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.

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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) […]

The Little Eight Conference announced its annual boys’ and girls’ basketball all-conference team. For the boys, Hillcrest’s Sander Frustol and Gabriel Preston, as well as Ashby’s Scott Johnson were named to the first team. Second team recognition went to Battle Lake’s Nick VanErp and Riley Leabo, and Ashby’s Jaden Norby, while third team nods went […]

MOORHEAD — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team’s season ended Monday night as the hosting Park Christian Falcons topped the Tigers 54-51 in a Section 6A playoff matchup. The Tigers would hold a 25-22 lead into the break, but the Falcons would overcome the deficit to pick up the win and continue their season. Parker Keep led the […]

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team continued a very impressive season Thursday as the Vikings handed the visiting Rothsay Tigers an 87-49 Section 6A playoff loss. The Vikings held command throughout the game as they put five players in double figures. Greta Tollefson led Pelican Rapids with 17 points, while teammates Adrianna […]

TWIN VALLEY — In a Section 6A playoff game, the visiting Rothsay girls’ basketball team upended the hosting Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal Titans 57-54 Monday. Jayna Gronewold had a big game for the Tigers as she scored 35 points and celebrated her 1,000th career point in the win. The Tigers will now travel to take on […]

ROTHSAY — Despite trailing by 20 points at one point in the game, the Rothsay girls’ basketball team did not give up and  battled back in the second half in its game against the Ortonville Trojans. The Trojans lead proved to be too much as the Tigers fell 79-64 Thursday. Jenna Fabre led the Tigers […]

BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team claimed a 76-52 Little Eight Conference victory Friday as the Battlers topped the visiting Rothsay Tigers. Brennan Amundson led the Battlers with 21 points, while teammate Riley Leabo dropped in 19 tallies. Cole Brandner and Brady VanErp each chipped in 10 points in the win. Rothsay […]

ROTHSAY — The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team could not match the intensity of Little Eight Conference foe Rothsay Friday as the Tigers picked up a 71-36 victory. “Rothsay came ready to play and we were caught on our heels the majority of the game,” Comets head coach Hannah Clark said. “We had way too many […]

ROTHSAY —The Rothsay boys’ basketball team could not hold off visiting New York Mills as the Eagles topped the Tigers 63-52 Thursday. Parker Keep led the Tigers with 16 points, while teammate Tanner Tollerud dropped in 10 points.

ROTHSAY — The Hillcrest boys’ basketball team found its rhythm early on in Friday’s game against the Rothsay Tigers as the Comets cruised to a 63-26 Little Eight Conference victory. The Comets took command of the game in the first half as they outscored the Tigers 36-17. Hillcrest turned up the defensive heat in the […]

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team picked up a 75-73 double overtime victory over visiting Wheaton/Herman Norcross Thursday. The Tigers held a 31-24 lead at the break but saw the Warriors battle back into the game to tie it before the end of regulation. Still tied after one overtime, Rothsay finally picked up the […]

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball picked up their second win of the season as they topped Battle Lake 67-53. Jayna Gronewold led the Tigers with 26 points, while teammate Jenna Fabre added 19 tallies. The Tigers will travel to take on Hillcrest at 7:15 p.m. Friday, while the Battlers will host Henning at 7:15 […]

ASHBY — The Ashby boys’ basketball placed four players in double figures on the way to a 70-47 victory over the Rothsay Tigers Thursday. Noah Johnson led the Arrows with 20 points, while Scott Johnson (14), Christian Norby (12) and Jaden Norby (10) were also in double figures. Jaden Norby recorded a double-double adding 14 […]

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay boys’ basketball team played host to the reigning Section 6A champion Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds Saturday. The champs proved to be too tough for the Tigers as they took home a 70-48 win. Ethan Curtis led the Tigers in scoring with 13 points, while Tanner Heier dished out six assists in the game. […]

ROTHSAY —In a close battle, the Rothsay girls’ basketball team edged the visiting Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds 52-49 for its first win Saturday. Jenna Fabre led the Tigers with 24 points, while teammate Jayna Gronewold chipped in 16 points. Madison Tillman grabbed nine rebounds in the win. The Tigers will look to keep the momentum going as […]

ROTHSAY — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team picked up a 55-47 victory over Section 6A opponent Rothsay Thursday. McHale Korf led the Vikings with 22 points, while teammates Eli Sytsma and Jayden Rutherford added 13 and 10, respectively. Rothsay’s Tanner Tollerud had a team-high 14 points, while Parker Keep and Tanner Heier both reached […]

The Little Eight Conference announced their 2018 All-Conference volleyball team recently. Underwood’s Emma Fitzgibbons was named the conference’s MVP and given first-team honors, while teammates Shaynah Smith and Kayla Rocholl were named to the second team. The Hillcrest Comets saw Olivia Foss, MacKenzie Foss and Hanna Brennhaug given second-team honors with Alida Viksoy given honorable […]

ULEN — The Rothsay football team had its season come to an end as the Ulen-Hitterdal/Norman County East Titans upended the Tigers 34-8 in a Section 6, 9-man playoff bout Saturday. Colby Larson would put the Tigers on the board early with a rushing touchdown, but the Titans would control the rest of the game. […]

Tuesday evening will kick off the 2018 football playoffs in the area with several teams looking to continue or change their regular-season outlook. The Fergus Falls Otters will play host to the Rocori Spartans (1-7) at 7 p.m. in a Section 8AAAA matchup. In 9-man football, the Underwood Rockets will play host to Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley at […]

BERTHA — The Rothsay football team ended the season on a sour note Wednesday as the hosting Bertha-Hewitt Bears downed the Tigers 52-12. The Tiger offense started the night with the ball with good field position on the 43 yard line but an interception return to the end zone and a two point conversion gave […]

The Hillcrest Comets topped Little Eight Conference foe Rothsay 25-20, 25-11, 18-25, 25-22 Tuesday. Hillcrest’s Alida Viksoy led the team on the attack with 10 kills and four aces, while Mackenzie Foss recorded 23 digs in the win. Summer Wigdahl recorded 23 digs for the Tigers and Jayna Gronewold had five aces.

GRACEVILLE — The Rothsay football team would see the hosting Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines take off in the second half as they defeated the Tigers 28-14. The Tigers jumped out to an early 6-0 lead on a 3-yard rushing touchdown from Jacob Christ. Rothsay could not convert the point after. The Wolverines would tie the game after […]

EVANSVILLE — The Rothsay volleyball team could not get its footing in Thursday’s Little Eight Conference tilt against the Brandon-Evansville Chargers as the home team claimed the match 25-9, 25-19, 25-12. The Chargers Bailey Schaefer and Korrie Randt each had four service aces in the game. The Tigers will return home to take on another […]

A huge first half by the visiting Verndale Pirates as the Rothsay football team fell Friday 60-14. The No. 3 (9-man) Pirates built a 34-0 lead with time waning in the first half. The Tigers would put together one last drive before the break that saw Colby Larson found the endzone to put the game […]

UNDERWOOD — The Underwood volleyball team swept a Little Eight Conference match against Rothsay 25-15, 25-13, 25-14 Tuesday. “Playing our 7th match in 5 days, I was a bit concerned on what the outcome was going to be,” Rockets head coach Diane Ross said. “Fortunately the team was up for the challenge and showed energy.” […]

ROTHSAY — The visiting Wheaton Warriors spoiled the Rothsay football team’s homecoming game as the Tigers fell 22-6 Friday. The Tigers would open the game on defense and intercept a Warrior pass. Rothsay moved down the field but fell short at the Wheaton 9 yard line. The Warriors took the lead in the second quarter […]

The Rothsay Tigers volleyball team roared over the Battle Lake Battlers Tuesday in their homecourt matchup earning the victory in four sets (25-17, 18-25, 25-20, 25-20). Major contributors to tonight’s game for the Tigers were Jenna Fabre and Jayna Gronewold. Gronewold, who used to be Rothsay’s libero, was recently moved to the right side where […]

BARRETT — The Rothsay volleyball team topped the hosting West Central Area Knights 25-23, 30-32, 16-25, 25-21, 16-14 Monday. “This was a hard fought battle until the very end,” Knights coach Amy Linn said. “Unfortunately, we ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard.” Kaitlyn Sanstead led the team with 48 digs, while Morgan […]

