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The Upsala Blue Jays snapped a two-game losing streak by sweeping a doubleheader with Randall on Sunday. Upsala 4, Randall 3 - game one There was some pop in the Upsala bats when game one got started and it helped boost them to a 4-3 win over the Cubs. John Fuchs reached base all four times,...
Swanville snapped a two-game skid in a big way by picking up a decisive 10-4 win over Cuyuna Range on Sunday. The Swans jumped out to a 10-1 lead on their home field after piling on six runs in the fourth inning. Austin Johnson collected four of the team’s nine hits, one being a double, and...
Eric Hinnenkamp picked up the win against Sauk Centre, throwing seven innings and allowing just one run.
The Hinnenkamp brothers gave their old man, Rod, an early Father’s Day gift when they had big games on the diamond to help lead the Predators over Sauk Centre 6-2 last Saturday night. Eric threw seven dominant innings to pick up the win on the mound, and Mitchell reached base four times and tossed...
Catcher Noah Koltes was able to make a diving tag of a sliding Sauk Centre runner to record the out.
The LPGE Legion baseball squad was edged by Sauk Centre, 7-3, in a full nine inning game in Long Prairie last Thursday night. Post 12 got off to a good start, scoring a pair of first inning runs to take an early lead. Hudson Pung led off with a double and Travis Miller followed with a walk. Eric...
Sobieski extended its lead in the Victory League West Division with an 11-1 home win over Upsala in seven innings on Saturday. The Skis, who remain undefeated at 10-0 overall and now 5-0 in league play, got a complete game shutout on the mound from Tyler Jendro, who scattered five hits and a walk,...
Trent Johnson tossed a scoreless inning of relief, and had four hits in the Preds’ win on Sunday.
The Predators got back into the win column in a big way last Sunday when they cruised to a 17-0 win in seven innings in Carlos. Two big innings fueled the offense, with Long Prairie scoring eight in the third inning and another seven in the seventh. The Preds scored all seven runs in the final...
Tiger baseball closed out its season during the last week of May, falling in the Section 6A tournament. B/EV 9, Ashby 0 Browerville/Eagle Valley picked up a 9-0 shutout of Ashby in the opening round of the playoffs. The Tigers scored once in the second, twice in the third, four times in the fifth,...
After posting shutouts in three previous games, Upsala found itself on the other end of one last Sunday when they hosted Fort Ripley. The Rebels were able to hold the Blue Jay bats in check as they came away with a 6-0 win in Victory League play. It was quick game that lasted just one hour and 45...
Swanville was unable to find any success against perennial powerhouse Sobieski when the two teams squared off in a doubleheader last Sunday. The Skis cruised to a 15-0 win in seven innings in game one. Tyler Jendro threw six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and striking out 12 to pick up...
Senior Lawrence Mettler came up one spot short of reaching the state meet for a second time, finishing third in the 800.
After sending three athletes to state last year, the Upsala/Swanville Area track teams were unable to push any through at last Thursday’s Section 6A meet hosted in Minnewaska. While no one moves on to state, two Patriots came very close. Lawrence Mettler, who ran at state in the 800 last year,...

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