HENNING — The Henning boys’ basketball team had a strong night putting triple figures on the visiting Sebeka Trojans 107-44 Thursday.

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PILLAGER — The Henning boys’ basketball team overcame a slow start to rattle off 40 second-half points on the way to a 63-41 Park Region Conference victory over Pillager Tuesday.

ROTHSAY — The Henning boys’ basketball team got its season off to a good start as it defeated the hosting Rothsay Tigers 74-41 Tuesday.

ST. PAUL — The Henning volleyball team saw its season come to an end as they fell in five sets to the  Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa  Jaguars (26-24, 24-26, 18-25, 25-15, 15-12) in the state Class A consolation semifinals Friday at the Xcel Energy Center.

ST. PAUL — The Henning volleyball team saw its championship run come to an end Thursday as Waterville-Elysian-Morristown won the Class A quarterfinal matchup 3-0 (25-11, 25-21, 25-18).

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, […]

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 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 […]

BATTLE LAKE — The Henning Hornets stung their way to victory over the Battle Lake Battlers 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-14) on Tuesday night. Grace Van Erp led Battle Lake with 10 digs, six kills and three blocks followed by Makenna Tysdal finishing with 13 digs and Kate Christensen contributing eight kills in the victory. The […]



HENNING — The Henning volleyball team took care of business Tuesday in its season opener as it handed the Underwood Rockets a three-set loss 25-9, 25-13, 25-19. “We didn’t have a very good start to the season,” Rockets head coach Diane Ross said. “We got off to a bad start and couldn’t recover.  By the […]

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 […]

ST. PAUL — After the final finish line had been crossed, the Pelican Rapids 4×400 team stood tall at the top of the podium as Maddie Guler, Abby Syverson, Tatianna Wiley and Chloe Paulson won the event at the Minnesota State High School League Track and Field Meet at Hamline University Saturday. The 4×400 team […]

ST. PAUL — On Friday, the 2019 Minnesota State Track and Field Meet kicked off at Hamline University. In Class AA, Fergus Falls athletes Ainsley Hanson and Sabrina Fronning took part in the first day of the meet. Hanson would finish 10th overall in the high jump with a leap of 5-foot-2-inches, while Fronning just […]

The Otter Tail Central baseball team had quite the weekend hosted by Stalker Lake Golf Course.  To start the weekend the baseball boosters held a 4 person scramble in which Stalker Lake Golf Course hosted 10 teams.  Throughout the scramble there were various events in order to raise proceeds for the baseball teams at Otter […]

PERHAM — The Otter Tail Central boys’ golf team advanced two members to the Class A state meet after competing at Perham Lakeside Golf Course in the Section 6A meet Thursday. Noah Chase (157) and Jackson Nyhus (163) each advanced to the state meet. Chase put together a first-day 78, followed by a 79, while […]

PERHAM — Pelican Rapids’ Ellie Johnson and Otter Tail Central’s Grace Nyhus each punched their ticket at the Section 6A girls’ golf meet to the Class A state meet Thursday at Perham Lakeside Golf Course. Johnson (195) would improve on a first-day 102 with a Day 2 93 to finish in seventh place, while Nyhus […]

PERHAM — After the first day of the Section 6A meet on Wednesday at Perham Lakeside, the Otter Tail Central and Pelican Rapids girls’ golf teams are looking to make a move in an attempt to advance to the Class A state tournament. Park Christian currently is running away with the meet with a team […]

PERHAM — The Hillcrest, Underwood, Otter Tail Central and Pelican Rapids boys’ golf teams hit the links at Perham Lakeside for the first day of the Section 6A meet Wednesday. The Hillcrest Comets are currently in fourth with a score of 343. Pine River-Backus and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley-Laporte are tied at the top with 335 score, while […]

PERHAM — With a six-run first inning, the hosting Perham Yellowjackets took control of a Section 8AA playoff game with the Otter Tail Central baseball team on the way to a 10-3 victory. The Bulldogs struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Perham as the Yellowjackets totaled 13 hits in the game. The Bulldogs did […]

SEBEKA — The Section 6A – Subsection 22 boys and girls track meet was held Thursday with the top five individuals and top two relay teams advance to the section meet in Fergus Falls Thursday, May 30. The Otter Tail Central girls’ team saw several members advance to the section meet. Jorga Gabrielson and Grace […]

BATTLE LAKE — The West Central Area baseball team rode the pitching of starter Teigen Moritz to a 4-2 victory over the Otter Tail Central Bulldogs Thursday. Moritz would surrender two runs on two hits over 6 1/3 innings, while striking out nine. Tanner Bennett would get the save as he got the last two […]

PELICAN RAPIDS —The hosting Pelican Rapids baseball team saw member Reggie Funk play hero for the Vikings as an RBI-single in the bottom of the eighth inning to upend the Otter Tail Central Bulldogs 7-6 Monday. The Vikings jumped out to an early lead as Damien Britten knocked in a run in the bottom of the […]

BATTLE LAKE — The Otter Tail Central baseball team could not rally from behind as the visiting Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines picked up a 10-4 victory Friday. The Bulldogs struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Wadena-Deer Creek, giving up ten runs. Drake Larsen took the loss for Bulldogs. He went five innings, allowing eight runs […]

