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July 27, 2016
VFW Baseball: Brainerd advances to Districts
PIERZ—Max Boran finished 2-3 with a double and two RBIs helping Brainerd eliminate Pierz 8-3 Tuesday and advance to Friday's District 6 tournament. David Benson went 2-4 with two RBIs and Chris Karels was 2-4 with an RBI and two runs scored. Colin Kleffman pitched the victory....
July 27, 2016 - 7:43pm
July 26, 2016
VFW Baseball: Little Falls eliminates Tech
The Little Falls VFW team defeated St. Cloud TEch 2-0 Tuesday to advance to the District 6 tournament Friday in Brainerd. Thomas Kunkel pitched the one hit shutout. Joe Alholm finished 3-4 with an RBI and a run scored. Landon Johnson was 2-2 for Little Falls.
July 26, 2016 - 10:05pm
July 19, 2016
VFW Baseball: Bees blast Sauk Rapids
Hunter Wicklund struck out four over seven innings to pitch Brainerd to a 5-0 victory over Sauk Rapids Monday. Wicklund helped his own cause by going 1-4 with an RBI at the plate. On the mound, he walked four and allowed three hits in the shutout. Colin Kleffman and Sam Miller each...
July 19, 2016 - 9:42pm
July 17, 2016
VFW Baseball: Brainerd 15-year-old team finishes 1-2 in tournament
Sam Miller went 3-for-3 with three doubles, scored three runs and had an RBI as the Brainerd 15-year-old team's appearance in the Gopher State Tournament of Champions ended Saturday with an 8-3 win over Armstrong Cooper in pool play. Ben Jones drove in two runs and went 2-for-3 with...
July 17, 2016 - 9:17pm
July 15, 2016
VFW Baseball: Seventh-inning rally lifts Brainerd past Sartell
Chris Karels went 2-for-3 and the Brainerd 16-year-old team scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to nip Sartell 10-9 at Adamson Field Thursday. McCale Peterson got the win. In 4.2 innings, he allowed four hits and three runs (2 earned) with six strikeouts and two walks.
July 15, 2016 - 10:27pm
VFW Baseball: Brainerd 15-year-old team loses pool play opener
BAXTER—Sam Miller and Morgan Gibson each had two hits including doubles as the Brainerd 15-year-old team lost to Anoka-Ramsey 8-3 in its first game of pool play in the Minnesota 15-year-old Tournament of Champions Friday at Forestview Middle School. Miller drove in two runs...
July 15, 2016 - 10:09pm
July 14, 2016
VFW Baseball: Kleffman, Peterson lead Game One victory
Colin Kleffman fired a 2-hit complete game and McCale Peterson went 3-for-4 with a double as the 16-year-old Brainerd team blanked Buffalo 4-0 in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday. Kleffman struck out seven and walked only one and went 2-for-3 with a double. David Benson...
July 14, 2016 - 11:13pm
July 7, 2016
VFW Baseball: Brainerd 16 team sweeps St. Cloud Blue
McCale Peterson pitched a complete game and went 2-for-3 with a double as the Brainerd 16-year-old team defeated St. Cloud Blue 3-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday. Peterson allowed four hits and one earned run, struck out nine and walked two. Max Boran doubled and finished...
July 7, 2016 - 10:41pm
July 6, 2016
VFW Baseball: 15-year-old team splits with Elk River
Evan Storbakken pitched a complete game and Sam Miller and Andrew Dillon each drove in three runs as the Brainerd 15-year-old team beat Elk River 10-1 in the second game of a doubleheader Tuesday. Storbakken allowed five hits and one earned run with one strikeout and one walk. Miller...
July 6, 2016 - 9:44pm
June 29, 2016
VFW Baseball: Rocori silences Brainerd bats
COLD SPRING—Ben Jones collected the lone Brainerd hit in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Rocori. Jones drove in a run and Andrew Dillon and Morgan Gibson scored Brainerd's runs. Alex Host was tagged with the loss despite giving up just two earned runs. He allowed four hits, walked five...
June 29, 2016 - 10:04pm
June 17, 2016
VFW Baseball: Peterson spurs 16-year-old team past Pequot Lakes
McCale Peterson struck out 12, allowed one hit and collected three hits as the Brainerd 16-year-old team blanked Pequot Lakes 6-0 Friday. Peterson went all seven innings and walked one. At bat, he finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs. Colin Kleffman was 3-for-4 with a double,...
June 17, 2016 - 9:31pm
June 15, 2016
VFW Baseball: Brainerd 16 Team splits with Pequot Lakes
Colin Kleffman and Bryce McConville combined on a 1-hitter to help the Brainerd VFW 16-year-old team to a 2-1 win over Pequot Lakes Tuesday. Kleffman went 5.2 innings and allowed one hit and no earned runs. He struck out 10 and walked three. McConville finished, struck out three and...
June 15, 2016 - 10:22pm
June 12, 2016
VFW Baseball: Brainerd 15 Team sweeps Buffalo
The Brainerd Lakes VFW 15 team swept a doubleheader from Buffalo by scores of 7-3 and 5-4 Saturday at Mills Field. In Game One, Sam Miller went 3-for-4 and scored two runs. Renzen Caughey drove in two runs and Josh Hukriede went 2-for-4. Morgan Gibson, Miller, Andrew Dillon and Hukriede...
June 12, 2016 - 11:35pm
July 21, 2015
VFW Baseball: Sauk Rapids eliminates Brainerd
SAUK RAPIDS - Brainerd grabbed an early 4-2 lead, but was unable to hold on and the VFW 16U Warriors were eliminated from the Subdistrict 6 playoffs Tuesday in a 6-4 loss to Sauk Rapids. The two teams had split a pair of games Monday forcing the third and deciding game Tuesday...
July 21, 2015 - 10:13pm
July 16, 2015
VFW Baseball: Brainerd ends regular season with sweep
Bryce Flanagan and Cole Kubesh each drove in two runs as the Brainerd 16-U VFW team defeated Foley 9-6 in the first game of a doubleheader Thursday at Adamson Field. Braydon Borg ripped a 2-run double in the fifth. Flanagan added an RBI double in the fifth. Trenton Rushmeyer contributed...
July 16, 2015 - 9:11pm