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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The battle for the final remaining spots in the Victory League’s Region 8C tournament included a dramatic 15-inning win by Upsala, a rally by Freeport and one-run victories by Buckman and St. Stephen, Saturday. On Sunday, Fort Ripley, Lastrup, Sobieski and Avon locked up their respective division playoff championships. [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Lastrup, Sobieski and Avon clinched spots in their respective division finals in the second week of the Victory League playoffs, July 13 – 14.   West Division After both teams advanced past the first round with ease, Sobieski and Upsala met up for a third time this season in [...]

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Victory League scores from July 5 – 6: Avon 10, Holdingford 1 Fort Ripley 11, St. Mathias 1 Fort Ripley 8, Freeport 2 Avon 5, Holdingford 2 Nisswa 8, St. Mathias 3 St. Wendel 4, Opole 3 St. Stephen 9, Cuyuna Range 6 Fort Ripley 13, St. Stephen 3

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Victory League baseball scores from June 26 – 30: Buckman 7, Harding 1                 Shawn Lanners went 4-for-5 with two doubles and a homer and Jeremy Monson tossed a complete game to lead Buckman past host Harding 7-1. Lanners also collected four RBIs and scored three times, while Mitch Dorn and Josh Boser had multi-hit [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor Starting pitcher Mike Poser threw the equivalent of two complete games as the Pierz Brewers endured 18 innings to edge host Royalton 6-5, Sunday. Pierz finally pushed across the game-winning run in the top of the 18th, as Greg Pohlkamp singled, advanced to second on a bunt and scored on [...]

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View more photos from the game by visiting the Record’s online gallery via this link Harding starting pitcher Mitch Dorn followed up teammate Joe Tuholsky’s no-hitter with a 180-pitch, complete-game win as the Dinosaurs defeated Buckman 6-3 at Pierz Legion Park, Wednesday. Dorn finished the night with 13 strikeouts on the mound, adding a pair [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com After Sobieski scored two runs in the top of the eighth to take a 4-3 lead, Royalton’s Zach Lanners tripled home a pair in the bottom half of the inning, leading the host Riverdogs to a 5-4 win, June 15. Lanners finished the game with three hits and three [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Flensburg put together ninth-inning threats in each of its games against Sobieski over the weekend. But the Skis dodged out of trouble in both contests, defeating the Falcons 6-3, June 8, and 5-1, June 9. In the weekend opener, host Flensburg had the potential tying run at first base [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com John Fuchs was a one-man wrecking crew, going 4-for-5 with two homers and nine RBIs at the plate while holding Royalton to one run over six innings pitched, as Upsala blasted host Royalton 17-3, June 1. Fuchs received plenty of help, as the Blue Jays slammed out 20 hits [...]

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