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Myron Ripplinger (1) picked up a block from Cole Pfeiffer (60) to allow him enough time to attempt a pass during last Friday’s game.
It was a back and forth affair for most of last Friday night’s football game between Upsala/Swanville Area and Parkers Prairie, but the Panthers used a second half surge to pull away and hand the Patriots their first loss of the season 32-21. USA’s ability to both effectively run and pass the ball...
Senior Claire Liebsch (L) was the Thunder’s second runner last Monday, placing 16th with a time of 23:44.
The runners were challenged by some windy and rainy weather last Monday when the Thunder cross country teams played host to their lone home invitational of the season. The LPGE boys picked up a fourth place finish on the day while the girls had several runners make improvements on their times from...
On a night where turnovers plagued the Thunder, the defense couldn’t manage to slow down Warroad as LPGE was sent home with a 36-6 non district loss last Friday night. The Thunder fumbled the ball on three of their first four possessions in the first half, with the Warriors turning one of them into...
The Bulldogs volleyball team reacts after scoring the match winning point.
Both Swanville and LPGE won their conference openers 3-1 heading into their matchup last Thursday evening, but it was the hosting Bulldogs who were able to come away with a 3-1 victory to move to 2-0 in Prairie Conference play, and 3-0 overall. After winning an exciting match with Browerville/Eagle...
Following the conference opener against LPGE last Tuesday, the Tiger volleyball team continued play on Thursday when they traveled to Osakis. The girls were able to stay close in two of the three games, but ended up falling 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-23).  Senior Quinn Kircher finished with nine kills...
Sophomore runningback Nick Byers’ workload increased drastically with Matt Roe and Sam Olson out. He stepped up in a big way, leading the Thunder with 107 yards on 26 carries.
The Thunder were shorthanded and injuries made it even more difficult when they traveled to Wadena last Thursday night. Surrendering big plays in the first half put LPGE in a hole it wouldn’t be able to dig its way out of as they fell to the Wolverines 26-14. With starting runningback Matt Roe out...
The Thunder girls tennis team hosted a triangular back on Sept. 2 against a pair of non conference opponents. LPGE/USA 1, Staples-Motley 6 Their first match of the day came against Staples-Motley, and ended with the Cardinals picking up a 6-1 victory. The lone win on the day came at second singles...
Juniors Rachel Middendorf (L) and Taylor Kingston (R) went up for a block against Browerville/Eagle Valley.
It was Prairie Conference opening night last Tuesday for several area teams, and one of those matchups included LPGE playing host to Browerville/Eagle Valley. It was an up and down night for both teams and it led to an exciting match in front of a good fan turnout for both teams. While the Thunder...
Browerville/Eagle Valley receiver Griffin Webster hauled in a pass over a pair of LPGE defenders. He scored one of the team’s three touchdowns through the air.
The Tiger defense bailed out a sloppy start by the offense when they made the short trip up Highway-71 to take on LPGE in the season opener back on Sept. 2. While the offense struggled early on, the first team defense held the Thunder scoreless to allow Browerville/Eagle Valley to pick up a 33-8...
Tiger football hosted its home and Mid State District opener last Friday night and was able to edge out West Central Area 29-22 to pick up the win. The run defense was in top form on the night, but the secondary allowed the Knights to stick close throughout the game. Overall, Browerville/Eagle...

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