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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com It is in with the new for the Pierz jazz and high kick dance teams this season. That is because the Pizzazz are under new direction from first-year head coach Molly Becker. “I am a new coach, but the dancers have shared with me that they got really excited […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com A balanced and experienced Pierz team looks to improve on a promising season last year. “I think we are a well rounded team this year,” said head coach Rich Teske. “We bring back some experience and good leadership from last year’s team.” He praises the work the Pioneers put […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com There are not too many more gut wrenching ways to fall short of making the Prep Bowl than what happened to Pierz, Nov. 15. The Pioneers led 24-23 over the top-ranked team in the state, Rochester Lourdes, as the Eagles attempted a two-point conversion to take the lead in […]

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Football is often a game of seconds. That was never more true than Pierz’ 25-24 defeat to Rochester Lourdes in the state semifinal game tonight. For a second it looked like Pierz had stopped an Eagles two-point conversion and were headed to the Class AAA Prep Bowl. However, the next second the Eagles were celebrating […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Anytime a team can return six players that started throughout the previous season it’s a good thing. That’s exactly what the Pierz Pioneers boys basketball team does this year. They will have returners Robbie Skiba, Ethan Lochner, Jonny Kasper, Aaron Weber, Nick Herold and Noah Boser coming back as […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com A question of toughness helped propel the Pierz Pioneers to a 44-28 win over Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton (DGF), Nov. 8 in the state quarterfinals. “When the Brainerd Dispatch interviewed the Felton coach, they were questioning our toughness, and we showed them just how tough Pierz football is,” said one of Pierz’ […]

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The Pierz Pioneers extended their win streak to 11, and advanced to the state semifinals in the process after a 42-28 win tonight. The Pioneers took down the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels thanks to a strong run game. Jonny Kasper led that rushing attack with three touchdowns, including two long ones. Robbie Skiba scored twice as well. […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The game was billed as ground vs. air. It ended as just a ground and pounding from the Pioneers to the Crusaders, as senior Robbie Skiba and Pierz demolished third-seeded Cathedral 48-0 in the Section 5AAA Championship, Nov. 1 at Husky Stadium in St. Cloud. Skiba finished with a […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Pierz ran for nearly 400 yards and scored seven times in a 49-0 rout of Mora in the semifinals of the Section 5AAA playoffs, Oct. 25. It was business as usual for the Pioneers whose running game exploded, while their defense held the Mustangs to 241 total yards. The […]

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