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The Thunder set up to run a play during a morning preseason practice last week. LPGE is in the process of getting new skill position players prepared for the new season.
The football season is underway and there will be a new look for the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle program. In addition to new players stepping up and filling in at varsity, the Thunder also got an entirely new schedule after the Minnesota State High School League completed its re-districting. Gone are...
Thunder senior captains Ted Stacey (L) and Jake Fischer (R) will anchor the boys team after having strong seasons in 2018.
The cross country program at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle added its head coach a month before the season began last summer. Steve Christians enters his second year at the helm of the program, and the Thunder runners have hit the ground running this preseason. In addition to aiding in summer training,...
Hannah Middendorf returns for her senior season as one of the players on the team with multiple years of varsity experience.
There will be all new faces patroling the sideline and on the bench when the volleyball season gets underway this week at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle. The Thunder welcome in Bridget Bednar as head coach, and Elizabeth Pettis and Kim Crosby as assistants. Bednar is a 2014 graduate of Pierz High School...
Alyssa Thelen returned a volley during the Thunder’s season opening win against BBE last Thursday morning.
The summer offers student-athletes an opportunity to get a break from the classroom or playing field. That time off also builds anticipation for the new school year, and the new fall sports season.  For the sport of girls tennis, there isn’t a whole lot of time for anticipation, as the preseason...
The Tigers celebrated a point during a match last fall. The team brings back all but one player from the 2018 roster.
The Tiger volleyball season is underway. The Tigers began practice on August 12 with 31 athletes in grades 7-12. Two-a-day practices are rigorous. The girls have been responding well.  A majority of the players put in some extra work this summer and it shows. Our focus has been communicating and...
The LPGE trap shooting team competed at the state championship earlier in June. Participants - front row from left:  Tate Twardowski, Colton Allen, Travis Wettstein, Rylan Spaeth, and Justin Houdek. Back row from left:  Allie Lemke, Carson Lemke, Connor Crosby, Adrian Bearson, Asher Cebulla, Tyler Nelson, Madison Becker, Kale Danielson, Shawn Houdek, Ashton Rosenow, Vivian Leroux, and Rita Leroux. Steps from left:  Ben Katterhagen, Derek Dempsey, Alex Pesta, and Joe Langer.
More than 330 high school teams and over 8,300 student-athletes competed at the 2019 Trap Shooting Championship from June 10-18 at the Alexandria Shooting Park. Each team was assigned a tournament day as determined by their class and conference designation to allow all teams to complete their...
The Predators made the trip south on Highway-71 over the weekend to compete in a tournament hosted in Elrosa. Long Prairie opened up the tournament squaring off against Crookston, and a big opening inning by the Reds fueled them to a 6-2 win. The opening inning saw the Preds take a lead as Duane...
The Upsala Blue Jays had a light weekend with just one game, but they made it a fun one. Upsala got a two home run game from Justin Lampert, and a complete game one-hitter from John Fuchs to fly by Flensburg in a 17-0 home win in Victory League West play. Lampert jump started the Blue Jays’ offense...
Swanville played host to a split doubleheader last Saturday. The Swans fell 10-4 to the Royalton Riverdogs to open the day. Royalton belted out 16 hits while taking advantage of three errors by the home team, and limited Swanville to just six hits. Jordan Sales had a good day at the plate for the...
Duane Miller’s solo home run to open the eighth inning ended the game early as the Predators beat Ashby 10-0 on Saturday.
Long Prairie and Sauk Centre battled through some soggy field conditions and a brief rain delay when they squared off for Resorters League baseball last Saturday night. The Titans were able to limit the Predators offensively and ended up sneaking out of town with a 4-2 victory. Sauk Centre strung...

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