Swanville

By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Prairie Conference boys basketball season began last week, and all three area teams dropped games to kick it off. First, Nov. 21, the Upsala Cardinals dropped their home and season opener to Sauk Centre 59-54. Aidan Guthrie and Jeremy Halverson each scored 14 points to lead the Cardinals […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The success of the Swanville boys basketball team will likely hinge on a trio of returning starters. Seniors Jordan Sales, Tyler Evans and Austin Johnson all return from strong seasons for the 14-11 Bulldogs last year. “We hope to continue some continuity we got started at the end of […]

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Our selection Process Coaches from all six area volleyball teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Swanville, Upsala and Holdingford) were asked to nominate players from their team that they believed deserved to be named to the six-player all-area team (four hitters, one setter, one back row player), including their accomplishments from during the season. Coaches were […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Swanville, Royalton and Upsala volleyball seasons all ended Oct. 23 in the Section 5A South quarterfinals. Swanville earned its way into the quarterfinals thanks to a 3-1 victory over Bertha-Hewitt, Oct. 22. It was the first playoff win for the Bulldogs volleyball squad in 17 years, and came […]

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In a tumultuous night for the six are volleyball teams, only Little Falls remains standing in its respective section playoff. That’s because the Flyers edged area foe Holdingford 3-2 last night, and one of them had to win and survive. Along with the Huskers, Pierz, Royalton, Upsala and Swanville all were handed defeats last evening. […]

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Royalton earns two wins, Bulldogs, Cardinals split as regular season closes By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The first time around this season Royalton swept West Central Area (WCA) back on Sept. 11. This time around it was not so easy as it took the Royals five sets to down the Knights, Oct. 14. “They […]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Upsala and Swanville co-op for several sports, but volleyball is not one of them. That was evident as the two rivals faced off Oct. 2 in Swanville. Despite a strong Swanville effort, they were unable to capture any sets, including a close 23-25 first set. Upsala won sets two […]

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Upsala falls to conference leader Osakis, tops WCA By TYLER OHMANN Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After falling in a 2-0 set hole, Sept. 30, it looked like the Swanville Bulldogs were about to get upset on their own court to a plucky Royalton team. However, Swanville coach Kerie Thoma looked around her huddle after that game, […]

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Silver Streaks slide past Swanville By TYLER OHMANN Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com A 3-1 victory over Royalton was one of three wins for Upsala on the volleyball court. The win over the Royals also pushed the Cardinals into first place at 4-1 in conference play. Royalton managed to get a game one 25-19 win, but otherwise […]

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