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USA’s Eric Koetter (5) and Dylan Graves (28) combined for a tackle of a Royalton ball carrier. Graves finished with a team high 18 tackles.
On a cool, crisp Friday night, people bundled up for high school football as Royalton, the No. 7 ranked team in Class 2A hosted Upsala/Swanville Area in their rivalry game where they compete for the Morrison County Jug. It may be a good thing that the cool weather brought out the gloves and mittens...
Senior Hunter Faust ran a season best time of 19:53.2 to finish 39th.
Several personal records were broken when the Thunder cross country teams competed at an invitational hosted by Sauk Centre last Tuesday afternoon. The varsity boys team placed seventh out of 11 teams while the girls finished eighth out of 11. Junior Cameron Larson once again led the LPGE boys,...
LPGE’s Emma Liesbch (L) and Carolyn Dinkel (R) went up for a block against Upsala’s Laura Lange (M).
Thunder volleyball got back into the win column last Tuesday night when they picked up another sweep of Upsala in a road match. The win ended a three-game skid while also gave them a season series win over the Cardinals after also sweeping them back on Sept. 13. LPGE controlled both of the first...
Alexandria senior quarterback Jaran Roste has helped lead the Cardinals to a 6-0 record while boasting one of the best offenses in the state.
One of the highest scoring high school football teams in the state of Minnesota is just west down the road from Long Prairie and a kid with ties to the community is at the helm of it. Senior quarterback Jaran Roste, grandson of Bob and Myrna Golnitz, and Mike and Shirley Roste, all of Long Prairie...
Senior Rebecca Berscheit returned a serve during a match earlier this season.
The tennis team season came to a close as the No. 7 seed Thunder girls were bounced from the Section 5A tournament by No. 2 Litchfield by a 6-1 final score. The highlight from the day came at first singles where LPGE/USA senior Abby Ecker avenged a loss to Natalie Nelson from earlier in the season...
What started out as a close game turned around in a hurry as Midwest District Blue Division leader Staples-Motley scored 30 unanswered points to down LPGE 36-6 last Friday night. The Thunder defense held strong for two drives in the first quarter as they forced a punt on the first and recovered a...
Freshman Taylor Hamilton (M) celebrates with teammates Allison Asfeld (L) and Olivia Irsfeld (R) after scoring a point during B/EV’s comeback win over Swanville.
It was an up and down week of volleyball for the Tigers as they competed in three matches. The week began with a Monday night road match against Pillager. It was back and forth throughout as it took five sets, but the Browerville/Eagle Valley girls got it done in a 3-2 non conference win. The...
Junior fullback Will Koetters attempted to shake off a UNC tackler after catching a pass.
Usually when a team is missing its lead running back, some offensive struggles are expected. That wasn’t the case for United North Central last Friday night as quarterback James Clark carried the load and exploded for six touchdowns as the Warriors downed the Thunder 42-0 on homecoming. Despite...
Ally Ecker picked up another two wins last week, giving her a team high 19 for the season.
Rain interrupted the Thunder tennis team’s match last Tuesday, but the girls were able to resume play on Thursday and picked up a 5-2 conference win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. Both teams were without a few key players in the match which led to some shifting of lineups.  Thunder freshman Tanya...
The Thunder cross country runners made the trip south to Paynesville last Tuesday afternoon for an 11-team meet. Both the boys and girls teams ended in eighth place in the standings at the end of the day. Some race times took slight steps backward from the previous week’s results, but the top...

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