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The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders are off to a good start of the new season earning an opening day win.  Thursday, the Raiders traveled to Clarissa to meet the Browerville-Eagle Valley Tigers.  The Tigers would strike first, taking an early 1-0 lead in the first inning thanks to a RBI single. ...
The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders dropped their first two games of the year after a double header against Pillager.  Pillager would keep the Raiders at bay until the top of the fifth inning, enjoying a 7-0 lead.  Mary Kern would reach home plate after getting on base with a single. Reagen...
The Upsala Cardinals boy’s basketball team has once again found that chemistry that helped make them the team to beat in the Prairie Conference.  While Upsala earned the #2 seed in the Section 5A tournament, it’s not a position that they are taking lightly. They know they have a target on their...
The Swanville Bulldogs girls basketball team has rediscovered some of its early season chemistry in time for the Section 5A playoffs.  The #3 seed Bulldogs first faced off against East Central at home on Wednesday. The Bulldogs had no trouble finding the hoop, notching 61 points on the night, the...
To say this past week wasn’t the best wrestling of the year so far would be an understatement. The Wolves hosted the Section 5A individual tourney on Thursday, March 18th at the LPGE High school. This event was slightly different than a normal year, as if you placed in the top four in your bracket...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder boy’s basketball team’s season came to a close last week as the Thunder hosted St. Cloud Cathedral in the first round of the Section 6AA playoffs.  While it wasn’t for a lack of effort, the Thunder had trouble finding the basket compared to Cathedral. The Thunder...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Wolves gymnastics team ended their season at the section meet in Melrose this past weekend.  Though the season came to a close, the girls ended it on a high note by earning their highest team score of the season.  For the third straight meet, the girls broke the 100...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder girls basketball team’s season was brought to an end last week at the hand of the Albany Huskies in the first round of the Section 6AA playoffs.  The Thunder had a hard night on the court and were limited to just four total baskets, including two 2-pointers and...
The Prairie Centre North Stars boy’s hockey team’s season came to a close Friday after a 10-0 loss against Little Falls in a Section 6A quarter final playoff game.  The Stars were set to play Wadena-Deer Creek in a play-in game earlier in the week, but were given the go-ahead to the quarter finals...
On Wednesday, March 17h the Tiger Girls basketball team opened up the first round of playoffs with a #2 seed and a home game versus the Saints from KMS. The Tigers played the Saints less than 1 week ago and knew the game would not be an easy one. The Tigers were able to come out in the first half...

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