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Wolves junior Keegan Cavallero quickly pinned his opponent in the first period at 182 to help draw the team closer going into the deciding match.
  For a team going into the Section 5A team semifinals riddled with injuries, the Wolves wrestlers sure didn’t look like they were considered underdogs when they squared off against top seed Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg last Friday night in Holdingford. Despite missing Remington Meagher, Tate Urman,...
Swanville senior Cole Pfeiffer connected on six three-pointers and scored 36 points in two games last week.
The Bulldog boys made a stronger case to hold onto their grasp of the No. 3 seed in the subsection when they picked up a 76-59 home win over Bertha-Hewitt last Tuesday night. Swanville was aggressive from start to finish as evident by their frequent trips to the free throw line where they finished...
The gymnastics season came to a close for the Wolves last Saturday when they competed in the Section 8A meet in Perham, placing fifth out of nine teams. The team put up a score of 129.15, its second highest of the season, and walked away with a silver academic award for having a cumulative grade...
Sophomore Cole Crosby carried the puck up the ice between a pair of defenders in Saturday’s win over Breckenridge/Wahpeton.
A three-year drought of picking up a playoff win ended for the Prairie Centre boys on Saturday when they nabbed a 3-1 victory over Breckenridge/Wahpeton in the No. 8/9 seed showdown at the Civic Arena in Sauk Centre. The North Stars got first period goals from Daniel Thompson and Petr Erhart and a...
Upsala sophomore Jenna Ripplinger (R) drove to the hoop with LPGE senior Clarie Liebsch (L) defending her during last Tuesday’s game.
Things appear to be clicking at the right time for the LPGE girls basketball squad. Friday’s 50-31 home win over Royalton not only extended their season best winning streak to four games, but also got them back into the race for second place in the Prairie Conference. Defense has been the team’s...
A sluggish first half proved to be too much for the LPGE boys to overcome in a 65-57 loss to a visiting Staples-Motley team last Thursday night. The Cardinals jumped out to a 15-point lead at the break before the Thunder outscored them 36-29 after intermission. The Thunder got 19 points from junior...
Swanville senior Cole Pfeiffer (R) stepped in to attempt to take a charge on Browerville/Eagle Valley’s Jordan Gorder as the junior forward drove to the hoop.
After being tested in a physical battled in a 76-66 overtime win over Swanville on Jan. 13, the Browerville/Eagle Valley boys faced that same tenacity and resilient play from the Bulldogs when the teams met on Thursday in a Prairie Conference showdown. The Tigers got a strong first half performance...
After suffering a five-point defeat at LPGE on Tuesday, the Upsala girls bounced back with a 57-46 conference win over St. John’s Prep two days later. The Cardinals had a balanced scoring attack on the night with senior Katlin Welinski leading the way with 15 points. Freshman Amber Biniek finished...
The Upsala boys got 27 points from senior Myron Ripplinger as they picked up a close 75-74 non conference home win over Wadena-Deer Creek last Tuesday night. The Wolverines held a narrow one-point lead at halftime before the Cardinals outscored them 44-42 in the second half. Ripplinger’s scoring...
The shooting went ice cold when Upsala returned to action two days later as they fell to Royalton 43-28 in a low scoring affair. The Cardinals struggled to put the ball through the hoop, shooting just 19 percent from the field and just 4/30 from outside as they were held to 10 second half points...

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