Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

LADY DUTCHMEN SOCCER
The Lady Dutchmen Soccer Club hosts Minnewaska today.
LADY DUTCHMEN TENNIS
Minnewaska topped Melrose 6-1 this afternoon
LADY DUTCHMEN VOLLEYBALL
Melrose defeated BOLD 3-0. Scenes from the game can be seen at  http://youtu.be/bDUxGwzrojI

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014


MELROSE CROSS COUNTRY
The Melrose Cross Country boys team took second place in a four-team meet at Melrose this afternoon.
Melrose had four runners place in the top 10 of the boys' race (above) and two girls in the top 10 of the girls race. You can view scenes of the race finishes at http://youtu.be/QhM-BVGWRQo

LADY DUTCHMEN TENNIS
Becky Klaphake (photo above) won in two sets as the Lady Dutchmen won 7-0 over Morris at Melrose today.
LADY DUTCHMEN VOLLEYBALL
Melrose defeated Paynesville 3-0 this evening at Paynesville. The team posted scores of 25-17, 26-25 and 25-16
LADY DUTCHMEN SWIMMING
Melrose topped Minnewaska/Morris 103-73 at Minnewaska 11 first in the contest.
Read more of the contests in the Sept. 24 issue of the Beacon.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

DUTCHMEN, LADY DUTCHMEN SOCCER
In a co-ed match-up with Chain of Lakes, the Melrose soccer club posted a 6-4 win this afternoon.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

DUTCHMEN FOOTBALL
The Dutchmen football team fell 44-0 to Paynesville this evening.
The game was the first played on the rebuilt Melrose field.  Paynesville scored in every quarter of the game. Melrose did have some good moments as the line at time game protection to quarter back Tyler Braegelmann to pass or created holes for Zach Pierskalla.   Pierskalla (with ball in bottom photo) had over 100 yards rushing.
Read about the game in the Sept. 17 issue of the Beacon.
Video scenes from the game are at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEA8f-8PLNo



Thursday, September 11, 2014

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014


LADY DUTCHMEN VOLLEYBALL
The Lady Dutchmen posted a 3-0 over Minnewaska to remain unbeaten in the West Central Conference-North. Melrose is now 6-0 on the year.
See scenes from the contest and hear players comments at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKe-SDGfwbU&feature=youtu.be
LADY DUTCHMEN TENNIS

Melrose posted 5-2 over LacQui Parle Valley-Dawson Boyd at Melrose this evening. The doubles teams won all their matches.
See scenes from the match at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR5NmwYrZSo
LADY DUTCHMEN SOCCER
Melrose fell 2-1 to Minnewaska in club soccer this afternoon.
Melrose played well and led until late in the second period.
MELROSE CROSS COUNTRY
The Melrose Boys Cross Country team finished 13th out of 21 teams at the Little Crow Cross Country Invite this afternoon. Brian Thielen was the top Melrose finisher at 54th place.
In the girls' race Ashley Herdering finished in 40th place.  Results can be found at http://melrosecrosscountry.weebly.com/
Read more about the games in the Sept. 17 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

LADY DUTCHMEN SWIMMING

Melrose not only took first in almost every event, but it swept the top two spots in a number of them when they defeated Apollo 105-65 this evening at Melrose.Stefanie Rasmussen (photo above) won the 500FS.  Diver Jewell Budde topped 200 points in the diving contest.  The Lady Dutchmen claimed the top two spots in the 200MR, 200 IM, 50FS (1-2 and 3), 100FS, 500FS (1-2-3) and 200FSR. It swam the 100BK as an exhibition but had the three fastest times in that event as well as the 100BT and the 400FSR. Watch scenes of the 200MR and the 50FS at http://youtu.be/tgljMobCL9I.

LADY DUTCHMEN TENNIS
The Melrose match with Benson was postponed because of rain.
LADY DUTCHMEN VOLLEYBALL
Melrose posted a 3-0 over Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City. Melrose has scores of 25-23, 25-22, 25-21 to stay unbeaten.
MELROSE SOCCER
The Melrose soccer club defeated Chain of Lakes 1-0 this afternoon at Melrose. The game was a co-ed game. Melrose scored in the first period, then held on the win. Scenes from the game can be found at http://youtu.be/8S6zjncMNf0 


Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

CROSS COUNTRY
The Dutchmen finished fourth in the meet at Long Prairie this afternoon. The Lady Dutchmen (photo above) ran an incomplete team.
Brian Thielen (left photo) was the top Melrose runner coming in at 19:05.92 to take 12th place.  Melrose earned 114 points in the race. The scores for the top spots were close with Royalton winning at 51 points, Ottertail Central was runner up with 54 points and LP-GE third at 55 points.
You can see the start of the boys race at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdaP07KItII
The girls team ran incomplete, but Ashley Herdering claimed 15th place at 18:25.25. Morris was the team champion.
More information will appear in the Sept. 17 issue of the Melrose Beacon.