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By Patrick Slack Reporter It doesn’t matter the deficit. Little Falls proved, once again, it is never out of a game. After trailing 21-6 at halftime, the visiting Flyers scored 22 unanswered points, including 20 in the fourth quarter, as it shocked St. Cloud Cathedral 28-21. The Crusaders controlled the opening quarter, building a 14-0 [...]

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By Patrick Slack Reporter Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted averaged 30 points its first three games of the season. Its fourth game? Not so much. Pierz’ defense swallowed up anything and everything the Lakers could offer up, leading to a 33-0 home shutout as the Pioneers moved to 4-0 on the year, Sept. 19. Senior Robbie Skiba continued [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Reporter Holdingford junior Meghan Mokhtary won all four events she swam in Tuesday, but visiting Minnewaska-Morris Area came away with a 55.5-46.5 win. Mokhtary took first individually in the 100-yard breaststroke and the 200 freestyle and teamed up with junior Maddie Christensen, senior Gabby Langerud and junior Lizzy Solarz to win [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Reporter Little Falls needed at least a tie to keep control of its own fate in the Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) race. With the help of a late goal, that is precisely what the Flyers came away with Tuesday, earning a 1-1 draw at Zimmerman. The defensive struggle remained scoreless well [...]

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By TYLER OHMANN Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com A near perfect day with more than 5,000 cross country runners was what Holdingford, Pierz and Royalton cross country runners experienced Sept. 20, at the Milaca Mega Meet. Holdingford took first place in the Class A varsity race for the boys. Top finishes by Andrew Zachman and Abe Skwira [...]

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By TYLER OHMANN Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Sept. 18 was a bad day for both Pierz and Holdingford’s volleyball teams as they both dropped CMC matches. The Pioneers lost their fourth consecutive CMC match at home to Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted. Pierz won games of 25-23, 25-17 and 25-21 on the Pioneers’ home court to force the loss [...]

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The Minnesota High School Baseball Coaches Association and the Staples Motley Diamond Club have announced the induction of Pat Held, long-time baseball coach at Motley and Staples Motley High Schools (SMHS) and Central Lakes College, into the Minnesota High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame. This singular honor recognizes Held for his 45 years of [...]

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Flyers fall to Foley, sweep Milaca By TYLER OHMANN Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com It was a very tough week for the Flyers volleyball team as they fell to 4-7 overall as they split two Granite Ridge Conference matches. On Sept. 18, Little Falls could not handle a tough Foley squad who swept past them in three. [...]

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Pierz beats Mustangs, LF falls to Staples-Motley, LPGE/USA takes third By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Thanks to a pair of wins in both singles and doubles, the Pierz girls tennis team narrowly defeated rival Little Falls, Sept. 23. Nicole Hoheisel won a close No. 2 singles match over Angela Meschke 7-6 (4) 7-5. Freshman [...]

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