 Cleveland/Immanuel Lutheran in the Section One championship game on Friday, Nov. 3 at RCTC at 5 p.m.

  • Anderson, Urell lead Lions to another championship
    After five weeks of competition, the Spring Grove Lions trap shooters finished in first place in the Class A - Conference 4 standings with a season-total of 2,135 points, 310.5 points ahead of second-place Medford (1,824.5). Champlin Park, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, and Comfrey round out the team standings. Spring Grove was also a conference champion last spring.

  • Spring Grove eliminates Superlarks in section semi-final
    The Spring Grove Lions, ranked at No. 1 in the state 9-Man poll, advanced to the section championship game for the seventh straight season, thanks to a 40-17 win over Grand Meadow on Saturday night, Oct. 28. The Lions remained perfect on the season (10-0). while the Superlarks' season came to an end (7-3, two losses to Spring Grove).

  • Historic net season ends in sub-section semi-finals
    The Spring Grove volleyball team split its two playoff matches last week, beating visiting Wabasha Kellogg 3-1 (10-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-22) on Thursday, Oct. 26, in the quarterfinal round of the East Sub-section 1A tournament.

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