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A big second half on both ends of the floor propelled the Swanville girls to a 53-40 non-conference win over Verndale on Tuesday. The Pirates took a 27-25 lead into halftime, but that was flipped around in a hurry as the Bulldogs opened the second half with a 14-2 run. Swanville held their opponent...
The Upsala boys were unable to stick with Osakis in the Prairie Conference opener back on Dec. 14, falling 60-42. The Silverstreaks put up 39 points in the first half and then held the Cardinals to just 15 points in the second half. Junior guard Jorgan Kiley scored a team high 17 points for Upsala...
Rachel Middendorf (25), Riley Steinmetz (11), Jenna Middendorf (22), and Emma Liebsch (4) celebrate after the final buzzer sounded in Friday’s 74-73 double overtime win over Swanville.
In a game filled with fouls, both head coaches in the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and Swanville girls basketball game on Friday were left scrambling to compete in an intense double overtime thriller. By night’s end, the Thunder were left victorious as they made just enough stops to squeak out a 74-73...
From left: Lupita Mora, Ally Ecker, and Reece Ritter celebrate after Ecker’s first period goal against Morris/Benson Area.
The Blue Devils continued their domination of Morris/Benson Area last Tuesday when the offense exploded in a 12-1 win in Sauk Centre. It is the Prairie Centre girls’ 16th win in a row over the Storm. Four Blue Devils found the net twice: Gabby Olson, Shelby Otte, Ally Ecker, and Kylee Hopp.  The...
Junior defenseman Hudson Pung took a shot on goal during Prairie Centre’s game against Mora/Milaca last Thursday in Long Prairie.
The Prairie Centre boys fell 9-2 at Little Falls last Tuesday night. The Flyers scored the game’s first five goals and ended up outshooting the North Stars 35-10 by the end of the night. Prairie Centre’s scoring came on a second period goal by Noah MacDonald with assists going to Daniel Thompson...
Senior guard Blake Fossland went up for a layup late in the double overtime win over Pierz.
The season is still young, but the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle boys basketball team has shown they have a flair for the dramatic just five games in. After coming back to defeat both Wadena-Deer Creek and St. John’s Prep in close games, they were able to do the same last Thursday. Hosting Pierz, the...
Jarrah Langner performed her floor routine at the home opener back on Dec. 5.
In their final week of competition until the new year, the Wolves gymnastics teams split their two meets. LPGE/BEV 122.95, New London/Spicer 127.475 The home opener was held at the LPGE elementary school on Dec. 5 when the Wolves hosted New London-Spicer. Despite a near school record team vault...
Last Tuesday saw a premiere matchup in Class 1A wrestling as the No. 11 state-ranked Wolves went on the road to take on No. 3 West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon/Evansville. It ended up being a statement victory for the LPGE/BEV wrestlers as they took care of business to come away with a 39-27 upset...
The Swanville girls basketball team held off a late rally by Upsala to pick up a 56-49 win in Prairie Conference play last Tuesday night. The Bulldogs were able to jump out to a 30-19 lead at halftime, but the Cardinals came back and outscored them in the second half. “It is never easy to play on...
The Tiger boys were unable to overcome a massive halftime deficit when they fell to Parkers Prairie 76-62 at home last Thursday night. The first half saw Browerville/Eagle Valley grab a short-lived 7-6 lead after John Schueller completed a traditional three-point play early on. However, the...

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