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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Three Little Falls wrestlers took the mat at state Feb. 27, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Logan Kapphahn, Josh Beack and Axel Lange all represented the purple and black in front of thousands of wrestling fans. Kapphahn, a senior, quali...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Though it was not the state title he had searched for after finishing as a runner-up last year, Pierz junior Kolton Eischens did wrestle well, specifically to a fifth place finish, Feb. 27-28. After cruising to 11-4 and 14-3 wins in his first t...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Pierz’ boys basketball season ended Saturday, Feb. 28 in the semifinals of the Section 6AA North Tournament in a 76-51 loss to top-seeded Sauk Centre. The Pioneers played right with the Mainstreeters in the first half, trailing 38-32 at halft...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Losses closed the regular season for both Pierz and Holdingford’s girls basketball teams. The Pioneers, who finished the regular season with a 9-17 overall record, recorded their final loss, Feb. 27, a 70-39 beating by Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Three Section 5A South wins later, and Upsala is 15-13, and still in contention for a Section 5A crown and a state berth. The Cardinals topped Isle 70-54 in round one action, Feb. 26. Seniors Aidan Guthrie (23 points) and Jeremy Halverson (18 p...Read More
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By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer After years of figure skating with the Winter Wonderland Ice Skating Club, Little Falls seniors Taylor Czech and Sierra Marshik are getting ready for one last performance before they head off to college. Czech has been skating with the club for 11 years, and Marshik...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] In November, Holdingford senior Nathan Brinker tossed a touchdown pass on a trick play that helped the Huskers win the first state football title in 30 years. Saturday, Feb. 28, Brinker made Holdingford history again, becoming only the second w...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Two matches would be all that a youthful Pierz team would get at the 2015 Class A State Wrestling Tournament this season. A fifth straight apperance for the Pioneers ended when West Central Area (WCA) knocked out Pierz 38-28 in the consolation ...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Four Royalton-Upsala wrestlers competed at state Feb. 27-28, but none did close to as well as junior Brad Kroll did at 160 pounds. That’s because Kroll came within one match of becoming the second Royal to win a state championship  in as man...Read More
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