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Marshall falls to Bird Island, secures fourth seed in regional playoffs

MARSHALL — The Marshall A’s dropped their last regular season game to the Bird Island Bullfrogs at American Legion Field on Sunday. Despite solid pitching from Logan Tomasek with three strikeouts through the first 4 2/3 innings, along with another three scoreless innings from Karson Rowe, ...

Kilowatts drop league match against Rails

Wilmar 4, Granite Falls 1 GRANITE FALLS — Nikson Knapper’s nine-inning outing on the mound wasn’t enough to get Granite Falls to a win on Friday night. The Kilowatts pitcher limited Wilmar to just two earned runs on the day but a lack of run support left Granite Falls with a 4-1 ...

Marshall outlasts Coon Rapids in Gopher State opener

ST. PETER — Marshall 15U VFW Orange held off a late rally from the Coon Rapids Cardinals on Friday night to open the Gopher State Tournament with a 12-9 win. Friday’s victory brings Marshall to 1-0 in Group A pool play, tying them with Eu Claire, who defeated Irondale earlier in the ...

“It’s like a gigantic family reunion” 

CANBY — As fairgoers filled the grandstand bleachers, drivers finished prepping their vehicles and engines began roaring, the immense popularity that street car racing upholds became evident.  Yellow Medicine County opened its three-day fair on Thursday. Casino Speedway, from Watertown, ...

Sacred Heart blanks Jaxx

AMATEUR BASEBALL Sacred Heart 1, Wabasso 0 SACRED HEART — Sensational pitching from Adryen Tietz wasn’t enough to get Wabasso to a win on Wednesday night. The Jaxx limited the Saints to just three hits on the day, but those hits were all Sacred Heart needed to steal a 1-0 win. Tietz ...

Mudhen’s late ninth-inning response powers win over Cardinals

Minneota 8, Cottonwood 5 COTTONWOOD - The Minneota Mudhens claimed a comeback victory over the Cottonwood Cardinals with a ninth inning batting surge and strong responsive defense at Lakeview Field Wednesday night. “Never give up, it’s never over,” Minneota manager Tyson Sonnenburg ...