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May 21, 2010
Rails meet Milroy in home opener tonight
The Willmar Rails will take on the Milroy Yankees in their home opener tonight in a Cornbelt League baseball game at Bill Taunton Stadium. Three other Cornbelt League games are also on tap tonight: Raymond at Granite Falls, Sacred Heart at Bird Island and Atwater at New London-Spicer. All...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 17, 2010
Amateur Baseball: Norway Lake-Sunburg spoils Willmar opener
SUNBURG -- Willmar scored in the first inning of its first amateur baseball game of the season, but fell to Norway Lake-Sunburg 11-3 in a Cornbelt League game Sunday. Jordan Olson hit an RBI single after the Rails' first two batters walked. Willmar took a 3-1 lead in the fourth...
May 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2010
Willmar Rails open season on Sunday
The Willmar Rails open the 2010 amateur baseball season Sunday at Norway Lake-Sunburg in a Cornbelt League game. Also playing Cornbelt games on Sunday: Granite Falls at Paynesville, Regal at Raymond, New London-Spicer at Sacred Heart, Atwater at Milroy, and Bird Island at Starbuck. All...
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Willmar Rails slated to hold first practice of season April 5
The Willmar Rails amateur baseball team has tentatively scheduled the team's first practice for April 5. Current players and any first-year interested players should contact Anthony Stern at 320-905-3546.
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Work continues at Taunton Stadium
Upgrades continue at Baker Field at Bill Taunton Stadium for the Minnesota amateur baseball tournament in August and September 2010. A retention...
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
Willmar Rails host Sacred Heart today
Barring a surprise ruling at the State Amateur Baseball board meeting on Saturday, the Willmar Rails will be playing their final game of the season on Friday. The Rails will host Sacred Heart in a Cornbelt League game at 7:30 p.m. today at Bill Taunton Stadium. Willmar and Atwater...
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am
July 16, 2009
Ineligible Willmar Rail player was an invalid contract issue
The Willmar Rails were disqualified from the playoffs when right-handed pitcher Anthony Stern was ruled ineligible because he did not have a valid contract. Stern signed a contract to play amateur ball with the Rails in 2005, then asked for his release in 2007, expecting to play...
July 16, 2009 - 12:04am
July 13, 2009
Raymond tops Willmar in Cornbelt action
WILLMAR -- After blasting to an 8-1 lead, the Raymond Rockets settled into orbit before landing safely with an 8-5 win over Willmar at Bill Taunton Field on Sunday evening. Neither of the Cornbelt South teams were sharp. Raymond committed five errors and Willmar four. And Rails'...
July 13, 2009 - 12:00am
July 6, 2009
Amateur Baseball: Granite Falls tips Rails in 12th, 2-1
GRANITE FALLS -- Granite Falls' Cam Vien stroked a single to score Brandon Bjelland and give the Kilowatts a 2-1 win over Willmar in Cornbelt South League amateur baseball action Sunday. Granite Falls (8-5, 9-7) picked up two walks and Bjelland took third on a fly ball out in the...
July 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 3, 2009
Amateur baseball on tap Friday, Sunday
With the holiday weekend approaching, baseball fans will have to go to area amateur baseball games to get their fix. Friday, Paynesville plays at Atwater at 7:30 p.m. in a Cornbelt South game, and Litchfield hosts Eden Valley at the same time. There are three Cornbelt League games...
July 3, 2009 - 12:00am
June 27, 2009
Willmar squeezes out win
WILLMAR -- The No. 5 hitter in any lineup wouldn't be the one to place a bunt with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning in a tie...
June 27, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Willmar Rails host Bird Island tonight
The Willmar Rails amateur baseball team hosts Bird Island in a Cornbelt League game at Bill Taunton Stadium tonight. The Rails (6-6, 6-6) are currently fifth in the six-team South Division. Bird Island is 2-6, 2-8. In other Cornbelt games tonight, Sacred Heart is at Raymond and...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 25, 2009
Zimmermann, Milroy shut down Willmar
WILLMAR -- Mahlon Zimmermann and the Milroy Yankees blanked the Willmar Rails 11-0 in seven innings Wednesday in Cornbelt South amateur baseball...
June 25, 2009 - 12:00am
June 24, 2009
Rails host Milroy at Taunton Stadium
The Willmar Rails will try to cool off the Milroy Yankees' bats tonight at Taunton Stadium in a Cornbelt League amateur baseball game. Milroy (11-1, 16-3) is coming off an impressive 10-4 win over Raymond on Sunday that gave the Yankees the lead alone in the South Division. Willmar...
June 24, 2009 - 12:00am
June 20, 2009
Seehusen hit in ninth lifts Rails past Regal, 5-4
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Rails scrapped for two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to slip past Regal 5-4 in Cornbelt League action Friday...
June 20, 2009 - 12:00am