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The love for sports of all sorts has been a lifelong passion for Dan and Kirsten Wessel. Recently, the Osakis couple received the thrilling news that they would be umpiring at the State Girls Fastpitch tournament in North Mankato, which took place June 5-7. To say they are excited–though also a tad...
The Thunder got off to a great start with a 3-1 win over the Border West Buccaneers on Tuesday, June 4. LPGE 3 BW 1 Colton Park started the game for Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and recorded 18 outs. The Thunder took the lead in the bottom of the fourth. Park singled, scoring two runs, to give the...
Even though the Upsala/Swanville Patriots collected 11 hits to the Breckenridge Cowboys’ seven, they still fell 4-3 on Tuesday. USA 3 Breck 4 The Patriots were right in it until the Cowboys singled in the sixth inning. Jack Primus led with three hits. Carson Primus doubled, and Jack Primus singled...
Natalie Marxer competed at the state track meet on Friday June 7 for the Tigers and placed fifth. Marxer’s first jump was a distance of 36 feet 4 inches, her personal best by 6 inches. With that jump, Marxer earned fifth overall in the Class A girls track meet in Minnesota.   Marxer, Madison Wendel...
Several Silverstreaks participated at the Minnesota State Track and Field Meet. Harlie Schwope placed 13th in the pole vault with 10 feet. The 4x100-meter relay team of Stephy Marthaler, Kaelyn Walker, Hailey Walker, and Kiana Kendall and 4x200-meter relay team of Kendall, K. Walker, H. Walker, and...
Caroline Kuehne placed 10th in the 1,600-meter run at the Minnesota State Track Meet on June 7.  Kuehne finished with a time of 5 minutes 21.72 seconds at the St. Michael-Albertville High School track.  “We are so proud of what she has accomplished in her track and field career!” commented head...
The Upsala/Swanville Area track team sent brothers Joe Guthrie and Nick Guthrie to the Minnesota Class A State Track Meet at St. Michael-Albertville High School on Thursday and Friday. Joe Guthrie competed in four events, earning three metals. In the 800-meter run, J. Guthrie placed fourth in...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder got their 2024 Section 6A playoff run started off on the right foot with a big win over Hillcrest Lutheran Academy. LPGE 17 HLA 2 Hagen Brunkhorst showed a strong eye at the plate on Tuesday, as Brunkhorst walked three times while leading the Thunder to a 17-2...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder boys and girls track teams had a number of individuals compete at last week’s Section 6A track meet in Pillager. Boys Nathan Bitz took sixth place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.30 seconds. Aiden Ludvigson took 13th place in the finals of the 110-meter...
The Browerville/Eagle Valley Tigers boys and girls track and field teams had a number of individuals take part in the Section 6A track meet. Boys Domanic Elke took 12th place in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 19.89 seconds. Tyler Lee took ninth place in the high jump with a height of 5 feet...

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