Rocky Hulne, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Lyle/Pacelli Athletics

Athletics upset SEC champion Southland in regular season finale

The Lyle-Pacelli boys basketball team kept hammering away and it eventually broke through as it upset the Southeast Conference champion Rebels 57-53 in Pacelli Gym ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Friday, February 23, 2024 9:49 pm

Education

Sharing the joy: Austin High School holds its first ever Unified Sports Day

It was the middle of a school day, but Ove Berven Gym was flooded with intensity and joy as Austin High School hosted its first ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Friday, February 23, 2024 5:51 pm

Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms

Blossoms use 17-point run to advance to Section 1A quarterfinals

BLOOMING PRAIRIE –  The Awesome Blossoms girls basketball team had one primary goal before this season began and they did whatever it took to make ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Thursday, February 22, 2024 10:31 pm

RSS General

Hulne: A lifetime of walking proves therapeutic

In case you haven’t noticed, we are in the midst of a Minnesota heat wave. Instead of feet of snow to shovel, there are clear ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:57 pm

Austin Packers

Alumni Update: Andersen hits two PRs at Indoor meet

TRACK AND FIELD Austin grad Oliver Andersen had PR throws in shot put and the weight throw for the Minnesota State University in Mankato in ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 6:19 pm

News Main

Athletics outlast Cardinals in play-in game

LEROY – The No. 17 seeded Lyle-Pacelli girls basketball team found a way to double its season win total and keep its season alive when ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 10:05 pm

Austin Packers

Contrasting perspectives: Packer state qualifying gymnasts are all in different mindsets 

The Austin gymnastics team has a mix of experience, youthful exuberance and finality in its three state qualifiers as the team prepares for the Class ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 12:08 pm

Lyle/Pacelli Athletics

Athletics go to the paint to top Falcons

When it mattered most, the Lyle-Pacelli boys basketball team had just enough physicality to outlast Wabasha-Kellogg 56-60 in Pacelli Gym Monday night. The game was ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Monday, February 19, 2024 7:56 pm

Austin Packers

APDT lands second place in high kick, eighth in jazz at Class AA state meet

The Austin Packer dance team celebrated a strong finish to the season as they took home second place in Class AA high kick at the ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Sunday, February 18, 2024 8:36 am

Lyle/Pacelli Athletics

Koopal scores 1,000th career point for LP

The Lyle-Pacelli girls basketball team closed out its regular season with a 64-33 loss in Southland Friday. LP junior Kirsten Koopal netted her 1,000th career ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Sunday, February 18, 2024 8:04 am

Austin Packers

Senior surge: Packers hold off Red Wing on senior night

The Austin boys basketball team celebrated senior night and all four seniors delivered the goods as the Packer boys basketball team topped Red Wing 75-65 ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Friday, February 16, 2024 10:04 pm

News Main

Father-son duo is putting their passion to work by starting a new amateur baseball team in Austin

The summer baseball scene in Austin is about to get a southern exposure as Florida native Nestor Castro will be coaching a team that was ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Thursday, February 15, 2024 5:06 pm

RSS General

Hulne: As playoffs approach, be mindful of coaches and refs

Coming home after a hard day’s work for a family dinner and relaxing evening is one of the greatest rewards that life can offer. But ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:32 pm

Austin Packers

Austin’s Agwa joins elite company as Packer girls down Mankato West

Defenses have been trying to stop Austin junior Ajiem Agwa all season, but they still haven’t had an answer. Agwa put up another big performance ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Tuesday, February 13, 2024 9:59 pm

Agriculture

Leadership Day a chance for FFAers to gather and exchange ideas ahead of National FFA Week

Riverland Community College was packed with nearly 150 high school students representing the FFA at the Region 8 Winter Leadership Day on Feb. 9. With ... Read more

by Rocky Hulne, Tuesday, February 13, 2024 5:37 pm

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