ST. MICHAEL — The Fergus Falls Otters saw three members of their track and field team place at the Class AA state meet Saturday.

ELBOW LAKE — The West Central Area boys’ golf team claimed the Quad County Conference title  Monday as they won the conference championship at Tipsinah Mounds.

The West Central Area boys’ golf team took four out of the six medal spots as the Knights competed in a Quad County Conference meet at Pebble Lake Golf Course Thursday.

BATTLE LAKE — In a meet at Balmoral Golf Course, the West Central Area boys’ and Otter Tail Central girls’ teams celebrated a meet win Thursday.

ELBOW LAKE — The West Central Area golf teams hosted Otter Tail Central, Hillcrest, Underwood, Ashby, Rothsay, Pillager and Border West in a home meet Thursday. The Knight boys would come away with a team victory, while the OTC girls’ team captured the girls team title.

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The Hillcrest boys’ basketball team defended their home court Thursday in a Section 6A playoff tilt against the Rothsay Tigers. The Comets built a big lead that the Tigers could not overcome as the host advanced with a 68-53 win.

In the first half, the two teams looked to find their offensive grooves. The Comets were slightly more successful as they went into the break up 25-20.

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BATTLE LAKE — With a fast start, the Battle Lake boys’ basketball team picked up a 64-48 Little Eight Conference win over the visiting Rothsay Tigers Monday.

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ROTHSAY — The hosting Rothsay boys’ basketball team struggled in the second half of play as the Parkers Prairie Panthers claimed a 74-49 Little Eight Conference win Thursday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team welcomed in the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines Monday. The visiting Wolverines took command of the game in the first half and never reliquished it as they defeated the Tigers 63-30.

ROTHSAY — In a Little Eight Conference matchup Friday, the Hillcrest boys’ basketball team used stifling defense to cruise to a 63-29 victory over the hosting Rothsay Tigers.

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UNDERWOOD — The hosting Underwood girls’ basketball team found its groove as the Rockets picked up a 60-36 Little Eight Conference win over the Rothsay Tigers Thursday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team took control early and held on to a 61-57 victory over the Battle Lake Battlers Tuesday.

PARKERS PRAIRIE — The visiting Rothsay boys’ basketball saw host Parkers Prairie jump out to an early 16-0 lead and never relinquish it as the Panthers picked up a 84-72 Little Eight Conference win.

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The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team picked up a much needed Little Eight Conference victory Thursday as the Comets defeated the hosting Rothsay Tigers 50-39.

ROTHSAY — A battle between two Little Eight Conference foes ended in overtime as the visiting Battle Lake girls’ basketball team upended the Rothsay Tigers 60-55.

MOORHEAD — As the clock expired, Rothsay’s Colby Larson celebrated as his shot went into the basket to put the Tigers 48-46 over the hosting Park Christian Falcons.

ROTHSAY — With the game in the balance, Brandon-Evansville’s Titus Fuller tossed up a 3-pointer from 30 feet at the buzzer as the visiting Chargers defeated the Rothsay boys’ basketball team 43-40 Friday.

ASHBY — In a showdown between Little Eight Conference rivals, the hosting Ashby boys’ basketball team proved to be too much to handle as they defeated the Rothsay Tigers 74-43 Tuesday.

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ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team claimed a 54-43 victory Thursday over non-conference foe Ortonville Trojans.

ROTHSAY — The visiting Ashby girls’ basketball team went on the road Tuesday for a Little Eight Conference matchup against the Rothsay Tigers. It would be the strong shooting of the visitor that led to a 51-43 Arrows win.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team used a strong first-half offensive push to top Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal 59-52 Saturday.

ROTHSAY — A big first half gave the hosting Rothsay boys’ basketball team an opening season victory over Little Eight Conference foe Underwood 49-37 Friday.

Rothsay senior Colby Larson will be looking forward to the 2021 basketball season as he helps lead the Tigers back on the court. I spoke with Larson on what it means to be a student-athlete and his favorite high school sports memory.

Rothsay senior Lilly Wheelright is one of the many athletes who were happy to have a season this past fall. Despite the pandemic, the Tiger volleyball player was happy to be a part of the 2020 Rothsay team. The Daily Journal spoke with Wheelright about what sports means to her and her favori…

The Little Eight Conference recently announced its conference volleyball awards. Brandon-Evansville went undefeated (6-0) in conference play and won the LEC title. The Chargers’ Bailey Schaefer was named conference MVP and head coach Kelly Olson received Coach of the Year honors.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay volleyball team wrapped its 2020 season Friday night hosting the Lake Park-Audubon Raiders. After a close first set, the Raiders swept the Tigers 26-24, 25-10, 25-14.

ASHBY — The Rothsay volleyball team clipped Little Eight Conference foe Ashby 25-20, 26-24, 24-26, 25-20 Thursday.

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ASHBY — The Rothsay volleyball team clipped Little Eight Conference foe Ashby 25-20, 26-24, 24-26, 25-20 Thursday.

ROTHSAY — The hosting Rothsay volleyball team continues to battle short-handed but the visiting Wheaton Warriors would claim a three-set sweep (25-18, 30-28, 25-14) Thursday.

ROTHSAY — The visiting Hancock volleyball team cruised to a three-set victory (25-15, 25-14, 25-14) over the Rothsay Tigers Tuesday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay football team closed out its 2020 home season Friday with a 28-14 victory over Sebeka.

ORTONVILLE — The Rothsay volleyball team claimed a three-set sweep (25-20, 25-22, 25-15) over the hosting Ortonville Trojans Monday.

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay football team hosted its first home game of the 2020 season as the Tigers welcomed in the Hancock Owls. The Owls spoiled the Tigers home opener as Hancock claimed a 50-0 win.

ROTHSAY — The Hillcrest volleyball team used consistency to upend Little Eight Conference foe Rothsay as the Comets captured a three-set (25-19, 25-16, 25-21) victory Thursday.

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ROTHSAY — The Underwood volleyball team used a balanced attack against Little Eight Conference rival Rothsay Tuesday as the Rockets picked up a three-set (25-19, 25-23, 25-15) victory.

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ROTHSAY — The Rothsay volleyball team fought hard for a three-set victory over Little Eight Conference rival Ashby Friday as the Tigers defeated the Arrows 25-20, 25-20, 27-25.

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BATTLE LAKE — The hosting Battle Lake volleyball team came out with a lot of energy as they swept the Rothsay Tigers 25-10, 25-11, 25-13 Thursday.

ERSKINE — In a cold and windy game, the Rothsay Tigers football team dominated Lake of the Woods 32-6 on a neutral field Wednesday.

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ROTHSAY — The Rothsay volleyball team entertained Little Eight Conference foe Brandon-Evansville Tuesday in the Tigers home opener. The visiting Chargers made themselves at home as they handed the Tigers a three-set loss (25-15, 25-18, 25-11).

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GRACEVILLE — In their first action of the 2020 season, the Rothsay volleyball team could not overcome host Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley  as the Tigers fell Thursday 25-15, 25-14, 25-12.

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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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