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The Upsala Cardinals girls basketball team’s Section 5A playoff run was dealt a fatal blow last week after coming up against the 2nd seed Braham.  The Cardinals started the playoff on a high note, beating Isle 61-27 earlier in the week. While turnovers continued to be an issue for the Cardinals,...
The Bertha-Hewitt Bears boys basketball team had their playoffs hopes dashed after enjoying a first round win over Laporte 49-34.  Ethan Wachlin led the Bear’s scoring with 12 points versus Laporte.  Thursday the boys traveled to Nevis for another playoff game, but met an energized opponent. The...
The Bertha-Hewitt Bears girls basketball team narrowly missed advancing in the Section 5A playoffs after a first round loss to the Verndale Pirates 44-47.  The Bears finished the season with a 1-14 record overall going 0-10 in the Park Region Conference.   
To start off March madness the Tiger girls basketball team had some schedule changes, which is how they found themselves back in Staples on Monday, March 1st. The Tigers were able to come out with a quick lead using some good defense to help jumpstart their offense. They led by as many as 10 in the...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder girl’s basketball team made their return to action this week with three games. The Thunder hadn’t been in action since Feb. 11 due to COVID-19.  Royalton Tuesday, the girls hosted Royalton for their first game back. While it was nice to be back in action, the...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder boy’s basketball team had a busy three-game week, adding one more to the win column this season.  Monday, the Thunder traveled to neighboring Sauk Centre to start the week with a 44-76 loss, but the boys would rebound just a day later in a close 55-53 win over...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves gymnastics team continued their run on the road with a stop at Park Rapids last week.  The Wolves went to the meet prepared to compete and earned their highest score yet this season. While Park Rapids was able to come away with the win at home, the...
Browerville/Eagle Valley - 41, Pine River/Backus - 49 The Tigers boys’ basketball team traveled to Pine River to take on the Tigers of Pine River/Backus last Monday.  The two teams played an even match in the first half with the score tied at 25.  Browerville/Eagle Valley had an eight point lead...
The Bertha-Hewitt Bears girl’s basketball team came out of their COVID-19 break in winning fashion last week.  The Bears were busy, making up for lost time with three games on their plate.  Tuesday, the Bears hit the road for Laporte where they tallied their first win of the season in a commanding...
The Swanville Bulldogs girls basketball team found some success during a busy week of competition.  The Bulldogs were able to bring home a win against rival Upsala in a three-game week that also saw them lose to Pierz and Parkers Prairie.  Pierz The Bulldogs were able to keep pace with Pierz,...

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