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Pioneers go 1-5 in busy week, Holdingford 2-3 in same span By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Holdingford definitely had to work for it, but they eventually knocked off a stingy Pierz team 3-2 on Sept. 11. The two CMC rivals traded blows early on as the Huskers won game one 25-18, but the Pioneers [...]

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Pioneers down rival Holdingford 26-7 By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com In an early season rivalry, it was the Pierz Pioneers that used their ground game to roll past the Holdingford Huskers 26-7, Sept. 12. The Central Minnesota Conference rivals squared off in Holdingford, and the Pioneers overcame a Huskers homefield advantage. Pierz racked up [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Reporter Pierz gave sixth-ranked Osakis a serious run for its money, with the visiting Silverstreaks surviving the upset bid with a 5-2 victory. The Pioneers picked up a pair of come-from-behind wins on the afternoon. Freshman Brittney Boser regrouped after dropping the first set to dominate the following two, winning 4-6, [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Reporter Sophomore Tyler Moore took ninth and freshman Hunter Zupko earned 14th out of 138 runners at the Little Falls Lucky Lindy Invite, Sept. 11. Moore covered the course in 16:30.6, with Zupko not far behind in 16:49.2. Senior Josh Kapsner broke the top 50, securing 48th place in 17:37.0. Following [...]

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It started out looking like it would be a runaway victory. It ended just waiting for the final seconds to quickly tick off the clock. Nonetheless, despite visiting Maple Lake controlling the second half of the game, Pierz’ early dominance proved enough to net a 28-21 win, Sept. 5. Although it was the Central Minnesota [...]

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Holdingford turned to two of its youngest players to guide them in its Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) opener, Sept. 4, outlasting host Rockford Area 25-20, 26-24, 20-25, 25-21. Freshman Jenna Scott set up the Huskers’ offense, distributing 27 assists. Freshman Courtney Thielen was the top beneficiary with 12 kills, while junior Summer Storm slammed eight [...]

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None of the wins were easy. In fact, in only one of them did it not require winning a set 7-5, or a tiebreaker. However, Little Falls showed its mettle in crunch time, Monday, taking down host Sartell-St. Stephen 5-2. “I hope it means that we’ve finally found the confidence to win the close matches,” [...]

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The Pierz boys had its first four placers all finish in the top 10 en route to a second-place showing out of five teams at the Pequot Lakes Invite, Sept. 4. Senior Kyle Becker earned third place individually in 18:48, with eighth-grader Jake Andres next to cross the line in fourth in 19:07. Junior Matt [...]

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Pierz Healy High School will recognize the 10th anniversary of its 2004 state championship football team at halftime, Friday, Sept. 19. That night, the Pioneers will take on Howard Lake Waverly-Winsted. All members of the 2004 team are asked to come to the game and then meet at the Brickyard Bar and Grill in Pierz [...]

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