By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Pierz bulldozed a pair of Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) foes at Tuesday’s Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE) tri to move within one victory of an undefeated CMC season. The Pioneers opened the night with a 69-7 victory over Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (HLWW), then defeated BBE 46-25. Seniors Brad Meyer and Josh Lanners, juniors [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor Junior Mitch Lange pinned a ranked foe and pounded another 14-7 to lead the Royalton-Upsala wrestling team at its home quad, Tuesday. The Royals opened the night with a 63-6 victory over Ogilvie, then fell 43-29 to Aitkin before closing with a 57-9 win over Browerville. Lange received a forfeit [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com Little Falls withstood early double-digit deficits in both duals to sweep Bemidji (45-21) and Alexandria (41-33) at Tuesday’s Alexandria tri. Bemidji built a 15-0 lead after the opening three bouts before the Flyers answered by taking nine of the next 10 bouts, while Little Falls erased deficits of 18-0 [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Royalton-Upsala split a pair of matches at Tuesday’s Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale tri, crushing Prairie Valley 63-15 before dropping a close 38-34 dual to the host Raiders. Junior Mitch Lange, sophomore Brady Moulzolf and freshmen Brad Kroll and Kyle Lange went 2-0 on the night for the Royals. Senior Cory Wensmann, juniors [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com Pierz sailed past host Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (LPGE) in non-conference action, Tuesday, rolling 65-9 to improve to 18-2 on the season. Seniors Travis Johnson, Brad Meyer and Nick Lochner, juniors Chris Ortman and Jordon Goebel and eighth-graders Grant Smude, Brandon Ortman and Brett Kapsner all earned falls for the [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Royalton-Upsala finished in fifth place at Saturday’s Elk River Invite, only six points out of second place. Senior Cory Wensmann and juniors Tony Gadacz and Mitch Lange took first in their weight classes, with freshman Brad Kroll earning second and eighth-grader Michael Petron taking third.
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor Pierz steamrolled through its three foes at its home quad, Friday, defeating Sauk Rapids-Rice (55-18), Crosby-Ironton (52-15) and Paynesville Area (53-12). Seniors Brad Meyer, Josh Lanners and Nick Lochner and juniors Brandon Sullivan, Chris Ortman, Jordon Goebel and Ryley Smude each went 3-0 on the night for the Pioneers, with [...]