In clay target shooting or trap shooting as it is better known, if you miss a target it is called “lost” and unfortunately due to the coronavirus, Gov. Tim Walz has decided to cancel all spring high school sports including trap shooting making it a “lost season” for all 46 Underwood High Sch…

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MORRIS — In what was a low-scoring affair, the Henning girls’ basketball team punched its ticket to the Section 6A title game Wednesday as they scored the final 12 points to upend the Underwood Rockets 38-28.

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.

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota State High School League individual wrestling tournament closed out with stellar matches Saturday as several area athletes stood at the podium during the awards ceremony.

PERHAM — The Underwood girls’ basketball team dug a big hole for Lake Park-Audubon to get out of after the first half as the Rockets went on to win a Section 6A playoff game 74-55 Saturday.

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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.



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.

MORRIS — The West Central Area and Underwood girls’ basketball team had a back-and-forth battle Saturday as the two teams took the court against each other in the Pheasant Conference Showcase. The Knights would be the victor in the game as they defeated the Rockets 57-53.

HANCOCK — The Underwood boys’ basketball team came out flat Monday against Hancock and the Owls took advantage as they recorded a 53-33 victory.

The Otter Tail Central Bulldog wrestling team won the last four meets of the regular season and finished third at the tough Park Region COnference Invitational held at Long Prairie. 

BRANDON — In a Little Eight Conference showdown, the Brandon-Evansville boys’ basketball team topped the Underwood Rockets 71-45 Tuesday.

UNDERWOOD — The Underwood boys’ basketball team rallied in the second half to force overtime against Park Christian Thursday. But the visiting Falcons would do just enough to edge their hosts for a 55-52 win.

Underwood multisport athlete Canaan Kugler is a selfless player who ranks one of his fondest memories in sports as a selfless act he did to help a teammate hit the 1,000th-point mark. While the boys’ basketball team got off to a rough start this year Canaan is confident they’ll rebound in ti…

The Underwood girls’ basketball team built a big first half lead and held on for a 49-34 Little Eight Conference win over Brandon-Evansville Tuesday.

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.

Underwood single-sport athlete Marc Horikoshi is confident that despite some early-season hiccups for the boys’ basketball team, the fabric that binds them together will be enough to get the Rockets moving in the right direction come playoff time.

Underwood multisport athlete Ally Johnson is an important component on this year’s Rockets girls’ basketball team, as one of only three other seniors, Johnson is known on-court for her persistence and indomitable spirit that has a way of inspiring teammates.  

Underwood multisport athlete Winston Heifort has already made school history once this year as a member of the Rockets’ first 11-man football team and state participant. Now with the basketball season in full stride Winston is hopeful the boys’ team will overcome some early hiccups in time f…

UNDERWOOD — The Underwood boys’ basketball team welcomed in Little Eight Conference foe Hillcrest Thursday. After a close first half of play, the visiting Comets gained the edge to pick up a 68-48 victory.

On Saturday, Jan. 4 against the Ortonville Trojans, Underwood multisport athlete Kayla Rocholl made school history by becoming a member of the basketball team’s 1,000-point club, a select group of which older brother, Brady, is also a member. 

BATTLE LAKE — Holding its host to seven first-half points, the visiting Underwood girls’ basketball team cruised to a 61-24 Little Eight Conference victory over Battle Lake Tuesday.

In its first action of 2020, the Hillcrest girls’ basketball team hosted Little Eight Conference rival Underwood Friday. The Rockets would turn up the pressure early on and blast past the Comets for a 71-29 victory.

BRECKENRIDGE — Rebounds and second-chance points played an important role in Thursday’s Underwood and Breckenridge girls’ basketball tilt as the hosting Cowgirls picked up a 63-50 win.

PARKERS PRAIRIE — A big first-half lead saw the hosting Parkers Prairie boys’ basketball claim a 69-24 win over the Underwood Rockets Thursday.

UNDERWOOD — The hosting Underwood boys’ basketball team could not keep pace with Little Eight Conference rival Brandon-Evansville Thursday as the Chargers claimed a 52-39 win.

UNDERWOOD — A slow start put the hosting Underwood boys’ basketball behind the eight-ball as Little Eight Conference foe Ashby Arrows took home a 59-41 victory Tuesday.

UNDERWOOD — The Underwood girls’ basketball team took on Brandon-Evansville in a tough Little Eight Conference matchup Thursday. But it would be the Chargers that would come out victorious as they defeated the Rockets 51-48.

GRACEVILLE — A solid team effort Tuesday night allowed the visiting Underwood boys’ basketball team to take home a 62-47 victory over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley.

Although Underwood’s football season didn’t end the way the team had wished in the Class A semifinals against Ada-Borup (Nov. 9), it nonetheless ended on a high note setting the bar for how future Rockets teams will be measured. As one of Underwood’s core players, multisport athlete Tim DeVa…

The on-field leadership and composure Underwood multisport athlete Nik Gardin has shown this football season while catapulting the Rockets to a  7-1 record in this, his first year starting at quarterback, is a testament to the strength and intelligence of his character as a player. Today (No…

On Saturday, the Underwood football team will set out to compete in its first-ever 11-man state playoff game as they travel to Moorhead High School. The Rockets and the community of Underwood have experience at state tournaments over the last decade as they have challenged for the 9-man Prep…

Underwood Rockets standout running back Zane Swanson credits his hard-nosed, punishing style of football to his father who taught him “to go hard every single play.” In Moorhead on Saturday (Oct. 9) against Ada-Borup at 3 p.m. for the Class A quarterfinals, Swanson and the rest of the Rocket…

Teams from Staples-Motley, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, Pequot Lakes, West Central Area, Underwood, Verndale, Detroit Lakes, Ortonville and Minnewaska will be playing for the Minnesota state championship at the Pacesetter Volleyball State Tournament at the Monticello High School Field House on Sunday, Nov. 3. The seventh grade 10-team state tournament bracket features Paynesville, Stewartville, Staples-Motley, Sleepy Eye-St. Mary’s, […]

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 […]

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 […]

UNDERWOOD — In their first ever 11-man playoff game, the Underwood football team used two second quarter touchdowns to upend the visiting New York Mills Eagles 12-6 Saturday in Section 6A. The Eagles got on the board first in the game as Logan Small broke free from the pack and went 70 yards for a […]