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July 26, 2015
VFW Baseball: Season comes to an end for Willmar
WILLMAR — The Alexandria 16s scored on an error in the eighth inning and held Willmar to four hits to post a 5-4 win in the loser’s bracket final on Sunday evening in the District 5 VFW Baseball Tournament. Only Noah Streed and Tyler Johnson had hits for Willmar as both singled...
July 26, 2015 - 10:49pm
July 15, 2015
VFW Baseball: Fergus Falls overwhelms Willmar
WEDNESDAY RESULT Fergus Falls 24, Willmar 0 Wednesday was obviously not the Willmar VFW’s day, as Post 1639 fell to Fergus Falls 24-0 at Swansson Orange. Tyler Johnson had two hits, including a double, but Willmar managed just three hits off Fergus Falls pitchers Peter...
July 15, 2015 - 11:17pm
July 13, 2015
VFW Baseball: Elseth, Willmar too much for Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — Tyler Johnson was 3-for-4, Jon Broman had three RBIs and Brandon Elseth tossed a complete game to help Willmar VFW Post 1639 topple Litchfield 8-1 on Monday. Willmar led the entire game and took an 8-0 lead after scoring twice in the fifth and five times in the sixth...
July 13, 2015 - 11:33pm
July 12, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar wins Starbuck tourney
GLENWOOD — The Willmar Post 1639 won three games and the championship at the Starbuck VFW Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. Willmar defeated Sauk Centre 9-3 in Sunday’s championship game. Post 1639 downed Albany 11-6 on Saturday, and took out Paynesville 9-2 in the tournament...
July 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 10, 2015
VFW Baseball: Starbuck too much for Willmar
WILLMAR — Starbuck struck early and late en route to drubbing Willmar 9-2 on Friday at Swansson Field. Starbuck collected just three more...
July 10, 2015 - 11:49pm
June 30, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar drubs Montevideo
WILLMAR — Grant Bangen tossed a one-hitter with six strikeouts and was one of six Willmar players to get two hits at the plate as Post 1639...
June 30, 2015 - 11:33pm
June 28, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar wins 3 of 4 over weekend
WILLMAR — Ronny Mehr scored three runs as Annandale came back from an early deficit to defeat Willmar 8-7 in the second game of a doubleheader on Sunday. Blake VanDeEinde was 3-for-3 and Noah Streed recorded two RBIs for Post 1639. A Willmar error allowed Ronny Mehr to reach...
June 28, 2015 - 11:55pm
June 26, 2015
VFW Baseball: Johnson’s arm, bat ignite Willmar’s rout of Madison
MADISON — Tyler Johnson threw four scoreless innings and was 3-for-4 at the plate to help Willmar shut out Madison 13-0 Friday in five innings. Willmar scored in every inning, including five in the first to take control early. Post 1639 collected nine hits off two Madison pitchers...
June 26, 2015 - 11:42pm
June 22, 2015
VFW Baseball: Broman single in 9th gives Willmar walk-off win
WILLMAR — After losing twice to New Ulm in a doubleheader last Thursday, Willmar got some revenge on Monday as Jon Broman’s one-out single in the ninth inning gave Post 1639 a 6-5 win at Bill Taunton Stadium. Willmar started strong by producing four runs in the first inning...
June 22, 2015 - 11:36pm
June 17, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar downs Morris
Despite the rain, Grant Bangen pitched a complete game striking out five as the Willmar VFW team defeated Morris 4-1 on Tuesday at Swansson Field
June 17, 2015 - 5:01am
June 9, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar capitalizes on two late errors to edge Alex
WILLMAR — Jon Broman reached on error in the seventh inning, stole second and scored the winning run on another error as Willmar Post 1939 defeated the Alex 15s 10-9 on Tuesday at Swansson Fields. Alex scored three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game before Broman...
June 9, 2015 - 11:40pm
November 24, 2014
VFW Men’s Auxiliary assemble Thanksgiving meal packages for vets
WILLMAR — Veterans and their families received a thank you for their service Saturday from the Willmar VFW Post 1639 Men’s Auxiliary. This...
November 24, 2014 - 12:13am
September 11, 2014
VFW to host fall conferences
WILLMAR — An estimated 400 people are expected to attend the annual Department of Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars annual Fall Conference slated Friday through Sunday at the Willmar Conference Center. The conference is an educational event and provides information on various...
September 11, 2014 - 11:11pm
July 27, 2014
VFW Baseball: Willmar’s season comes to an end
GLENWOOD — Willmar edged Ortonville 4-3 to play another game Saturday in the loser’s bracket of the District 5 playoffs, but Starbuck wouldn’t let Post 1639 advance any further as the host team blasted Willmar 18-4 in five innings. Willmar broke a late 3-3 tie in its game...
July 27, 2014 - 10:56pm
July 9, 2014
Area Baseball: Lindstrom drives home Granite’s game-winner in 10th
GRANITE FALLS — Blake Lindstrom’s single to center field brought home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Granite Falls Legion team defeated Sacred Heart/MACCRAY 4-3 on Tuesday. In the bottom of the 10th Zach Fischer drew a walk, was sacrificed to second,...
July 9, 2014 - 12:17am