Two Cornbelt North League are scheduled for Sunday. Paynesville will play at Starbuck and New London-Spicer plays at Norway Lake-Sunburg to start the double-elimination playoffs. Both games begin at 1:30 p.m.
New London native Aaron Barber shot a four-under-par 68 and is in 14th place after the first day of the Scholarship America Showdown in Byron Thursday. Barber, who hasn't made the cut at a Nationwide Tour event since The Rex Hospital Open June 5, made four birdies on the Somersby Golf Club course. John Turcott leads the field at eight-under-par.
Willmar native Marilyn Lovander finished the first day of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic tied for 77th with a two-over-par 73 at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio, Thursday. In seven events this season, Lovander has earned $7,842.
The Willmar VFW baseball team hosts Montevideo in a game that is slated to begin at 6 p.m. The Willmar VFW II team is at Starbuck tonight.
Result Thursday Marshall 19, Granite Falls 6 Marshall scored at least three runs in each inning as Granite Falls (3-2) was playing its first game in over two weeks. Granite Falls scored all of its runs in the fourth as 12 batters helped produce six hits to plate the six runs, highlighted by a two-run triple from Zach Morris. Granite Falls (3-2)...000 60 - 6 8 7 Marshall...................473 5x - 19 19 4 HITTING - Granite Falls: Ian Olson 1-for-3; Taylor Tollefson 1-for-3; Luke Berg 1-for-2; Zach Jorgenson 2-for-3, rbi; Jarrett Berg 1-for-3, rbi; Zach Morris 1-for-3, 3b, 2 rbi;
PAYNESVILLE -- Sam Bayer doubled home two runs in the bottom of the ninth, giving Paynesville a 3-2 win in the Cornbelt North League playoffs on Wednesday. Ryan Hess pitched three hitless innings of relief for the win. He walked none and struck out four. Jamie Paul hurled the first six innings and allowed six hits and two runs. Hess led off the Paynesville ninth with a single and moved to second on a single by Paul.
Amateur Baseball Litchfield at Hutchinson, 7:30 p.m. Morris at Dumont, 7:30 p.m. Raymond at Milroy, 8 p.m. Legion Baseball Morris at Fargo (2), 5:30 p.m. VFW Baseball Montevideo at Willmar I, 6 p.m. Willmar II at Starbuck, 6 p.m.
Legion Baseball Marshall 19, Granite Falls 6
Madison's 21st annual Stinker Day 3-mile Lutefisk Run and one-mile Uff Da Walk will be Juy 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in front of the Grand Theatre on main street. There will be six age categories for each gender. Registration fee is $10 for runners and $1 for walkers. Registrations may be sent to John Shurb, Rt. 1, Box 469, Louisburg, MN 56256 or register at Main Street Decorating in Madison. For more information, call 320-568-2435, 320-568-2443 or 320-598-7688.
The Willmar American Legion baseball team will play its eighth game in six days when it plays at Sacred Heart tonight. Willmar is 13-6 on the season. Game time is slated for 6 p.m. Tri-Town plays Sacred Heart at 8 p.m.