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Area Boys Basketball: Verndale victorious in double OT
VERNDALE—Brayden Vertina and Matt Steege combined to score 14 of Verndale's 17 points in two overtimes leading the Pirates to a 66-63 Park...
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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
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
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
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
February 12, 2019
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 9, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Gobblers saddle the Broncos
VIRGINIA—Garrett Westerlund, Hunter Nissen and Kade Hopperstad all reached double figures to lead the Aitkin Gobblers to a 56-44 win over International Falls in a Section 7-2A matchup Friday, Feb. 8. Hopperstad led the way with 18 points followed by Nissan with 17 and Westerlund...
February 9, 2019 - 1:30am
February 5, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Schaefer, Huskies top W-C
PILLAGER—Spencer Schaefer recorded 23 points to lead the Pillager Huskies to a 57-43 Park Region Conference win over Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines Tuesday, Feb. 5. Lucas Hinojos, Payton Rondestvedt and Cooper Folkestad all tallied nine points for the Wolverines. W-DC 13 29—42...
February 5, 2019 - 11:30pm
February 4, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Pioneers tame Huskies 65-49
PIERZ—Jonah Prokott led a balanced scoring attack with 12 points for the Pierz Pioneers, who defeated the Pillager Huskies 65-49 in a non-conference game Monday, Feb. 4. Robert Schaefer added 11 points for the Pioneers while Peter Schommer and Nicholas Scholl finished with 10...
February 4, 2019 - 11:00pm
February 2, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Lane, Pequot prevail over C-I
PEQUOT LAKES—Olivia Lane's 33 point game led Pequot Lakes back from a 3-point halftime deficit as they tallied 40 points in the second half to defeat Crosby-Ironton 68-60 in a Mid-State Conference game Friday, Feb 1. Erika Lane also finished with 16 points as the Patriots shot...
February 2, 2019 - 1:30am
January 31, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: No luck needed as Pierz tops Irish
PIERZ—Michael Leidenfrost and Jonah Prokott led the Pierz Pioneers who were much hotter than the outside temperatures in a 65-50 Central Minnesota Conference win over the Maple Lake Irish Thursday, Jan. 31. Leidenfrost hit 6-of-7 (85 percent) from the field to finish with 15...
January 31, 2019 - 10:30pm
January 24, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Glenz, Pirates knock off Trojans
VERNDALE—Morgan Glenz led the Verndale Pirates with 15 points and 10 rebounds in a 48-44 Park Region Conference win over the Sebeka Trojans Thursday, Jan. 24. Tess Jones added 14 points for the Pirates. Sebeka 20 24—44 Verndale 21 27—48 SEBEKA Kenzie Nelson...
January 24, 2019 - 11:30pm
January 23, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Flyers clip the Eagles by 6
LITTLE FALLS—Travis Wenzel registered 14 points for the Little Falls Flyers as they defeated the St. Cloud Apollo Eagles 65-59 Tuesday, Jan. 22. Caleb Strack added 12 points for the Flyers, while Alex Gwost and Thomas Kunkel each scored 11 in the non-conference game. St. Cloud...
January 23, 2019 - 12:30am
January 19, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates prevail over W-DC. PL's Lane reaches 2,000 career points
VERNDALE—Morgan Glenz led the Verndale Pirates with 17 points and 13 rebounds in a 38-28 Park Region Conference victory over the Wadena-Deer...
January 19, 2019 - 1:30am
January 17, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Moe, Gobblers shoot down Huskies
PILLAGER—Ramsey Moe registered 28 points for the Aitkin Gobblers in a 63-31 win over the Pillager Huskies in a Section 7-2A matchup Thursday, Jan. 17. Aitkin was ranked third in the South Subsection 7-2A standings prior to Thursday's game with the Huskies sitting seventh. Kaija...
January 17, 2019 - 11:30pm