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Wolves captains holding the Section 5A first place plaque, from left: Justin Crandall, Austin Carr, Caleb Pesta, and Nye Becker.
  The Wolves were able to take in the whole experience of a state tournament last year. From the emotions of winning the section title, to the send-offs at both schools, to the thrill of walking through the Xcel Energy Center — it can be a struggle to focus on what they are actually there to do —...
Eight wrestling teams will represent Class 1A at the Xcel Energy Center on Feb. 28. These teams are considered the best in the state and will being vying for a title. Here’s a snap shot of who will be representing each section in the state. Section 1A: Goodhue. Rank: No. 12. Record: 24-8. Title...
Emily Beseman posted career highs of 40 points and 17 rebounds in the same week to earn herself a Top Performer recognition.
Swanville’s standout senior point guard Emily Beseman has helped lead the Bulldogs for over four years now, but she has saved her best for last. The senior-heavy Swanville squad boasts an impressive 17-2 record, and Beseman played a big hand two of those recent wins. The Minnesota Girls Basketball...
The Prairie Centre boys scored three unanswered goals to close out the game which proved to be a difference in their 5-2 home win over Becker-Big Lake in the regular season finale in Sauk Centre last Thursday night. The win lifted them to 17 wins for the season, a program record. The Eagles wasted...
Swanville seniors Hannah Schneider (L) and Mackenzie Feuling (R) walled up and limited space for LPGE’s Emma Liebsch to operate inside the paint.
The Swanville girls basketball team is in the hunt for a Prairie Conference title, and they helped that chase last Tuesday when they picked up a 60-31 home win against Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on an emotional senior night. The lady Bulldogs pounced on the Thunder from the very start and took control...
The Swanville boys’ offense was on fire last Monday when they hosted Bertha-Hewitt in non-conference play. The Bulldogs shot a scorching 63 percent from the field and made 21 free throws to pull away for an 87-61 win. The Bears’ offense came out firing as well, putting up 35 points in the first...
Upsala junior Laura Lange made a move to the basket against the defense of LPGE’s Nora Gamradt.
  When the Upsala and Long Prairie-Grey Eagle girls basketball teams first took the court this season, it was a back and forth battle throughout and required a buzzer beating three-pointer in overtime to end it in the Cardinals’ favor. Their second meeting felt far too similar. Upsala came to town...
The Browerville/Eagle Valley boys used a late run to pull away for a 60-44 Section 5A win at Menahga last Monday. The Tigers opened up their offense in the first half, scoring in a variety of ways en route to a 31-21 lead at intermission. The Braves made things interesting with an early run in the...
It was a busy and daunting schedule for the Browerville/Eagle Valley girls as they opened up a four-game week against Menahga, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A. The Braves came out firing on all cylinders in a 62-19 win to improve to 20-1 on the season. Scoring for the Tigers: Tyra Myers with seven points...
Emily Beseman scored a career high 40 points in an overtime win over Holdingford last Monday.
Swanville point guard Emily Beseman exploded for a career high 40 points last Monday, and the Bulldogs needed every bit of it to pull out a 62-59 overtime win at Holdingford. The Huskers jumped out to a 15-0 lead to start the game, but Swanville battled back to cut the deficit down to just four...

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