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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Pierz Pizzazz high kick team opened its season in Maple Grove, Nov. 21. The Pizzazz took third place in the single A competition with its routine danced to a mix of songs, called “Dance Mix.” “I feel very proud of our team and I think this competition gave […]

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Our selection process Coaches from all five area football teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Upsala-Swanville Area and Holdingford) were asked to nominate players from their team that they believed deserved to be named to the 11-player all-area team (one quarterback, two running backs, one fullback, one wide receiver, one tight end and five linemen), including […]

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Morrison County Record’s Football Player of the Year: Pierz senior Robbie Skiba By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Robbie Skiba enjoys breaking records. But do not worry, the dusty vinyl collection sitting in the basement is safe, Skiba’s record breaking comes on the football field. The Pierz senior running back rewrote the Pioneers record books […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Last season the Little Falls girls basketball team lost junior Kendra Pohlman to a season-ending knee surgery. She is back strong this season, but the Flyers will be without junior Melanie Dorn for the season with a torn ACL. Dorn suffered the injury toward the end of the volleyball […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Prairie Conference boys basketball season began last week, and all three area teams dropped games to kick it off. First, Nov. 21, the Upsala Cardinals dropped their home and season opener to Sauk Centre 59-54. Aidan Guthrie and Jeremy Halverson each scored 14 points to lead the Cardinals […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The success of the Swanville boys basketball team will likely hinge on a trio of returning starters. Seniors Jordan Sales, Tyler Evans and Austin Johnson all return from strong seasons for the 14-11 Bulldogs last year. “We hope to continue some continuity we got started at the end of […]

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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 ERIC BEUNING Correspondent With the firearms deer hunting season over, many area sportsmen turn their enthusiasm toward ice fishing. Unfortunately ice forming in bays and along shorelines can tempt some anglers to venture out on the ice before it is safe. “People get excited when they see that first ice and they want to […]

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