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Holdingford claims boys title, Pierz takes third in both boys and girls By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Track teams from all around the area were invited to Pierz Friday, April 10, for what turned out to be a beautiful, sunny track meet. Snow earlier in the morning made the c...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] The Victory League amateur baseball season begins Sunday, April 19, and the 10 teams from Morrison County are gearing up for another long season of baseball. Here is a look at those 10 teams: North Division Fort Ripley Rebels The Rebels come of...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Three area head coaches as well as an assistant coach/athletic director were honored at the annual Minnesota Football Coaches Association (MFCA) banquet, March 28. Holdingford coach Luke Mitchell was awarded the highest honor, Coach of the Year...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] A three-run first inning was almost all the Pierz Pioneers baseball team needed to earn a win over section rival Little Falls, April 2. Pierz added two more in the third and another in the sixth to earn a 6-3 victory at Legion Field in Pierz. S...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] The annual Pierz 3-on-3 tournament took place March 27-28. Girls winners were as follows: third grade: first Pierz Red/Black; fourth grade: Fighting Unicorns, Brea Eckes, Quinn Trottier, Maci Martini, Kelsi Martini; fifth grade: Blast, Morgan E...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] The second annual Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) vs. Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) All Star Game was hosted by Pierz, March 28. In the girls game, the CMC team won 53-42, led by a balanced scoring attack. Kinlee Swanson of Belgrade-Brooten...Read More
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Pierz scored five runs in the first three innings in a 6-3 victory over Little Falls last night in both teams’ opener at Pierz’ Legion Field. Cody Meyer had the win for Pierz on the mound, and went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Little Falls’ softball team also opened its season...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] New is the theme in Pierz this spring, at least on the softball field, where the Pioneers will have a new coach, a new look and they hope, newfound success. The Pioneers were 3-15 a year ago, but are excited about a strong senior class that ret...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Clint Poster, 2011 Pierz graduate, took a career-best third place at the 2015 NCAA Division II Championships, March 13-14 in St. Louis, Mo. It was his third straight All-American finish. That was not the most exciting thing for the former Pione...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] The Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) track and field season kicked off indoors, Friday, at St. Cloud State’s field house. Holdingford’s boys and girls swept the competition as far as team success was concerned. Pierz took third place on t...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Pierz’ Aaron Weber scored 498 points this season; if he can improve that total by 35 in his senior season, he would become Pierz’ all-time leading scorer. The unique thing about that, is that Weber’s head coach, Matt Poepping’s dad, Bob...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Two area girls and four area boys basketball players have been chosen to take part in the second ever Granite Ridge Conference  vs. Central Minnesota Conference All Star Game. The game will be hosted by Pierz at the Memorial Athletic Complex, ...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] With numbers approaching an all-time high, the Pierz baseball program is abuzz. The Pioneers return five hitters from the top of their order a year ago, and an ace pitcher in senior Cody Meyer, to anchor a strong pitching staff. Pierz made a de...Read More
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