By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Royalton boys basketball team hopes to improve on a 3-22 finish a year ago. They were led by mostly sophomores last season, so they hope their gained experience will propel them this season. “We return all but one player and hope that with the experience we gained last […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Last season, the Little Falls Flyers’ season came to an end in an 8-1 loss to Cathedral. The team left it all on the ice, but when all was said and done, the Flyers finished 4-21-2, and it gave them the drive to work. “The players decided to step […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com New Brainerd-Little Falls (BLF) Flying Warriors girls hockey coach Jim Ernster looks to start with fundamentals this season. “As a new staff, we are looking to build from the ground up,” Ernster said. “We are starting with a lot of skill development and moving toward team stuff as we […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Current Minnesota Flying Aces head coach Jim Jensen was not expecting to be the head coach when the season started. Andy Maher was slated to be the Tier III Junior League team’s coach, but early on in the season he had to take an indefinite leave of absence due […]

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Morrison County Record’s Volleyball Player of the Year: Upsala senior Danica Cheney By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The 2014 season turned out to be a very successful one for the Upsala Cardinals as they played their way to an 18-7 overall record, and a second place finish in their half of the Prairie Conference […]

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Our selection Process Coaches from all six area volleyball teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Swanville, Upsala and Holdingford) were asked to nominate players from their team that they believed deserved to be named to the six-player all-area team (four hitters, one setter, one back row player), including their accomplishments from during the season. Coaches were […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Last season the Upsala Cardinals boys basketball team went 24-3 and won its third consecutive Prairie Conference title, but that was with the duo of Christian Pekarek and Dylan Zimmerman as the offensive cogs. They graduated, and Upsala head coach Vern Capelle believes that filling their scoring void will […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com There are not too many more gut wrenching ways to fall short of making the Prep Bowl than what happened to Pierz, Nov. 15. The Pioneers led 24-23 over the top-ranked team in the state, Rochester Lourdes, as the Eagles attempted a two-point conversion to take the lead in […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Nathan Brinker has been a do-it-all player for the Holdingford Huskers this season. That never rang more true than in Holdingford’s 35-18 win over Pipestone, Nov. 15 in the Class AA state semifinal game. Brinker, a senior guard, who sometimes shifts to the backfield as an eligible ballcarrier, scored […]

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