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November 10, 2018
High School Football: Mountain Lake stymies Verndale in Nine-Man state quarterfinals
BUFFALO—Third-ranked Verndale was denied a trip to U.S. Bank Stadium as the fifth-ranked Mountain Lake Wolverines stymied the normal high-scoring...
November 10, 2018 - 12:00am
November 9, 2018
State Football: Pirates poised for another state quarterfinal
A good first goal for the Verndale Pirates might be to get a lead against the Mountain Lake Wolverines. Mountain Lake has not trailed all...
November 9, 2018 - 2:00am
November 6, 2018
High School Football: Tickets on sale for Verndale state tournament game
Advance tickets are available for purchase in the Verndale School Office for the Pirates' Nine-Man state quarterfinal game against Mountain Lake at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. A fan bus will be chartered. Cost is $18 for adults, $10 for students. Deadline to sign up for that bus is noon...
November 6, 2018 - 5:34pm
November 3, 2018
High School Football: Verndale earns repeat trip to state
FARGO, N.D.—Jake Ismil and Brayden Vertina scored the only two touchdowns for the top-seeded Verndale Pirates who earned a trip to the...
November 3, 2018 - 2:00am
November 2, 2018
High School Football: Verndale, Pillager, Pierz 1 win away from state tournament
There is just one black mark on the Underwood Rockets' football season. And that was put there by top-seeded and No. 3 ranked Verndale, which...
November 2, 2018 - 7:00am
October 29, 2018
High School Football: Pillager, Verndale, Pierz advance to section finals
Top-seeded Huskies roar past Morris in 6-2A semis PILLAGER—Tucker Peterson ran four yards for a touchdown and caught an 11-yard pass for another score for Class 2A's seventh-ranked and top-seeded Pillager Huskies in a 28-7 victory over the No. 4 Morris Tigers in the Section...
October 29, 2018 - 6:30am
High School Football: Verndale outlasts Hancock in Section 4 Nine-Man semis
VERNDALE—Tate Bounds rushed for one score and threw for two more as No. 1-seeded and unbeaten Verndale outlasted No. 4 Hancock 36-29 in a Section 4 Nine-Man semifinal matchup Saturday Oct. 27. Bounds got Verndale on the board with a 1-yard burst in the first quarter and completed...
October 29, 2018 - 12:00am
October 28, 2018
Area Male Athlete: Verndale's Kveton keeping team in forefront
On a team of equally talented student-athletes, Jarret Kveton stepped into the spotlight in the regular-season finale. Nine-Man's No. 3-ranked...
October 28, 2018 - 8:00am
October 27, 2018
Area Volleyball: Pequot, PRB win in 3
Pequot Lakes 3, Perham 0 PEQUOT LAKES—Lydia Hubbard slammed 10 kills for the No. 2 Pequot Lakes Patriots as they defeated the No. 3 Perham...
October 27, 2018 - 1:00am
October 26, 2018
Area Volleyball: Pequot Lakes shuts out C-I in South Subsection 8-2A
PEQUOT LAKES—Kate Bolz-Andolshek knocked down 11 kills and Rita Ganley totaled 18 set assists as No. 2-seeded Pequot Lakes defeated No. 7 Crosby-Ironton 3-0 in the South Subsection 8-2A quarterfinals Thursday, Oct. 25. Britt Kratochvil posted 10 digs for the Patriots who defeated...
October 26, 2018 - 1:30am
October 24, 2018
High School Football: Patriots outscore Park Rapids in Section 8-3A opening round
PEQUOT LAKES—Pequot Lakes' Cale Wolf passed for 163 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as the No. 4-seeded Patriots defeated the No. 5 Park Rapids Panthers 19-14 in the Section 8-3A opening round Tuesday, Oct. 23. Bode Magnuson caught an 85-yard touchdown pass from...
October 24, 2018 - 9:43am
October 23, 2018
High School Football: Unbeaten Verndale rolls into Section 4-Nine-Man semifinals
VERNDALE—Seven different players scored for top-seeded Verndale and the Pirates successfully completed 2-point conversions after all seven TDs as they routed No. Onamia 56-6 in the Section 4 Nine-Man quarterfinals Tuesday, Oct. 23. Verndale is 9-0 and ranked third in Nine-Man...
October 23, 2018 - 9:49pm
October 21, 2018
Area Female Athlete: Chemistry key to Glenz, Verndale success
Morgan Glenz had a stellar season last year with lots of kills and digs and no fun. This year, Glenz and her six Verndale Pirates teammates,...
October 21, 2018 - 10:00am
October 19, 2018
Area Volleyball: Verndale's Molly Brownlow reaches 1,000 digs
UNDERWOOD—Senior libero Molly Brownlow recorded her 1,000th career dig and finished with 53 digs for the Verndale Pirates, who went 2-2 at the Underwood Tournament Thursday, Oct. 18. The Pirates won their first two matches defeating both Wheaton and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg...
October 19, 2018 - 2:00am
Area Football: Pierz, Verndale top seeds for playoffs
Following his team's 66-0 blowout of Rockford, Wednesday, Oct. 17, Pierz Pioneers head coach Leo Pohlkamp told his players to get ready for Tuesday, Oct. 23. Pohlkamp and the Pioneers were fully expecting to play a Section 6-3A quarterfinal game. Instead, Class 3A's top-ranked and...
October 19, 2018 - 1:30am