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The prep basketball season has come to a close and award recipients for the Prairie Conference have been announced. It was a good winter for the Savageau family in Osakis. Sophomore Daniel won the Prairie’s Most Valuable Player award after the Silverstreaks finished with a 12-0 undefeated record in...
Second baseman Peyton Jackson (L) is one of just two players back with considerable varsity experience from last season.
There will be nearly a totally new lineup when Upsala/Swanville Area takes the baseball diamond for the first time this spring. The Patriots will be looking to replace all but one starter after graduating 11 seniors from 2017. They come into the spring with four seniors, three juniors, and the...
Sierra Bartkowitz turned to fire across the diamond last spring. The junior will look to move around in the field where needed again this spring.
Swanville softball will be looking to put an injury-riddled 2017 in the rearview mirror as they prepare for their first game this spring.  The Bulldogs had a number of girls miss much of last season, but enter 2018 healthy and ready to compete. The team is doing what it can with indoor practices...
Thunder award recipients from left: Lizbeth Felix Sanchez, Rachel Middendorf, Taylor Kingston, Emma Liebsch, and Kaitlin Welters.
The season came to a close for the Thunder girls basketball team with a 65-52 road loss at Park Rapids on Mar. 1. The team recently announced its award winners for the 2017-18 season. Seniors Taylor Kingston and Rachel Middendorf again were named to the All-Conference team, and junior Emma Liebsch...
Thunder junior Emma Liebsch will be one of several pitching options for the team this spring.
Two years removed from a run to the final four in the Section 6AA playoffs, the Thunder return several key pieces this spring in hopes of putting it together like they did in 2016. Several players return from that team, including: seniors Tristen Marcyes, Rachel Middendorf, and juniors Emma Liebsch...
Taylor Schnettler will be the Tigers’ lone senior this spring, and will be expected to provide leadership for her younger teammates.
When the snow eventually melts away and the spring season begins, Browerville/Eagle Valley will again field a young team on the softball diamond. The Tigers enter the season with just one senior, one junior, and three sophomores. The rest of the roster consists of freshmen and eighth graders. The...
The student section at LPGE sporting events should be filled out starting next fall after the school board recently approved free admission for students.
The stands at sporting events should be filled at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle next school year after the Board of Education recently passed a motion to give free admission to its students. Currently, the price of admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students. There are activity passes for $30. Other...
Browerville/Eagle Valley boys basketball head coach Bob Schueller traded out his Tiger orange and black for the blue and white of his alma mater, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, at last weekend’s state basketball tournament. The No. 4 seed Knights (33-1) took care of business over the weekend, defeating No...
LPGE sophomore Brandon Fossland drove around Perham’s Logan Richter, a 2019 University of Minnesota defensive line commit.
The Thunder boys had their work cut out for them when they opened up the Section 8AA postseason at Perham. The Yellowjackets finished the regular season ranked No. 3 in Class 2A, and are the last undefeated team in all of Minnesota. They showed why on Thursday night, putting together a big second...
A big first half helped the No. 4 seed Tigers boys hold off No. 5 Sebeka 66-59 in the opening round of the Section 5A playoffs last Thursday night.  Browerville/Eagle Valley came out firing, connecting on their first five shots of the night. They built their lead up to 14 with eight minutes to go...

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