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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Swanville has had a rough go of it at the start of the boys basketball season. The Bulldogs fell 65-64, Nov. 25 to Brandon-Evansville in the season opener, and fell in a close one once again Tuesday, 60-54 to St. John’s Prep. The game was clo...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] The Prairie Conference boys basketball season began last week, and all three area teams dropped games to kick it off. First, Nov. 21, the Upsala Cardinals dropped their home and season opener to Sauk Centre 59-54. Aidan Guthrie and Jeremy Halve...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] The success of the Swanville boys basketball team will likely hinge on a trio of returning starters. Seniors Jordan Sales, Tyler Evans and Austin Johnson all return from strong seasons for the 14-11 Bulldogs last year. “We hope to continue so...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] 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 wit...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] 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 co...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Depth and athleticism are the strengths of the returning players that will play for Little Falls boys basketball this winter according to head coach Kevin Jordan. Jordan coached the Flyers to an 11-15 record and a 5-9 record in the Granite Ridg...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Anytime a team can return six players that started throughout the previous season it’s a good thing. That’s exactly what the Pierz Pioneers boys basketball team does this year. They will have returners Robbie Skiba, Ethan Lochner, Jonny Kas...Read More
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Cardinals soar with high-flying guard By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] Going into every season, Upsala’s goal is rather simple: become the best team it can be. This year, that turned out to be especially good. With dynamic junior point guard Christian Pekarek leading the w...Read More
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Guard Christian Pekarek, junior, Upsala Pekarek, the Record Player of the Year, directed the attack for Upsala as it won its first 31 games en route to a fourth-place finish at state, garnering the Prairie Conference MVP Award. Pekarek put up 23.6 points per game while also averaging 4.6 rebounds, 3...Read More
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