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Fort Ripley Rebels
June 26, 2017
Victory League Baseball: Rebels clinch North Division title
FORT RIPLEY—The unbeaten Fort Ripley Rebels clinched the North Division regular-season title and an automatic berth in the Region 8C tournament with an 11-1 win over the Cuyuna Range Miners in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday. Starter Ethan Branum picked up the win...
June 26, 2017 - 1:58pm
June 19, 2017
Amateur Baseball: Kramer, Rebels doubleup Nisswa
FORT RIPLEY—Brett Kramer struck out six and allowed two late runs on seven hits and six walks to pitch the Fort Ripley Rebels to a 4-2 victory over Nisswa Sunday. Kramer lost his shutout bid in the ninth when Nisswa scored its two runs. Tory Miller, who finished 3-4 with a double...
June 19, 2017 - 10:44pm
June 13, 2017
Victory League Baseball: Rebels remain unbeaten with shutout
FORT RIPLEY—Ethan Branum pitched five shutout innings to help the Fort Ripley Rebels remain unbeaten with a 10-0 seven-inning win over the Pierz Brewers Sunday. Branum earned the win scattering three hits over five innings. Jack Hegarty took the mound in relief and allowed...
June 13, 2017 - 8:49am
June 11, 2017
Victory League Baseball: Jelacie's grand slam sparks Rebels
ROYALTON — Nick Jelacie went 4--for-6 with a grand slam for the Fort Ripley Rebels who defeated the Royalton Riverdogs 15-0 in seven innings Saturday. Brett Kramer earned the win allowing just two hits and striking out seven over five innings before surrendering the mound to...
June 11, 2017 - 10:06pm
June 5, 2017
Victory League Baseball: Boland, Pederson power Lightning past Devils
NISSWA—Drew Boland and Chris Pederson each homered twice for the Nisswa Lightning in a 20-0 victory over the St. Mathias Devils Sunday. The both drove in six runs and scored three times. Boland added a double while going 3-5 and Pederson finished 3-3 with a sacrifice fly. Tory...
June 5, 2017 - 12:43pm
May 31, 2017
Amateur Baseball: Kramer, Rebels take steam out of Aitkin
AITKIN—Brett Kramer hit two home runs and finished with seven RBIs as the Fort Ripley beat the Aitkin Steam 15-1 in Victory League action Monday. Fort Ripley left-hander Ethan Branum struck out 10 in seven innings allowing only a first-inning RBI single to Brian Burman. Kramer...
May 31, 2017 - 2:30am
May 29, 2017
Amateur Baseball: Lastrup overpowers Lightning
NISSWA—Chad Weiss hit a grand slam and Rick Schlieman added a two-run homer as the Lastrup Lakers defeated the Nisswa Lightning 10-3 in Victory League action Monday. Brad Meyer was 3-4 with an RBI for the Lakers. Schlieman finished 2-5 with a double and two RBIs. Weiss was 2-3...
May 29, 2017 - 11:10pm
May 15, 2017
Amateur Baseball: Lightning strike down Devils
ST. MATHIAS - The Nisswa Lightning belted five home runs Sunday as they rolled to an 18-1 seven-inning win over the St. Mathias Devils in a North Division game. Tory Miller led off the game with a solo blast and the Lightning continued from there. Winning pitcher Nate DeChaine added...
May 15, 2017 - 10:52pm
Amateur Baseball: Brewers nip Bulldogs
Brewers 3, Bulldogs 2 PIERZ—Chuck Boser went 2-3 with a stolen base for the Pierz Brewers who tallied all three of their runs in the bottom of the fourth in a 3-2 win over the Pierz Bulldogs Sunday. Brian Kiel struck out nine over five scoreless innings to pick up the win for...
May 15, 2017 - 10:22am
May 8, 2017
Amateur Baseball: Fort Ripley shuts out Bulldogs
Fort Ripley 5, Bulldogs 0 PIERZ—Three pitchers combined to throw a one-hit shutout for the Fort Ripley Rebels, 5-0 over the Pierz Bulldogs Sunday. Jack Hegarty picked up the win striking out 11 without allowing a hit over the first five innings. Logan Kalis threw the next three...
May 8, 2017 - 3:22pm
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 30, 2016
Class C State Baseball: Rebels' season ends in second round at state
HUTCHINSON—Rhett Williamson and Bill Sather each had two hits as the Fort Ripley Rebels' season ended with an 8-2 loss to the Hutchinson Huskies in the second round of the Class C State Tournament Sunday. Trailing 2-0, Fort Ripley tied the game in the top of the third when Bill...
August 30, 2016 - 9:31am
August 28, 2016
Class C State Baseball: Lastrup, Nisswa, Sobieski advance to final 16
Nisswa, Lastrup and Sobieski advanced to the final 16 of the Class C State Tournament following wins in the second round of play at Hutchinson and Delano over the weekend. Fort Ripley played Hutchinson later Sunday with the winner slated to advance against Milroy at 5 p.m. next Saturday....
August 28, 2016 - 11:01pm
August 21, 2016
Class C Baseball: Rebels, Lakers, Skis advance at state
Fort Ripley, Lastrup and Sobieski, representing Region 8C, advanced to the second round of the Class C State Tournament following opening-round victories over the weekend at Dassel and Hutchison. Fort Ripley rolled past Stewartville-Racine 15-2 in seven innings Sunday while Lastrup...
August 21, 2016 - 9:01pm