Sports

Both of the Little Falls cross country teams shaved considerable seconds off of their times at Tuesday’s Wadena-Deer Creek (WDC) Invite, leading the Flyers boys to the top spot and the Flyers girls to third place in the third meet of the season. Sophomore Tyler Moore came close to breaking 17 minutes in a runner-up [...]

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Little Falls trailed 47-46 midway through its first meet of the season, Tuesday. Then, the Flyers won four events in a row, including a clean sweep of the 500-yard freestyle in a 104.5-80.5 victory at Rocori. Junior Makyla Klever and freshman Allie Foote each won a pair of races, with Klever finishing first in the [...]

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Little Falls shut out its third opponent in a row, Tuesday, running its record to 3-1 in the process. The Flyers handled visiting Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Cass Lake-Bena (WHA/CLB) 3-0, with sophomore keeper Lauren Thielman stopping all four shots she faced. Senior Marissa Virnig scored the Flyers’ first goal unassisted, then set up sophomore Kia Friel on a [...]

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The Little Falls boys placed all five of its scorers in the top 20 en route to a second-place finish at Monday’s Milaca Early Bird Invite. Sophomore Tyler Moore led the way with a ninth-place time of 17:53.9, followed closely by freshman Hunter Zupko in 11th place  in 17:59.9 and senior Josh Kapsner in 12th [...]

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Little Falls didn’t get much chance to ease into its season, Tuesday, traveling to Osakis, a team that won 22 matches a year ago. After a slow start in the first set, the Flyers nearly snatched the second before eventually falling 25-8, 25-23, 25-14 to the Silverstreaks. Junior Melanie Dorn had 10 kills and senior [...]

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Senior Federico Zonca netted a pair of goals, but Little Falls dropped a pair of close matches to open the season. The Flyers traveled to Bemidji to kick off the fall, Aug. 22, with the Lumberjacks prevailing 4-3. Senior Thomas Bell, junior Brandon McCall and Zonca all scored for Little Falls, with Bell adding two [...]

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Last year marked the first time in 28 years that Little Falls hosted a playoff football game. If the recent strides the program has made are any indication, the wait won’t be nearly as long the next time around. “Absolutely,” Little Falls head coach Jay DeCann said. “Winning is a habit and it can be [...]

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No team really wants to have its three leading returners slowed by injuries to start the year. But it may provide Little Falls with a unique opportunity: give some young players experience, then enjoy having its leading trio join them back on the court. “We will start the year recovering from injury and earning experience,” [...]

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