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NASCAR: Corn powers NASCAR at Iowa Speedway

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NEWTON, IA – Southwestern Minnesota corn growers have a connection in NASCAR. Sunoco Racing fuels refine corn into green e15 98 octane racing fuel blend. The fuel is green in color and is produced in plant in Fulton NY at full production it produces 85 million gals. per year. In 2013 they ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Black takes doubleheader with Pipestone

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MARSHALL – The Marshall Black VFW team cruised to a two-game sweep of Pipestone on Monday at Legion Field. Marshall outscored Pipestone 23-3 in two games. Marshall took the first game 9-1 and took the nightcap, 14-2. It wasn't the smoothest of starts for Marshall in Game One. Pipestone ...

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Tracy beats Redwood County

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TRACY – The Tracy VFW baseball team defeated Redwood County 1-0 Monday. Jake Tauer led the way with a 2 for 3 day at the plate while Konnor Zick and Griffen Radke both had a hit. Rylan Fogelson had the lone RBI. Jake Byrne earned the win on the hill, going all seven innings while allowing ...

LEGION BASEBALL: Wabasso splits set of games in Wood Bat Classic

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MARSHALL – The Wabasso Legion baseball team went 2-2 during the Wood Bat Classic held in Marshall and Milroy this weekend. Wabasso kicked off the weekend with an impressive 8-4 victory Friday over Albany. The Rabbits recorded 11 hits in the win, with Nick Altermatt and Ty Kemp both picking ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Irish shut down Adrian

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MILROY – The Milroy Irish defeated Adrian 5-0 Sunday afternoon in amateur baseball action. Cody Mather earned the win on the hill, holding Adrian to just one hit while striking out 14 in nine innings of work. Derek Riley led the way for the Irish with a 2 for 3 day at the plate with a ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Marshall Independent All-Area Softball First Team

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MARSHALL – The Marshall Independent sports staff is pleased to announce the 2017 Marshall Independent All-Area Softball team. Emily Benz, Wabasso Benz finished her junior season with a .506 batting average, 42 hits, 31 runs and one home run. She led the area with 30 RBIs. While those ...

LEGION BASEBALL: Marshall takes out Willmar to kick off season

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MARSHALL – Mason Penske is fresh coming off being named to the All-State tournament team. He kept the momentum rolling Friday night when he pitched a complete game shutout for the Marshall Mudcats against Willmar. Behind Penske's gem the Mudcats defeated Willmar, 2-0. “Mason did a great ...