ELBOW LAKE — The West Central Area girls’ golf team welcomed in its Quad County Conference competition Monday for a meet at Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course. The Otter Tail Central girls’ golf team won the meet with a 391 team score. Ortonville (409), West Central Area (413) and Hillcrest (430) rounded out the teams. Otter […]

PARKERS PRAIRIE — The Otter Tail Central baseball played tight with the hosting Parkers Prairie Panthers, but late runs game the home team a 10-6 win Monday. Dylan Trana and Drake Larsen each collected multiple hits for the Bulldogs in the game. Larsen took the loss on the mound pitching 5 1/3 innings, striking out […]

PILLAGER — The Otter Tail Central baseball team grabbed an early lead Friday and did not look back as the Bulldogs upended the Pillager Huskies 7-4. The Bulldogs took command of the game with four runs in the second inning. In the second, Kayne Cameron singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, Nik Gardin […]

ELBOW LAKE — The Hillcrest boys’ golf team claimed a victory at a Quad County Conference meet at Tipsinah Mounds Tuesday. The Comets shot a team score of 322 followed by Otter Tail Central (322), Underwood (352), Ortonville (367), Border West (367), Rothsay (387), West Central Area (393), Ashby (411), Pillager (418) and LPGE/Browerville (428). […]

BATTLE LAKE — The Otter Tail Central Bulldogs could not hold off a late charge by the visiting Parkers Prairie Panthers as the Bulldogs fell 11-6 Monday. With the Bulldogs holding a 6-4 lead, the Panthers would pounce and score seven runs in the final inning to pick up the victory. Nate Stavaas took the […]

SEBEKA — The Otter Tail Central baseball team battled an extra-inning extravaganza against Sebeka Thursday. The Bulldogs would outlast the host team as they picked up a 7-5 victory. The two teams would trade runs in the early going as the Bulldogs scored a run in the first inning, but the Trojans tied the game […]

LONG PRAIRIE — The Otter Tail Central girls’ golf team won the Quad County Conference title  Thursday. The Bulldogs would shoot a team score of 454, followed by Pillager (481) and Hillcrest (501). OTC’s Adysen Tysdal took home medalist honors shooting a 93. Teammate Grace Nyhus (109) would finish in fourth, while Makena Kenyon (116) and […]

BATTLE LAKE — A blistering final few innings saw the hosting Otter Tail Central baseball team hold on to a 9-8 victory over the visiting Menahga Braves Tuesday. With the game tied 6-6, the Bulldogs saw Nate Stavaas, Andy Weniger and Dylan Trana each knock in a run to give the home team a 9-6 […]

BATTLE LAKE — The WCA Knights had a successful evening as they golfed in their first Quad County Conference meet on Thursday, April 25 at Balmoral. Jessica St. Martin placed third in the meet with a score of 100.  St. Martin managed to stay out of any real trouble, avoiding penalty strokes.  She was a […]

BATTLE LAKE —Hillcrest boy’s golf team picked up a Quad County Conference win Thursday as the Comets competed at Balmoral Golf Course. The Comets won with a team score of 353, followed by Ortonville (360) and Underwood (363).  Otter Tail Central (373), Rothsay (404), LPGE/Browerville (416), Border West (434), Pillager (439), West Central Area (450) […]

BATTLE LAKE —The Otter Tail Central baseball team could not get a hold of Kolby Kiser’s pitches as the Sebeka product led the Trojans to an 8-0 win Monday. Drake Larsen took the loss for the Bulldogs pitching six innings, allowing three earned runs and striking out eight hitters. Larsen also had OTC’s lone hit […]

BATTLE LAKE —The Otter Tail Central baseball team fought a back and forth battle with the Pillager Huskies Tuesday. But after the dust settled, the Huskies would leave the diamond with a 4-3 victory. The Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead in the first inning as Cole Brandner hit a sacrifice fly that plated […]

MINNEAPOLIS — The Henning boys’ basketball team claimed the Class A Minnesota State Boys’ Basketball championship Saturday as they defeated Northwoods 67-42 at the Target Center. Henning was off and running in the first half, building a lead by as many as 25 points before settling on a 36-17 advantage at the half. Hitting cruise […]

MINNEAPOLIS — The Henning boys’ basketball team claimed the Class A Minnesota State Boys’ Basketball championship Saturday as they defeated Northwoods 67-42 at the Target Center. Henning was off and running in the first half, building a lead by as many as 25 points before settling on a 36-17 advantage at the half. Hitting cruise […]

MINNEAPOLIS — The Henning boys’ basketball team is a game away from hoisting the Class A state title as the Hornets defeated Spring Grove 67-34 in the state semifinals at the Target Center Friday. The Hornets came out on fire in the first half making around 75 percent of their shots from the field. With […]

MINNEAPOLIS — The Henning boys’ basketball team was triumphant in its Class A state quarterfinal against Christ’s Household of Faith  63-56 Thursday at Williams Arena. The Hornets would hold a 32-31 lead at the break, but saw the Lions build a six-point lead midway through the second half. Henning would regroup and find its offense […]

