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Sports & Recreation

The Sports & Recreation section covers athletics for the Mercuries of McGregor High School and the Cardinals of Cromwell High School, along with other area sporting and recreation events. Christi Williams provides bowling league happenings throughout the winter season. The Greater Savanna Area Youth Baseball League is covered in the summer.

 

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Cromwell Football Team
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One that got away

Cardinals return to state!

Wrens, Cardinals in FINAL

Mercuries close on high note

Panthers are Polar League Champions!

Panthers are Polar League Champs!

Panthers secure win #4

Cardinals run wild in Floodwood

'Bears discover identity

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Recent Features

Cardinals return to state!

Wrens, Cardinals in FINAL

Mercuries close on high note

Panthers are Polar League Champions!

Panthers are Polar League Champs!

Panthers secure win #4

Cardinals run wild in Floodwood

'Bears discover identity

Panthers rebound with win over Rebels

One that got away

The Cromwell Cardinals traveled to Bemidji to take on Section 8 Champion Kittson County Central Bearcats on Friday, November 7. Cromwell fumbled away their first two possessions and missed other opportunities to score, and ended up on the short end of a 16-8 defeat to the Bearcats.

“We outplayed them more than 8-0 in that first half,” said Cromwell head coach Jeff Gronner. “We had plenty of opportunities to increase our lead and did not get it done.”

The Cardinals played excellent defense once again. “Besides the one long run our defense did a really good job,” noted Coach Gronner. “We battled right to the end.”

The Cardinals acutally finished with a 233-202 advantage in total yards. Sophomore ...

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After shedding six Wrenshall tacklers, Tyler Hakamaki scores a 19-yard touchdown. Tyler finished the game with 165 yards rushing and five touchdowns for the Cardinals.
Recent Features

Wrens, Cardinals in FINAL

Mercuries close on high note

Panthers are Polar League Champions!

Panthers are Polar League Champs!

Panthers secure win #4

Cardinals run wild in Floodwood

'Bears discover identity

Panthers rebound with win over Rebels

Polar Bears edge Mercs in 5

Cardinals return to state!

The Cromwell Cardinals are back in the Minnesota State Football Tournament after a dominant performance over the Wrenshall Wrens. Cromwell dodged a couple of bullets in the first half and then breezed to a 40-20 win and Section 5 Championship.

After scoring the first two touchdowns in the first quarter, the Cardinals weren’t in total control of the game quite yet. Wrenshall bristled.

The Wrens started moving the ball with ease in the second quarter and ended up first and goal on the 1-yard line. Wrenshall quarterback Luke Vine tried to score on a quarterback keeper, but the ball popped loose and Cromwell’s Dillon Hoff scooped it up to negate the threat.

Later in the quarter, a holding penalty wiped out what would have been a long scoring pass from Vine to Chase Morneau.

“We dodged a couple big bullets at the end of the half, that is for sure,” said Cromwell head coach Jeff Gronner. “From there, we came out the second half and took control of the game.”

A 75-yard touchdown run on the ...

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