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December 1, 2016
High School Athletics: MSHSL adds consolation games in basketball, pitch counts in baseball
BROOKLYN CENTER—Consolation play was added for state basketball tournaments and a pitch count was implemented for baseball during the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors meeting Thursday. Consolation games were added to girls and boys state basketball tournaments...
December 1, 2016 - 11:24pm
September 5, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Sobieski second in Class C tournament
DASSEL—Tyler Jendro was on familiar ground, but any hopes for a repeat of his performance at the 2014 Minnesota State Class C Tournament were dashed when the right-handed pitcher for the Sobieski Skis was tagged with a 5-4 loss to the Raymond Rockets in Monday's championship...
September 5, 2016 - 7:11pm
Amateur Baseball: Lastrup downs Maple Lake
The Lastrup Lakers and Sobieski Skis, both from Region 8, advanced to the Final Four of the Minnesota State Class C Tournament following victories Sunday afternoon in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. Lastrup defeated Maple Lake 3-1 and Sobieski defeated Winsted 15-12. Earlier...
September 5, 2016 - 6:52pm
August 29, 2016
Baseball: St. Mathias harvests split
Chuck Stott, Dennis Hitzemann and Neil Sather each had three hits as the St. Mathias Harvest over 50 team split a doubleheader Saturday against the St. Michael Angels. St. Mathias lost the opener 9-8 and rallied to win the nightcap 9-5. In the opener, the Harvest scored five runs...
August 29, 2016 - 10:01pm
August 24, 2016
Baseball: CLC fall league starts Sept. 11
The first Central Lakes College Baseball Fall League is scheduled to run from Sept. 11 through Oct. 2. Players ages 9-18 are eligible to participate. Teams will be divided up in 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18 age groups. Teams will play a doubleheader each Sunday. Games will be at 11...
August 24, 2016 - 8:21pm
August 16, 2016
Baseball: WYRQ named Twins radio affiliate of year
WYRQ Radio in Little Falls received the fifth annual John Gordon Award as the station was named the Minnesota Twins radio affiliate of the year Saturday at the Ford Center in Minneapolis. WYRQ received a $5,000 grant to give back to the community. The money will go toward the Little...
August 16, 2016 - 7:11pm
August 14, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa wins Region 8C
FREEPORT—Drew Boland and Jeremiah Piepkorn both blasted seventh-inning home runs to insure a 6-3 Nisswa victory over Sobieski in the championship game of the Region 8C tournament Saturday. The Lightning will enter the Class C state tournament as the No. 1 seed. Sobieski will...
August 14, 2016 - 9:24pm
August 8, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Sobieski advances to title game
FREEPORT - The Sobieski Skis advanced to the Region 8C championship game with a pair of 4-2 wins over the Fort Ripley Rebels and the Lastrup Lakers in the elimination bracket Sunday. Andrew Lange earned the win on the mound in both games, striking out nine, while allowing four hits...
August 8, 2016 - 11:25pm
Baseball: Harvest remains unbeaten
Charlie Weber of the St. Mathias Harvest tossed a one-hit shutout during a 5-0 Game One victory over the Stillwater Stallions Sunday in an Over 50 game. Sev Poser pitched the Harvest to the doubleheader sweep with Weber earning a save in a 5-3 victory in Game Two. Steve Athman and...
August 8, 2016 - 8:37pm
Baseball: Bees eliminated
Joel Martin finished 2-4 for the No. 5 Brainerd Bees and pitched six innings in Friday's 8-2 loss to No. 4 Marshall during a play-in game for the Section 7B playoffs. Martin allowed eight runs, three earned, on five hits and three walks. He struck out nine. Blake Peterson and Tim...
August 8, 2016 - 8:37pm
August 7, 2016
Baseball: How the 1952 Brainerd Braves landed 3 black players
John Wesley Donaldson may be the best baseball player most Americans have never heard of. The African-American's career spanned 1908-41 enduring...
August 7, 2016 - 1:39pm
August 2, 2016
Baseball: Harvest sweeps Prior Lake Bald Eagles
The St. Mathias Harvest over 50 team remained unbeaten July 30 with a doubleheader sweep of the Prior Lake Bald Eagles. Charlie Weber pitched a complete game as the Harvest won the opener 3-2. Chuck Stott pitched the nightcap with Sev Poser earning a save in the Harvest's 2-1 victory....
August 2, 2016 - 7:28pm
August 1, 2016
Area Legion Baseball: Pierz finishes fourth at state
LESUEUR—LeSueur-Henderson jumped to a 4-0 lead after the first and never looked back as it defeated Pierz 12-2 in the third-place game of the Division II state tournament Sunday. Lane Girtz was 2-2 with a run and a walk for Pierz. Brett Kapsner walked and later scored Pierz's...
August 1, 2016 - 8:03pm
VFW Baseball: Little Falls betters Becker
Jake Kapphahn tossed a no hitter and went 3-3 with two runs helping Little Falls knock off Becker 5-0 in the winner's bracket of the District 6 tournament in Brainerd. Ben Sowada was 1-3 with a double, two RBIs and scored for Little Falls, which will play Foley 1:30 p.m. Monday. The...
August 1, 2016 - 8:03pm
July 31, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Nine-run inning advances Fort Ripley
PIERZ - The Fort Ripley Rebels tallied nine runs in the second inning, including a Logan Kalis grand slam, on their way to a 13-7 win over the Sobieski Skis in the opening round of the Region 8C Tournament Saturday. Kalis finished 4-6 with the homer, a double and four RBIs. Brett...
July 31, 2016 - 7:35pm