Upsala Boys Basketball
To hear Upsala head coach Vern Capelle tell it, either of his team’s standout seniors could be the focal point of an offense. Luckily for Capelle, and to the detriment of his eighth-ranked team’s opponents during its recent eight-game surge, the Cardinals don’t have to choose. With Christian P...Read More
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After knocking off Browerville three times a year ago, the Tigers’ only three losses of the season, visiting Upsala took the first meeting of the year between the two squads 69-60, Tuesday. Senior Christian Pekarek shredded the Tigers’ defense for 30 points, followed by senior Dylan Zimmerman (1...Read More
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Led by nine different scorers, Upsala sailed past host Sebeka 83-34, Thursday. Senior Dylan Zimmerman led the offensive effort with 27 points, followed by senior Pekarek with 21, junior Jeremy Halverson with 13 and junior Kyle Soltis with seven. Zimmerman also pulled down 18 rebounds while Pekarek d...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] With perhaps the deepest senior class in school history, Upsala rattled off 31 consecutive wins, a perfect Prairie Conference record and a fourth-place finish in the state last winter. That class, which included departed graduates Eric Friele...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] Upsala’s Christian Pekarek is eager to begin his college basketball career. Opposing teams are eager to see him start too. The standout senior point guard will be continuing his basketball career at Bemidji State University, made official w...Read More
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