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The Pierz Bulldogs held Swanville to just five hits to grab a 9-0 win at home last Saturday afternoon. Joe Strauch gave up the five hits while striking out nine in the complete game shutout. The Bulldogs scored two in the second, one in the third, and six in the sixth inning. Troy Evans had a...
The Upsala/Swanville Area baseball team traveled to Minnewaska last Wednesday looking to extend its season by battling through the elimination portion of the Section 6A postseason bracket. They survived and advanced early in the day as they picked up a 5-1 win over Brandon/Evansville. The offense...
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...

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