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Cody Sprenger
A former basketball standout at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and then at Northwestern-St. Paul has re-joined the Eagles as an assistant coach for next season. Cody Sprenger, a 2013 graduate of LPGE and 2017 graduate of UNW will help lead an Eagles program that has developed a rich tradition of winning....
The Long Prairie Predators picked up their second win over Carlos this season last Sunday afternoon. The Predators grabbed control of the lead early, and then wound up winning 4-2 in a bizarre ending. With two outs in the ninth and the bases loaded, the Cougars ended up making an illegal...
Upsala belted 14 hits, and got a complete game effort from Eric Lampert to pick up a 9-4 win over Buckman last Saturday. Lampert tossed all nine innings, allowed just four runs six hits, and ended with 11 strikeouts. He also got the offense started with a two-run home run in the second inning. The...
Swanville was unable to muster enough offense when they traveled to Buckman on Sunday. The Billygoats held the Swans to just three hits en route to a 6-2 home win. Peyton Jackson got Swanville on the board in the top of the first when he delivered a single to bring in Jordan Sales. Buckman came...
The 4x100 team stopped for a pre-race photo. From left: Kaitlyn Proell, Brianna Young, Nora Gamradt, and Megan Och.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle track team had five girls compete in five events at last Thursday’s Section 6A meet hosted in Fergus Falls. No athletes qualified for the state tournament, but the Thunder had a few events receive medals and reach the podium. The 4x100 relay team which includes seniors...
Senior third baseman Jenna Ripplinger turned to first after fielding a shallow grounder against B/EV.
It is a common phrase that it is tough to defeat a team three times in one season. That was the case last Tuesday in Minnewaska when Browerville/Eagle Valley and Upsala met for an elimination game in the Section 6A tournament. After the Tigers picked up low-scoring wins in the regular season en...
Gage VanRisseghem lost a tiebreaker in the discus to finish one spot short of the state meet.
Upsala/Swanville Area track sent five athletes to the Section 6A meet hosted in Fergus Falls last Thursday afternoon. There was some heartbreak for the team as Patriot senior Gage VanRisseghem just barely missed a spot at state in the discus, losing a tiebreaker. VanRisseghem had a throw of 150-10...
Mitchell Heid (L) was met at home by teammates Tim Zastrow (M) and Nate Petermeier (R) after his first inning home run against Carlos.
You can put one on the board for the Long Prairie Predators baseball squad. The Preds helped kick off the 2019 Prairie Days with a home game against Carlos under the lights in Long Prairie last Friday night. The home team got going early and held on late to pick up a 5-0 win in a lightning...
The No. 3 Upsala/Swanville Area baseball team kicked off the Section 6A playoffs last Tuesday by taking down No. 6 Ortonville, 8-1, to advance to the double elimination portion of the tournament. Three Patriot pitchers combined to scatter six hits and four walks to hold their opponents in check. At...
Athletes of the Month from left: Cathleen Rieffer, Nicholas Mettler, Haden Chuba, Mackenzie Feuling.
Swanville High School is pleased to announce its May Athletes of the Month:  Mackenzie Fueling for softball, Haden Chuba for baseball, Cathleen Rieffer for girls' track and Nicholas Mettler for boys' track. Coaches' Comments: "The Bulldog Softball team would like to nominate Mackenzie Fueling as...

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