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When you think of schools, it is a place where children go to shape and strengthen their brain through learning. Lessons, projects and tests are the equipment used to make the mind strong. But while the primary focus of schools is education, it can also be a place that lays the foundation, c…

With Otters girls’ basketball coming to a close at the hands of Pelican Rapids in the final seconds of last week’s playoff game in Moorhead —  Fergus Falls multisport athlete Gretchen Davis, one of the team’s hardest workers — reflects on the season and the future of the program.

As the Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team prepares to take on Perham tonight (March 13) in playoff action at Concordia College in Moorhead for a chance to compete in the state tournament, Otters multisport athlete Jacob Spangler is confident all the hard work the team has been investing in w…


As the Minnesota State High School League’s (MSHLS) winter sports season is coming to a close with section and state playoffs, the MSHSL announced that it would be limiting attendees to the remaining slate of tournament games beginning Friday.

MOORHEAD — Playing the in the quarterfinal round of Section 8AA, the Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team used a 10-0 run to open the second half and close out a 62-45 victory over Warroad at Concordia College Saturday.

Thursday night’s Section 8AA playoff matchup between the hosting Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team and the visiting Menahga Braves got out of hand in the first few minutes as the Otters went on to win 70-31.

The Detroit Lakes/Perham/New York Mills girls’ bowling team won the Central NW Conference Tournament on Sunday at their home lanes, earning a spot at the GMHSB state tournament.  They will be joined by the Fergus Falls Maroon team, who picked up an at-large invitation by way of their 8-1 reg…

MOORHEAD — It didn’t take long for the Fergus Falls girls’ basketball team to gain the edge in Saturday’s Section 8AA playoff game against Park Rapids Area. After falling behind in the first minute, the strong defensive effort and skilled shooting of the Otters allowed the team to cruise to …

ST. CLOUD — In the final game of the regular season, the Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team would battle against Central Lakes Conference foe St. Cloud Apollo. The second game of two was just as thrilling as the first but the outcome would remain the same as the Otters claimed a 57-52 victor…

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.

Fergus Falls multisport athlete Brock Kotschevar is an athlete of few words choosing instead to do his talking on the competitive field. With Otters boys’ basketball clinching the Central Lakes Conference title it’s guaranteed Brock will do plenty more talking in the playoffs. 

ST. CLOUD — The Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team have played in a number of thriller lately and Tuesday night was no different as Brock Kotschevar would hit a runner as time expired to give the Otters a 52-50 victory over Central Lakes Conference foe St. Cloud Tech Tigers.

BEMIDJI — The Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team picked up another thrilling victory Saturday as the Otters defeated the hosting Bemidji Lumberjacks 67-62 in overtime.

The Fergus Falls Maroon girls’ bowling team will take a 6-0 record into the final week of regular season competition after sweeping all three matches in Detroit Lakes on Sunday.  Fergus Falls Gold is tied for third place with Detroit Lakes/Perham/New York Mills.

BRAINERD — Dominic Aguilar reeled back and fired a shot from three-point range. As the ball flew through the air, the crowd took a breathe and as the buzzer sounded the Fergus Falls boys' basketball team would leave the court with a 70-69 victory over the hosting Brainerd Warriors Thursday.

CALLAWAY — In a great day for Nordic skiing, Fergus Falls skier Tucker Henkes punched his ticket to the state tournament as he finished 11th overall at the Section 8 meet at Maplelag Resort Tuesday.

The Fergus Falls gymnastics team recorded a season-high team score Tuesday, but the visiting Perham Yellowjackets would claim the win as they defeated the Otters 145.575-134.55.

The Fergus Falls boys’ basketball team continued their recent hot streak as the Otters picked up their fourth straight win topping the Rocori Spartans 74-55 for a Central Lakes Conference victory Friday.

The Fergus Falls boys’ swimming and diving team picked up a Central Lakes Conference victory in their final regular-season dual Thursday as the Otters topped St. Cloud Apollo 109-76.

The Fergus Falls gymnastics team went back and forth with visiting Sauk Rapids-Rice, but it would be the Storm that would steal a 130.65-130.25 Central Lakes Conference victory Thursday.