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September 7, 2015
Amateur baseball: Luverne no-hit at state
COLD SPRING — Cannon Falls pitcher Keith Meyers made history Saturday at the expense of Luverne. The Bears’ ace fired the 23rd no-hitter in Minnesota Amateur Baseball State Tournament history. That propelled his team to a 4-0 win in the Round of 16 and knocked the Redbirds out...
September 7, 2015 - 10:54pm
August 23, 2015
Amateur baseball: Hadley season ends in state nailbiter
WATKINS — Hadley had its chances to complete a comeback Saturday in the first round of the Minnesota Baseball Association Class C State Tournament. Belle Plaine jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but Buttermaker pitchers Collin Lovell — a draftee from Windom — and Nick Bruning shut...
August 23, 2015 - 10:26pm
August 17, 2015
Amateur baseball: Hadley begins Sunday, Luverne waits
WATKINS — Hadley will begin its quest for a Class C state title on Sunday while Luverne — the No. 1-seed out of Region 13 — will get a week off. The Buttermakers, who took third in Region 13, open the state tournament at 5 p.m. Sunday in Watkins. They’ll take on the Belle...
August 17, 2015 - 10:06pm
August 4, 2015
Blast from the Past: Koopman, Grothe pitch Rockets into 1965 finals
SLAYTON — As the United States continued to escalate its involvement in the Vietnam War and the Minnesota Twins stretched their lead in the 10-team American League, a pair of Windom area farmers were traveling across the Atlantic Ocean for a 21-day African Safari. That’s right....
August 4, 2015 - 8:43pm
August 2, 2015
Amateur baseball: Hadley churns out win
HADLEY — Sometimes all you have to do is put the ball in play and hope something good happens. That was Joe Larson’s approach at the plate...
August 2, 2015 - 8:46pm
Amateur baseball: Season ends for Jackson, Wilmont
The season ended Sunday for both Jackson and Wilmont with losses in their best-of-3 Region 13C series. The Bulls traveled to Milroy’s Irish Yard for Game 3 of their first round series. The Irish — seeded fourth — took a 5-3 win over No. 5 Jackson for the 2-1 series triumph. Wilmont...
August 2, 2015 - 8:35pm
July 27, 2015
Amateur baseball: Region 13C matchups announced
WINDOM — First round matchups in the Region 13C were decided Monday night at a coaches meeting for the remaining teams. Luverne earned the No. 1 seed and will open up regions against No. 8 Lakefield. The Redbirds had a bye through the First Nite and Gopher League playoffs while...
July 27, 2015 - 11:54pm
July 26, 2015
Amateur baseball: Heron Lake comes back to advance
HERON LAKE — Two days off was plenty of time for Heron Lake to get over a tough loss on Wednesday. After losing to Adrian on a walk-off hit...
July 26, 2015 - 11:39pm
Amateur baseball: Jackson, Hadley finish series sweeps
TRACY — Jackson’s bats went quiet through the middle innings Saturday during Game 2 of the Bulls’ best-of-3 series against Tracy in the First Nite and Gopher League playoffs. Boy, did they wake up late in the contest. The Bulls plated nine runs in the seventh and five more...
July 26, 2015 - 11:30pm
July 25, 2015
Amateur baseball: Wilmont takes series over Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Wilmont held a 5-2 lead with two outs in the bottom of the fifth when a crucial play went its way. Worthington had runners on...
July 25, 2015 - 12:13am
Amateur baseball: Lakefield gets historic win
PIPESTONE — Lakefield made team history Friday in its First Nite and Gopher League playoff game against Pipestone. The Frogs’ 5-3 victory over the A’s gave them a 2-0 win in the best-of-3 series. It is the first time Lakefield has ever reached the Region 13C Tournament. Pipestone...
July 25, 2015 - 12:05am
June 18, 2015
Amateur baseball: Worthington drops Jackson; Lakefield blanks Heron Lake
JACKSON — AJ Hayenga ripped a double on the first pitch of the game and the tone was set. Adam Munkel cracked another one just two pitches later. That helped Worthington score two runs in the first inning. It eventually took an 8-0 lead before finishing off an 8-5 victory over...
June 18, 2015 - 12:02am
August 24, 2014
Amateur baseball: Luverne, Jackson seasons end at state
BELLE PLAINE — Luverne hit the ball well and got a strong pitching performance in its contest with Faribault Sunday night in the second round...
August 24, 2014 - 11:37pm
August 17, 2014
Amateur baseball: Luverne walks off for state tourney win
JORDAN — Delano was one out away from forcing extra innings with Luverne when the two teams met in the opening round of the Minnesota Baseball Association Class C State Tournament Sunday. Luckily for the Redbirds, Skyler Wenninger had other thoughts on the matter. Luvere’s swift-hitting...
August 17, 2014 - 8:31pm
August 6, 2014
Amateur baseball: Fairmont pulls away from Wilmont, Jackson wins in 10
WILMONT — Justin Saufley and Taylor Nawrocki both looked as though they were pitching for their seasons Wednesday night. Wilmont’s Saufley...
August 6, 2014 - 11:07pm