MORRIS — The West Central Area boys’ basketball got an early jump on the Ashby Arrows in a Section 6A playoff game Saturday. The Knights would close out with a 73-55 victory at the University of Minnesota - Morris.

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The Ashby boys’ basketball team rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat the Brandon-Evansville Chargers 49-45 in the Section 6A playoffs Thursday.

ST. PAUL — The culmination of the Minnesota high school individual wrestling season began Friday at the Xcel Energy Center as several area wrestlers hit the mat for the state individual wrestling tournament.

ASHBY — The Ashby boys’ basketball team would claim a 66-36 victory over the Verndale Pirates Thursday.

ORTONVILLE — The Ashby boys’ basketball team kept the hosting Ortonville Trojans at arms length as the Arrows claimed a 54-43 win Tuesday.

ASHBY — The Ashby boys’ basketball team picked up a Little Eight Conference victory as the Arrows topped Brandon-Evansville 67-57 Tuesday.

BARRETT — The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wrestling moved on in the Section 6A team tournament defeating Border West 60-9 Tuesday.

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FRAZEE — The Ashby boys’ basketball team could not get its footing in Monday’s game against Frazee as the Hornets claimed a 64-36 win.

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.

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.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team welcome in Little Eight Conference foe Ashby Monday. The Arrows used offensive surges to take down the hosting Tigers 75-63.

BATTLE LAKE — After trailing at halftime, the visiting Ashby boys’ basketball team used a second-half rally to defeat the Battle Lake Battlers in a Little Eight Conference showdown 63-50 Thursday.

ASHBY — In a high-scoring affair, the Ashby boys’ basketball team picked up a 102-79 victory over the Swanville Bulldogs Thursday.

The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team held a 23-20 lead at the half, but the visiting Ashby Arrows rallied in the second to claim a 40-31 victory Friday.

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.

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.

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.

The Little Eight Conference announced its 2019 All-Conference volleyball team recently. Underwood’s Brooke Hovland and Ally Johnson, and Jenna Fabre of Rothsay were named to the first team, while Kayla Rocholl of Underwood, Jayna Gronewold of Rothsay, Grace Van Erp of Battle Lake, and Mackenzie Foss of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy were named to the second […]

BARRETT — The West Central Area/Ashby Knights cruised to a 42-6 victory over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in the Section 6AA playoffs Tuesday. The Knights got on the board midway through the first quarter as quarterback Jaden Norby ran the ball in from 4 yards out. Norby would convert the 2-point play to take an 8-0 […]

The Minnesota High School football playoffs will get underway Tuesday with several area teams looking to extend their season. The Fergus Falls Otters received the No. 4 seed and will host East Grand Forks (No. 5) at 6 p.m. Tuesday. In Section 6A, the Underwood Rockets received the No. 1 seed and will receive a […]

The Hillcrest volleyball teamed celebrated a milestone and a victory as the Comets defeated the Ashby Arrows (25-19, 25-19, 23-25, 17-25, 15-12) Tuesday. Mackenzie Foss recorded her 1,000th dig, the first-ever for a Hillcrest player. She had 28 digs, 8 service points, and 3 kills on the night. Teammate Hope Adams lead all Hillcrest hitters […]

BARRETT — The Staples-Motley Cardinals traveled to Barrett on an unusual Thursday homecoming game for the West Central Area/Ashby football team. Despite an early lead, the hosting Knights could not prevent a late score from their visitor as the Cardinals won a 16-12 showdown. While the Friday forecast was not good, Thursday wasn’t much better. […]

WHEATON — The visiting Ashby volleyball team could not hold off the momentum of the Wheaton Warriors as the home team swept the Arrows 25-22, 25-8, 25-16 Thursday. Ashby’s Cailey Schlosser was 11-for-11 with two aces from the service line, while teammate Taleeyah Johnson recorded nine digs in the game. The Arrows will look to […]

ROTHSAY — The hosting Rothsay volleyball team cruised to a three-set victory (25-9, 25-19, 25-11) over the Ashby Arrows Thursday. The Arrows were led on defense by Celi Nelson and Amelia Barry. Nelson had 11 digs, while Barry chipped in 10. Teammates Anissa Heinrich and Courtney Koefod each recorded a service ace in the game. […]

ASHBY — The Underwood volleyball team picked up a Little Eight Conference victory over the hosting Ashby Arrows 25-13, 25-14, 25-7 Tuesday. “Our team came out focused and played aggressive volleyball,” Diane Ross said. ”Ashby puts up a good middle block and we hit well against it.” The Rockets were led on the attack by […]

BARRETT — The West Central Area/Ashby football team put points on the board early and held off the charging Pillager Huskies late to claim at 28-22 victory Friday. The Knights jumped out to an early lead as Jaden Norby called his own number twice in the first quarter. Norby would take the ball in from […]

ASHBY — The Ashby volleyball team could not overcome an early deficit as Parkers Prairie claimed a three-set win (25-9, 25-11, 25-23) Tuesday. Amelia Barry led the team in digs, while teammate Courtney Koefod added 10 of her own. The Arrows will host the Hillcrest Comets at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

HANCOCK — In a thrilling five-set battle, the hosting Hancock Owls edged the Ashby Arrows 25-10, 9-25, 25-14, 17-25, 15-7 Thursday. “We came out struggling to put things together in the first match but found a groove in the second and we pushed through with great serving,” Arrows head coach Hayley Stevens said. “We are […]

