PARKERS PRAIRIE — With both teams battling throughout regulation, the West Central Area boys’ basketball team and the hosting Parkers Prairie Panthers would play into overtime. But after the extra session, it would be the visiting Knights that claimed a 57-51 win Tuesday.
BARRETT — The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wrestling team claimed a sweep over Crookston (45-29) and Benson (63-14) Tuesday.
MARSHALL — In a Thursday dual, the West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wrestling team took on a difficult foe in the Marshall Tigers. After the dust had been settled, the two teams were tied 33-33. Going to a tie breaker, the hosting Tigers claimed a win as they won eight of 14 indivi…
BARRETT — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team jumped out to an early lead and continued the offensive pressure throughout the game on the way to a 62-34 victory over Wheat Thursday.
WADENA — The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wrestling team claimed a sweep in Tuesday’s triangular against Breckenridge (66-9) and Wadena-Deer Creek (69-6).
BARRETT — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team picked up a 52-48 victory over the top 20 ranked Hancock Owls Thursday.
GROVE CITY — The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wresting team fell for the first time this season as they dropped a dual against Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 45-24 and to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 43-25 Thursday.
West Central Area senior Tate Christenson is enjoying his senior basketball season playing for the Knights. Also being a football player and golfer, Christenson enjoys sports because of the friendships they create. We talked with Christenson about his favorite high school sports memory and w…
West Central Area senior Brynn Fernholz has a lot of pride in her school competing in cross country, basketball and track, the senior has found success in each of the sports. We spoke with Fernholz about her favorite high school sports memory and why sports are important to her.
Due to weather, area sporting events are being postponed Thursday.
The West Central Area girls’ basketball team is coming off a 2019-20 season that saw the Knights go 22-8 and reach the Section 6A finals. In 2021, the Knights return several key components to make another run at a section title.
The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wrestling team finished last season with a 19-6 record and sent five wrestlers to the Class A state individual tournament. This year, the team returns a strong nucleus of wrestlers as they pursue Park Region Conference and Section 6A titles.
The Midwest Blue Subdistrict gave out its annual football awards recently as several members of West Central Area/Ashby and Otter Tail Central were recognized.
The West Central Area volleyball team saw two players receive All-Pheasant Conference honors and two other named honorable mention as the conference handed out its end of the season awards.
After falling just short of a Class A state tournament berth in the 2019-20 season, the West Central boys’ basketball team looks to repeat as the Pheasant Conference champion returning four of their top seven scorers for the 2020-21 campaign.
The West Central Area volleyball team battled its way through three tight sets Tuesday as the Knights topped the Parkers Prairie Panthers 26-24, 25-23, 26-23.
MOORHEAD — In a battle of unbeaten teams, the one that takes advantage of mistakes usually comes out victorious. On Saturday, the saying held true as the Breckenridge Cowboys took advantage of six West Central Area Knight turnovers on the way to a 40-8 victory.
The West Central Area’s Lexi Bright celebrated a section championship as the Knights cross country teams finished their 2020 season at Section 6A meets.
BATTLE LAKE — The West Central Area/Ashby football team shook the rust off after falling behind 18-0 in the first half of its 2020 opening game against Otter Tail Central to rally and win 30-18 Saturday.
PEQUOT LAKES — The West Central Area cross country teams took on Pequot Lakes and Breckenridge/Wahpeton in a triangular Friday. The Knight boys would claim the top spot, while the girls’ team finished second.
The West Central Area cross country teams successfully ran their first-ever home meet Friday as both the Knight boys and girls traversed the course for the victory as they hosted Breckenridge/Wahpeton and United North Central.
PELICAN RAPIDS — The West Central Area Knights cross country teams showed up for their second meet of the season as Lexi Bright and Kyle Schill both won the varsity races with their entourage right behind them.
Despite the loss of several key runners, the West Central Area cross country teams are ready to get back on the course for the 2020 season.
PERHAM — West Central Area Knights cross country opened their season at the Friday Night Lights Meet in Perham in honor of former Perham competitor Gabe Grunewald, who ran for the Minnesota Gophers and tried to qualify for the Olympics while battling cancer. She was an amazing athlete and l…
The Pheasant Conference announced its boys’ and girls’ basketball all-conference teams for 2019-20 recently.
MOORHEAD — The Henning boys’ basketball team will get an opportunity to defend their Class A state title as the Hornets defeated the West Central Area Knights 57-45 in the Section 6A championship at Concordia College in Moorhead Thursday.
MORRIS — The Henning girls’ basketball team punched its ticket to the Class A state tournament Friday as they rallied past the West Central Area Knights to claim the Section 6A title 56-50 Friday at the University of Minnesota - Morris.
MORRIS — The West Central Area girls’ basketball team advanced to the Section 6A title game as they defeated Hancock 56-42 at the University of Minnesota - Morris Wednesday.
MORRIS — The West Central Area girls’ basketball team used a second-half surge to pull away from the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines to win 52-32 in Section 6A playoff action at the University of Minnesota - Morris Saturday.
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.