Sports

LPGE junior Parker Gjerstad finished seventh in the 800 at the conference meet.
  The LPGE girls track team shrugged off some chilly and damp weather last Wednesday to place first in four events and set a pair of meet records at the annual Prairie Conference meet. The Thunder placed second out of six in the team scoring, finishing with 93 points. Osakis placed first with 238....
USA second baseman Peyton Jackson placed the tag on LPGE’s Matt Roe on a stolen base attempt.
LPGE baseball was downed 11-4 at Melrose last Monday afternoon. The Thunder collected just five hits as a team and surrendered five errors in the field while falling behind 9-0 after four innings. All four of the team’s runs came in the sixth inning. Three of the runs came when Caleb Jasken cleared...
LPGE junior Tristen Marcyes made several nice defensive plays at second base and hit a home run in Friday’s playoff game.
  After having little trouble scoring runs in the regular season, the bats went cold for Thunder softball when they opened up Section 6AA postseason play against No. 3 seed Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale last Friday. While LPGE was able to get runners on base, they were unable to come up with clutch...
Megan Carry led the Tiger throwers with a fourth place finish in the shot put.
The Tiger boys track team had four events earn All-Conference and one with honorable mention at the Prairie Conference meet last Wednesday. Junior thrower Devin Lange had the lone first place finish of the day, leading the field in the shot put with a throw of 42-3. He added a fifth place finish in...
Tiger baseball pulled off an improbable comeback last Monday when they overcame a seven run deficit in the final inning to walk-off with an 8-7 home win over Royalton last Monday. The Royals controlled the game for six innings, carrying a 7-0 lead into the final inning before Browerville/Eagle...
From left: Sam Olson, Matt Roe, Jaden Evenson, and Prep’s Nick Foss look for a ruling after Evenson placed the tag on Foss on a stolen base attempt.
LPGE baseball overcame some defensive mistakes to hold on for a 4-3 home win over St. John’s Prep last Tuesday. The Thunder got on the board in the bottom of the first when Matt Roe led off with a walk and came in to score on an error. The senior then sparked another scoring rally when he led off...
Lawrence Mettler competed in the jumping events at Long Prairie two weeks ago. Last week, he placed second in both the triple and long jumps.
The track and field athletes for Upsala/Swanville Area kept busy again last week, competing in two meets. They kicked off their week when they traveled to Osakis for a five team meet where the boys placed third and the girls fifth. Two school records fell at the meet with the 4x800 relay team of...
The Tigers had their bats going last Friday when they made the long trip up north to Blackduck where they cruised to a 13-0 win in five innings. Browerville/Eagle Valley wasted little time getting on the board as senior Bryce Irsfeld belted the first pitch of the game over the fence and classmate...
USA senior Troy Evans was able to avoid the tag as he slid into home plate in Friday’s game against Ogilvie.
A late inning rally helped lift Upsala/Swanville Area baseball to a 9-4 comeback win over Browerville/Eagle Valley last Tuesday. After falling behind 4-0 after two innings, the Patriots went on to score nine unanswered runs starting with a three-run fifth inning. Travis Barthel drove one in with an...
The bats were quiet in both weekend games for the Predators as they fell in two low scoring games. Preds 1, Ashby 4 Long Prairie mustered just three hits in their opener against Ashby, which led to them suffering a 4-1 loss on the road. Ashby struck first, putting together a rally with two outs in...

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