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January 27, 2010
Editorial: Let's hope Legion can stay active
There has been some wonderful news to report during the last few days, with Monday's stories regarding the generosity of area residents (more than $40,000 raised for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight; the collection of more than $54,000 for United Way of Nobles County by JBS employees). There...
opinion / editorials
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
June 15, 2009
VFW BASEBALL: Worthington swept at home
WORTHINGTON -- Visiting Lake Crystal took advantage of inconsistent fielding by Worthington's VFW baseball team Saturday and went home with a pair of closely-contested victories. Aided by four Worthington errors, Lake Crystal scored four runs in the fourth inning of Game 1 and posted...
sports / prep
June 15, 2009 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Q&A with VFW coach Ryan Weber
Q: Looking back on the season, can you describe what the whole experience has been like? A: It was a great experience. We had a good group of kids -- 11 guys led by eight 16-year-olds who had their last opportunity to play VFW baseball and provided leadership. We had some tough times,...
August 14, 2008 - 12:15am
August 7, 2008
Worthington VFW splits at state tourney
PERHAM -- Thrust suddenly into a corner, with its back against the wall, the dilemma facing Worthington's VFW baseball team late Thursday afternoon was simple: win or go home. After suffering a sudden and disheartening 5-4 loss against Grand Rapids in the first round, Post 3958 regrouped...
August 7, 2008 - 10:15pm
August 1, 2008
Area athletes compete at VFW All-Star game
MARSHALL -- Four Worthington VFW baseball players contributed Thursday in the South's 16-9 victory over the North in the Dale Erickson Classic. Kirk McBreen started at shortstop and went 4-for-4 with a double, and Steven Kremer, who made his second All-Star appearance and started...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Worthington VFW team advances to state
GRANITE FALLS -- Mitchell Jensen sprinted toward home plate, leaped into his catcher's arms, pumped his fist and shouted toward the sky. Moments later, as airhorns screamed in the background, the rest of Jensen's teammates joined in celebration of the Worthington VFW baseball team's...
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 28, 2008
Worthington VFW one game from state
GRANITE FALLS -- Justin Larson admitted that he wasn't really thinking. With the game tied in the bottom of the sixth inning Saturday, Worthington VFW baseball coach Ryan Weber ordered his players not to swing until a strike was called. Luckily for Post 3958, Larson disobeyed.
July 28, 2008 - 12:00am
Slayton VFW team eliminated
GRANITE FALLS -- Slayton VFW baseball coach Ryan Beers couldn't explain it. His team had won three consecutive playoff games and four of its past five overall to advance to Saturday's VFW Final Four. Beers' confidence and expectations were high. Slayton, which was playing its best...
July 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 26, 2008
Kremer fulfilling destiny for Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Steven Kremer didn't have a choice. Beginning when he was about 5 years old, Kremer was forced to be a catcher and trained to be a left-handed hitter. At the fields and at his home in Wilmont, he was shaped and raised to be a baseball player. Kremer didn't fight it,...
July 26, 2008 - 12:15am
July 22, 2008
Pipestone rally falls short; Slayton advances with 10-6 victory
PIPESTONE -- The Slayton VFW baseball team had a 7-1 lead Monday night and appeared to be cruising to the No. 2 seed out of the Southern Division. However, Pipestone wasn't giving up easily. Pipestone scored five unanswered runs in the middle innings but was never able to overcome...
July 22, 2008 - 12:30am
July 21, 2008
Slayton to face Pipestone for right to advance in Southern Division of VFW playoffs
PIPESTONE -- All season long, the Slayton VFW baseball team has used big innings to overcome opponents. Sunday's playoff games were no different. Slayton used a pair of three-run innings and received a solid pitching performance from Tayler Streff to defeat Luverne 6-3 in the...
July 21, 2008 - 12:00am
Munkel pitches Worthington to Southern Division crown
PIPESTONE -- Worthington VFW baseball coach Ryan Weber pumped his fist in celebration.
July 21, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Motivational ploy results in playoff victory for Worthington; Pipestone defeats Slayton
WORTHINGTON -- A little extra motivation went a long way Thursday in the Worthington VFW baseball team's 6-2 victory over Adrian. In an effort to get his team fired up, Worthington coach Ryan Weber highlighted and posted an article outside of the home team's dugout quoting Adrian...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
McBreen, Jimenez fitting in with Worthington team
WORTHINGTON -- Octavio Jimenez and Kirk McBreen didn't know what to expect. As "outsiders" new to Worthington's VFW baseball team, the Okabena residents braced for the worst before joining their new team on the diamond this summer. Coming in, Jimenez and McBreen knew some of their...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 15, 2008
Tiesler earns complete-game victory to set up rematch with Worthington in second round of VFW playoffs
LUVERNE -- Luke Tiesler wanted another shot at Worthington. After scattering eight hits and striking out six over a complete-game effort Monday to lead Adrian's VFW baseball team to a 5-3 victory against Luverne, Tiesler will get his wish. Fifth-seeded Adrian will face top-seeded...
July 15, 2008 - 1:00am