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BY DAVE PEDERSEN If Delano defeated Litchfield Tuesday after this issue went to press, the tennis team will have won an amazing eighth straight Wright County Conference championship. That also means that coach Kim Finn has not lost a league match since 2005. It appeared the streak could end this year after the Tigers graduated […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Both Rockford and Delano cruised to victory at different cross country invitational races last week. Delano won the boys division at the 10-team Waconia invite and Rockford topped the field on the boys side of the five-team Eden Valley-Watkins/Kimball invite. It was the fourth straight invitational victory for the Tiger boys after […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano played keep away during the 27-7 football victory over Waconia Friday for Homecoming. “We ran a lot of plays,” observed coach Merrill Pavlovich about the 63 snaps on the night that produced 391 total yards of offense. One negative stat was the six or seven holding penalties. Since many were overcome, […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The Rocket volleyball team posted its first Central Minnesota Conference victory in several years when defeating Kimball three games to two. “It was a huge game for us as a confidence booster to prove to ourselves that we have what it takes to win conference matches,” said coach Jennifer Stoa. “We were […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Some adjustments were made after Delano’s boys soccer team allowed five goals total in losses against Waconia and Chaska. Prior, the Tigers had allowed one goal total in three victories. The result of some coaching alterations was back to back 1-0 shutout victories against Mound-Westonka and Hutchinson last week as the Tigers […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano finished a close second to Osseo in the title match at the Farmington Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday. It was the school’s highest placing ever at the event. After splitting two close matches, Osseo won the tie-breaker 15-7. The Tigers also defeated New Prague 2-0, Winona 2-1 and Brainerd 2-0. Against Winona, […]

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by Dave Pedersen After losing the first two matches of the season, the Delano tennis team has won six straight matches, four last week alone. The Tigers defeated Andover 5-2, SPA 6-1, Glencoe-Silver Lake 6-1 and Eden Prairie 4-3. Against Andover, Delano won all three doubles matches and two at singles. Katie Schleif won at […]

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by Dave Pedersen Delano had fewer offensive options once starting quarterback Toby Hanson left the football game against Annandale Friday with a hip injury at the six minute mark. Backup quarterback Brady Miller was not equipped with as many plays to call as Hanson, a two-year starter at the position. However, the junior had one […]

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