Swanville

Schuett and his two dogs made it out safely  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer John Schuett woke early  Nov. 11, to the sound of a smoke alarm. As soon as he saw the smoke and flames, he narrowly escaped without shoes, socks or shirt. His two favorite companions, Duke and Skamper, made it out too. Although [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com With the season about to start, expectations are up for Swanville. A 15-8 record last year, as many wins as the Bulldogs have had since 2007-08 will do that. Of course, so will having a do-it-all leader who’s established himself as one of the area’s premier centers with two [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Royalton vs. ACGC photo gallery Royalton’s postseason couldn’t have gotten off to a much worse start. Playing in front of a home crowd against a winless opponent in Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (ACGC), the Royals dropped the first set. Since then, it couldn’t be much better. After bouncing back to take [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Upsala-Swanville Area vs. Pine River-Backus photo gallery Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) didn’t have to look far back to know that being a top seed doesn’t make a team safe in the section semifinals. Only a year ago, the Patriots went on the road as the fourth seed and knocked off [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Royalton vs. ACGC volleyball gallery Royalton withstood a tougher than expected test from Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, while Upsala swept Swanville in Thursday’s opening round of the Section 5A volleyball tournament. Going up against the Falcons, who went through 20 regular season matches without a win, Royalton had to shake off [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) bounced back from its first defeat of the season with a sound 23-8 victory over visiting United North Central, Friday, just missing on a shutout at the end of the game. The Patriots leaned heavily on senior running back Mitch Lange, who ran for 166 yards [...]

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