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VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Orange drops trio of games over the weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Marshall 15U Orange baseball team fell to Millard West 13-0 in five innings and Sioux Falls 8-7 in eight innings on Saturday before closing the Mid-Summer Classic tournament with a 7-4 loss to Brandon Valley on Sunday. Against Millard West, AJ Toulouse picked up the ...

YOUTH SOFTBALL: Marshall 10U, 12U softball teams host tournament

MARSHALL – Multiple teams converged in Marshall on Saturday for the Southwest Slugfest 10U and 12U softball tournament. In the 10U tournament, Marshall Black, Tracy, Springfield and New London-Spicer all played each other in a four-team pool while Yellow Medicine East, Marshall Silver and ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Irish prevail over Hadley Buttermakers

MILROY – The Milroy Irish won a crucial Gopher League matchup over the league-leading Hadley Buttermakers by a score of 6-3 thanks to a bases-clearing double by Anthony Dolan in the bottom of the fifth. On the hill for the Milroy Irish was Cody Mather who gave up a leadoff single to Joe ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: “Always revolved around baseball”

MARSHALL – Two new members were inducted into the MDI/Ace Hardware Marshall Baseball Hall of Fame on Friday night, and without them, baseball in the Marshall area might not be where it’s currently at. Jim Culhane and Dale Erickson have both been staples in the Marshall baseball community ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Late scoring lifts Marshall over Pipestone

MARSHALL – It was a battle of the A’s on Friday night, as the Marshall and Pipestone amateur baseball teams squared off at Legion Field. In a back-and-forth affair, it was Marshall who got some timely plays late to earn a come-from-behind 5-3 victory. It was a slow start from both sides, ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Orange takes down Worthington 13-6

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Marshall 15U Orange baseball team started the Mid-Summer Classic tournament in Sioux Falls, S.D. with a 13-6 victory over Worthington on Friday night. Marshall Orange jumped quickly out of the gates, scoring eight runs in the top half of the second to lead 8-0. After ...

LEGION BASEBALL: Comeback kids

MARSHALL – The Marshall and BOLD Legion baseball teams kept things close during their game on Thursday. So close that it nearly didn’t have a run scored. That’s when Jordan Mernaugh decided to change things up. With the game scoreless and runners on second and third with one out, ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Orange rolls past Pipestone

MILROY – After a rough outing on Tuesday against Luverne, the Marshall 15U Orange team responded in a big way against Pipestone with an 11-6 victory at a stormy Irish Yard. Coach Thomas Fischer was proud of the way his team battled back after the deflating loss Tuesday at the hands of ...

WEDNESDAY BASEBALL: Marshall A’s get tripped up by Bird Island 8-3

BIRD ISLAND – The Marshall A’s amateur baseball team fell to Bird Island 8-3 on Wednesday. The Bullfrogs were able to jump out to an early lead in the bottom of the first with a pair of runs to take a quick 2-0 advantage after an inning of play. Bird Island then continued to find scoring ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: In command

MILROY – Nathan Deutz wasn’t going to let an early deficit get the best of him. In fact, that was all he let up the entire evening. The Milroy Yankees lefthander was in command all night long, allowing just one run on three hits while striking out 17, as the Yankees cruised to a 7-1 ...

AAU BASKETBALL: Taking the next step

MINNEAPOLIS – When the prep basketball season has come to an end and the state champions have been crowned, a whole new season begins for players looking to continue honing their skills into the summer months. It’s no different here in Minnesota, with AAU teams competing across the state ...

VFW BASEBALL: Luverne breaks out bats to take down Marshall Orange

MARSHALL – The Marshall 15U Orange baseball team looked to bounce back from a hard-earned doubleheader split against Sioux Falls when it squared off against Luverne on Tuesday night. Instead, it was Luverne who jumped out to an offensive groove and never looked back, as Marshall fell 21-3 in ...

JUNIOR LEGION BASEBALL: Solid pitching carries Marshall Black over Tracy 11-0

TRACY – A three-hit shutout from Konnor Aufenthie combined with a strong offensive performance from the Marshall Junior Legion Black lineup was the recipe for a victory over Tracy by a score of 11-0 in five innings. Getting the start for Tracy was Luc Gervais who ran into some trouble ...

VFW BASEBALL: Hard-fought split

MARSHALL – It was a tale of two games for the Marshall 15U Orange baseball team in its doubleheader against the Sioux Falls 14U Cyclones on Monday. The opener was a back-and-forth classic, with Marshall using its patience at the plate to win 6-5 before the Cyclones earned a split with late ...

AREA GOLF: Marshall A’s to hold annual golf fundraiser Saturday

MARSHALL – The Marshall A's amateur baseball team will hold its 8th annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday at the Marshall Golf Club. The 2-person scramble tournament begins with a shotgun start at noon. Registration starts at 11 a.m. The cost is $50 and includes 18 holes of golf and ...