Sports

The preseason concluded last week and the Wolves wrestling squad got tested in their first competition of the season when they competed at the Wadena-Deer Creek Dennis Kaatz Memorial Invitational last Saturday. In a field full of tough teams, LPGE/Browerville had several placewinners on the day,...
The Thunder back court was tested right away this season as they faced the full court pressure of Wadena-Deer Creek in the opener last Thursday night. While LPGE hung in there for much of the game, too many turnovers down the stretch coupled with some hot second half shooting from the Wolverines...
The Prairie Centre boys hockey team fell to Northern Lakes 4-1 in the Mid-State Conference opener at Pequot Lakes last Tuesday night. The North Stars held a 1-0 lead after Isaac Cebulla scored off an assist from Petr Erhart 3:54 into the first period. But the Lightning countered with a pair of...
Senior Myron Ripplinger is Upsala’s top returning starter and will continue to play point guard for the team in 2016-17.
After graduating the final few players from their last state tournament run in 2013 and then Section 5A runner up finish in 2015, the Cardinal boys suffered through some growing pains last season when they went 4-23. Upsala will face more challenges entering the 2016-17 season as they look to make...
Eighth grader Zoe Hillmer looked to split a pair of B-H defenders. The guard contributed six points off the bench for the Tigers.
The youth of the Browerville/Eagle Valley girls basketball team was on display in the opening week of the 2016-17 as they dropped a pair of non conference contests. B/EV 62, Bertha-Hewitt 74 In a game littered with fouls and turnovers by both sides, it ended up being Bertha-Hewitt that made enough...
A dominant performance from start to finish helped the Browerville/Eagle Valley boys basketball squad grab an 81-45 win over Bertha-Hewitt when the two teams met in Clarissa last Friday night. Senior Bryce Irsfeld scored 24 of his game high 30 points and the Tigers forced 13 first half turnovers to...
The Bulldog boys ran into a hot outside shooting Brandon-Evansville team in last Friday night’s season opener on the road. The Chargers connected on eight three-pointers and took advantage of 15 turnovers to come away with a 53-40 non conference win. The first half went to B-E by a narrow margin as...
The lady Bulldogs showed improvements when they opened their season at Verndale, one of the top teams in Section 5A this season, last Tuesday night. The Pirates looked strong in the opener, holding off Swanville in a 59-45 win. It was a much closer game than their last meeting, when the Pirates...
The lady Cardinals dropped a pair of non conference games during the opening week. Upsala 43, Pierz 55 The season opener was played last Tuesday night as the Upsala hosted Pierz. A close game throughout had the Pioneers slowly inch away down the final stretch to pick up the 55-43 win. It was just a...
Taylor Kingston is one of the Thunder’s top returning players this season and will look to take another step forward in her junior campaign.
The 2016-17 basketball season will feature a mixture of players suiting up in a Thunder uniform. While the girls return starters Carolyn Dinkel, Taylor Kingston, and Rachel Middendorf, there will be new faces filling in behind them. A big question mark will be finding players to replace a lot of...

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