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The Blue Devils finished tied for first along with Northern Lakes in the Mid-State Conference this winter. The last time they claimed the league title was in 2015-16 when they tied for first with Detroit Lakes.
The final Mid-State Conference game of the season was a no doubter for the Blue Devils as they skated all over Park Rapids in a 7-1 win. The Prairie Centre girls finish with a 5-1 record in league play, tied for first with Northern Lakes to share the title. The last conference title for the Blue...
Caleb Pesta picked up a first period pinfall against his Brainerd opponent last Tuesday.
The top-ranked Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville wrestling team faced its toughest stretch of the season last week, competing in six duals with a number of them coming against ranked opponents. The Wolves opened up the week by hosting a quad in Long Prairie. They cruised to an 80-0 win over ...
Hannah Schneider (L) and Hailee Schmidt (R) helped pick up Rebekah Muhlenkamp (M) after the sophomore took a charge during Swanville’s big second half run.
  The Swanville girls always knew they had a chance at competing for a Prairie Conference title this year, and they took a big step toward achieving that last Tuesday when they handed Royalton its first conference loss of the season in a 61-41 home win. The Bulldogs maintained control for the...
Ali Harren, Laura Lange, and Kris Biniek mobbed Amber Biniek after her buzzer-beating, game-winning three-pointer against LPGE.
The Biniek sisters played a big role in Upsala’s 46-43 overtime win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle last Friday afternoon. Freshman Kris Biniek helped keep the lady Cardinals in the game with a trio of second half three-pointers, and junior Amber Biniek made the biggest shot of the game, a triple that...
Ian Gould (R) and the North Stars celebrated after a second period goal against Detroit Lakes last Thursday. The game ended up finishing in a 5-5 tie.
The North Stars picked up their second win over Northern Lakes this season with a 3-0 road shutout last Tuesday night. Brady Miller found the net twice in the first period, one coming on a power play, and Eli Fletcher scored in the third for added insurance. The extra goals proved to be unnecessary...
A run early in the second half helped Breckenridge pull away from Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in a 76-49 win in a battle of Section 8AA foes. The Cowboys held an 11-point lead at halftime, but quickly pushed that out to 16 points over the first couple of minutes of the second half. The Thunder were...
In a back and forth game that could have gone either way, it ended up being Upsala defending its home court in a narrow 62-60 win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in boys basketball action last Thursday night. The Thunder held a narrow advantage for much of the first half, taking a 16-9 lead before the...
The Tiger boys held Staples-Motley in check from start to finish in a 65-33 home rout last Tuesday night. The Browerville/Eagle Valley defense forced 25 turnovers while limiting the Cardinals to just 23 percent shooting for the night. Brian Kunerth scored two of the first three baskets with John...
Senior goaltender Mackenzie Och scooped up one of her 53 saves in last Thursday’s win against Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato.
By Taylor Lunemann, Staff Writer   There is a reason teams in any sport spend much of the preseason on conditioning. The Prairie Centre girls learned that all those drills do pay off during last Thursday’s home and season opener against Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato. The Blue Devils managed to weather a...
Longtime tennis coach Curt Hatfield was honored at last Wednesday’s Prairie Conference banquet for his years of service to Long Prairie, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, Swanville, and Upsala.
  There are a few things in life you can always count on. For over 40 years in Long Prairie, you could count on Curt Hatfield coaching tennis just as much as you could count on the sun rising in the east and setting in the west. This last fall was the first time in over four decades that Hatfield...

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