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LPGE’s Lexi Biermaier put the bat on the ball during her fifth inning at bat against Upsala.
The air was cold and the wind was blowing, but the Thunder bats were hot when the softball team hosted Upsala last Tuesday afternoon. A big fifth inning broke the game open as LPGE grabbed a 13-5 Prairie Conference win over the Cardinals. Upsala got on the board in the first when Katlin Welinski...
Riley Tabatt (M) celebrated with teammates Sam Olson (L) and Eric Hinnenkamp (R) after his game-winning hit on Friday. The junior first baseman had a good week at the plate, collecting four hits in two games.
The air was a bit chilly but the sun was shining brightly at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud for last Friday’s Prairie Conference matchup between LPGE and Upsala/Swanville Area.  It was a low-scoring, back-and-forth battle that came down to the final inning as Riley Tabatt came up with a clutch game...
Peyton Guthrie led the USA girls, placing first in both the 100 and 200, and second in the 400.
The weather wasn’t ideal for track last Tuesday, but eight teams still bundled up and braved the cold for a meet at Long Prairie. The Upsala/Swanville Area boys ended up placing fourth with 100 points, 22.5 behind Melrose which finished first at the event. The USA girls scored 47 points on the day...
The Wolves wrestlers officially closed their season when they held their annual awards banquet, this year hosted at Thunder Lodge in Long Prairie. The team finished 2016-17 with a 11-12 record in dual meets, and made another appearance in the Section 5A semifinals, coming up one point shy of making...
Tiger baseball kicked off its week by edging state-ranked New York Mills 3-2 last Monday. Junior southpaw Nate Petermeier tossed six solid innings, allowing six hits and one walk while striking out six and surrendering zero earned runs. The Browerville/Eagle Valley offense got going in the first...
LPGE senior Abby Ecker will get the opportunity to live out her dream of playing Division-I after joining the Bemidji State University women’s hockey team.
Abby Ecker knew that after she graduated from Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, she would be playing hockey in college. It wasn’t an if,  but a matter of where. The three-sport standout recently had her dream come true when she was offered a spot on the Bemidji State University women’s hockey team. It wasn’...
USA track continued its busy April schedule last Monday when they competed at Kimball.  The Patriots won five events on the day, highlighted by Isaac Guthrie setting a new school record in the discus. Guthrie’s toss of 147-9.5 set the record. He also finished third in the shot put (40-7), third in...
The LPGE trap shooters have stayed busy at the LP Sportsman’s Club the last few weeks.
The LPGE spring trap shooting season got underway at the beginning of the month on Apr. 2. The team added seven participants to the team to bring the total to 26. The Thunder have spent the last three weeks putting in practice rounds and recording scores. Week one results: Top males - Sam Olson 42/...
Front row from left: Blake Fossland, Matt Roe, Gabe Abraham, Eric Hinnenkamp. Back row from left: Brady Johnson, John Towner, Nick Abraham.
The LPGE boys basketball team recently announced their 2016-17 season award winners.  The team had two players, senior center John Towner and junior guard Blake Fossland, earn All-Conference honors. The team finished with a 5-7 record and fourth place in Prairie Conference play. The team also had...
Zach Miller is one of the Predators’ returning players that make up a strong core. Miller led the team with four home runs last summer.
While the prep baseball started a month ago, the amateur season is right around the corner, and the Long Prairie Predators once again go into 2017 optimistic. The biggest change from last season will be longtime player Ted Gray adding manager duties with the exit of Roger Thies, who put in a lot of...

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