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The Prairie Centre girls suffered a heartbreaking overtime loss to Mid-State Conference rival Northern Lakes at Breezy Point last Tuesday.  In a matchup that pitted the top two teams in the league against each other, the Lightning took advantage of a penalty to net the game-winning power play goal...
Senior forward Stef Pohlman poured in a career high 17 points to help lift Upsala past Isle last Tuesday night.
The Upsala girls ended a three-game skid when they picked up a 67-49 win over Isle at home last Tuesday night. The visiting Huskies were able to weather a flurry of three-pointers from the Cardinals in the first half. Upsala used six triples to hold a three-point halftime lead. The second half was...
Cardinal junior Jorgan Kiley drove to the hoop against an Isle defender in Tuesday’s win.
The Cardinal boys basketball players found their shooting touch in a home game against Isle last Tuesday and it helped them defeat the Huskies 77-56 to pick up their first win of the season. Upsala produced on the offensive end in both halves, putting up 39 and 38 in the first. The defense limited...
The Tiger boys basketball team picked up a pair of non-conference wins last week, starting with a 71-52 victory over Menahga on Tuesday. Browerville/Eagle Valley overcame an early 9-4 deficit behind solid defense which helped fuel an 8-0 run to give them a lead they would not surrender. Defense was...
The lady Tigers lost a Prairie Conference bout at Osakis 83-48 last Friday night. Silverstreaks senior guard Lauren Savageau put up 24 points to help put them up 48-25 at half. Adjustments in the second half helped the Tigers cut the deficit down to 12, but Osakis pushed its lead back up and never...
Devin Lange celebrated after his takedown in overtime gave him a 5-3 decision win in the heavyweight match, which also secured the team win.
Wolves wrestling added another highlight to an already fantastic season last Friday, picking up an intense 32-24 win over perennial powerhouse Pierz. The Pioneers have reached the state tournament as a team seven years running, and finished second last year. That has meant many teams, including...
Wolves senior Keegan Cavallero’s 100th win was a big one as it came on a second period pin in Friday’s win over Pierz.
The Wolves wrestling team has had a great start to the winter season. They own a 10-0 overall record and have picked up tournament wins along the way as well. Two staples of the programs hit individual milestones in the last two weeks as senior captains Dalton Butler and Keegan Cavallero notched...
Prairie Centre senior Lupita Mora took a shot on goal during Tuesday’s home game against Alexandria.
The Prairie Centre girls hosted Alexandria for a Section 6A regular season showdown last Tuesday in Long Prairie. It was a meeting with Blue Devils’ head coach Blair Hovel’s former team, a Cardinals team he helmed for state tournament appearances three times from 2014-16, and the visitors came in...
B/EV’s Abigail Thompson (R) ripped down a rebound over Swanville’s Hannah Schneider (L) during the second half of Thursday’s game.
A big run late in the first half helped fuel the Swanville girls to a 77-61 home win over Browerville/Eagle Valley last Thursday night. Both teams battled through some sloppy play for much of the first half. The Tigers got two three-pointers apiece from Abigail Thompson and Jenna Kunerth to help...
LPGE’s Emma Liebsch drove through the lane during Tuesday’s game against Minnewaska. The junior finished with nine points in the game.
The Thunder girls made a late rally in their game against Minnewaska last Tuesday, but ended up falling short 57-46 in non-conference play. The Lakers led 14-12 early on before making a 17-3 run to take a 16-point lead into the break. That lead was extended to as much as 20 in the second half, but...

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