In non-conference and non-section action, on Feb. 27, the Pelican Rapids boys basketball team came up just short, 73-69, to the Cougars of Ada-Borup-West. The two sides were tied at 33 after the first 18 minutes of play.
Henning guard Tyson Misegades had a strong week, leading his team to the section championship game versus Border West. In three games last week, he scored 49 points, including 24 against Hillcrest (on Mar. 13).
In a Heart O’ Lakes conference boys basketball contest, on Feb. 21, the Barnesville Trojans overcame a six point deficit at halftime to defeat the Pelican Rapids Vikings, 58-48. It was 26-20 after the first 18 minutes.
In Heart O’ Lakes Conference boys basketball, on Feb. 9, the Rebels of Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton held the Pelican Rapids Vikings in check, in a 59-46 victory. DGF held a 33-21 lead after the first 18 minutes.
Hosting the Breckenridge Cowboys, in Heart O’ Lakes conference boys basketball, on Jan. 19, the Pelican Rapids Vikings delivered a victory for the home crowd, 70-57. Pelican held a modest 33-28 halftime lead.
Participating in the 2023 Crossover Classic, hosted by the Perham Yellowjackets, on Jan. 14, the Pelican Rapids Vikings boys basketball team had a tale of two halves, as they fell to the Grovers of Oak Grove, 58-52.
The Pelican Rapids Vikings boys basketball team picked up a hard fought 64-59 victory over the Green Wave of East Grand Forks, on Jan. 3. Pelican held a seven point lead after the first 18 minutes, 35-28.
The West Central Area Knights boys basketball team defeated the Pelican Rapids Vikings 64-62 to win the Pelican Rapids Holiday tournament championship, on Dec. 29. The Knights trailed just about the entire way for the second night in a row. Down eight points with three minutes to go, the Kni…
Taking on the New York Mills Eagles, at the 2022 Minnesota National Bank Classic Holiday Tournament, the host Pelican Rapids Vikings boys basketball team turned a tight halftime lead into a 74-49 victory. It was 36-28 after the first 18.
In Heart O’ Lakes boys basketball, on Dec. 20, the Pelican Rapids Vikings rallied from a halftime deficit but ultimately fell to the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels, 66-64. DGF held a 45-32 lead at the break.
The Pelican Rapids Vikings and Fergus Falls Otters boys basketball teams capped off the 2022 Cobber Winter Classic, on Dec. 17, as the two Section 8AA foes battled at Memorial Auditorium, on the campus of Concordia College, in Moorhead. In the end, it was the Vikings who came away with a 44-…
The Pelican Rapids Vikings girls basketball team shot a solid 46.8% from the floor on Nov. 29, as they picked up a 54-49 win at Menahga. Pelican led 26-21 at the break and won the rebounding battle, 36-32.