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The Thunder Nine got into the win column for the first time this season when they picked up a dramatic win on the road at Foley last Monday. After falling behind 4-2 after two innings, LPGE scored one run in the third, fifth, and seventh innings before shutting the door in the bottom half of the...
A seven team track meet was hosted by BBE last Tuesday afternoon and it was a good performance put forward by the Upsala/Swanville Area boys team. The Patriot boys grabbed first place after edging the hosting Jaguars 147.5-146.  In the preseason, the USA coaches believed the boys team would be well...
There was plenty of extra baseball to be had last Monday when Upsala/Swanville Area hosted Isle in non conference baseball action. The two teams needed an extra four innings to put an end to the game and it ended up being the hosting Patriots picking up the 5-4 win. The Huskies took a 3-1 lead...
After an offensive surge led Swanville softball to a big win in their opener, it took good pitching and timely hitting to win a 3-2 low scoring affair against Isle last Monday afternoon. Highlights from the game included Emily Beseman going 1/2 and scoring two of the team’s three runs. Ellie...
Second baseman Austin Evenson (L) and rightfielder Taylor Sorenson (R) each attempted to snag a shallow pop fly during last Thursday’s game.
A windy day provided a challenge for the Thunder baseball team when they played their season opener last Thursday against Parkers Prairie. What began as a pitching duel turned around in a hurry as the Panthers took advantage of a few late inning mistakes to come away with a 5-1 win. After LPGE...
Senior centerfielder Angela Hanson made a grab for a fly ball out during last Thursday’s game against Osakis.
The Thunder got locked into a battle when they opened the season at home against Osakis last Thursday afternoon. The Silverstreaks did their damage early on and held on to win a low scoring affair 4-2. It was a good pitching duel in the Thunder’s first game of the season as LPGE senior Katrina...
Athletes were tested on the track last Thursday afternoon when a windy meet was held in Holdingford. There were some good results out of the LPGE/Browerville athletes in their first meet of the season. The girls team posted several first place finishes. Senior Ariana Gamradt got off to a strong...
USA catcher Eric Koetter was able to catch the ball and place the tag on a sliding Trevor Johnson after the Tigers attempted a squeeze bunt.
It was a good early season test between Prairie Conference and Section 6A rivals when Upsala/Swanville Area and Browerville/Eagle Valley squared off in Tiger town last Friday afternoon. In a game that didn’t see either team play its best ball defensively, it was the Tigers that were able to come...
The Upsala/Swanville Area baseball team was one of the few area teams able to get a game in last Tuesday due to the weather. However, the cool spring weather didn’t affect their bats as the Patriots belted out 13 hits in a 10-2 pounding of Kimball in the season opener. The offense got going in the...
The Upsala/Swanville Area track teams had a busy couple days, competing in back-to-back meets last Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, the Patriots traveled to nearby Holdingford in a challenging meet due to the wind. The team brought just the 10th-12th graders as the underclassmen competed at...

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