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Noah Elton tags out Houston runner Micah Johnson at third base. Johnson was the only Hurricane to manage a base hit against Spring Grove pitcher Alex Folz. Photo by S. Lee Epps
Noah Elton tags out Houston runner Micah Johnson at third base. Johnson was the only Hurricane to manage a base hit against Spring Grove pitcher Alex Folz. Photo by S. Lee Epps
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 11:40 AM
The Spring Grove Lions (5-8) jumped out to an early lead and got a one-hitter from Alex Folz on its way to an 8-1 win over Houston on Thursday. May 12. 

  • Shooters a solid second as season winds down
    The Spring Grove trap shooters had their second best team score of the season (470.5 points) but still slipped 46 points further behind league-leading Southland. The Rebels also had their second best week (516.5) and lead the second-place Lions by 175.5 points with only one week remaining. In the seven-team race, SG holds a commanding 211-point lead over third place Red Lake County Central.

  • C/SG girls fifth in final tune-up, sub-section track this week

    In the final tune-up meet before the Sub-Section on May 26, the Caledonia/Spring Grove track teams hit the road to take part in the Dover-Eyota Meet on Thursday, May 19. Mariah Schroeder had another record-breaking day as the Warrior girls wound up finishing in fifth place, and the boys took eighth place in the eight-team meet.  Host Dover-Eyota took the girls’ team title, and Zumbrota-Mazeppa took the boys team title.

  • Folz tosses one-hitter against Hurricanes
    The Spring Grove Lions (5-8) jumped out to an early lead and got a one-hitter from Alex Folz on its way to an 8-1 win over Houston on Thursday. May 12. 

  • Schroeder breaks record, anchors photo finish in relay victory
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove girls finished in seventh place, and the boys finished 10th at the Three Rivers Conference track meet on Saturday, May 14 at Chatfield. Plainview-Elgin-Millville swept the team titles for the fifth straight year. Either Plainview or P-E-M has won the boys’ championship for 13 straight years.

  • C/SG girls collect three close contests
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove softball team (9-8, 9-5 TRC) went 3-0 in a busy week in spite of cooler and wetter weather. They played a makeup game against GMLOK on Monday, May 9 and won despite being outhit. On Tuesday, they defeated Lewiston-Altura with some extra base hits at the plate before beating Fillmore Central/Lanesboro on Thursday in a third tight game. 

  • Lions' turn to respond to Southland shooters
    The Southland High School trapshooters did not take kindly to being overtaken by upstart Spring Grove at the top of the Conference 1A-5 standings. The Rebels, who had advanced to state last spring, led the Lions by 45 points after week one this year, but Spring Grove edged ahead by two and half points after the second week of firing.

  • Schroeder breaks 200M record; Jaster, Holty top throwers at La Crescent
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove girls 200-meter record fell last week among strong performances at two track meets. The C/SG track teams took part in the Rushford-Peterson/Houston Booster Club Invitational on Tuesday at the Ben Niggle Sports Complex in Rushford on Tuesday, May 3 before competing at La Crescent on Friday.  

  • Trap shooters overtake Rebels, lead conference

    The Spring Grove High School trapshooting team moved from second place into the top spot of Conference 1A-5. The Lions outscored previous league leader Southland, 507 to 459.5 in week 2 and now lead the Rebels 965 to 962.5 atop the conference standings.

  • Despite setbacks, Caledonia/Spring Grove girls hang onto second place
      The Caledonia/Spring Grove softball team had a busy week with four games on the schedule.  They would be only win one of the four as the bats were a little quiet and missed out on some opportunities to drive in runs. However, The Warriors (6-8, 6-7 TRC) remained in second place in the TRC East,.


  • Lion baseball boys snap losing slide with two home wins

    The Spring Grove Lions baseball team (4-8) had a busy week with four games on tap, including a doubleheader at Lyle-Pacelli in Austin. The Lions would split the week, winning the first two at home against Coulee Region Christian on Tuesday, May 3 and Glenville-Emmons on Thursday before dropping the Friday doubleheader.

  • Standahl walks off green with hole in one
    Shelby Standahl completed her day at the golf course with a hole-in-one, followed by a high five from Grove Spring coach Al Lochner.

  • Exceptional start for Brainard, Spring Grove shooters at Sportsman’s
    The Spring Grove High School clay target team opened the season with a strong enough start to land in second place in its seven-team conference. 

  • Barthel, McCabe, Patterson dominate sprints
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove track teams were in La Crescent on Friday, April 29 for a seven-team meet. Other teams included Rushford-Peterson/Houston, La Crescent, La Crosse Logan, Lanesboro/Fillmore Central/Mabel-Canton, Riverdale, and Lake City. Team scores were not kept at this meet.

  • Softball girls rip Rebels, hold off Saints
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove softball team won two conference contests and had one weather postponement last week. The girls traveled to the Rose Creek softball field on Tuesday, April 26 to take on Southland and belted two home runs as they won the game 15-3. The Warriors were back on the road on Friday, edging St. Charles 9-7

  • State-ranked Saints sink Lions, 7-2
    The Spring Grove baseball team faced a tough test on Tuesday against the seventh-ranked Class AA baseball team in the state. The Lions hosted St. Charles in a home game and took a 7-2 loss, which wrapped up a particularly tough stretch of games for the young Lions. 

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