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Battle Lake boys basketball
December 20, 2017
Boys basketball: Knights drop second straight to hot-shooting Battlers
The Battle Lake boys basketball team came to Barrett on Tuesday and left with a 60-48 win over the Knights after shooting 58 percent (22-38). Junior guard Nick VanErp led that charge with 15 points, while Isaiah Dorn had 14 and Bennett Cameron chipped in 12. The Knights (2-2) countered...
December 20, 2017 - 9:49am
December 8, 2017
Osakis edges Battle Lake for first win
The Osakis boys basketball team got tested in a close game on Thursday night and proved to have just enough after edging Battle Lake 48-46.
December 8, 2017 - 10:14am
March 13, 2017
Boys basketball: VanErp carries Battlers past WCA in 6A playoffs
The West Central Area boys basketball team had its season come to an end last Thursday night as Battle Lake handled business on its home court in the 6A South playoffs. The Battlers (20-5) shot 51 percent (24-47) and knocked down 11-of-13 for an efficient 62-44 win that moved them...
March 13, 2017 - 3:04pm
February 26, 2017
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
The Battle Lake boys basketball team wrapped up a Little Eight Conference outright title on Friday night after taking care of Ashby in a 65-44 win. The Battlers (18-5, 9-3) led 42-14 at the break and coasted to the win from there. "I don't know what else to say other than we weren't...
February 26, 2017 - 1:54pm
February 11, 2017
Boys basketball: Osakis knocks off 15-win Battlers team as Weir reaches 1,000 points
The Osakis boys basketball team proved itself against another good program on Friday. Class A’s Battle Lake came into the night having won...
February 11, 2017 - 12:18am
January 30, 2017
Boys basketball: Chargers fall late to Battle Lake
The Battle Lake boys basketball team closed its rematch with Brandon-Evansville on a 28-11 run to win 65-53 last Friday night in Little Eight Conference play. The Chargers (7-7) were leading 42-37 before that run, but the Battlers (12-3) grabbed control and senior Eric VanErp knocked...
January 30, 2017 - 2:09pm
January 21, 2017
Boys basketball: Ashby can't keep up with Battle Lake
The Ashby boys basketball team ran into a hot Battle Lake squad on Friday night as the Battlers (11-2) won their ninth straight game in a 65-29 final.
January 21, 2017 - 10:36am
Boys basketball: Battlers pull away from Knights
The West Central Area boys basketball team played with Battle Lake through part of the first half before the Battlers extended their lead to 28-19 by the break. The Knights (1-3) cut their deficit back to seven three times in the second half before Battle Lake closed on a 22-6 run...
December 21, 2016 - 10:45am
December 14, 2016
Boys basketball: Chargers halt long losing streak to Battle Lake to stay perfect
It had been years since the Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team beat Battle Lake. That’s why Tuesday’s win had a little added meaning...
December 14, 2016 - 12:05am
February 5, 2014
Depth, talent and focus make Battlers a threat
The Battle Lake boys basketball team has the focus of a group that knows there is the potential for a special ending to this season. The Battlers...
February 5, 2014 - 12:00am