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JCC girls drop regular season finale


The Jackson County Central girls’ basketball team lost its regular-season finale Tuesday night, losing a 61-51 home game to Tri-City United. The Huskies end the regular season with a record of 16-9 and open the Section 3AA tournament Saturday against St. James Area. JCC led TCU 24-14 in the first half, but didn’t score the final five minutes, 16 seconds […]

Wrestlers seeded fifth at state


The Jackson County Central wrestling team is seeded fifth for the Class A state tournament, which takes place Feb. 29 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Huskies (20-3) are making their fourth straight trip to state and are back-to-back state champions. They open against fourth-seeded Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial (26-3) at 11 a.m. The two teams faced off […]

Brinks going to state on beam


Jackson County Central sophomore Clara Brinks has qualified for the state gymnastics tournament on balance beam. Brinks scored 8.65 to finish fourth at the Section 3A meet Saturday in Windom and advance to state for the first time. Brinks was ninth in all-around (33.325) after adding scores of 8.55 on vault, 8.825 on floor and 7.3 on bars. Erica Hanson […]

Huskies win fourth straight section title


The Jackson County Central wrestling team is going to the state tournament for the fourth straight season after beating Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Saturday in the Section 3A finals. The top-seeded Huskies beat the second-seeded Panthers 42-28 to improve to 21-3 on the season. JCC jumped out to a 15-0 lead in the finals after a decision by Kyler Thier and pins by […]

Huskies wrestle for fourth straight trip to state Saturday


The Jackson County Central wrestling team will try to win a fourth straight Section 3A championship Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Center in Tracy. Updates after each match will be online by following @PilotSports on X. The Huskies are the top seed in the Section 3A tournament and ranked No. 4 in Class A, but a return trip to state […]

Huskies knock off Arrows


The Jackson County Central boys’ basketball team picked up a road win Friday night, beating Pipestone 78-75. JCC led 40-37 at the half before outscoring the Arrows 36-28 after the break. Roman Voss and Weston Rowe each scored 21 points, with Rowe adding eight rebounds and Voss grabbing three and distributing three assists. Grant Freking scored 15 points and added […]

JCC girls get third seed


The Jackson County Central girls’ basketball team is seeded third in the south half of the Section 3AA tournament. The Huskies (15-8) open against sixth-seeded St. James (5-18) Saturday, Feb. 24, in Jackson. The Huskies beat the Saints 81-53 in December and the two teams square off again Saturday morning in the Big South Conference crossover series. The winner of […]

Two JCC Huskies, two sports each, one college

Jackson County Central seniors Seth Stai and Jack Sadusky have both signed national letters of intent to play football at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. And both plan to add on another sport. Stai is going to wrestle for the Red Raiders and Sadusky will play on the men’s soccer team. The two friends both listed the Northwestern’s business […]

Cother scores 45 as JCC girls rally to win


Jackson County Central junior Rylie Cother scored 45 points Thursday night to lead the JCC girls’ basketball team to a 74-63 win at St. Clair. The Huskies trailed 37-35 at the half. Cother’s 45 points are the second most in team history, trailing only the 53 she scored at St. James Area last season. Kylee Wenzel scored 10 points, Brylee […]

Wrestlers dominate section opener


The top-seeded Jackson County Central wrestling team dominated the Section 3A opener, beating eighth-seeded Redwood Valley 70-3 Thursday night in Jackson. The Huskies won 12 of the 13 matches, including 11 with pins. Kyler Thier, Kayden Eller, Isaac Rodriguez, Ben Dahlin, Ulises Bouakham, Nolan Ambrose, Braeden Tufvesson, Seth Stai, Ryan Haley, Braydan Winter and Braeden Erickson all got pins and […]

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