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Taking care of the ball and putting together a good defensive effort helped alleviate some shooting struggles as the Thunder grabbed a 57-49 win in Pierz last Tuesday night. In a close game throughout, LPGE turned the ball just five times in the game to help make up for a night where they shot 38...
A first period lead went away in a hurry last Tuesday night when Prairie Centre hosted Little Falls in Long Prairie. The North Stars got an early goal from Isaac Cebulla and held a 1-0 lead after one period, but the Flyers came back with a scoring barrage in the second two, running away with a 7-1...
Tiger junior Jordan Gorder (M) attacked the rim against LPGE big men Eric Hinnenkamp (L) and John Towner (R). Gorder scored the first 11 points of the second half and finished with 15 points in the conference win.
The veteran backcourt of the Tiger boys was on display last Thursday night when they hosted LPGE in Prairie Conference action. Full court pressure caused turnovers early and often as Browerville/Eagle Valley ran away with a 77-45 victory. The Thunder were able to stick with the Tigers for a few...
It took a couple weeks of play, but the lady Tigers were able to put a couple notches into the win column in their three games last week. B/EV 63, St. John’s Prep 37 The nets were scorched in Clarissa last Tuesday night as Browerville/Eagle Valley nearly matched a school record in a 63-37 rout of...
The Upsala boys trailed from start to finish when they met a tough Kimball team in the opener back on Dec. 6. The Cubs picked up an 81-50 win. The Cardinals failed to slow their opponent as Kimball piled on 42 first half points before adding 39 after intermission. Sophomore Alex Thieschafer...
A three-day tournament hosted at St. John’s was cut down to just one day as the Swanville boys were able to compete in just one game last week. That one game came on Thursday against Eden Valley-Watkins, the No. 7 state ranked team in Class 2A, and went about as expected as the Eagles jumped on the...
There was a shortage of offense last Tuesday when the Upsala girls hosted Parkers Prairie in a non conference bout. The Panthers got a combined 31 points from Megan Benzinger and Megan Dreger and the defense locked up the lady Cardinals in a 55-24 win. Freshman Amber Biniek led Upsala in scoring...
Prairie Conference results for the week of Dec. 11-17. Boys Basketball Browerville/Eagle Valley (1-1): B/EV over LPGE 77-45, Nevis over B/EV 61-54. LPGE (1-1): LPGE over Pierz 57-49, B/EV over LPGE 77-45. Swanville (0-1): Eden Valley-Watkins over Swanville 83-45. Osakis (2-0): Osakis over...
Bryce Irsfeld pulled up for a jumper during the Tigers’ Prairie Conference opener.
When a player begins approaching a career milestone, added pressure often finds its way to affect even some of the best players. For the reigning Prairie Conference Most Valuable Player, Bryce Irsfeld, that pressure should be done and over with after the Browerville/Eagle Valley guard hit the 2,000...
The Thunder’s 69-58 win over Swanville last Thursday gave Jon Larson his first win as head coach.
During the preseason, LPGE’s first-year head coach Jon Larson mentioned that he had a gym full of young guys hungry to fight for playing time at the varsity level. One of those players certainly made his presence known during last Thursday night’s Prairie Conference opener against Swanville, as...

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