The Dragon boys tennis team lost to Breck on June 4 and also fell to Hibbing High School. They went on to send the doubles team of Jake Adams and Dusty Bergstrom, and individual player Parker Sell, to the State Tournament held June 4 -7 at the Reed Sweatt Center.
The Pine City Athletic Hall of Fame Committee members – Kris Clementson, Wally Connaker, Elisa Mill, Loren Samuelson, Lenny Stoffel, Jared Clementson and Jena Dennis – are now accepting nominations of former Dragons for possible induction into the Hall of Fame.
This weekend Bob Nelson will bike his 27th MS 150. Nelson said biking the MS 150 started as something fun to do with his 12-year-old son, but it has turned into much more.
The top two individuals and one relay team qualified for the State meet on Wednesday, May 29 during the Section 5A track meet at St. John’s University.
Justin Matson was a 220 lb. silver medalist at the 2019 Northern Plains Regional Freestyle wrestling tournament this past weekend at the RCTC Regional Sports Center in Rochester, Minnesota. The Northern Plains Regionals attracts State placers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, North Da…
The Great River Conference Championship meet in Braham on Tuesday, May 14 provided the best weather the track and field teams have had all season. This aided in many great performances and led to GRC Championships for both the Dragon boys and girls teams.
Some catches might have been bigger, but few fishermen were prouder than Lenny Ames, son of Andy and Leah Ames, who reeled in a smallmouth bass on Saturday, May 11 on Cross Lake.
Harter Memorial Field Day is a spring tradition in Pine City. The families of young Dragons come out to cheer on all the competitors, and stroll the halls of Pine City Elementary looking at the familiar names holding past records. Field Day 2019 will be held on May 17.
Pine City faced a lot of heavy competition, as most of the competing schools are from the larger Class AA, during the True Team Meet in Esko on Tuesday, May 7. The Dragons were ready to compete, after 11 days of workouts due to a canceled Tigerama Meet in Rush City.
A moment of silence was observed before the National Anthem, and blue-ribbon pins were passed out to all 12 teams to be worn during the competition to honor fallen Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn prior to the 62nd annual Chengwatana Track Invitational on Friday, April 26.
The 2019 Pine City High School Trap Team has a team record 93 shooters, an increase of 16 from last year. Because of the high number of participants, the team will again be placed in one of the top classes in the state.
The Dragons track and field team traveled to Foley on Thursday, April 18 for the Foley Invite. Pine City tested themselves against some very strong competition and had six performances that made it into the top 10 list in Pine City School History.
The Dragons traveled to Rush City on Tuesday, April 9 to participate in the Rush City Invite. Pine City did great despite the cold and windy weather. The athletes performed well, but they will improve once the weather gets nicer. Despite the weather, both the girls and boys track and field t…
Weather held off for Pine City to host the Cool Dragon Invite on Tuesday, April 5. Pine City brought in schools that they don’t compete against much during the regular season with many of the teams bringing good competition for the Dragons.
Last year’s golf season saw the boys finish first in the conference, while the girls missed a conference title by one point. Four players advanced to the second day of sections, but no one made it to state. “We hope to change that this year,” said coach Adam Jensen.
Dragon baseball finished last season with 10 wins and 10 losses. They lost to Moose Lake Willow River 11-10 in the first round of playoffs. Therefore, one of their goals for this season is to finish with an above .500 record and to win a playoff game.
The Dragons’ overall record from last season added up to an impressive 13 - 1. They lost in the section 6A finals to Litchfield, now the section favorite for this season.
The Dragon softball team’s last season record ended up 2-17 with a loss in the first round of subsections in post season play. This year’s theme is positive – ‘We don’t sweat – we leak awesome.’
The Pokegama Lake Association donated $500 to the Pine City Trap Team for the 2019 season. The popular sport continues to grow by leaps and bounds in Pine City, and this year there are over 90 youth participating.
Dragon hockey finished their season after clinching the Two Rivers Conference Championship for the fourth year in a row. Dusty Bergstrom, George Miller, Alex Laven, Jordan Stich, Parker Sell and Gabe Westbrook were named All Conference, with All Conference Honorable Mentions going to Luke F…
With most athletes on vacation for spring break, the Dragons headed off to the Great River Conference indoor meet at the Foley Fieldhouse on Saturday, March 30. Pine City brought only 36 athletes out of their 105 student roster.
March is National Athletic Trainers Month and Pine City is extremely fortunate to have Rebecca Huberty (Becky). Becky attended the College of St. Scholastica where she earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology in 2014 and her master’s degree in athletic training in 2016. She curren…
Minnesota has a new state record lake sturgeon, so large that anglers had to drill five holes to fit the 6-1/2 foot long fish through the St. Croix River ice. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources certified the fish as a catch-and-release record.