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Austin Kaiser (R) was met by his teammates at home plate after his two-run homer against Millerville.
The Predators wasted little time dispatching Millerville back on May 26. Long Prairie’s offense produced 20 hits and  scored early and often in a 19-0 blowout win of the Millers. The offense started right from the start as the first four men reached base, including a two-run blast to deep left from...
The Tiger softball turned an early game deficit into a massive blowout in a hurry when they took on BBE in a Section 6A elimination game in Glenwood last Tuesday. Trailing 2-0 early on, Browerville/Eagle Valley scored 15 unanswered to pick up the 15-2 win and advance in the tournament. The Jaguars...
The bats chose an unfortunate day to take off for the Upsala/Swanville Area baseball team last Tuesday afternoon. Opening up the Section 6A  tournament, the Patriots fell 6-0 at West Central Area to end their season. The Knights scored one in the first and another in the second, both coming in on...
Matt Swanson tossed a complete game shutout to lift the Blue Jays over Aitkin 8-0 back on May 27. Swanson allowed eight hits and just one walk while striking out six in the win. Brady Burggraff cracked a two-run double in the second inning. Justin Cichon plated one with a single and Brock Cichon...
The Swanville Swans won their first ever road game in the Victory League on Memorial Day when they grabbed an extra innings win in Flensburg. The Swans nearly ended it in the ninth, but a rally by the Falcons forced extras. Derek Pfeiffer reached second base on a throwing error and then scored the...
Tiger second baseman Ian Gould hauls in a throw during a stolen base attempt last Tuesday against Osakis.
The Tigers nearly upended the Prairie Conference leading Osakis in game one of a doubleheader hosted in Browerville last Tuesday. A late inning rally came up just short, however, as the Silverstreaks were able to sneak away with a 4-3 win. Osakis scored runs in the first and third innings, and the...
Eighth grader Leona May tags out a Pelican Rapids runner who strayed too far off the base during Tuesday’s Section 6A playoff game.
The Tiger softball team kicked off Section 6A postseason play last Tuesday when they hosted Pelican Rapids for the opening round. No. 2 seed Browerville/Eagle Valley used good pitching and solid defense to pick up a 4-1 win over the No. 7 seed Vikings. The scoring started in the second inning when...
Senior Rachel Middendorf put the bat on the ball during an at bat against Pillager in last week’s playoffs.
The season came to a close for Thunder softball just one spot short of qualifying for the Section 6AA final four last Thursday afternoon in Alexandria. One inning was the difference as LPGE fell to Holdingford 5-2 to close out the season. The Huskers batted the ball around in the opening inning and...
The Thunder track team beat the heat and advanced a number of athletes on to the Section 6A track meet. The top five individual and top two relays advance from the subsection meet, and LPGE pushed on 10 events between the boys and girls teams when they competed in Sauk Centre last Thursday. The...
Senior Sam Olson reached base in all four plate appearances, and pitched a complete game gem for the Thunder as they took game one, 7-1, over Browerville/Eagle Valley last Thursday afternoon. LPGE got on the board on a fielding error by the Tigers in the second inning. They then added one more in...

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