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SMSU ATHLETICS: Mustang Memories: 1993 Softball Team

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University is celebrating 50 years during the 2017-18 academic year. During the next few months, SMSU Athletics will take a look back and fondly remember some of the most memorable events, teams, coaches and student-athletes over the past 50 years. This ...

LEGION BASEBALL: Late-inning comeback lifts Marshall Legion

HUTCHINSON – The Marshall Legion baseball team used a combination of strong pitching and defense as well as late-inning hitting to overcome an early deficit against Willmar Monday in the opening round of the Legion playoffs. The Mudcats defeated Willmar 4-2 to advance to the next round of the ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Marshall A’s fall to Brookings

MARSHALL – As the skies cleared and the field dried up from the afternoon showers, the Marshall A’s prepared for one of their tougher matchups of the year. The Brookings Cubs, sporting an impressive 19-3 record on the season, arrived at Legion Field firing on all cylinders. The A’s, ...

TWINS: Berrios, Twins top Yankees 6-1 for elusive home series win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Berrios was coming off his worst start of the season, during which his personal trainer spotted some stiffness on the right side of his delivery. He loosened up. The Minnesota Twins did too, with an early burst. Miguel Sano hit a three-run home run, Jose Berrios ...

AREA GOLF: Tyler Golf Club hosts annual Women’s Gold Cup tournament

TYLER – The Tyler Golf Club hosted the 65th Annual Women's Gold Cup on Monday, July 17. Towns participating were Tyler, Madison, Hendricks, Granite Falls, Redwood Falls and Marshall. Each teach had eight women golfing with the final score being determined by the top six scores for each ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall VFW Black comes back to beat Tracy

MARSHALL – The Marshall Black and Tracy VFW baseball teams kept up with the scorching temperatures with hot hitting Monday evening. Both teams had 11 hits, but Marshall battled back to defeat Tracy with a 9-8 come-from-behind victory at Legion Field. Marshall jumped out to an early lead to ...

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Marshall VFW Orange takes down Willmar

WILLMAR – The Marshall VFW Orange baseball team defeated Willmar 10-5 Monday night. Zach Olsen led the way for Marshall with a 2 for 4 day at the plate with three RBIs while Konnor Aufenthie went 1 for 3 with two RBIs. Aufenthie earned the win on the hill, going two innings while allowing ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Mudhens break out bats in doubleheader win

MINNEOTA – The Minneota Mudhens used a little bit of offensive display at the plate and a little stifling pitching on the mound to concoct a winning recipe during their doubleheader matchup against Cottonwood and Madison on Sunday. In the opener against Cottonwood, the Mudhens jumped out to ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Dumont powers its way past Cottonwood, 9-1

COTTONWOOD – The Cottonwood amateur baseball team fell victim to a pair of home runs as Dumont used a couple of multi-run innings to cruise to a 9-1 victory Saturday afternoon at Lakeview High School. Dumont jumped out to a quick 3-0 advantage thanks to an early home run. They then added ...

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Marshall VFW Orange splits pair of games to finish third

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Marshall VFW Orange baseball team defeated Watertown 10-8 in six innings before falling to MB Silver (KS) 11-9 to take third place in the Mid-Summer Classic tournament Sunday. Against Watertown, Brayden Hilgemann led the way for Marshall with a 4 for 5 day at the ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Yankees outlast Marshall A’s, 5-1

MARSHALL – With a packed attendance and the smell of hot dogs and grilled food in the air, the Marshall A’s and Milroy Yankees squared off underneath the Legion Field lights Friday. It would only be fitting the game featured a pitcher’s duel and a low-scoring affair to start, as the game ...