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Boys Basketball: Janson posts double-double, but Dragons defeat Pioneers at Cathedral tourney

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Litchfield used a dominant second half to pull away from the Pierz boys basketball team, Thursday, topping the Pioneers 84-44. Senior Caleb Janson posted a double-double to lead Pierz, scoring 17 points and pulling … Continue reading

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Sometimes a coach needs coaching

St. Gabriel’s rehab staff help Pierz resident recover from stroke By PATRICK RIOUX St. Gabriel’s Hospital Communications Director A good coach knows how to get the most out of his or her players, how to prepare them for the journey toward … Continue reading

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Boys Basketball: Late three sinks Pioneers in Cathedral tourney opener

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com In a back-and-forth game, the difference came down to who had the ball last, Wednesday. Trailing by one, Concordia Academy-Roseville sank a three-point shot with five seconds to play to edge the Pierz boys … Continue reading

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Girls Basketball: Crosby-Ironton tops Pierz in third-place game

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com View more photos from Wednesday’s game in The Record’s online gallery The Pierz girls basketball team couldn’t recover after Crosby-Ironton built an early double-digit lead, Wednesday, dropping the third-place game of its holiday tournament … Continue reading

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Girls Basketball: Cathedral rallies past Pioneers in second half in holiday tourney opener

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Pierz girls basketball team took a five-point lead into halftime, but couldn’t hang on in the second half, Tuesday. In the first round of their holiday tournament, the Pioneers fell 62-50 to St. … Continue reading

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Wrestling: Eischens pin sparks Pierz to win over section rival Aitkin

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The biggest match of the night in Thursday’s dual between Section 7A rivals Pierz and Aitkin turned out to be the first. Going up against the ninth-ranked wrestler at 106, Pierz eighth grader Kolten … Continue reading

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Corbett, Hoheisel selected as Pierz’ ExCEL winners

Juniors Megan Hoheisel and Will Corbett have been selected as this year’s Pierz Healy High School ExCEL winners. The ExCEL award, which stands for excellence in community, education and leadership, is a recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school … Continue reading

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Girls Basketball: Pioneers pull away from Flyers down the stretch

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Pierz girls basketball team’s starting lineup epitomized balanced play against Little Falls, Thursday. With all five reaching double figures, the Pioneers were able to pull away from the Flyers in the second half, … Continue reading

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Girls Basketball: Pioneers pull away from Flyers down the stretch

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Pierz girls basketball team’s starting lineup epitomized balanced play against Little Falls, Thursday. With all five reaching double figures, the Pioneers were able to pull away from the Flyers in the second half, … Continue reading

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After 65 years, local man continues to visit his first grade teacher, Mrs. Happke, during the holidays

Mervin Eisel credits his first grade teacher for a lifetime of confidence By Terry Lehrke, News Editor terry.lehrke@mcrecord.com She touched his life 65 years ago. She, a teacher at a country school; he, a very shy first grader. Mervin Eisel of Fort Ripley remembers … Continue reading

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