Sports

The Swanville boys hoops team went 2-1 at a three-day tournament hosted by St. John’s Prep last week. The Bulldogs fell in their opening game last Thursday night, as a second half rally came up just short as Milaca came out with a 65-61 win. It was a slow start for Swanville as they trailed 35-22...
Junior forward Moriah Cebulla battled for control of the puck against Northern Lakes’ Chelsea Skluzacek during last Tuesday’s game.
Another strong defensive performance helped the Prairie Centre girls bounce back with a 3-0 shutout win over Northern Lakes last Tuesday night. It was also their first Mid-State Conference win of the season. Gabby Olson scored a pair of first period goals and Kenzie Christianson added another in...
Thomas Pesta edged Osakis’s Garret Sunder by picking up a 5-2 decision victory in last Thursday’s home opener.
After a disappointing result at the Wadena invite, the Wolves bounced back in a big way last week by winning the first dual of the season and putting up good results at the Grant County Invite. The Wolves opened the week last Thursday by hosting its first home matches of the season as they welcomed...
The offense has finally picked up for the Prairie Centre boys. After scoring three goals in a loss last Friday, the North Stars netted five at Albert Kaiser Arena in Bagley to pick up a 5-1 win over Bagley/Fosston, the first win of the season. Stats were not submitted from this game. Prairie Centre...
Abby Ecker (L) and Kenzie Christianson (R) celebrate after Ecker’s third period goal against Morris/Benson last Thursday.
The Prairie Centre girls made it 12 wins in a row against Morris/Benson when they hosted the Storm in Long Prairie last Thursday night. Abby Ecker and Mikayla Olson each scored a pair of goals and Angela Hanson and Mackenzie Och combined for 13 saves to post a shutout. Shelby Otte got things going...
Maddie Zastrow (L) and Rachel Middendorf (M) play defense against Melrose’s Cassie Klaphake (R). The Thunder held Melrose to just 18 first half points.
The Thunder girls have endured some growing pains the last two seasons but after a few weeks of play this winter, it appears to have paid off. LPGE played in its fourth close game in a row last Friday night when they took on Melrose, but were also able to close out the game to make it four wins in...
Luke Gustafson went up for a first half layup against a defending Charlie Kurowski (L) and Bennett Primus (R).
Thunder head coach Brandon Puck always knows it will be a battle playing at Swanville and his team got into a dogfight with the Bulldogs last Tuesday night. After 36 minutes of aggressive and physical play, it was LPGE that was able to squeak by with a 50-48 Prairie Conference win. The first half...
The Alexandria Aces will be coming to Long Prairie on Friday, Dec. 18. They will be performing at halftime of the LPGE/Royalton boys basketball game. The Aces perform all over the nation and are one of the top acts in both the NCAA and NBA. Their show has been seen by over four million fans and...
Bryce Irsfeld (L) battled with Waseca’s Nick Dufault (R) for control of the ball. The pair got locked in a duel with Dufault scoring a game high 36 and Irsfeld bringing his Tigers back into the game with a 32-point performance.
The Breakdown Tip-Off Classic features some of the best teams and players in all of Minnesota. The opening game of the day put No. 5-1A ranked Browerville/Eagle Valley up against an undefeated Class 3A Waseca team at Minnetonka High School. It also pitted two of the top scorers in the state, Bryce...
The young lady Cardinals hoops team struggled against a quality BBE team last Tuesday night. Turnovers and shooting were two struggles in Upsala’s 71-37 loss to the Jaguars. The Cardinals committed 27 turnovers in the game and shot just 30 percent from the field. One bright spot for the young team...

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