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  • Packers’ comeback comes up short
  • Packers fall 71-66 in state quarterfinal
  • Live blog of Packers at state
  • Their time to shine
  • 2 great seasons of long ago
  • Packers’ comeback comes up short
  • Packers fall 71-66 in state quarterfinal
  • Live blog of Packers at state
  • Their time to shine
  • 2 great seasons of long ago

Packers & Tigers: Red, black & blue

As the Austin and Albert Lea boys’ basketball teams prepare to square off Tuesday, the Herald looks back at the rivalry over the past decade Read more | Add your comment

Video and gallery: Packer/Tiger rivalry

As the Austin and Albert Lea boys’ basketball teams prepare to square off Tuesday, the Herald looks back at the rivalry over the past decade ... Read more | Add your comment

Packer boys fall short at Owatonna

Packer boys fall short at Owatonna

The Packers showed they could match up with the strength of Owatonna for most of the night in a showdown between the top two teams ... Read more | Add your comment

Packer boys survive half court buzzer beater to top No. 5 Cougars in OT

The Packers swept the season series against No. 5 ranked Mankato East (12-3 overall, 6-3 Big Nine) as they prevailed with a 70-58 overtime win ... Read more | Add your comment

Packer boys beat Rockets 79-59

The Austin boys basketball team beat Rochester John Marshall (3-10 overall, 2-6 Big Nine) 79-59 in Rochester Friday. Read more | Add your comment

  1. 22-point run lifts Packer boys  | Add your comment
  2. Basketball: Packer boys run out of gas at Midwest Pepsi Showcase  | Add your comment
  3. Packer boys knock off Century  | Add your comment
  4. Packers keep Falcons winless  | Add your comment
  5. Packer boys top Scarlets  | Add your comment
  6. Packer boys blow past Waseca  | Add your comment
  7. Column: Austin’s ‘other three guys’  | Add your comment
  8. Packer boys top Red Wing  | Add your comment
  9. Packers knock off No. 3 Cougars  | Add your comment
  10. Spartans down Packer boys  | Add your comment
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Game-winning dunk in section title


Storming the floor after winning Big 9


State Tournament 2012

Back from Afghanistan; Troops deployed for 9 months

Back from Afghanistan; Troops deployed for 9 months

Three Mower County soldiers are about to come home. Sgt. 1st Class Jesse Kneeskern and Sgt. Robert Cecil, both of Austin, and Staff Sgt. Chad ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. DNR: Cougar evidence is inconclusive  | Add your comment
  2. Minn. Senate passes medical pot legislation  | Add your comment

Packer Photo Galleries

Packers ground the Falcons in playoff opener

FARIBAULT — The Packer football team opened the postseason with a bang as it toppled Faribault 42-7 in a first round Section 1AAAAA tournament game ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Gallery: State Cross Country  | Add your comment
  2. Gallery: 2012 Packers first look  | Add your comment
  3. Gallery 3: Packers’ Road to State  | Add your comment
  4. Gallery 2: Packers’ Road to State  | Add your comment
  5. Gallery: Packers’ Road to State  | Add your comment
  6. Gallery: Austin is Section Champion  | Add your comment
  7. Gallery: Austin, Winona Section semis  | Add your comment
  8. Gallery: Big Nine champions  | Add your comment

1981 state: Austin vs. Anoka

1981 state: Austin vs. Minneapolis North

Packers' OT win vs. Mankato East

Section Title celebration

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