BATTLE LAKE — The Bulldogs would score first as quarterback Tanner Arndt took off for a 65-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Arndt would take in the two-point conversion to put OTC up 8-0.
BATTLE LAKE — The hosting Battle Lake volleyball team cruised to a three-set victory over the West Central Area Knights Thursday in the season opener 25-19, 25-21, 25-18.
BATTLE LAKE — The West Central Area/Ashby football team shook the rust off after falling behind 18-0 in the first half of its 2020 opening game against Otter Tail Central to rally and win 30-18 Saturday.
The Otter Tail Central cross country teams welcomed in Pelican Rapids and Lake Park-Audubon for a meet Thursday. The Bulldogs would find success as the boys finished first and the girls team took second.
HANCOCK — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team had its season come to an end Thursday as the Hancock Owls defeated the Battlers 61-44.
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.
BERTHA —The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team closed out its regular season Thursday with a 74-37 victory over the Bertha-Hewitt Bears.
UNDERWOOD — The Otter Tail Central Bulldog wrestling team season ended on Friday at the Section 6A final four held in Underwood.
The Otter Tail Central Bulldog wrestling team won the last four meets of the regular season and finished third at the tough Park Region COnference Invitational held at Long Prairie.
BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team topped the visiting Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines 52-33 Tuesday.
The Otter Tail Central Bulldog wrestling team wrestled to a 5-2 duel record this week and captured a first ever pool championship at the Rick Lee Duels held in Bemidji.
The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team welcome in Little Eight Conference rival Battle Lake Friday night. As the game winded down, the visiting Battlers would exit the gymnasium with a 42-28 victory over the Comets.
CASS LAKE — The Otter Tail Central Bulldog wrestling team competed in the 41-team Big Bear Invitational held at Cass Lake High School Dec. 20-21.
PELICAN RAPIDS — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team would rebound from an earlier loss to claim third-place in the Valkyrie Holiday Tournament Friday and Saturday.
HENNING — The Otter Tail Central Bulldogs wrestling team hosted a triangular and a quadrangular, also traveled to Wadena-Deer Creek for a duel before Christmas, improving their season record to 5-3.
BATTLE LAKE — In a meeting between Highway 210 foes, the visiting Henning boys’ basketball team bested the Battle Lake Battlers 76-28 Tuesday.
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.
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.
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 […]
HANCOCK — The Battle Lake volleyball team fell in the opening round of the Section 6A playoffs Monday as the Hancock Owls claimed a three-set (25-13, 27-25, 25-23) victory. Makenna Tysdal recorded 19 digs for the Battlers, while Kate Christensen added 10 kills. The Battlers finish the season with a 7-17 record.
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 […]
HENNING — The Otter Tail Central cross country teams welcomed in area teams to compete in their annual meet at Oakwood Golf Course Tuesday. Wadena-Deer Creek (30) won the girls’ meet followed by Fergus Falls (50) and Otter Tail Central (55). Leading the way for the Otters was Emily Nuss (21:48.86) with a second-place finish, […]
In back-to-back games Monday and Tuesday, the Pelican Rapids volleyball team picked up two victories defeating Battle Lake and Staples-Motley. In Monday’s match, the Vikings downed the Battle Lake Battlers in four sets (21-25, 26-24, 25-23, 26-24). Anna Stephenson and Greta Tollefson led the Vikings in kills with 13 apiece, while Riley Berg (27), Ryley […]
ROTHSAY —The hosting Rothsay volleyball team held off a tenacious Battle Lake team to win in four sets (25-22, 25-19, 23-25, 26-24) Tuesday. “Both teams played very hard tonight,” Tigers head coach Kim Braaten said. “We had ups and downs in all areas but were able to pull through and fight for each game. The […]
PERHAM — Several area cross country teams hit the course at Arvig Park to compete in the Perham Invitational Thursday. In the girls’ meet, Lakeville South would take top honors with a score of 83. Perham (90) would take second followed by Fargo North (107). Fergus Falls (284) took ninth, Pelican Rapids (350) 13th and […]
HENNING — In its homecoming game Friday, the Otter Tail Central football team used a late scoring drive to defeat the previously undefeated West Central Area/Ashby Knights 22-14. The Bulldogs were the first to get on the scoreboard in the game. After trading drives, OTC found its rhythm as they moved the ball down the […]
BATTLE LAKE — The Hillcrest volleyball team may have picked up a first set victory, but the hosting Battle Lake Battlers would claim the match, winning in four sets 20-25, 25-14, 25-23, 25-20 Thursday. “We had a fun night of volleyball despite a ton of unforced errors on both sides of the net,” Comets head […]
BATTLE LAKE — The Otter Tail Central football team was looking to get back to its winning ways Friday as it welcome in a familiar foe in Breckenridge. The Cowboys used a first-half lead to hit cruise control on the game as the Bulldogs fell 35-8. Breckenridge would get on the board in the first […]
The visiting Rothsay volleyball team roared to life Thursday evening besting the Battle Lake Battlers at home in four sets (25-14, 22-25, 25-22, 25-19) led by a highly charged offensive attack behind sound serving. “The Tigers had a great night of finding the court on offense tonight. We were careful where we placed the ball […]
PELICAN RAPIDS — On Saturday, the Pelican Rapids volleyball team welcomed in five teams for their annual volleyball tournament. When the dust finally settled the Breckenridge Cowgirls claimed the tournament title. The Pelican Rapids Vikings opened the day against the Rothsay Tigers. A strong back and forth battled between the two teams saw the end […]
STAPLES — The Fergus Falls and Otter Tail Central girls’ and boys’ cross country teams kicked off their 2019 season competing in the Central Minnesota River Run at Vintage Golf Course Monday. After both varsity races were run, the Otter girls’ and boys’ teams each finished in third, while OTC saw its girls’ team place […]
BATTLE LAKE — Based on attendance during the 14th annual Otter Tail Central Bulldog Wrestling Camp at Battle Lake School — July 8-11 from 6-8 p.m. — interest in wrestling has never been higher. For just $30 area grapplers (K-12) taking part in the camp had the opportunity to get instruction and feedback from world-class […]
BECKER — The Class A boys’ and girls’ state golf meet wrapped up Wednesday at Pebble Creek. In the girls’ meet, West Central Area’s Jessica St. Martin finished in 31st with a 191 two-day total, posting a 96 in the second day of the meet. Pelican Rapids’ Ellie Johnson (196) finished in 40th overall as […]
BECKER — The 2019 Minnesota State High School League Class A Boys’ and Girls’ Golf tournaments got underway Tuesday at Pebble Creek. Otter Tail Central’s Noah Chase got off to a solid start at the meet as he shot a Day 1 81 to put him tied for 14th. Teammate Jackson Nyhus (88) finished the […]