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Junior middle hitter Desiree Dingmann went for an attack during Saturday’s tournament at LPGE.
Upsala volleyball was kept busy last week competing in a pair of matches as well as a tournament. The Cardinals opened the week at Eden Valley-Watkins where they were swept 26-24, 25-22, 25-21. Laura Lange had a team high 10 kills while Jenna Ripplinger led the defense with 18 digs. Upsala hosted...
Junior lineman Dylan Vanwienen (57) and sophomore linebacker Michael Lange (2) combined for a tackle on Royalton’s Cole Wentland. The two Patriots each had double digit tackles on Friday.
After a sloppy loss to Kimball in week six, Upsala/Swanville Area ran into a very tough Royalton team during the annual afternoon game hosted in Upsala last Friday. The Royals used a four touchdown performance from Cole Wentland to run away with a 35-8 win in the rivalry game. After a scoreless...
Junior outside hitter Hailee Schmidt went up for a block during Swanville’s match with Deer River on Saturday.
The regular season came to a close last week for Swanville as the volleyball team competed in a pair of matches and then a tournament in Long Prairie. The Bulldogs swept Browerville/Eagle Valley in the Prairie Conference finale, winning 25-19, 25-22, 25-20. Crystal Kaun, Avery Jackson, and Grace...
The Tiger volleyball team continued their final stretch to the end of the regular season by playing a pair of matches last week.  They fell to Verndale in five sets on Monday and were swept at Swanville on Tuesday. Jenna Kunerth put down a team high 14 kills and Taylor Hamilton added eight against...
Ally Ecker picked up one of the two wins in the home and regular season finale last Tuesday afternoon.
Thunder tennis played its home finale last Tuesday night when it hosted Sauk Centre. The Mainstreeters came away with a 5-2 win. It was an improvement for LPGE/USA, as they were swept by them earlier in the season. Ally Ecker picked up a 6-2, 6-3 straight set win at No. 1 singles to avenge a close...
Nick Byers forced a fumble in the second quarter.
It was a defensive battle when LPGE hosted United North Central for homecoming last Friday night, and in the end, it was a couple big plays that proved to be the difference as the Warriors were able to walk away with a 14-0 win. When UNC came to town last year, it was the then junior quarterback...
Jacob Fischer placed 21st with a time of 18:30.3 in the varsity boys race.
The LPGE cross country teams had good showings last Tuesday afternoon when they competed at Sauk Centre. The Thunder boys varsity placed sixth out of 11 teams while the varsity girls finished seventh. Cameron Larson paced the LPGE boys, breaking the 18-minute mark to finish seventh with a time of...
Riley Steinmetz went down for a dig during LPGE’s match against Upsala last Thursday night.
Upsala hung with Prairie Conference champion Royalton last Tuesday, but ended up being swept by the Royals 3-0. Each set was close, with Royalton winning 25-21, 25-22, and 25-22. Upsala 3, LPGE 2 Both teams showed resiliency when Upsala hosted LPGE last Thursday night. The Cardinals jumped out to a...
All but one of Kimball’s games this season have been close battles. It seemed as though it was only a matter of time before the Cubs broke through. Last Friday night, it was at the expense of No. 9 ranked Upsala/Swanville Area that they broke a 42-game losing streak by grabbing a 31-16 win. Kimball...
Swanville cruised to a sweep over LPGE last Tuesday night. The Bulldogs grabbed a 25-18 win in the first before dominating in the next two, winning the second 25-11 and the third 25-14. Grace Schultz led the way with six kills while Avery Jackson finished with five. Hannah Schneider had three aces...

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