Sports

Sun
30
Oct

Melrose Swimming and Diving


Melrose head coach Nathan Meyer placed a first place medal on Savana Bitz as well as Taylor Poepping, Stef Rasmussen and McKenna Von Wahlde of the 200FSR team.

With eight conference champions the Lady Dutchmen won the 2016 West Central Conference (WCC)  title Saturday in St. Cloud. This is the 11th consecutive year the Lady Dutchmen have won the title.  The team also had a number of  runner-up finishes.  Makayla Von Wahlde set the WCC 100 backstroke record and Melrose won all three relays.

Fri
28
Oct

Melrose Cross Country, Volleyball


Blocks by Makena Schmiesing (11) and other Lady Dutchmen enabled Melrose upset Holdingford in the playoff game on Thursday night.

New London-Nathan Budde of the Melrose Dutchmen cross-country team qualified for the state meet with his finish in the Section 6A meet at New London.

Holdingford-The Lady Dutchmen upset the Holdingford Huskers in the opening round of the 6AA volleyball playoffs Friday night.

The scores of the five-set match were 25-20, 25-23, 16-25, 20-25 and 15-11. 

More information on the match and meet be in the Nov. 2 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Wed
26
Oct

Doubles team finishes fourth

Doubles team finishes fourth...To read the rest of this story, please read the Beacon "E-Edition" updated every Wednesday AM by clicking here.

Wed
26
Oct

Melrose football


Despite good efforts by the Dutchmen defense, NLS was able to gain yardage on most plays.

Melrose fell 35-12 to NL-S the Section 6AAA playoffs. Melrose concludes its season with a 4-5 record. NL-S defense was solid, but Melrose hurt itself with turnovers.   The Dutchmen did have a 12-7 lead at half time on touchdowns by Cody Pundack and Caldin Rieland.   NL-S, however, had the better ground game rushing and scored four second half touchdowns.

Tue
25
Oct

Melrose Volleyball

Melrose Volleyball begins post season play Thursday night at Holdingford. The Lady Dutchmen play in Section 6AA.

Fri
21
Oct

Melrose Football

Melrose Dutchmen football begins post-season play Tuesday night in New London.

Thu
20
Oct

Volleyball team has winning week

Volleyball team has winning week...To read the rest of this story, please read the Beacon "E-Edition" updated every Wednesday AM by clicking here.

Thu
20
Oct

Lady Dutchmen 7th at state meet

Lady Dutchmen 7th at state meet...To read the rest of this story, please read the Beacon "E-Edition" updated every Wednesday AM by clicking here.

Wed
19
Oct

Melrose Football


Reegan Nelson had good blocking as he threw for two touchdowns in the game on Wednesday evening.

The Dutchmen fell 30-22 to Paynesville in their final regular season game Wednesday evening. The 4-4 Dutchmen begin post-season play on Tuesday at site to be announced.

Melrose rallied from a 30-7 deficit with two fourth quarter touchdowns. More information will appear in the Oct. 26 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Wed
19
Oct

Lady Dutchmen swimming


Setting the 400FSR Melrose pool record were (from left) Stef Rasmussen, Taylor Poepping, Mikayla Von Wahlde and Savana Bitz.

In the pool on Tuesday night, the Melrose Lady Dutchmen 400FSR team of Stef Rasmussen, Taylor Poepping, Mikayla Van Wahlde and Savana Bitz made their last race in the Melrose pool their best. The quartet set a pool record at 3:45.05 as the Lady Dutchmen defeated Albany 105-72. Melrose had the fastest time, and occasionally the three fastest times, in every event. The Lady Dutchmen volleyball team returned from Benson win a 3-0 win Tuesday Night. Melrose never allowed more the 15 points in a set winning 25-15, 25-9 and 25-13.

More on the contests appears in the Oct. 26 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

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