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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...
It was a great start to the season for an experience Wolves gymnastics squad last Saturday. Competing in an invitational at Morris, the team finished with a score of 125.35 to place third out of six teams. It was the highest first meet of the season score for the program in over a decade. There...
Gabe Abraham went up for a shot during the first half. The junior guard finished with 19 points, and went 6/6 at the free throw line down the final stretch.
Last Thursday’s season opener between LPGE and Wadena-Deer Creek ended up being a close fought battle throughout, with the Thunder managing to pull away in the final minutes to pick up a 55-47 win. The Wolverines came out firing, going on an 8-0 run before junior guard Gabe Abraham knocked down a...
Sophomore Diana Salazar Cervantes handled the ball against Sauk Centre’s defensive pressure during last Tuesday’s season opener.
The Thunder girls got their usual tough task of taking on perennial top-ranked Sauk Centre to open the season last Tuesday. The Mainstreeters defended their home court by cruising to a 72-38 win. LPGE trailed 37-13 at halftime, but were able to bounce back offensively by scoring 25 in the second...
A good defensive effort and well-rounded offense helped fuel the Swanville girls basketball team to a 61-29 win at Onamia in the season opener last Tuesday night. Despite last year’s leading scorer Avery Jackson stuck in foul trouble, the lady Bulldogs put together quite a first half, outscoring...
Senior forward Lupita Mora brought the puck up the ice during the Blue Devils’ game against Mound Westonka last Tuesday.
The Blue Devils hockey team ran into some tough competition last week, starting with a game against Mound Westonka at Sauk Centre on Tuesday. The White Hawks broke a tie midway through the second and added an insurance goal in the third to pick up the 3-1 win. After both teams went scoreless in the...
After winning just three games last winter, the Upsala boys basketball squad will look to take a step forward in 2017-18. The team remains young with just a pair of seniors on its team, but many of the players have played at varsity for a number of years, which should give them a good chance at...

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