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One poor inning in the field proved to be the difference when Upsala/Swanville Area baseball opened up their season at Isle last Friday. The Patriots committed two errors on the day, but both came in the same inning which led to two runs as the Huskies grabbed a 3-2 win. Peyton Jackson got USA on...
LPGE junior Sam Olson put the bat on the ball during one of his at bats in the opener last Tuesday.
Thunder baseball kicked off their 2017 campaign last week with a pair of home games against Section 6AA foes. LPGE got things started last Tuesday when they hosted Sauk Centre. Early inning errors allowed the Mainstreeters to build a lead before needing to hold off a late rally by the Thunder to...
The Wolves youth wrestlers ended their season at the state tournament on Mar. 31 - Apr. 2.
The Wolves youth wrestlers wrapped up the season at the NYWA State Wrestling Tournament in Rochester March 31 - April 2.  We had nine individuals that wrestled in the State tournament and nine wrestlers who competed in the Invite tournament.  Our K-6 team also competed in five duals in the team...
While it may have been the season opener for both Browerville/Eagle Valley and Melrose last Thursday afternoon, it felt more like a playoff game as both teams turned in phenomenal pitching and defense on the baseball diamond. Runs were hard to come by for both teams, but it ended up being the...
Carolyn Dinkel and Rachel Middendorf
Last season’s North Central Basketball All Star Games was a memorable event for LPGE after head coach Jonathan Young and then senior Maddie Zastrow earned trips, with the latter earning the Most Outstanding Player award as well as placing third in the three-point contest. There’s hope for more...
Spring is here and that means track athletes have been preparing anyway they can, despite the weather, to get ready for the upcoming season. At Upsala/Swanville Area, hopes are high after bringing back several athletes who competed in the section meet last year. The boys team will have plenty of...
LPGE senior Eric Hinnenkamp is one of the top returning pitchers in the area after leading the Thunder on the mound in 2016.
This spring will mark the beginning of a new pitch count policy for baseball in the Minnesota State High School League. At the varsity level, pitchers may throw 1-30 pitches and pitch the following day. 31-50 pitches requires one day of rest, 51-75 two days, and 76-105 three days. 105 is the daily...
From left: LPGE All-Conference selections Carolyn Dinkel, Rachel Middendorf, and Taylor Kingston. Emma Liebsch, honorable mention. Not pictured: Claire Liebsch, honorable mention.
The entire starting lineup for the Thunder girls basketball team earned some Prairie Conference accolades when the awards list was released. LPGE senior Carolyn Dinkel, and juniors Taylor Kingston and Rachel Middendorf earned All-Conference honors after finishing second in league play with a record...
Last season’s Thunder team made a run to the final four of the Section 6AA tournament. From left: Ally Ecker, Rachel Middendorf, Emma Liebsch, and Tristen Marcyes celebrate after a walkoff playoff win. All four are back this season.
Last season’s LPGE softball team went on one of the best runs in recent years. The Thunder won 14 of 15 games to close out the regular season, and that carried over to them making a postseason run to a final four finish in section play. While that run was fueled in part by a group of four senior...
Brooklyn Thieschafer is expected to suit up at catcher for the Bulldogs again this spring.
After a strong start to the season in 2016, the Swanville softball team comes back once again packed with a young roster looking to forget a skid down the stretch. The Bulldogs bring in new head coach Erin Sabyan to take over the youthful roster. She has spent the preseason figuring out what...

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