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It’s early days yet, but the Upsala/Swanville Area Patriots continue to be one step ahead of the competition. Last week the Patriots added two more wins to reach 5-0 and cement their first place position in the Prairie Conference.  The Patriots traveled to St. Cloud Friday to take on the...
The Browerville/Eagle Valley Tigers earned one more win and this time in a Prairie Conference matchup against the Upsala Cardinals Thursday. The Tigers saw some improvement in their game since they beat West Central Area the week prior. Those improvements helped propel the Tigers to a mid game...
Browerville/Eagle Valley 9  Osakis 2 The Tigers won their first game of the year beating Osakis 9-2 in Browerville on Thursday. Osakis took the early lead scoring one run in the first. The score remained that way until the third when the Tigers tied the game on an RBI double by Nate Benning scoring...
The Tiger track team traveled to Pillager and competed on a beautiful sunny day.    Andre Recknor had a great day winning the high jump and placing 3rd in the 110 meter hurdles.   Ashley Perish placed 5th in the 100 meter dash.  Mackenzie Uhlenkamp placed 6th in the 100 meter dash.   Hadassa...
The Upsala Cardinals softball team found themselves with some ground to make up against the Thunder last Tuesday. The Thunder jumped out to  an early lead against the Cardinals compiling 10 runs within the first three innings.  Eventually by the fourth inning the Cardinals woke up.  A single by...
The Swanville Bulldogs traveled to Long Prairie to face the LPGE Thunder in a Prairie Conference matchup.  The Bulldogs stayed competitive for most of the game even with the Thunder jumping out to an early lead.  “We hung with them most of the game with the score being 3-1 going into the bottom of...
The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders softball team earned their first win of the season in dramatic fashion Thursday.  The Raiders got off to a fast start with a run in the first and four in the second to take a 5-1 lead in the game against Ottertail Central.  Ottertail would eat away at the Raider’s...
On Thursday April 22nd the Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale Lady Raiders Track & Field team competed at the John Reimer Classic Invite in Pillager.  The Lady Raiders finished first with 120 points followed by Staples-Motley 113 points, Pillager 101 points, Browerville 16 points and St. John’s Prep 14...
The Raiders played two conference games on back to back nights last week.  The Raiders struggled to find the strike zone against a very strong New York Mills Eagles team.  The Raiders pitchers combined for 6 base on balls and three free passes due to hitting the batter.  This is not a good strategy...
The Upsala/Swanville Area Patriots had a busy week on the track with events at LPGE and Pierz last week.  It was a mixed bag for the Patriots with the boys having a good showing at LPGE while still coming in fourth overall. The girls would come in fourth as well at LPGE and both teams would come in...

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