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July 26, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Lastrup win division titles
The Nisswa Lightning defeated Fort Ripley 6-1 and the Lastrup Lakers beat the Buckman Billygoats 10-9 Sunday to capture the North and East Division championships respectively. All four teams advance to the Region 8C tournament starting Saturday in Pierz representing the one and two...
July 26, 2016 - 9:03am
July 18, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Lightning advance to North title game
FORT RIPLEY—Aaron Jenkins went 3-5 with a double and Jason Roepke recorded three RBIs for the second-seeded Nisswa Lightning, who advanced to the North Division Championship game with a 6-2 victory over the top-seeded Fort Ripley Rebels Sunday in a winners' bracket game. Scott...
July 18, 2016 - 10:14pm
July 17, 2016
Victory League Baseball: Nisswa, Lastrup advance to division title games
The Nisswa Lightning and Lastrup Lakers advanced to championship games in the North and East Divisions, respectively, with victories in the winners' bracket Sunday. The second-seeded Lightning topped the North's No. 1 seed Fort Ripley Rebels 6-2 while the East's No. 1-seeded Lastrup...
July 17, 2016 - 10:29pm
July 3, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa picks off Devils
Nisswa 14, St. Mathias 5 NISSWA—Nate DeChaine and Luke Schumer each homered twice for the Nisswa Lightning, who pounded out 19 hits in a 14-5 win over the St. Mathias Devils Saturday. DeChaine finished 3-6 with six RBIs and Schumer was 4-5 driving in three runs. Morgan Shepherd...
July 3, 2016 - 4:16pm
June 30, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Lastrup cages Bulldogs
PIERZ—Lastrup exploded for a seven-run third inning leading to Wednesday's 11-2 victory over the Pierz Bulldogs. Brad Meyer, who pitched the victory, finished 4-5 with an RBI and two runs scored. Jason Sadlovsky was the only other Lakers player with more than one hit as he finished...
June 30, 2016 - 10:55pm
June 27, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa blanks Miners
NISSWA—Drew Sannes went 3-4 with five RBIs and Luke Schumer finished 3-5 with a pair of doubles for the Nisswa Lightning, who beat the Cuyuna Ranger Miners 10-0 in eight innings Sunday. Kyle Schaible allowed two hits over seven innings before giving the mound to Luke Messner...
June 27, 2016 - 6:43pm
June 26, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Unbeaten Rebels lose to Avon
Avon 7, Fort Ripley 2 Avpn - The league's last remaining undefeated team, the Fort Ripley Rebels, lost 7-2 to the Avon Lakers Saturday in a battle between the North and South Division leaders. The Rebels recorded nine hits by nine different batters. Logan Kalis was tagged with the...
June 26, 2016 - 10:14pm
June 12, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Lightning tally 61 runs in 2 games
AITKIN—The Nisswa Lightning tallied 61 runs in two-seven inning games over the weekend. The 8-1 Lightning crushed the Aitkin Steam 38-2 Sunday and overpowered the Holdingford Express 23-2 Friday night. Further details on the game with Aitkin were not available. (7 innings)...
June 12, 2016 - 11:35pm
June 5, 2016
Victory League Baseball: Unbeaten Rebels lead North Division
Fort Ripley 4, Aitkin 1 AITKIN—The Fort Ripley Rebels stayed unbeaten at 8-0 and on top of the North Division with a 4-1 victory over the Aitkin Steam Sunday. Nick Jelacie ripped a solo home run and Rhett Williamson doubled twice driving in two runs for the Rebels. Brian Skluzacek...
June 5, 2016 - 10:54pm
May 30, 2016
Victory League Baseball: Kalis, Rebels shutout Freeport
Fort Ripley 7, Freeport 0 FORT RIPLEY—Logan Kalis pitched eight innings striking out five and allowed just four hits for the unbeaten Fort Ripley Rebels who picked up their second shutout of the weekend with a 7-0 win over the Freeport Black Sox Monday. Brett Kramer belted a...
May 30, 2016 - 9:26pm
May 22, 2016
Victory League Baseball: Unbeaten Lastrup sweeps Royalton
ROYALTON—Chad Weiss pitched seven shutout innings and led the unbeaten Lakers at the plate as Lastrup defeated the Royalton Riverdogs 4-0 in Game One of their East Division doubleheader Sunday. Weiss was 3-5 with a run and struck out five while allowing five hits before giving...
May 22, 2016 - 10:56pm
May 16, 2016
Victory League Baseball: Fort Ripley remains unbeaten
FORT RIPLEY—Brian Skluzacek and Logan Kalis both doubled while going 2-4 to help the Fort Ripley Rebels remain unbeaten with a 5-1 win over the St. Stephen Steves Sunday. Bill Sather also doubled for the Rebels who are 3-0 and lead the North Division. St. Stephen 1 5 1 Fort...
May 16, 2016 - 8:56pm
May 1, 2016
Victory League Baseball: Aitkin Stream open inaugural season with 12-0 win
AITKIN—The first-year Aitkin Stream opened their season with a 12-2 victory over the St. Wendal Saints in seven innings Sunday afternoon. The Stream are the latest team to join the Victory League and will be competing in the North Division. Their next game is 1:30 p.m. Sunday...
May 1, 2016 - 9:32pm
August 23, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Weiss keys 5-4 Lastrup win over Fairmont
COLD SPRING - Chad Weiss worked seven innings and was 2-5 at the plate with a double and three RBIs for the Region 8C Lastrup Lakers who defeated the 13B Fairmont Martins 5-4 in the opening round of the Minnesota Class C state tournament Sunday night. Weiss struck out five, walked...
August 23, 2015 - 10:23pm
August 9, 2015
Amatuer Baseball: Jenkins homer advances Nisswa
SOBIESKI - Aaron Jenkins belted a two-run, walk-off homer in the 10th inning that gave Nisswa a 5-3 victory over the Sobieski Skis and advanced the Lightning to Saturday's Region 8C championship game. The Lastrup Lakers defeated Avon 5-3 and Fort Ripley Rebels came from behind to...
August 9, 2015 - 9:52pm