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Senior outside hitter Carolyn Dinkel went up for an attack against the Pillager defense during last Thursday’s match.
It was an intense opening week of the season for the Thunder volleyball team as they played a pair of home games with each set in both matches being close affairs. The season opener took place last Tuesday as Staples-Motley came to town and came away with a 3-0 shutout win (25-19, 25-20, 26-24). ...
From left: Emily Beseman, Brooklyn Thieschafer, Madison Beseman, Sophie Larson, and Crystal Kaun celebrate a point during their 3-0 win over Isle last Tuesday.
It was a slow start to the season for the Swanville volleyball team, but once they got going, they got into cruise control as they posted a shutout against Isle last Tuesday. The first set saw both teams show some early jitters which led to many errors in a back and forth battle. The Bulldogs held...
Browerville/Eagle Valley volleyball overcame some sloppy play to get into the win column for the first time this season as they picked up a 3-0 road shutout against Bertha-Hewitt in non conference action. The Tigers edged the Bears in relatively close sets in all three wins, taking them 25-18, 25-...
The Thunder cross country got their first look of competition last Monday when they raced in the Central Minnesota River Run Invitational hosted by United North Central. The varsity boys fielded a full team while the girls had a handful of runners participate in the varsity race. The top LPGE...
The Thunder tennis team traveled to Litchfield for a triangular last Monday. In their first match of the day, they ran into a very tough team in the hosting Dragons, falling 7-0. The closest match came at first singles where Abby Ecker suffered her first loss of the season in a three set battle...
LPGE’s Sarah Anderson (M) and Emma Liebsch (R) go up for a block against B/EV’s Jenna Kunerth (L) during last Tuesday’s Prairie Conference Jamboree.
There will be many new faces on Thunder head coach Lindsey Noll’s varsity volleyball squad this fall as the team brings back just a pair of players from last season’s lineup. The challenge will be to work to continue to turn the program around after last season’s team jumped up to 15 wins after...
Lupita Mora picked up two wins in three matches in the Thunder’s opening week of play.
Fall sports are now underway as the Thunder tennis team was the first area squad to log an official match when they traveled to BBE last Monday.  The season got started off on the right foot as the Thunder were able to edge the Jaguars 4-3. The top three singles players were able to pick up...
The Cardinals celebrate after scoring a point during the conference scrimmage last Tuesday. This year’s squad will look to rebuild under new head coach Reba Leither.
There is a new person on the sidelines and at the helm of the Upsala volleyball program as the 2016 season gets underway. Reba Leither steps into the head coaching position for the Cardinals after recently coaching junior varsity at St. Cloud Cathedral. Leither also has experience playing college...
Junior Dalton Louden will be one runningback expected to make up the vacancy 4,000 yard rusher Kyle Lange leaves behind.
The Upsala/Swanville Area football program enters 2016 looking to replace a strong crop of graduated seniors. Several of those players were big parts of the program’s state tournament trips in 2013 and 2014, and last year’s 8-2 record. The biggest vacancy will be left by 4,000 career yard rusher...
Quinn Kircher went up for an attack during last Tuesday’s scrimmage. She is one of just two Tigers back from last season’s lineup.
The 2016 fall season will usher in a new era for Tiger volleyball after the program graduated a large core of players from recent years. The team brings back just a pair of players -- Quinn Kircher and Kenzi Riedel -- from last season’s lineup, so the team will be looking to work in several new...

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