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Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
July 30, 2015
Loggers trip up Stingers
WILLMAR — All three runs scored Thursday came on one home run for each team. Unfortunately for the Willmar Stingers, the La Crosse Loggers’...
July 30, 2015 - 11:40pm
July 29, 2015
NWL: Stingers take two from Alexandria
WILLMAR — The Willmar Stingers won their fourth straight game — third against Alexandria — winning both ends of a doubleheader 7-6 and 7-4 on Wednesday. Sean Beesley stole four bases and Storm Wilson drove in three runs in the nightcap, and Zach Strecker won his sixth game. The...
July 29, 2015 - 11:03pm
July 28, 2015
Garcia, Stingers sink Blue Anchors
WILLMAR — Kiko Garcia tossed his first complete game of the season and Eddie Estrada extended his hitting streak to 10 games, lifting the Willmar...
July 28, 2015 - 11:41pm
The Insider: Five Stingers to play in NWL Showcase
Five Willmar Stingers, led by Litchfield native Eddie Estrada, will play in the Northwoods League Major League Dreams Showcase on Aug. 4 in Madison, Wisconsin. Estrada is joined on the visiting team roster for the 4:05 p.m. game by Stingers teammates Reagan Fowler, Dan Motl, Tyler...
July 28, 2015 - 11:31pm
July 27, 2015
Stingers bash Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — Every couple of years, the Willmar Stingers go nuts in Alexandria. Two years ago, the Stingers set their team record scoring 24 runs in Alexandria. On Monday, Willmar threatened that mark, blowing out the Blue Anchors 22-6 behind 19 hits, seven of which went for...
July 27, 2015 - 11:40pm
July 26, 2015
NWL: Mankato slips by Stingers
MANKATO — Craig Nennig burned the Willmar Stingers for the second straight night, doubling in the tying and go-ahead runs in the seventh inning to help the Mankato MoonDogs beat the Stingers 4-3 on Sunday at Franklin Rogers Park. The double, coming off Willmar’s All-Star reliever...
July 26, 2015 - 9:46pm
July 24, 2015
NWL: Stingers go Buck hunting
WATERLOO, Iowa — The Willmar Stingers put it all together in a big way on Friday night against Waterloo. Starting pitcher Brian Kehner was virtually unhittable through seven innings and the Stingers’ offense blasted 14 hits off five Waterloo arms in an 11-1 Northwoods League...
July 24, 2015 - 11:34pm
July 23, 2015
NWL: Anderson sets saves record as Stingers win
WATERLOO, Iowa — Brady Anderson worked a perfect ninth inning in relief to set the Northwoods League’s career saves record and preserve the Willmar Stingers’ 6-3 comeback victory over Waterloo on Thursday night at Riverfront Stadium. Anderson picked up save No. 33 to break...
July 23, 2015 - 11:15pm
July 21, 2015
NWL: South tops North in All-Star Game
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — Willmar Stingers closer Brady Anderson switched roles for the Northwoods League All-Star Game, getting the start and...
July 21, 2015 - 10:50pm
July 19, 2015
NWL: Stingers go into break with a win
WILLMAR — Tyler Leffler drove in three runs and Brady Anderson tied the all-time Northwoods League record for saves as the Willmar Stingers...
July 19, 2015 - 10:46pm
July 18, 2015
NWL Baseball: Stingers quiet Honkers, move closer in North
A big fifth inning and an outstanding start by Tyler Hanson helped the Willmar Stingers close out a four-game road trip with a 7-1 victory over Rochester in a Northwoods League game on Friday
July 18, 2015 - 12:03am
July 16, 2015
Late surge propels Stingers on road
ROCHESTER — Troy Dixon drove in four runs with a two-run homer and a two-run double and Brian Pruett was 3-for-4 as the No. 9 hitter to help the Willmar Stingers double up the Rochester Honkers 8-4 Thursday in a Northwoods League game. Rochester led early on, scoring twice in...
July 16, 2015 - 11:44pm
The Insider: Stingers’ Wilson to participate in Home Run Challenge
Willmar Stingers outfielder and recently-named Northwoods League All-Star Storm Wilson will be participating in this year’s Home Run Challenge before the All-Star Game on July 21 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Wilson entered Thursday’s game at Rochester with three home runs on the...
July 16, 2015 - 11:40pm
July 15, 2015
The Insider: Stingers-Rox game washed out
The Willmar Stingers Northwoods League game Wednesday night at St. Cloud was postponed due to unplayable field conditions at Joe Faber Field. The Stingers will make up the game against the Rox as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, August 2 in St. Cloud. Both games will be seven-inning...
July 15, 2015 - 11:14pm
July 14, 2015
Rox edge Stingers in pitcher’s duel
ST. CLOUD — Willmar Stingers starter Garrett Anderson gave up just two singles and struck out five, but the righthander walked four and was on the losing end of a pitcher’s duel Tuesday as Reese Gregory and the St. Cloud Rox blanked the visiting Stingers 1-0. The only run came...
July 14, 2015 - 11:57pm