Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Record Setter
Every point senior Emily Goerdt  (receiving a hug) now scores for the Lady Dutchmen is a new Melrose record. Goerdt surpassed the Lady Dutchmen career mark of 1077 that has stood since Jan (Niehaus) Herke graduated in 1986. That record setting points came in the 71-34 loss to Sauk Centre.   A video of the shot can be seen at
Unbeaten Dutchmen
The Melrose Dutchmen rallied late in the game to top Litchfield 54-50 at Litchfield. The win gives Melrose a 5-0 mark on the year.
North Star Victory
The Prairie Centre North Star Hockey team topped Redwood Valley at Sauk Centre this evening. it wa their first win of the year.
Gymnasts stay above 140.
The Lady Dutchmen gymnasts over came a few injuries to post a 141.625 win at Morris this evening.  Melrose is unbeaten in dual meet competition.
Melrose-Sauk Centre Fusion
The swim team posted another dual meet win topping Alexandria 103-83 at Alexandria. The team capped the evening finishing 1-2 in the 400FSR Race.
Double header
It wil be a double header basketball night at Melrose this Friday. The Lady Dutchmen face Morris at 6 p.m. and the Dutchmen face Morris at about 7:30 p.m.
More on the game can be found in the Dec. 24 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

The Melrose Rosettes competed at Albany today. Find out how they did in Dec. 17 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014


Melrose sports teams had one of their best Fridays in recent memory as report after report of games and matches showed Melrose winning.

The Sauk Centre-Melrose wrestling team, started the evening winning all three matches at the Holdingford triangular. SC-M posted wins of 57-18 over Prairie Valley, 35-33 over Holdingford and 40-32 over Osakis.
The Dutchmen basketball down WCC, and neighor, rival Sauk Centre 67-53 to stay unbeaten on the year. The Lady Dutchmen gymanstics team posted their best mark of the year, 146, in a match with Perham. The Lady Dutchmen basketball team downed Benson 61-42 at Benson.
The Prairie Centre North Stars Hockey team fell 10-1 at Litchfield.
More information on the games appears in the Dec. 17 issue of the Melrose Beacon.
Videos of the gymnasts can be seen at 
 Videos of basketball can be seen at



Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

The Melrose-Sauk Centre  Fusion swim team topped Dassel-Cokato 111-74 this evening at Melrose.  The Fusion had a strong showing in freestyle events. For more information see the Dec. 17 issue of the Melrose Beacon. See the videos of the contests at
Lady Dutchmen Basketball

The Lady Dutchmen fell 49-24 to Eden Valley-Watkins tonight in Melrose. A story on the game will be in the Dec. 17 issue of the Melrose Beacon. C;ips from the game can be seen at

Sauk Centre-Melrose Wrestling
The wrestlers fell 40-35 to Quad City this evening at the Paynesville Triangular. They topped Paynesville 55-22.
See the Dec. 17  issue of the Beacon for the story.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Dutchmen Basketball

The Dutchmen took their third win of the year in as many games defeating Benson 66-53 at Melrose.
More on the game can be found in the Dec. 17  issue of the Melrose Beacon. Melrose next faces Sauk Centre in a key conference match-u Friday at Melrose. Video scenes from the Benson game can be found at
WCC STANDINGS Through Dec. 9.
Boys Basketball Girls Basketball
Team WCC-N Year Team WCC-N Year
Melrose 3-0 3-0 Sauk Centre 2-0 2-1
Sail Centre 2-1 3-2 Minnewaska 1-1 2-1
Montevideo 1-2 2-1 Melrose 1-1 1-1
MA/C-A 1-2 2-2 Montevideo 1-1 1-1
Minnewaska 1-3 1-3 MA/C-A 1-1 1-2
Team WCC-S Year Team WCC-S Year
ACGC 3-0 6-1 Paynesville 1-1 1-1
Paynesville 2-2 3-3 YME 1-1 1-1
Benson 1-2 2-2 ACGC 1-1 1-2
YME 1-2 2-2 BOLD 1-1 1-2
BOLD 0-2 0-2 BOLD 0-2 0-4
Lady Dutchmen Gymnastics
The Lady Dutchmen gymnasts, now at 2-0, defeated New London-Spicer 144.9-127.05.
The team is next in action Dec. 16 at Morris.
Prairie Centre North Stars

The North Stars fell 5-2 to Wadena-Deer Creek. The team next plays Friday at Litchfield. 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Lady Dutchmen Basketball
The Lady Dutchmen rallied more than once to post their first win of the year  48-44 over Montevideo tonight in Melrose. Read about the game in the Dec. 10 issue of the Melrose Beacon. Video clips from the game can be seen at

Dutchmen Basketball
The Melrose Dutchmen moved to 2-0 on the year winning a very physical game at Montevideo . There were more the 40 fouls called between the two  teams. Melrose won 65-54. Read about the game in the Dec. 10 issue of the Melrose Beacon.
Sauk Centre-Melrose Wrestling
SC-M earned on third place finish and had seven finish in the top six in the tournament at Willmar this evening. Read about the game in the Dec. 10 issue of the Melrose Beacon. 

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

The Melrose Rosettes and Melrose Just For Kix Dancer performed at the Melrose Rosetted Winter Show this evening at Melrose.
Read of what the Rosettes coach likes about the upcoming season in the Dec. 10 issue of the Beacon.


The fusion swim team will be starting their season soon. Check out the preview int the Dec. 10 issue of the Beacon. View a video of them at practice below.