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February 19, 2016
Candy Ranweiler Underwood, from left, of West Linn, Oregon, Jim Ranweiler of Woodbury, both children of Henry "Lefty" Ranweiler; Maureen Denzer Tucker of Plymouth, daughter of Marlin "Ironman" Denzer; and Steve Schneider of Jordan.play button
Lefty Ranweiler, Steve Schneider, 'Ironman' Denzer join West Central Baseball Hall of Fame
February 19, 2016 - 2:44pm
February 10, 2016
Stingers add two former players, two new ones to 2016 roster
February 10, 2016 - 11:11pm
January 27, 2016
Stingers name Passauer as field manager for 2016
January 27, 2016 - 11:37pm
December 25, 2015
Tom Larson | Tribune
Art and Annette Benson, middle, have been hosts to several Willmar Stingers players since the Northwoods League franchise arrived in town six years ago. Jacob Barnes, right, and Michael Suchy, second from right, are two of those former Stingers and they braved a Minnesota winter to travel from Florida last week to visit the Bensons and two of their children, son Alex and daughter Ashlee.
NWL Baseball: Hosts with the most
December 25, 2015 - 10:18pm
October 22, 2015
Estrada leads first group of 2016 Stingers signees
October 22, 2015 - 11:58pm
August 12, 2015
(Tom Larson, Tribune) Eddie Estrada, left, and Dan Motl, who both enjoyed successful seasons for the Willmar Stingers this year, will also be teammates at the University of Minnesota.
Stingers’ banner season comes to an abrupt end
August 12, 2015 - 10:23am
August 10, 2015
(Tom Larson, Tribune) Willmar’s Eddie Estrada hits a second-inning single to left field against the Duluth Huskies in a Northwoods League North Division playoff game on Monday at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Estrada had two of the Stingers’ four hits in a 2-0 loss.
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Video: Bill Taunton at Taunton Stadium
August 10, 2015 - 12:00am
August 9, 2015
Willmar’s Tyler Heitmann delivers a pitch against the Waterloo Bucks during the Stingers’ final regular-season on Sunday at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Heitmann pitched six innings, allowing a run on one hit while striking out seven. Tom Larson / Tribune
NWL: Stingers win in playoff warmup
August 9, 2015 - 11:11pm
August 7, 2015
Willmar’s Reagan Fowler, center, is mobbed by teammates Ky Parrott, Justin Thaxton, Tyler Leffler and Troy Dixon after Fowler’s walk-off, run-scoring double against Duluth in the bottom of the 10th inning in Friday’s conclusion of a game started Thursday at Bill Taunton Stadium. Tom Larson / Tribune.
NWL: Stingers walk off Huskies in 10th
August 7, 2015 - 10:03pm
August 5, 2015
NWL: Six-run eighth propels Stingers
August 5, 2015 - 10:39pm
August 4, 2015
NWL: Stingers shine in Showcase
August 4, 2015 - 9:48pm
Tom Larson | Tribune
Mankato’s Sulliam Reyes-Rios, right, beats ball to bag as Willmar third baseman Justin Thaxton awaits the throw following a three-base error that led to four unearned runs for the MoonDogs in the second inning Monday at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar.
NWL Baseball: MoonDogs stun Stingers in ninth
August 4, 2015 - 12:54am
August 2, 2015
Rox take 2 of 3 from Stingers
August 2, 2015 - 11:37pm
July 31, 2015
(Ben Brewster, Tribune) Willmar’s Billy Quirke, left, and Brian Kehner, right, congratulate Brian Pruett after Pruett’s two-run home run during the second inning Friday at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar.
Stingers rally past Loggers
July 31, 2015 - 11:49pm
July 30, 2015
(Tom Larson, Tribune) During a 10-game hitting streak that ended on Wednesday, Eddie Estrada was 25-for-44 (.568 average), scored 13 runs and had 19 RBIs for the Willmar Stingers. Entering Thursday’s game Estrada was hitting .373 in his first season with the Stingers.
Estrada gets it together
July 30, 2015 - 11:46pm