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SMSU ATHLETICS: SMSU holds Farmers Open golf tournament

MARSHALL – The Southwest Minnesota State University Athletic Department held its annual Farmers Open golf tournament on Monday afternoon at Marshall Golf Club, with 34 teams competing. The Great Plains Processing team consisting of Mike Fiedler, Quinton Honerman, Wade Miles and Mike ...

REGION 13C TOURNAMENT: The drive to 5

HADLEY – The Hadley Buttermakers have tuned up a lot of classics so far in this postseason. In five games, the Buttermakers have fought and clawed their way to come-from-behind victories in all of them. The latest hit on their comeback tour was a special one. Sam Erickson tossed eight ...

REGION 9C TOURNAMENT: Minneota falls to Clinton, 2-0

ROSEN – After dropping a tough loss on Friday to Morris, the Minneota amateur baseball team looked to bounce back in order to keep its season alive in the Region 9C tournament. Unfortunately for the Mudhens, they weren’t able to piece together a string of hits enough to produce a run as ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Lamberton earns split to begin Region 2C tournament

LAMBERTON — The Lamberton Long Sox defeated the Hanska Lakers 7-1 in the second game of Region 2C round-robin action on Sunday. Through two of five games, Lamberton sits at 1-1 in Region 2C. The top three teams in the region will advance to state. Johnny Pistulka got the win on the mound ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Marshall slips past Granite Falls with early offense

SACRED HEART – The No. 3 seed Marshall A’s guaranteed themselves at least one more game to be played in the Region 4C tournament thanks to a 6-1 victory over No. 7 seed Granite Falls on Friday in Sacred Heart. The A’s were able to jump out to an early lead in the contest and never ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Irish take down Fairmont 10-4

FAIRMONT — The Milroy Irish defeated the Fairmont Martins 10-4 on Friday to even up their Region 13C Tournament series. The Irish clubbed 15 hits in the win. Dominic Dolan led the way, going 4 for 5 with three runs scored. Cody Mather got the start on the mound and earned the win. In six ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Fairmont uses late scoring to defeat Milroy Irish, 5-4

MILROY – The top-seeded Milroy Irish dropped a tightly-contested semifinals matchup with No. 4 seed Fairmont by a final score of 5-4 in the Region 13C tournament. Wednesday’s loss at Irish Yard gives the Martins a 1-0 lead in the best of three series. The back-and-forth contest began ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Lamberton comes back late to take out Essig, 3-2

LAMBERTON – With a final spot in the Region 2C tournament hanging in the balance, the No. 4 seeded Lamberton Longsox were forced to dig deep in their series-deciding game three matchup with No. 9 Essig in the Tomahawk East League playoffs on Tuesday. Utilizing a two-run eighth inning, the ...

JUNIOR LEGION BASEBALL: Battling until the end

MARSHALL – After a tough loss to New Ulm Gold in the semifinal round of the sub-state tournament, the Marshall Black Junior Legion baseball team showed their resiliency to set up a rematch for a chance to go to state. Needing a pair of victories in order to punch their ticket, Marshall went ...

AREA GOLF: Isaac Dolan, Bradley Rose win 49th annual Dolan Classic

TRACY – The 49th Dolan Classic family golf tournament was played on Friday and Saturday at the Tracy Country Club. The annual event involves the direct descendants of the John and Mary Dolan family and their families. Emily Minett, the Tracy Country Club manager, welcomed the enthusiastic ...

LEGION BASEBALL: Marshall’s season comes to an end at sub-state tournament

WACONIA – A 10-3 loss at the hands of Willmar on the third day of competition at the sub-state 15 playoffs marked the end of the Marshall Mudcats’ season on Friday at Lion’s Field. Marshall concluded the tournament with a 2-2 record and finished the season 10-6 overall. According to ...