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LPGE’s Blake Fossland went up for a shot against Osakis’s Zachary Weir. The junior guard finished with 12 points in the game.
The Osakis boys basketball team displayed its athleticism and transition game when they came to town last Friday. LPGE had an off night on the offensive end and failed to slow down the Silverstreaks in the 63-42 Prairie Conference loss. The Thunder managed to slow Osakis down for much of the first...
The Prairie Centre boys met up with No. 7 ranked Alexandria at the Runestone Community Center for the first game of 2017 last Tuesday. The Cardinals displayed why they’re one of the top teams in Class 1A as they recovered from a 2-0 hole to skate away with a 8-2 win over the North Stars. Cole...
The opening week of 2017 provided the Browerville/Eagle Valley boys with a good postseason preview as they took on three Section 5A opponents. Browerville/EV 66, Verndale 52 It was slow going early on in the first game of the new year, but the Tigers used a big second half and quality play down the...
Mason Gode picked up 10-2 major decision win in his match last Thursday.
Wolves wrestling got off to a great start to the new year last week, winning both of their duals while also competing well in a tough tournament hosted at BBE. The week opened up on the road on Tuesday when the team traveled to Albany for a dual meet. The Wolves won four of the final six matches of...
A slow second half led to the lady Tigers falling to Verndale 75-48 in a Section 5A battle last Tuesday night.  Senior guard Quinn Kircher helped her team keep the score close in the first half as she exploded for 20 of her game high 24 points before halftime as the Pirates held just an eight-point...
2017 kicked off with a challenging matchup for the lady Bulldogs as they traveled up to Menahga last Tuesday. The Braves, entering the game with a 7-3 record, proved to be too much as they picked up a 78-64 win. Swanville was able to stick with their tough opponent, using an effective offense to...
The Ecker sisters, Abby (R) and Ally (L) celebrate after Abby’s first period goal gave the Blue Devils an early lead last Tuesday.
In what was the final scheduled varsity girls hockey game at the Todd County Expo this season, the Blue Devils defended their home ice as they skated to a 3-1 Mid-State Conference win over Park Rapids. The final score was not a good indicator of how lopsided the game was, however, as Prairie Centre...
Senior guard Claire Liebsch went up for a tough shot during the Thunder’s loss against Holdingford.
It was an exciting game last Tuesday night when the LPGE girls basketball team hosted former Prairie Conference foe West Central Area. In a high scoring game by both teams, the Thunder were able to close out a 61-52 win over the Knights. It was a 27-23 game at halftime, with LPGE building on its...
A third period goal ended up being the difference as Wadena-Deer Creek defended its home ice last Tuesday night with a 3-2 win over the North Stars in Mid-State Conference play. The Wolverines jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead on goals by Colby Schertler and Jake Dykhoff in the first period before...
The final dual meet of 2016 for the Wolves started out good, but ended in a loss, as Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie reeled off wins in the final four weights to come away with a 40-32 win. Justin Crandall got things started with third period pin in the opening weight, and Landon Gode...

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