Saturday, January 30, 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2015

 Dutchmen Basketball 
The Melrose Dutchmen rallied for a second half comeback to defeat Montevideo 60-56 this evening at Melrose. The Dutchmen who led 2-0 early in the game, did not have until they took a 52-50 lead with about 55 seconds left in the game. Freethrow helped ice the win.  Brady Birch had 16 points, Tyler Braegelmann 15 and Dillon Haider 12. Video of the game can be seen at

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Melrose Lady Dutchmen Basketball
The Lady Dutchmen fell 53-46 to BOLD last night at Melrose. Cassie Klaphake led Melrose with 22 points.Maci Blommel added 11 more. Video can be seen at


BBE topped SCM 39-21 in a match at Belgrade.  Will Funk posted a win for SCM
Prairie Centre North Stars
The North Stars fell 7-0 to Park Rapids last evening

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

 Fusion Swimming and Diving
The Fusion will be competing in State True Team Meet Saturday afternoon. The team finished as as runner-up in the recent section meet, and has been invited as a wild card team.
Top 8 finishers included
200 MR Spencer Van Beck, Noah Glasner, Isaac Schreiner, Nick Herdering
200 FS Ben Heller, JakeEnneking
50 FS  and 100 FLY: Kenny Warzecha 
100 Butterfly: Kenny Warzecha 
100 FS Heller, Schreiner 
500 FSJake Enneking Bryce Gruber
200 FSR Noah Glasener, Enneking, Warzecha, Heller
100 Backstroke:  Schreiner Spencer Van Beck 
100 Breaststroke:  Glasner 5 Dylan Fleischhaker
400 Free Relay: Enneking, Warzecha, Schreiner and Heller.
Lady Dutchmen Gymnastics
The Lady Dutchmen Gymnastics finished as runners-up to Detriot Lakes in the State True Team tournamen at Wilmar yesterday.  Five gymnasts count toward the scored and Melrose finished with a 181.125.
SC-M Wrestling
The Sauk Centre-Melrose wrestling teams finished in third place Saturday at the WCC tournament.
SC-M had two champions. Will Funk at 152 and Jordan Winter at 120. Video from the tournament can be seen at

Friday, January 22, 2016

Friday, Jan. 22, 2015

Dutchmen Basketball 
The Dutchmen held on for a 39-33 win this evening in Sauk Centre. Melrose needed some key free throws by Adam Van Beck late in the game to ice the score. Tyler Braegelmann's 12 points led the Dutchmen.  The game was tied at half, and went back and forth in the second period
Read about the game in the Jan. 27 issue of the Beacon.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

SC-M Wrestling: Will Funk (152) and Jimmy Thomas (220) earned runners-up honors as SC-M finished sixth at the Elk River Invitational.
Lady Dutchmen Gymnastics: Melrose finished sixth at the Lakeville Invite.
Melrose Rosettes: The Jazz team finished third and the kick team finished seventh at the Monticello.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2015

Tonights Contests
North Star Hockey
The North Stars fell 6-1 to Wadena-Deer Creek this evening.
Dutchmen Basketballl
The Dutchmen had one of their best outings of the year in a 79-47 win at Morris. Melrose, now 12-1, had four players reach double figures. Dillon Haider-10, Tyler Braegelmann-14, Drake Meyer-19, Colton Meyer-14.
Fusion Swimming
M-SC topped Montevideo 103-72. Touching the wall first in their races were: Noah Glasener, 100 breaststroke, Ben Heller, 100FS, Isaac Schreiner, 100FLY, Jake Enneking, 200 and 500FS, Kenny Warzecha, 200IM and Matthew Viere in diving.
Read about the games in the Jan. 20 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Jan. 6, 2015

A video of the jazz routine can be seen at