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Hudson Pung placed the tag on a Sauk Centre runner who was caught between first and second.
The LPGE Babe Ruth team’s summer season came to a close last week when they competed in an eight-team double elimination tournament hosted in Farming. Under the hot sun, LPGE dropped its two games to face an early exit from the tournament. They were the first game of the day as they took on Sauk...
The annual rules meeting for all athletes and parents at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle is just around the corner. It is set to be held on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m., and will be held in the high school auditorium. All parents and athletes are invited to come. There will be eligibility forms as well as...
The PAC meeting for Browerville-Eagle Valley public schools is set for Thursday, Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Browerville commons. All students in grades 7-12 and parents of any students planning to participate in any sport for the 2016-17 school year, not just fall, must attend. They will go over...
Starting pitcher Eric Hinnenkamp helped himself out by making a nice diving play to get the force out at first. He had a huge game on the mound, striking out 20 batters in nine innings.
A few players from the LPGE Legion team played their second extra inning game in as many days last Wednesday as they hosted Kimball in sub district playoff action. After playing a 12 inning Babe Ruth game the day before, the Legion team then needed 10 innings to determine a winner against Kimball,...
It was a long day of baseball under the sun last Tuesday as the LPGE and Browerville Babe Ruth teams got locked into a three and a half hour long marathon game. Five extra innings were needed to decide a winner as the visiting Tigers were able to escape with a 8-7 win in 12 innings. It looked good...
The Predators wrapped up regular season play on a high note last Friday night when they crushed Sauk Centre 14-0. Logan Riedel surrendered just a pair of hits and only allowed two baserunners in the final five innings of play. He struck out eight batters in his complete game shutout victory....
Tommy Geisenhof punched an RBI double down the right field line against Ashby on Sunday.
The Predators were busy last week, playing five games with the regular season winding down and postponed games needing to be played.  Predators 2, Carlos 7 After being forced to forfeit against Urbank on July 2 due to lack of players, the Predators came back on July 3 with a home game against...
Sitting, from left: Rita LeRoux, Abbey Hebert, Issy Allen, Emily Marcyes, and Jasmine Kramer. Kneeling, from left: Weston Heuer, Myles Elmes, Joe Langer, Alex Pesta, and Oren Gamradt. Standing, from left: Ben Katterhagen, Isaac Cebulla, Sam Olson, Noah Koltes, Andrew Katterhagen, Nathan Ruda, Derek Loxtercamp, and Derek Dempsey. Not pictured: Kale Danielson.
The 2016 trap shooting championship was held on June 14-21 at the Alexandria Shooting Park and LPGE was one of more than 200 high school teams featuring more than 7,000 student athletes that participated. It is the world’s largest shooting sport event. The event is a full eight days of competition...
The Predators repeated as Pine Grove Classic champions after defeating Upsala 14-8 in the title game. Front row from left: Nate Petermeier, Ted Gray, Cody Maryces, Tommy Geisenhof, Joey Gaida, Brent Petermeier, Tim Zastrow. Back row from left: Noah Urman, Eric Hinnenkamp, Zach Miller, Logan Riedel, Duane Miller, Mitchell Hinnenkamp, Austin Kaiser, Manager Roger Thies.
The Pine Grove Classic knows just one champion after the Predators defended their title this weekend by going 3-0 in the tournament’s second year. While the pitching fueled the team’s first two victories, the bats helped boost Long Prairie to a 14-8 win in the championship over new entrant Upsala....
First baseman Tate Urman snagged a shallow pop fly during last Tuesday’s game against Sauk Centre.
The LPGE Babe Ruth team played host to Sauk Centre last Tuesday afternoon and dropped a high scoring game 12-8. Pitching was an issue for LPGE as many walks set up some timely hitting for the visitors. Eight walks and one hit batter led to several runs. Despite this, LPGE was able to keep the score...

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