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ST. PAUL — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team closed out its season Thursday with a 59-45 victory over Concordia Academy in the Class AA state tournament at Concordia University in St. Paul.

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 — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team’s season came to an end Saturday as the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels won a Section 8AA playoff game 67-57 at Concordia College.

MOORHEAD — After struggling in the first half of play in the Section 8AA semifinal Wednesday, the Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team found its groove as a second-half offensive blitz helped the Vikings top the Hawley Nuggets 51-42.



MOORHEAD — Taking their perfect record onto the Concordia College court Saturday, the Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team was in for a fight as the Vikings took on the Crookston Pirates in the Section 8AA playoffs. After a thrilling game that was still in the balance in the final two minut…

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.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The undefeated Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team continued its winning ways Thursday as the Vikings defeated Barnesville 50-39 in the Section 8AA playoffs.

Pelican Rapids multisport athlete Abby Syverson is a member of the currently undefeated Vikings girls’ basketball team as well as a state champion track runner. With the playoffs fast approaching Abby’s experience performing under pressure will be an invaluable asset to the team. 

Pelican Rapids multisport athlete David Johnston is a four-time state cross-country competitor who carries his gifted athleticism over to the basketball court. As the boys’ basketball playoffs loom near David thinks that after some late-season adjustments to their defense the Vikings should …

Pelican Rapids multisport athlete Kirby Nelson is well-spoken and articulate, traits he carries over into the sports arena as a competitor for the Vikings. With the regular basketball season drawing to a close Kirby will be a player to watch come playoff time.  

MOORHEAD — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team recorded its fourth consecutive victory on Saturday as it defeated the hosting Park Christian Falcons 66-47.

Pelican Rapids multisport athlete Matt “Matty Z” Ziebell is a standout wrestler for Pelican Rapids known for his smothering style and strong clinch game. With the postseason fast approaching, as a multiple state entrant, Ziebell will be one of Pelican Rapids’ best chances at bringing home a …

Pelican Rapids multisport athlete Logan Petznick is a senior on this season’s boys’ basketball team. With an overall record of 12-7 (as of this writing) the Vikings will depend on Petznick for his level-headedness and leadership to help guide them through the final stanza of the season and i…

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Hillcrest boys’ basketball team traveled to take on the Pelican Rapids Vikings Monday. The Vikings held off a Comets second-half surge to claim a 80-70 victory.

Pelican Rapids multisport athlete Ryley Paulson is a member of the undefeated Vikings girls’ basketball team with a current record of 19-0. As one of three seniors on this year’s squad Riley’s experience will be invaluable during postseason play.  

Pelican Rapids multisport athlete Maddie Guler is already a decorated state champion in the sport of track and field. Now in her senior year of basketball with the girls’ team still undefeated this late in the season, Maddie may just add another state title to her resume. 

PELICAN RAPIDS — In a battle of on-court rivals in the Heart O’Lakes Conference, the visiting Perham boys’ basketball team bested the Pelican Rapids Vikings 75-68 Thursday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team moved its undefeated record to 16 as the Vikings topped Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 65-49 Tuesday.

PELICAN RAPIDS —The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team could not overcome an early deficit as Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal picked up a 57-27 victory Thursday.

BRECKENRIDGE — In a battle of Heart O’Lakes Conference rivals, the hosting Breckenridge boys’ basketball team upended the Pelican Rapids Vikings 77-74 in overtime Tuesday.

MOORHEAD — Continuing their strong play, the Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team claimed their 13th straight win over New York Mills 44-32 at Concordia College Saturday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — Shooting 51% from the field, the Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team picked up a 54-28 victory over Heart O’Lakes Conference foe Breckenridge Tuesday.

PARK RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team were active defensively Monday as they defeated the Park Rapids Panthers 69-40.

The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team picked up a 72-65 victory over Heart O’Lakes Conference victory over the Hawley Nuggets Thursday.

HAWLEY — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team held on to a Heart O’Lakes Conference victory Tuesday as the Vikings defeated the Hawley Nuggets 49-48.

BARNESVILLE — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team could not hold off a second-half run by Heart O’Lakes Conference foe Barnesville as the Vikings fell 74-57 Friday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team cruised to a 53-29 victory over Heart O’Lakes Conference foe East Grand Forks Green Wave Thursday.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids wrestling team ran into tough competition Tuesday as they hosted Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton and Frazee.

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team held on to win a Heart O’Lakes Conference tilt against Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 72-70 Tuesday.

GLYNDON — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team held on to win a Heart O’Lakes Conference bout with Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 66-64 Friday.

On Friday evening, the lights will be turned on and the crowd will be roaring as the Underwood football team takes the field at the Fargodome in search of the Section 6A title Friday at 5:30 p.m. The Rockets posted a 7-1 record during the regular season and went on to receive the top seed […]

PELICAN RAPIDS — In a rematch of a high-scoring regular season affair, the Pelican Rapids football team used two fourth-quarter touchdowns to top the Frazee Hornets 22-14 Saturday. The Viking took an early lead in the first quarter as quarterback McHale Korf snuck the ball into the endzone from a yard out. Pelican Rapids failed […]

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids football team took advantage of turnovers in their Section 8AA playoff game against United North Central Tuesday as the Vikings claimed a 40-12 win. The Vikings got on the board early in the first quarter as the Warriors fumbled and gave the home team the ball. Pelican Rapids’ Matt […]

MENAHGA — The Pelican Rapids volleyball team battled back and forth against Menahga in the Section 6A playoffs Monday, but the home team would be the one that picked up the four-set victory (25-23, 18-25, 25-17, 25-13). “We knew the game was going to come down to who made the least amount of mistakes and […]

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 […]

PELICAN RAPIDS — The visiting Breckenridge Cowgirls spoiled the Pelican Rapids volleyball team’s Senior Night as they galloped away with a three-set (25-12, 25-20, 25-18) victory. “We honored our wonderful senior players and managers and their parents tonight,” Vikings head coach Heidi Isaman said. “Senior members of the volleyball program are Ryley Paulson, Riley Berg, […]

PELICAN RAPIDS — In a Heart O’Lakes Conference battle, the hosting Pelican Rapids volleyball team came out with the short end of the stick as the Barnesville Trojans picked up a four-set victory (25-17, 25-14, 12-25, 25-9) Thursday. Ryley Paulson (14), Riley Berg (13) and Anna Stephenson (13) led the Vikings in digs, while teammate […]

In back-to-back games Monday and Tuesday, the Pelican Rapids volleyball team picked up two victories defeating Battle Lake and Staples-Motley. In Monday’s match, the Vikings downed the Battle Lake Battlers in four sets (21-25, 26-24, 25-23, 26-24). Anna Stephenson and Greta Tollefson led the Vikings in kills with 13 apiece, while Riley Berg (27), Ryley […]

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 […]