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The Predators wrapped up regular season play on a high note last Friday night when they crushed Sauk Centre 14-0. Logan Riedel surrendered just a pair of hits and only allowed two baserunners in the final five innings of play. He struck out eight batters in his complete game shutout victory....
Tommy Geisenhof punched an RBI double down the right field line against Ashby on Sunday.
The Predators were busy last week, playing five games with the regular season winding down and postponed games needing to be played.  Predators 2, Carlos 7 After being forced to forfeit against Urbank on July 2 due to lack of players, the Predators came back on July 3 with a home game against...
Sitting, from left: Rita LeRoux, Abbey Hebert, Issy Allen, Emily Marcyes, and Jasmine Kramer. Kneeling, from left: Weston Heuer, Myles Elmes, Joe Langer, Alex Pesta, and Oren Gamradt. Standing, from left: Ben Katterhagen, Isaac Cebulla, Sam Olson, Noah Koltes, Andrew Katterhagen, Nathan Ruda, Derek Loxtercamp, and Derek Dempsey. Not pictured: Kale Danielson.
The 2016 trap shooting championship was held on June 14-21 at the Alexandria Shooting Park and LPGE was one of more than 200 high school teams featuring more than 7,000 student athletes that participated. It is the world’s largest shooting sport event. The event is a full eight days of competition...
The Predators repeated as Pine Grove Classic champions after defeating Upsala 14-8 in the title game. Front row from left: Nate Petermeier, Ted Gray, Cody Maryces, Tommy Geisenhof, Joey Gaida, Brent Petermeier, Tim Zastrow. Back row from left: Noah Urman, Eric Hinnenkamp, Zach Miller, Logan Riedel, Duane Miller, Mitchell Hinnenkamp, Austin Kaiser, Manager Roger Thies.
The Pine Grove Classic knows just one champion after the Predators defended their title this weekend by going 3-0 in the tournament’s second year. While the pitching fueled the team’s first two victories, the bats helped boost Long Prairie to a 14-8 win in the championship over new entrant Upsala....
First baseman Tate Urman snagged a shallow pop fly during last Tuesday’s game against Sauk Centre.
The LPGE Babe Ruth team played host to Sauk Centre last Tuesday afternoon and dropped a high scoring game 12-8. Pitching was an issue for LPGE as many walks set up some timely hitting for the visitors. Eight walks and one hit batter led to several runs. Despite this, LPGE was able to keep the score...
A late inning rally helped lift the Upsala/Swanville Area Legion baseball team over LPGE when the two teams met in Upsala last Monday evening. It was a back and forth battle throughout as the teams exchanged leads five times in the game. LPGE struck first when Hudson Pung drew a two-out walk and...
It was a rough all around game for Swanville when they played a road game against Urbank on Saturday. The Bombers shelled the Swans pitchers for 12 hits and the defense committed five errors in a 22-2 six-inning game. Ben Schultz turned in a 2-3 game at the plate, driving in one of the two runs...
The Tiger baseball team announced its award winners for the 2016 spring season.  The team finished 13-10 overall and went 6-6 in Prairie Conference play.  Earning All-Conference this spring included senior Noah Iten and junior Bryce Irsfeld. Seniors Trevor Johnson and Bryce Bailey earned honorable...
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...

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