Fergus Falls grappler Kaden Hartwell, son of Trisha and Mike Hartwell, cemented his name among the upper echelon of the best wrestlers the Otters have ever produced recording his 100th win Thursday during a quadrangular in Lake Park-Audubon. 

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ST. CLOUD — The Fergus Falls gymnastics team traveled to take on the St. Cloud Tech Tigers Friday. The Tigers would pick up the Central Lakes Conference victory over the Otter gymnasts 142-275-129.

Fergus Falls multisport athlete Braedon Wagner has been sidelined the rest of his senior year of sports due to unforeseen circumstances but his positive outlook and maturity are a staple of his personality that impacts everyone he meets for the better.

PELICAN RAPIDS — In a battle of on-court rivals in the Heart O’Lakes Conference, the visiting Perham boys’ basketball team bested the Pelican Rapids Vikings 75-68 Thursday.

HENNING — With making 60% of their shots, the hosting Henning boys’ basketball team cruised to an 85-58 victory over Menahga Thursday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team recorded its fifth win of the season as the Tigers topped Little Eight Conference foe Brandon-Evansville 48-43 Thursday.

ALEXANDRIA — The Fergus Falls girls’ basketball team pulled away in the second half from perennial rival Alexandria Friday as the Otters picked up a 51-43 victory on the road.

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The Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team nearly saw a big Central Lakes Conference win slip away, but key scoring in overtime game the Otters a 81-76 victory over St. Cloud Apollo Thursday.

BARNESVILLE — The visiting Fergus Falls Otters wrestling team came up short against Barnesville Thursday falling to the Trojans 47-36.

UNDERWOOD — The Underwood boys’ basketball team rallied in the second half to force overtime against Park Christian Thursday. But the visiting Falcons would do just enough to edge their hosts for a 55-52 win.

Underwood multisport athlete Canaan Kugler is a selfless player who ranks one of his fondest memories in sports as a selfless act he did to help a teammate hit the 1,000th-point mark. While the boys’ basketball team got off to a rough start this year Canaan is confident they’ll rebound in ti…

Otter Tail County, home to 1,048 lakes, is hosting the 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener May 7 -10. One of the goals of the event will be to highlight the lakes in the county, so anglers from all over are encouraged to fish any body of water in Otter Tail County during the event. Medi…

The Underwood girls’ basketball team built a big first half lead and held on for a 49-34 Little Eight Conference win over Brandon-Evansville Tuesday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team moved its undefeated record to 16 as the Vikings topped Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 65-49 Tuesday.

PARKERS PRAIRIE — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team played neck and neck with Little Eight Conference foe Parkers Prairie Tuesday. But it would be the hosting Panthers that captured a 56-51 victory.

The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team struggled on the defensive end Tuesday as the visiting West Central Area Knights took home a 61-29 win.

GRACEVILLE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team took home at 78-42 victory Tuesday as the Battlers topped Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley.

HENNING — The Henning boys’ basketball team recorded its 14th victory as the Hornets defeated the Bertha-Hewitt Bears 71-34 Tuesday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team would lay claim to a 64-50 Little Eight Conference win Tuesday as the Tigers defeated the Underwood Rockets.

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The Fergus Falls girls’ and boys’ hosted a doubleheader Tuesday as the Otters welcome in the Brainerd girls’ and Moorhead boys’ basketball teams as a part of the Otters’ “Shoot For A Cure” Night at Kennedy Secondary School Gold Gym.

BARRETT — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team pushed their record to 12-2 Monday as the Knights downed the visiting Hillcrest Comets 73-50.

Underwood single-sport athlete Marc Horikoshi is confident that despite some early-season hiccups for the boys’ basketball team, the fabric that binds them together will be enough to get the Rockets moving in the right direction come playoff time.

Midwinter can be a bit of a difficult time for anglers as the hot bite of early ice, particularly for walleyes, has passed on most bodies of water. Those anglers who shift gears and chase panfish like crappies can, however, often find cooperative fish at this time. Here is a look at some tho…

ORTONVILLE — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team won in dominant fashion Thursday as the Knights downed host Ortonville 84-31.

PELICAN RAPIDS —The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team could not overcome an early deficit as Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal picked up a 57-27 victory Thursday.

BRAINERD — The Fergus Falls gymnastics team traveled Thursday to take on Central Lakes Conference foe Brainerd. The hosting Warriors would gain the upperhand as they defeated the Otters 142.25-128.15.

The Fergus Falls Squirt C hockey team hosted the Frozen Tundra hockey tournament this past weekend at the Community Ice Arena. The tournament consisted of six teams; three teams from Minnesota, two teams from North Dakota and another team from Canada. 

Underwood multisport athlete Ally Johnson is an important component on this year’s Rockets girls’ basketball team, as one of only three other seniors, Johnson is known on-court for her persistence and indomitable spirit that has a way of inspiring teammates.  

One of the advantages of ice fishing over open-water fishing is that bites from fish can often be “seen” better in winter than in summer!  What I mean is that, since anglers fish vertically right below where they sit and on stationary platforms, monitoring baits being fished and detecting bi…

PARKERS PRAIRIE — The Ashby boys’ basketball team was clutch from the free-throw line as they secured a 80-70 victory over Little Eight Conference foe Parkers Prairie Tuesday.

ROTHSAY — In a Little Eight Conference showdown, the Hillcrest boys’ basketball team would lay claim to a 63-50 victory over the Rothsay Tigers Tuesday.

BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team topped the visiting Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines 52-33 Tuesday.

BRANDON — The Ashby girls’ basketball team fell behind in the first half and could not recover as the hosting Brandon-Evansville Chargers picked up a 62-44 Little Eight Conference win Monday.