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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After runner-up finishes the past two years to Moorhead in Section 8AAA wrestling, the Little Falls Flyers are hoping to make the leap to section champ this season. “It is always our goal to be in the mix for a section team title,” said Flyers head coach Mike Hendrickson. […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After a 4-1 start last year, the Royalton girls basketball season took a serious nosedive. Leading scorer Haley Olson went down with a season-ending ACL tear. Senior point guard Lulu Martinez was then diagnosed with leukemia, which she had battled as a child. “Because of these things we had […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Both the Holdingford girls and boys basketball teams have the same goal, but they have very different roads to get there. For the girls, who come off a 20-5 season and  a 10-4 conference record, the challenge is to continue that level of play despite losing four contributing seniors. […]

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By ERIC BEUNING Correspondent With the temperatures dropping to single digit lows at night and the heavy snows falling all across Morrison County, no one can deny that the grip of winter has once again come. For some people winter is a time to head south or wrap up in blankets while they crank up […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After falling in a 24-0 hole at halftime, the Patriots were in too deep to claw their way out. USA lost their bid for a perfect season, and finished 11-1 after a 44-28 loss to Braham in the state football quarterfinals Nov. 8 in Brainerd. “At halftime I told […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Holdingford Huskers built an early lead, and used senior Matt Messman to cruise to a 37-14 win over Moose Lake-Willow River (MLWR) Nov. 8 at the state football quarterfinals in Brainerd. It was the first time the Huskers were able to advance past the quarterfinals after two previous […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Three area swimmers advanced to the state meet with school records broken along the way Nov. 6 and 8 in the Section 6A swim meet. Gabby Lyter became the first Little Falls swimmer or diver to advance to state since 2011 after she tallied 357.15 points and finished in […]

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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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Our selection Process: Meet results for all four area cross country teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton and Holdingford) were recorded throughout the season. From these results, the top five boys and top five girls were identified to select the 2013 Record All-Area cross country teams. Postseason performance, contributions toward team success, season-long consistency and strength […]

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