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The Tigers celebrated a point during a match last fall. The team brings back all but one player from the 2018 roster.
The Tiger volleyball season is underway. The Tigers began practice on August 12 with 31 athletes in grades 7-12. Two-a-day practices are rigorous. The girls have been responding well.  A majority of the players put in some extra work this summer and it shows. Our focus has been communicating and...
The LPGE trap shooting team competed at the state championship earlier in June. Participants - front row from left:  Tate Twardowski, Colton Allen, Travis Wettstein, Rylan Spaeth, and Justin Houdek. Back row from left:  Allie Lemke, Carson Lemke, Connor Crosby, Adrian Bearson, Asher Cebulla, Tyler Nelson, Madison Becker, Kale Danielson, Shawn Houdek, Ashton Rosenow, Vivian Leroux, and Rita Leroux. Steps from left:  Ben Katterhagen, Derek Dempsey, Alex Pesta, and Joe Langer.
More than 330 high school teams and over 8,300 student-athletes competed at the 2019 Trap Shooting Championship from June 10-18 at the Alexandria Shooting Park. Each team was assigned a tournament day as determined by their class and conference designation to allow all teams to complete their...
The Predators made the trip south on Highway-71 over the weekend to compete in a tournament hosted in Elrosa. Long Prairie opened up the tournament squaring off against Crookston, and a big opening inning by the Reds fueled them to a 6-2 win. The opening inning saw the Preds take a lead as Duane...
The Upsala Blue Jays had a light weekend with just one game, but they made it a fun one. Upsala got a two home run game from Justin Lampert, and a complete game one-hitter from John Fuchs to fly by Flensburg in a 17-0 home win in Victory League West play. Lampert jump started the Blue Jays’ offense...
Swanville played host to a split doubleheader last Saturday. The Swans fell 10-4 to the Royalton Riverdogs to open the day. Royalton belted out 16 hits while taking advantage of three errors by the home team, and limited Swanville to just six hits. Jordan Sales had a good day at the plate for the...
Duane Miller’s solo home run to open the eighth inning ended the game early as the Predators beat Ashby 10-0 on Saturday.
Long Prairie and Sauk Centre battled through some soggy field conditions and a brief rain delay when they squared off for Resorters League baseball last Saturday night. The Titans were able to limit the Predators offensively and ended up sneaking out of town with a 4-2 victory. Sauk Centre strung...
Ryan Marcyes went to place a tag on a Pillager runner sliding into second base.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Post 12 Legion baseball squad opened up its season last Thursday with a home game against Pillager. The visiting Huskies put crooked numbers on the board in the first two innings and added a big inning late to grab a 15-7 win. Pillager scored three runs in the first on...
Upsala got back on track after suffering its first loss of the month when it grabbed a 6-3 road win at Flensburg last Saturday. John Fuchs pitched seven quality innings, scattering seven hits and two walks while allowing three runs and striking out seven to pick up the win. Matt Swanson came in and...
The Pierz Bulldogs held Swanville to just five hits to grab a 9-0 win at home last Saturday afternoon. Joe Strauch gave up the five hits while striking out nine in the complete game shutout. The Bulldogs scored two in the second, one in the third, and six in the sixth inning. Troy Evans had a...
The Upsala/Swanville Area baseball team traveled to Minnewaska last Wednesday looking to extend its season by battling through the elimination portion of the Section 6A postseason bracket. They survived and advanced early in the day as they picked up a 5-1 win over Brandon/Evansville. The offense...

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