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Gavin Koetter (11) celebrated with Riley Johnson (59) after his first of three touchdowns.
There was no shortage of offense last Friday when Upsala/Swanville Area hosted Kimball for the annual homecoming afternoon game in Upsala. The Patriots jumped out to a huge lead and piled it on to grab a 52-35 district win over the Cubs. The USA offense wasn’t slowed from the light precipitation as...
Senior Hannah Schneider went for an attack during Saturday’s tournament in Long Prairie.
Swanville won a Prairie Conference home bout with Long Prairie-Grey Eagle last Tuesday night by a score of 3-1. “It was a good win for the girls. They played hard and there were a lot of good volleys between the two teams,” said Bulldogs head coach Lizz Schafer. “We recently mixed up our rotation a...
Freshman Maddie Becker extended to return a volley against Pierz.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Upsala/Swanville Area tennis team fell 5-2 to Pierz in last Tuesday’s regular season finale. The Thunder grabbed wins at the top two singles spots with No. 1 Ally Ecker winning 6-2, 6-4 and No. 2 Abbi Larson winning 6-2, 6-1.    LPGE/USA 2, Pierz 5 Singles No. 1 Ally...
The Thunder raced at the Sauk Centre Invitational last Tuesday afternoon. The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle girls placed fifth out of 11 teams while the boys finished 11th of 11. Seventh grader Caroline Kuehne continued her strong season with another top-10 performance, placing 10th in the varsity field...
Browerville/Eagle Valley volleyball opened up its week with a road match at Pillager where the Huskies were able to come away with a 3-1 win. The issue ended up being the Tigers struggling to put together all parts of their game to stick with Pillager. “If you recall the saying, ‘there’d be days...
B/EV senior runningback Luke Iten (L) looked to avoid a tackle from USA’s Tony Boeckermann (15) during last Friday’s game.
A good defensive battle turned into an explosion of offense when Browerville/Eagle Valley hosted Upsala/Swanville Area for homecoming last Friday night. After just four touchdowns were scored in the first three quarters, the two teams combined to score six in the fourth quarter alone as the teams...
B/EV senior Kennady Hudalla (3) went for a tip at the net against Upsala junior Laura Lange during last Tuesday’s Prairie Conference matchup.
The final score from last Tuesday’s volleyball match may show a sweep for Browerville/Eagle Valley over Upsala, but those in attendance know it was much closer than that. The Tigers played the role of comeback kids in each of the three sets to finish off the Cardinals in three sets. The largest...
LPGE senior Cole Crosby finished with 63 rushing yards on 15 carries against Ottertail Central last Friday night.
The Thunder football team continued its midseason buzzsaw portion of their schedule last Friday when they hosted Ottertail Central, the No. 7 ranked team in Class 1A this season. The Bulldogs jumped on the home team early and ended up grabbing a 46-14 win to improve to 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the...
Eighth grader Connor Flan finished fourth for the Thunder and 56th overall at Paynesville.
The Thunder cross country teams made a trip down to Paynesville for a meet last Tuesday. The varsity girls placed sixth out of eight full teams and the boys placed seventh out of 10 at the race. Caroline Kuehne again led the way for Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, placing eighth overall with a time of 21:...
That deciding fourth point proved to be elusive for the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Upsala/Swanville Area tennis team last Thursday. Battling a chilly and windy September afternoon, the Thunder fell 4-3 at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. Senior Ally Ecker cruised to a straight set shutout win at No. 1 singles...

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