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ELLSWORTH – With the rain invading in the third inning, and getting progressively stronger, Ellsworth was looking for a quick end to its Middle Border Conference game against Amery. And...
ELLSWORTH – Two of the top teams in the Middle Border Conference met on Thursday afternoon in a showdown to give one team an early leg up in the league...
Less than four years after taking over the program, Ellsworth head football coach Clair Austin has decided to step down.
For almost four minutes, Amery looked as though it could keep Ellsworth on its heels long enough to play spoiler. The Panthers, a date with top-ranked (Division 4) Somerset waiting next week, kept their focus and drilled the Warriors, 42-0, Friday night at Fuller-Symes Field. “We really emphasized keeping the ball in front of us,” said Ellsworth head coach Clair Austin. “We knew they were going to make plays passing the ball, but we kept everybody in front of us.
Where is Dennis Schutz? That’s a question that has been pondered at least twice in the past year. As the Republican Eagle’s 2013 All-Area Player of the Year in football, Schutz was late to an interview because he was tracking a deer through the woods somewhere near Ellsworth.
LAKE CITY – Dennis Schutz put the exclamation point on the victory, but it was a six-run first inning, sparked by Nick Taranto’s RBI single, that gave Ellsworth an insurmountable lead Tuesday afternoon. Dan Giese led off the game with a walk as Lake City’s Trevor Gnotke struggled with the strike zone. After Giese took second base on a ball in the dirt, Taranto ripped a single to score the first run of the game in an 8-4 win for the Panthers. “We try to come out with a good mental approach at the plate.
RED WING, Minn. -- Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley sat down for an interview earlier this month. Bradley, a Zumbrota native, led the Jaguars to a 4-12 season, his...
KASSON – After steamrolling through its second- and third-round duals by a combined 109-20 score, Ellsworth faced two of Minnesota’s top teams in No.
It’s been a tough decade for Ellsworth football.
Due to a WIAA rule, the top-seeded Ellsworth Panthers had to play a road game last week, taking on Black River Falls in a Division 4 playoff game. It was not a well-received notion that the Panthers would be giving up a home game, against one of the toughest opponents of the season, in just the second game of the playoffs. But Ellsworth responded by putting up big offensive numbers in a 38-33 victory, meaning the Panthers will return home Friday to take on M