Wednesday, March 26, 2014

March 26, 2014 softball


The Melrose Lady Dutchmen have an experienced group of players returning to the team this year and are looking forward to a good season. Kaitlin Harren (left photograph) is one of  eight seniors and a talented corps of younger players the team is current preparing of its 2014 season.

For more information read the April 9 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Video. Emily Revermann practices pitching

2014 Softball
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 Away vs. Paynesville
Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 host B.O.L.D.
Monday, Apr 7, 2014 host Osakis
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 Away vs. Benson
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 Away vs. Wadena-Deer Creek.
Friday, Apr 11, 2014 host Albany
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 host Yellow Medicine East
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 host Holdingford
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 host Morris Area
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 host Montevideo
Friday, Apr 25, 2014 host Minnewaska Area
Monday, Apr 28, 2014 Away vs. Staples Motley
Thursday, May 1, 2014 Away vs. Sauk Centre
Friday, May 2, 2014 Away vs. Morris Area
Monday, May 5, 2014 Away vs. Montevideo
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Away vs. Kimball Area
Thursday, May 8, 2014 Away vs. Minnewaska Area
Friday, May 9, 2014 Away vs. ACGC
Monday, May 12, 2014 host LPGE High School
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 host Sauk Centre
Friday, May 16, 2014 at High Seed
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Subsection TBD
Thursday, May 22, 2014 Section TBD
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Section Waite Park Fields, Waite Park
Thursday, May 29, 2014 Section Waite Park Fields, Waite Park
June 5-6 State Caswell Park, North Mankato 

Monday, March 24, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014-Boys basketball

Seth Noll named WCC-N MVP
Seth Noll, senior point guard of the Melrose Dutchmen, was recently named the MVP of the West Central Conference-North for 2013-14.
The 5-9 guard was the player most team focused on stopping - an very few did. With the speed to to the basket and the accuracy to regularily hit three-point shots, he more the once led Melrose to scoring and to the WCC-North crown.
All totalled Melrose had 19 people named as either conference or honorable mention to conference teams from the winter sports season.
More information can be found in April 2 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Friday, March 21, 2014-track

The Melrose Dutchmen and Lady Dutchmen track teams have started practice. the team will have an indoor meet Thursday, April 27 at St. Thomas.
The team has good numbers out and has some competitors returning who represented Melrose at the Section meet last year.

In the video below Cally Roering and Caihley Heinen recently worked on a starting drill.  

2014 Track Schedule
Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at Staples Motley
(Rescheduled from 04-03-14)
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at Melrose
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at Sauk Centre
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at Away vs. Albany
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at Paynesville
Monday, Apr 28, 2014 at Melrose
Thursday, May 1, 2014at  New London Spicer
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Melrose
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Paynesville (WCC meet)
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Foley (sub-section)
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at SJU (section)
June 6-7 at Hamline University, St. Paul (state)

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Saturday,March 8, 2014-Girls Basketball


Melrose fell 65-32 to Staples-Motley in the Section 6AA Semi-Finals. Staples-Motley took control of the game from the start. It's offense dropped in 10 three pointers and the defense prevent Melrose from getting many good shots. Melrose finished they year with a 13-13 record.
The videos below are of shots by Emily Goerdt and Gabi Sawyer.
The photographs are  First row, Justine Revermann and Emily Goerdt. Second Row Justine Revermann and Gabi Sawyer.
Third row: Emily Tschida and Taryn Van Heel. Bottom Taryn Van Heel.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Friday, March, 7, 2014-Boys Basketball


Melrose (19-0) fell 70-59 to New London-Spicer (19-10) at St. Cloud State in the Section 6AA championship. NLS advances to the State Class AA playoffs.  Melrose trailed by over 20 points at time.  Three point shooting by Seth Noll  (video above) and a stronger defensive effort  (Cesar Cervantes steal  below) helped Melrose cut the deficit to five points before the game ended. 
For more information see the March 12 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014-Goerdt's 1000

Emily Goerdt scored her 1000th point as Melrose defeated Holdingford this evening in the Section 6AA-North Sub-Section quarter finals.  Goerdt a junior, had asked before the game that the game not be stopped to mark the occasion.
She was awarded a ball after the game was over. On  the video she talks how she knew about the milestone and why she had asked for no ceremony.

Holdingford's Joelle Ertl (with ball) and Melrose's
Emily Goerdt (back) have both crossed the 1000
point mark.  Ertl, a senior, passed the mark last year
at a game in Melrose. Goerdt, a junior, passed it this
year in Holdingford.
Emily Goerdt has been a regular on the Melrose team
since for a number of years. The junior forward leads
Melrose in scoring this year

Emily Goerdt fell while dribbling the ball during the game. 
She prevented the ball from getting away from her
Picked it up and was able to 
Toss it to a teammate without traveling.

Thursday, March 6, 2014-Girls Basketball


The Lady Dutchmen (13-12) defeated Holdingford (20-6) 43-41 in overtime time to open the playoffs. 
While Emily Goerdt led Melrose in scoring, it was a field goal by Emily Tschida (right photo and video above) that provided the game winning points.
Emily Goerdt (left photo) scored her 1000th point in the game.
Melrose next takes place Staples-Motely at 4:30 p.m. at St. John's  University.
For more on the game read the March 12 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Check out the Videos below to hear comments on close games between Melrose and Holdingford