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“Every single relay had personal bests and all-around time improvements,” said TCU Swim Coach Kristen Munden about the Section 1A True Team Swimming and Diving Meet, from October 15 and 16. “This meet was a great set up to the sectional meet upcoming in November. Just around the corner!”
Divers competed Friday night in an 11-Dive event. Lily Traxler and Kalee Barrington represented TCU placing 23rd and 27th.

For the first time in the program’s history, the girls varsity soccer team improved its record to a win and tie after the team tied 1-1 against Schaeffer on Saturday, Oct. 9.
Coach Carey Langer praised the girls for their teamwork and performance on the field.

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams were on the road last week to Waseca. Both teams finished in fourth place out of eight participating schools.
Jordan won the boys race with 41 points to TCU’s fourth-place finish of 90 points. Kaleb Sharp helped his school when he ran across the finish line with a time of 16:51.
TCU junior Dante Juberian was the first Titan to cross the finish line after the 5K race. Juberian finished in 6th place with a time of 17:59. Behind him were Austin Rutt in 15th place with a time of 19:11.

The TCU Volleyball Team held its tournament on Saturday, Oct. 2 and played four schools: Zumbrota-Mazeppa, Glenco-Silver Lake (GSL), Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial (LCWM) and New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG).
The Titans lost to Zumbrota 0-2, and GSL 0-2, but won over NRHEG and LCWM.
TCU Coach Carrie Richards said the wins were in the form of 1-1 ties, but TCU considers it a win because the Titans scored more overall points.

The boys varsity soccer team saw a lopsided score when it hosted Watertown-Mayer on Tuesday, but their coach said the boys played hard.
“It was a lopsided game on the scoreboard, but not in the amount of effort given. The Titans played with integrity and finished together as a team in a tough 0-13 loss,” said Coach Brett Padfield.

The TCU Tennis Team is wrapping up its season this week with games against Le Sueur-Henderson on Monday and Lakeville on Tuesday.
The last couple of weeks found the girls competing against Sibley East on September 23, Jordan and Albert Lea on September 27, and United South Central on September 28.
The team lost 0-7 against Sibley East. Coach Diane Tiede said her team was outmatched by a very good team.

The Titan Tennis team got off to a great start when they hosted Maple River on September 16, but ended up losing the match 3-4 against the Eagles.
Titan Coach Diane Tiede said the No.1 doubles of MacKenzie Holmbo and Alexis Hoefs got off to a great start in their match, but just seemed to run out of gas in the end.
She also noted that Cynthia Balcazar and Kacie Traxler battled from behind to get a well-earned win at No. 3 doubles.

The TCU Swim and Dive Team sent a small group of girls to the Mankato East Tom Johnson Cougar Relays event in Mankato last weekend.
According to Coach Kristen Munden, all races were swam in a relay format.

The Titans continued their winning streak beating Sibley East 20-7 in a Saturday afternoon conference game in Montgomery.
TCU 0-14-6-0-20 Sibley East 0-0-0-7-7
In the Wolverine’s first possession, running back/ defensive back Cole Franek intercepted a Sibley East pass, giving the Titans control. However TCU failed to capitalize on the possession and turned it over on downs. The back-and-forth quarter continued without either team scoring.

The TCU Titan Volleyball Team had a full day at the net Saturday when the team participated in the Waterville- Elysian-Morristown Volleyball Tournament in Waterville.
TCU played five teams in the Pool B. The Titans played games against Cleveland, Minnetonka, St. Clair and Grand Meadow twice.
Against Cleveland, TCU lost both sets 10-25 and 22- 25.
Against Minnetonka, TCU lost both sets 15-25 and 14- 25.

Even though school is out for the summer, members of the TCU Robotics Club have been hard at work building, programming and driving their robots.
The most recent competition was a three-day tournament at the Benton County Fair in Sauk Rapids. Club Advisor John Head said the event was special since it was the first event in the world for the 2021-22 season.
He said because of this, all the robots were quite unique in their designs, and there weren’t really predetermined tactics in game strategies.

The Tri-Legion Baseball Team’s bats have been swinging over the past week. The team played Waterville on June 25, Le Sueur on June 28, and Kenyon-Wanamingo on June 29.
On June 25, the team beat the Waterville Legion Team by a 2-0 score. The Tri-Legion team put its first point on the board in the second inning when Dylan Hollum scored off a Chris Johnson hit.
In the sixth inning, Jayson Macho doubled, and was batted home by Johnson.
“That was a great, great game,” said Coach Tim Moravec. “The kids played really well.”

The Tri-City United Softball Team finished its season with an 11-10 record, ending in the Elimination Bracket Round 1 of the Section 2AA playoffs with a 3-4 loss against Maple River.
But the team still had successes post-season.
Three members of the team were named Academic All- State softball players. They are Rachel Rynda, Nikaija Young, and Isabelle Factor.
Two members were also named All-Conference by the Minnesota River Conference. They are Ellaina Novak and Brooke Blaschko.

The Montgomery Community Foundation (MCF) supported two local projects that are building a stronger community when it awarded two grants totally $1,800 on Friday night.
The first recipient was $800 to the local Girl Scouts for their Community Silver Garden project. The second was $1,000 to the Memorial Park Log Cabin Restoration Project.

While there weren’t any champions crowned at the State Track Meet last weekend, several Tri-City United athletes had the honor of competing among the best in the state.
TCU sent Marco Reyes, Jordan Meyer, and the girls 4x800 relay team (Anabelle Davies, Josie Plut, Makayla Erickson, Yasmin Ruiz, and alternate Gaby Daulke) to the Class A event.
Boys’ coach Craig Nordling said after the season started with so many unkowns, it ended on a high note for these athletes.

The Tri-Legion Baseball Team (Montgomery, Le Center, Lonsdale) battled backand- forth against Cleveland on Monday night toward a 14-13 victory.
Tri-Legion got off to a running start in the bottom of the first inning when athletes scored three runs to Cleveland’s zero. With Carter O’Malley on the mound for the team, the teams had a scoreless second inning and each with single runs in the third.

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