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Tribune photo by Tom Larson The Willmar Stingers stand for the National Anthem before Game 3 of the Northwoods League North Division playoffs against the Mankato MoonDogs on Wednesday at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar.

Stingers' season wrap: Record-setting season comes up short


WILLMAR — It was a record-setting season for the Willmar Stingers.

Though the Stingers fell to the Mankato MoonDogs in the first round of the Northwoods League playoffs — an unfortunate repeat of their 2012 playoff run — Willmar set a franchise mark with 46 wins and the best record (46-26) in the North Division while breaking in new manager Drew Saberhagen and dealing with a near complete roster turnover from 2013.

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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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