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The Fergus Falls 12U B girls’ hockey team kicked off their 2019-20  hockey season traveling to Grand Forks for an invitational tournament. Twelve teams from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Canada  showed up to compete in the three-day competition.

The local planning committee for the 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener is adding new ways for folks to celebrate the occasion in 2020. This year will be the 73rd annual event and while the main goal is to continue the storied tradition there will be a few differences from years past.

The Fergus Falls wrestling team welcomed in Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton for a dual Thursday. The Rebels would take advantage of early wins to cruise to a 60-18 victory over the Otters.

ASHBY — The Ashby boys’ basketball used a first half lead to soar past the visiting Rothsay Tigers 70-45 in Little Eight Conference action Thursday.

HENNING — The Henning boys’ basketball team had a strong night putting triple figures on the visiting Sebeka Trojans 107-44 Thursday.

BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team welcome in Little Eight Conference foe Parkers Prairie for its home opener Thursday. The Panthers would not be easy guests as they took a 69-40 conference win.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team struggled to find its rhythm in the second half as the visiting Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines took home a 59-49 win Thursday.

BARRETT — The WCA Knights came out on top of a battle with the Hancock Owls in Barrett on Thursday night 53-43. The Knights outscored the Owls 35-24 in the second half after the Owls led 19-18 at the half.

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UNDERWOOD — The hosting Underwood boys’ basketball team could not keep pace with Little Eight Conference rival Brandon-Evansville Thursday as the Chargers claimed a 52-39 win.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team cruised to a 53-29 victory over Heart O’Lakes Conference foe East Grand Forks Green Wave Thursday.

The Fergus Falls gymnastics team hosted Central Lakes Conference foe Willmar Thursday as the Roosevelt Gymnasium. In a close match, the visiting Cardinals would claim a 130.6-124.45 victory over the Otters.

WILLMAR — The Fergus Falls boys’ swimming and diving team competed against a tough Willmar Cardinals team as the Otters’ host captured a 111-66 Central Lakes Conference win Thursday.

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Fergus Falls multisport athlete Kaden Peterson is 1 of 4 seniors on this season’s boys’ hockey team. After a rocky start to the year for Fergus Falls, Kaden credits some targeted team-building exercises for leading to a tighter bond between players and the recent on-ice turnaround.

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The Hillcrest boys’ basketball team put forth a strong effort against Little Eight Conference foe Parkers Prairie, but it would be the Panthers that left the court with a 68-54 victory Tuesday.

PILLAGER — The Henning boys’ basketball team overcame a slow start to rattle off 40 second-half points on the way to a 63-41 Park Region Conference victory over Pillager Tuesday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team picked up its first win of the season as the Tigers defeated Little Eight Conference rival Ashby 62-36 Tuesday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids wrestling team ran into tough competition Tuesday as they hosted Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton and Frazee.

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The Fergus Falls boys’ hockey team struggled to get its offense going as they were outshot by the visiting Brainerd Warriors 39-5 on the way to a 7-1  loss in Central Lakes Conference action Tuesday.

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UNDERWOOD — A slow start put the hosting Underwood boys’ basketball behind the eight-ball as Little Eight Conference foe Ashby Arrows took home a 59-41 victory Tuesday.

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PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team held on to win a Heart O’Lakes Conference tilt against Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 72-70 Tuesday.

COLD SPRING — The Fergus Falls boys’ basketball suffered its first loss of the season as Central Lakes Conference foe Rocori rallied late in the second half to force and overtime before winning 73-69 Tuesday.

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BRAINERD — The Fergus Falls girls’ hockey team played strong defense but could not prevent the hosting Brainerd Warriors from finding the net as the Otters fell 5-0 Tuesday.

The Eagles Aerie #2339 sponsored Fergus Falls Bantam B team hosted District 15 competition over the weekend. They captured one win of the three games. Throughout the weekend nothing proved more consistent than goaltender Brady Metclaf who blocked an amazing 152 shots for the weekend with eas…

Minnesota High School Bowling team competition has wrapped up for 2019  with the all-conference/future stars and state tournaments held over the past two weekends. 

It was a perfect night to go bowling on Friday, Dec. 6 at Northern Aire Lanes; for Jamie Johnson at least. The right-hander rolled the first 300 game at the lanes of the 2019-20 season.

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The Minnesota Board of Animal Health confirms an 8-year-old white-tailed doe tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) after its white-tailed buck pen-mate killed it in a small, two-deer, hobbyist herd in Douglas County. The USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratory confirmed the …

The Fergus Falls VFW Bantam A’s ventured north the day after Thanksgiving for some holiday weekend hockey in Warroad. The Otters started the four game tournament with District 15 foe, Northern Lakes. Kellen Stenstrom got the maroon and gold on the board first with a goal set-up by Joey Johns…

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BARRETT — The Fergus Falls wrestling team saw Kaden Hartwell (182 pounds) and Dustin Portales (285 pounds) capture championships at the Grant County Invitational Saturday.

The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team struggled to find its rhythm as the hosting Brandon-Evansville Chargers took home a 69-39 Little Eight Conference win.

LAKE PARK — The West Central Area girls’ basketball team saw the hosting Lake Park-Audubon Raiders use a second-half surge to top the Knights 71-62 Saturday.

WAUBUN — The Mahnomen/Waubun boys’ basketball team grabbed an early 12-0 lead and rode it to a 56-27 victory over the visiting Rothsay Tigers Saturday.

GLYNDON — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team held on to win a Heart O’Lakes Conference bout with Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 66-64 Friday.

BARRETT — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team used strong defensive play and an opportunistic offense to cruise to a 87-47 victory over the Battle Lake Battlers Thursday.

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Fergus Falls boys’ basketball kicked off its season opener at home in successful fashion Thursday with a 61-51 win over Sartell-St. Stephen. Fergus Falls multisport athlete Cody Norgren put forth a gutsy performance leading the team in scoring with 18 points (two 3-pointers), a feat he’ll ho…

The M State men’s basketball team place fiver players in double digits Thursday as the Spartans defeated the Concordia JV 81-68.

UNDERWOOD — The Underwood girls’ basketball team took on Brandon-Evansville in a tough Little Eight Conference matchup Thursday. But it would be the Chargers that would come out victorious as they defeated the Rockets 51-48.

The Fergus Falls wrestling team kicked off its 2019-20 season Tuesday as tey welcomed in St. Cloud Tech/Apollo for a Central Lakes Conference tilt. The Otters struggled against the co-op falling 69-9.

With the Fergus Falls boys’ swimming season kicking off Saturday at the Kennedy Secondary School pool at 11 a.m., single-sport athlete Noah Osborn is primed to compete, bringing with him years of experience he intends to harness in a bid to outpace the competition.

ROTHSAY — The Henning boys’ basketball team got its season off to a good start as it defeated the hosting Rothsay Tigers 74-41 Tuesday.

GRACEVILLE — A solid team effort Tuesday night allowed the visiting Underwood boys’ basketball team to take home a 62-47 victory over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley.