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The Long Prairie Area Just for Kix dancers are scheduled to perform at three Thunder basketball games this winter.  Mark the calendars to see the dancers perform at halftime on Jan. 19, Jan. 26, and Feb. 15. Also note, the Thunder girls basketball team will be playing a day game against Upsala on...
The Browerville/Eagle Valley boys put an end to a four-game skid last Thursday by picking up a 49-34 road win at New York Mills. The Tigers had 18 days since their last game to clean things up, and they turned in a strong performance on the defensive end against the Eagles. They used 7-0 and 9-0...
Senior Keegan Cavallero pinned two of his opponents and won all three of his matches at last Tuesday’s quad in Long Prairie.
The last few seasons have seen the Wolves wrestling program continue to build and improve on success each year. This group of wrestlers find themselves in a new spot this year after experiencing some early season success.  The team is now 7-0 after picking up wins in all three dual meet of a quad...
Senior forward Gabby Olson (5) scored 11 goals and had five assists during the team’s five-game winning streak.
The Blue Devils hockey team extended their winning streak to five games and picked up a second win in Mid-State Conference play with an 8-4 road win at Park Rapids on Tuesday. Lupita Mora, Shelby Otte, and Gabby Olson scored first period goals as Prairie Centre jumped out to a 3-0 lead. The...
Sophomore Hannah Middendorf went to make a pass during Thursday’s game against Paynesville.
The Thunder girls used a well-balanced scoring attack to cruise to a 52-31 win over a winless Paynesville team in the first part of a boys/girls doubleheader in Long Prairie last Thursday. LPGE had a quick start to the game, going on a 10-2 run behind five points from junior Emma Liebsch, but...
Junior forward Cole Crosby (11) handled the puck up the ice against Wadena-Deer Creek last Tuesday.
Wadena-Deer Creek broke the game open in the second period and skated away with a 6-1 win over the Prairie Centre boys when two Mid-State Conference teams met in Long Prairie last Tuesday. The Wolverines scored early in the second before the North Stars countered minutes later with a Seth Deters...
Senior Nathan Ruda squared up for a shot during second half action of last Thursday’s game.
Neither LPGE or Swanville had good nights shooting the ball when the two Prairie Conference teams met last Tuesday night. The difference came at the free throw line where the Bulldogs shot 20 more free throws and connected on enough down the stretch to come away with a 58-53 win at home. The...
The lady Cardinals dropped a non-conference matchup to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 84-49 last Tuesday night. Leading the Upsala attack was sophomore Laura Lange’s 17-point performance. Senior Stef Pohlman added 11 points, and junior Jenna Ripplinger chipped in 10. Upsala 75, Bertha-Hewitt 43 The...
The young Browerville/Eagle Valley girls hoops team fell 66-31 on the road to New York Mills last Tuesday. After sticking with the Eagles over the first eight minutes of the game, the Tigers lacked energy and communication the rest of the half to allow New York Mills to grab a 41-14 lead at...
A big second half on both ends of the floor propelled the Swanville girls to a 53-40 non-conference win over Verndale on Tuesday. The Pirates took a 27-25 lead into halftime, but that was flipped around in a hurry as the Bulldogs opened the second half with a 14-2 run. Swanville held their opponent...

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