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Senior Federico Zonca continued his early-season scoring spree, piling up five goals in a pair of games for Little Falls this week. Zonca tallied a hat trick to help the Flyers gain a 4-4 split at Becker, Sept. 4, then struck two more times in a 7-1 pounding of visiting Detroit Lakes, Sept. 6. The [...]

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Stingy may not be a strong enough word to describe it. Little Falls extended its shutout streak to six matches this week, putting up two more wins and a tie. The Flyers started by topping visiting Zimmerman 3-0, Sept. 4, then went on to play host Big Lake to a scoreless draw, Monday. Little Falls [...]

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Pierz Healy High School will recognize the 10th anniversary of its 2004 state championship football team at halftime, Friday, Sept. 19. That night, the Pioneers will take on Howard Lake Waverly-Winsted. All members of the 2004 team are asked to come to the game and then meet at the Brickyard Bar and Grill in Pierz [...]

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The Big Lake/Cushing Sportsman’s Club will hold its 17th annual crow hunt contest Saturday, Sept. 20. Each team may consist of up to four people and dogs may be used. The entry fee per team is $60. Teams must be signed up by 11 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19. Prizes are $120 for first and $60 [...]

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Joshua Hintz was the overall winner in 18:24.5 and Katie Corbett won the women’s division in 22:59.4 at the Pierz Oktoberfest 5K race, Aug. 24. Nathan Gruber (19:21.2) was the men’s runner-up and Christine Kowalzek (23:59.8) was the women’s runner-up.

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Anything more would have been superfluous. Moments after sealing a semifinal win, Tyler Jendro simply turned to his manager and said, “I want the ball.” It wasn’t a demand, it wasn’t a request. At that point, it was just what destiny had in store. After being the winning pitcher in the team’s first five state [...]

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Tyler Jendro wasn’t unhittable … well, at least not in every game. He absolutely was historic, however, and without question the leading reason Sobieski captured its first-ever state amateur baseball championship, Monday. Jendro went 6-0 in the Skis’ six games to set a state tournament record for wins, while also logging a new-high 41 2/3 [...]

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Simon Waltman has pretty much seen everything Sobieski baseball has to offer. He started by playing catch at the Sobieski Ballpark with his dad. He played alongside many of his current teammates in elementary school for the Sobieski Little Six. And beginning in 1993 as a high school freshman, he pitched over 1,000 innings and [...]

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It’s hard to one-up your college roommate when they go on to play in the big leagues. Beau Hanowski, though, may have found a way. The Sobieski center fielder and leadoff man was named to the all-tournament team as he helped the Skis win their first state amateur baseball title in team history, Monday. Hanowski [...]

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