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Brainerd VFW Post 1647
August 13, 2018
VFW Baseball: Chaska blanks Brainerd for state championship
Brainerd's run in the VFW State Baseball Tournament ended Sunday, Aug. 12, in sour fashion with Post 1647 falling to Chaska 10-0 in five innings...
August 13, 2018 - 3:00am
August 11, 2018
VFW Baseball: Laber's walk-off hit advances Brainerd
The Brainerd VFW baseball team walked off Grand Rapids Friday morning at Adamson Field in Brainerd to extend their state tournament life to the...
August 11, 2018 - 9:00am
August 10, 2018
VFW Baseball: Brainerd remains in winner's bracket
Brainerd wins 2 Key: Ethan Sannes and Michael Laber threw complete-game victories Overall: Brd 23-4 Next: Brainerd vs. Grand Rapids at Adamson...
August 10, 2018 - 2:00am
August 9, 2018
Baseball: Brainerd primed to defend home turf
Brainerd VFW Post No. 1657 didn't earn its way into this weekend's 64th annual VFW State tournament, but it wants to show it belongs. Brainerd...
August 9, 2018 - 9:00am
July 27, 2018
VFW Baseball: Pierz eliminates Brainerd in District 6 tournament
ST. CLOUD—Broc Peterson went 2-for-3 for the Brainerd VFW team as its run in the District 6 tournament ended Thursday, July 26, with an 11-2 loss to Pierz. Gunnar Wicklund doubled and Colby Watland tripled for Brainerd which enters the state tournament Aug. 9-12 at Mills and...
July 27, 2018 - 4:49pm
July 26, 2018
VFW Baseball: Brainerd rallies to eliminate Sauk Rapids in District 6
ST. CLOUD—Michael Laber went 4-for-6 with five RBIs to help the third-seeded Brainerd VFW team to a wild 17-16 victory over No. 7 Sauk Rapids in a losers bracket game in the District 6 Tournament Tuesday, July 24. Trailing 16-15, Brainerd scored once in the bottom of the seventh...
July 26, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 24, 2018
VFW Baseball: Litchfield holds on to edge Brainerd in district opener
ST. CLOUD—Konnor Wicklund delivered three hits and Broc Peterson two as third-seeded Brainerd was edged by No. 6 Litchfield 9-8 in the opening round of the District 6 VFW Tournament Monday, July 23. Wicklund finished 3-for-4 and Peterson 2-4 with a run scored and three RBIs....
July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
July 23, 2018
Legion Baseball: Brainerd splits with Duluth to end regular season
DULUTH—Colin Kleffman hit two doubles for the Brainerd American Legion team as it defeated Lakeview of Duluth 7-5 in Game Two of a regular-season ending doubleheader Saturday, July 21. Alex Haapajoki was 2-3 and Eli Sundquist 2-4 with two runs scored for Brainerd. Bryce McConville...
July 23, 2018 - 4:30am
July 19, 2018
VFW: Brainerd advances in 16U playoffs
Jake Miller finished 3-4 with three runs scored and Kaleb Sundquist was 3-4 with three RBIs and a run to power Brainerd past St. Cloud Red 8-7 Wednesday in the first round of the 16U playoffs in Brainerd. Brainerd rallied from a 7-6 deficit by scoring two runs in the bottom of the...
July 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
July 14, 2018
VFW Baseball: Brainerd enjoys productive July
The Brainerd 15U VFW team posted a 6-2 record over the past two weeks. Brainerd swept Andover June 29 with 6-2 and 11-7 victories. In Game One, Conrad Provost pitched tehw in as he allowed just two runs on six hits. Wil Carlson posted two hits for Brainerd. In Game Two, Theo Lund...
July 14, 2018 - 10:30am
July 13, 2018
VFW Baseball: Brainerd pitchers shutout Maple Lake
MAPLE LAKE —Carter Brau pitched a two-inning no hitter and Ethan Sannes tossed a complete-game shutout to lead Brainerd to a 12-0, 11-0 sweep of Maple Lake Wednesday. Brau's quick no-hitter happened in Game Two as Brainerd tallied five runs in the first and six in the second....
July 13, 2018 - 5:30am
June 30, 2018
VFW Baseball: Brainerd splits doubleheader with Monticello
MONTICELLO—A five-run fifth inning catapulted Monticello to an 8-4 Game One victory over Brainerd Post 1647 16U team Thursday in a game postponed earlier in the season because of rain. Brainerd rebounded with a 3-1 Game Two victory In the opener, Jake Miller finished 3-4 with...
June 30, 2018 - 2:30am
June 29, 2018
VFW Baseball: Brainerd sweeps St. Cloud West
ST. CLOUD—Brainerd's Michael Laber went 4-5 with a double, home run, four RBIs and three runs scored to ignite Brainerd to a 15-4 Game one win over St. Cloud West Wednesday. In Game two, Laber was 1-2 with a run and an RBI as Brainerd completed the sweep with a 6-1 victory....
June 29, 2018 - 9:30am
June 28, 2018
VFW Baseball: Brainerd sweeps Sartell
Broc Peterson held Sartell to one hit and three walks as he struck out six to pitch Brainerd to a 6-1 Game One victory Tuesday. A four-run fourth inning propelled Brainerd to a 7-3 Game Two victory. In Game One, Peterson went 3-3 with three runs at the plate and Jake Miller as 1-4...
June 28, 2018 - 2:00am
June 27, 2018
VFW Baseball: Warrior rally falls short
SARTELL—A four-run seventh inning was one run less than the Brainerd VFW needed as it fell 10-9 to Sartell Monday. Conrad Provost was 2-4 with two runs scored and two runs driven in. Harry Carlson hit a double and scored three times and Andrew Zuk was 1-1 with a double, a run...
June 27, 2018 - 1:30pm