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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Both the Holdingford girls and boys basketball teams have the same goal, but they have very different roads to get there. For the girls, who come off a 20-5 season and  a 10-4 conference record, the challenge is to continue that level of play despite losing four contributing seniors. […]

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For a few years, parents of students at Pierz Healy High have been asking Dave Rocheleau, activities director, whether the school could have a mascot. “This year I was able to find one as we had some extra funds and got it,” said Rocheleau. He said the Student Council had students submit names and then […]

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A record 156 teams competed in the 15th annual Pierz 3-on-3 basketball tournament, April 6 – 7. Saturday boys division placers included: Fifth-grade: first, Becker Bulldogs (Nick Mittelstaedt, Gabe Lindbom, Gade Callahan and Charlie Wright); second, Eden Valley Watkins; and third, Rangers. Sixth-grade: first, Albany (Isaac Nett, Mitch Reber, Adam Winkles and Jordan Schifflen); second, […]

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A combined 15 area players were selected to the All-Prairie Conference girls and boys basketball teams, with Upsala sweeping the Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards in each. Upsala had four selections to the boys team, led by junior MVP Christian Pekarek as well as seniors Avery Smieja and Garrett Wolf and junior Dylan Zimmerman. Swanville […]

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The Swanville High School gymnasium was a sea of gold the night of Feb. 21, as the Swanville girls basketball team sponsored the “Jumpshots for Jared” fundraiser. Jared Leyendecker, a Swanville fourth-grader, was diagnosed with Ewings cancer in his right foot. On Jan. 28, to prevent the spread of the cancer, doctors removed his foot. […]

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Openings remain for the 15th annual three-on-three Pierz basketball tournament, April 6 – 7, which drew more than 150 teams last year. Divisions are separated into individual grades. Boys divisions for fifth – 10th grades are April 6. A men’s division has been added for the first time this year and will also take place […]

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The Pierz girls and boys elementary basketball programs will start Saturday, Nov. 17. The girls will practice from 8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., with fifth and sixth graders in the Memorial Athletic Complex (MAC) gym and third and fourth graders in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) gym. Boys practice will be from 10 a.m. – […]

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Helping Hands Outreach in Holdingford will host the internationally acclaimed “Harlem Ambassadors” basketball team Wednesday, at 7 p.m. in the Holdingford High School gym. The Harlem Ambassadors will play against the Holdingford hometown team, the “Lake Wobegoners,” a mix of young and not-so-young local leaders and hometown heroes. The Ambassadors set themselves apart from other […]

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A Pacesetter basketball camp will be held Monday – Wednesday, in the Swanville High School gym. Sessions are for girls and boys, grades 9 – 12, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and girls and boys, grades 7 – 8, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. There is a fee for the camp. Sessions will […]

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