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Lions Field to host 2024 CRVL/NSL All-Star Game

PLATO – For the second year in a row, the Crow River Valley and North Star League will face off against each other in an All-Star Game. Last year the game was hosted by the Delano Athletics and drew more than 1,000 fans. This year, the game will be hosted by the CRVL. At the most recent league meeting, the […]


McCabe and Czinano wrap up impressive careers at Class AA State Meet

ST. MICHAEL – The impressive careers of two Watertown-Mayer girls track and field athletes came to a close on the state’s biggest stage. Both Maggie McCabe and Mallory Czinano put the final touches on stellar careers for the Royals competing at the Class AA state meet.Both McCabe and Czinano qualified for the state meet in a pair of events. McCabe […]

W-M’s Schmidt feels right at home in state meet debut

ST. MICHAEL – Making his first state tournament appearance, Watertown-Mayer’s Micah Schmidt felt right at home. The sophomore held his own competing against the state’s best by fishing in eighth place in the Class AA triple jump with a best jump of 43 feet, 11.5 inches.“I thought it was really fun and the atmosphere was amazing,” Schmidt said. “I am […]

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Watertown issues statement with convincing win over Delano


WATERTOWN – Last season the Watertown Red Devils were left on the outside looking in after missing the state tournament. They weren’t playing their best at the right time and it all started following a tough loss to the Delano A’s late in the regular season. Flash forward to 2024 and the Red Devils look to be on a mission. […]

Steen tosses no-hitter as Mayer Lutheran keeps season alive

MAYER – For the third time this season, two rivals squared off in an attempt to keep their season alive. Mayer Lutheran and Lester Prairie battled it out once again and it was the Crusaders who ran away with things behind some clutch hitting and dominant pitching in a 10-0 win in five innings May 30. Scoreless through two, Mayer […]

HLWW/ML’s Melgaard, W-M’s Ragner qualify for Class AA State Tournament

BECKER – After a long and grueling regular season, both the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted and Watertown-Mayer boys golf found success at the Section 5AA Tournament. Playing at Pebble Creek Golf Course, both the Lakers and Royals were able to have one golfer advance to the Class AA State Tournament. For HLWW/ML, Larson Melgaard earned his first state tournament appearance with an […]

Royals advance two to second round of Section 5AA Tournament

BECKER – It was a stellar season as a whole for the Watertown-Mayer girls golf team. Competing in a tough Wright County Conference West and Section 5AA, the Royals held their own all season long. The impressive run by W-M came to a close this past week at the Section 5AA Meet. Playing at Pebble Creek Golf Course, the Royals […]

Royals open Section 6AA Meet with some impressive performances

ROCKFORD – The first of two days for the Watertown-Mayer track and field teams at the Section 6AA meet was an impressive one. Competing at Rockford High School, the Royals combined for 27 personal bests on the day to go along with a handful of athletes securing state meet appearances and moving on to day two of the meet. W-M […]

Crusaders open Section 4A play with win over New Life Academy

NEW GERMANY – In their first postseason game of the season, the Mayer Lutheran softball team jumped out to a big lead early on and held on late to keep their season rolling with an 8-6 win over New Life Academy May 22. Scoreless through one, Mayer Lutheran grabbed the lead with a big second inning. A walk and a […]

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