Colorado Rockies leadoff hitter Cory Sullivan tied a major league record on Sunday by hitting two triples in the same inning. Sullivan hit a leadoff triple to the base of the center-field fence off Padres ace Jake Peavy in the fifth inning, then got a two-out triple against Chan Ho Park. It was the 11th time a big leaguer hit two triples in an inning, and the first since 1951.
The Willmar girls golf team opens the season today with a Central Lakes Conference meet at River Oaks Golf Course in Cold Spring. The meet is slated to begin at 2:30 p.m.
Denver defenseman Matt Carle, who led the nation in assists with 42, won the Hobey Baker award Friday night as the top player in men's college hockey. Carle also was selected the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year -- a first in league history.
MADISON -- Eddie Massee pitched three hitless innings of relief and Lac qui Parle Valley rallied past Pipestone 2-1 in the opener of a non-conference doubleheader Saturday. Pipestone took out its frustrations for the opening-game loss on the Eagles in the finale, winning 17-4 to earn a split. LQPV 2, Pipestone 1 Trailing 1-0 in the fourth against hard-throwing Jared Theis, the Eagles got run-scoring singles from Adam Paulson and Tony Ludvigson in the fourth and fifth innings to pull out the win. Ryan Sigdahl hurled the first four innings and allowed four hits and one run, while striking ou
Result Saturday Brookings Invite Team scores Brookings, S.D. 8, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 1 Pipestone 5, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 4 How LQPV/DB fared (Name, won-lost) SINGLES - (1) Dutch Hansen 1-1 (2) Ian Hansen 1-1 (3) Darren Schweiger 0-2 (4) Cody Swenson 0-2 (5) Michael Schliep 0-2 (6) Matthew Roggenbuck 0-2 DOUBLES - (1) Hansen-Hansen 2-0 (2) Schwieger-Swenson 1-1 (3) Schliep-Roggenbuck 0-2 Note: Played under South Dakota rules with 10-point sets and teams playing nine-point matches.
College Baseball Ridgewater 9, Fergus 7 Ridgewater 18, St. Cloud Technical College 3 Ridgewater 10, Vermilion 3 Ridgewater 11, Fergus 2 Prep Baseball LQPV 2, Pipestone 1 Pipestone 17, LQPV 4 Tennis Brookings Invite Brookings, S.D. 8, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 1 Pipestone 5, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 4
Prep Baseball WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Morris at Montevideo, 5 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Albany at New London-Spicer, 4:30 p.m. CAMDEN SOUTH Canby at Dawson-Boyd, 4:30 p.m. CAMDEN NORTH MACCRAY vs. Kerkhoven-Murdock at Kerkhoven, 5 p.m. CENTRAL MINNESOTA Holdingford vs.
ACGC Dual Late results Friday at Atwater Ben Perry shot a 40 to lead MACCRAY to a non-conference dual win. Barry Rothwell followed with a 42 for the Wolverines. Ben Carlson paced ACGC with a 48. Team scoring (1) MACCRAY 185 (2) ACGC 211 Individual MEDALIST - Ben Perry, MAC, 40 Area results ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY - Ben Carlson 48, Jeremiah Nelson 49, Josh Kragenbring 55, Jordan Kaiser 59 MACCRAY - Perry 40, Barry Rothwell 42, Cody Strand 48, Kam Hanson 55
Late result Friday Tomahawk Springfield 21, BL-Hector 0 Tiffany Wilhelmi homered and drove in five runs to lead Springfield. Buffalo Lake-Hector was hitless off three Springfield pitchers and committed nine errors. BL-Hector (0-1, 0-1) 000 00 - 0 0 9 Springfield 153 (12)x - 21 14 0 HITTING - Buffalo Lake-Hector: no hits .... Springfield: Tiffany Wilhelmi 2-for-5, HR, 4 runs, 5 rbi; Olivia Pieschel 2-for-2, 2 runs; Allison Tauer 2-for-4, 4 rbi PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Buffalo Lake-Hector: Sarah Buboltz (L) 32/3-*-20-*-5-*, Brittany Lade 1/3-*-1-*-*-1 ....
NEW LONDON -- The Willmar boys captured the Region 5 Ninth Grade Pacesetters Tournament title Saturday and will now play in the state tournmament July 9 at The College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. Willmar edged Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 39-36 in the championship with Logan Birkland scoring 14 points and Taylor Filipek 10 points and eight rebounds.