Sports

The Morrison County Country Horseshoe League will hold a meeting Monday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the 12 Mile Tavern in Swanville. The league is open to men or women. Those who want to play horseshoes or have a team that is interested, are asked to attend the meeting. For more information, call Curt [...]

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Holdingford entered athletes in six events at the University of Minnesota High School Classic, March 29, winning a pair. Junior Haily Koopmeiners claimed first place in the high jump, clearing a height of 4-feet, 8-inches, while the 4×400-meter relay team of freshman Jo Merten and sophomores McKenzie Schulte, Lizzy Solarz and Rachael Preusser took first [...]

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A few quick takeaway thoughts from Twins season opener:   1. Yes, the Twins lost. Yes, the offense looked anemic. It was also up against Chris Sale, an All-Star pitcher, pretty legitimate ace and Cy Young candidate. The offense may and probably will be bad, but it’s hard to critique it too much for not [...]

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Guard Christian Pekarek, senior, Upsala Pekarek, the Record Player of the Year for the second season in a row, was a match-up nightmare for opposing defenses, thriving offensively with his perimeter shooting and ability to score at the rim, surpassing 2,000 career points this winter. Pekarek led the Cardinals to a second-consecutive unbeaten Prairie Conference [...]

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Guard Joelle Ertl, senior, Holdingford Sometimes a player’s impact on team success can be difficult to measure. That wasn’t really the case with Ertl, the Record Player of the Year. The Huskers’ point guard spearheaded a remarkable transformation from a 5-20 record a year ago to a 20-6 mark this season, earning the Central Minnesota [...]

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The Little Falls boys and girls track and field teams are good at setting the bar high. And even better at clearing it. The Flyers, which swept first place at last year’s Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) meet, sent three individuals on to state, all in field events, with senior pole vaulter Rachelle LeBlanc returning to [...]

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In the fall, Tyler Millner’s ability to run past opponents helped the Pierz football team advance to state. This spring, the senior sprinter is hoping to put that breakaway speed to use for a bit more individual gain, as the reigning Central Minnesota Conference 100-meter dash champ eyes a trip to state. “Tyler Millner is [...]

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Two years ago, the Holdingford girls qualified for true team state. Last season, it was the Huskers boys turn. This spring, both teams will eye getting back to the big stage, while moving up a spot after each finished as Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) runners-up last year.   Girls preview The Huskers girls bring back [...]

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