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The Osakis volleyball team won its second Prairie Conference match of the season in straight sets in a 3-0 win over West Central Area on Tuesday night.
The Osakis tennis team had no problem moving to 10-0 with a 7-0 win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle-Upsala-Swanville Area.
The West Central Area boys' cross country team took second at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Invite.
The Cardinal girls' soccer team has been a model of consistency on defense this season.
The Cardinal swimming and diving team was still searching for its first win of the season after coming up just short in a 99-87 loss to Sauk Centre on Tuesday.
The Osakis football team used eight different backs to run their way to 266 rushing yards and a 40-14 win over West Central Area on Friday night.
The Osakis volleyball team knows it needs to challenge itself against bigger opponents through the regular season as it gets ready to jump to Class AA in the tournament this year.
The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team saved its best for last as the Chargers rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat Little Eight Conference rival Underwood in five sets last Thursday.
It took everything they had before the Cardinal volleyball team was able to overcome St. Cloud Tech in a five-set thriller last Thursday night.
The Alexandria boys' cross country team put in a lot of miles in the off-season and it's paying off for the Cardinals early on.