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Huskies edge Ducks 11-10 for in-house championship

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: ‘As good of a compromise that we could have’

MARSHALL — While professional teams and leagues are starting to get their seasons underway this week, high school and college sports are still waiting on the sidelines. It appears the wait will be a little longer for Southwest Minnesota State University and the rest of the Northern Sun ...

Milroy Yankees chosen as new host of Class C tournament

MILROY — The Class C state amateur baseball tournament has a new spot for this summer. The Minnesota Baseball Association announced on Monday night that Yankees Field, home to the Milroy Yankees will be the second location for this year’s Class C tournament along with Springfield. The ...

Marshall 17U drops pair of games

PIPESTONE — The Marshall Black 17U baseball team dropped a pair of games to Pipestone on Monday, falling 2-0 in six innings in game one and 7-4 in game two. In the opener, Zach Allen collected the only hit for Marshall. Mitchell Bouwman took the loss on the mound, going five innings while ...

Marshall falls to Raymond, Milroy Yankees take down Kilowatts

RAYMOND — The Marshall A’s amateur baseball team fell to Raymond 5-2 on Sunday. Alex Thompson, Ryan Schwagel and Dillon Loft led the way for Marshall with a hit apiece. Logan Terfehr took the loss on the mound, going six innings while allowing five runs on 10 hits and struck out ...

Solid start helps Yankees take down Saints, 6-2

MILROY — Heading into their final string of games of the regular season, the Milroy Yankees amateur baseball team hoped to keep its recent momentum going against the Sacred Heart Saints. Thanks to a strong start offensively and a dominant outing by Nathan Deutz on the mound, the Yankees ...

New Ulm City Council balks on baseball tournament

NEW ULM — The 2020 Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournaments will not be played in New Ulm this year. The New Ulm City Council unanimously voted Friday to rescind a July 7 decision to host the tournaments. On July 7 the city council approved allowing the New Ulm Baseball Association ...