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Haileigh Sales made a pass to Crystal Kaun during a preseason practice. Sales is one of just two seniors on a young Bulldogs squad this season.
Though last season was a marked improvement from previous years, the Swanville girls basketball team is still working on climbing out of the bottom half of the Prairie Conference standings. Last season’s team finished with seven wins which was a higher win total than the previous two seasons, but...
Bennett Primus made a move toward the bucket during a drill last week. Primus is one of three returning players who played varsity minutes for the Bulldogs last season.
There will be many new faces in the varsity lineup for the Swanville boys basketball team this season. The team graduated three staples of their lineup -- Jordan Sales, Tyler Evans, and Austin Johnson -- and will be looking for other players to step up and fill their shoes after finishing 15-10...
The third period has not been on the Blue Devils’ side the past two games as the team suffered a 4-2 loss to Fergus Falls last Thursday night. Kenzie Christianson put Prairie Centre up 1-0 with a first period goal off an assist from Ally Ecker. The Otters came back in the second period scoring a...
Josh Connor
Throughout this winter season, the Leader will be doing a spotlight on the players of this season’s boys basketball team at LPGE. This week’s spotlight will be on senior guard Josh Connor. Hobbies: Hunting and fishing Favorite food: Steak Favorite music group/singer: Florida Georgia Line Favorite...
Swanville High School is pleased to announce its October Athletes of the Month:  Troy Evans for football and Haileigh Sales for volleyball. “Haileigh Sales is October’s Female Athlete of the Month.  Haileigh has been chosen for her leadership on the volleyball court.  She is a senior captain,...
Kenzie Christianson fought for control of the puck during the Blue Devils’ game against LDC last Thursday. The junior forward scored the lone goal for Prairie Centre against LDC after putting two in the net against Morris/Benson.
The Blue Devils girls hockey team continued its success against Morris/Benson last Tuesday night by picking up a 6-1 win on the road to open the season. The win pushed their winning streak over the Storm to 11 games and the girls have outscored them 63-13 during that stretch. Morris/Benson actually...
Thunder head coach Brandon Puck talked to his team during a timeout at last Saturday’s scrimmage in Sauk Centre.
Replacing a graduating class that filled the roster would be a challenge for any team. Replacing a roster that accounted for 96.7 percent of the scoring and went 20-6 last season is an even bigger challenge. That is what the Thunder boys basketball team will be tasked with entering the season, but...
Junior guard Bryce Irsfeld worked on a defensive drill during a practice last week. Irsfeld was the team’s leading scorer in 2014-15.
The fall sports season has come to a close, but Tiger town is still abuzz about sports as the boys basketball team got their season started with the first week of practice last week.  The team is coming off a season where they finished 19-10, but fell short in the subsection championship game,...
The large group of kids who turned out for the final soccer class on Oct. 27 posed for a photo before beginning the class.
The Community Education events at LPGE have seen some nice turnouts in the past, but no one could have predicted how much participation there would be for this fall’s soccer class. While they originally expected around 15-20 kids to sign up for the class, that number was just a bit off as the...
A valiant comeback attempt fell just short for the Browerville/Eagle Valley volleyball team as they fell 3-1 to Verndale in the subsection championship hosted in Pierz last Thursday. The Tigers came out ready to play and it showed as they held a 17-13 lead in the first set. However, the Pirates...

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