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Swanville, MN - May 10, 2018 -- The Swanville Swans Baseball Club announced today that it was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF), the grant program supported by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association designed to promote youth...
LPGE centerfielder Blake Fossland was able to track down a fly ball during last week’s game against Osakis.
LPGE 1, Osakis 5 - game one The Thunder were unable to get the bats going against Prairie Conference leading Osakis last Tuesday afternoon. The Silverstreaks picked up a 5-1 win in game one. LPGE remained within striking distance until the fifth inning when Osakis took advantage of an error to...
Thunder softball picked up one of three games last week. They fell to Sauk Centre on Tuesday 9-6 and Pequot Lakes 9-1 on Friday. They salvaged the week with a 12-2 win in five innings against Pillager in the second game of the doubleheader on Friday. LPGE is now 7-6 overall and wrap up the regular season with a home game against Staples-Motley on May 16. The postseason begins on May 21. Pictured: Senior Taylor Kingston rose up to snag a line drive to centerfield last Friday.
The Thunder girls track team placed fifth out of 11 teams when they competed in the Dave Sieben Invitational last Thursday. Junior Megan Och had the highest placing finish for the day, winning the pole vault by clearing 8-00. She added a fourth place finish in the 400 (1:04.35). Senior captain...
Freshman pitcher Marissa Callahan tossed a pair of shutouts and finished with 30 strikeouts in five complete games last week.
The Browerville/Eagle Valley softball team continued to use its recipe for success this season when they traveled to Osakis for a doubleheader last Tuesday afternoon. The young Tigers used their strong pitching, aggressive base running, and error-free defense to cut down their Prairie Conference...
The Tiger baseball team cruised to a doubleheader sweep of St. John’s Prep in St. Joseph last Monday afternoon. B/EV 9, St. John’s Prep 1 - game one B/EV provided plenty of offense to support senior Nate Petermeier’s complete game effort in a 9-1 win in the first game of the day. The Tigers scored...
LPGE senior Noah Koltes had the highlight of last week’s trap shooting competition, shooting a perfect 50/50 targets. The trap shooters are already a few weeks into competition.
Minneapolis, MN – 11,936 student participants from 349 high school teams are participating in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s (MNSHSCTL) 2018 spring season, which began April 1st. Those are the highest participation numbers ever for the state, according to League officials. “...
The Upsala/Swanville Area baseball squad quickly erased an early deficit as the bats woke up in a hurry and the defense played flawless in a 10-2 win over Isle last Monday. The Huskies jumped out to a 2-0 lead in their first trip to the plate. However, the Patriots were able to put together a two-...
A few plays ended up being the difference in a very close Predators season opener as they hosted Osakis last Saturday night. The Hawks ended up breaking a tie in the eighth inning to narrowly edge Long Prairie 2-1. The Preds got going from the opening inning as Tommy Geisenhof led off by reaching...
LPGE-Browerville wrestling capped off their historic year, with the Wolves banquet, held at the Thunder Lodge in Long Prairie.  The Wolves graduate five seniors, but look to bring back 18 letter winners next season. Thomas Pesta, Dalton Butler, Keegan Cavallero, Devin Lange, and Tate Urman were the...
The Upsala/Swanville Area track teams made the trip to Melrose last Thursday to compete in the Dave Sieben Invitational. The Patriot boys placed seventh and the girls ninth. The boys team scored points in 11 events while the girls scored in eight. Lawrence Mettler continued his strong spring season...

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