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From left: Matthew Zeipelt, Brandon Fossland, Ian Langford, and Jacob Middendorf celebrated after the final buzzer sounded in Friday’s win over St. John’s Prep.
For 35 minutes, St. John’s Prep always had an answer for LPGE.  But the Thunder didn’t allow enough time for the Johnnies to respond when a late game flurry was capped off by sophomore Brandon Fossland coming up with a steal and then sinking the game-winning free throws with three seconds left to...
Sophomore defenseman Ian Gould flipped the puck past a defender during last Tuesday’s game against Park Rapids.
The North Stars hockey team dropped a 6-0 game against Mid-State Conference foe Park Rapids in the Long Prairie home opener last Tuesday. The Panthers scored one in the first, four in the second, and the last goal in the third. The teams were even on shots on goal at 27 apiece.   PR 1 4 1 - 6 PC 0...
Senior Taylor Kingston led the Thunder in scoring last week, totaling 29 points in two games.
The Thunder girls had their hands full against a pair of non-conference opponents last week. LPGE 38, Holdingford 73 The Thunder played the second half of a boys/girls hoops doubleheader last Tuesday night in Long Prairie. LPGE failed to stick with Holdingford as the Huskers walked away with a 73-...
Emily Beseman went up for a shot during Thursday’s game agaisnt Royalton. The junior point guard finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds.
After putting together impressive wins in the opening week, the Swanville girls basketball squad fell in last Thursday’s Prairie Conference opener at home to Royalton by a score of 65-55. In a game littered with foul calls, it still proved to be a close, back and forth battle by both teams for most...
The Prairie Centre girls dropped a 5-1 contest at Minneapolis last Tuesday night. The Novas got a hat trick performance from Maddy Helmstetter. Gabby Olson’s unassisted goal with 1:01 left in the second period was the only score for the Blue Devils. Minneapolis won the shots on goal battle 31-12...
Foul troubles plagued the Browerville/Eagle Valley boys when they opened the week at Sebeka on Tuesday. The Trojans were able to slowly pull away in the second half to eventually grab a 66-50 win over the Tigers. The first half saw B/EV turn the ball over 11 times which turned into several easy...
The Swanville boys got into the win column for the first time this season when they grabbed a 60-50 road victory over Verndale last Thursday night. The Bulldogs overcame a three-point halftime deficit to outscore the Pirates by 13 in the second half. Austin Lemke had a good night shooting the ball...
The lady Cardinals opened their season at Pierz back on Nov. 28. The Pioneers jumped out to a big lead and cruised to a 48-32 win. Upsala managed just five first half points as they trailed by 25 at the break. They outscored Pierz 27-18 in the second half. Neither team shot particularly well in the...
A daunting schedule of competition gave the Wolves wrestlers a big test for their first week of matches, and the team passed with flying colors. The LPGE/BEV wrestlers hit the mats for a quad at New York Mills on Friday night, picking up wins in all three matches, and then came back the following...
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle students win Region 6A Triple A Award Rachel Middendorf and Cameron Larson, LPGE High School seniors, have been selected to represent Region 6A in the Academics, Arts, and Athletics (Triple “A”) program. Established in 1988, the Triple “A” award is sponsored by the Minnesota...

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