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AMATEUR BASEBALL: Final tune-up

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MARSHALL – The Marshall and Minneota amateur baseball teams got one final tune-up Wednesday night before they begin their playoff schedule this weekend. The Mudhens jumped out to an early lead, but the A’s battled back late to earn a 7-6 victory in seven innings. Neither team found ...

AREA VOLLEYBALL: Spiking stereotypes

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MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball program is wrapping up its summer camps this week, and it started with some history. SMSU held its first-ever boys volleyball camp at the R/A Facility on Monday and Tuesday, with 12 campers in grades 6-12 ...

JAKE’S TAKE: Three things to watch for at Vikings training camp

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MINNEAPOLIS – After a brutal loss in last season’s NFC Championship game to the reigning Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles, the Vikings will have a chance to exorcise their post-season demons in the upcoming season that officially kicks off this Saturday with training camp. For the ...

VFW BASEBALL: Tracy VFW baseball takes out Pipestone

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MILROY – The Tracy VFW baseball team defeated Pipestone 3-0 in the district playoffs on Tuesday in Milroy. Luc Gervais tossed a complete-game no-hitter on the mound for Tracy, going all seven innings while striking out six batters. Offensively, Gervais went 2 for 3 at the plate with a ...

YOUTH SOCCER: Marshall youth soccer teams compete at state

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ROCHESTER – Multiple Marshall youth soccer teams recently wrapped their seasons at the state tournament in Rochester over the weekend, all with high place finishes. The 12U boys White team took second place in their age group. The team tied its first game on Friday 3-3 before winning 6-0 to ...

AREA BASEBALL: 15U Orange beats West St. Paul 16-6

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EAGAN – The Marshall 15U Orange baseball team defeated West St. Paul 16-6 in five innings on Saturday. Cole Felcyn led the way for Marshall with a 4 for 5 day at the plate with four RBI while AJ Toulouse added a hit and four RBI and Spencer Wambeke went 1 for 2 with two RBI. Braden Meyer, ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Sunday showcase

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MILROY – After Heron Lake took down the Milroy Irish amateur baseball team in Game 2 of their best-of-three series on Saturday, both team knew Sunday’s performance needed to be special in order to survive. The Irish put Cody Mather on the mound. The ace righthander took care of the ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Hadley moves on with sweep of Worthington, 6-2

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HADLEY – After a decisive 10-3 victory in Game 1 of the best-of-three series against the Worthington Cubs on Thursday, the Hadley Buttermakers took Game 2 on Saturday by a score of 6-2 in a strong collective effort in the field and in the batter’s box. Buttermakers coach Myron Bennett ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Rally falls short

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MARSHALL – The Marshall amateur baseball team looked to close out its final homestand of the regular season with a pair of wins, starting with a matchup against the Raymond Rockets on Friday. The A’s battled back in the ninth with a spirited rally, but came up short as Raymond held on for ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Ruthton ends season with 11-0 loss to Lakefield

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RUTHTON – A six-run second inning sealed the Ruthton Royals’ fate in an 11-0 loss in seven innings to the Lakefield Horned Frogs in Game 2 of the First Nite/Gopher League playoffs on Friday. The game marked the Royals’ second loss in the best-of-three series that began with a 12-2 defeat ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Dunn resigns as Mustangs head softball coach

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MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University head softball coach Jamie Dunn announced her resignation Thursday after five seasons in charge of the Mustang program. "This was a very difficult decision for me and it came down to me wanting to be with my family and pursue other coaching ...