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 girls tennis team’s run in the Section 8AA north subsection tournament ended in a second round loss to Brainerd on Monday in Grand Forks. Alexandria swept Fergus Falls with a 7-0 victory in the first round, setting up a match with Brainerd. But there the Cardinals fell to the Warriors 6-1.
Alexandria defeats defending division champs 3-2
Three second-half goals for West Ottertail United buried the Alexandria boys soccer team’s season on Saturday in a second round matchup of the Section 8A tournament in Fergus Falls. Ottertail United led 2-1 at halftime, and its three goals in the second half made a comeback all but impossible for Alexandria.
Hundreds of Blizzard hockey fans flocked to the Runestone Community Center on Saturday evening to watch the home opener of the 2014-2015 season. A total of 789 fans were in...
The Blizzard was only able to manage one victory in its eight meetings against North Iowa last season. It has already tied that mark in only one attempt this year thanks to a 3-2 victory over the Bulls on Saturday in the home opener at the Runestone Community Center. “Awesome to get a win right away, especially against them in the first game, the home opener,” Alexandria’s Nate Mettenburg said. After North I
Three second-half goals for West Ottertail United buried the Alexandria boys soccer team’s chances on Saturday in the second round of the Section 8A tournament. Ottertail United led 2-1 at halftime, and the three goals made a comeback all but impossible for Alexandria. The Storm held on for a 5-3 victory. Head coach Cahil Collins said the Cardinals did a nice job controlling the play, but West Ottertail United did a better job capitalizing on their opportunities.
Three second-half touchdowns for Verndale helped it run away with a 33-8 victory over the visiting Brandon-Evansville football team Friday night. The Chargers held an 8-7 lead late in the second quarter thanks to a three-yard touchdown pass from Tom Bosek to McKenon Plaster. But Verndale would score with less than two minutes remaining in the half to take a 14-8 lead. The Verndale offense rolled in the second half, scoring three touchdowns while the Chargers were held to zero points.
The Alexandria Fire Department is out in full force today, Saturday, collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through its ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign. Firefighters are at the intersection of...
Down by one point as the clock was winding down on Friday, the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle football team decided to go for a game-clinching two-point conversion. But a failed conversion by LPGE instead allowed the Osakis football team to sneak out of town with a close 16-15 road victory.
Six first-half goals scored by the Alexandria boys soccer team boosted it to a 7-0 victory over Detroit Lakes at home Thursday in the first round of the Section 8A tournament. The third-seeded Cardinals came out fast, extending the lead to six with three quick goals in the final five minutes of the first half. With this being tournament time, the Cardinals were happy to put the game out of reach early against sixth-seeded Detroit Lakes. “We took it to them right away,” said Kagan Foster, who scored three goals on Thursday.