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After a strong regular season, the Thunder baseball team appeared ready to take a shot at a postseason run. Unfortunately, a tough day offensively led to them getting edged at Pequot Lakes 2-1 in the opening round of Section 6AA. While Thunder ace Eric Hinnenkamp wasn’t as sharp as he normally is,...
The regular season came to a close on a high note for the Browerville/Eagle Valley baseball team as they turned in a convincing 9-1 win over visiting Blackduck last Tuesday night in Clarissa. While thunderstorms prior to the game threatened the chance the game being played at all, the Tigers were...
Matt Roe had to slide into home plate awkwardly to avoid getting hit by the catcher after a high throw to the plate.
Coming into the baseball season, it seemed like there would be several teams vying for top spot in the Prairie Conference.  LPGE entered the spring with just a few players coming back from last season and a large group of young players with little or no experience at the varsity level. That...
Thunder softball won the Prairie Conference, finishing one game ahead of Osakis and Royalton. Back row from left: Angela Hanson, Rachel Middendorf, Ally Ecker, Raelyn Miller, Kim Pachan, Kayla Drevlow, and Katrina Blommel. Front row from left: Riley Steinmetz, Tristen Marcyes, Mackenzie Och, Moriah Cebulla, Emma Liebsch, and Kayla Bense.
It was quite a regular season streak for the Thunder softball team and it led to them sitting atop the Prairie Conference when the regular season concluded last week. LPGE clinched a share of the title on May 13 with a 12-7 win over West Central Area and then claimed sole possession of the title...
Ariana Gamradt placed first in both the long jump and triple jump.
The girls team for LPGE/Browerville may not have been able to keep up with powerhouse Osakis at last Wednesday’s Prairie Conference meet, but they were still able to put up some impressive results and bring home second place as well as one of two Most Valuable Player awards. Senior jumper/sprinter...
Despite nearly two weeks since their last game, the Predators didn’t seem to skip a beat when they returned to action last Saturday night in Elrosa. The bats backed solid pitching as they picked up a 14-4 non league win. Long Prairie had seven different players belt out multiple hits in the game as...
One mistake in the field ended up spoiling a terrific pitching performance for Levi Beseman last Tuesday as Upsala/Swanville Area fell to St. John’s Prep 1-0 in Prairie Conference action. The Johnnies plated one unearned run on Beseman in the first inning which ended up being the difference. The...
Jarick Rieffer placed fifth in the high jump.
The Upsala/Swanville Area boys track team once again put up some good results when they competed at the Prairie Conference meet at St. John’s University last Wednesday. The team placed third out of six teams after putting up 90 points on the day. The lone first place finish of the day came in the...
The bats were alive for both teams when Swanville traveled to Parkers Prairie last Thursday afternoon. In a high scoring game, it was the hosting Panthers who were able to come away with a 15-9 win over the Bulldogs. Hannah Schneider had a good day at the plate for Swanville, as the freshman...
A high throw to third base allowed B/EV’s Crystal Pearson to slide in safely before Swanville’s Ellie Koetter could place the tag on her.
Browerville/Eagle Valley 13, Swanville 6 In the night cap of a Prairie Conference doubleheader, the Tigers hosted Swanville on Tuesday and rallied for a big 13-6 win. After B/EV jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, Swanville rallied back with six runs in the top of the third inning. Ellie Koetter...

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