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None of the three were easy. In fact, one game barely even was squeezed in due to a late downpour. But when all was said and done, the trio of Victory League teams in action advanced past the first weekend of the state tournament, with Lastrup also moving on by virtue of a bye.   Sobieski [...]

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By Patrick Slack, Sports Editor Lastrup and Nisswa both entered the finals in Upsala, Aug. 9, in search of their first Region 8C title. And after 23 innings of play, a winner was finally determined, as Lastrup snuck out on top and earned the championship, and a bye past the first round of the state [...]

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Sobieski and Nisswa locked up Region 8C’s final two berths into the Class C state amateur baseball tournament over the weekend in Upsala, with Nisswa and Lastrup the final two teams in contention for the region title. Lastrup and Nisswa will meet up for the region championship Saturday in Upsala, with Nisswa needing to defeat [...]

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Corvias Foundation held a shadow run for service members in Afghanistan to coincide with the Run to Home Base fundraising run in Boston that concluded at Fenway Park. This event is part of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Home Base Program that serves veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with combat stress [...]

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The Little Falls athletics all-sport meeting will be held Thursday,  at 7 p.m. in the Little Falls Community High School auditorium. The meeting is for all parents and athletes in grades 7 – 12 interested in participating in an activity during the 2014-15 year. Parents and students can meet with varsity coaches and get information [...]

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In 1998, a group of Little Falls community members got together to try to preserve extracurricular activities in danger of being cut. Hoping to maintain the school’s strong athletic tradition, the contingent created the Little Falls Flyer Athletic Foundation. The main focus was at the elementary and middle school levels, with the belief that the [...]

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A football camp will be held for Little Falls fifth and sixth-grade players as well as seventh and eighth-grade players Tuesday and Wednesday. The camp for fifth and sixth graders will be held from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. and for seventh and eighth graders from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Both camps will be [...]

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The Little Falls VFW baseball team won three playoff games, but a pair of nail-biting defeats spelled the end of its run in the District 6 tournament. After pounding Milaca in its best-of-three postseason opener, Little Falls took  on Monticello as the tournament transitioned to Cold Spring, Friday. Little Falls found itself in an early [...]

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The Little Falls American Legion baseball team split a pair of consolation games during the Sub-State 12 playoffs in St. Cloud, July 24, bringing its season to a close. Little Falls started out by defeating Sartell 10-2, with Bryce Zawatzke belting a homer and Brett Strack throwing a complete-game eight-hitter. Little Falls then fell 7-4 [...]

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