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A marathon game ended in heartbreak for the Upsala/Swanville Area baseball team as they got locked into a duel with Brandon/Evansville in the Section 6A opener last Tuesday. Despite some quality pitching, the Patriots failed to escape with a win in a low-scoring 2-1 loss to the No. 3 seed Chargers...
Elle Olson (L) took the handoff from fellow senior Claire Liebsch (R) during the state qualifying 4x200 relay race.
The Section 6A track meet always brings with it a good level of competition to determine who is deserving of moving on to the Class 1A state meet. The Thunder found that out last Thursday when they traveled to Fergus Falls. At the end of the day, four LPGE athletes qualified to move on to state ...
Junior catcher Noah Koltes hauled in the relay throw on a play at the plate in the game against Foley.
Despite grabbing an early lead, the LPGE baseball team couldn’t hold on against a resilient Foley team when the two teams met at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud last Tuesday. The No. 2 seed Eagles scored in their final four innings at the plate to erase their early deficit and grab a 6-2 win over the...
2017 letterwinners. Back row from left: Kaitlin Welters, Lexi Biermaier, Hannah Middendorf, Diana Salazar, Brooke Goertz. Front row from left: Emma Liebsch, Kayla Drevlow, Tristen Marcyes, Rachel Middendorf, Ally Ecker. Not pictured: Amber Miller, Hailey Tomford, Riley Steinmetz, and Kimberly Pachan.
Thunder softball closed the door on its 2017 season last Thursday when they hosted their end of the season awards banquet. The team named its conference, section, and team award recipients. Senior Kayla Drevlow and sophomore Emma Liebsch earned All-Conference honors and junior Rachel Middendorf and...
B/EV junior Jordan Gorder had the team’s highest placing finish at the Section 6A meet, taking sixth in the triple jump.
The Browerville/Eagle Valley track team had three of its four events turn in top-10 finishes when they competed at the Section 6A meet in Fergus Falls last Thursday afternoon. Junior jumper Jordan Gorder had the highest placing finish for the team, reaching the podium with a sixth place finish in...
The Tigers battled back into the game but came up short in the Section 6A opener last Tuesday, falling to No. 2 seed BBE by a score of 7-5. The Jaguars jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead on their home field in Elrosa, taking advantage of three Browerville/Eagle Valley errors by pairing them with four...
Thunder second baseman Hudson Pung (L) attempted to reel in the throw and place the tag on the Pequot Lakes runner with shortstop Sam Olson backing up the play (M).
Early offense backed another pitching gem by Eric Hinnenkamp as No. 6 seed LPGE upset No. 3 Pequot Lakes in the opening round of the Section 6AA tournament last Thursday. The Thunder put two runs on the board in the opening inning and their senior ace allowed just one hit to fuel them to a 2-1 win...
LPGE junior Megan Marcyes qualified for her first section meet, placing fourth in the shot put last Thursday.
The Thunder track teams will be sending eight individuals and three relay teams to Fergus Falls this week after qualifying several events at last Thursday’s subsection meet in Pequot Lakes. Seven girls move on in six individual events and three relays. The 4x100, 4x200, and 4x400 relays each placed...
Upsala/Swanville Area track advanced eight events from last Thursday’s subsection meet hosted in Pequot Lakes. The Patriots finished with three first place, one second place, and three fifth place finishes on the day. Peyton Guthrie is one of two girls who will move on to the section meet after...
Due to construction at the high school this summer, there will be no fall sports meeting with athletes/parents. Coaches can still meet with their athletes and parents prior to the starting date of practice. The first day of Minnesota State High School League practice for tennis, cross country,...

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