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Pole Vault/Sprints/Jumps Rachelle LeBlanc, senior, Little Falls LeBlanc finishes off one of the best athletic careers in Little Falls history as the Record’s Athlete of the Year for the third time. LeBlanc proved a valuable point-earner in sprints and jumps, but her biggest impact was unquestionably in the pole vault, where she cleared 11-feet in [...]

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Throws Trysten Ross, senior, Little Falls Some athletes show marked improvement from year-to-year. Ross, the Record’s Athlete of the Year, did one better. Already one of the top throwers around when the year began, Ross turned himself into one of the best in the state, winning the Granite Ridge Conference shot put title, placing second [...]

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The bats were hot and the pitching was just as stellar for the Little Falls VFW baseball team in an 8-1, 7-1 doubleheader sweep over visiting St. Cloud Blue (Cathedral), Thursday. Little Falls scored in each of the first four frames in the opener, breaking the game open in the fourth on a two-run triple [...]

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The Pierz Brewers squandered a 5-0 advantage after five innings, then had to rally from three separate deficits, yet found a way to edge past visiting Royalton 10-9 in 11 innings, June 21. Trailing by five, Royalton came up with three-spots in the sixth and seventh to go ahead 6-5. Pierz tied the game back [...]

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Little Falls’ Jake Anderson took third place at the USA Weightlifting National Youth Championships and Youth Olympic Games Trials in Daytona Beach, Fla., June 12 – 15. Anderson competed in the 105 kilogram weight class in the 16 – 17 age group. Anderson snatched 103 kilograms and clean and jerked 135 kilograms for a total [...]

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A 15-run inning assured the Little Falls VFW baseball team of a doubleheader split at St. Cloud Red, Tuesday. Already leading 6-0 after four innings, Little Falls piled up 11 hits and five walks in the fifth-inning outburst. Riley Pelzer, Dan Marod and Brett Czajkowski all had multiple hits in the inning. Pelzer went 4-for-4 [...]

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Pierz held off a late rally to top visiting Princeton 4-3, Tuesday. The two teams traded runs in the first two innings, then Pierz took a 4-1 lead with a three-run fifth. Princeton came up with two runs in the seventh, but Teddy Dehler finished off the complete-game win.Aaron Weber went 3-for-3 with a run [...]

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