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Junior Jake Lynch represented Rush City at the Minnesota state wrestling tournament on Friday at the Xcel Energy Center. In his opening match against Spencer Ogden of Annandale/Maple Lake, Lynch earned an 8-4 lead by halfway through the second period. But unfortunately for the No. 7-ranked wrestler, who had a 9-6 lead with 45 seconds [...]

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The fifth-seeded North Branch boys basketball team traveled to fourth-seeded Chisago Lakes Feb. 28 for the first round of Section 7AAA play. The Vikings upset the Wildcats on their home court in overtime for a 70-68 victory and a chance to advance to the second round of the postseason tournament. Senior Travis Van Elsberg led [...]

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The Tigers traveled to Mora last Tuesday and won 63-58, then hit the road again Friday night at Braham, where they fell 70-32. Rush City earned the fifth seed in Section 7AA and travel to fourth-seeded Aitkin Wednesday, March 5, for the opening round of the postseason at 7 p.m. Esko and Barnum earned the [...]

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The North Branch fourth grade basketball team, coached by Sean Huset, Brian Swanson and Dan Schindler, took first place at at Ladysmith, Wis. tournament. Back row: Tiegan Koeppen, Joe Beslisle, Gabriel Huset, Ben Swanson, Wyatt Peek, Will Bossard. Front row: Brian Bossard, Adam Rehm, Travis Schoeberl, Aidan Dufeck, Zack Anderson. Not pictured: Drew Schindler, Trevor [...]

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Trunk places sixth in all around With four qualifiers at the Class A individual state gymnastics meet, the North Branch colors stood out among competitors at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion on Saturday. The scores were noticeable, too. Junior Katy Trunk stole the show on the vault with a second-place finish in the event. [...]

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Taniel Schellbach, 16, of Rush City, has sights set on breaking father’s world record in National Straightline Snowmobile Racing circuit Taniel Schellbach is in pursuit of becoming the fastest female on ice in the National Straightline Snowmobile Racing circuit. Her ultimate goal is to break the world record in the Open Modified 800cc class. To [...]

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