Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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Alexandria scores 45 points in the second half against New Prague
Blizzard storm back with four goals to shock Granite City
This is a look at how some area athletes are doing at their respective colleges or in their athletic careers. Similar pieces will run periodically through the fall, winter and...
Four state wrestlers return to the Alex lineup
After losing five letter winners due to graduation, the Alexandria boys swimming and diving team needs to find new swimmers to step into increased roles this season. First year head...
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team managed only three wins in 24 games last year. After only one game, the Chargers are already one-third of their way to matching that win...
Victories come against Willmar, Detroit Lakes
After graduating only three seniors, the Osakis wrestling team feels it has enough returning talent to be competitive against the top programs in Section 5A this year. The Silverstreaks ended...
The Osakis basketball team started out the season 0-1 with a 71-59 road loss on Friday night in Sebeka. The Silverstreaks trailed by six points at halftime after being outscored...
Alexandria native Neil Melton enjoys rewarding career