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Senior guard Cody Lisson (R) defended against a shot attempt by Pine River-Backus’ Kiel Struss (L).
It was a battle of Section 5A North and South leaders in Browerville last Saturday when the two 8-1 Tigers teams met for the nightcap of a boys/girls doubleheader between Browerville/Eagle Valley and Pine River-Backus. What could have potentially be a preview for the section championship in the...
Tiger junior Quinn Kircher jumped a pass during Saturday’s game against Pine River-Backus. The Tigers’ full court pressure forced several turnovers in the blowout win.
After suffering its first two losses of the season, the Browerville/Eagle Valley girls basketball squad got back to work and back into the win column last week. The Tiger girls competed in a tournament at Mountain Iron over holiday break and lost close games against Sleepy Eye and Lye/Austin...
The Bulldogs boys hoops team kicked off the new year by picking up a big 58-42 win at home over rival Upsala. It was a big first half that helped boost Swanville to the victory as they jumped out to a 35-21 lead at the break. The Cardinals shot just 28 percent in the game compared to Swanville’s 46...
The Swanville girls were worn out by a solid Osakis team last Thursday in their first game of the new year. The Silverstreaks had four players hit double figures in the scoring column and jumped out to an early lead and went on to win 66-29. Osakis piled on 44 first half points and then held the...
The Thunder called a timeout to celebrate after Maddie Zastrow reached her milestone. The senior met her parents, Joe and Judy, in the stands for hugs to celebrate the accomplishment.
With many friends and family in attendance at last Tuesday’s basketball game against Staples-Motley, senior Maddie Zastrow joined the 1,000 point club at LPGE.  Needing 14 points entering the night, Zastrow hit the mark when she drilled a three-pointer from the top of the key with 14:09 left in the...
The Prairie Centre girls went into last Tuesday’s game against River Lakes as winners of three of their last four. The team’s defense and goaltender Angela Hanson had been on a hot streak, allowing just two goals in those four games. It looked to be another low scoring affair against River Lakes...
A good defensive performance was spoiled by a poor shooting night for the Thunder boys last Tuesday at Staples as they fell 46-34 in a low scoring affair. Neither team shot well from the field, with LPGE shooting 16/47 (34 percent) while Staples-Motley shot 16/51 (31 percent). The big different was...
The North Stars suffered a heartbreaking loss to rival Wadena-Deer Creek when the two teams squared off at the Expo Arena last Tuesday night. Prairie Centre jumped out to a 3-1 lead after the first two periods behind a hat trick performance from Hunter Fletcher. Ryan Preusser assisted on all three...
The Tiger boys hoops team ran into a resilient Osakis team when the two teams met in Prairie Conference action last Tuesday night. A big second half by Browerville/Eagle Valley allowed them to pull away to a 77-50 win over the Silverstreaks. It was an offensive showcase by both teams in the first...
The Swanville boys basketball team picked up a Section 5A win last Tuesday, defeating Verndale 54-48 on the road. Sam and Lawrence Mettler provided a boost offensively, combining to score 27 points, while also combining for 15 rebounds. The Bulldogs did a good job getting to the charity stripe as...

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