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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...
The Upsala/Swanville Area football team kicked off the season in impressive fashion back on Sept. 2, blowing past visiting Lake Park-Audubon 42-10. The Patriots wasted little time in dominating the Raiders, jumping out to a 42-8 lead at halftime behind a balanced offense. Senior quarterback Myron...
Senior outside hitter Carolyn Dinkel went up for an attack against the Pillager defense during last Thursday’s match.
It was an intense opening week of the season for the Thunder volleyball team as they played a pair of home games with each set in both matches being close affairs. The season opener took place last Tuesday as Staples-Motley came to town and came away with a 3-0 shutout win (25-19, 25-20, 26-24). ...
From left: Emily Beseman, Brooklyn Thieschafer, Madison Beseman, Sophie Larson, and Crystal Kaun celebrate a point during their 3-0 win over Isle last Tuesday.
It was a slow start to the season for the Swanville volleyball team, but once they got going, they got into cruise control as they posted a shutout against Isle last Tuesday. The first set saw both teams show some early jitters which led to many errors in a back and forth battle. The Bulldogs held...
Browerville/Eagle Valley volleyball overcame some sloppy play to get into the win column for the first time this season as they picked up a 3-0 road shutout against Bertha-Hewitt in non conference action. The Tigers edged the Bears in relatively close sets in all three wins, taking them 25-18, 25-...
The Thunder cross country got their first look of competition last Monday when they raced in the Central Minnesota River Run Invitational hosted by United North Central. The varsity boys fielded a full team while the girls had a handful of runners participate in the varsity race. The top LPGE...

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