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A big first half helped the No. 4 seed Tigers boys hold off No. 5 Sebeka 66-59 in the opening round of the Section 5A playoffs last Thursday night.  Browerville/Eagle Valley came out firing, connecting on their first five shots of the night. They built their lead up to 14 with eight minutes to go...
Upsala senior Bennett Westrich went up for a layup after splitting a pair of Isle defenders during last Tuesday’s playoff game.
The Upsala boys grabbed an early lead and maintained control for most of the game to help them defeat Isle 67-59 in a pigtail matchup of the Section 5A South bracket. The Cardinals used a balanced scoring attack which saw all seven players who saw the floor in the first half also get into the...
Keegan Cavallero wrapped up his season with a record of 41-9.
At the head of the Wolves wrestling success this year is a group of five seniors that accounted for 350 wins, three state individual appearances, and numerous accolades throughout their careers.  Outside of the accomplishments they had on the mat, Thomas Pesta, Dalton Butler, Keegan Cavallero,...
Mason Gode battled through a broken hand to place sixth at 126 in the individual state tournament.
In addition to the state team tournament hosted at the Xcel Energy Center last Thursday, the Wolves had five wrestlers compete in the individual tournament hosted on Friday and Saturday. Of those five, two placed in the tournament, with freshman Carter Meiners placing fifth at 106, and freshman...
Lawrence Mettler had plenty of family come out to watch his milestone and career night last Friday against Walker-Hackensack-Akeley.
It ended up being a very memorable senior night in Swanville last Friday night. The Bulldogs caught fire, and they were led by one of their two seniors, Lawrence Mettler, who exploded for a career high 44 points in an 86-75 win over 16-win Walker-Hackensack-Akeley. The win boosted Swanville to the...
Senior Lawrence Mettler (R) is averaging 19.5 points per game while junior Austin Lemke (L) is scoring 18 ppg in his first full year on varsity.
There were a whole lot of unknowns entering the season for the Swanville boys basketball program last November. The team graduated eight seniors last season, and brought back just one player with varsity experience. A pair of players have made huge strides over the offseason and throughout the...
Thunder senior Nathan Ruda connected on a second half shot during Monday’s game against Sauk Centre.
The Thunder boys kept things interesting last Monday when they hosted their former Section 6AA rival Sauk Centre. The Mainstreeters used a second half run to pull away for a 69-57 win. Both teams traded blows in the first half. LPGE jumped out to a 9-4 lead before Sauk Centre countered with a 10-0...
Upsala’s Laura Lange (L) and Swanville’s Brooklyn Thieschafer (R) battle for a loose ball during the opening round of the Section 5A tournament.
The No. 4 seed Swanville girls opened up the Section 5A postseason last Thursday with a home game against No. 5 Upsala. A second half run followed up with good defense in the final minute helped the Bulldogs secure a 44-41 win over the Cardinals to advance in the playoffs. A physical, back and...
Upsala’s Laura Lange (L) and Swanville’s Brooklyn Thieschafer (R) battle for a loose ball during the opening round of the Section 5A tournament.
The No. 4 seed Swanville girls opened up the Section 5A postseason last Thursday with a home game against No. 5 Upsala. A second half run followed up with good defense in the final minute helped the Bulldogs secure a 44-41 win over the Cardinals to advance in the playoffs. A physical, back and...
The season came to a close for the Upsala girls in a close 44-41 defeat in Swanville last Thursday night. The Cardinals finish the season with an 8-19 overall record. Upsala brings back a solid core after making strides throughout the season this year. “We have come a long way. Even going back and...

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