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The Dragons played an evenly-matched game against a tough Two Harbors team on Oct. 8, but fell short in an 8-12 defensive struggle.

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The Dragon cross country squads had a week of hard running on the road as they headed to the Hinckley-Finlayson Invitational on Tuesday, Oct. 5 and the Duluth East Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 9.

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The Dragon volleyball team was extremely busy during Homecoming week. The Pine City squad hosted Hermantown on Monday, hosted Hinckley-Finlayson on Tuesday, went to Ogilvie on Thursday and participated in the Wildcat Volleyball Invite in Chisago Lakes on Saturday. 

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The Dragon cross country team competed at the Foley Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 30, and Coach Jared Clementson said the team found less-than-ideal weather conditions at the Stone Creek Golf Course.

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The Pine City High School girls varsity tennis team made a statement with its last two matches of the regular season, earning a pair of 6-1 victories – and the conference championship – as the team prepares to head into the playoffs. 

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Despite some excellent play, including a thrilling goal line stand and fumble recovery, the Dragon varsity football game on Sept. 24 was not what players, coaches and fans had hoped for. The Esko Eskomos took a 15-0 lead in the first half and ran away with the game with three more touchdowns…

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The Dragon football squad showed a lot of grit as they came back from a 21-8 deficit to earn their first win of the year with a final score of 32-21 over Hibbing. This victory also means that the “Golden Dumpling” trophy will be held by Dragon Assistant Coach Dennis Howard until next year’s …

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The Dragon tennis team traveled to Aitkin this past Friday for a strong 7-0 finish on their way to Hibbing for the Hibbing Invitational. 

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Dragon volleyball only had one game this week, playing the East Central Eagles and earning a decisive win on their home court on Tuesday, Sept. 14. 

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Eight teams came to Pine City seeking glory in the annual Eberhart Invitational girls tennis tournament, but in the end it was the home team that walked away with the best overall record. 

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The Aitkin Gobblers left no doubt in last Friday’s visit to the Dragon home field, when they ran up the score 22-0 by halftime and beating the Pine City squad by a final 42-8. The 0-2 Dragons will now take a road trip to Hibbing/Victory Christian Academy for a non-league game on Friday, Sept 17.

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The Pine City varsity volleyball squad had two games this past week, hosting the Proctor Rails on Tuesday, Sept. 7 and traveling to Hinckley on Thursday, Sept. 9.  

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The Dragon girls tennis squad won two more matches this week to gain momentum going into this weekend’s Eberhart Invitational. 

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The Pine City Dragon football squad started their season with a 32-6 loss to the North Branch Vikings on Sept. 3. The Dragons will host Aitkin on Friday, Sept. 10 and look to get back on the winning track. The Gobblers’ high-powered offense could offer the Dragons a challenge, having earned …

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The Dragon varsity volleyball had a big start to the 2021 season. The team officially kicked off the season on Friday, Aug. 27, playing Milaca, Pierz, Pillager and Braham in the Royalton tournament. On Monday, Aug. 30, they traveled to Mora, and they finished the week hosting Milaca on Thurs…

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Dragon volleyball is back on the court this fall, and Coach Tami Nelson said her squad is excited to be facing the challenges of a new – and hopefully more normal season. 

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The Dragon girls tennis program has built an amazing record of success over the years, and Coach Kristin Unverzagt said she is excited to see how this team will build on that winning tradition over the course of the season.

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The Dragon varsity football team will hit the field this year under the watchful eyes of co-head coaches Nate Fort and Andrew Burger. After a year of COVID-19 restrictions, the coaches – and their team – are looking forward to taking on the competition in front of a hometown crowd.

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The Pine City High School Cross Country team is stretching out in anticipation of a new season, and Coach Jared Clementson said his young squad is looking to develop their skills this year. 

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The girls tennis team kicked off their season with a trip to St. James to battle Marshall, St. Peter, and St. James.  They worked hard the first week of practice to come out strong for our first matches of the season.  

