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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 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 15, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Lastrup opens state tournament Saturday
The Lastrup Lakers, the No. 4 seed from Region 8C, will play Detroit Lakes in the Round of 32 at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Dassel in the Class C state tournament. In other opening-round games, the Sobieski Skis (No. 2 8C) will play Worthington at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Hutchinson and the...
August 15, 2016 - 11:42pm
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
August 7, 2016
Region 8C Baseball: Nisswa in driver's seat in tournament
FREEPORT—The Nisswa Lightning moved a step closer to defending their Region 8C title Saturday with a 5-3 victory over the Fort Ripley Rebels in the winners' bracket of the Region 8C Tournament. Trailing 3-2 in the top of the seventh, Aaron Jenkins began a three-run rally for...
August 7, 2016 - 8:32pm
August 5, 2016
Region 8C Baseball: Rubber match between Rebels, Lightning Saturday
During the regular season, the Fort Ripley Rebels defeated the Nisswa Lightning 7-1 and 3-2. In the Victory League North Division playoffs, the Lightning returned the favor, prevailing 6-2 and 6-1. Saturday's Region 8C winners bracket game will be the rubber match as the Rebels and...
August 5, 2016 - 5:59am
August 1, 2016
Region 8C Baseball: Nisswa, Fort Ripley advance to state tournament
PIERZ—The Nisswa Lightning and Fort Ripley Rebels qualified for the Class C state tournament with 10-0 and 21-0 seven-inning wins over the Beckman Billygoats and Lastrup Lakers, respectively, in the winners' bracket of the Region 8C Tournament Sunday. Nisswa and Fort Ripley...
August 1, 2016 - 12:41pm
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
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