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The LPGE/Browerville track teams traveled to Detroit Lakes last Tuesday as its first of two meets last week. The athletes competed against the best of the best in Section 8AA and while they found some good individual results, the points weren’t there to stick with the top teams. The girls placed...
After being held without a hit last Tuesday, the Upsala/Swanville Area bats woke up on Thursday to lead the team 6-2 over Osakis in Prairie Conference action. The bats came alive and were sparked by a first inning home run off the bat of senior Justin Cichon. USA then piled on five runs in the...
Senior second baseman Rakel Bryniarski covered the bag during a steal attempt by Royalton.
In a game that saw five lead changes, it’s no surprise the game was decided by a couple key plays when Prairie Conference leading Royalton met Browerville/Eagle Valley last Tuesday. While the Tigers led for much of the game, the Royals made a push in the final two innings as they went on to win 11-...
Swanville softball played well in some areas of the game last Tuesday, but couldn’t put together a complete game as they fell to Osakis 12-7 last Tuesday. The bats were there as the Bulldogs out-hit the Silverstreaks 14-6, but surrendering 11 walks on the day came back to haunt them. Four players...
The Tigers took advantage of several free passes to help them best Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale on the road by a score of 6-2. The Raiders gave up 11 walks and committed seven errors to provide Browerville/Eagle Valley with more than enough scoring opportunities. The Tigers scored two runs in the first,...
The Swans baseball team fell to Ashby 10-7 in their Resorters League home opener on May 8.  Derek Pfeiffer plated Chris Baum in the first inning with an RBI single to give Swanville a quick lead. However, Ashby came back by piling on four unearned runs in the top of the second inning after a pair...
The Upsala/Swanville Area track teams competed at the annual Dave Sieben Invitational in Melrose last Thursday afternoon. The boys’ team placed sixth out of 13 teams and the girls’ team finished 12th. The boys’ team had one first place on the day and it came in the 3200 as freshman John Muhlenkamp...
From left: John Muhlenkamp, Emily Beseman, Olivia Mettler, Troy Evans.
Swanville High School is pleased to announce its April Athletes of the Month:  Troy Evans for baseball, Emily Beseman for softball, John Muhlenkamp for boys’ track and Olivia Mettler for girls’ track. Coaches’ Comments: “Troy Evans is the Athlete of the Month for baseball. He batted .321 with an on...
Thunder head coach Joe Kahl addressed the team following last Friday’s win.
It has been quite a turnaround for the Thunder softball team the past couple of weeks. After opening the season with three losses in a row, the LPGE girls have bounced back by winning nine in a row, including five last week. Bringing back a group of seniors with many years of varsity experience,...
Zach Miller was met at home plate by his teammates after clubbing the team’s first home run of the season on Sunday.
It was Mother’s Day at the ballpark on Sunday and the Predators sent their mothers home happy at the end of the day. In between innings late in the game, several players went out to the stands to give their mothers flowers and hugs, and back on the field the bats were alive as they pounded...

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