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Cartoon by Ken Catalino
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Cartoon by Ed Fischer
June 1, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Three Rockets blank Rails 12-0
Tribune Sports RAYMOND — The Raymond Rockets trounced the Willmar Rails on Wednesday, winning the Cornbelt League game 12-0 in seven innings. The Rockets put up crooked numbers in four separate innings, translating their 12 hits into 12 runs. Jordan Smith and Calvin Kosminskas each...
June 1, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 30, 2016
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Chuckers fight off Eagles
REGAL — Jordan Olson homered and had two RBIs, leading the Atwater Chuckers to a 6-5 County Line League win over Regal Sunday. Josh Cunningham scored twice for Atwater, which at one point held a 6-2 lead. Justin Schroeder doubled and knocked in a run for the Chuckers. Austin Kampsen...
May 30, 2016 - 11:44pm
May 27, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Bird Island strikes quickly in win over Atwater
Bird Island jumped out to a quick three run lead in the first and Atwater could never catch up, losing 4-2 in a non-league amateur baseball game...
May 27, 2016 - 11:43pm
May 25, 2016
Area Roundup: Cardinals advance two doubles teams, singles player to Section 8AA finals
BECKER — Willmar had two doubles teams and a singles entrant advance out of the Section 8AA-South tournament on Wednesday, including Peyton Fischer who finished third in singles. The freshman started his day beating No. 6-seeded Spencer Mattson of Big Lake, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (8-6)....
May 25, 2016 - 11:25pm
May 22, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Chuckers down NLS on bases-loaded walk in 10th
Brian Kingery drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning, leading Atwater to a come-from-behind 10-9 win over New London-Spicer in...
May 22, 2016 - 11:33pm
May 20, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Thunstedt handcuffs Nicks in Rails’ win
Tanner Thunstedt struck out 10 in a complete-game performance as the Willmar Rails defeated St. Nicholas 2-1 in a non-league amateur baseball...
May 20, 2016 - 11:43pm
May 18, 2016
Amateur Baseball Roundup
SACRED HEART — Jordon Kontz was 3-for-4 and Travis McGlauflin limited Sacred Heart to just two hits as Marshall clipped the Saints 2-1 in a Cornbelt League game Wednesday. Nate Hebrink and Jeremy Hinderks were the only two Saints to manage a hit — both singles — as McGlauflin...
May 18, 2016 - 11:42pm
May 15, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Strong pitching leads Rockets to shutout win over Kilowatts
John Sawatzky pitched six innings of one-hit ball and Alex Lotthammer earned a save by striking out seven in three scoreless innings as Raymond defeated Granite Falls 3-0 on Sunday in a Corn Belt League game
May 15, 2016 - 11:25pm
September 8, 2015
Rec Sports: WCER Sunday Soccer League playoffs commence
The Willmar Community Education and Recreation’s Sunday Soccer League first round playoffs began Sunday at Roosevelt Fields. No. 2 seed...
September 8, 2015 - 12:06am
September 5, 2015
Amateur Baseball: NLS Twins' state run ends
The New London-Spicer Twins' run in the Class C state amateur baseball tournament ended with a 6-0 loss to Plato in the third round on Saturday
September 5, 2015 - 7:24pm
August 30, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Draftees hurl NLS Twins into third round at state tournament
WATKINS — New London-Spicer starter Brad Mergen threw seven shutout innings before running into trouble, but the draftee from Farming had plenty of support at the plate as the Twins eliminated Delano from the Class C State Amateur Baseball Tournament by posting a 7-3 win in the...
August 30, 2015 - 11:53pm
August 18, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Class C State Tournament Schedule
Class C State Tournament Aug. 21-Sept. 7 At Cold Spring and Watkins FIRST ROUND Friday, Aug. 21 1. Lake Henry vs. Blue Earth at Cold Spring, 7:30 p.m. 2. Raymond vs. Maple Plain at Watkins, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 3. Lamberton vs. Shakopee at Watkins,...
August 18, 2015 - 9:58am
August 16, 2015
Golf: Jacobson wins state Public Links championship
Andy Jacobson, playing out of Willmar’s Eagle Creek Golf Club, shot a pair of 2-under par 70s on Saturday and Sunday to win the 91st Minnesota Public Golf Association State Public Links Championship at GreyStone Golf Club
August 16, 2015 - 10:56pm
August 14, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Updated Area Region Playoffs Pairings
Here are the updated region playoffs pairings for amateur baseball teams in the West Central Tribune's coverage area. New London-Spicer in 15C is the only area team to have secured a spot in the Class C State Tournament so far. REGION 9C At Rosen First Round Friday,...
August 14, 2015 - 11:11pm
August 2, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Atwater thumps Twins in CLL title game
ATWATER — Atwater trailed by one in the fifth inning but broke open the game with five runs, then tacked on four more in the later innings to overwhelm New London-Spicer 10-3 in the County Line League championship game on Sunday at Kingery Field. Josh Cunningham was 4-for-4,...
August 2, 2015 - 11:31pm