Sports

Swanville’s May Athletes of the Month from left: Rebekah Muhlenkamp, John Muhlenkamp, Hannah Schneider, and Levi Beseman.
Swanville High School is pleased to announce its May Athletes of the Month:  Levi Beseman for baseball, Hannah Schneider for softball, John Muhlenkamp for boys’ track, and Rebekah Muhlenkamp for girls’ track. Coaches’ Comments: “I select Levi Beseman for the baseball Athlete of the Month. Levi has...
A good pitching performance by Myron Ripplinger and just enough offense helped Upsala/Swanville Area baseball snap a three-game skid last Monday when they topped BBE 3-2 at home. The Patriots took advantage of a Jaguar error in the first to score their first run and Parker Barth’s RBI single...
Alexandria, MN – The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League (MNSHSCTL) is proud to announce that 7,459 student athletes are scheduled to participate in the 2017 Trap Shooting Championship, June 12-20 at the Alexandria Shooting Park in Alexandria, Minnesota.  For nine days, student athletes...
John Muhlenkamp led the USA distance runners, placing second in the 3200 and fifth in the 1600
Upsala/Swanville Area earned seven All-Conference honors for the boys and five on the girls side at last Wednesday’s Prairie Conference meet hosted at St. John’s University. Isaac Guthrie, Cody Rahn, and Lawrence Mettler each earned All-Conference in two events, and John Muhlenkamp earned the honor...
USA baseball was unable to play spoiler to Osakis in last Monday’s Prairie Conference meeting. Looking to win the conference outright, the Silverstreaks managed to sneak by the Patriots in a low scoring affair by a score of 3-2. Charlie Kurowski got USA on the board first with an RBI single in the...
LPGE junior Parker Gjerstad finished seventh in the 800 at the conference meet.
  The LPGE girls track team shrugged off some chilly and damp weather last Wednesday to place first in four events and set a pair of meet records at the annual Prairie Conference meet. The Thunder placed second out of six in the team scoring, finishing with 93 points. Osakis placed first with 238....
USA second baseman Peyton Jackson placed the tag on LPGE’s Matt Roe on a stolen base attempt.
LPGE baseball was downed 11-4 at Melrose last Monday afternoon. The Thunder collected just five hits as a team and surrendered five errors in the field while falling behind 9-0 after four innings. All four of the team’s runs came in the sixth inning. Three of the runs came when Caleb Jasken cleared...
LPGE junior Tristen Marcyes made several nice defensive plays at second base and hit a home run in Friday’s playoff game.
  After having little trouble scoring runs in the regular season, the bats went cold for Thunder softball when they opened up Section 6AA postseason play against No. 3 seed Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale last Friday. While LPGE was able to get runners on base, they were unable to come up with clutch...
Megan Carry led the Tiger throwers with a fourth place finish in the shot put.
The Tiger boys track team had four events earn All-Conference and one with honorable mention at the Prairie Conference meet last Wednesday. Junior thrower Devin Lange had the lone first place finish of the day, leading the field in the shot put with a throw of 42-3. He added a fifth place finish in...
Tiger baseball pulled off an improbable comeback last Monday when they overcame a seven run deficit in the final inning to walk-off with an 8-7 home win over Royalton last Monday. The Royals controlled the game for six innings, carrying a 7-0 lead into the final inning before Browerville/Eagle...

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