Volleyball, Football tournaments this weekend


The Yellowjacket Volleyball and Football teams will be participating in championship tournament games this weekend.


The Region XIIIA tournament will take place at RCTC this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8. The number-one seed Yellowjackets take on number four Minnesota State Fergus Falls at 6 p.m. on Friday. Number three Minnesota West plays number two Ridgewater at 8 p.m. on Friday.

The winners of the two brackets will play for the title of Region XIIIA champion on Saturday, Nov. 8 at noon.

The winner will advance to the NJCAA National Division III Volleyball Tournament Nov. 14-15 that will be held here at RCTC.

The Yellowjackets have had a great season, finishing 26-3 overall and 13-1 in conference. They are ranked first in the NJCAA rankings.


The Football team faces rival Central Lakes College once again in the MCAC State Championship on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.

After an intense game against Dakota College on Saturday, Nov. 1, the Yellowjackets won the semifinals to advance to the State Championship for the 18th time in the last 19 years.

After a rocky start, the football team finished the season 7-3 overall and 2-3 in the conference. They are ranked 18th in the NJCAA polls.

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