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Blue Jays shortstop Brock Cichon fired across the diamond during a game earlier this season.
The Upsala Blue Jays qualified for the Region 8C tournament by defeating Randall for the fourth time of the season, last Saturday afternoon. The Blue Jays got an ace performance on the mound from Matt Swanson, who tossed a two-hitter in the 3-0 win. Swanson scattered the two hits and three walks...
The season for the Browerville/Eagle Valley youth football team will begin with an equipment handout and “skills” night on Tuesday, August 21 at 6 p.m. which will take place in the Browerville Elementary Gym (or possibly right outside the gym because of school construction).   This is for any...
The Long Prairie 11U Predators baseball team recently qualified for the Minnesota Sports Federation State Baseball Tournament. The team qualified with their performance at a tournament hosted in Pierz back in June. They defeated Pequot Lakes 11-1 in the first game. They then put together an...
Duane Miller (L) was met at home plate by Zach Miller (R) after leading off the sixth inning with a solo home run.
A first inning error helped allow Carlos to put together one big inning which helped boost them to a 6-4 win in Long Prairie on Sunday. An error put the a runner on first base and the Cougars took advantage by belting three consecutive two-out singles. They also doubled to cap off the four-run...
Upsala’s Brady Burggraff took a cut at a pitch during a game earlier this season. Burggraff had two hits and scored twice on Saturday against Randall.
Upsala rallied in the middle innings to grab the lead and never looked back as they defeated Randall 7-4 in the opening round of the Victory League’s West Division playoffs last Saturday. The Cubs got on the board with one run in the first and held that 1-0 lead until the sixth inning. Brock Cichon...
The season for the Swanville Swans came to an end in the Victory League West Division play-in game on July 7. After sweeping Flensburg in the regular season, Swanville hosted the Falcons for the play-in game. But it ended up being all Flensburg in this one as they were able to end it early with a...
Audra Zastrow (center) addressed her players during a break in the action during their game against Willmar on June 18.
The season for the Long Prairie traveling soccer team recently came to a close. It’s the third year of the program, and has continued to maintain its popularity with a number of kids in grades 4-6. The team practices at Harmony Park across from the elementary school twice a week, and travels and...
Alexandria was in town on Saturday and brought with it a not so secret weapon on the mound against the Predators. Blake Stockert, who just wrapped up his career in a North Dakota State University uniform this spring after pitching 183.2 innings for the Bison over the last four seasons, fanned...
The Upsala Blue Jays wrapped up league play on Saturday when they hosted Flensburg for a doubleheader. The Blue Jays got a terrific performance from ace Matt Swanson in game one and it helped lift them to a 4-0 win over the Falcons. Swanson went the distance, scattering eight hits and two walks...
In addition to pitching a shutout, Eric Lampert helped lead the Jays with his bat, recording three hits, two runs, and two RBIs.
A pair of Upsala High School grads dueled on the mound when Swanville hosted the Upsala Blue Jays in town ball action on the final day of the Mid-Summer Carnival last Sunday afternoon. 2014 grad Eric Lampert came out on top, as he shut down the Swans for the second time this season to help lead...

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