WILLMAR — The Fergus Falls girls’ hockey team fell in a big hole in the first period and could not climb its way out as the hosting Willmar Cardinals skated away with a 6-4 victory Thursday.
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.
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.
The Fergus Falls girls’ basketball team trounced the home team Detroit Lakes Lakers Tuesday, 72-25.
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.
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.
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.
The Fergus Falls boys’ swimming and diving team kicked off its season with a win in the Tom Uvaas Invitational at Kennedy Secondary School pool Saturday.
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…
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.
The visiting Fergus Falls girls’ basketball team came out to play against the Warriors in Brainerd Tuesday evening fighting back from an early deficit that saw the Otters down 16-4 at one point in the first half to rally for the win 53-34.
DETROIT LAKES — The Fergus Falls girls’ hockey team road a second period offensive explosion and the strong defense of goalie Ana Jyrkas as the Otters defeated the hosting Detroit Lakes Lakers 6-0 Tuesday.
Fergus Falls single-sport athlete Liz Mattson’s experience and competitive style of play is an asset the girls’ hockey team will need to cultivate a return trip to state. With plenty of time still left in the season Liz’s influence during the remainder of the schedule with be vital for future wins.
The Fergus Falls boys' basketball game against the Moorhead Spuds on Saturday has been postponed due to weather. The game will be rescheduled for a later date.
Fergus Falls Otters girls’ hockey team member and single-sport athlete Vivian Karsnia is one of five seniors tasked with leading a talented girls’ hockey team with goals of making a return trip to the state tournament. Although the early season is still in its infancy, Vivian will be one of …
The Fergus Falls girls’ basketball team came out of the gate slow in their home opener against the Albany Huskies Tuesday, but a surge in the second half pushed the Otters to their first victory of the season 56-47.
The Fergus Falls High School bowlers were on the road Saturday and Sunday, competing in the first of four postseason weekends.
The early season homestand has not been a fruitful one for the Fergus Falls girls’ hockey team. Tuesday’s contest against Sartell/Sauk Rapids-Rice did not change the narrative as the Otters could not get its offense on track, falling 4-1.
HOPKINS — The No. 7 (Class AA) Fergus Falls girls’ basketball team got a big test in their first game of the season as they took on the No. 2 (Class AAAA) Wayzata Trojans Friday at the Lindbergh Center in Hopkins. The Otters did their best but an abundance of turnovers led to an 87-48 loss.
As the Fergus Falls girls’ hockey team kicks off the beginning of its schedule, single-sport athlete Chloe Nelson is ready for whatever challenges the season brings. As one of five seniors on the team, Chloe’s leadership and experience will be an invaluable asset for the Otters as the beginn…
As the Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team prepares for the start of the season Saturday, Nov. 30 against Moorhead at Moorhead State University (starts at 4 p.m.), Otters multisport athlete Ethan Olson shared his early impressions of how practices have been going and his thoughts on the end o…
The Fergus Falls volleyball team closed out its season with the Otters annual awards banquet.
The Fergus Falls girls’ hockey team could not take advantage of its power-play opportunities as the visiting Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars picked up a 3-2 victory in the season opener Saturday.
Fergus Falls swimmer Emilie Carlson advanced to the Class A State Girls’ Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center after finishing as runner-up in the 200 IM at the Section 8A meet Saturday.
With Fergus Falls ending its volleyball run Tuesday in Wadena against Pequot Lakes, single-sport athlete Kaylee Ridler took some time out of her busy schedule to reflect on the season and talk about what she sees for the future of the program. Plans after graduation: Attend NDSCS. Field of study: Undecided — possibly photography. Sport: […]
WADENA — The Fergus Falls volleyball team put up a fight against the top-seeded Pequot Lakes Patriots in the Section 8AA tournament Tuesday. But the Otters could not string enough points together as they fell in three sets 25-20, 25-22, 25-18. “They have some really nice offensive weapons,” Otters head coach Renee Erickson said. “If […]
The Fergus Falls High School bowling regular season wrapped up in Perham on Sunday, with the Otters finishing on top of the varsity and junior varsity divisions. The Otter varsity finished the season tied with New York Mills at 14-4, with the first tiebreaker being game wins for the season, the Otters record of 66-24 […]
ALEXANDRIA — The Fergus Falls girls’ swimming and diving team hit the pool for the Central Lakes Conference Championships Saturday. Sartell-St. Stephen (576.5) would claim top honors, while Brainerd (362) and Alexandria (323) rounded out the top three. The Otters would finish eighth overall with a team score of 70.5. “What a fast meet we […]
GLYNDON — The Fergus Falls football team could not find an answer for top-seeded Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels Saturday as the Otters fell 35-7 in the Section 8AAA playoffs. The Rebels got off to a good start as Carter Kohler and Cade Sogge each recorded rushing touchdowns. Kohler would score from 17 yards out, while Sogge plunged […]
PERHAM — A strong defensive night helped the Fergus Falls volleyball team defeat the Perham Yellowjackets 28-26, 26-24, 25-20 in the Section 8AA playoffs Friday. “It helped to get confidence in that first playoff win,” Otters head coach Renee Erickson said of what led to Friday’s victory. We really focused on communication, hunger and finishing. […]
COLD SPRING — The Fergus Falls cross country teams competed at the Section 8AA meet in Cold Spring Thursday. The Fergus Falls girls’ team would finish 11th overall with a 299 score, while Alexandria (42), Willmar (49) and Rocori (56) went one-two-three. “Our Otter girls ran excellent races on a beautiful fall day for sections,” […]
With today’s (Oct. 26) swimming conference championships in Alexandria, single-sport athlete Alanna Keller — who has competed at the state swim meet previously in 2017 — is poised once again to contribute to the team’s success both in and out of the water. Parents: Lee and Missy Keller Sport(s): Swimming. Plans after graduation: University (undecided). […]
As a member of the Fergus Falls girls’ swim team single-sport athlete, Brinn Donais has experienced what all high school swimmers strive to achieve — a trip to state — and with it a bird’s-eye view of what it takes to be a successful swimmer. With the season coming to a close Brinn will have […]
The Fergus Falls football team held on to a 25-20 victory over East Grand Forks in the first round of the Section 8AAA playoffs Tuesday. Their focus now turns to the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels, a team that defeated the Otters earlier this season. I spoke with head coach Steve Olson about the matchup and the plan […]
The Fergus Falls volleyball team opened up the Section 8AA playoffs with a three-set sweep (25-18, 25-22, 25-20) over th hosting Staples-Motley Cardinals Wednesday. “We have been waiting to have a night like this,” Otters head coach Renee Erickson said. “We came into the game with a few goals: communicate, play hungry and finish. We […]
In a Section 8AAA playoff battle, the Fergus Falls football team outlasted the visiting East Grand Forks Green Wave 25-20 Tuesday. The Otters opened up the scoring in the first quarter as quarterback Ethan Olson found Cody Norgren for a 7-yard touchdown. Fergus Falls missed the point after to put the score at 6-0. The […]
The Fergus Falls football team wrapped up their regular season with a 4-4 record and will host a home playoff game today. The Otters welcome East Grand Forks, a team they defeated 19-6 earlier in the season. I spoke with Fergus Falls head coach Steve Olson about what to expect from the Green Wave this time […]
As the Fergus Falls girls’ swim team readies for the final stanza of the season with the conference championship in Alexandria Oct. 26, single-sport athlete Chloe Schindler, known for her competitive spirit, will be a name to keep an eye on. Parents: Dan and Mary Beth Schindler. Sport(s): Swim. Plans after graduation: A university (undecided). […]