Owatonna High School football got back into the win column with a 42-14 win at Austin. The Huskies are 4-1. Alex Emanuelson had 2 TD passes & a long scramble for a score.

Julius Franklin ran for a pair of first half touchdowns, then sat out the second half. OHS rushed for about 300 yards. Emanuelson went 16-for-21 through the air for nearly 150 yards to go along with the two TDs. The Packers were limited to 4 completions on 21 attempts. OHS ran 70 plays, to the Packers 45.

Owatonna hosts Rochester Mayo for homecoming on Friday October 3. Mayo lost to Faribault 23-21 on Friday. The Spartans scored with 1:18 to play but missed a two-point conversion that would have tied the game....Mankato West whipped Red Wing 51-21. Ryan Schlichte had four touchdown strikes....Rochester JM poured on the points in a 58-3 win over Winona....Northfield pulled away from Mankato East 31-7....Rochester Century clobbered Albert Lea 35-7.

WEM edged NRHEG 21-20 to spoil the Panthers homecoming. The Buccaneers scored with 27 seconds left and converted the PAT for the winning margin. G.F.W. outscored Medford 41-35.

Blooming Prairie plays Faribault BA Saturday at 6:00 at Bruce Smith Field in Faribault. Radio coverage on Kat Kountry 105FM and on the free RadioPup app for your mobile device.


The Steele County Blades junior hockey lost at Maple Grove 5-2. The Blades play at Four Seasons in Owatonna Sunday Sept 28 vs Hudson. The game will be in the west rink.

OHS girls cross country finished 3rd at the Red Wing Invitational.