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Reanna Cruz, of Pine City, finished fourth in the Class A state meet in the girls 800 meters for Legacy Christian Academy. She also broke a 38-year-old section meet record the prior week before the state meet. Her parents are Heather and Jon Cruz.

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Members of the Pine City High School Trap Team took a trip to Alexandria for the 2021 State Clay Target Tournament.

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Members of the Pine City High School track squad headed to the Section 5A Track Meet at St. John’s University on Wednesday, June 9 with high hopes, but hot weather and tough competition kept them from truly hitting their stride. 

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The Pine City Dragon baseball squad is rolling onward in the playoffs, after epic victories over tough opponents kept the team on track for the next stage in their journey.

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The boys tennis season came to a close last week with the individual section tournament that began in Mora and concluded in Pine City. Each team in the section was able to submit two singles players and two doubles teams. For the locals, Parker Sell and Hunter Danielson were the singles part…

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The temperatures were in the 70’s with sun, low humidity and a light breeze at the Sub-Section 18A meet in Milaca on Tuesday, June 1, and the Pine City Dragon track teams came in determined to warm things up even more. 

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An outstanding tennis season came quickly to a close in the second round of playoff action as the Dragons fell to Litchfield last Tuesday after whitewashing New London-Spicer on Monday. Coach John Eberhart said, “We knew we were strongly favored against New London and that Litchfield’s Drago…

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On Thursday, May 20, the Great River Conference boys golf meet was held at Bulrush Golf Course in Rush City. The Pine City team won first with 378 points, second place finisher was Braham 390 points, East Central was third with 395, Hinckley-Finlayson 398 and Barnum 426. Moose Lake Willow Ri…

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Pine City’s tennis team had an inauspicious ending to its regular season with a 6-1 loss at Virginia last week. The teams had met locally earlier this year but the results were the same according to coach John Eberhart. 

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On Sunday, May 23, the skies were cloudy and the wind was gusting out of the east, making for some challenging shooting conditions. 

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Vivian Lahti arches over the high jump bar at the True Team Meet in North Branch on May 18. 

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Cool and windy weather conditions along with a trio of long-time rivals confronted the boys tennis team but the locals were up to the challenges as they finished with lopsided victories over Chisago Lakes, Aitkin, and North Branch. “It was a busy week but we picked up three nice wins and two…

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On Wednesday, May 12, a Great River Conference meet was held at Izaty’s Golf and Yacht Club. East Central, Mille Lacs, Rush City, Barnum, Braham, Hinckley-Finlayson, Moose Lake Willow River, and Pine City participated. Winning first was the Pine City team with 391; second place was Moose Lak…

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The Dragon baseball squad has been running hot and cold this season, but earned a 12-1 victory over East Central on May 14 to build on. 

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Pine City High School sophomore Ella Sell broke two school records in one week. On Tuesday, Sell broke the 1600m record,  then on Thursday Sell broke the 3200m record while competing in Rush City.  Both records had recently been held by Alaina Steele. For many years – and just three previous…

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Cool and windy weather conditions along with a trio of long-time rivals confronted the boys tennis team but the locals were up to the challenges as they finished with lopsided victories over Chisago Lakes, Aitkin, and North Branch. “It was a busy week but we picked up three nice wins and two…

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The Pine City High School track squads had a meet in Milaca called “Battle for the Rum River” on Thursday, May 6. 

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On Wednesday, May 5, Izaty’s Golf and Yacht Club held a Great River Conference golf meet. The team from Barnum was first with the lowest score of 415. Braham came in second with 427; Pine City third 431; Moose Lake Willow River finished fourth with 440 and Hinckley-Finlayson was fifth with 462. 

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In Week 3 results of  the Pine City High School Trap Shooting season,  84 shooters ventured out in rainy conditions to compete in Section 9A of the Minnesota State High School Trap League.  

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