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MORRIS — The West Central Area boys’ basketball got an early jump on the Ashby Arrows in a Section 6A playoff game Saturday. The Knights would close out with a 73-55 victory at the University of Minnesota - Morris.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

EVANSVILLE — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team celebrated two things Thursday as the Knights defeated the Brandon-Evansville Chargers 71-42 and claimed the Pheasant Conference title.



The West Central Area boys’ basketball rained down 3-point shots, making 16 treys on the way to an 85-29 victory over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Tuesday.

TWIN VALLEY — The West Central Area girls’ basketball team would go on several early runs as the Knights defeated Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal 62-42 Tuesday.

TWIN VALLEY — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team held off the hosting Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal 46-45 Tuesday.

BARRETT — The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wrestling moved on in the Section 6A team tournament defeating Border West 60-9 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.

UPSALA — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team laid claim to a 69-54 victory over Upsala Tuesday.

BARRETT — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team cruised to a 71-24 victory over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Friday.

The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team struggled on the defensive end Tuesday as the visiting West Central Area Knights took home a 61-29 win.

BARRETT — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team pushed their record to 12-2 Monday as the Knights downed the visiting Hillcrest Comets 73-50.

ORTONVILLE — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team won in dominant fashion Thursday as the Knights downed host Ortonville 84-31.

WHEATON — A big first-half run allowed the West Central Area boys’ basketball team to run away with a 83-48 victory over the Wheaton Warriors Friday.

HANCOCK — The West Central Area boys’ team would convert 13 3-pointers and play suffocating defense in a 73-44 Pheasant Conference victory over the Hancock Owls Tuesday.

The Fergus Falls wrestling team welcome in West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville for its Parent’s Night matchup Tuesday. The Knights would take control of the meet early as they defeated the Otters 67-12.

BARRETT — The West Central Area girls’ basketball team recorded its eighth win of the season as the Knights defeated Brandon-Evansville 61-55 Tuesday.

BARRETT — Playing a fast-paced game, the West Central Area boys’ basketball team recorded its eighth win of the season as the Knights topped Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 59-37 Saturday.

BARRETT — The West Central Area girls’ basketball team would continue their strong early season effort as they defeated the East Grand Forks Green Wave 48-37 Friday.

BARRETT — The WCA Knights came out on top of a battle with the Hancock Owls in Barrett on Thursday night 53-43. The Knights outscored the Owls 35-24 in the second half after the Owls led 19-18 at the half.

LAKE PARK — The West Central Area girls’ basketball team saw the hosting Lake Park-Audubon Raiders use a second-half surge to top the Knights 71-62 Saturday.

BARRETT — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team used strong defensive play and an opportunistic offense to cruise to a 87-47 victory over the Battle Lake Battlers Thursday.

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, […]

PIERZ —The West Central Area boys’ cross country team captured the Section 6A team title Friday, Oct. 25 at Pierz Golf Course. The Knights would finish the race with a 35-point team score, ahead of runner-up Staples-Motley (55). Jacob Bright led the Knights with a time of 16:01.5, finishing second behind Staples-Motley’s Emmet Anderson (15:48.4). […]

BARRETT — The West Central Area/Ashby Knights cruised to a 42-6 victory over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in the Section 6AA playoffs Tuesday. The Knights got on the board midway through the first quarter as quarterback Jaden Norby ran the ball in from 4 yards out. Norby would convert the 2-point play to take an 8-0 […]

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 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 […]

BARRETT — The Staples-Motley Cardinals traveled to Barrett on an unusual Thursday homecoming game for the West Central Area/Ashby football team. Despite an early lead, the hosting Knights could not prevent a late score from their visitor as the Cardinals won a 16-12 showdown. While the Friday forecast was not good, Thursday wasn’t much better. […]

BARRETT — Momentum switched back and forth Tuesday night, but the visiting Hancock Owls turned the tide late to top the West Central Area volleyball (22-25, 25-23, 26-24, 22-25, 17-15). “This was a heartbreaker of a match,” Knights head coach Melissa Foslien said. “With each game score within two or three points of each other, […]

ORTONVILLE — The West Central Area volleyball closed out Thursday’s game on a high note as the Knights defeated Ortonville 25-17, 17-25, 25-19, 26-24. “Tonight’s game was a battle of long rallies, incredible net play and a test of our mental toughness,” Knights head coach Melissa Foslien said. “Tuesday’s game against CGB taught us that […]

BARRETT — The visiting Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines swept through the West Central Area volleyball team Tuesday winning a three-set match 26-24, 25-15, 25-18. “The girls have really progressed since the last time we faced this team,” Knights head coach Melissa Foslien said. “Our mental game has improved, the chemistry on the floor is 10 times better, […]

The West Central Area volleyball team competed at the Bertha-Hewitt Tournament Saturday finishing with a 1-2-1 record. The Knights defeated Pillager 2-1 (25-17, 21-25, 15-10), split with Rothsay (25-15, 20-25), and lost to Bertha-Hewitt twice (25-21, 25-12), (25-17, 25-14). “We are starting to get into a grove of playing steady volleyball, trusting our teammates and […]

HENNING — In its homecoming game Friday, the Otter Tail Central football team used a late scoring drive to defeat the previously undefeated West Central Area/Ashby Knights 22-14. The Bulldogs were the first to get on the scoreboard in the game. After trading drives, OTC found its rhythm as they moved the ball down the […]

EVANSVILLE — The West Central Area volleyball team could not short-circuit the hosting Brandon-Evansville Chargers as the Knights fell 25-12, 25-15, 25-19 Thursday. “We finally stepped on the court and played volleyball without drama and fear,” Knights head coach Melissa Foslien said. “It’s been a tough last couple of weeks, and despite the loss tonight, […]

With overcasts and some spotty rain, the Fergus Falls cross country teams hosted the 2019 John Hermes Invite at Pebble Lake Golf Course Thursday. The West Central Area boys’ team picked up the victory finishing with 30 points. Fargo North (50) and Alexandria (54) rounded out the top three, while Fergus Falls (181) placed sixth. […]