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VFW Baseball: State tourney schedule changed

With Brainerd VFW's victory over Becker in the District 6 championship game Wednesday night in Cold Spring, Brainerd will take the District 6 spot in the upcoming VFW state baseball tournament Aug. 7-10 in Brainerd.

Becker will slide into the host position in the bracket. Because of this change, Becker will open the tournament at 10 a.m. Thursday at Don Adamson Field against Barnsview. Brainerd will play the District 2 champion, Mankato, at 12:30 p.m. at Adamson Field.

All other festivities surrounding the tournament will remain the same. The opening ceremonies will be held at Adamson Field on Thursday with the tournament's first game at 10 a.m.

Thursday night , 5:30 p.m., will be veteran's night at Mills Field. All veterans and a guest will be admitted free and will receive a hot dog and drink.

At the start of the game veterans will be honored and are invited to line the ball field with the teams and honor guard.

The championship game is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday at Adamson Field. A second game will follow if needed.