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Linda Miller went for a spike during the Prairie Conference jamboree last Tuesday.
The Thunder volleyball team kicked off the 2015 season by bumping Pillager in an exciting match that went the full five sets. LPGE started the match strong and fired on all cylinders in 25-16 and 25-18 wins in the first two sets.  Serving issues caused some problems in the next two sets and...
It was another lopsided win for Upsala/Swanville Area when they took the field against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg last Friday night. Despite another long road trip for the second week in a row, the Patriots were sharp in a 44-14 win over the Fighting Saints. USA jumped out to a 37-0 lead at halftime...
Another slow start to the night on the offensive end of the ball didn’t end up mattering for Browerville/Eagle Valley last Friday when they took on West Central Area. A first half defensive battle led to a low scoring affair for one half but the Tigers got things going down the stretch and ended up...
It was a rainy and windy Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, for the annual championship playoffs at the Long Prairie Country Club. 16 men and eight women squared off in the match play format. In the men’s championship division, Charlie Drake and Woody Gustafson won their first two matches to...
Matt Roe (L) goes in for a hit on Tiger ball carrier, Jordan Gorder, after Kevin Escobar wrapped him up.
The stormy weather passed just in time for the Browerville/Eagle Valley Tigers to host the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder for the football season opener last Saturday night. The slow, methodical run game of the Tigers was able to slowly wear down the Thunder which led to a 35-6 opening season win...
Senior captain McKenzie Barth picked up a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles last Friday against BBE.
The Thunder girls tennis season got off to a great start last Friday with the team picking up a 7-0 sweep against the visiting Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars. The top three singles players cruised to wins with No. 1 singles Abby Ecker not surrendering a single game. McKenzie Barth won her match 6-...
Middle hitter Allison Winge went up for an attack during a match last season. She is one of seven seniors on the varsity roster.
A busy summer in the gym has led to a good start to the volleyball preseason practices at LPGE. The team just finished up with their summer league a few weeks ago and second year head coach Lindsey Noll says they have been able to hit the ground running. “It was nice to come in this summer and have...
Rachel Evans (L) and Haileigh Sales (R) are two seniors expected to lead the Bulldogs program this season.
  A good mixture of upperclassmen and a large group of freshmen has given the Swanville volleyball team a lot of optimism coming into the season. The athletic bunch of younger players has given the team the ability to compete in practice early in the preseason. “The talent of the group of freshmen...
Paige Callahan returns for her senior season as a valuable attacker and blocker from her middle position.
The Browerville/Eagle Valley volleyball team opened camp last Monday with 24 players 9-12 as well as some seventh and eighth graders who had the option of attending. The varsity team will need to replace some key positions from last season’s squad that reached the state tournament for the first...
The Upsala/Swanville Area football team hit the ground running last Saturday when they made the 110 mile journey to take on Lake Park-Audubon. The Patriots used a heavy dose of runningback Kyle Lange to run away with a 39-12 win over the Raiders. The Patriots took a 14-6 lead into halftime before...

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