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Although the basketball season came to a close for Rothsay multisport athlete Ethan Curtis Thursday against Henning in the playoffs, there’s still plenty of competing left for him to do as he now shifts his attention to the spring sports. 

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.

By the time this writing goes to print Rothsay multisport athlete, Noah Fiedler and the rest of the Tigers boys’ basketball team will know if they continue on into the playoffs or not. Regardless of the outcome Thursday against Henning, Noah’s positive influence and leadership helped energiz…

During the 2020 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, held at Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria, several individuals, organizations and tourism businesses were recognized with Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards for their contributions to the state’s $16 billion travel industry.  Otter Tail County e…

This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

ROTHSAY — In a battle of Little Eight Conference and Section 6A foes, the hosting Rothsay boys’ basketball team would do just enough to stave off the Underwood Rockets for a 61-56 victory in the section playoffs Monday.

Rothsay Tigers multisport athlete Jenna Fabre enjoys being apart of the team. As a senior leader, teammates rely on her to help lead the way and provide guidance. With the basketball season wrapping up, Fabre will set her sights on playing softball for the Tigers this spring.

Rothsay Tigers multisport athlete Jayna Gronewold is one of the most accomplished girls’ basketball players in the history of the school. Regardless of the outcome of Thursday’s playoff game against the top-seeded Henning Hornets one thing’s certain, Jayna will lead by example as she continu…

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team fell behind in the first half and could not recover as the visiting Lake Park-Audubon Raiders took home a 61-42 win Monday.

A sense of excitement shot through the air as Jenna Fabre hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 11 seconds remaining to give the Rothsay girls’ basketball team a 64-63 victory over the Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal Titans in Friday’s Section 6A playoff matchup.



WHEATON — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team held a slim halftime lead, but saw the hosting Wheaton Warriors start the second half hot and never looked back as the Tigers fell 66-58 Thursday.

UNDERWOOD — The Underwood boys’ basketball team would split in back-to-back games over the last two days as they fell to Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal Monday, but rebounded with a win over Rothsay Tuesday.

BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team would claim a 62-44 Little Eight Conference victory over the Underwood Rockets Friday.

BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team found its offensive groove as they upended the visiting Rothsay Tigers 61-33 in a Little Eight Conference showdown Tuesday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team struggled to fin their offensive groove as the visiting Hancock Owls claimed a 72-52 victory Monday.

The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team could not overcome an early first-half deficit as the visiting Rothsay Tigers took home a 53-40 Little Eight Conference victory Thursday.

NEW YORK MILLS — The Rothsay boy’s basketball team could not overcome a recent rash of injuries as the hosting New York Mills Eagles recorded an 83-41 win.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team celebrated its seniors, Ethan Curtis and Noah Fielder, at Monday’s game. The visiting Park Christian Falcons would spoil the celebration as they defeated the Tigers 92-66.

GRACEVILLE — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team picked up a 59-45 victory over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Friday.

BRANDON — The Brandon-Evansville boys’ basketball team cruised to a 53-32 Little Eight Conference win over Rothsay Friday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team recorded its fifth win of the season as the Tigers topped Little Eight Conference foe Brandon-Evansville 48-43 Thursday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team would lay claim to a 64-50 Little Eight Conference win Tuesday as the Tigers defeated the Underwood Rockets.

ROTHSAY — In a Little Eight Conference showdown, the Hillcrest boys’ basketball team would lay claim to a 63-50 victory over the Rothsay Tigers Tuesday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team welcome in Little Eight Conference foe Ashby Monday. The Arrows used offensive surges to take down the hosting Tigers 75-63.

BATTLE LAKE — In a battle of Little Eight Conference rivals, the Battle Lake girls’ basketball team topped the Rothsay Tigers 49-48 in overtime Friday.

PARKERS PRAIRIE — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team began 2020 on the road against Little Eight Conference opponent the Parkers Prairie Panthers Thursday. The Panthers would open up with a first-half surge and continue to lay claim to the court as they defeated the Tigers 64.36.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team struggled from the floor shooting 24% as the visiting Parkers Prairie Panthers took home a 65-38 Little Eight Conference victory Tuesday.

BARNESVILLE — The hosting Barnesville boys’ basketball team used a double-digit first half lead to cruise to a 80-46 victory over the Rothsay Tigers Tuesday.

ASHBY — The Ashby boys’ basketball used a first half lead to soar past the visiting Rothsay Tigers 70-45 in Little Eight Conference action Thursday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team struggled to find its rhythm in the second half as the visiting Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines took home a 59-49 win Thursday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team picked up its first win of the season as the Tigers defeated Little Eight Conference rival Ashby 62-36 Tuesday.

WAUBUN — The Mahnomen/Waubun boys’ basketball team grabbed an early 12-0 lead and rode it to a 56-27 victory over the visiting Rothsay Tigers Saturday.

