PERHAM — The West Central Area boys’ golf team is headed to the state tournament for the first time in school history.
BARNESVILLE — The Otter Tail Central baseball team picked up an 8-2 victory Thursday over hosting Barnesville as pitcher Lane Dilly went the distance.
The Otter Tail Central baseball team watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 10-0 loss to Wadena-Deer Creek on Friday.
In a pitching duel Thursday, the hosting Otter Tail Central baseball team did just enough to top the visiting Pelican Rapids Vikings as the home team picked up a 1-0 victory.
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.
MENAHGA — The Otter Tail Central baseball team could not get their offense going Tuesday as hosting Menahga claimed a 7-0 win.
ORTONVILLE — Several area golf teams competed in Ortonville Monday with the West Central Area boys’ and Otter Tail Central (OTC) girls’ teams taking the meet.
Several area teams competed in a Quad County meet at Long Prairie Golf Course Thursday.
Multisport athlete Libby Nelson, daughter of Dan and Nancy, splits her time competing in sports between Underwood, for volleyball and Otter Tail Central, for track. At the time the Daily Journal caught up with Libby the track season had yet to start but already Libby was being met with chall…
WADENA — The Otter Tail Central baseball team could not find their groove as the hosting Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines claimed a 14-4 victory Tuesday.
Underwood multisport athlete Joey Kupfer, son of Rob and Stacy, ranks the Rockets’ last state appearance in football and multiple state appearances at state in Babe Ruth baseball as accomplishments in his sports career that stand out to him. After a year layoff in response to COVID guideline…
Underwood multisport athlete Ruby Dahlen, daughter of Sheri and Nathan, is poised to take the softball field this season with vigor after the cancelation of last year’s run in response to safety guidelines surrounding COVID. After high school, Ruby plans to attend Grand Canyon University in …
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.
HENNING — Despite morning weather, the Otter Tail Central Bulldogs baseball team kicked off their 2021 season Thursday as they hosted the West Central Area Knights. The visiting Knights struck early and closed out with a 5-1 victory.
Underwood Rockets multisport athlete Lydia Baker, daughter of Adam and Hope Baker, says her favorite part about playing sports was the community of the basketball team — how well they got along together and their team chemistry. Now with more COVID restrictions lifting Baker is focused on co…
FOLEY — In the Class AA state preliminary round, Fergus Falls wrestler Kaden Hartwell (182 pounds) notched his 151st victory and advanced to the state semifinals at St. Michael-Albertville.
The Otter Tail Central Bulldogs wrestling team went 2-2 this past week getting wins over United Clay Becker (UCB) and Wadena-Deer Creek (WDC), but falling to Staples-Motley and New York Mills.
The Otter Tail Central Bulldog wrestling team went 2-1 as they wrestled the last two home meets of the year and look to close out the year on the road at the end of February.
PARKERS PRAIRIE — The Underwood boys’ basketball team was caught in an offensive whirlwind as the hosting Parkers Prairie Panthers went into triple digits Friday defeating the Rockets 101-43 in Little Eight Conference action.
BATTLE LAKE — The Otter Tail Central (OTC) Bulldogs wrestling team opened up the season with a split in duels at a triangular held in Battle Lake on Friday.
In 2020, sports took a backseat to many over the events happening in news across the world. But while the focus may have been drawn to other places, we take a look back at what happened in the area’s local sports scene in 2020. The selections of each subject is based on the amount of views t…
Growth. That is the word Underwood boys’ basketball coach Evan Meece used to describe last season. The Rockets posted a 2-23 record in 2019-20, but saw several players get valuable varsity experience. This season, Meece and the Rockets hope that the experience from last season and continued …
Underwood senior Reese Richards states that sports are very important in her life. It helps makes memories and teaches students how to balance different facets of their lives. The Daily Journal spoke with Richards about her favorite high school memory and what it means to be a student-athlete.
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.
WADENA — The Underwood football team was ready to celebrate a regular season finale victory Wednesday, but the hosting Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines scored a fourth-quarter touchdown and held the Rockets late to pick up a 22-20 win.