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July 28, 2013
Amateur Baseball: Twins earn spot in 15C tournament
The New London-Spicer Twins will return to Minnesota’s amateur baseball region tournament level where they are the defending champions in Region 15C. Also advancing are the Regal Eagles, who last went in 2009. Regal was the No. 4 seed and the Twins No. 3 starting the County...
July 28, 2013 - 11:34pm
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Milroy downs Bird Island to sweep Cornbelt titles
MILROY — An eight-run third inning was all Milroy needed to down Bird Island 10-5 and win the Cornbelt League playoffs title Sunday. Milroy’s David Schmidt and Matt Bauer provided some offensive punch in the middle of the Yankee’s lineup, supplying three hits apiece. Milroy...
July 28, 2013 - 11:14pm
July 26, 2013
Amateur Baseball: Milroy edges Bird Island
BIRD ISLAND — Two runs in the top half of the ninth inning allowed Milroy to edge Bird Island 6-5 Friday and force a winner-take-all game between the top-seeded Yankees and the Bullfrogs Sunday for the Cornbelt League playoffs title. Milroy’s Matt Bauer doubled twice, singled...
July 26, 2013 - 11:53pm
July 19, 2013
Amateur Baseball: Rockets take out Granite Falls; Bird Island roughs up Sacred Heart
RAYMOND — John Sawatzky pitched a three-hitter and Raymond set the tone with a six-run first inning in a 10-0 win over Granite Falls on Friday night in the Cornbelt League playoffs. Raymond’s Mike Jeseritz had three hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs. Tyler...
July 19, 2013 - 11:18pm
July 11, 2013
Biederstedt still going strong at 52
By Darcy Martin For the Tribune Kris Biederstedt is young at heart and truly defines the meaning of perseverance. At 52, most people wouldn’t think of finding joy knocking pads on the gridiron. But the tale of the West Central Broncos lineman is very unique. Kris attended...
July 11, 2013 - 11:43pm
Area Baseball: Fransen strikes out 14 in Sacred Heart victory
SACRED HEART — Ryan Fransen struck out 14 Montevideo batters and the Saints broke open the game with a six-run sixth inning in a 9-1 win Wednesday night. Ryan Hebrink homered, doubled and drove in five runs, and Jeff Hinderks doubled twice and drove in three runs. Fransen...
sports / college
July 11, 2013 - 1:51am
July 9, 2013
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Sacred Heart secures first-round bye for Cornbelt playoffs
GRANITE FALLS — Sacred Heart clinched the No. 2 seed for the upcoming Cornbelt League playoffs by beating Granite Falls 6-4 Tuesday. The Saints finish 8-4 in league play and will have a bye in the first round of the playoffs, which start Sunday. Milroy is the No. 1 seed after...
July 9, 2013 - 11:53pm
July 7, 2013
Amateur Baseball: Atwater drubs Regal to claim County Line title
REGAL — Mike Malvin worked a complete game and the Atwater Chuckers wrapped up the County Line League regular-season championship with an 8-3 win over Regal on Sunday. Atwater finished 8-2 and Regal, New London-Spicer and Norway Lake-Sunburg are tied for second with 6-4 marks....
July 7, 2013 - 11:37pm
Amateur Baseball: Sacred Heart topples Cornbelt champion Milroy
SACRED HEART — Run-scoring singles from Mike Kuschel (first inning), Trent Novotny (sixth inning) and Dakota Freiborg (seventh inning) aided Sacred Heart’s 4-2 win over the Cornbelt League’s regular-season champion Milroy Yankees Sunday. Sacred Heart is tied with Bird Island...
July 7, 2013 - 11:35pm
July 2, 2013
Amateur Baseball: Sacred Heart hammers Rails
SACRED HEART — Jeremy Hinderks had a home run and double among his three hits and he drove in four runs, and Dakota Freiborg doubled in three runs to lead Sacred Heart to a 12-6 Cornbelt League win over the Willmar Rails on Tuesday night. The Rails took a 3-1 lead into the bottom...
July 2, 2013 - 11:32pm
Amateur Baseball: Anderson, Schroeder lift Atwater past Lakers
ATWATER — Jacolby Anderson was 3-for-3 with a home run, Justin Schroeder knocked in three runs and Michael Malvin threw seven-plus effective innings Monday to help the Atwater Chuckers double up the Norway Lake-Sunburg Lakers 8-4 in a County Line League game. Jeff Peterson...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 27, 2013
Amateur Baseball Roundup
WILLMAR — Behind an 11-run third inning, the Marshall A’s roughed up the Willmar Rails 16-2 Thursday in a Cornbelt League game. The A’s (11-3) had a 3-2 lead after two innings before sending up 15 batters to the plate and getting eight hits — all singles — in the third. Jordan...
June 27, 2013 - 11:22pm
June 26, 2013
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Bird Island drubs Rails behind cycle from Serbus
BIRD ISLAND — Elliot Serbus hit for the cycle and three Bird Island pitchers combined to hold Willmar to just one hit as the Bullfrogs collected an 11-0 win Wednesday in a Cornbelt League game. Serbus singled in a run in the second inning, slugged a two-run homer in the third,...
June 26, 2013 - 11:00pm
June 23, 2013
Amateur Baseball Roundup
PAYNESVILLE — A pair of shutouts tossed by Josh Bungum and Aaron Savelkoul propelled Paynesville past Starbuck 5-0 and 2-0 Sunday in a County Line League doubleheader. The teams were scheduled to play Friday in Starbuck, but the recent rains forced a postponement. Bungum held...
June 23, 2013 - 11:38pm
June 20, 2013
Amateur Baseball Roundup
Late Wednesday Games Cornbelt Sacred Heart 5, Marshall 3 Mike Kuschel hit the go-ahead single scoring Trent Novotny in the seventh inning to break a 3-3 tie and lift Sacred Heart over Marshall. The Saints are at the Miller Lite Invitational this weekend hosted by Green...
June 20, 2013 - 11:12pm