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Sports from the week of October 18, 2000 Headlight Herald - Serving Tracy, Minnesota, since 1880

Runners win 5th straight 212 title

The Panther girls cross-country team won their fifth straight 212 Conference championship at Raymond Thursday afternoon.

The team scores were: Tracy/Milroy/Balaton 25; BOLD, 62; ACGC, 70; RCW, 81; YME, 87.

Sweetman, Tholen. Laleman and Jones earned all-conference designations for the finishes.

"It was by far our best team effort of the season to date," said Panther Coach Brian Michelson.

Subway tourney crown is latest volleyball achievement

The Panther volleyball team won their division of the Subway Volleyball Tournament held in Marshall Friday and Saturday.

After opening with a bye, the Panthes took the measure of Sleepy Eye St. Mary's 15-0, 15-4.

"We played fairly consistently against Sleepy Eye St. Mary's," said Panther Coach Katie Gervais. "They struggled without their middle hitter, Nicole Steffl."

In the second the Panthers took on the strong Minneota team which has been ranked at or near the top of the state in Class A. T/M/B won 15-3, 17-15.

T/M/B poised for play-offs

• MACCRAY win could give Panthers home game Tuesday

The Panther football team completed their regular season schedule with a 28-21 win over MACCRAY at Maynard Tuesday night. The Panthers finished with a 6-2 record (3-2 in the 212 conference).

The win positioned Tracy-Milroy-Balaton for a possible home game to open the Section 3AA football playoffs next Tuesday. But final play-off pairings won't be known until other teams have played games Wednesday, Oct. 18. Windom, Springfield, Canby and Martin County West are among the Panthers's possible Tuesday night foes.