Preps of the Week

Pine Island Panthers Baseball

(ABC 6 News) – The Pine Island Panthers baseball team (18-7) is returning to the state tournament for the first time in 23 years, something that’s special for their players, and their long-time head coach.

  • Braden Brehmer

    (ABC 6 News) – The high school section baseball playoffs open on Thursday in southeast Minnesota, and many teams, like the Chatfield Gophers with Braden Brehmer, will send their ace pitchers to the bump.

  • Amanda O'Connell

    (ABC 6 News) - Tigers softball has been powered by the strength of the senior catcher Amanda O'Connell. In her final year at Stewartville, she’s leading them through the section 1AAA playoffs, before she heads off to college, to play for the RCTC Yellowjackets.

  • Katie Eidem

    Junior Katie Eidem is relatively new to the Century track and field team. But it didn’t take her too long to make her mark on the program.

  • Brady Braaten

    (ABC 6 News) – The Pine Island Panthers have clawed their way near the top of the HVL conference in baseball, as they sit (entering Wednesday) two games out of first-place.

  • Abe Myer

    (ABC 6 News) – When it comes to being successful on the golf course, it takes strong focus and precise skills which leads to strong execution. At Triton, one young golfer is well on his way to becoming a success on the links.

  • Sarah Lisko

    At Rochester Mayo High School, after an 0-4 start to the regular season, the Spartans softball team has dug themselves out of an early season hole, mainly because of their star in the pitching circle, Sarah Lisko.

  • Aaron Ajke

    Commitment, dedication, and passion. Whatever qualities make up a leader, Century lacrosse’s Aaron Ajke has what it takes.

  • 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.

  • Lee Bauer and Daniel Bollingberg

    The Lyle/Pacelli Athletics have raced ahead to a fast start in the 2016 baseball season, thanks in large part to their stud seniors, Lee Bauer and Daniel Bollingberg.

  • Ryan Thompson

    Ryan Thompson is Byron baseball’s ace. In three games, he has thrown 26 strikeouts, one win, and one save. But off the mound, he’s lethal at bat.

  • 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.