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February 17, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Cards fall to Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS—The Staples-Motley Cardinals fell 70-35 to the Park Rapids Panthers Saturday, Feb. 16 in a Mid-State Conference game. S-M remains winless in the conference at 0-8. S-M will host Osakis 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.
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February 15, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Davies, Aitkin score win at Pequot
PEQUOT LAKES—Kaija Davies registered 19 points for the Aitkin Gobblers in a 57-51 Mid-State Conference win over the Pequot Lakes Patriots...
February 15, 2019 - 11:00pm
Area Boys Basketball: Wolverines edge Trojans
WADENA—Payton Rondestvedt totaled 20 points and Cooper Folkestad finished with 18 points and 19 rebounds in a 73-59 Wadena-Deer Creek win over Sebeka in a Park Region Conference game Friday, Feb. 15. W-DC pulled even in conference play at 6-6 with the win. Sebeka ...
February 15, 2019 - 10:30pm
February 14, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Pillager outlasts Cardinals for OT win
STAPLES—Olivia Peterson's 20 points led the Pillager Huskies to a 65-64 overtime victory over the Staples-Motley Cardinals Thursday, Feb. 14. Emma Schmit added 14 points for the 5-15 Huskies. Staples-Motley's Tabatha Allen contributed 18 points for the Cardinals. Pillager ...
February 14, 2019 - 11:30pm
February 13, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Lane, Pequot tops Cathedral
PEQUOT LAKES—Olivia Lane scored 30 points for the Pequot Lakes Patriots as they defeated the St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders 66-57 Tuesday, Feb. 12. Maci Martini contributed 11 points and Erika Lane added nine for the 13-9 Patriots. Pequot Lakes 31 35—66 St. Cloud...
February 13, 2019 - 2:30am
Area Wrestling: Raiders advance to section semis
VERNDALE—The top-seeded Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Raiders defeated the No. 8 seeded Staples-Motley Cardinals 46-30 in the quarterfinals of the Section 6-1A Team Tournament Tuesday, Feb. 12. Draegan Captain, Quinn Kern, Reese Thompson and Devin Dean won by pins for...
February 13, 2019 - 12:30am
February 12, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Rangers keep S-M winless in the Mid-State
CROSBY—Joseph Stokman's 16 points led four Rangers in double figures as Crosby-Ironton defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 84-35 in a Mid-State Conference game Tuesday, Feb. 12. Johnathan Jacobson finished with 12 points followed by Dakota Mitchell's 11 and Kyle Skeim's 10....
February 12, 2019 - 10:30pm
February 8, 2019
Wrestling: Class 3A, 2A and 1A rankings
Wrestling The Guillotine Class 3A teams 1-Shakopee (2) 2-Owatonna (1) 3-Stillwater Area (4) 4-St. Michael-Albertville (5) 5-Apple Valley (2) 6-Willmar (8) 7-New Prague (2) 8-Bemidji (8) 9-Anoka (7) 10-Forest Lake (7) 11- Mounds View (4) 12-Northfield (1) Lean and Mean East Ridge...
February 8, 2019 - 8:30pm
February 7, 2019
Wrestling: Raiders earn No. 1 seed
The No. 12-ranked Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Raiders grabbed the No. 1 seed for the Section 6-1A wrestling tournament. The Raiders first match will be against the winner of the No. 9 Breckenridge Cowboys vs. No. 8 Staples-Motley Cardinals. That match will be 6 p.m. Tuesday,...
February 7, 2019 - 1:30am
February 6, 2019
Area Wrestling: S-M Cardinals drop 2
FERGUS FALLS—Class 1A's No. 2 ranked Owen Bjerga collected two technical fall victories for the Staples-Motley Cardinals, who dropped two non-conference matches Tuesday, Feb. 5. Dalton Wells and Blayne Dumpprope each finished 2-0 for the Cardinals, who lost to Fergus Falls 45-27...
February 6, 2019 - 3:30pm
Area Wrestling: Pierz wins 3
COLD SPRINGS—Jake Andres went 3-0 for Pierz with a pin, technical fall and major decision as the Pioneers swept all three of their matches at the Rocori quadrangular Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Pioneers defeated Eden Valley-Watkins in a Central Minnesota Conference match and beat Rocori...
February 6, 2019 - 12:30am
February 5, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Tigers scratch out win over Wolverines
WADENA—Rylie Hirschey scored 13 points for the Pine River-Backus Tigers as they defeated the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 58-31 Tuesday, Feb. 5. Bailey Wynn and Gabby Rainwater each added 10 points for the Tigers. W-DC's Kennedy Gravelle tallied 19 points. W-DC ...
February 5, 2019 - 10:30pm
February 4, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Lane sets scoring standard in win
MORA—Olivia Lane needed six points to become the Pequot Lakes Patriots all-time leading scorer so she scored 30 in a 70-37 non-conference...
February 4, 2019 - 1:30am
February 3, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Gobblers, Cards both fall
Foley 47, Aitkin 44 AITKIN—Aitkin's Hunter Nissen and Garrett Westerlund each tallied nine points for the Gobblers as they fell 47-44 to the Foley Falcons Saturday, Feb. 2. Garrett Michaletz added eight points for the Gobblers in the non-conference game. Foley 25 22—47...
February 3, 2019 - 7:30pm
February 2, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Mitchell's late 3 lifts Rangers over Pequot
CROSBY—Reserve junior guard Dakota Mitchell drained a 3-pointer with 7.1 seconds to give the Crosby-Ironton Rangers a 52-51 win over the Pequot Lakes Patriots in a Mid-State Conference game Friday, Feb. 1. Mitchell finished with nine points, all 3-pointers late in the game,...
February 2, 2019 - 1:00am