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Area Girls Basketball: Pirates pull off 30-point win
NEVIS—Mardi Ehrmantraut tallied 15 points and eight steals as the Verndale Pirates defeated the Nevis Tigers 58-28 Thursday, Feb. 21. Melissa Hammer added 12 points for the 15-8 Pirates. Verndale 23 35— 58 Nevis 20 8—28 NEVIS Makenna Frazier 2,...
21 hours 25 min ago
February 21, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Stokman, Rangers down the Gobblers
CROSBY—Joseph Stokman's game-high 17 points carried the Crosby-Ironton Rangers to a 61-43 Mid-State Conference victory over the Aitkin Gobblers Thursday, Feb. 21. Johnathan Jacobson contributed 13 points for the 19-3 Rangers. Kade Hopperstad led the Gobblers with 15 points....
23 hours 24 min ago
February 19, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Patriots defend home court over Pillager
PEQUOT LAKES—All 11 Pequot Lakes Patriots scored, led by Olivia Lane's 28 points, in an 86-20 non-conference victory over the Pillager Huskies Tuesday, Feb. 19. Maci Martini also reached double figures for the 14-10 Patriots with 10 points. Pillager 12 8—20...
February 19, 2019 - 11:45pm
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates tame Tigers
VERNDALE—Morgan Glenz registered 17 points in a 56-34 Verndale Pirates' win over the Browerville-Eagle Valley Tigers in a Section 5-1A matchup Monday, Feb. 18. Joelle Bounds contributed 13 points as the Pirates improved to 13-8 overall. Verndale 23 33—56 Browerville...
February 19, 2019 - 11:30pm
February 18, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: PR-B bests Walker in close game
WALKER—Louis Bueckers led the Pine River-Backus Tigers with 20 points and 10 rebounds as they defeated the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves 64-60 in a Northland Conference game Monday, Feb. 18. Pine River-Backus 30 34—64 W-H-A 25 35—60...
February 18, 2019 - 10:30pm
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
February 14, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Patriots slap loss on Gobblers
AITKIN—Jordan Schommer's 18 points led the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 67-43 Mid-State Conference victory over the Aitkin Gobblers Thursday, Feb. 14. Tyler Manly added 11 points to raise the Patriots to 6-2 in the conference. Garrett Westerlund tallied 17 points for the Gobblers,...
February 14, 2019 - 10:30pm
Area Girls Basketball: PR-B chalks up 11th-straight win
PINE RIVER— Pine River-Backus defeated Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 73-61 in a Northwoods Conference game for their 11th-straight win Wednesday, Feb 13. With the win, they improved to 7-1 in conference play and 16-4 overall. Next up, PR-B hosts Red Lake 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.
February 14, 2019 - 1:30am
February 13, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Tigers defeat Red Lake in conference matchup
PINE RIVER-- Brady Raph, Louis Bueckers and Torry Hirschey all hit more than 20 points in a 77-70 win for Pine River-Backus over Red Lake in a Northland Conference game Wednesday, Feb. 13. Raph led the way with 24 points and was followed by Bueckers with 22 and Hirschey with 20. The...
February 13, 2019 - 11:30pm
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
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
Area Boys Basketball: Pequot picks off conference leading DL
PEQUOT LAKES—Jordan Schommer turned in a game-high 23 points for the Pequot Lakes Patriots who avenged an earlier loss to Detroit Lakes defeating the Lakers 80-67 in Mid-State Conference action Monday, Feb. 11. Schommer netted 17 first-half points for the Patriots, who trailed...
February 12, 2019 - 12:30am
February 11, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: PR-B wins 9th straight in blowout fashion
PINE RIVER—Riley Hirschey scored a game-high 25 points for the Pine River-Backus Tigers who outscored the Laporte Wildcats 92-24 in a Northwoods Conference game Monday, Feb. 11. Bailey Wynn contributed 19 points, seven steals and five assists for the Tigers who have won nine...
February 11, 2019 - 10:30pm
February 9, 2019
Area Male Athlete: Raph raining 3s for PR-B
There's an argument that could be had whether Brady Raph is a better putter or 3-point shooter. The Pine River-Backus junior drops a lot of...
February 9, 2019 - 9:00am
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