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YOUTH BASEBALL: In command

MARSHALL — Before the Marshall Black 14U baseball team broke out the bats, they had to silence the ones of their opponents first. Led by a dominant combined pitching effort by Karson Rowe and Ashtin Blomburg, the Tigers quieted Edgerton’s offense, holding the Dutchmen to just two hits and ...

Marshall takes out Wabasso, 6-3

WABASSO — The Marshall amateur baseball team defeated Wabasso 6-3 on Wednesday. Alex Thompson led the way for the A’s with three hits and an RBI while Matt Hmielewski added a pair of hits and two RBI and Ryan Schwagel had two hits and an RBI. Logan Tomasek earned the start on the mound ...

Marshall 18U splits pair of games against Watertown

WATERTOWN (S.D.) — The Marshall 18U baseball team earned a doubleheader split against Watertown (S.D.) on Tuesday, falling in game one 12-7 before bouncing back with a 10-3 victory in game two. In the opener, Chase Douglas led the way for Marshall with a 3 for 4 day at the plate while ...

Milroy Irish take down Pipestone 7-3

PIPESTONE — The Milroy Irish defeated Pipestone 7-3 on Tuesday. Anthony Dolan, Dominic Dolan and Brady Lanoue all led the way for Milroy with a 2 for 4 day at the plate while Derek Riley added a triple and two RBI. Cody Mather earned the victory on the mound, going 8 1/3 innings while ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Sunday showcase

MARSHALL — The Marshall amateur baseball team has been able to put up games with a lot of hits this season, but has struggled to find the scoring that’s usually associated with that part of the offense. The A’s made it count Sunday against the Milroy Yankees, scoring 12 runs on 13 hits to ...

Marshall 17U Black goes 1-2 in Brandon Valley tournament

BRANDON (S.D.) — The Marshall Black 17U baseball team went 1-2 in its tournament in Brandon (S.D.) over the weekend, falling to Pierre (S.D.) 5-2 in four innings before bouncing back to beat Aberdeen (S.D.) 6-5 in four innings on Saturday. Marshall then faced Brandon Valley (S.D.) on Sunday, ...

Lamberton earns pair of wins over the weekend

LAMBERTON — The Lamberton Long Sox continued its red-hot play on Sunday, with Lamberton rolling past Fairfax 19-1 in seven innings. Fairfax would take an early 1-0 after the first inning, but it was all Lamberton from there. The Long Sox scored five runs in the bottom of the third before ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Express delivery

MINNEOTA — The Minneota amateur baseball team has been red-hot over the last few weeks, as it has posted seven straight wins. Meanwhile their opponent, the Rosen Express, looked to avenge an early-season loss to the Minneota and keep their recent win streak going. Unfortunately for the ...

Marshall falls to Willmar, 4-3

WILLMAR - Going into Friday night’s game against Willmar, the Marshall A’s knew they have some work to do in the final weeks of the regular season to secure an automatic bid into the Region 4C Tournament. Marshall wasn’t able to secure a victory to improve its standing on Friday, ...

Strong start helps Milroy Irish cruise past Royals 12-2

MILROY — After starting their season red-hot, the Milroy Irish amateur baseball team have gone a little cold as of late, dropping their last two contests. Meanwhile, the Ruthton Royals looked to notch win No. 1 of the season after some tough losses to begin the year. Thanks to a solid ...

Kilowatts use solid pitching to take out Wabasso

GRANITE FALLS — Wabasso put up the first run of the night in the opening frame, but a strong pitching performance the rest of the way from Dalton Anderson gave Granite Falls a 4-1 win over Wabasso on Wednesday night. Anderson went all nine innings on the mound for the Kilowatts, allowing ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Late-inning lift

LAMBERTON — Wearing some flashy new threads, the Lamberton amateur baseball team hoped to ring in their home opener in style against the Stark Longhorns on Tuesday night. The Long Sox made it count when they needed it most, rallying back from a two-run deficit with a three-run eighth to ...

SMSU swimming & diving team earns scholar award from CSCAA

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s swimming and diving team earned Scholar All-American honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently for its efforts in the classroom during the 2020 spring semester. To ...

Marshall youth baseball programs get season underway

MARSHALL — After a couple of months of waiting in the dugout, it was finally the younger players’ turn to take the field. Monday night marked the season opener for both the Marshall 17U Black and 15U Orange baseball teams, and 17U manager Mitch Maxwell was excited to get back on the ...

Mustang tennis adds three more signings for 2020-21 season

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University head women’s tennis coach Jon Parker announced on Monday, that three more student-athletes have signed letters of intent to continue their academic and tennis careers at SMSU. Joining the SMSU program this fall include Maegan Flight, a ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Not enough steam

TRACY — Each fresh off a shutout victory, the Tracy and Pipestone amateur baseball teams looked to keep the post-holiday sparks flying in a league showdown on Sunday afternoon. They did just that, but the Engineers had a few more obstacles to overcome throughout the game. Not only did Tracy ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Heating up

MINNEOTA — Things got heated between the Marshall and Minneota amateur baseball teams on Thursday night. Not between the players, but from their play on the field. While temperatures reached near triple digits, that didn’t stop the A’s and Mudhens from providing some pre-Fourth of July ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Resiliency shines through

MARSHALL — The offensive production has been relatively quiet for both the Marshall and Granite Falls amateur baseball teams over the past week. Those woes at the plate quickly disappeared Wednesday night, with the A’s and Kilowatts combining for 17 runs and 28 hits in a heated battle. ...

Strong start carries Springfield past Yankees

SPRINGFIELD — The Milroy Yankees amateur baseball team fell to Springfield 11-1 in seven innings on Tuesday. The Yankees got the scoring started in the top half of the first, but the rest of the game was controlled by the Tigers. Springfield scored four runs in bottom of the first before ...