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STAPLES — The Pelican Rapids baseball team rebounded for a slow start to top the hosting Staples-Motley Cardinals 13-6 Monday.

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PERHAM — The rematch of last season’s Section 8AA championship lived up to the hype as the Fergus Falls girls’ basketball team took on the defending Pelican Rapids Vikings in the section title game Thursday. But unlike the showdown in 2020, the Vikings wouldn’t need a buzzer-beating 3-pointe…

BARNESVILLE —The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team ‘s fast start could not hold off host Barnesville as the Trojans claimed a 72-60 Section 8AA playoff win Thursday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team picked up a 55-39 Section 8AA playoff victory over Staples-Motley Wednesday.

BRECKENRIDGE — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team closed out their 2021 regular season with a 41-35 Heart O’Lakes Conference victory over Breckenridge Friday and took home their third consecutive HOL title.

PERHAM — The hosting Perham Yellowjackets overcame a halftime deficit to top Heart O’Lakes Conference foe Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team 55-49 Thursday.



The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team celebrated a 48-38 Heart O’Lakes Conference victory Monday as the Vikings upended the Barnesville Trojans.

GLYNDON — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team found themselves in a large hole in the first half and could not get out of it as the hosting Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels claimed a 72-60 Heart O’Lakes Conference victory Friday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — In a Heart O’Lakes Conference overtime thriller, the visiting Breckenridge Cowboys claimed a 79-74 victory over the Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team Friday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — In a showdown between two top teams in the Heart O’Lakes Conference and Section 8AA, the hosting Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team outlasted the visiting Breckenridge Cowgirls 43-41 Friday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team used a second-half surge to top the Hawley Nuggets in a Heart O’Lakes Conference tilt 58-41 Thursday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team held on to a tight 56-52 Heart O’Lakes Conference victory Tuesday as the Vikings upended the Barnesville-Trojans.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The visiting Perham boys’ basketball team put the Pelican Rapids Vikings in a double-digit deficit early on and continued to add pressure the remainder of the game as the Yellowjackets recorded a 70-43 Heart O’Lakes Conference victory Friday.

The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team pushed its record to 6-0 as the Vikings defeated the Hawley Nuggets 56-46 Thursday.

The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team could not hold off the visiting Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebel offense as the Heart O’Lakes Conference rival took home a 77-49 victory Tuesday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — In a Heart O’Lakes Conference showdown, the Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team topped the visiting Perham Yellowjackets 59-51 Friday.

TWIN VALLEY — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team cruised to a 71-40 road victory over Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal Titans Thursday.

FRAZEE — While the snow began to flurry Saturday, so did the Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team’s shooting as the Vikings used their 61% shooting to down the hosting Frazee Hornets 53-31 in a Heart O’Lakes Conference matchup.

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PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team used a big first-half surge to take control of a Heart O’Lakes Conference tilt against the Frazee Hornets Friday and finished with a 71-60 victory.

BRECKENRIDGE — The Breckenridge boys’ basketball team picked up a Heart O’Lakes Conference win Tuesday as the Cowboys defeated the Pelican Rapids Vikings 75-64.

Pelican Rapids senior Anna Stephenson has some great sports memories playing for the Vikings. The three-sport athlete spoke with the Daily Journal about what it means to be a student-athlete and why she believes sports are important.

The Pelican Rapids wrestling team have a plethora of wrestlers with varsity experience returning in 2021. Head coach Harold Holt is excited for the season and will push his team to be one of the top in Section 6A.

Pelican Rapids senior Logan Fahje finished an outstanding senior football season playing for the Vikings in 2020. With sports getting ready to return, Fahje will again take the court for the boys’ basketball team. I spoke with Fahje about his favorite high school sports memory and how import…

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In 2020, sports took a backseat to many over the events happening in news across the world. But while the focus may have been drawn to other places, we take a look back at what happened in the area’s local sports scene in 2020. The selections of each subject is based on the amount of views t…

HAWLEY — The Pelican Rapids volleyball team closed out its season Friday against the hosting Hawley Nuggets. The Vikings could not get “in system” as the Nuggets won 25-20, 25-19, 25-13.

PELICAN RAPIDS — In its final game of the 2020 season, the Pelican Rapids football team used a second-quarter surge to down the Hawley Nuggets 40-14 Friday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids volleyball team closed out their home season Thursday as the Vikings welcomed in Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton. The Rebels would take advantage of the Vikings missing starters to win a three-set match 25-15, 25-17, 25-10.

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.

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PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids volleyball team hosted the Breckenridge Cowgirls Thursday in a Heart O’Lakes Conference tilt. The visiting Cowgirls swept the hosting Vikings in 25-13, 25-16, 25-17.

PELICAN RAPIDS — Closing out its regular season at home Wednesday, the Pelican Rapids football team took advantage of Frazee turnovers as the Vikings picked up a 21-0 victory.

PERHAM — In a Heart O’Lakes Conference tilt, the hosting Perham volleyball team swept the visiting Pelican Rapids Vikings 25-21, 25-17, 25-13 Thursday.

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PELICAN RAPIDS — In a battle of Heart O’Lakes Conference foes, the visiting Barnesville Trojans left the court with a 25-15, 25-13, 25-12 victory over the Pelican Rapids Vikings Monday.

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PELICAN RAPIDS — The hosting Pelican Rapids volleyball team came into Thursday’s game against the Frazee Hornets with a new offense and a few lineup changes. While the match remained close, the visiting Hornets would pick up the three-set win 25-20, 25-23, 25-19.

MOORHEAD — After seeing last week’s game canceled, the Pelican Rapids football team did not show any rust as they compiled 501 yards of offense on the way to a 54-20 victory over Wadena-Deer Creek at Moorhead High School football field Thursday.

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BRECKENRIDGE — After picking up a victory in the first set, the Pelican Rapids volleyball team could not stay in rhythm as the hosting Breckenridge Cowgirls picked up a 21-25, 29-27, 25-17, 25-16 victory Tuesday.

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PELICAN RAPIDS — In a five-set battle with Heart O’Lakes Conference rival Hawley, the Pelican Rapids volleyball team ran out of steam as the Nuggets claimed a 18-25, 19-25, 25-22, 25-15, 15-10 Thursday.

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NEW YORK MILLS — Mistakes, penalties and miscues were in play Wednesday as the hosting New York Mills Eagles held off the Pelican Rapids Vikings for a 21-12 win.

PELICAN RAPIDS — In its first home game of the season, the Pelican Rapids volleyball team could not overcome rival Perham as the Yellowjackets claimed a 25-14, 25-9, 25-17 Tuesday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — In its first action of the season, the Pelican Rapids football team steamrolled past the Ada-Borup Warriors 53-20 Friday.

BARNESVILLE — The Pelican Rapids volleyball team started its 2020 season on the road against Heart O’Lakes Conference foe Barnesville Thursday. The Trojans proved to be too much for the visiting Vikings as Pelican Rapids fell 25-18, 25-16, 25-21.