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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Little Falls’ boys basketball team kept its Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) winning record as it split a pair of GRC games. First, the Flyers lost in a tight one in Albany, Jan. 8. The Huskies and Flyers were tied 20-20 at halftime, and in fac...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] In front of the hometown crowd, the Holdingford Huskers showed that they not only came to play, but that they had a great chance to win in a Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) rivalry against Pierz, Jan. 8. The Huskers took a lead early in the ...Read More
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Last night’s sports action featured a Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) rivalry between the Pierz and Holdingford girls basketball teams. Both teams entered the game with identical 2-8 overall records and were both winless in conference play. After the game, however it was the Pioneers who ea...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Upsala boys basketball coach Vern Capelle was not particularly happy with how the holiday tournament the Cardinals attended in Little Falls went. They lost twice. By the end of Upsala’s 68-55 win over rival Swanville Tuesday night, he all but...Read More
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Three Pioneers in double figures as Pierz wins non-conference battle at home By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] The success that Pierz’ boys basketball team began to show in the Cathedral Christmas Classic continued into a rivalry game against Little Falls, Tuesday. The Pionee...Read More
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Athletic events were still running last night, despite the lowering temperatures outside and several schools delaying or closing school today. Wrestling was busy with three of the four area teams competing in duals. Little Falls fell 49-17 as it traveled to St. Cloud Tech. Pierz lost in a close one,...Read More
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Upsala narrowly falls in both games in tournament By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] It was a great two days at home during holiday break for the Little Falls boys basketball team. No, the players didn’t to sleep until noon, and lounge in pajamas all day, but they did win the ...Read More
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It was an exciting night for area sports as there were several close area games on both the court and the ice. In boys basketball, the Pierz Pioneers pulled off the big upset with a 60-59 come-from-behind win over state-ranked St. Cloud Cathedral. The game was in the opening round of a tournament ho...Read More
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Upsala drops game to undefeated WCA By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] It took until the seventh game of the season, but the Royalton boys basketball team finally earned its first win Tuesday. The Royals took down Isle 47-45 to earn the win, and a third place finish in the Pilla...Read More
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Swanville’s girls basketball team topped the weekend’s headlines as it won its first game of the season Friday in a 52-51 victory over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (LPGE). Seniors Stephanie Koetter and Danica Hanson combined for 37 points in the victory. Sticking with girls basketball, Upsala...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] In a 74-52 drubbing of Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, the Pierz boys basketball team earned its first Central Minnesota Conference win of the season. The Pioneers led just 25-24 at halftime, but scored 49 second-half points to earn the big win. Pierz...Read More
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Bulldogs win, Royals drop to 0-5 By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Upsala now sits at 5-2, thanks to a four-game win streak, and three more wins since Dec. 11. On Dec. 11, the Cardinals had their best game to date, with an 89-44 thrashing of Onamia. Five Cardinals were in doubl...Read More
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Boys basketball dominated the sports landscape last night with five of six area teams in action. Holdingford was one of three teams to get a win with a 62-28 demolishing Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. Swanville also won in the first round of the St. John’s holiday tournament with a 75-64 defeat of R...Read More
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