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Dennis Douglas Pearson
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January 4, 2016
Wrestling: Knights sweep Staples-Motley Quad
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team won all three of its matches at the Staples-Motley Quad this past Saturday in Staples. The Knights defeated St. Cloud Tech 39-32 and rolled to a pair of wins over Staples-Motley (43-22) and Winona (43-16). Sophomore Levi...
January 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
December 23, 2015
Boys basketball: Knights prevail versus Battle Lake
The West Central Area boys basketball team came back to upset Battle Lake in a 58-55 victory on Tuesday night in Barrett. "We played with energy...
December 23, 2015 - 3:11pm
December 21, 2015
Boys basketball: Morris hands WCA first loss of year
The West Central Area boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the winter in a 69-58 defeat by the hands of Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta on Saturday evening in Barrett. The visiting Tigers (6-2, 2-2 WCC) shot 63 percent from the floor (25-of-40) and connected on 15-of-19 free-throw...
December 21, 2015 - 2:06pm
November 26, 2015
State aspirations for Knights wrestling
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon/Evansville wrestling team is looking to build on a state tournament season a year ago this winter. The...
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
WCA boys basketball: Replacing talent inside
The West Central Area boys basketball team finished as co-champions of the Prairie Conference and sub-section runner-up to Battle Lake last season...
November 20, 2015 - 9:32am
November 9, 2015
WCA boys take fourth at state cross country
The West Central Area-Evansville boys cross-country team capped off a landmark season with a fourth-place finish in the Class A Minnesota State...
November 9, 2015 - 1:32pm
September 29, 2015
Osakis XC tests itself at Milaca
The Osakis cross country team had a chance to test itself in a huge format this past Saturday as the Silverstreaks raced in a venue with about 10,000 spectators at the Milaca Mega Meet. Osakis' Lauren Savageau led all runners with a 48th-place individual finish in a time of 22:02.20....
September 29, 2015 - 1:19pm
August 30, 2013
WCA wins in five sets over Underwood
A five set victory for the West Central Area volleyball team over Underwood in their first match of the season has given them more than just a win in the stat column. Starting off the season with a hard fought victory should give the Knights experience they can use for the rest of...
August 30, 2013 - 2:13pm
August 27, 2013
UPDATED at 11:30 a.m: Sports schedule for Tuesday, August 27
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27 VOLLEYBALL Alexandria at Marshall, 7:30 p.m. Brandon-Evansville vs. Henning, 7:30 p.m. Osakis at Sebeka, 5 p.m. WCA at Underwood, 5 p.m. Ashby at CGB, 7:30 p.m. Parkers Prairie at Verndale, 7:30 p.m. BOYS' SOCCER Alexandria vs. St. Cloud...
August 27, 2013 - 8:29am
August 26, 2013
Sports schedule for Monday, August 26
MONDAY, AUGUST 26 CROSS COUNTRY WCA at Morris Invite, 5:30 p.m. TENNIS Osakis Triangular, 8 a.m. Parkers Prairie at Osakis Tri, 9 a.m.
August 26, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2013
Sports schedule for Friday, August 23
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 VOLLEYBALL Osakis at Albany Tournament, 9 a.m. TENNIS Alexandria Quad, 10 a.m. WCA at New York Mills, 10 a.m. Osakis at LPGE Quad, 8 a.m.
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
WCA volleyball: Knights return five seniors
The West Central Area volleyball team hopes their five returning seniors will lead them to a top half finish in the Prairie Conference standings...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 21, 2013
Sports schedule for Wednesday, August 21
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 TENNIS Alexandria at Melrose Tri, 10 a.m. Osakis at Staples-Motley Invite, 9 a.m. WCA at Staples-Motley Invite, 9 a.m.
August 21, 2013 - 8:19am
August 16, 2013
Sports schedule for Friday, August 16
FRIDAY, AUGUST 16 TENNIS WCA at Morris Area Tri, 9 a.m. Parkers Prairie at Morris Invite, 11 a.m.
August 16, 2013 - 8:48am
June 5, 2013
Section 5A boys' golf: Area boys don't advance
Ashby, Osakis and West Central Area had their boys' golf seasons come to an end in the Section 5A championships at Benson Wednesday. None of the three teams sent full squads to the championships, only individual qualifiers. The Silverstreaks' Paul Hartmann posted an 89 to lead the...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am