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The Thunder tennis team recently held their end of the season banquet to recap the season and name award winners. Head coach Curt Hatfield made a few comments on how the season progressed and some of the things the team worked on. They introduced the concept of peer teaching this year and will...
Thunder senior Abby Ecker returned a serve during her opening match of the Class 1A state tournament last Thursday morning.
The tennis career for Thunder senior Abby Ecker ended at the Class 1A state tournament hosted at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center in Minneapolis last Thursday. After dropping both her matches in the 2015 state tournament, Ecker put one in the win column in the opening round when she defeated Osakis...
LPGE senior Gabby Becker went for an attack during playoff action last Thursday night.
The season came to a close for the LPGE volleyball team last Thursday night when they fell 3-0 to top seed Sauk Centre in the Section 6AA tournament. The No. 7 state ranked Mainstreeters showed why they’re the top seed in the bracket as they picked up 25-14, 25-9, and 25-11 set wins to complete the...
Senior Claire Liebsch placed third on the team, and 53rd overall in her final cross country race for the Thunder.
The cross country season concluded for the Thunder last Thursday when they competed at the Section 6A meet just outside of New London. The goal for any runner is to continually improve on their times through the season and the runners for LPGE did just that as most turned in season bests in good...
Thunder junior Cody Johnson lowered his shoulder to make a tackle on Pillager’s Ridge Hunstad.
The top seed in Section 6AA and No. 3 state ranked Pillager ended LPGE’s football season last Tuesday night by defeating them 50-6 in the opening round of the playoffs. The Huskies had five players find the end zone in the first half as they jumped out to a 43-0 lead at halftime. Senior Ridge...
Quinn Kircher (L), Jenna Kunerth (M) and Allison Asfeld (R) celebrate after scoring a point during last Friday’s match with Swanville.
The Browerville/Eagle Valley and Swanville volleyball teams have become very familiar with each other this season. After going to five sets in both of their regular season matches, it was yet another battle when the two met in Section 5A playoff action last Friday night in Browerville. The Tigers...
Tiger football picked a good day to play its best football of the season last Saturday. Browerville/Eagle Valley took care of the ball and turned in a good defensive effort which helped fuel a 41-14 upset of No. 2 seed Pine River-Backus in the Section 6A semifinals. The Tigers got a long touchdown...
Muddy field conditions and a defensive battle led to a low scoring affair when No. 3  seed Upsala/Swanville Area traveled to No. 2 Mayer Lutheran last Saturday night in the Section 4A postseason. It was a game that saw a few plays prove to be the difference in the score as the Crusaders picked up a...
Thunder senior Abby Ecker (R) was all smiles after winning the Section 5A title with a three-set victory over Sauk Centre’s Morgan Kranz (L).
A year after winning the Section 5A individual title as the No. 2 seed, Thunder senior Abby Ecker took care of business as the top seed to repeat as section champion and earn another trip to the Class 1A state tournament. While Abby had to face some adversity during last season’s tournament run,...
USA senior Eric Koetter beat WCA/A’s Caden Fernholz on a deep route and hauled in a 43-yard touchdown in the third quarter.
On the very first drive of last Wednesday’s regular season finale, Upsala/Swanville Area head coach Jay Loven called a timeout after West Central Area/Ashby swiftly drove deep into Patriot territory.  It was a quick wake up call to not underestimate an opposing team regardless of record, and USA...

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