After a rough start in their first game against the Park Rapids Panthers, which they lost 10-2, the Pine River-Backus Tigers came back to defeat Nevis 17-11 and the Sebeka Trojans 4-0 to take ... Read More
Seniors Vanessa Lane and Tyler Tappe were selected most valuable athletes as the Pequot Lakes Patriots boys and girls swept team titles at the Aurora Borealis indoor track and field meet on Tuesday, April 8, at Bemidji State University.
Wild Acres Game Farm is offering a youth trap league for grades 6-9 Sunday afternoons, June 8-Aug 10, at the game farm, offering one round of trap (25 targets) each week.
Cost for the 10-week shoot is $50 per child.
The Pine River-Backus boys' and girls' track and field team opened its season at the Little Amik indoor meet on Tuesday, April 1, in Bemidji.
The Tigers finished with ninth with 19 points in the boys' meet while the girls had an incomplete...
After a rough start in their first game against the Park Rapids Panthers, which they lost 10-2, the Pine River-Backus Tigers came back to defeat Nevis 17-11 and the Sebeka Trojans 4-0 to take third place out of six teams at the Park...
Area athletes are invited to participate in the Minnesota Hershey's Regional track and field meet on Thursday, June 12 at Pillager High School.
The Hershey's event is a national meet for boys and girls, ages 9-14, regardless of skill level.
The Whitefish Women's 18-Hole League will open its 2014 season Wednesday, May 7, with a 1 p.m. Welcome Back scramble, followed by appetizers in Bogey's Grill.
This event will be open to both members and prospective members of the league.
Katie White has been a valuable multi-sport athlete for the Pequot Lakes Patriots in recent years.
Next year, she will take those athletic talents to the University of Wisconsin-Superior as a member of the Yellowjackets' basketball and...
Sophomore CJ Borleis was chosen most valuable player at the Pequot Lakes boys' basketball team banquet on Tuesday, April 1.
Borleis, who was an All-Mid-State Conference selection, helped the Patriots compile a 10-17 record this season.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots are coming off possibly the best season in program history last spring after finishing 9-1 in the Mid-State Conference, 19-4 overall and claiming their first Section 6AA championship.
The Pine River-Backus baseball team returns an experienced lineup, according to head coach Steve Snavely.
"We have tons of experience," said Snavely, who is starting his 10th season. "Our pitching and catching has to be good.
The Pequot Lakes boys' and girls' track program has both quantity and quality.
The Patriots have almost 100 athletes participating at all levels of track and field. That group includes more than 30 letterwinners, and a dozen state...
Pine River-Backus softball coach Jason Roepke will be looking for players to step in and replace five seniors who graduated from last year's team that finished 8-1 in the Upper Mississippi Conference and 12-4 overall.
DNR extends night ban; increases smallmouth bass, pike opportunities
As part of a plan to increase angling opportunity, improve walleye numbers and stay within the state’s 1837 Treaty safe harvest allocation, the Department of...
Under present wintry conditions it may seem premature to be thinking ahead to the May 10 Minnesota fishing opener. Ice on many northern lakes remains 30 inches thick and more. Snow in some areas not directly exposed to the sun may be weeks...
Carlie Wagner, who will play for the University of Minnesota Gophers next season, scored a state tournament record with 53 points to lead New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva past the Pequot Lakes Patriots 100-68 in the Class AA state...
Much has been said about Vanessa Lane during her Pequot Lakes High School athletic career.
State track and field champion. Powerful sprinter. Career 1,000-point scorer in basketball. Cross country runner. Volleyball player.
Just call it "Wagner-mania."
In almost 40 years of covering high school sports, I don't think I've seen anything quite like what happened Wednesday, March 19, at the University of Minnesota's Mariucci Arena.