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August 7, 2017
Six middle fingers on Snapchat lead to disqualification of Junior League softball team
Let this be a lesson, kids: The next time you want to gloat about beating your opponents on their home turf, think twice - especially if your...
August 7, 2017 - 7:02am
July 24, 2017
Gophers replace softball coach Allister with Duluth's Jamie Trachsel
MINNEAPOLIS — Jamie Trachsel was officially named the new Gophers softball coach on Monday afternoon. Now she can take a breath. "It's crazy...
July 24, 2017 - 7:49pm
July 17, 2017
Softball: Mid-Summer slam a success
For the first time in Brainerd history the Mid-Summer Slam July 14 took place at the Brainerd High School varsity fields. According to Brainerd...
July 17, 2017 - 10:00am
July 14, 2017
Ready for a change, top softball pitcher comes home to Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Sydney Smith can't really explain it. She was simply ready for a change. "I felt in my heart that I wanted something else," she said. "I saw my chance and I took it." After committing to Louisiana State as a sophomore at Maple Grove High School and spending two...
July 14, 2017 - 8:08pm
July 1, 2017
Softball: Wounded Warriors will inspire Brainerd fans
"Life Without a Limb is Limitless." That's the mantra of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) which will play an exhibition game...
July 1, 2017 - 9:00am
June 29, 2017
Softball: Wounded Warriors' appearance highlights festive weekend
July 7 Who: Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team vs. Brainerd All-Stars What: Exhibition softball game Where: Mills Baseball Field, 1700 Mill...
June 29, 2017 - 10:21pm
June 23, 2017
Softball: Pequot wins Grand Rapids tourney
The Pequot Lakes 12-and-under softball team won the second annual Up North Grand Slam tournament June 18 in Grand Rapids. Pequot finished 2-1...
June 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 10, 2017
Class 1A Softball: Pillager denied consolation title
NORTH MANKATO—Kylie Woidyla finished 3-4 with an RBI, but the Kimball Cubs jumped out early and finished with a 9-3 victory over the Pillager Huskies Friday in the Class 1A state consolation championship. Kimball scored two first-inning runs and tacked on three in the fourth...
June 10, 2017 - 4:30am
June 9, 2017
Area Softball: PR-B's Hansen honored by conference
Miah Hansen was selected the Upper Mississippi Conference most valuable player and most valuable pitcher for the conference champion Pine River-Backus Tigers. PR-B finished 19-7 overall and was the subsection runner-up. Hansen also earned the team's MVP award as well as its Golden...
June 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 8, 2017
Softball: Roby MVP of Warriors
Junior shortstop Lexi Roby was voted the most valuable player of the Brainerd Warriors softball team this season by her teammates and coaches....
June 8, 2017 - 12:30pm
June 6, 2017
Brainerd Freshmen Softball:
The Brainerd freshman softball A team finished the season 7-2 and the B team finished 8-0-1. Front row: Kayla Berg (left), Sarah Nesheim, Mackenzie...
June 6, 2017 - 4:30am
June 2, 2017
Area Softball: Pillager captures section title, heads to first state tourney
Hailea Books, Kylie Woidyla and Sam Macheel each stroked two hits to lead South Subsection No. 1 Pillager past North No. 1 Sebeka 8-5 in the...
June 2, 2017 - 9:00am
May 30, 2017
Area Softball: Pillager roars into 5-1A championship game
Ella Kilchesky drove in four runs and winning pitcher Miranda Paananen struck out 11 batters to lead the South Subsection No. 1 Pillager Huskies...
May 30, 2017 - 11:05pm
May 29, 2017
Area Softball: Detroit Lakes ends Flyers' season
DETROIT LAKES—Allison Hoheisel was 2-for-2 with a double as the No. 7-seeded Little Falls Flyers fell to the No. 3 Detroit Lakes Lakers 12-2 in five innings in a Section 8-3A losers bracket game Monday. Angela Meschke was 1-3 with an RBI as the Flyers' season came to an end....
May 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 28, 2017
Area Female Athlete: Pillager's Books showing off her smarts
With a seven-game winning streak, the Pillager Huskies entered postseason play as one of the area's hottest teams. It helps to have one of...
May 28, 2017 - 10:30am