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 By Randy Olson    Sports    August 31, 2017

Jaguars football team set for season opener

This year's edition of the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars football team has 12 seniors who will lead the them into battle on Friday nights as they look to do damage in the Mid-State, Sub-District 3...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    August 10, 2017

Elrosa advances at regions

Elrosa's seventh hit of the game was a memorable one at the Region 15C amateur baseball tournament opener on Friday (Aug. 4) in Farming. Pat Illies stepped the plate with two outs and Kevin Kuefler si...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    August 3, 2017

Elrosa earns region berth

For the third year in a row, the Elrosa Saints amateur baseball team has earned a spot in the Region 15C tournament. The No. 1-seeded Saints dispatched No. 4-seeded Meire Grove on Sunday afternoon...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    July 13, 2017

Elrosa Little Dipper earns top seed

The Elrosa Saints Little Dipper baseball team, comprised of fourth- to eighth-grade players, earned the No. 1 playoff seed for the Stearns County League playoffs. They finished in a tie for first...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    May 18, 2017


The script did not play out like it did two years ago, when the conference championship went down to the absolute wire between Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and Osakis. In 2015, both teams entered the final...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    April 27, 2017

Smooth Magic 107 FM Sports Banquet is May 3 in Glenwood

The sixth annual KMGK sports banquet will be held on Wednesday, May 3 at Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. This is an opportunity for the Glenwood radio station to honor area athletes from...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    March 9, 2017

B-B-E state wrestling update

The first day of wrestling at the Class 1A individual tournament at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul was nearly a wrap when the Bonanza Valley Voice interviewed Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa head coach Jack...


Jaguar wrestlers battle at Section 5A

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars wrestling team competed at the Section 5A individual tournament on February 24 and 25 at New London-Spicer high school. The Jaguars filled 13 of 14 weight...


Jaguar wrestlers primed and ready for state

Four members of the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars wrestling team begin competition at the Class 1A state individual wrestling tournament on Friday morning starting at 9 a.m. at Xcel Energy Center...


B-B-E Snow-Daze coronation games

Here's video from February 14 featuring the Snow-Week coronation games (Pictionary). Pictures from this appeared in the Feb. 16 issue of the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper....

 By Randy Olson    Sports    February 2, 2017

Overtime thriller

Shown is video from the third period and overtime of the 145-pound match between No. 2-ranked Adam Jaeger and No. 10-ranked Shane Whitcomb on Tuesday, January 31 at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa high...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    January 26, 2017

Hauling home the hardware

At the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City meet on Monday (January 23), the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa/Paynesville dance team had a banner night as they head into the final competitions of the regular season. The...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    January 19, 2017

Rising to the top

For the second Friday in a row, the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars have risen to the top of the crowd at a wrestling invitational. On January 20, the B-B-E Jaguars made the very short trip south...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    January 12, 2017

Dance team at MACCRAY

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa/Paynesville dance team competed at the MACCRAY Invitational on Monday, January 16. Teams at the seven-team meet included Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Canby/Minneota,...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    January 12, 2017

Quite the night of wrestling in Paynesville

It was a pure dog fight the entire night. Round after round, the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars wrestling team was stuck in second place, right behind front-runner Paynesville who took a one-point...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    January 12, 2017

B-B-E/Paynesville dance team hosts invitational

A packed house - the best in all the years that Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa has hosted a home dance invitational - saw a terrific dance invitational on Monday, January 9 at the B-B-E elementary school....

 By Randy Olson    Sports    December 8, 2016

Jaguars wrestlers beat Paynesville

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars wrestling team won two matches in home Central Minnesota Conference action on Friday night, December 9. The night started out great for the Jaguars when they...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    October 27, 2016

Shocking playoff loss for B-B-E volleyball team

They certainly did not see that coming. What transpired was something that hasn't happened since 1998. (More on that at further below). The high-flying, hard-swinging offense for the...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    October 27, 2016

Valiant effort falls short for Jaguars football team

Just seconds into their playoff opener on Tuesday, October 25, the underdog Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars football team found paydirt when Isaiah Gilbert ran the opening kickoff back for an 81-yard...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    October 6, 2016

B-B-E stung in overtime at WCA/A

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars could not have gotten a better start to their road game in the heart of Grant County tonight (Friday, September 30). The hosts, West Central Area/Ashby, sputtered o...


Stung at the last second

Smash mouth football with a dose of aired-out pig skins was the name of the game on Friday night (Sept. 2) for the 2016 season opener between Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City....

 By Randy Olson    Sports    August 25, 2016

Great start to state tournament for Regal

The Regal Eagles have won their state tournament opener, just as they did back in 1997 in their last trip to the big show in Minnesota's Class C of amateur baseball. The Eagles, facing the the...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    August 25, 2016

Elrosa Saints win state opener

For the third time in team history, the Elrosa Saints amateur baseball team is heading to the Sweet 16 round of the Class C state tournament. In the Round of 32 at state, Elrosa beat Blue Earth by a...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    August 18, 2016

Region title contest goes down to the wire

Strictly from a baseball fan's viewpoint, the game that played out between Elrosa and Regal could not have been scripted any better. In the Region 15C amateur baseball tournament finals, the Saints an...

 By Randy Olson    Sports    August 18, 2016

Regal Eagles heading to state tournament

The Regal Eagles amateur baseball team is heading to the Class C state tournament for the first time since 1997 and 12th time in team history. From 1985 to '97 they made it to state 11 out of 13...


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