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A huge second half rally came up just a bit short for the Browerville/Eagle Valley boys basketball team last Tuesday night as Sauk Centre left town with a 70-63 victory in non-conference play. The first half saw the Tigers struggle to find a rhythm while the Mainstreeters caught fire from outside....
The Benning family from left: Nate, Danny, Megan, and Penny on Megan’s milestone night.
It was a bittersweet moment for the Browerville/Eagle Valley girls team last Thursday night. On the one hand, their season came to a close with a loss in the Section 5A playoffs. But on the other, they got to see sophomore Megan Benning become the 10th Tiger girl to surpass the 1,000-point...
Avery Jackson got around an East Central defender to get a clean look at the basket during the second half of last Saturday’s game.
The playoffs can make or break a team, and the Swanville girls learned that firsthand last Saturday night in Little Falls. Fortunately for them, the No. 2 seeded Bulldogs were able to make it into the next round after being able to escape with a 48-43 win over No. 3 East Central in the Section 5A ...
LPGE junior Diana Salazar Cervantes helped lead a second half charge that lifted the Thunder over Osakis last Tuesday.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle girls hoops team ended a lengthy skid in its matchup with Osakis last Tuesday night. A lockdown defensive effort helped spark the Thunder to a 48-37 win over the Silverstreaks in the regular season finale. The win snapped a 16-game losing streak in the matchup, with LPGE...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle boys made the trip to Glenwood for a non-conference meeting with Minnewaska last Tuesday night. The Thunder dug themselves into too much of a hole to climb out of as the Lakers were able to pick up a 61-50 win. Minnewaska slowly built its lead throughout the first half,...
Upsala’s Carter Johnson (L) and Jorgan Kiley (R) battled for a rebound against LPGE’s Ian Langford (M) last Friday night.
The Upsala boys caught fire and blew by Swanville, 91-45, in an offensive explosion last Monday night. The Cardinals put up an eye popping 51 points in the opening half to jump out to a 28-point lead. They then limited the Bulldogs to 22 points in the second half. 11 players found the scoring...
Mason Gode
The wrestling team for Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville matched their success from last year’s Section 5A individual tournament, qualifying five for state, and ending with all 14 weights as placewinners at the tournament hosted at Minnewaska last Saturday. Mason Gode and Caleb Pesta both claimed...
The Swanville girls end the regular season with an overall record of 19-3, and a 9-1 record in the Prairie Conference. They enter the postseason as the No. 2 seed in the Section 5A south half.
It’s been a long drought of conference titles for the Swanville girls’ sports programs over the years. That drought came to a close last Friday night when the lady Bulldogs capped off the Prairie Conference season with a win in Browerville to secure a first place finish for the first time since...
B/EV junior Chris Vedbraaten looked to make a pass during last Friday’s game against LPGE.
The Browerville/Eagle Valley boys found themselves in a road battle at Swanville last Thursday night. The Tigers ended up needing overtime to escape with a 63-61 win over their Prairie Conference foe. The defense came to play in the first half as B/EV allowed just nine points over the first nine...
From left: LPGE assistant football coaches Brett Eisenschenk and Bob Byers, and head coach Brad Evenson were in attendance for senior Sam Byers signing his Letter of Intent to play at Concordia College in Moorhead.
If Sam Byers had been asked a few years ago if he saw himself playing football after high school, he would have likely said no. However, after developing a love for the game during his junior and senior years at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, playing at the next level became a dream and goal. That dream...

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