BARRETT — The West Central Area volleyball team took to its home court Tuesday to take on the Ashby Arrows in the 2019 season opener. The Knights showed no rust as they swept through the Arrows 25-14, 25-20, 25-13. “The Knights came out strong with a serving run right out of the gate by Kaleigh […]

The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wrestling team participated in the Malecek team wrestling camp in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin June 24-27. “We walked away from the Malecek team camp placing in the top 14 out of 70 teams and going 5-3 in the duals,” WCA coach Brandon Gruchow said. “More importantly, our wrestlers found a new level […]

SEBEKA — The Section 6A – Subsection 22 boys and girls track meet was held Thursday with the top five individuals and top two relay teams advance to the section meet in Fergus Falls Thursday, May 30. The Otter Tail Central girls’ team saw several members advance to the section meet. Jorga Gabrielson and Grace […]

ELBOW LAKE — Described as a picture-perfect day by West Central Area girls’ golf coach Kari Kreft, the teams of the Quad County Conference took the course at Tipsinah Mounds in search of team and individual success Monday. The Otters Tail Central girls team would win the meet shooting a team score of 385. West […]

ELBOW LAKE — The West Central Area girls’ golf team welcomed in its Quad County Conference competition Monday for a meet at Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course. The Otter Tail Central girls’ golf team won the meet with a 391 team score. Ortonville (409), West Central Area (413) and Hillcrest (430) rounded out the teams. Otter […]

ELBOW LAKE — The Hillcrest boys’ golf team claimed a victory at a Quad County Conference meet at Tipsinah Mounds Tuesday. The Comets shot a team score of 322 followed by Otter Tail Central (322), Underwood (352), Ortonville (367), Border West (367), Rothsay (387), West Central Area (393), Ashby (411), Pillager (418) and LPGE/Browerville (428). […]

BATTLE LAKE —Hillcrest boy’s golf team picked up a Quad County Conference win Thursday as the Comets competed at Balmoral Golf Course. The Comets won with a team score of 353, followed by Ortonville (360) and Underwood (363).  Otter Tail Central (373), Rothsay (404), LPGE/Browerville (416), Border West (434), Pillager (439), West Central Area (450) […]

ASHBY —The hosting Ashby baseball team cruised to a doubleheader sweep over the Hillcrest Comets Friday. In Game 1, the Arrows saw Jaden Norby and Miles Hoff pitch a combined no-hitter to claim a 26-0 victory. Noah Johnson had a strong game from the plate for Ashby going 2-for-3 with a grand slam and six […]

ASHBY — The Pelican Rapids softball team picked up an 18-15 victory against the Ashby Arrows Thursday. Sarah Thompson led the Vikings at the plate with three hits and three runs scored, while Grace Peterson ripped two hits and scored two runs. from the Sylvia Pesch picked up the win on the mound going five […]

ASHBY —  A pitching duel ensued in the game between the hosting Ashby Arrows and Border West Monday. But it would be the visitor that found runs late in the game to pick up a 2-0 victory. “Both teams were strong on the hill on Monday, but Border West was just a little bit stronger […]

Ashby took the lead late in the game in a 13-2 victory over Sebeka on Monday.  The game was 3-2 with the Arrows batting in the top of the fifth when Torin  Olson tripled on a 0-2 count, scoring three runs. Scott Johnson led the Arrows to victory by driving in five runs.  He went […]

MOORHEAD — The Fergus Falls and Ashby/Brandon-Evansville track and field teams took to indoor competition Friday as they competed at a meet at Concordia College. For the Otter girls, the team saw several top-three finishes at the meet and took third behind Alexandria (191) and Moorhead (142.5) with a 110 score. Audrey Mudford claimed two […]

The Little Eight Conference announced its annual boys’ and girls’ basketball all-conference team. For the boys, Hillcrest’s Sander Frustol and Gabriel Preston, as well as Ashby’s Scott Johnson were named to the first team. Second team recognition went to Battle Lake’s Nick VanErp and Riley Leabo, and Ashby’s Jaden Norby, while third team nods went […]

ST. PAUL — At the conclusion of the state individual wrestling tournament Saturday, Fergus Falls, Otter Tail Central and West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville each had a member finish in the top four of the tourney at the Xcel Energy Center. Fergus Falls wrestler Dustin Portales would finish fourth in the 285-pound division at the Class AA […]

ST. PAUL — After a whirlwind of wrestling matches Friday at the Xcel Energy Center, Fergus Falls’ Dustin Portales and West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville’s Wyatt Olson advanced to the semifinals at the Minnesota State High School League’s Individual State Wrestling Tournament Friday. Portales had a tough draw in the opening match in the Class AA tournament […]

ASHBY — The Ashby boys’ basketball team ended its regular season with a 54-47 loss to the Ortonville Trojans Thursday. The Trojans came out ready to go and built a 29-19 halftime lead. Despite an increase in scoring from the Arrows, Ashby could not mount a comeback. Christian Norby led Ashby in scoring with 16 […]

The 2019 Minnesota State High School League Individual Wrestling Tournament kicks off today with 12 local wrestlers hitting the mat in search of championship glory. In Class AA, Fergus Falls’ Dustin Portales (32-2) will make his second consecutive appearance in the state tournament. “It’s really an awesome accomplishment for Dustin being a two-time section champ […]

GRACEVILLE — The Ashby boys’ basketball team cruised to a 72-41 victory over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Tuesday. The Arrows built a 33-22 halftime lead and pushed the score higher in the second half on the way to the win. Scott Johson led the Arrows with 21 points followed by teammates Jaden Norby (20) and Christian Norby (17). […]