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

The Little Eight Conference announced its 2019 All-Conference volleyball team recently. Underwood’s Brooke Hovland and Ally Johnson, and Jenna Fabre of Rothsay were named to the first team, while Kayla Rocholl of Underwood, Jayna Gronewold of Rothsay, Grace Van Erp of Battle Lake, and Mackenzie Foss of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy were named to the second […]

TWIN VALLEY —  The Rothsay volleyball team had its season come to an end Monday as the Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal Titans won a three-set match 25-20, 25-14, 25-18. Kenadi Carlsrud led the Tigers with 10 kills, while teammates Summer Wigdahl (12), Lilly Wheelright  (11) and Jenna Fabre (10) were in double figures in digs. The […]

The Underwood volleyball team hosted its annual invitational tournament Thursday. The Rockets finished fifth overall, while Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley defeated New York Mills (25-20, 25-22) to win the invitational title. Underwood would go 1-2 in pool play as they fell to Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (25-9, 25-21) and Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley (25-20, 25-27, 15-12), but defeated Verndal (25-12, 25-23). The Rockets would […]

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 […]

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay football team closed out its regular season at home against the Verndale Pirates Wednesday. When the dust settled, the Pirates celebrated a 44-6 victory. The Pirates took command of the game early as they built a 30-0 lead. The Tigers would score their lone touchdown late in the second quarter as […]

ROTHSAY — The hosting Rothsay volleyball team used their speed on offense to upend the visiting West Central Area Knights in four sets (28-26, 25-20, 17-25, 25-12) Tuesday. Kenadi Carlsrud led the attack for the Tigers with 18 kills, while teammate Jenna Fabre chipped in 14. Fabre would lead the team in digs with 22 […]

ROTHSAY —The hosting Rothsay volleyball team held off a tenacious Battle Lake team to win in four sets (25-22, 25-19, 23-25, 26-24) Tuesday. “Both teams played very hard tonight,” Tigers head coach Kim Braaten said. “We had ups and downs in all areas but were able to pull through and fight for each game. The […]

ROTHSAY — The hosting Rothsay volleyball team welcome in the Hillcrest Comets for its Block Out Cancer Game to honor Eric Rudh, who is battling Stage 2 throat cancer. The Tigers did not disappoint the home crowd as they defeated the Comets (25-12, 25-14, 27-25) in three sets. “We played as a team tonight and […]

ROTHSAY — The hosting Rothsay volleyball team cruised to a three-set victory (25-9, 25-19, 25-11) over the Ashby Arrows Thursday. The Arrows were led on defense by Celi Nelson and Amelia Barry. Nelson had 11 digs, while Barry chipped in 10. Teammates Anissa Heinrich and Courtney Koefod each recorded a service ace in the game. […]

The Hillcrest football team hoped that Friday would be a pleasant 9-man showdown in front of their home crowd. The visiting Rothsay Tigers had different ideas as they handed the Comets a 36-15 loss. The Tigers Tanner Heier hit Noah Fielder for a 1-yard touchdown near the end fo the first quarter. Colby Larson would […]

The visiting Rothsay volleyball team roared to life Thursday evening besting the Battle Lake Battlers at home in four sets (25-14, 22-25, 25-22, 25-19) led by a highly charged offensive attack behind sound serving. “The Tigers had a great night of finding the court on offense tonight. We were careful where we placed the ball […]

It took the Rothsay Tigers volleyball team four games to extinguish the visiting Hillcrest Comets in Tuesday’s matchup between Little Eight Conference foes. After dropping the first set 25-14 the Tigers rallied back winning three straight — 25-19, 25-18, 25-20 — to send the Comets packing. “We had a phenomenal night of playing as a […]

PELICAN RAPIDS — On Saturday, the Pelican Rapids volleyball team welcomed in five teams for their annual volleyball tournament. When the dust finally settled the Breckenridge Cowgirls claimed the tournament title. The Pelican Rapids Vikings opened the day against the Rothsay Tigers. A strong back and forth battled between the two teams saw the end […]

The visiting Brandon-Evansville Chargers volleyball team zapped Rothsay in three straight (25-12, 25-18, 26-24) while the Tigers showed a wealth of untapped potential in the final set Thursday. On offense, the Tigers were led by Jenna Fabre with seven kills, followed by Kenadi Carlsrud with five and both Summer Wigdahl and Jayna Gronewold with four […]

ELBOW LAKE — Described as a picture-perfect day by West Central Area girls’ golf coach Kari Kreft, the teams of the Quad County Conference took the course at Tipsinah Mounds in search of team and individual success Monday. The Otters Tail Central girls team would win the meet shooting a team score of 385. West […]

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 —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) […]