Sports

-A +A
Reece Steinmetz stretched out to score the game-winning run in the eighth inning against USA.
The LPGE Legion team recovered from a blown lead to win in extra innings last Monday night against Upsala/Swanville Area. With the clock nearing 10 p.m., Post 12 was able to pick up a 5-4 win when Travis Miller cracked a sacrifice fly ball to left to score Reece Steinmetz from third in the eighth...
State shoot participants - front row from left: Issy Allen, Madison Becker, Tyler Nelson, Colton Allen, Tate Twardowski, Connor Crosby, Adrian Bearson, Carson Lemke, and Myles Elmes. Back row from left: Allie Lemke, Shawn Houdek, Lukah Benney, Ashton Rosenow, Sam Olson, Nathan Ruda, Isaac Cebulla, Noah Koltes, Joe Langer, Alex Pesta, and Oren Gamradt. Not pictured:  Emily Marcyes and Kale Danielson.
It was a busy spring and start to the summer for the LPGE trap shooting team. The Thunder shooters held an awards night and fun shoot at the Long Prairie Sportsmen’s Club on June 5, and then wrapped up competition for the season at the state shoot hosted in Alexandria on June 13. LPGE was in Class...
The Preds picked up their third title in four years at the fourth annual Pine Grove Classic this last weekend. Back row from left: Noah Koltes, Kyle Petermeier, Duane Miller, Zach Miller, Eric Hinnenkamp, and Sam Olson. Front row from left: Ted Gray, Tommy Geisenhof, Trent Johnson, Joe Gaida, Tim Zastrow, Seth Noll, and Matt Roe.
After placing third last season, the Long Prairie Predators returned to the top of this year’s Pine Grove Classic, making it three times in four years of the tournament’s existence that they grabbed the championship. Preds 2, Marble 0 The Preds got a stellar performance on the mound from Eric...
Browerville first baseman Tate Johnson set up to catch a throw to first.
It was a high-scoring, back-and-forth battle when the Legion squads from LPGE and Browerville met up in Tiger town last Thursday evening. It ended up being Browerville putting together the last rally of the evening and coming away with an 11-8 victory. The Tigers jumped out to a 6-0 lead, scoring...
The Upsala Blue Jays snapped a two-game losing streak by sweeping a doubleheader with Randall on Sunday. Upsala 4, Randall 3 - game one There was some pop in the Upsala bats when game one got started and it helped boost them to a 4-3 win over the Cubs. John Fuchs reached base all four times,...
Swanville snapped a two-game skid in a big way by picking up a decisive 10-4 win over Cuyuna Range on Sunday. The Swans jumped out to a 10-1 lead on their home field after piling on six runs in the fourth inning. Austin Johnson collected four of the team’s nine hits, one being a double, and...
Eric Hinnenkamp picked up the win against Sauk Centre, throwing seven innings and allowing just one run.
The Hinnenkamp brothers gave their old man, Rod, an early Father’s Day gift when they had big games on the diamond to help lead the Predators over Sauk Centre 6-2 last Saturday night. Eric threw seven dominant innings to pick up the win on the mound, and Mitchell reached base four times and tossed...
Catcher Noah Koltes was able to make a diving tag of a sliding Sauk Centre runner to record the out.
The LPGE Legion baseball squad was edged by Sauk Centre, 7-3, in a full nine inning game in Long Prairie last Thursday night. Post 12 got off to a good start, scoring a pair of first inning runs to take an early lead. Hudson Pung led off with a double and Travis Miller followed with a walk. Eric...
Sobieski extended its lead in the Victory League West Division with an 11-1 home win over Upsala in seven innings on Saturday. The Skis, who remain undefeated at 10-0 overall and now 5-0 in league play, got a complete game shutout on the mound from Tyler Jendro, who scattered five hits and a walk,...
Trent Johnson tossed a scoreless inning of relief, and had four hits in the Preds’ win on Sunday.
The Predators got back into the win column in a big way last Sunday when they cruised to a 17-0 win in seven innings in Carlos. Two big innings fueled the offense, with Long Prairie scoring eight in the third inning and another seven in the seventh. The Preds scored all seven runs in the final...

Pages

Long Prairie Leader

P.O. Box 479
21 3rd Street S
Long Prairie, MN 56347
Phone: (320) 732-2151
Fax: (320) 732-2152
Email: info@lpleader.com

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Long Prairie Leader Newsletter feed