Area Sports

Thunderbirds lose heartbreaker at the goal line

One doesn’t think how precious a second or two can be for the GFW Thunderbird football team, a couple more seconds might have meant the difference between a win and a loss. The T-Birds would end up losing to New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva 26-20.   For complete game coverage, check out the October 21 issue of the…

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GFW perfect through two weeks of play

The GFW Thunderbird volleyball team improved to 4-0 on the season with victories over Minnesota Valley Lutheran and Springfield last week. It took four sets against MVL to gain the victory at home but the T-Birds prevailed 21-25, 25-19, 25-22 and 25-16.   For complete match coverage, check out the October 21 issue of the Winthrop News.

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Thunderbirds win opener over Concordia Academy

by Michael Mattison After starting like a track meet with the teams combining for 48 points, the defenses clamped down in the second half. GFW would break through with two fourth-quarter touchdowns to defeat Concordia Academy 40-24 on Saturday afternoon in Winthrop. Check out the complete story in the October 14 issue of the Winthrop…

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T-Birds open with two victories

It’s been a great start to the season for the GFW Thunderbird volleyball season as it has recorded two straight-set victories. The T-Birds dominated Cedar Mountain Saturday in Winthrop 25-17, 25-10 and 25-17. For the complete story, check out the October 14 issue of the Winthrop News.

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