Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016


Dutchmen Soccer
Melrose soccer is busy this week with four games. Jose Hurtado (above) and other Dutchmen worked the ball around St. John’s defenders on Monday to win 3-2 in overtime. They fell 3-1 to Little Falls on Tuesday.
Melrose Cross Country
The Dutchmen finished fifth and Lady Dutchment seventh in the Paynesville Invite on Tuesday. Nathan Budde finished sixth for the boys, Ashley Herdering was 18th for the girls.Lady Dutchmen Swimming
Melrose dominated it is match with Holdingford posting a 103-72 win. It swam the final three events as exhibitions. Outside those races the only first Melrose did not have was in the 100FLY.
Lady Dutchmen Soccer
Melrose suffered two losses early this week falling 3-0 to St. John’s and 6-1 to Little Falls.
Lady Dutchmen Tennis
Minnewaska topped Melrose 5-2 yesterday in a road game. The Lady Dutchmen won at number one and two doubles.
Lady Dutchmen Volleyball
Morris downed Melrose in three games a Melrose. Scores were 25-15, 25-14, 25-19.
Coming up
Thursday, Sept. 29
Boys Soccer hosts Becker
Girls Soccer at Becker
Tennis at Osakis
Volleyball at Minnewaska
Friday, Sept. 30
Football hosts Maple Lake (Homecoming game)
Saturday, Oct. 1
Tennis in conference championships at Montevideo.
Boys Soccer hosts Minnewaska.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016


 
Lady Dutchmen Tennis
The Lady Dutchmen posted a 4-3 win over Sauk Centre at Sauk Centre yesterday afternoon.  The Melrose doubles teams again swept their contests. Melrose also won at number two doubles.
Melrose Soccer
The Dutchmen fell 4-3 to Minnewaska this afternoon at Glenwood. It was an all-around rough day for the soccer teams as the girls fell 8-1 to Zimmermann in a game at Melrose.
Lady Dutchmen Volleyball
The Lady Dutchmen had a 3-1 win over Benson last night at Melrose. Abby Hinnenkamp had a good all-around game with 20 kills, two aces, and 19 digs.
Read about the contests in the Sept. 28 issue of the Melrose Beacon.
Coming up
Friday, Sept. 23
Football 7 p.m. Melrose at Rockford
Volleyball 4 p.m. at Southwest Christian Tournament.
Saturday, Sept. 24
Cross Country at Milaca
Volleyball 4 p.m. at Southwest Christian Tournament.
Monday, Sept. 26
Boys Soccer hosts  4 p.m. St. John’s
Girls Soccer at 5 p.m. St. John’s Prep
Tennis vs Montevideo 5:30 p.m at Willmar

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016



Melrose Cross Country
The Melrose Cross Country team both claimed first place today at the Melrose Invite.  The girls lead by Ashley Herdering (top photo, right) leading the pack, scored 38 points and placed seven runners in the top 20. The team’s average time was 23:13 on the 5K course. Kate O’Brien of Sauk Centre (second from left) finished first in the girls’ race. Nathan Budde (bottom photograph #910) led Melrose to a first place finish in the boys’ division. He also claimed first as an individual. The team had six runners in the top 15 and seven in the 1op 25. The average time of the team was 18:43.2 Melrose earned 38 points to take the meet.
 Lady Dutchmen Volleyball
Melrose’s Lexi Friedrichs (4) Madison Dufner (15) and Makiya Luetmer (14) prepared to make the play as Abby Hinnenkamp kept the ball in the air in Melrose’s 3-0 over ACGC.  The Lady Dutchmen won 25-14, 25-12 and 25-12.
Lady Dutchmen Tennis
The Lady Dutchmen tennis team came back from Long Prairie with a 5-2 win.  Hanna Wiechmann and Julia Welle earned a three set win at number three doubles. All three sets were 6-4. Kayla Schleper, number four singles, and  the number two doubles team of Christine Rolfzen and Haiden Rausch both lot only one game in  their two set victories.

