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Audrey Thomas placed second in the high jump.
The Upsala/Swanville Area track teams attended a meet in Long Prairie last Tuesday as the athletes continue to prepare for the season’s final run. The Patriot boys placed third at the four-team meet with 93 points while the girls finished fourth of four with 111 points. The boys team was fueled by...
Two big innings boosted the Upsala softball team to a big 10-0 win in five innings over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle last Tuesday afternoon. Abby Ripplinger got the scoring started by clearing the bases with a triple in the third inning. Paige Binek and Alexis Soltis followed with RBI singles to cap off...
The temperatures may have been down by early May standards, but the Browerville/Eagle Valley baseball team still made a full week out of it, playing four games in four days. B/EV 5, St. John’s Prep 2 - game one The Tigers opened up the week with a doubleheader against St. John’s Prep, hosted in St...
The Long Prairie Predators opened their season with a night game in Alexandria last Saturday night. The Black Sox ended up blanking them and picking up a 3-0 Resorters League win. Both teams were held in check for five innings as Univerisity of Minnesota-Morris graduate Trent Johnson and North...
Thunder softball got one in the win column last Friday with a dominating 18-2 win at Staples-Motley. After scoring one run in each of the first two innings, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle came alive in a big way, mostly due to pitching control issues from the Cardinals. All nine Thunder scored in the...
The Swanville softball team fell 11-4 to Osakis last Tuesday afternoon.  Sierra Bartkowitz and Avery Jackson each finished with two base hits with the latter driving in a pair of runs. Lucia Bryce and Hailee Schmidt each had one base hit with the former driving in one.  Hannah Schneider had a...
Errors plagued Upsala/Swanvile in a Prairie Conference meeting with Royalton last Tuesday, and it resulted in them falling 6-3. The Patriots committed five errors and Royalton took advantage early, scoring runs in the first and fourth innings to go up 2-0. A sacrifice fly from Jorgan Kiley scored...
The Prairie Conference-leading Tiger softball team opened up the week at Osakis last Monday. Some uncharacteristic mistakes in the field plagued Browerville/Eagle Valley throughout the game and it resulted in the Silverstreaks stealing a game with a 13-7 win, the Tigers’ first loss in league play....
Senior Travis Miller  had a pair of hits.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and Browerville/Eagle Valley baseball teams got locked into a pitcher’s duel when they met in Long Prairie last Thursday night. Sophomore Weston Herzog and senior Hudson Pung combined to toss a three-hit shutout, and the Thunder got just enough offense to pick up a 2-0...
The Thunder track teams competed at the John Reimer Invitational at Pillager last Thursday afternoon. The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle girls scored 36 points to place seventh of eight and the boys scored one point and finished eighth of eight. Junior sprinter Megan Och scored two-thirds of the team’s...

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