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The Little Falls boys placed all five of its scorers in the top 20 en route to a second-place finish at Monday’s Milaca Early Bird Invite. Sophomore Tyler Moore led the way with a ninth-place time of 17:53.9, followed closely by freshman Hunter Zupko in 11th place  in 17:59.9 and senior Josh Kapsner in 12th [...]

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Little Falls didn’t get much chance to ease into its season, Tuesday, traveling to Osakis, a team that won 22 matches a year ago. After a slow start in the first set, the Flyers nearly snatched the second before eventually falling 25-8, 25-23, 25-14 to the Silverstreaks. Junior Melanie Dorn had 10 kills and senior [...]

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Senior Federico Zonca netted a pair of goals, but Little Falls dropped a pair of close matches to open the season. The Flyers traveled to Bemidji to kick off the fall, Aug. 22, with the Lumberjacks prevailing 4-3. Senior Thomas Bell, junior Brandon McCall and Zonca all scored for Little Falls, with Bell adding two [...]

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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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No team really wants to have its three leading returners slowed by injuries to start the year. But it may provide Little Falls with a unique opportunity: give some young players experience, then enjoy having its leading trio join them back on the court. “We will start the year recovering from injury and earning experience,” [...]

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One group brings back six runners from last season’s Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) meet. The other has an almost entirely new look. The Flyers girls cross country team will have an experience-laden, albeit still young team this fall, while the Little Falls boys will need to replace four key seniors that helped lead to a [...]

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Little Falls didn’t just take a step forward last season, but a giant leap. The Flyers won 11 matches, hosted and dominated a first-round playoff match and took eventual section champion Sartell-St. Stephen to the brink. Little Falls will look to build off of that success this fall, and will do so with yet again [...]

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Little Falls shouldn’t have too much trouble registering goals this fall. The big question as the season gets under way is how good the Flyers will be at preventing opponents from doing the same. “We should have a fairly solid core of returning starters, but will need to see if we are able to get [...]

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