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The Thunder tennis team traveled to Litchfield for a triangular last Monday. In their first match of the day, they ran into a very tough team in the hosting Dragons, falling 7-0. The closest match came at first singles where Abby Ecker suffered her first loss of the season in a three set battle...
LPGE’s Sarah Anderson (M) and Emma Liebsch (R) go up for a block against B/EV’s Jenna Kunerth (L) during last Tuesday’s Prairie Conference Jamboree.
There will be many new faces on Thunder head coach Lindsey Noll’s varsity volleyball squad this fall as the team brings back just a pair of players from last season’s lineup. The challenge will be to work to continue to turn the program around after last season’s team jumped up to 15 wins after...
Lupita Mora picked up two wins in three matches in the Thunder’s opening week of play.
Fall sports are now underway as the Thunder tennis team was the first area squad to log an official match when they traveled to BBE last Monday.  The season got started off on the right foot as the Thunder were able to edge the Jaguars 4-3. The top three singles players were able to pick up...
The Cardinals celebrate after scoring a point during the conference scrimmage last Tuesday. This year’s squad will look to rebuild under new head coach Reba Leither.
There is a new person on the sidelines and at the helm of the Upsala volleyball program as the 2016 season gets underway. Reba Leither steps into the head coaching position for the Cardinals after recently coaching junior varsity at St. Cloud Cathedral. Leither also has experience playing college...
Junior Dalton Louden will be one runningback expected to make up the vacancy 4,000 yard rusher Kyle Lange leaves behind.
The Upsala/Swanville Area football program enters 2016 looking to replace a strong crop of graduated seniors. Several of those players were big parts of the program’s state tournament trips in 2013 and 2014, and last year’s 8-2 record. The biggest vacancy will be left by 4,000 career yard rusher...
Quinn Kircher went up for an attack during last Tuesday’s scrimmage. She is one of just two Tigers back from last season’s lineup.
The 2016 fall season will usher in a new era for Tiger volleyball after the program graduated a large core of players from recent years. The team brings back just a pair of players -- Quinn Kircher and Kenzi Riedel -- from last season’s lineup, so the team will be looking to work in several new...
Junior middle hitter Crystal Kaun will be one player expected to have a bigger role this season.
As the nets go up in area gyms and players are diving and spiking volleyballs as they gear up for the fall season, the program at Swanville welcomes in Erin Sabyan as their new head coach. She will take over a program that finished 9-15 a year ago and lost a few key players from that roster....
New head coach Chris Bemboom talked to his runners about weekend training as he wrapped up practice last Friday morning.
  After putting on many miles throughout the summer, the cross country runners at LPGE officially began their 2016 season last Monday with their first practices.  Both the boys and girls teams will have many familiar faces back this fall for new head coach, Chris Bemboom, who is familiar with most...
The annual club tournament for men and women members was held this past Saturday and Sunday at the Long Prairie Country Club. Play on Saturday was less than ideal with the cold, wind, and numerous rain showers. Six women competed in 18 holes of medal play on both days and the 16 men had 36 holes of...
Brad Evenson takes over as head coach of the Thunder and believes the summer program continues to have the players a step ahead of past years.
  The sun was beating down and helmets and pads were clashing last week. Football is back, and LPGE will be looking to turn the corner from its one-win season last fall. Brad Evenson takes over at the helm of the program and will take on a young group after graduating 16 seniors last fall. It may...

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