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Wolves assistant coach Nate Pachan (L), head coach Jacob Lorentz (M), and senior Thomas Pesta (R) react during a match earlier in the season.
All season long, the Wolves have continued to build for this moment. On Mar. 1, the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville/Eagle Valley wrestling team will hit the mats at the Xcel Energy Center as they try to prove to the rest of the state that they are the best of the best.  The state team...
The level of talent from top to bottom in the Wolves lineup has been a strength for the team all season. One week after that well-balanced lineup reached the Class 1A state tournament as a team, they placed wrestlers in all 14 weight classes in last Saturday’s Section 5A individual tournament, and...
With their run through the Section 5A tournament, including a 42-15 win over two-time champ KMS, the Wolves wrestlers punched their ticket to their first state tournament as a cooperative. LPGE made it to state in 2003, and Browerville made it in 1991. LPGE/BEV (23-1) will meet up with Blackduck/...
The state wrestling tournament will be hosted at the Xcel Energy Center from Mar. 1-3. The team tournament is all completed in one day on Mar. 1 while the other two days are for the individuals. The schedule Thursday, March 1, at Xcel Energy Center Class A Quarterfinals, 9 a.m. Championship...
Thunder senior Taylor Kingston rose up over a Staples-Motley defender for a bucket last Tuesday. She led the team in scoring in both games last week.
The Thunder girls basketball team kicked off their week by putting together a 56-45 come-from-behind win over visiting Staples-Motley last Tuesday night. It was a defensive battle in the first half with LPGE holding a five-point edge before the Cardinals closed out with an 8-2 run to grab a one-...
Senior guard Blake Fossland cashed in on three first half triples to help LPGE build an early lead against Upsala.
The Thunder boys lost a non-conference road game at Holdingford 71-58 last Tuesday night. The Huskers shot the ball well in the game, hitting on 57.8 percent of their shots from the field. They also did a good job getting to the line with 26 attempts, but shot poorly there, making just 12. However...
The Prairie Centre boys went into their second round matchup on a hot streak, winners of five of their last six games. However, they skated into a brick wall on Tuesday when No. 2 seed Sartell-St. Stephen posted an 8-0 shutout in the Section 6A playoffs. The No. 7 state-ranked Sabres jumped out to...
Jenna Kunerth (L) drove by Osakis defender Madisen Johanson (R) during Thursday’s game. The freshman led B/EV in scoring in both games last week.
The lady Tigers wrapped up their regular season with a pair of games last week. The girls started in Sebeka last Tuesday and ended up falling to the Trojans 58-43. Browerville/Eagle Valley played well defensively, but had some trouble scoring down the stretch. Freshman forward Jenna Kunerth was a...
The Browerville/Eagle Valley boys used a smothering defense to split the season series with Swanville, picking up a decisive 71-41 win at home last Tuesday night. After the Bulldogs made 12 three-pointers in their first meeting, a 70-56 win, the Tigers held them to just two this time around....
The Upsala girls helped themselves out for playoff seeding in a big way last Thursday night when they grabbed a huge 82-75 win over Section 5A foe Pine River-Backus in a game that needed three extra periods. The Cardinals entered the game with seven wins overall and a 5-5 record in section play....

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