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PARKERS PRAIRIE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team’s season came to an end Thursday as the Parkers Prairie Panthers won a Section 6A playoff game 78-62.

PARKERS PRAIRIE — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team could not get a foothold in a Section 6A playoff tilt against Parkers Prairie Wednesday as the Panthers defeated the Battlers 66-24.

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UNDERWOOD — The Underwood girls’ basketball team used stifling defense to limit the visiting Battle Lake Battlers for a 51-30 Little Eight Conference win Monday.

BATTLE LAKE —The West Central Area boys’ basketball team used a balanced scoring attack to upend the hosting Battle Lake Battlers 74-46 Thursday.

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BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team saw visiting Brandon-Evansville attempt a surge in the second half but a big run closed the door on the Chargers as the Battlers claimed a 54-38 Little Eight Conference win Friday.

The Otter Tail Central Bulldog wrestling team went 2-1 as they wrestled the last two home meets of the year and look to close out the year on the road at the end of February. 

BATTLE LAKE — The Hillcrest boys’ basketball team used its defensive prowess to upend Little Eight Conference rival Battle Lake 57-41 Tuesday.



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BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team ran into a hot Hancock Owls team as the visitor claimed their 10th consecutive victory 66-35 Monday.

UNDERWOOD — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team forced 30 turnovers on the way to a 77-45 Little Eight Conference victory over the hosting Underwood Rockets Friday.

BATTLE LAKE — An early deficit didn’t phase the visiting West Central Area girls’ basketball team Tuesday as the Knights handed the hosting Battle Lake Battlers a 70-55 loss.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team took control early and held on to a 61-57 victory over the Battle Lake Battlers Tuesday.

BATTLE LAKE — The visiting Ashby boys’ basketball team made quick work of the hosting Battle Lake Battlers Friday as the Arrows picked up their sixth consecutive win with a 79-44 Little Eight Conference victory.

ROTHSAY — A battle between two Little Eight Conference foes ended in overtime as the visiting Battle Lake girls’ basketball team upended the Rothsay Tigers 60-55.

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PARKERS PRAIRIE — In a Little Eight Conference tilt, the hosting Parkers Prairie Panthers used its depth to top the Battle Lake girls’ basketball team 68-47 Tuesday.

BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team opened its season on a positive note as the Battlers upended Little Eight Conference foe Brandon-Evansville 61-50 Thursday.

The Little Eight Conference recently announced its conference volleyball awards. Brandon-Evansville went undefeated (6-0) in conference play and won the LEC title. The Chargers’ Bailey Schaefer was named conference MVP and head coach Kelly Olson received Coach of the Year honors.

BATTLE LAKE — The Pelican Rapids volleyball team set voyage to take on the Battle Lake Battlers in its first nonconference match of the season Monday. After falling in the first set, the Vikings rebounded winning three straight sets to claim a 23-25, 28-26, 25-22, 25-15.

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HENNING — A strong ground performance by the Otter Tail Central football team Wednesday saw two running backs rush for over 100 yards and the home team pick up a 30-19 victory over the Hawley Nuggets.

ASHBY — In a showdown between Little Eight Conference foes, the visiting Battle Lake volleyball team swept past the Ashby Arrows 25-17, 25-19, 28-26 Thursday.

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The visiting Battle Lake volleyball team took advantage of the Hillcrest Comets lineup change Tuesday as the Battlers claimed a 25-20, 25-16, 25-21 victory.

CROOKSTON — The Otter Tail Central football team’s defense was stellar Friday as they held the Crookston Pirates to 90 yards on the way to a 32-0 victory.

CROOKSTON — The Otter Tail Central football team’s defense was stellar Friday as they held the Crookston Pirates to 90 yards on the way to a 32-0 victory.

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BATTLE LAKE — The hosting Battle Lake volleyball team came out with a lot of energy as they swept the Rothsay Tigers 25-10, 25-11, 25-13 Thursday.

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UNDERWOOD — The Underwood volleyball team claimed its first win of the season as it upended Little Eight Conference foe Battle Lake in three sets (25-18, 28-26, 25-21) Monday.

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.

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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.

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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.

HANCOCK — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team saw its season come to an end Thursday as the Hancock Owls claimed a 50-39 victory in the Section 6A playoffs.

BERTHA —The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team closed out its regular season Thursday with a 74-37 victory over the Bertha-Hewitt Bears.

BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team would claim a 62-44 Little Eight Conference victory over the Underwood Rockets Friday.

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BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team found its offensive groove as they upended the visiting Rothsay Tigers 61-33 in a Little Eight Conference showdown Tuesday.

MORRIS — The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team attempted to make a second-half run but the Wheaton Warriors would hold on to defeat the Battlers 56-46 Saturday.

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BATTLE LAKE — In a thrilling Little Eight Conference matchup Thursday, the hosting Battle Lake boys’ basketball team pulled away in overtime to defeat the Hillcrest Comets 59-53.

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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. 

After holding a 22-20 lead at the break, the Battle Lake boys’ basketball team saw the visiting Hancock Owls rally to claim a 69-52 win Friday.

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.

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