Girls basketball

By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Last season the Little Falls girls basketball team lost junior Kendra Pohlman to a season-ending knee surgery. She is back strong this season, but the Flyers will be without junior Melanie Dorn for the season with a torn ACL. Dorn suffered the injury toward the end of the volleyball […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com A balanced and experienced Pierz team looks to improve on a promising season last year. “I think we are a well rounded team this year,” said head coach Rich Teske. “We bring back some experience and good leadership from last year’s team.” He praises the work the Pioneers put […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After a 4-1 start last year, the Royalton girls basketball season took a serious nosedive. Leading scorer Haley Olson went down with a season-ending ACL tear. Senior point guard Lulu Martinez was then diagnosed with leukemia, which she had battled as a child. “Because of these things we had […]

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Pierz junior Bridget Bednar was among a group of 26 juniors and seniors that took part in the North Central girls basketball all-star game at Bemidji State University, April 7. Bednar scored 12 points for the Silver team, which won 93-88. She averaged 11.6 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.1 steals per game during the season.

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Guard Aimee Pelzer, senior, Upsala Pelzer, the Record Player of the Year, led the Cardinals to their first-ever trip to the state tournament this winter, earning a spot on the Class A All-State team and was one of only two Class A players selected to the all-state third team. She averaged 22.1 points, 8.5 assists […]

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Upsala senior Aimee Pelzer was one of 10 players named to the Class A all-state girls basketball team, as well as one of only two Class A players selected as all-state regardless of class, chosen to the state’s third team. Pelzer led the Cardinals to their first trip to state in school history this season, […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Junior Kaelin Smieja kept Upsala in the game with a record-tying rampage from three-point range. But the size of Bethlehem Academy, as well as a 13-0 run to open the second half, led to a 66-51 defeat in Thursday’s Class A state quarterfinals at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. Both […]

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A pep fest will be held for the state-bound Upsala girls basketball team Wednesday at 1:25 p.m. at the high school to send the team off to state. Tickets for Upsala’s quarterfinal game are available at the office and cost $14 for adults and $9 for students. There will also be a fan bus. Cost […]

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