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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Both the Pierz and Holdingford wrestling teams are hoping the several experienced wrestlers will help them to successful campaigns this winter. For the Pioneers, they come off a state consolation championship, having lost only to state champion Chatfield. They also had a 20 dual winning streak, and won the […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Pierz Pizzazz high kick team opened its season in Maple Grove, Nov. 21. The Pizzazz took third place in the single A competition with its routine danced to a mix of songs, called “Dance Mix.” “I feel very proud of our team and I think this competition gave […]

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Our selection process Coaches from all five area football teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Upsala-Swanville Area and Holdingford) were asked to nominate players from their team that they believed deserved to be named to the 11-player all-area team (one quarterback, two running backs, one fullback, one wide receiver, one tight end and five linemen), including […]

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Morrison County Record’s Football Player of the Year: Pierz senior Robbie Skiba By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Robbie Skiba enjoys breaking records. But do not worry, the dusty vinyl collection sitting in the basement is safe, Skiba’s record breaking comes on the football field. The Pierz senior running back rewrote the Pioneers record books […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com It is in with the new for the Pierz jazz and high kick dance teams this season. That is because the Pizzazz are under new direction from first-year head coach Molly Becker. “I am a new coach, but the dancers have shared with me that they got really excited […]

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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 There are not too many more gut wrenching ways to fall short of making the Prep Bowl than what happened to Pierz, Nov. 15. The Pioneers led 24-23 over the top-ranked team in the state, Rochester Lourdes, as the Eagles attempted a two-point conversion to take the lead in […]

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Football is often a game of seconds. That was never more true than Pierz’ 25-24 defeat to Rochester Lourdes in the state semifinal game tonight. For a second it looked like Pierz had stopped an Eagles two-point conversion and were headed to the Class AAA Prep Bowl. However, the next second the Eagles were celebrating […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com 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 Kasper, Aaron Weber, Nick Herold and Noah Boser coming back as […]

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