Lady Dutchmen Swimming
Melrose downed ROCORI 110-71 this evening at Cold Spring. The Lady Dutchmen took first in all events except the 100 Breaststroke and the 400 freestyle relay, which the counted as exhibitions.  The 200 individual medley and 200 freestyle relay squad claimed the top three spots.
Melrose Soccer
Both the Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen were shutout by Cathedral this afternoon. The boys fell 2-0 and the girls fell 5-0. Esmerelda Raya had 15 saves for the Lady Dutchmen.
Coming up
Thursday, Sept. 22
4 p.m. Boys Soccer at Minnewaska
4:30 p.m. Tennis at Sauk Centre
5:30 p.m. Girls Soccer hosts Zimmerman
6 p.m. Volleyball hosts Benson



Saturday, September 17, 2016

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016


Lady Dutchmen Soccer
The Lady Dutchmen (top photo) enjoyed either victory treat, or an energy shot from Chocolate Smore’ cookies. The cookies ,brought by Courtney Koepke, were said to be the secret energy food for Lady Dutchmen as they posted two win in Melrose Invitational. They might have been. Melrose defeated Crookston 4-3, rallying for two second-half goals. Courtney Koepke scored all four the Lady Dutchmen goals. In the second game Koepke scored the Lady Dutchmen’s only goal in a 1-0 victory over Walker.  Goalkeeper Wendy Smith earned the shutout. More information on the games appears in the Sept. 21 issue of the Beacon. Scenes from the soccer match can be seen at https://youtu.be/2WXw_FOxuhI

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, Sept.16, 2015

Read about the Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen in the Melrose Beacon
Melrose Dutchmen Football
Dutchman quarterback Reegan Nelson (61)  took the snap from center Will Stone (61) during the game. In the backfield is Bryce Stalboerger (27).
Pierz downed Melrose 46-6 at Melrose this evening. Pierz dominate every aspect of the game holding Melrose to 49 yards rushing and 95 yards passing.   The Pioneers took a 19-0 first quarter lead and never looked back.  Melrose’s only score came on a third quarter pass from Reegan Nelson to Brady Birch. The Dutchmen next face Rockford next Friday night.
Lady Dutchmen Tennis
Melrose’s match with Montevideo, which was moved to today because of rain yesterday, has been suspended to be completed at a later date.
Lady Dutchmen Volleyball
The Lady Dutchmen Volleyball team fell 3-1 to Montevideo yesterday at Montevideo. Game scores were 25-27, 19-25, 25-23, 12-25.  Abby Hinnenkamp had 13 kills in the game. Taryn Van Heel had 30 digs.

A rainbow appeared over the Dutchmen field prior to the football game.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, Sept. 16, 2016

Read about the Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen the Melrose Beacon
Thursday, Sept. 16
Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen Cross Country

The Melrose Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen Cross Country Meet for today at New London has been cancelled. 
Lady Dutchmen Tennis
The Melrose Lady Dutchmen tennis match with Montevideo set for today has been postponed. The make up date has not yet been announced.
 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Tuesday, Sept.13, 2016


Read about the Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen the Melrose Beacon
Thursday, Sept. 16
Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen Cross Country
The Melrose Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen Cross Country meet at New London-Spicer has been cancelled.
Tuesday, Sept. 13
It was busy night for Melrose Sports fans Tuesday, Sept. 13. Five of the six fall sports team took to the field and finished with three wins, one tie and a one loss.
Lady Dutchmen Volleyball
 Attacks by Delany Anderson (10), Mckena Schmiesing (11) and Mia Meyer (71) were key factors in the Lady Dutchmen 3-0 2 win over BOLD on Tuesday. While the first game was close (29-27) Melrose dominated the remaining games. A video of the set winning point from the first game can be seen at https://youtu.be/nkizebJrpBs
Lady Dutchmen Tennis
 Becky Klaphake (above) had a two set win in the 6-1 Melrose victory over Yellow Medicine East. Two set wins for common for the Lady Dutchmen. The one loss was  three set match, decided by a tiebreakers in the third set. Madison Worms, number two singles, did not allow a point. The number three doubles unit of Camryn Brinkman/Julia Welle surrendered only one game.










Lady Dutchmen Soccer
Molly Kraemer pushed the ball down field as Melrose scored four goals against Becker.  It was not enough as Becker won 13-4 at Melrose.
Lady Dutchmen Swimming
The swim team had strong performances in swimming and diving as it defeated Minnewaska 108-74 at Minnewaska.  The team had good time in all events. Mady Brinkman scored a 170 in diving.
Dutchmen Soccer
The Dutchmen tied 1-1 with Becker in a contest at Becker. Overtime was played.

Thursday’s Contest
Boys Soccer hosts St. John’s Prep
Cross Country boys and girls at New London-Spicer
Girls Soccer at St. John’s Prep
Tennis Montevideo at Melrose
Volleyball at Montevideo