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Wolves wrestler Cael Lorentz recently competed in two national team wrestling tournaments hosted at Indianapolis, Indiana.
This past week the Minnesota Schoolboy Duals team participated in the National Duals Tournament, held in Indianapolis, IN.  The team consisted of 53 of the most talented Schoolboy wrestlers (born in 2002 and 2003) from all over the state of Minnesota. The wrestlers were selected based on their...
LPGE third baseman Mitchell Retka looked up toward the umpire after placing the tag on the sliding Tiger Tate Johnson.
The LPGE Legion baseball team got a good pitching performance from Sam Olson when they opened their week at Foley, but the bats were silent as the team fell 3-0 on the road. Olson surrendered one run in each of the first two innings, and an unearned run in the fifth in his six innings of work. He...
The Upsala Blue Jays improved their record to 10-3 overall and 7-2 in Victory League play with another two wins last weekend. Upsala 10, Flensburg 0 Three players had multi-hit performances and Matt Swanson and Chris Ripplinger combined for a seven inning three-hitter as the Blue Jays ended their...
After competing in a very close game against Carlos on June 4, the Swans were unable to keep up with the Cougars when they fell to them 12-4 on Sunday.  Each team managed five hits in the game, but the Swans were victims of six errors in the field as Carlos put up seven runs in the second and five...
From left: Claire Liebsch, Ariana Gamradt, Elle Olson, and Abby Ecker stood on the podium after placing eighth in the finals of the 4x200 relay.
The last three months have been a build up to the most important event of the season, the state track meet held at Hamline last Friday and Saturday. LPGE/Browerville sent four events down to St. Paul last weekend and all four turned in top 10 finishes and three earned spots on the podium when it...
The Thunder softball team won the Prairie Conference title this spring, and had four players earn All-Conference and three honorable mention.
The softball season officially came to a close when the Thunder announced its award winners for the spring. LPGE finished their season with an overall record of 17-6, 10-2 in Prairie Conference play to earn the title, and made it to the final four of Section 6AA play. The excellent year on the...
Megan Pohlmann qualified for the Division III national meet this spring despite picking up a javelin for the first time as a freshman less than three years ago.
A former volleyball star has been making a name for herself in a completely different sport at the collegiate level. Megan Pohlmann, a 2013 graduate from LPGE, retired her Thunder uniform in favor of the purple and yellow of St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) three years ago. Instead of suiting...
Erin Blanchard (L) had the season high score for the girls, and Isaac Cebulla (M) and Sam Olson (R) tied for the high score for the boys.
The LPGE trap shooting team celebrated its third year of competition last Monday with an awards night out at the Long Prairie Sportsman’s Club. In addition to naming its award winners, the team was entertained by the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting show to add to the highlights of the evening....
Noah Urman (L) and Eric Hinnenkamp (R) spent much of the season rotating between pitching and catching duties. Urman was named the team’s top batter and fielder while Hinnenkamp was named the team’s top pitcher.
The Thunder Nine turned some heads this spring when they put together an impressive run in conference play to earn the Prairie title after finishing 9-3 in league play and 11-8 overall. This finish helped earn several players conference accolades with five players earning All-Conference and two...
From left: Will Koetters, Hudson Pung, and Ausitn Evenson celebrate after Pung scored the game winning run on Sam Olson’s double.
Almost as quickly as the prep baseball season ended, the LPGE Legion baseball season arrived, with the team playing their first game last Thursday evening. Hosting their neighbors to the south, LPGE was able to rally late and come away with a 6-5 walk off win over Sauk Centre in eight innings. It...

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