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February 22, 2016
Girls basketball: Verndale handles Panthers
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team dropped a 50-34 non-conference game in Verndale this past Thursday. The Panthers (13-10, 7-4 Little Eight) were led in scoring by sophomore guard Megan Benzinger with 10 points with three shots from beyond the arc. Junior guard Shania Glenz...
February 22, 2016 - 1:19pm
February 10, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers pull off sixth straight
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team won its sixth straight game on Tuesday by defeating Rothsay 61-46. The Panthers (13-7, 7-3 Little Eight Conference) put four players in double figures. Sophomore guard Megan Dreger had a game-high 22 points, including five triples and 14 second-half...
February 10, 2016 - 11:07am
February 8, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers win fifth straight
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team won its fifth straight last Friday with a 67-38 win over Ashby. Megan Dreger had 21 points and six rebounds to lead the way for the Panthers (12-7, 6-3 Prairie). Caroline Carlson added 16 points, while Kathryn Burquest had eight and Megan...
February 8, 2016 - 1:23pm
February 5, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers win fourth straight
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team won its fourth straight game on Thursday night after taking care of Menahga 64-43. The Panthers (11-7) had eight girls score with Megan Dreger leading the way with 18. Megan Benzinger had 14, Veronica Schwartz had 11 and Rachel Martinson had...
February 5, 2016 - 12:07pm
February 4, 2016
Elite coaching class: Noga talks win number 500
Parkers Prairie girls basketball coach John Noga joined an elite coaching fraternity last Friday night, but it wasn't the fact that he won the...
February 4, 2016 - 8:25am
February 3, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers pull out third-straight in low-scoring battle
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team won its third-straight game with a low-scoring 33-26 non-conference win at home over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Tuesday night. The Panthers (10-7, 5-3 LEC) led by just one at the half with a score of 13-12, but mustered 20 second-half points...
February 3, 2016 - 11:10am
February 1, 2016
Girls basketball: Noga wins 500th game for Panthers
Parkers Prairie head girls basketball coach John Noga became a member of the 500-win club last Friday night as the longtime coach guided the Panthers to a 59-57 win over Battle Lake. It was a big win for Noga and for Parkers Prairie as a team in the Little Eight Conference. It moved...
February 1, 2016 - 1:32pm
January 27, 2016
Girls basketball: Benzinger leads Panthers past Comets
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team got back on the winning track with a 56-46 Little Eight Conference victory over Hillcrest Lutheran Academy at home on Tuesday night. Sophomore guard Megan Benzinger led the Panthers (8-7, 4-3 LEC) with 21 points and seven rebounds, finishing...
January 27, 2016 - 12:11pm
January 25, 2016
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie falls late to Underwood
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team came up a little short in a Little Eight Conference game against Underwood last Friday night. The Panthers (7-7, 3-3 LEC) led 28-24 at the half but couldn't hold on in a 56-51 loss to the Rockets (7-6, 5-1 LEC). Megan Benzinger had a game-high...
January 25, 2016 - 12:43pm
January 19, 2016
Girls basketball: Clutch shooting delivers Panthers 2OT win
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team escaped with a 52-47 double-overtime victory over Upsala to improve to 7-6 on the season at home on...
January 19, 2016 - 11:12pm
Girls basketball: State-ranked Tigers too much for Panthers
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team ran into the top team in the Prairie Conference on Monday night and couldn't keep up as Browerville-Eagle Valley won an 80-36 game. The Tigers (11-2, 6-0 Prairie) showed off their depth with three players finishing in double figures. Crystal...
January 19, 2016 - 10:58am
January 15, 2016
Boys basketball: Underwood rallies over Panthers
The Parkers Prairie boys basketball team lost a tight 61-58 Little Eight Conference battle in Underwood on Thursday night. Senior center Matt Biegler led the Rockets (7-5, 2-3 LEC) inside with 18 points. Senior forward Adam Thormodson put up 15 and senior guard Jarrett Werner added...
January 15, 2016 - 11:37am
January 8, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers rout Rothsay
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team dominated Rothsay in an 80-30 game in the Little Eight Conference on Thursday night in Rothsay. Four different players finished in double figures for the Panthers with sophomore guard Megan Benzinger having a huge game with 27 points to go...
January 8, 2016 - 12:54pm
January 6, 2016
Girls basketball: Warriors outrun Panthers
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team ran into a dominant effort by Wheaton-Herman-Norcross on Tuesday night as the Warriors (9-1) won a 74-31 game on their home court. Jordan Stafford led three WHN players in double figures with 15. Briona Edwards added 14 and Anna Rinke finished...
January 6, 2016 - 1:22pm
December 22, 2015
Girls basketball: Panthers hold on in Wadena
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team pulled out a 49-44 non-conference victory over Wadena-Deer Creek on Monday night in Wadena. The Panthers (5-3, 2-1 LEC) were led by sophomore guard Megan Dreger with 17 points and six steals. Fellow sophomore guard Megan Benzinger had a strong...
December 22, 2015 - 9:36am