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Huskers top EVW on homecoming By TYLER OHMANN Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com It was a good old fashioned rout as the Pierz Pioneers won their fifth straight game in blowout fashion 62-6 over the winless Kimball Cubs in Kimball Shortly after the two teams lined up, Sept. 26 Pierz took the lead on senior Robbie Skiba’s […]

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By Patrick Slack Reporter Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted averaged 30 points its first three games of the season. Its fourth game? Not so much. Pierz’ defense swallowed up anything and everything the Lakers could offer up, leading to a 33-0 home shutout as the Pioneers moved to 4-0 on the year, Sept. 19. Senior Robbie Skiba continued […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Reporter Browerville only allowed two scores as it won its first three games of the season. The Tigers would discover things to be much more difficult when Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) arrived, Sept. 19. The Patriots’ potent offense continued to churn, racking up 399 yards as it won a rematch of last […]

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By TYLER OHMANN Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord A sloppy game for both teams led to a 22-17 victory for the Little Falls Flyers over the visiting Milaca Wolves. The win put Little Falls at 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the Granite Ridge Conference. The Flyers used 147 yards on the ground and a 26-10 advantage in […]

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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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Updates from this weekend’s state football tournament will be posted on Twitter via this link at MCRecordSports The weekend’s games include: Pierz vs. Proctor, Friday at 7 p.m. at University of Minnesota-Duluth Holdingford vs. Hawley, Saturday at 1 p.m. at Concordia College-Moorhead Upsala-Swanville Area vs. Mahnomen, Saturday at 3 p.m. at Bemidji State University

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Schedule for area football teams in the state quarterfinals: Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m.: Pierz (8-3) vs. Proctor (8-2) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.: Holdingford (11-0) vs. Hawley (9-1) at Concordia College-Moorhead Saturday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m.: Upsala-Swanville Area (10-1) vs. Mahnomen (11-0) at Bemidji State University […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Senior Mac Gruber started the fall as Pierz’ starting quarterback. With the Pioneers in their first season up a class against bigger schools, and given that the offense seldom passes, though, the decision was made to make Gruber solely a one-way player on defense. The coaching staff shifted him […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Upsala-Swanville Area doesn’t need to air out the ball often. Having one of the state’s leading backs in senior Mitch Lange makes sure of that. But when the Patriots do pass, they can be pretty sure it’s going to be a big play. And it’s probably going to be […]

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