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Attending a national hockey league game in St. Paul can be expensive for a family, and also mean a late-night trip home for lakes area residents. But there's a less expensive, closer option for hockey fans - attending a North Stars junior hockey game at Breezy Point Arena. I enjoyed attending my first North Stars' game on Friday, Oct. 17, a matchup where Breezy Point edged the Minnesota Flying Aces (Little Falls) 2-0.
Pequot Lakes junior Gina Garai claimed the girls’ individual title and the Patriot boys and girls finished second in team competition at the Birch Tree Conference meet on Tuesday, Oct...
Henry Krecklau rushed for 177 yards and two touchdowns for the Pine River-Backus Tigers in a 32-18 non-conference loss to Lake Park-Audubon on Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Fargodome. "We gave up a score in the first quarter and were battling back the rest of the game," said PR-B head coach Tom Demars. "We did cut the deficit to 20-18 in the third quarter, but then we gave up a long pass play right after that.
Haley Wiebolt was chosen most valuable player for the Pequot Lakes Patriots tennis team at a banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Patriots finished 18-3 overall after losing to Park Rapids in the Section 8A semifinals. Pequot Lakes also won the Mid-State Conference tournament. Wiebolt, a No. 1 singles player, finished third in singles play at the section tournament.
No. 6 Pine River-Backus upset No. 3 Browerville 34-11 in the Section 6A semifinals on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The Tigers will play at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Royalton...
Things are going well for Katie Wangberg. The Pine River-Backus graduate is enjoying her senior year of college at Mayville State, located near the eastern edge of North Dakota. Wangberg, a 5-foot-7 setter for Mayville State's volleyball team, was chosen North Star Athletic Association Conference Setter of the Week honor last week with the Comets. She was honored on Oct.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots were eliminated from the Section 8A team tournament after a 5-2 loss to Park Rapids in the semifinals on Thursday, Oct. 9. Madison Galligan and Carly Fyle picked up singles wins for Pequot Lakes against the Panthers, who also eliminated the Patriots last season. "We knew we very evenly matched (against Park Rapids) and would have to be playing some of our best tennis to win," said Pequot Lakes coach Monica Sergent.
The Pequot Lakes doubles team of Carly Fyle/Syndey Holt were defeated by Staples-Motley's Nikki Edin/Grace Wolhow in a true-second match at the Section 8A meet on Saturday, Oct.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots girls' tennis team has quietly put together an admirable record with a 173-56 overall mark in the past 11 years that Monica Sergent has coached. In the past four seasons alone, the Patriots have won 82 percent of their matches while compiling a 64-14 record. But the one road block that been in the way for Pequot Lakes, and that is Mid-State Conference and postseason rival Staples-Motley. The Cardinals are again top seeds in Section 8A as they bid for their 10th straight state trip. The Patriots are close behind as No.
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