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The Pierz girls took first and the boys earned second out of eight teams at its home Pioneer Invite track and field meet, April 11. The Holdingford boys took third and girls took fifth while the Royalton boys and girls each finished seventh.   Bednar wins twice in field for Pierz First-place finishers in the [...]

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Neither team had much trouble getting runners on base. The difference came in converting those base runners into runs, with Upsala executing superbly to churn out a 10-0 shutout in six innings over visiting Swanville, April 11. Junior Simone Grittner went 3-for-3 for Swanville. Junior Mariah Prokott earned the win pitching for Upsala, and along [...]

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Junior Jessica Hawks tied for third place with a round of 45 to lead the Pierz girls to fourth as a team at Tuesday’s season-opening Rockford Area Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) meet. Freshman Brittany Talberg (67) and sophomore Kayla Wacker (68) also finished in the top 25, followed by juniors Sam Smith (70), Miranda Robertsdahl [...]

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Area sports action from Tuesday, April 15: Baseball: Zimmerman 4, Little Falls 2 Little Falls had a better showing its second outing of the season, but couldn’t click in all phases as it fell 4-2 at Zimmerman, Tuesday. The Flyers got on the board in the top of the first after sophomore Thomas Miller singled, [...]

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Pierz Pioneer Invite track and field meet The Pierz girls took first and the boys earned second out of eight teams at its home Pioneer Invite track and field meet, Friday. The Holdingford boys took third and girls took fifth while the Royalton boys and girls each finished seventh. Event winners in the boys competition [...]

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While Pierz will compete without the experience of any seniors this spring, it won’t be lacking for some star power. Junior Jessica Hawks has consistently put herself near the top of the leaderboard in previous seasons, being rewarded last year with All-Central Minnesota Conference honors. This year, she’s looking to take her game to an [...]

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Youth will be the name of the game across the area golf scene this spring, with upperclassmen few and far between. That will be especially true for the Pierz boys squad, which will not only employ a young roster, but will do so while having to compensate for the loss of last year’s Central Minnesota [...]

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It wasn’t outside, but it was a real game. And for Pierz, it was a win, as the Pioneers defeated Albany 10-7 in Monday’s season opener held indoors at St. Cloud State University. Pierz seized control early on, plating six runs in the second inning, then three more in the fourth and another in the [...]

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