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June 23, 2016
Legion Baseball: Boser belts Pierz past Upsala
PIERZ—Noah Boser finished 4-4 with a double, home run, three RBIs and two runs as Pierz defeated Upsala-Swanville 8-1 Wednesday. Lane Girtz hit a double and finished 2-4 with an RBI and Lukas Otte was 2-3 with an RBI. Brett Kapsner pitched four innings for the win. He struck...
June 23, 2016 - 10:10pm
February 22, 2016
Dance Team: All-conference team announced
Nineteen area athletes were named to the Mid-State Conference team. Representing Aitkin were Madison Johnson, Shellby Fisher, Madelyn Haasken, Karsten Larson, Shelly Stephani and Courtney Conner. From Pequot Lakes were Abrielle Mumm, Cortney Chambers, Alyse Anderson, Taylor Mudgett...
February 22, 2016 - 7:23pm
February 7, 2016
Area Dance Team: Aitkin, Crosby-Ironton advance to state
WADENA—Aitkin qualified for state in kick and jazz and Crosby-Ironton advances in kick following their performances in the Section 4-1A meet Saturday. Aitkin was runner-up in both disciplines while C-I finished third in kick. The top three teams in jazz and kick advance to state....
February 7, 2016 - 9:05pm
December 13, 2015
Area Dance Team: Aitkin All-Starz kick way to first
CROSBY - The Aitkin All-Starz won the Northern Lights Conference kick competition Friday with three rank points. Crosby-Ironton finished second with six rank points, Pequot Lakes was third with nine, Pierz fourth and Pine River-Backus fifth. C-I's next competition is Friday, Dec....
December 13, 2015 - 6:11pm
September 3, 2015
Area Volleyball: Verndale victorious over C-I
CROSBY - Shania Glenz pounded down 15 kills and Jordyn Glenz finished with 13 as the Verndale Pirates posted a 3-0 non-conference win over Crosby-Ironton Thursday. haley Stinar finished with 16 set assists and four digs and Megan Dougherty added 13 set assists and seven digs. C-I's...
September 3, 2015 - 10:52pm
September 1, 2015
Area Volleyball: Aitkin, Pequot, PR-B, Verndale score sweeps
AITKIN - Ellie Michaletz pounded 16 kills and recorded two blocks to lead the Aitkin Gobblers past the Pierz Pioneers 3-0 in a non-conference matchup Tuesday night. Taylor Ehnstrom tipped 25 set assists for the Gobblers who improved to 2-0. Pierz 14 21 20 Aitkin 25 25 25 Aitkin...
September 1, 2015 - 10:55pm
August 27, 2015
Area Volleyball: Gobblers open with sweep of Eveleth-Gilbert
AITKIN - Brooke Miller recorded 11 kills and Taylor Ehnstrom made 31 set assists to help the Aitkin Gobblers defeat the Eveleth-Gilbert Golden Bears in three sets Thursday. Eveleth-Gilbert 14 14 21 Aitkin 25 25 25 Aitkin statistics Ally Bright 2 aces, 5 kills,...
August 27, 2015 - 10:21pm
July 20, 2015
Area Legion Baseball: 8-run seventh puts CFLPL in district tournament
PIERZ - Crosslake-Fifty Lakes-Pequot Lakes rallied for eight runs in the top of the seventh to defeat Pierz 11-5 in a Subdistrict 6 Division II playoff game Thursday night. Austin Mesenbrink finished 4-for-4 with a double, home run and three RBIs for CFLPL. Justin Olson went 3-5...
July 20, 2015 - 8:23am
June 6, 2015
Class 1A Track and Field: PR-B's Porta places second
Class 1A state meet Finals highlights: Pine River-Backus's Megan Porta finishes second in discus Prelim highlights: Pequot Lakes girls score...
June 6, 2015 - 12:00am
June 4, 2015
Class 1A Track and Field: Area-filled finals expected at state
State track and field What: Class 1A state track and field meet Who: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale, Crosby-Ironton, Pequot Lakes, Pierz, Pine River-Backus,...
June 4, 2015 - 11:29pm
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May 4, 2015
Victory League Baseball: Lightning score 15 in first, win third straight
Nisswa 18, Cuyuna Range 5 CROSBY — The Nisswa Lightning took advantage of a 15-run first inning to defeat the Cuyuna Range Miners 18-5 for their third consecutive win in an East Division contest Sunday. The Miners gave up eight walks in the opening stanza and had gone to their...
May 4, 2015 - 9:00am
April 27, 2015
Reader Opinion: Patriotism not completely dead
My heart beat rapidly to read the Elks student essay contest winner's articles in the Neighbors section of the Dispatch. Patriotism is not dead. However to learn that only 54 students from Brainerd and Pierz participated was a little disheartening, there should have been many more....
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April 27, 2015 - 12:21pm
April 26, 2015
Victory League: Nisswa uses long ball to defeat St. Mathias
Nisswa uses long ball to defeat St. Mathias Nisswa 6, St. Mathias 1 ST. MATHIAS — Jason Roepke, Luke Schumer and Adam Hardy belted home runs for Nisswa to lift the Lightning past the St. Mathias Devils 6-1 Sunday in a Victory League North Division season opener for both...
April 26, 2015 - 9:45pm
December 16, 2014
Pierz students given ExCEL honor
PIERZ - Pierz High School students Noelle Reuck and Aaron Weber are the 2014-15 Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (ExCEL) recipients. The...
December 16, 2014 - 10:48pm