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Both the Park Rapids and Nevis boys basketball teams opened tournament play with victories Thursday night. Park Rapids avenged two Mid-State Conference losses during the regular season with a 60-57...
Gary Vaudrin had mixed emotions about the 13-13 record of the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team this season. The Panthers opened the season with a 2-7 record, won 11 of...
Tanner Schwartz and Levi Schwartz tallied double-doubles as the Menahga boys basketball team opened the Section 5A playoffs with a 62-50 win over Sebeka Monday night at Menahga. Menahga, the...
As expected, the winning tradition continued for the Park Rapids girls swimming and diving team this season. It was another successful season as the Panthers went 7-1 in dual meets,...
Park Rapids' Connor Smythe and Jake Waggoner completed their quest by placing at Saturday's state Class A boys swimming meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Smythe capped off his junior season by finishing eighth in the 100-yard backstroke in 57.26 to earn all-state honors while Waggoner capped off his senior season by placing 14th in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:50.26 and 13th in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:05.54.
Nevis' Collin Huckbody and United North Central's Taylor Carlson brought home medals from the state Class A wrestling tournament. Huckbody, who was rated No. 1 at 182 pounds entering the state tournament, finished sixth while Carlson, who was rated No. 2 at 220 pounds, finished fifth during Saturday's finals at the Xcel Energy Center in St.
It was a quick exit from the section playoffs for the Park Rapids, Menahga and Nevis girls basketball teams. Park Rapids, the No. 6 seed in the North half, was eliminated from the Section 8AA playoffs with a 62-47 loss to No. 3 Crosby-Ironton Thursday night at Crosby. Browerville, the No. 5 seed in the West half of Section 5A, upset No. 4 Menahga 45-34 in the first round of the playoffs Thursday night at Menahga. Nevis, the No. 6 seed in the West half of Section 5A, was eliminated with a 70-42 loss to No.
Park Rapids is looking to avenge a pair of regular-season losses to Pequot Lakes when the Section 8AA boys basketball tournament begins Thursday night. The Panthers, who ended the regular season with an 8-17 record and received the No. 5 seed in the North for the section tournament, will open the playoffs at No. 4 Pequot Lakes Thursday night at 7. Pequot Lakes enters the playoffs with an 11-15 record, including wins of 59-51 and 69-59 over the Panthers during the regular season. The winner of that game will play No.
The Menahga boys basketball team locked up third place in the Park Region Conference standings with a 75-68 win over New York Mills last Friday night. Tanner Schwartz's 31 points, five assists and four steals led the Braves. Levi Schwartz posted a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds while Austin Rudquist had 10 points and seven rebounds. Stetson Burkman hauled down nine rebounds and Austen Schwartz had five assists as Menahga ended conference play with an 8-4 record. New York Mills fell to 1-10 in the conference and 4-17 overall. MENAHGA: T. Schwartz 11 7-10 31, L.
Park Rapids' Jake Waggoner, Zach Eystad, Connor Smythe and Ben Kading entered last Saturday's finals of the Section 5A boys swimming meet at Bemidji confident of securing trips to the state Class A meet. All four were in perfect position to earn state berths after solid performances during last Friday's preliminaries. All four delivered in the finals by breaking three school records and qualifying for state in five events. Waggoner qualified in two individual events by placing fourth in the 200-yard freestyle and second in the 500-yard freestyle.