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May 10, 2019
Members of the Alexandria Area Special Olympics basketball team include (front, left to right) athlete-coach Julie Schmidt, Ann Schmiek, Natasha Randall, Amanda Nelson, Johnaton Kohls, (back row) Matt Schmid, Chad Saltmarsh, Torii Erickson, Gideon Hartsell, Travis Schmidt, Joshua Koellin, Dan Niedenfuer and athlete-coach Becky Saltmarsh. (Submitted photo)
Special Olympics: Area basketball team wins qualifier for state
May 10, 2019 - 11:28am
April 16, 2019
The West Central Area boys basketball award winners are (left to right) Brady Reeve, Most Improved; Gage Staples, MVP Defense; Grant Beuckens, Assist Leader; Gavin Paulson, Hardest Worker; Teigen Moritz, Mr. Consistency; and Jack Van Kempen, MVP, Chairman of the Boards, Free Throw Award. (Submitted photo)
Boys basketball: Knights honor another winning season
April 16, 2019 - 11:47am
April 11, 2019
Alexandria Aces members (left to right) Carver Larson, Samson Hagstrom and Greta Oldenkamp perform at the Minnesota Timberwolves game on April 7. (Submitted photo)
One last goodbye: Aces put on final show ever where their first big break began
April 11, 2019 - 5:47am
April 9, 2019
Alexandria’s Trey Hoepner goes to the basket against Fergus Falls on Feb. 1. Hoepner was named the Cardinals’ MVP this season after averaging 11.8 points per game. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Boys basketball: Hoepner named MVP for Alex
April 9, 2019 - 6:02pm
Tanner Bitzan looks to pass out of the paint against Ashby on Jan 15. Bitzan was awarded the Best Communicator for the Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team. (Eric Morken / Echo press)
Boys basketball: Five Chargers win year-end honors
April 9, 2019 - 5:00pm
Alexandria senior McKenzie Duwenhoegger goes up for a basket against Fergus Falls on Jan. 3. Duwenhoegger was named the Cardinals’ Hardest Worker this season and also earned all-state honors from the state coaches association. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Girls basketball: Cardinals honor another 20-win season
April 9, 2019 - 5:00pm
March 26, 2019
Lexi Bright
Girls basketball: Bright wraps up freshman season with Pheasant MVP honor
March 26, 2019 - 12:01pm
March 20, 2019
Osakis boys basketball coach Matt Hoelscher directs his team during a game at West Central Area on Dec. 21, 2018. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Boys basketball: How Osakis can take next step after 26-2 run
March 20, 2019 - 8:24am
March 16, 2019
Dylan Giorgio
Blizzard hockey: Lumberjacks run away with game one of West Division playoffs
March 16, 2019 - 10:04am
March 15, 2019
Parkers Prairie junior guard Alex Koep floats to the bucket in front of the Henning defense during the first half of Friday's Section 6A title game. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)play button
Boys basketball: Henning storms back to edge the Panthers for a 6A title
March 15, 2019 - 10:13pm
March 14, 2019
Parkers Prairie senior guard Noah Koep shoots over the Ortonville defense on Wednesday night in Morris. (Jared Rubado / Echo Press)
Boys basketball: Panthers roll over Ortonville to set up championship tilt with Henning
March 14, 2019 - 3:56pm
March 13, 2019
The Alexandria Red eighth-grade girls basketball team recently won a B-1 championship in Jordan. Team members are (back, left to right) coach Brent Boraas, Michelle Nieland, Torre McGrane, Morgan Jones, Sophia Vinje, Hannah Boraas, Miah Wessel, coach Louie Seesz, (front row) Sam Helmbrecht, Brynn Kosters and Ella Steussy. Not pictured from the team is Bailey Saar and Stella Kvale. (Submitted photo)
Alex eighth-graders take home title
March 13, 2019 - 4:22pm
March 12, 2019
Boys basketball: Start time for Panthers' 6A-South finals game moved up
March 12, 2019 - 5:24pm
Jonathan Lara looks on at his team going through the handshake line after he played his final game for Osakis. The Silverstreaks lost to the DGF Rebels 59-55 in the Section 8AA quarterfinal game in Moorhead Monday night. (Jared Rubado / Echo Press)
Boys basketball: Osakis’ run comes to an end
March 12, 2019 - 1:12am
March 11, 2019
Parkers Prairie senior Josh Helling takes it into the West Central Area defense for a bucket and a foul during the first half of Monday's Section 6A-South playoff game in Morris. Helling had 16 points in the win for the Panthers. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Boys basketball: Panthers secure spot in 6A-South finals after win over WCA
March 11, 2019 - 8:49pm