SACRED HEART -- Tadd Tepfer of Sacred Heart threw his second no-hitter in four days, blanking Minneota 1-0 in an American Legion pitcher's duel Monday. Tepfer, who no-hit BOLD Thursday, struck out 16 and walked three. The Sacred Heart (4-6) defense also committed two errors. Minneota didn't get a runner past second base, but had a runner in scoring position in three separate innings. Just like Thursday, Tepfer didn't get a lot of support from the Sacred Heart offense. Tepfer beat BOLD with two hits from the team in a 2-0 win.
Late result Sunday Non-League St. Cloud Orthopedic 2, Litchfield 1 Jeff Wollin took a five-hit shutout into the ninth inning before misfortune struck. The veteran right-hander gave up a leadoff homer to Mike Innes to tie the game and Brian Mathiasen followed with a double. St. Cloud then attempted to sacrifice Mathiasen to third, but Litchfield threw the ball away, allowing him to score the winning run. Wollin walked two and struck out six. He also had two of the Blues' six hits. Litchfield 001 000 000 - 1 6 1 St.
Willmar Winged Foot Running Club July 5 at Willmar 50 DASH Pre-school Girls: Joely Palmer, Kerkhoven, 14.5; Juliana Palmer, Kerkhoven, 15.1 100 DASH Pre-school Girls: Joely Palmer, Kerkhoven, 30.1; Juliana Palmer, Kerkhoven, 31.7 PeeWee Boys: Jack Erickson, Willmar, 22.3 Bantam Boys: John Palmer, Kerkhoven, 20.1 Midget Girls: Janessa Palmer, Kerkhoven, 19.6 Masters (60-69): Mike Burns, Milan, 19.2 200 DASH Pre-school Girls: Juliana Palmer, Kerkhoven, 1:10.2 Bantam Boys: John Palmer, Kerkhoven, 45.1 Midget Girls: Janessa Palmer, Kerkhoven, 47.1 Masters: Mike Bu
Results Sunday Benson Shortstop 1. John Freeman, Chaska TC..........112* 2. Eric Peterson, Benson GC...........112 3. Terry Kragero, Pomme de Terre..113 4. Brock Graff, Pomme de Terre.....114 5. Dan Enderson, Benson GC...........117 Mark Harris, Alexandria GC........117 Grant King, Eagle Creek GC........117 John Lieser, Pebble Creek GC......117 9. Will Harris, Alexandria GC..........118 10. Corey Peterson, Benson GC.........119 11. Chris Buckingham, Benson GC....120 12.
Results Saturday at Litchfield 8-mile run Male results (Name, Age, City, Time) 1. Joel Dudgeon, 39, Wabasso 47:34 2. Jacob Yurek, 25, Silver Lake 48:18 3. Patrick Lowder, 18, Chanhassen 49:03 4. Kenny Fillbrandt, 16, Glencoe 49:51 5. Eric Kronback, 31, Westbrook 50:19 6. David Hartz, 49, Cold Spring 51:07 7. Charlie Keller, 18, Chanhassen 51:39 8. Jeff Delwiche, 47, Glencoe 51:44 9. Jamie Haugen, 35, Olivia 52:12 10. Doogan Flanders, 17, Paynesville 53:44 11. Jeff Bond, 40, Prinsburg 54:18 12. Tommy Lowder, 15, Chanhassen 54:22 13. Kyle Drange, 25, Atwater 54:38 14.
Legion Baseball Hutchinson at Litchfield (2), 6 p.m. Glenwood vs. Tri-Town at Atwater, 6:30 p.m. Kerkhoven at Wheaton, 6:30 p.m. Paynesville vs. Albany at Avon, 6:30 p.m. Madison at Minneota, 7 p.m. VFW Baseball Willmar I at Morris, 6 p.m. Benson at Willmar II, 6 p.m.
Legion Baseball Willmar 7, BOLD 0 Sacred Heart 1, Minneota 0 MACCRAY 5, Milroy 2
NEW LONDON -- Darren Ogdahl had his number retired before the game for his 25 years with the New London-Spicer Twins, then drove in the go-ahead run with a double in the fifth inning as the Twins edged the Willmar Rails 5-2 in a Cornbelt League game Sunday. Ogdahl was the New London-Spicer batboy for three years and a player for 22. New London-Spicer finished in a three-way tie in the North Division with Norway Lake-Sunburg and Starbuck, all with 8-6 records. Steve Wetterling homered and Alex Marcus drove in another run as Willmar scored twice in the top of the fourth inning. New London-Sp
DULUTH -- Willmar came from behind three times over the weekend and finished ninth out of 32 teams at the Duluth Invitational. Willmar went 4-2 overall in the tournament to improve to 13-6 on the season. Willmar split a pair of pool-play games on Friday, then was routed 9-0 by Duluth Lakeview on Saturday morning. But Willmar came back to win its next three games after trailing in each, including a 5-2 victory over Perham in the consolation championship on Sunday. "I'm pleased with the way the team kept coming back," said Willmar coach Dave Oehrlein.