Sports

The Prairie Centre girls went into last Tuesday’s game against River Lakes as winners of three of their last four. The team’s defense and goaltender Angela Hanson had been on a hot streak, allowing just two goals in those four games. It looked to be another low scoring affair against River Lakes...
A good defensive performance was spoiled by a poor shooting night for the Thunder boys last Tuesday at Staples as they fell 46-34 in a low scoring affair. Neither team shot well from the field, with LPGE shooting 16/47 (34 percent) while Staples-Motley shot 16/51 (31 percent). The big different was...
The North Stars suffered a heartbreaking loss to rival Wadena-Deer Creek when the two teams squared off at the Expo Arena last Tuesday night. Prairie Centre jumped out to a 3-1 lead after the first two periods behind a hat trick performance from Hunter Fletcher. Ryan Preusser assisted on all three...
The Tiger boys hoops team ran into a resilient Osakis team when the two teams met in Prairie Conference action last Tuesday night. A big second half by Browerville/Eagle Valley allowed them to pull away to a 77-50 win over the Silverstreaks. It was an offensive showcase by both teams in the first...
The Swanville boys basketball team picked up a Section 5A win last Tuesday, defeating Verndale 54-48 on the road. Sam and Lawrence Mettler provided a boost offensively, combining to score 27 points, while also combining for 15 rebounds. The Bulldogs did a good job getting to the charity stripe as...
It was business as usual for the Browerville/Eagle Valley girls last Monday night as they toppled Henning 85-32 in Clarissa. The Tigers, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A, jumped out to a huge lead by opening the game with a 32-3 run. Quinn Kircher, fresh off her 1,000 point milestone game, came up with six...
Jadon Buntjer went for a takedown against his opponent. The senior ended up winning a 12-2 major decision.
The Wolves wrestlers put up impressive results in front of a good crowd on Parents Night last Thursday as they moved to 2-0 on the season with a 67-9 win over Prairie Valley. All but two matches went to the Wolves on the night, with six of them coming via forfeit. Justin Crandall got things started...
Taylor Kingston (L) went up for a layup over Swanville’s Haileigh Sales (R). The sophomore finished with a double-double, scoring 12 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.
An already thin Thunder roster battled through foul trouble  to hold off a resilient young Swanville bunch last Friday night 50-36. LPGE jumped out to a quick 10-2 lead early in the first half, but Swanville slowly began to chip away. After the lead was cut down to just two points, Taylor Kingston...
After suffering through a six-game losing streak to begin the season, the Prairie Centre boys have bounced back with wins in their past two games. The North Stars, hosting Morris/Benson in Sauk Centre, used a huge second period to help cruise to a 7-2 win last Thursday. After nearly 14 minutes of...
The Thunder boys ran into some tough competition last Tuesday night when they hit the road for a game against Minnewaska. The Lakers, winners of five of their six games, scored 22 points off 21 Thunder turnovers to help pick up a 63-37 non conference win. A big first half put the game out of reach...

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