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February 22, 2017
Stingers Baseball: Boys are back in town
WILLMAR — Litchfield native and University of Minnesota outfielder Eddie Estrada is one of five Stingers from the 2016 team who will be...
14 hours 24 min ago
February 8, 2017
Vasquez named Stingers manager for 2017 season
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers announced three hirings to the coaching staff for the upcoming 2017 season. Eric Vasquez will become the fourth...
February 8, 2017 - 9:28pm
December 2, 2016
Just a kid playing baseball
Students at Willmar Community Christian School ended their day Friday different from any other day in the school's history: They talked with...
December 2, 2016 - 11:44pm
November 11, 2016
Barnes embraces life in the majors
Willmar Stingers co-owner Marc Jerzak introduced former Stinger Jacob Barnes to a nice gathering of fans and supporters on Thursday, saying the...
November 11, 2016 - 12:02am
September 15, 2016
Former Stinger earns Royal treatment
The Willmar Stingers' season is long over but a former Stinger is still spending his evenings on the diamond. In Kansas City, that is. 2012 Stinger...
September 15, 2016 - 11:07pm
Pro Football Hall Of Fame tabs Easley as Class of 2017 senior finalist
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced on Monday that former Seattle Seahawks safety Kenny Easley has been selected as a senior finalist for the Class of 2017. The Seniors Committee gathered in Canton, Ohio, on Monday and named its finalist in Easley, who was selected with a first-round...
August 15, 2016 - 10:27pm
Bobo homer ends Stingers' season
ST. CLOUD—Corey Binger made one mistake on Monday but that proved to be enough to end the Willmar Stingers' 2016 season. St. Cloud's Webb Bobo slugged a two-run home run off Binger in the second inning and the lead held up as the Rox defeated the Stingers 2-1 in a Northwoods...
August 15, 2016 - 10:20pm
August 10, 2016
Arbeiter, Estrada lead Stingers over Mallards
MADISON—Willmar's Caleb Arbeiter dominated on the mound and Eddie Estrada produced the game's only runs with a two-run home run as the Stingers defeated Madison 2-0 win on Wednesday to salvage a split of a two-game series. Arbeiter and his Mallard counterpart Luke Matheny were...
August 10, 2016 - 10:51pm
August 9, 2016
Stingers showcase skills in Dreams game
MADISON—Seven members of the Willmar Stingers spent their off day in Madison playing in the Major League Dreams Showcase on Tuesday. Five of the six originally chosen (Eddie Estrada, Dylan Woods, Luke Becker, Danny Pardo and Ty Tice) started for the visiting team in the second...
August 9, 2016 - 10:36pm
August 8, 2016
Stingers can't close the deal
MADISON—The Willmar Stingers had a big home run but shaky relief pitching on the road was a problem once again as Madison grabbed the first game of a two-game Northwoods League series 5-4 on Monday. It was the first of four games the Stingers have in seven days against the Mallards,...
August 8, 2016 - 10:27pm
August 7, 2016
Relaxed and ready
It's always easy to find Greg Lambert on the baseball field. He's not the stereotypical hulking first baseman but his long blond hair, along...
August 7, 2016 - 10:02pm
August 5, 2016
Stingers thump Huskies
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers were down early but used a steady offensive barrage to beat Duluth 7-3 and complete a two-game sweep on Friday...
August 5, 2016 - 10:55pm
August 4, 2016
Stingers stop the streak
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers used a hit parade on Thursday to get one back in the win column against Duluth, beating the Huskies 8-3 at...
August 4, 2016 - 10:43pm
August 3, 2016
Stingers blow late lead
EAU CLAIRE—The Willmar Stingers spoiled a strong start from Caleb Arbeiter by allowing a walk-off walk to Eau Claire and losing 5-4 on Wednesday. The loss is the third in a row for the Stingers, which comes at a bad time as La Crosse is skyrocketing up the standings having...
August 3, 2016 - 11:20pm
August 2, 2016
Stingers offense goes cold in shutout loss to Eau Claire
EAU CLAIRE—Caleb Boushley tossed a four-hit shutout as the Stingers' offense struggled for the second straight game in a 4-0 loss at Eau Claire. Boushley struck out four and didn't walk anyone, and the Stingers only put multiple runners on base in one inning. After plating 14...
August 2, 2016 - 10:01pm