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.
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LAKE PARK — The Underwood girls’ basketball team claimed a big north subsection victory over Lake Park-Audubon Thursday as the Rockets handed the Raiders a 74-41 loss.
UNDERWOOD — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team forced 25 turnovers on the way to a 75-32 victory over the Underwood Rockets Tuesday.
UNDERWOOD — A strong defensive effort propelled the Underwood girls’ basketball team to a 52-28 victory over Ada-Borup Saturday.
ASHBY — The Ashby boys’ basketball team extended its winning streak to 10 as the Arrows topped Little Eight Conference foe Underwood 63-42 Friday.
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.
In a game that was moved to Fergus Falls due to Thursday’s snow storm, the Underwood Rockets football team hosted the New York Mills Eagles Friday. The conditions made it difficult for both teams, but the Eagles overcame a few miscues to edge the Rockets 6-0.
BRANDON — The Underwood volleyball team opened its 2020 season on the road against Little Eight Conference opponent Brandon-Evansville Thursday. In a tight battle, the hosting Chargers picked up a four-set win (25-14, 19-25, 25-20, 25-19) over the Rockets.
There will be several changes on the horizon for the Underwood volleyball team during the 2020 season. First, the season will start over a month and a half later than usual. Second, the team will head out against opponents with new head coach Breck Grove, who replaces local legend Diane Ross.
The Otter Tail Central cross country teams welcomed in Pelican Rapids and Lake Park-Audubon for a meet Thursday. The Bulldogs would find success as the boys finished first and the girls team took second.
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…
The Minnesota State High School League recently announced its all-state girls’ basketball team and those that received all-state academic honors.
Recently two names synonymous with Underwood athletics — husband and wife duo, Chuck and Diane Ross — announced they were stepping down from their positions as head coaches for the Rockets’ football and volleyball programs.
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 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.