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Preps of the Week

Courtney Hruska

Mayo Senior Courtney Hruska can be seen on the basketball court, the soccer field, and now in the fall, on the golf course. Golf is a sport unlike any other, but Hruska seems to be the perfect fit. And in her final year at Mayo, she has quite the opportunity teed up in front of her.

  • Lane Welch

    With their season opening 6-0 shutout of the Chatfield Gophers, 2016 couldn’t have started much better for the St. Charles Saints baseball team—and the pitcher who engineered the victory.

  • Austin Rueschhoff

    (ABC 6 News) – Thanks to a 3-2 overtime win at Minot last Saturday, the Austin Bruins clinched their 4th-straight playoff berth, but the game wouldn’t have reached overtime though if it wasn’t for an Austin Packer.  

  • P-E-M Bulldogs

    (ABC 6 News) – For the first time in P-E-M history, the Bulldogs of Plainview-Elgin-Millville are state champions in girls basketball.

  • Brianna Koop

    The Rushford Peterson girls basketball team has made it to the section 1A championship. And they did it in thrilling fashion. That’s all in thanks to our ABC 6 Female Prep Athlete of the Week.

  • Garrett Aldrich

    The Albert Lea Tigers wrestling team fell just short of returning to the state tournament this year in Class AA, but they still represented well in St. Paul last weekend, as their top wrestler, Garrett Aldrich, claimed an individual wrestling title.

  • Mark Buringa

    (ABC 6 News ) – The St. Charles Saints fell just short of the team state wrestling tournament—but the Saints will still be represented well in St. Paul in the next few days, as three wrestlers will be competing in the Class A individual tournament.

  • Chase Grinde

    (ABC 6 News) – From the football field to the hardwood, winning has become a habit for the Spring Grove Lions—and it’s their star junior, Chase Grinde, leading the charge.

  • Noah Jiskra and Braden Kocer

    (ABC 6 News) – It’s almost tournament time for boys basketball, and for the Lyle/Pacelli Athletics (11-10 overall), they’ll lean on theirs seniors.

  • Megan Hintz

    Thursday night was a big game for Dover-Eyota Senior Megan Hintz. First she was a state champion, then joined the 1,000 point club, and now she’s a record holder. ABC 6 Sports Jeanna Radz caught up with Hintz after she had a few days to reflect on her latest milestone.

  • Rochester Gymnastics

    A unique thing is happening with gymnastics in the city of Rochester. Gymnasts at Mayo, John Marshall, and Century are opponents in meets. But ONLY in their scores.

  • Isaac Arnold

    (ABC 6 News) – Early on in the boys hockey season, the Austin Packers lost a lot of close games—five of their first six games of the season were within two goals. When the month of January arrived, the Packers exploded, and it was their junior captain who paved the way.

  • Michael Coble

    (ABC 6 News) – The Byron Bears boys basketball team is on the rise, but it’s not a senior, but a sophomore, guard Michael Coble, who will determine how far the Bears can go this season.

  • Brady Berge

    This past weekend, Brady Berge of Kasson-Mantorville wrestling earned his second consecutive title at the Cheesehead Invitational in Wisconsin. It’s the Junior’s confidence and work ethic that has earned him the number one ranking in the state, and number four in the entire country.

  • Sarah Hart

    (ABC 6 News) – An amazing teammate and a great leader—that’s how Plainview-Elgin-Millville head girls basketball coach Jason Melbostad describes one of the great unknowns in Southeast Minnesota.

  • Katie Robinson and Bella Wagner

    The Dodge County Wildcats are ranked 13th in the state of hockey. And now, on top of their already talented team, they’ve uncovered a new weapon on offense. That lethal weapon is the duo of your ABC 6 Female Prep Athletes of the Week.