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Missed opportunities on offense spoiled a good day of pitching as the Predators fell 3-2 in 11 innings to Osakis on Sunday afternoon. Long Prairie got on the board first when Mitchell Hinnenkamp and Joey Gaida hit back-to-back singles in the fifth and Zach Miller drove in one with an RBI single....
Predators second baseman Sam Ecker hauled in a shallow pop fly during Sunday’s game against Alexandria.
Good pitching helped the Long Prairie Predators finish off their May schedule with a 5-0 shutout win over Sauk Centre. Zach Miller and Tommy Geisenhof combined to throw a one-hitter in the game. Miller tossed the first seven innings to pick up the win and Geisenhof threw the final two. Offensively...
Peyton Guthrie advanced to this week’s state meet. Guthrie placed second in the 200.
It was a good day on the track for Upsala/Swanville Area last Thursday when they traveled up to Fergus Falls for the Section 6A meet. The Patriots ended up qualifying three athletes for the state meet. Isaac Guthrie was the first athlete to qualify after the senior placed second in the discus with...
A marathon game ended in heartbreak for the Upsala/Swanville Area baseball team as they got locked into a duel with Brandon/Evansville in the Section 6A opener last Tuesday. Despite some quality pitching, the Patriots failed to escape with a win in a low-scoring 2-1 loss to the No. 3 seed Chargers...
Elle Olson (L) took the handoff from fellow senior Claire Liebsch (R) during the state qualifying 4x200 relay race.
The Section 6A track meet always brings with it a good level of competition to determine who is deserving of moving on to the Class 1A state meet. The Thunder found that out last Thursday when they traveled to Fergus Falls. At the end of the day, four LPGE athletes qualified to move on to state ...
Junior catcher Noah Koltes hauled in the relay throw on a play at the plate in the game against Foley.
Despite grabbing an early lead, the LPGE baseball team couldn’t hold on against a resilient Foley team when the two teams met at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud last Tuesday. The No. 2 seed Eagles scored in their final four innings at the plate to erase their early deficit and grab a 6-2 win over the...
2017 letterwinners. Back row from left: Kaitlin Welters, Lexi Biermaier, Hannah Middendorf, Diana Salazar, Brooke Goertz. Front row from left: Emma Liebsch, Kayla Drevlow, Tristen Marcyes, Rachel Middendorf, Ally Ecker. Not pictured: Amber Miller, Hailey Tomford, Riley Steinmetz, and Kimberly Pachan.
Thunder softball closed the door on its 2017 season last Thursday when they hosted their end of the season awards banquet. The team named its conference, section, and team award recipients. Senior Kayla Drevlow and sophomore Emma Liebsch earned All-Conference honors and junior Rachel Middendorf and...
B/EV junior Jordan Gorder had the team’s highest placing finish at the Section 6A meet, taking sixth in the triple jump.
The Browerville/Eagle Valley track team had three of its four events turn in top-10 finishes when they competed at the Section 6A meet in Fergus Falls last Thursday afternoon. Junior jumper Jordan Gorder had the highest placing finish for the team, reaching the podium with a sixth place finish in...
The Tigers battled back into the game but came up short in the Section 6A opener last Tuesday, falling to No. 2 seed BBE by a score of 7-5. The Jaguars jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead on their home field in Elrosa, taking advantage of three Browerville/Eagle Valley errors by pairing them with four...
Thunder second baseman Hudson Pung (L) attempted to reel in the throw and place the tag on the Pequot Lakes runner with shortstop Sam Olson backing up the play (M).
Early offense backed another pitching gem by Eric Hinnenkamp as No. 6 seed LPGE upset No. 3 Pequot Lakes in the opening round of the Section 6AA tournament last Thursday. The Thunder put two runs on the board in the opening inning and their senior ace allowed just one hit to fuel them to a 2-1 win...

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