Sports

There will be a fall-long basketball camp for Pierz boys and girls in kindergarten – second grade. The camp will be held at the Pioneer Elementary Gym Wednesdays in September and October. The boys camp will be from 5:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and the girls will be from 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. The [...]

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The annual Pierz Pioneer football golf outing will be held at the Pierz Golf Course, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. Food, beverages and prizes will be given following golf. For more information, contact Patrick Watercott at (320) 630-1409.

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The Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will host its ninth annual Sporting Clays event Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the LeBlanc’s Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation. Registration begins at 3 p.m. with station shooting beginning at 4 p.m. “The Chamber Sporting Clay event is another networking event for Chamber members, providing the opportunity to market [...]

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Last year marked the first time in 28 years that Little Falls hosted a playoff football game. If the recent strides the program has made are any indication, the wait won’t be nearly as long the next time around. “Absolutely,” Little Falls head coach Jay DeCann said. “Winning is a habit and it can be [...]

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The question going into last fall was if Pierz could handle playing up a level in Class AAA. There’s no doubt entering this season. After an uneven start a year ago during which they lost their first two Central Minnesota Conference games, the Pioneers came on strong down the stretch. Pierz won four of its [...]

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Embracing a team philosophy predicated on speed, if not overwhelming size, Royalton ran to a record of 7-3 a year ago. Looking back, though, it is hard not to wonder what might have been. A last-minute loss to rival Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) in the regular season finale cost the Royals the top seed in the [...]

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Last year, Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) had the daunting task of filling 16 of 22 starting positions. The Patriots responded by making the state tournament. This fall, they have to fill the shoes of one of the top players in program history, two-time all-area player of the year Mitch Lange. How USA will fare with this [...]

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Holdingford rode an immensely talented senior class to back-to-back Section 6AA titles, including a perfect regular season last fall. At the forefront of that was Mitch Messman, a four-year starter at quarterback who was equally effective as a runner and a passer. The Huskers will have a lot of work to do in order to [...]

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