Blaze Fugina is the sports editor of the Woodbury and South Washington County Bulletin newspapers. Previously, Blaze worked as a sports editor for the Pierce County Herald and a sports reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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The Alexandria boys cross country team entered Thursday’s cross country race knowing Bemidji was its greatest threat to a Section 8AA title. The Cardinals gained some confidence when they finished ahead of the Lumberjacks by 12 team points at the Lions Meet of Champions at Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria on October 5. On Tuesday it was even closer. Alexandria surpassed Bemidji once again at Arrowwood, grabbing the section with a team total of 72 points.
Spectators at the Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria got another opportunity to witness the effortless running of Megan and Bethany Hasz on Thursday. Megan finished eight seconds ahead of her twin sister, Bethany, to take home the Section 8AA individual title. Megan finished the race in first place with a time of 13:41.6 while Bethany finished in second in the time of 13:49.6. The sisters finished well ahead of the rest of the section field.
Five touchdowns for senior running back James Huisman helped the Brandon-Evansville football team roll to a 50-14 victory on the road over Onamia on Tuesday. The Chargers jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the second quarter after three touchdown runs by Huisman and a 26 yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tom Bosek to McKenon Plaster. Onamia added a touchdown with 2:30 left in the first half, but Huisman scored his fourth touchdown just before the half to give Brandon-Evansville a 36-6 lead at halftime.
The Prairie Valley football team fell to 3-5 in the final game of the season last Wednesday in a 43-14 loss to Royalton in Parkers Prairie. Royalton opened the game...
After coming within one victory of state last season, the Alexandria volleyball team is ready for another crack at the Section 8AAA tournament. The Cardinals won playoff matches against St. Cloud Tech and Detroit Lakes last season to put themselves in the championship match against Moorhead.
After heading into halftime down by a touchdown, the Osakis football team knew it needed to make some adjustments in order to advance in the Section 6AA playoffs. Those changes on both sides of the ball helped the Silverstreaks score three touchdowns in the second half and hold Long Prairie-Grey Eagle to just one.
A perfect season in the Prairie Conference for the Osakis volleyball team wrapped up on Monday with a 3-1 victory over Browerville in the conference championship match. The four-set victory finalized an 11-0 record for the Silverstreaks in the Prairie Conference after going unbeaten in league play during the regular season. The Tigers jumped out to a quick start, winning the first set 25-15. But the fast start was temporary as Osakis made some adjustments.
All three Douglas County high school football teams are scheduled to start the section playoffs on Tuesday. The Alexandria football team finished with a 4-4 season record and will host St. Cloud Tech in a 7 p.m. game on Tuesday. The Cardinals are the fourth seed out of six teams in Section 8AAAAA. The winner between Alexandria and St.
Minnewaska’s Hoffman, doubles team win section championships