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Minneota falls just short to Chokio, ends season

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ROSEN — The last time the Minneota and Chokio amateur teams faced each other, it required some extra baseball for the Mudhens to ultimately earn a 5-3 victory in 11 innings on June 28. With both teams’ seasons on the line, the second meeting on Sunday in Rosen had a similar approach, as ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Sights on six

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HADLEY/LUVERNE — The Hadley amateur baseball team has seen it all during its past five consecutive years of reaching the state tournament, including garnering a perfect record in the Region 13C tournament two seasons ago and battling back with come-from-behind wins in several region games ...

Marshall’s season ends with 6-4 loss to Paynesville

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GLENWOOD — The Marshall A’s season came to a close on Sunday, as they fell to Paynesville by a 6-4 score in a Region 4C Tournament elimination game. The A’s led heading into the eighth inning, but the Pirates tied the score at 4-4 in the eighth by using three walks before scoring two ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Late-inning lift

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MILROY — After struggling to put together runs in their Region 13C series opener against No. 1 Fairmont, the fourth-seeded Milroy Irish amateur team returned home in need of a response. The Irish went toe-to-toe with the Martins, but a big eighth inning by Fairmont helped the Martins earn a ...

Marshall 17U falls to Worthington, 6-5

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LUVERNE — The Marshall Black 17U baseball team fell to Worthington 6-5 in the district tournament on Friday. Brock Schultz led the way for Marshall with a 2 for 3 day at the plate with an RBI while Connor Neubeck added a hit and two RBI and Keaton Maertens had a hit and an RBI. Mitchell ...

Huskies edge Ducks 11-10 for in-house championship

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MARSHALL — The MAYBA Huskies and Ducks battled things out on Thursday evening for the College League in-house championship at the Marshall High School fields. It was an extremely back-and-forth affair with lots of offense, but in the end, it was the Huskies who emerged victorious with an ...

SMSU athletics hosts annual Farmer’s Open on Monday

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MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University Athletics Department along with the Farmer’s Open Committee Members, and title sponsors D&G Excavating, Lockwood Motors, McLaughlin Farms, Titan Machinery, Channel Seed, Ralco, Inc. and Wyffels Seed hosted the annual Farmer’s Open on ...

Marshall Black 17U edges Adrian 5-4 in eight innings

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MARSHALL — Heading into their final home game of the season, the Marshall Black 17U baseball team hoped to get some strong momentum before the postseason. Marshall went toe-to-toe with Adrian, battling into extra innings, and an RBI single by Brock Schultz in the bottom of the eighth inning ...

Marshall 18U takes down BOLD, 7-3

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MARSHALL — The Marshall 18U baseball team also closed their home schedule on Monday, squaring off against BOLD. Using a hot start offensively, Marshall grabbed an early lead and never looked back, as they took down BOLD 7-3 at Legion Field. After neither side could take advantage of having ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Grand march

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ROSEN — The Minneota amateur baseball team struggled to find hitting last weekend to begin the Region 9C tournament. With their backs against the wall, the Mudhens delivered and did so in a powerful manner. While the outcomes took different approaches, the message remained the same for ...

Kilowatts end season with loss to Sacred Heart

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SACRED HEART — The Granite Falls amateur baseball team was able to defeat Wabasso and Willmar on Saturday in the consolation bracket of the Corn Belt League playoffs to keep its season alive, but the Kilowatts would come up just short and fall 4-2 to Sacred Heart on Sunday to see their season ...

Milroy Yankees top Marshall in final tune-up

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MARSHALL — With playoffs just around the corner, both the Marshall and Milroy Yankees amateur baseball teams wanted to head into the postseason with some momentum. It was a tight game to start, but a four-run sixth by the Yankees was enough to propel Milroy to an 8-4 victory over the A’s in ...

Milroy Irish sweep Jackson

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JACKSON — The Milroy Irish amateur baseball team defeated Jackson 9-5 to advance in the Region 13C tournament on Friday. Dominic Dolan, Derek Riley and Tyler Peterson all led the way for the Irish with two hits each, with Peterson adding two RBI while Moses Dolan had a hit and two ...

Marshall 15U takes down Hadley, 10-0

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MARSHALL — Led by a strong pitching performance by Ashton Rowe and Tyler Maeyaert and a key offensive inning, the Marshall 15U Orange baseball team quickly took care of Hadley with a 10-0 victory in five innings on Thursday at Legion Field. Marshall co-manager Thomas Fischer said he was ...

NDSU’s Trey Lance named to Manning Award watch list

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NEW ORLEANS — The 2020 preseason watch list for the Manning Award was announced on Thursday and a familiar name made the list. North Dakota State University quarterback and Marshall native Trey Lance was among the names of the list that features 30 of the top college quarterbacks in the ...

Marshall 18U rolls past Benson, 17U drops to Worthington

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BENSON — The Marshall 18U baseball team defeated Benson 10-2 on Thursday. Josh Baker led the way for Marshall with two hits and two RBI while AJ Toulouse added a hit and two RBI and Jaden Pearcy had a hit and an RBI. Pearcy earned the victory on the mound, going five innings while ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Battling it out

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MILROY — As teams move forward in each round of the postseason, the more challenging things will get. The second-round series of the Region 13C playoffs showed that in the opener between the Milroy Irish and the Jackson Bulls. Deadlocked in a back-and-forth affair, the two teams were ...

SMSU cross country, track & field announce 2020 signings

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MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head cross country/track & field coach Kirk Nauman announced the signing of 22 student-athletes who have agreed to continue their academic and athletic careers at SMSU. Seven of the eight female signees will compete for the track & ...

Marshall 18U earns doubleheader sweep against New Ulm Gold

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MARSHALL — After splitting its past two doubleheaders, the Marshall 18U baseball team returned home looking to start a new trend against New Ulm Gold. Thanks to a hot start offensively and strong pitching throughout, Marshall was able to sweep the pair of games against New Ulm, winning game ...