With both boys’ and girls’ Henning Hornets basketball teams qualifying for the state tournament this year, and unfortunately, both teams ending their seasons early — for the girls (29-2), in the semifinals and for the returning state champion boys’ team (29-1), in the section playoffs — in r…

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Henning girls’ basketball team saw the sharpshooting of Megan Weber give them  an early lead as the Hornets downed the Fillmore Central Falcons 69-56 Thursday in the Class A state quarterfinal at the University of Minnesota’s Maturi Pavilion.

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.

PERHAM — The Henning boys’ basketball team made quick work of the New York Mills Eagles Saturday as the Hornets won a Section 6A playoff game 85-48.

MORRIS — The Henning girls’ basketball team punched its ticket to the Class A state tournament Friday as they rallied past the West Central Area Knights to claim the Section 6A title 56-50 Friday at the University of Minnesota - Morris.

HENNING — The defending Class A state champion Henning boys’ basketball team began their path back to the state tournament Thursday as the Hornets defeated the Rothsay Tigers 82-32 in the first round of the Section 6A playoffs.

MORRIS — In what was a low-scoring affair, the Henning girls’ basketball team punched its ticket to the Section 6A title game Wednesday as they scored the final 12 points to upend the Underwood Rockets 38-28.



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.

HENNING — The Henning boys basketball team picked up another win on the season as the Hornets defeated Verndale 76-37.

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. 

HENNING — With making 60% of their shots, the hosting Henning boys’ basketball team cruised to an 85-58 victory over Menahga Thursday.

HENNING — The Henning boys’ basketball team recorded its 14th victory as the Hornets defeated the Bertha-Hewitt Bears 71-34 Tuesday.

VERNDALE — The Henning boys’ basketball team would make seven 3-pointers as they downed New York Mills 77-41 Saturday.

WADENA — The Henning boys’ basketball team picked up its third straight victory Tuesday as the Hornets topped hosting Wadena-Deer Creek 73-40.

The Henning boys’ basketball team would claim back-to-back victories in its games on Friday and Saturday as the Hornets took on Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal and Ada-Borup West.

In a battle of undefeateds, the Henning boys’ basketball team kept Brandon-Evansville in check, holding the Chargers to 12 first-half points, on the way to a 60-49 victory Saturday.

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

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 […]