Sports

The Pierz youth football camp will be held at the high school football fields, July 28 – 29. The youth camp is open to all boys entering fourth – eighth grade for the 2014-15 school year and all schools are welcome. Groups will be divided by age. The camp will cater to athletes wanting to [...]

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The Pierz sports meeting for parents, athletes and coaches has been scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4. This meeting is for all seventh – 12th graders involved in any sport in any season. The meeting will take place in the MAC gym, with registration at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting to follow. Parents are asked to [...]

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Pierz 12-year-old Matthias Algarin qualified for the Amateur Athletic Union  National Track and Field Junior Olympic Championships after progressing through the state and regional levels. The national meet will be held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, July 26 – Aug. 2, where Algarin will compete against the top eight qualifiers from each of [...]

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Pitcher/Infielder Eric Lampert, senior, Upsala-Swanville Area Lampert, the Record’s Player of the Year, was about as consistent as they come in all phases of the game for the Patriots. He went 5-1 with a 1.11 ERA, striking out a staggering 80 batters with only seven walks in 50 2/3 innings, recording back-to-back complete-game wins in [...]

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Pole Vault/Sprints/Jumps Rachelle LeBlanc, senior, Little Falls LeBlanc finishes off one of the best athletic careers in Little Falls history as the Record’s Athlete of the Year for the third time. LeBlanc proved a valuable point-earner in sprints and jumps, but her biggest impact was unquestionably in the pole vault, where she cleared 11-feet in [...]

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Throws Trysten Ross, senior, Little Falls Some athletes show marked improvement from year-to-year. Ross, the Record’s Athlete of the Year, did one better. Already one of the top throwers around when the year began, Ross turned himself into one of the best in the state, winning the Granite Ridge Conference shot put title, placing second [...]

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Infielder  Jacquline Nichols, senior, Royalton  Nichols, the Record All-Area Player of the Year, was not only a local standout, but one of the premier players in the state this spring, being selected to play in the Minnesota All-Star Series. Nichols was nearly impossible for opposing pitchers to retire, hitting .623 with an on-base percentage of [...]

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