MOORHEAD — What looked like would be a back and forth showdown the Rothsay football team used a second-half surge to down the Park Christian Falcons 44-13 Friday. With the game 16-13 in favor of Rothsay, the Tigers added another touchdown before the half to take a two-score lead before the break. Rothsay would add […]

ASHBY — In a Little Eight Conference tilt, the hosting Ashby volleyball team picked up a 25-17, 26-24, 25-16 sweep over Rothsay Thursday. Courtney Koefod provided the defense for the Arrows with 18 digs, while teammate Brynn Krupke had five aces. The Arrows will travel to take on LEC foe Brandon-Evansville Thursday, Sept. 20, while […]

ROTHSAY —The Brandon-Evansville Chargers defeated Little Eight Conference foe Rothsay in a four-set match (25-13, 25-23, 23-25, 25-20) Tuesday. “Tonight’s focus coming into Rothsay was team defense transitioning out of the net and serving aggressive,” Chargers head coach Kelly Olson said. “It’s always nice to win on the road and we are happy to get […]

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids volleyball team hosted its annual tournament Saturday and came away victorious over invitees Hillcrest, Rothsay, Battle Lake, Breckenridge and Lake Park-Audubon. The Vikings opened the tournament against Hillcrest and picked up a 25-17, 25-20 victory. “We had just played Hillcrest last week so we were familiar with their aggressive […]

ROTHSAY — The Rothsay football team looked to keep the ball rolling after a Week 1 win, but the visiting Hancock Owls had other plans as they handed the Tigers a 41-18 defeat Friday. The Tigers opened the game taking the kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown, but the Owls responded on their first drive […]

ROTHSAY —The Underwood volleyball team picked up a three-set victory over Little Eight Conference foe Rothsay 25-17, 25-8, 25-13 Tuesday. “It was a good conference win for us, considering it was our first match of the year, and we have a few new faces on the court,” Rockets head coach Diane Ross said. Emma Fitzgibbons […]

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy welcomed the Rothsay Tigers for the opening of the 2018 high school football season Thursday as both teams duked it out in the trenches for area bragging rights. When the dust finally settled the Tigers’ physical-playing style proved too much for the Comets to handle — as the Rothsay offense combined for […]

Today Football: Rothsay vs. Hillcrest, 7 p.m. Thief River Falls vs. Otter Tail Central, 7 p.m. Volleyball: Sartell vs. Fergus Falls, 7 p.m. Hillcrest vs. Pelican Rapids, 7:15 p.m. West Central Area vs. Ashby, 7:15 p.m. Battle Lake @ Frazee, 3:15 p.m. Boys’ soccer: Fergus Falls @ Sartell, 5 p.m. Hillcrest @ Bemidji, 3 p.m. […]

Tonight kicks off the 2018 high school football season. With hopes of a state tournament berth, many area schools turn their eyes forward with a fresh record and a sense of determination. The Hillcrest Lutheran Academy football team will go into the 2018 season with a new coach in Derrick Clark. Clark is a familiar […]

The Rothsay Tigers girls’ volleyball team lacked the bite to finish the Ulen-Hitterdal Titans as they were swept in Tuesday’s road game 3-1. The first set was was competitive but ultimately saw the Titans pull away from the Tigers 25-21. In the second set the Tigers made some adjustments, gaining ground in the points department […]

PERHAM — The Otter Tail Central boys’ golf team walked off Perham Lakeside Golf Course with the Section 6A title Thursday after shooting a 684 team score over the two-day event. Pine River-Backus (695) finished in second, followed by Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Laporte (715) and Pelican Rapids (723). The Bulldogs Jackson Nyhus led the team with a166, while […]

OTTERTAIL —The Otter Tail Central boys’ golf team won a Quad County Conference meet at Balmoral Golf Course with a score of 356 Thursday. Hillcrest’s John Vall took medalist honors shooting an 84, followed by Jackson Nyhus (86) of OTC. Scores by team Otter Tail Central Jackson Nyhus 86, Noah Chase 90, Parker Fraki 90, […]