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February 15, 2017
Wrestling: Knights win big in first round of sections
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team didn't run into any surprises Tuesday night, topping the Section 6A No. 8 seed...
February 15, 2017 - 11:03am
February 13, 2017
Wrestling; Knights win Morris Invite
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team had seven wrestlers finish first in their brackets, helping them to a first place finish in the Dr. Busian Tiger Invitational in Morris on Saturday. Knights first place finishers include Kaleb Getz (113), Drake Swanson...
February 13, 2017 - 2:23pm
Girls Basketball: Knights survive Battlers' second half push
The West Central Area girls basketball team gave up a 12-point run to Battle Lake early in the second half on Friday, but the 32-17 halftime lead was enough to hold on to and the Knights came away with a 58-40 win. "Our ability to take things we have practiced and put them into play...
February 13, 2017 - 1:51pm
February 12, 2017
Boys basketball: Turnovers haunt Knights in two-point loss to Trojans
The West Central Area boys basketball team took one of the top teams in the 6A South down to the wire at the University of Minnesota-Morris on Saturday, but Ortonville held on for a 42-40 win over the Knights. The Trojans (16-3) led 23-22 at the half before WCA scored the first eight...
February 12, 2017 - 9:13am
February 8, 2017
Boys Basketball: Knights top CGB
Logan Paulson's 27 points and nine rebounds led the Knights boys basketball team to a 69-57 win over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley on Tuesday to improve to 10-6 on the year. "We started the game a little sloppy, but ended the first half well to get a decent lead," WCA head coach Kraig...
February 8, 2017 - 1:21pm
February 3, 2017
Boys Basketball: WCA runs over Upsala
The West Central Area boys basketball team improved to 9-6 on the season Thursday after an 80-39 win over Upsala. The Knights dominated the first half, holding the Cardinals to one field goal and going into the break with a 46-5 lead.
February 3, 2017 - 2:23pm
Wrestling: Knights back to winning ways
After losing its first dual of the season Tuesday, the West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team got right back on track with a 53-15 win over Royalton-Upsala on Thursday in Royalton. The Knights (20-1 in duals) jumped out to a 24-0 lead after four bouts, with Jordan...
February 3, 2017 - 2:19pm
February 1, 2017
Wrestling: No. 2 Frazee snaps Knights regular season undefeated bid
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team opened the season with two tournaments, taking first in its home tournament Dec....
February 1, 2017 - 12:32am
January 30, 2017
Knights make second-half comeback, win in OT
WCA junior Logan Paulson scored from inside with three seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 51-51, just in time for the Knights to force overtime and eventually top Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 60-58. A nine-point run gave the Thunder (5-8) a 9-4 lead, which it used to go into...
January 30, 2017 - 2:15pm
January 28, 2017
Wrestling: Knights cruise to 19-0 with two more impressive wins
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team was on top of its game again on Friday as the Knights swept two matches at the LPGE-Browerville Duals, beating Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 49-23 and Minneota 55-20. The Knights (19-0) moved up to fourth in the Class A Guillotine...
January 28, 2017 - 12:42pm
January 25, 2017
Wrestling: Knights beat second-ranked Pierz on way to 17-0
Two more big wins for the West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team Tuesday night over Class-A No. 2 Pierz and Long Prairie-Grey...
January 25, 2017 - 12:39pm
Boys Basketball: WCA comeback ends up just short
Despite surrendering the first 11 points of the game to Hancock, the West Central Area Knights battled back to earn a second-half, lead only...
January 25, 2017 - 12:07am
January 21, 2017
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team won all three of its matches at the KMS Duals on Friday night. The Knights' closest contest came in round two where they won a 33-29 bout with Pipestone Area. They added a 58-17 win over Quad County in their opener and...
January 21, 2017 - 11:31am
Boys basketball: Paulson's big night leads Knights past WHN
The West Central Area boys basketball team used a double-double from junior post Logan Paulson to secure a 50-39 win over Wheaton-Herman-Norcross on Friday night. Paulson was an efficient 10-of-13 from the field on his way to 23 points and 10 rebounds. It was part of a 49 percent...
January 21, 2017 - 10:31am
January 20, 2017
Wrestling: Knights take two more
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon Evansville wrestling team had a combined score of 132-19 Thursday in its two matches at the Breckenridge triangular. They started the night with a 63-13 win over Wadena-Deer Creek and then beat Breckenridge 69-6 in the nightcap. Wadena-Deer Creek...
January 20, 2017 - 11:45am