BROWNTON -- Jordan Tanner had all three Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City hits, but the Falcons fell to McLeod West 6-2 in a non-conference baseball game Friday. Joel Ahlers allowed two hits over five scoreless innings for the win.
The Willmar Cardinals are hoping to finally open the tennis season when they play at St. Cloud Apollo today, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Some events in the area have already postpones games today because of wet grounds from the recent snow.
The KRA Speedway at the fairgrounds in Willmar has schedule May 3 for its opener, the first of five Thursday night race nights in May. Start time is 6:30 p.m. Four race nights are scheduled for both June and July with five in August, including the county fair on Aug. 8. The regular season concludes Sept. 6. The Fall Festival is slated for Sept. 21-22.
Optimistic that the snow cover will melt away in the next couple of days, the Litchfield Blues amateur baseball team is scheduled to open their season Sunday at 1:30 p.m. against Kimball at Optimist Park. The Blues were to open Saturday at Elrosa, but the game was postponed.
HASTINGS, Neb. -- The Ridgewater College baseball team didn't show any rust for not having played in over two weeks as the Warriors won a pair of games Thursday. Ridgewater, behind two solid pitching performances, posted a 9-1 win over Concordia University JV (Neb.) before beating Hastings College JV 6-1. Freshman right-hander Chad Willenbring gave up only two hits and two walks in six innings to spark the Warriors in the opener. Ridgewater then got another strong outing from sophomore right-hander Chris Koenig against Hastings as the St.
OXFORD, Ohio -- Litchfield native Josh Fenton is the new assistant athletic director at Miami University.
(The following are events scheduled for today that have not yet been reported as postponed) Prep Baseball CENTRAL MINNESOTA Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Eden Valley-Watkins, 5 p.m. CAMDEN Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg vs. Lincoln County at Tyler, 5 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE Marshall at Willmar, 5 p.m. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at McLeod West, 4:30 p.m. Central Minnesota Christian vs. BOLD at Bird Island, 4:30 p.m. West Central at Minnewaska, 4:30 p.m. Buffalo Lake-Hector vs. Renville County West at Sacred Heart, 4:30 p.m. Canby vs.
Former Renville-Sacred Heart coach Ray Miller and his son, John, along with former Raymond coach Harlan Steen will be inducted into the Coaches Association Wrestling Hall of Fame April 28 at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Tickets are $25 for the banquet that includes dinner. To order, call Steve Ricard at 320-843-2710 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
Area activity directors are urged to please report any sporting events that are postponed or cancelled due to inclement weather. Either fax the form provided by the Tribune to 320-235-6769 or send an e-mail to email@example.com .
Late result Tuesday St. Cloud Cathedral 6, Benson 1 Benson started its season indoors, losing to St. Cloud Cathedral 6-1 in West Central Conference action Tuesday. The Braves took only one match with a 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) win from the 3-doubles team of Luke Widseth and Mike Goulet. Benson's singles players were held without a winning set, and the other two doubles teams managed to capture only four games. Singles (1) Peter Freese, SCC, def. Daniel Fragodt 6-1, 6-1 (2) Sam Scheevel, SCC, def. Matt Hagestuen 6-4, 6-0 (3) Jordan Otto, SCC, def. Ben Murphy 6-2, 6-1 (4) Tim Fischer, SCC, def.