The Otter Tail Central baseball team will host their second annual steak/fish fry Saturday, March 23 from 5-8 p.m. at the Underwood American Legion. In 2018, the team sold out 150 steaks and also sold all of their 25 fish fillets. “We still had many people to feed, so the Legion was gracious enough to […]

MORRIS — The Henning boys’ basketball team punched its ticket to the Class A boys’ state basketball tournament Friday as the Hornets defeated Parkers Prairie 60-58. With the game looked to be in the hands of the Panthers until a 13-1 run by the Hornets, brought on by tough defensive pressure, jolted Henning to the […]

PERHAM — The Henning boys’ basketball team cruised past Mahnomen-Waubun in Wednesday’s Section 6A semifinal game 82-52. The Hornets were led in scoring by Sam Fisher with 19 points, while teammates Blake Wallevand (17) and Isaac Fisher (12) were also in double figures. The Hornets will now take on the Parkers Prairie Panthers in the […]

PERHAM — In an epic Section 6A playoff battle, the Henning boys’ basketball team edged the Hillcrest Comets 54-52 Monday. The Comets came out strong in the first half as they built a 28-24 lead before the break. The top-seeded Hornets rallied from behind as they upended the Comets to pick up the playoff victory. […]

ST. PAUL — At the conclusion of the state individual wrestling tournament Saturday, Fergus Falls, Otter Tail Central and West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville each had a member finish in the top four of the tourney at the Xcel Energy Center. Fergus Falls wrestler Dustin Portales would finish fourth in the 285-pound division at the Class AA […]

ST. PAUL — After a whirlwind of wrestling matches Friday at the Xcel Energy Center, Fergus Falls’ Dustin Portales and West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville’s Wyatt Olson advanced to the semifinals at the Minnesota State High School League’s Individual State Wrestling Tournament Friday. Portales had a tough draw in the opening match in the Class AA tournament […]

The 2019 Minnesota State High School League Individual Wrestling Tournament kicks off today with 12 local wrestlers hitting the mat in search of championship glory. In Class AA, Fergus Falls’ Dustin Portales (32-2) will make his second consecutive appearance in the state tournament. “It’s really an awesome accomplishment for Dustin being a two-time section champ […]

WADENA — The Otter Tail Central wrestling team had a historic day at the Section 6A individual tournament as they sent seven wrestlers to the Class A state tournament at the Xcel Energy Center Friday and Saturday. After falling short in the Section 6A team tournament, the Bulldogs saw three wrestlers win weight classes and […]

The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team played host to the Henning Hornets Thursday. The Hornets were not cordial visitor as they handed the Comets a 49-34 loss. “We played great defense, but then would give up an offensive rebound and Henning did a great job converting rebounds into points,” Comets head coach Hannah Clark said. Olivia […]

BERTHA — The Otter Tail Central wrestling team picked up a pair of dual wins Tuesday as they took on the Breckenridge Cowboys and the Border West Buccaneers. The Bulldogs would defeat the Cowboys 60-12, while OTC handed Border West a 67-6 loss. The Bulldogs will now prepare for the beginning of the Section 6 […]

BELGRADE — The Otter Tail Central wrestling team took sixth place at a very competitive Jaguar Invitational held at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. In attendance was No. 1 ranked (Class A) Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville, No. 3 (Class A) Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, No. 10 (Class A) Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, and the “lean and mean” Becker, Thief River Falls and the Bulldogs. The […]

BARRETT — The Fergus Falls Otters, Pelican Rapids Vikings, Otter Tail Central Bulldogs and other wrestling teams traveled to compete at hosts West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville’s Grant County Invite Saturday. Opening its season on the road, the Otters wrestling team saw two members capture titles in Kaden Hartwell (152-pound) and Dustin Portales (285). Hartwell went 3-0, […]

UNDERWOOD —The visiting Henning boys’ basketball team stormed the court putting up 3-pointers and field goals as the Underwood Rockets struggled to play catchup as the Hornets claimed a 76-39 victory Thursday. The first half showcased a strong offensive and defensive presence by the Hornets as they left the home team reeling at the break […]

EVANSVILLE — The Brandon-Evansville boys’ basketball team saw the visiting Henning Hornets take control of its home court Tuesday as the Chargers fell  75-47. Titus Fuller led the offensive scoring for the Chargers with eight points, while Tanner Bitzan grabbed seven rebounds in the game. No stats were reported for the Hornets for the game. […]

FOSSTON — The Otter Tail Central wrestling team took to the mat at Alfred Olson Memorial Invitational Saturday as the Bulldogs saw several top-three finishes at the invite. Cian Buehler and Brien Poser each claimed the top spot in their weight class. Poser cruised through the 120-pound weight division as he received a bye in […]

HENNING — The Brandon-Evansville girls’ basketball team used a strong first half to cruise to a 40-32 victory over the Henning Hornets Thursday. The Chargers possessed an 18-9 lead after the first half and continued to hustle to seal the win. Mikenna Pattrin scored 10 points for the Chargers, while the Hornets were led by […]