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Area sports action from Tuesday, April 15: Baseball: Zimmerman 4, Little Falls 2 Little Falls had a better showing its second outing of the season, but couldn’t click in all phases as it fell 4-2 at Zimmerman, Tuesday. The Flyers got on the board in the top of the first after sophomore Thomas Miller singled, [...]

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Pierz Pioneer Invite track and field meet The Pierz girls took first and the boys earned second out of eight teams at its home Pioneer Invite track and field meet, Friday. The Holdingford boys took third and girls took fifth while the Royalton boys and girls each finished seventh. Event winners in the boys competition [...]

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While Pierz will compete without the experience of any seniors this spring, it won’t be lacking for some star power. Junior Jessica Hawks has consistently put herself near the top of the leaderboard in previous seasons, being rewarded last year with All-Central Minnesota Conference honors. This year, she’s looking to take her game to an [...]

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Youth will be the name of the game across the area golf scene this spring, with upperclassmen few and far between. That will be especially true for the Pierz boys squad, which will not only employ a young roster, but will do so while having to compensate for the loss of last year’s Central Minnesota [...]

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It wasn’t outside, but it was a real game. And for Pierz, it was a win, as the Pioneers defeated Albany 10-7 in Monday’s season opener held indoors at St. Cloud State University. Pierz seized control early on, plating six runs in the second inning, then three more in the fourth and another in the [...]

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After riding a talented senior class to a Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) title and trip to the sub-section finals, it will be up to Pierz’ next crop of players to sustain the success. At the head of that graduating class was a trio of all-area players who all saw significant time on the mound in [...]

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Pierz’ lineup will be chock-full of new faces this spring. One position the Pioneers don’t have to worry about breaking in a newcomer though will be in the pitcher’s circle, with senior Tiara Hopkins and junior Talyre Boser both expected to split time again this year. “Tiara and Talyre bring experience to the team and [...]

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Guard Christian Pekarek, senior, Upsala Pekarek, the Record Player of the Year for the second season in a row, was a match-up nightmare for opposing defenses, thriving offensively with his perimeter shooting and ability to score at the rim, surpassing 2,000 career points this winter. Pekarek led the Cardinals to a second-consecutive unbeaten Prairie Conference [...]

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