Troy Urdahl coached his second baseball team to a state championship this summer. Urdahl, a 1996 Litchfield graduate, is the head coach of St. Anthony Village High School, which defeated Paynesville 13-1 to win the Class AA state title on June 16 in St. Cloud. Urdahl also coached St. Anthony's VFW baseball team to the state title on Sunday. St. Anthony beat Rochester Century twice in the final, 2-1 and 12-10.
The Montevideo American Legion baseball team will face Landgon, N.D. (44-9) in the quarterfinals of the Midwest National Tournament at 10 a.m. Thursday in Viroqua, Wis. Montevideo (20-6) finished second to Jordan in the state title last weekend in Willmar. Jordan meets Black River Falls, Wis. in its opening game at 5 p.m. Thursday. The tournament concludes on Sunday.
Registration for the Willmar Youth Football Association's tackle football league for this fall's fifth and sixth graders will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hodapp Field. A free clinic conducted by the Cardinal football staff and players will start at 6 p.m. For more information phone 231-1776.
The Tribune sports department is requesting that all area school districts submit varsity schedules for all fall sports. Fax to 320-235-6769 or send an e-mail to email@example.com .
WHEATON -- Andrew Hughes threw a four-hit shutout to keep Benson alive in the Region 9C amateur baseball tournament with a 1-0 win over Appleton Sunday. Hughes struck out 13 and walked two for the complete game victory. Wes Stettner drove in the game's only run with a single in the seventh inning, which scored Jon Wittenberg. The Chiefs (13-8) will hosts three games starting Saturday. They'll face Willmar at 1:30 p.m., Dumont will play Raymond at 4:30 p.m.
SPICER -- Tim Hegna and Aaron Jacobson tied for first place among professionals at the Little Crow Country Club Hard Hat Pro-Am on Sunday. Hegna of Sundance at Maple Grove and Jacobson of Rush Creek at Maple Grove each shot 70 to win $900 each. Sam Drodofsky of Little Crow tied for third with Shannon O'Neil, one shot behind with 71s. They each earned $550. Each professional was teamed with three amateurs. There were 76 teams.
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WILLMAR -- Madison native Brent Gloege, who now resides in Fargo, N.D., captured the Men's Open title of the Rice Classic Tennis Tournament this past weekend, beating Willmar native Kyle Rice of Chaska 3-6, 6-0, 10-8. Gloege, who was second in the New London-Spicer tournament July 25, teamed up with Chad Schmiesing of Spicer to win the Men's Open Doubles crown, too. Michelle Bailey, a senior-to-be at Winona State, beat Willmar's Megan Wrobel, a junior-to-be at College of St. Benedict 6-3, 6-3 in the Women's Open final.
REGAL -- Norway Lake-Sunburg lost twice this weekend and was ousted from the Region 15C Amateur Basball Tournament. New Munich defeated Norway Lake-Sunburg 5-2 on Saturday and Lake Henry nipped the Lakers 8-7 on Sunday. Norway Lake-Sunburg finished the season 11-12. Saturday's Game New Munich 5, Norway Lake-Sunburg 2 The Lakers were held to six hits by New Munich's Shawn Schoenberg, who went the distance for the win. Scott Olson led NL-Sunburg with two hits, including a double.