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Wolverines look to solidify standing

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey basketball fans will have to hit the road to see one of the season’s toughest tests for the local teams. Tuesday, MLAC will head to Edgerton to face Southwest Minnesota Christian in a girl/boy doubleheader that could help solidify the Wolverines’ position in the Red Rock Conference standings. Both SWC’s girls and boys have spent time ranked in the top 10 in the Class A poll this season.

For more on this story, see the January 16, 2019 Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Two champs lead Cobras to fourth

Windom-Mt. Lake had two champions and nine place-winners Saturday on its way to a fourth-place team finish at the Big South Conference Tournament, held at Windom. The Cobras finished with 133 team points. Fairmont-Martin County West won the team title with 229 points.

For more on this story, see the January 16, 2019 Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Second half surge puts MLAC alone in first

With first place in the Red Rock Conference standings hanging in the balance, the Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey boys basketball team played one of its most complete halves of basketball of the season Monday in Hills. After holding a slim four-point halftime advantage, the Wolverines blew the game open in the second half, outscoring Hills-Beaver Creek 45-34 to claim an 89-74 victory.

For more on this story, see the January 16, 2019 Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Wolverines share wealth, top Edgerton

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey dominated the first half, distributed the ball well and had 13 players find the scoring column Friday night in a 78-38 victory over Edgerton at Mt. Lake.

For more on this story, see the January 16, 2019 Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Quick start lifts Tigers past Eagle girls

Marshall got on the scoreboard just 13 seconds into the game and never looked back Monday night, rolling to a 6-1 win over the Windom Area girls hockey team at the Windom Arena.

For more on this story, see the January 16, 2019 Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Tigers rally past Eagle boys hockey team Monday

The Windom Area boys hockey team seemed primed to turn the tables against Big South Conference leader Marshall Monday at the Windom Arena. After the Tigers defeated the Eagles 6-2 earlier in the season, the Eagles got the jump on the Tigers Monday, scoring the game’s first goal. But Marshall’s top line sparked a rally of four unanswered goals as the Tigers claimed a 4-1 victory.

For more on this story, see the January 16, 2019 Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.