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The Swanville boys basketball team picked up a Section 5A win last Tuesday, defeating Verndale 54-48 on the road. Sam and Lawrence Mettler provided a boost offensively, combining to score 27 points, while also combining for 15 rebounds. The Bulldogs did a good job getting to the charity stripe as...
It was business as usual for the Browerville/Eagle Valley girls last Monday night as they toppled Henning 85-32 in Clarissa. The Tigers, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A, jumped out to a huge lead by opening the game with a 32-3 run. Quinn Kircher, fresh off her 1,000 point milestone game, came up with six...
Jadon Buntjer went for a takedown against his opponent. The senior ended up winning a 12-2 major decision.
The Wolves wrestlers put up impressive results in front of a good crowd on Parents Night last Thursday as they moved to 2-0 on the season with a 67-9 win over Prairie Valley. All but two matches went to the Wolves on the night, with six of them coming via forfeit. Justin Crandall got things started...
Taylor Kingston (L) went up for a layup over Swanville’s Haileigh Sales (R). The sophomore finished with a double-double, scoring 12 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.
An already thin Thunder roster battled through foul trouble  to hold off a resilient young Swanville bunch last Friday night 50-36. LPGE jumped out to a quick 10-2 lead early in the first half, but Swanville slowly began to chip away. After the lead was cut down to just two points, Taylor Kingston...
After suffering through a six-game losing streak to begin the season, the Prairie Centre boys have bounced back with wins in their past two games. The North Stars, hosting Morris/Benson in Sauk Centre, used a huge second period to help cruise to a 7-2 win last Thursday. After nearly 14 minutes of...
The Thunder boys ran into some tough competition last Tuesday night when they hit the road for a game against Minnewaska. The Lakers, winners of five of their six games, scored 22 points off 21 Thunder turnovers to help pick up a 63-37 non conference win. A big first half put the game out of reach...
The Upsala boys hoops team experienced some more growing pains in a road loss to Wadena-Deer Creek last Tuesday night. The Wolverines used a big first half to help fuel a 67-45 win over the visiting Cardinals. On a night where the shots weren’t falling, Upsala’s defense was also lacking as WDC...
The youth of the Swanville girls basketball put on a show last Tuesday when the lady Bulldogs hosted Royalton. Freshmen Emily Beseman and Avery Jackson exploded for a combined 43 points to help put the Royals away with a 52-35 win. “It was a good team win,” said Swanville head coach Aaron Gapinski...
Four Tiger girls on this year’s team have now scored over 1,000 career points. From left: Kendra Buchta, Quinn Kircher, Crystal Pearson, and Paige Callahan.
  Surpassing career milestones is starting to become a common occurrence for the Tiger girls basketball team and they saw their fourth starter hit the 1,000 career points mark last Friday night. Junior guard Quinn Kircher joined senior teammates Crystal Pearson, Kendra Buchta, and Paige Callahan as...
The Swanville boys hoops team went 2-1 at a three-day tournament hosted by St. John’s Prep last week. The Bulldogs fell in their opening game last Thursday night, as a second half rally came up just short as Milaca came out with a 65-61 win. It was a slow start for Swanville as they trailed 35-22...

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