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Holdingford turned to two of its youngest players to guide them in its Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) opener, Sept. 4, outlasting host Rockford Area 25-20, 26-24, 20-25, 25-21. Freshman Jenna Scott set up the Huskers’ offense, distributing 27 assists. Freshman Courtney Thielen was the top beneficiary with 12 kills, while junior Summer Storm slammed eight [...]

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After dropping the first two sets, Little Falls came back to take the third, but host Albany regrouped to close out a 25-20, 25-17, 20-25, 25-15 win, Tuesday. Junior Melanie Dorn posted 10 kills and seven assists and senior Kendra Pohlman recorded five kills and nine assists to lead the Flyers’ attack. Sophomore Rachel Boros [...]

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None of the wins were easy. In fact, in only one of them did it not require winning a set 7-5, or a tiebreaker. However, Little Falls showed its mettle in crunch time, Monday, taking down host Sartell-St. Stephen 5-2. “I hope it means that we’ve finally found the confidence to win the close matches,” [...]

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The Pierz boys had its first four placers all finish in the top 10 en route to a second-place showing out of five teams at the Pequot Lakes Invite, Sept. 4. Senior Kyle Becker earned third place individually in 18:48, with eighth-grader Jake Andres next to cross the line in fourth in 19:07. Junior Matt [...]

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Junior Makyla Klever and freshman Allie Foote each took first in all four of their events to lead Little Falls to a convincing 103-80 win over visiting Milaca in Tuesday’s Granite Ridge Conference opener. Individually, Klever raced to first in the 50-yard freestyle (26.77) and the 100 fly (1:06.96), while Foote won the 100 free [...]

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Senior Federico Zonca continued his early-season scoring spree, piling up five goals in a pair of games for Little Falls this week. Zonca tallied a hat trick to help the Flyers gain a 4-4 split at Becker, Sept. 4, then struck two more times in a 7-1 pounding of visiting Detroit Lakes, Sept. 6. The [...]

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Stingy may not be a strong enough word to describe it. Little Falls extended its shutout streak to six matches this week, putting up two more wins and a tie. The Flyers started by topping visiting Zimmerman 3-0, Sept. 4, then went on to play host Big Lake to a scoreless draw, Monday. Little Falls [...]

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Pierz Healy High School will recognize the 10th anniversary of its 2004 state championship football team at halftime, Friday, Sept. 19. That night, the Pioneers will take on Howard Lake Waverly-Winsted. All members of the 2004 team are asked to come to the game and then meet at the Brickyard Bar and Grill in Pierz [...]

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The Big Lake/Cushing Sportsman’s Club will hold its 17th annual crow hunt contest Saturday, Sept. 20. Each team may consist of up to four people and dogs may be used. The entry fee per team is $60. Teams must be signed up by 11 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19. Prizes are $120 for first and $60 [...]

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