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Riley Steinmetz went down for a dig during LPGE’s match against Upsala last Thursday night.
Upsala hung with Prairie Conference champion Royalton last Tuesday, but ended up being swept by the Royals 3-0. Each set was close, with Royalton winning 25-21, 25-22, and 25-22. Upsala 3, LPGE 2 Both teams showed resiliency when Upsala hosted LPGE last Thursday night. The Cardinals jumped out to a...
All but one of Kimball’s games this season have been close battles. It seemed as though it was only a matter of time before the Cubs broke through. Last Friday night, it was at the expense of No. 9 ranked Upsala/Swanville Area that they broke a 42-game losing streak by grabbing a 31-16 win. Kimball...
Swanville cruised to a sweep over LPGE last Tuesday night. The Bulldogs grabbed a 25-18 win in the first before dominating in the next two, winning the second 25-11 and the third 25-14. Grace Schultz led the way with six kills while Avery Jackson finished with five. Hannah Schneider had three aces...
Browerville/Eagle Valley volleyball picked up one of three matches last week. On Monday, the Tigers traveled to Pillager and swept the Huskies. They returned home on Tuesday and fell to Osakis 3-0 and then fell at Royalton 3-0 on Thursday. “We’re playing well as a team. Our most improved effort has...
Lupita Mora didn’t give up a single game in her straight set win at No. 2 singles last Tuesday afternoon.
The Thunder tennis team made it two wins in a row last Tuesday afternoon when they picked up a 5-2 win over BBE. The win helped not only in the conference standings, but also in the section as well. All four singles players -- Ally Ecker, Lupita Mora, Alison Gugglberger, and Abbi Larson -- picked...
Madison Spaeth finished 27th at last week’s meet in Paynesville.
The cross country season continues to hum along and LPGE competed at a meet in Paynesville last Tuesday afternoon. The varsity boys and girls teams both placed sixth out of eight full teams in attendance. Cameron Larson led the boys team with a sixth overall finish with a time of 18:40.88. Jacob...
Madison Spaeth finished 27th at last week’s meet in Paynesville.
The cross country season continues to hum along and LPGE competed at a meet in Paynesville last Tuesday afternoon. The varsity boys and girls teams both placed sixth out of eight full teams in attendance. Cameron Larson led the boys team with a sixth overall finish with a time of 18:40.88. Jacob...
Tianna Larson went up for an attack against Osakis. The senior finished with seven kills.
The latest stop on the Thunder’s gauntlet of a schedule was in Henning last Friday night when they took on Midwest Blue subdistrict leader Ottertail Central. The Bulldogs exploded for all of their points in the first half as they maintained their undefeated record with a 43-0 win over LPGE. OTC...
USA’s Alex Thieschafer pulled down an interception on a pass intended for B/EV’s Jordan Gorder.
The Upsala/Swanville Area football team has had some success in recent years against rival Browerville/Eagle Valley, winning five of the last six going into last Friday’s game.  However, not many of those wins have been easy to come by. That’s why despite the Patriots boasting an undefeated record...
The Bulldogs celebrate after pulling off a comeback in their fifth set win over Upsala.
Last Thursday’s Prairie Conference volleyball matches between Swanville and Upsala was about as back and forth as a match can be. Each team traded sets until a late rally in the fifth set allowed the hosting Bulldogs to snag a five-set win. The Cardinals controlled the first set to close out with a...

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