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LPGE junior Diana Salazar Cervantes went up for two of her 11 second half points which helped lead the comeback rally against Verndale.
An inspired second half effort helped the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle girls basketball squad claw back into the game and force overtime last Tuesday against Verndale, but the Pirates ended up winning overtime to escape Long Prairie with a 57-55 non-conference win. A back and forth first half saw...
LPGE senior guard Nick Byers pulled up for a shot during one of the Thunder’s three games from last week.
A big second half run by Section 8, Class 2A foe — Park Rapids — helped lift the Panthers to a 58-48 win over the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle boys last Tuesday night. The Thunder jumped out to a quick 8-3 lead early in the first before Park Rapids rallied with a 9-2 run. LPGE came back to grab a five-...
The No. 7 seed Prairie Centre boys skated into a tough matchup against No. 2 Sartell-St. Stephen in the Section 6A playoffs last Tuesday. The Sabres scored three times in each of the first two periods to advance with an 8-2 win over the North Stars. Sartell-St. Stephen wasted little time getting on...
The Upsala girls saw the strength and depth of Section 5A when they traveled to Pine River-Backus last Thursday night for a late season test. The Tigers showed why they have 20-plus wins on the season, cruising by the Cardinals, 66-31. Pine River-Backus jumped out to a big lead on their home floor...
A cold night shooting the basketball made it difficult for the Upsala boys to stick with Royalton last Thursday night. The Royals grabbed control early and used their defense to come away with a 55-34 win in Prairie Conference action. Royalton limited the Cardinals to just 14 first half points...
Wolves captains holding the Section 5A first place plaque, from left: Justin Crandall, Austin Carr, Caleb Pesta, and Nye Becker.
  The Wolves were able to take in the whole experience of a state tournament last year. From the emotions of winning the section title, to the send-offs at both schools, to the thrill of walking through the Xcel Energy Center — it can be a struggle to focus on what they are actually there to do —...
Eight wrestling teams will represent Class 1A at the Xcel Energy Center on Feb. 28. These teams are considered the best in the state and will being vying for a title. Here’s a snap shot of who will be representing each section in the state. Section 1A: Goodhue. Rank: No. 12. Record: 24-8. Title...
Emily Beseman posted career highs of 40 points and 17 rebounds in the same week to earn herself a Top Performer recognition.
Swanville’s standout senior point guard Emily Beseman has helped lead the Bulldogs for over four years now, but she has saved her best for last. The senior-heavy Swanville squad boasts an impressive 17-2 record, and Beseman played a big hand two of those recent wins. The Minnesota Girls Basketball...
The Prairie Centre boys scored three unanswered goals to close out the game which proved to be a difference in their 5-2 home win over Becker-Big Lake in the regular season finale in Sauk Centre last Thursday night. The win lifted them to 17 wins for the season, a program record. The Eagles wasted...
Swanville seniors Hannah Schneider (L) and Mackenzie Feuling (R) walled up and limited space for LPGE’s Emma Liebsch to operate inside the paint.
The Swanville girls basketball team is in the hunt for a Prairie Conference title, and they helped that chase last Tuesday when they picked up a 60-31 home win against Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on an emotional senior night. The lady Bulldogs pounced on the Thunder from the very start and took control...

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