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Homecoming certainly didn’t end up being a distraction for Browerville/Eagle Valley last Friday night as the Tigers got right back to business when they took the field against winless Kimball. The Tigers’ defense came up with several takeaways in the game and posted its second shutout in a row and...
Allison Winge (L) and Raelyn Miller (R) go up for a block during the Thunder’s home opener last Thursday night.
It’s still early in the season,  but the Thunder volleyball team has looked much stronger than they were a year ago. However, they were unable to stick with an Osakis team that has dominated the Prairie Conference in recent years as the Silverstreaks picked up its 31st straight conference win with...
Madison Gorr returned a serve during her 6-0, 6-1 win over her New York Mills opponent.
LPGE/USA fell in a close match with Staples-Motley back on Sept. 4. Staples hosted a triangular with LPGE/USA and Foley and the Thunder dropped their match with the Cardinals 4-3. The top three singles players picked up the wins for the Thunder with Abby Ecker winning 6-1, 6-0, McKenzie Barth 6-4,...
Both the boys and girls Thunder cross country teams saw improvements on their times when they competed at a meet hosted by Wadena-Deer Creek last Tuesday. The Thunder boys placed seventh on the day while the girls took eighth. Matt Jasken led the way in the boys race finishing 13th with a time of...
The Thunder football team ran into a tough Ottertail Central team last week and fell 72-6. The Bulldogs, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A, and the favorite in both the Midwest Blue District and Section 6AA, jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the first quarter. Both LPGE and OTC went to their second teams in the...
Sophomore Jordan Gorder carried the load for the Tigers, picking up 161 yards and scoring all three touchdowns.
Every time the Upsala/Swanville Area and Browerville/Eagle Valley football team take the field, there is never any shortage of hard hits in a hard fought battle. That was certainly the case last Friday when the No. 5 ranked Patriots and No. 6 ranked Tigers battled in Mid State subdistrict 3 action...
The Tigers brought their brooms to Upsala last Tuesday evening as they cruised to a quick 3-0 Prairie Conference win over the Cardinals. After a sluggish start in the opening set, Browerville/Eagle Valley regained its focus to take it 25-23. They went on to take the next two 25-11 and 25-14. “We...
The annual day game in Upsala for the USA football team took place back on Sept. 4 and ended with the Patriots blowing out Parkers Prairie by a score of 40-6. The passing game got going early on for the Patriots as Myron Ripplinger connected with Parker Barth and Carter Loven for first quarter...
Cody Marcyes shed a tackler and broke free for a 73-yard punt return touchdown in the first quarter.
On a hot and humid evening that probably had most people dreaming of the cool Friday nights in October, the Thunder football team endured not only the heat, but also big plays from Warroad to come away with a 20-12 win in Long Prairie. LPGE faced several moments where they could have rolled over...
Thunder volleyball moved to 2-0 on the season when they defeated Staples-Motley 3-0 last Tuesday night. The night fully belonged to LPGE as they were in total control over the Cardinals from the very first serve. Kayla Bense got the Thunder off to their hot start when the senior began the night...

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