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Upsala senior pitcher Alexis Soltis tossed all eight innings in the Cardinals’ win over Royalton last Thursday.
A flurry of sixth inning runs helped fuel the Upsala softball team to a 10-4 non-conference home win over Hancock last Monday afternoon. The Cardinals quickly erased a 1-0 deficit with a three-run second inning. Alexis Soltis drove in a run with a single, and Amber Biniek capped it off by driving...
It was a slow week for the Browerville/Eagle Valley softball team, only playing one game, but they made it count. The Tiger bats woke up in the later innings and the defense stood strong as they grabbed an 11-3 Prairie Conference home win over Swanville last Thursday afternoon. After being quiet...
Feeling that tug on the line, an angler sets the hook and reels in a small sunfish, then asks the perennial question: Should I keep it?  Sunfish, also known as bluegills and pumpkinseeds, are a go-to species for anglers looking for a meal and many anglers may be surprised to know they’re actually...
USA junior shortstop Jackson Thieschafer placed the tag on LPGE junior Ted Stacey during a stolen base attempt last Friday.
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and Upsala/Swanville Area squared off at Faber Field in St. Cloud for the second game of the three-game Prairie Conference showcase last Friday. Errors plagued both sides in a relatively sloppy game and the Patriots ended up putting together just enough offense to squeak by...
Emma Liebsch belted a ball during Tuesday’s game against Upsala. The senior added four hits, including a home run, later in the week against B-H/V.
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle softball picked up a 14-5 Prairie Conference home win over Upsala last Tuesday afternoon. The Thunder scored multiple runs in five of their six innings at the plate, putting two on the board in the first, second, and third, and four runs in both the third and sixth innings....
LPGE freshman Riles Hinson scored points with a sixth place finish in the 110 high hurdles.
The spring weather cooperated enough for Long Prairie-Grey Eagle to host the annual Thunder Relays last Tuesday afternoon. The April event has been canceled due to weather two of the last four years. The Thunder girls finished the day in third place out of 10 teams, scoring 85 points. The boys...
An all dirt infield and high wind speeds helped contribute to an explosion of offense from both Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale last Thursday. All nine Thunder batters picked up hits as the team exploded for 23 of them in an 18-12 win over the Raiders. LPGE trailed 10-7 through...
Browerville/Eagle Valley was in Long Prairie last Tuesday for a 10-team track meet. Both teams placed 10th in the event, with the girls scoring 12.2 points and the boys 12 points. Junior Daniela Cevantes placed third in the 800 with a time of 2:39.86 for the highest placing individual finish on the...
B/EV sophomore pitcher Marissa Callahan tossed a no-hitter, one-hitter, and two-hitter in three Tiger wins last week. She is currently riding a 24-inning scoreless streak.
The Browerville/Eagle Valley softball team took a big step forward in seizing control of the Prairie Conference when they traveled to Royalton last Tuesday. In a matchup of the last two undefeated teams in the conference, the Tiger bats got going to back a stellar performance from sophomore pitcher...
B/EV senior Tate Johnson tossed six effective innings against Royalton, striking out 10, but took a no decision.
Prairie Conference leading Osakis was in Clarissa last Tuesday to take on the Browerville/Eagle Valley baseball team. The Silverstreaks limited the Tigers to just two hits in a 9-0 victory. Osakis scored once in the first and four times in both the sixth and seventh innings. The B/EV defense...

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