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The Prairie Centre North Stars closed the door on a record-breaking 2018-19 season when they announced award winners. The North Stars had three players named to the All-Conference team in the Mid-State. Hunter Fletcher, Brady Miller, and Isaiah DeFoe received the award. Hudson Pung, Ian Gould, and...
Swanville seniors Hannah Schneider (L), Emily Beseman (M), and Avery Jackson (R) react after receiving the runner-up plaque following the game.
A memorable and historic season for the Swanville girls basketball team came to a close in the Section 5A South title game last Tuesday night in Little Falls. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, the top seed in the south half of the section, was able to hold off the No. 2 seeded Bulldogs to pick up a 66-52...
LPGE senior Sam Byers drove for a key layup late in the second half of Monday’s game against Staples-Motley.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle boys ended the regular season with a narrow 44-43 loss to Staples-Motley at home last Monday night. The Cardinals grabbed control early on and maintained the lead for much of the game. They jumped out to a 15-6 lead before the Thunder clawed within four points at...
B/EV senior Chris Ogle went up for a shot against a WHA defender during last Thursday’s home playoff game.
It was another back and forth battle between Browerville/Eagle Valley and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley when the two teams met last Thursday in Browerville. After winning an 82-70 shootout over the Wolves back on Jan. 31, the No. 4 seed Tigers came with a better defensive effort in the second meeting,...
A huge second half defensive effort helped boost No. 3 Upsala over No. 6 St. John’s Prep 69-47 in the opening round of the Section 5A tournament last Thursday night. The Johnnies jumped out to a 34-31 lead at halftime. The Cardinals began to build some momentum early in the second half and quickly...
Wolves junior captain, Caleb Pesta, raised his arms to the horde of screaming Wolves fans after his decision at 195 clinched the 2019 Class 1A championship.
The journey for Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville junior captain Caleb Pesta was a mentally and physically challenging one this season. After suffering an arm injury in football, he was forced to miss the first part of the wrestling season as he had to patiently wait for  it to heal before...
Sophomore Mason Gode finished as the runner-up in the Class 1A 132-pound individual tournament. He set a school record with 50 wins this season.
Five Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville wrestlers had a short turnaround from their state championship celebration on Thursday night to the individual state tournament on Friday morning. The Wolves ended with two placewinners — Mason and Landon Gode — to highlight the final two days of the...
The Wolves fan section has been among the loudest at the Xcel Energy Center at each of the last two state tournaments, showing their support of the team.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville wrestling cooperative reached the peak last Thursday when they hoisted the Class 1A state championship plaque on the floor of the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. For longtime wrestling fans in the area, that may have seemed unfathomable just a few years ago....
A huge second half rally came up just a bit short for the Browerville/Eagle Valley boys basketball team last Tuesday night as Sauk Centre left town with a 70-63 victory in non-conference play. The first half saw the Tigers struggle to find a rhythm while the Mainstreeters caught fire from outside....
The Benning family from left: Nate, Danny, Megan, and Penny on Megan’s milestone night.
It was a bittersweet moment for the Browerville/Eagle Valley girls team last Thursday night. On the one hand, their season came to a close with a loss in the Section 5A playoffs. But on the other, they got to see sophomore Megan Benning become the 10th Tiger girl to surpass the 1,000-point...

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