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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
July 14, 2015
VFW Baseball: Brainerd 16-U sweeps St. Cloud Blue
McCale Peterson and Braydon Borg each cranked out three hits to lead Brainerd's 16-U team to a 3-1 win over St. Cloud Blue in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday. Ryan Miller drove in two runs, one with a fourth-inning double. Borg contributed doubles in the fourth and sixth...
July 14, 2015 - 10:40pm
July 7, 2015
VFW Baseball: Peterson, Flanagan propel Brainerd
ST. CLOUD - McCale Peterson went 3-for-4 and scored three runs and Bryce Flanagan struck out eight in a complete game as the Brainerd 16-U VFW team whitewashed St. Cloud Red 4-0 Tuesday. Peterson doubled in the fifth and singled in the first and seventh innings. Flanagan walked...
July 7, 2015 - 9:06pm
June 19, 2015
Area VFW Baseball: Pierz nips St. Cloud in bottom of 12th
PIERZ - Lane Girtz's walk-off hit in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted the Pierz VFW team to a 5-4 win over the St. Cloud Blue Friday. Logan Lease contributed four hits for Pierz. David Skiba pitched seven innings with three strikeouts. He walked two and allowed five hits and...
June 19, 2015 - 9:26pm
June 18, 2015
VFW Baseball: Brainerd sweeps Sauk Rapids
Will Peabody went 2-for-3 and Braydon Borg drove in two runs and pitched a complete game as Brainerd's 16-U VFW team beat Sauk Rapids 10-8 in the first game of a doubleheader Thursday. Borg allowed six hits and no earned runs. He struck out seven and walked just one. Brainerd won...
June 18, 2015 - 10:16pm
June 15, 2015
VFW Baseball: Knettel no-hitter highlights doubleheader sweep
SARTELL - Connor Knettel pitched a no-hitter with no walks as the Brainerd 16-U team blanked Sartell 7-0 Monday. Knettel struck out six and hit one batter as Brainerd raised its overall record to 11-0. Gabe Raguse was 2-2 with a double and RBI. In Game One, Will Peabody, Bryce Flanagan,...
June 15, 2015 - 5:14pm
June 14, 2015
VFW Baseball: Brainerd 16-U team wins tournament
McCale Peterson collected three hits and Mac Brink pitched a complete game as the Brainerd 16-U team defeated Totino Grace 8-4 Saturday to win the Monticello Tournament. Peterson finished 3-for-5 with two runs and an RBI. Colin Kleffman was 2-4 with a double and two RBIs. Brink surrendered...
June 14, 2015 - 9:51pm
June 11, 2015
VFW Baseball: Brainerd sweeps St. Cloud West
Bryce Flanagan's one-out RBI double in the bottom of the eighth enabled the Brainerd 16-U team to edge St. Cloud West 2-1 in Game One of a doubleheader Thursday at Adamson Field. McCale Peterson was 3-for-3 with a run scored. Braydon Borg pitched a complete game allowing one run...
June 11, 2015 - 8:18pm
June 9, 2015
VFW Baseball: Brainerd sweeps season-opening twinbill
Bryce Flanagan pitched a complete game and went 3-for-3 with three RBIs to lead the Brainerd 16-U VFW team to a 6-1 win over Pierz in the first game of a season-opening doubleheader Monday at Adamson Field. Flanagan struck out three, walked three and allowed no earned runs and three...
June 9, 2015 - 9:46pm
August 11, 2014
VFW Baseball: Ranview captures state championship
Ranview scored twice in the bottom of the first inning and held off Grand Rapids 2-1 for the VFW baseball state championship Monday at Adamson Field in Brainerd. Grand Rapids scored its only run in the top of the sixth. Ranview completed an unbeaten state tournament, beating Becker...
August 11, 2014 - 9:24pm
August 5, 2014
VFW Baseball: Ranview, Becker to open state tournament
District 4 champion Ranview of St. Paul will play Becker at 10 a.m. Thursday at Adamson Field in Brainerd in the opening game of the VFW state baseball tournament. Preceding the tournament is a banquet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Brainerd National Guard Armory. Parents are...
August 5, 2014 - 10:23pm