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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton The Storm Troopers of the Imperial Army are no match for Stingers' mascot Obi Wan Kenobi Barry and his flashing light sabre on Monday at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Brave Barry freed bat boy Andrew DeJong from the grasp of the sinister Lieutenant (in black). The Star Wars characters, including Princess Leia who also appeared, belong to the 501st Legion, an all-volunteer, world-wide affiliation of costume enthusiasts who make appearances for charity and to promote the...

Stingers fall to Waterloo, creating 4-way tie for first in Northwoods North


WILLMAR -- Willmar's Corben Green extended his hitting streak to 20 games but the Waterloo Bucks topped the Stingers 6-4 on Monday at Bill Taunton Stadium.

Waterloo's Thomas Lindauer hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the fourth inning to break a 2-2 tie and give the Bucks a lead they wouldn't relinquish.

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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