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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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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor After getting knocked out of its conference tournament in the semifinals, Ben Hanowski and St. Cloud State University (SCSU) needed some help to get into the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s hockey tournament. Once they did, though, the Huskies t...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] A  year after nearly knocking off eventual state champion St. Cloud Cathedral twice in the section tournament, the Little Falls baseball team entered this spring with high hopes. But a preseason injury to Josh Wenzel, the team’s standout s...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] When Preston Zimny was in sixth grade, his parents called Jeff Massmann asking for a favor. It turned out, their simple request would be one of the best gifts ever given to Massmann. “I knew his parents and they mentioned that they wanted t...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] The Royalton girls track and field team was heading home from a meet in Pillager five years ago and Megan Wiener was ecstatic. A seventh grader at the time, Wiener had just placed third in the 100-meter dash in one of the first meets of her c...Read More
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