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AREA ATHLETICS: TMB to hold its fall sports meeting Monday

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TRACY – Tracy-Milroy Balaton High School will be holding its annual fall sports meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium. The meeting is highly recommended for parents and their students who are planning to participate in a sport during the 2018-19 school year. Fall coaches will also be ...

SMSU FOOTBALL: ‘I’m ready to play again’

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MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University football team starts another season next week, and of all the players on its roster, perhaps no one is more excited than Blake Gimbel. The Mustangs quarterback is back for another go-around at his senior season after seeing his 2017 ...

VFW BASEBALL: Tracy trio competes in VFW All-Star Game

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MILROY – Three Tracy players got a chance to join forces with some of their opponents from around the area on Thursday night. Jake Tauer, Luc Gervais and Konnor Zick all represented the Panthers in the VFW All-Star Game at Yankee Field, with the All-Stars hanging on to defeat the Luverne VFW ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: Mustangs ready to open up fall camp next week

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MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball will officially begin its quest for a 15th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance on Aug. 6, when players open fall camp to begin the 2018 season. This year's roster under the direction of head coach Terry Culhane-now his in 15th ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Cards rally past Mudhens, 3-2

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MADISON – The Minneota amateur baseball team opened its Region 9C playoffs on Saturday with a matchup against the Clinton Cards. The Mudhens were able to hold a slim lead for the majority of the game, but a late comeback snuck the Cards past Minneota 3-2. The Cards got out to a quick start ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: A quality start

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ATWATER – A three-run blast from Andy Schmidt, combined with a 10 strikeout complete game from Nathan Deutz, fueled the Milroy Yankees to a 7-2 win over the Granite Falls Kilowatts in the second round of the Region 4C playoffs on Sunday. Manager Ryan Rohlik lauded Deutz’ performance on ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Orange takes second place at state

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HAM LAKE – The Marshall 15U Orange baseball team put up a late rally against Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper in the MSF state championship game, but just fell short as Marshall dropped 7-5 on Sunday morning. Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper took an early 1-0 lead in the second before Marshall ...

AREA GOLF: Marshall Golf Club holds U.S. Bank Business Scramble

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MARSHALL – The U.S. Bank Marshall Business Scramble was recently held at Marshall Golf Club. Listed below are some of the top finishers. First place: Ryan Erickson, Jason Youngquist, Jeff Youngquist, Alan Felmelee. Second place: Steve Bennett Matt Bennett Kirk Grannes Erik Porter. Third ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Fairmont takes out Milroy Irish to earn sweep

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MILROY – The Milroy Irish amateur baseball team looked to bounce back from an opening game loss to the Fairmont Martins in their best-of-three series, but Martins starting pitcher Josh Smith kept the Irish bats quiet in a 10-2 win on Friday. The victory marked a series sweep for Fairmont ...

YOUTH BASEBALL: A defensive stand

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MARSHALL – The Marshall 13U baseball team wanted to start out strong in their opening games of the 13AA state tournament on Friday. When their early leads started to get slimmer, the Tigers were forced to rely on some final defensive stands. Fortunately for Marshall, those last stands held, ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Orange opens state with 10-0 win over EGF

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HAM LAKE - Marshall 15U Orange opened up the state tournament with a 10-0 win over East Grand Forks in five innings on Friday. Spencer Wambeke went 2 for 2 with a pair of RBI and a pair of runs scored to lead Marshall Orange. Noah Blomme added three RBI on two hits in the win, while Chase ...