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It has been awhile since Little Falls has had a veteran swimming and diving team. This will not be that year. But it isn’t far off. The Flyers have only one senior on this year’s roster, but possess a deep group of juniors and sophomores a year after placing second in the Granite Ridge Conference [...]

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Holdingford may not have had the deepest roster a year ago. But the Huskers did do something many teams could not: advance multiple swimmers onto state. And both qualifiers will be back this fall, as senior Gabby Langerud and junior Meghan Mokhtary return for the Huskers, who will look to improve upon last year’s fourth [...]

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Little Falls flashed its strength in singles early on as it swept through the four solo matches in a 5-2 win in a season-opening tri over host Pierz, Aug. 15. Sophomore Arielle Emerson earned a straight-set 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles, while sophomore Angela Meschke persevered 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-2 in a three-setter [...]

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None of the three were easy. In fact, one game barely even was squeezed in due to a late downpour. But when all was said and done, the trio of Victory League teams in action advanced past the first weekend of the state tournament, with Lastrup also moving on by virtue of a bye.   Sobieski [...]

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By Patrick Slack, Sports Editor Lastrup and Nisswa both entered the finals in Upsala, Aug. 9, in search of their first Region 8C title. And after 23 innings of play, a winner was finally determined, as Lastrup snuck out on top and earned the championship, and a bye past the first round of the state [...]

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Sobieski and Nisswa locked up Region 8C’s final two berths into the Class C state amateur baseball tournament over the weekend in Upsala, with Nisswa and Lastrup the final two teams in contention for the region title. Lastrup and Nisswa will meet up for the region championship Saturday in Upsala, with Nisswa needing to defeat [...]

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Corvias Foundation held a shadow run for service members in Afghanistan to coincide with the Run to Home Base fundraising run in Boston that concluded at Fenway Park. This event is part of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Home Base Program that serves veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with combat stress [...]

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The Little Falls athletics all-sport meeting will be held Thursday,  at 7 p.m. in the Little Falls Community High School auditorium. The meeting is for all parents and athletes in grades 7 – 12 interested in participating in an activity during the 2014-15 year. Parents and students can meet with varsity coaches and get information [...]

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In 1998, a group of Little Falls community members got together to try to preserve extracurricular activities in danger of being cut. Hoping to maintain the school’s strong athletic tradition, the contingent created the Little Falls Flyer Athletic Foundation. The main focus was at the elementary and middle school levels, with the belief that the [...]

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