The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team will return a plethora of young, experience players in 2021.
The Midwest Blue Subdistrict gave out its annual football awards recently as several members of West Central Area/Ashby and Otter Tail Central were recognized.
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.
The Battle Lake girls’ basketball team finished the 2019-20 season with a 8-17 record.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]