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Chris Reller tossed a two-hitter as the Little Falls VFW baseball team shut out visiting Litchfield 6-0, June 12. Little Falls grabbed a 3-0 lead in the first inning on a sacrifice fly by Braden Backowski and a two-run single by Reller. Hunter Swanson picked up an RBI single and Mitch Boros had an RBI [...]

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The Holdingford 14U softball team earned another pair of runaway victories, Tuesday, routing Brainerd 9-2 and 14-1. Courtney Thielen was the winning pitcher in game one, allowing just one earned run over five innings. Thielen also went 2-for-2 with a triple and three runs at the plate and Rachael Williams was 3-for-3 with three runs. [...]

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Sobieski rattled off two more wins as it improved to 8-0 in Victory League play on the season, as the Skis and Fort Ripley remain the only unbeaten teams left. Sobieski posted back-to-back 7-1 wins on the weekend, starting by winning over visiting Freeport, June 14. Tyler Jendro struck out 10 while allowing just one [...]

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Ely squandered plenty of chances, but made the most of the one it did cash in on, defeating Royalton 3-0 in the Class A state baseball consolation semifinals in Jordan, Friday. The Timberwolves left the bases loaded in the first inning, then broke through with three two-out runs in the second. That would prove to [...]

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Royalton didn’t play like a team simply happy to be at state. But after a perfect run through the Section 5A tournament saw the Royals repeatedly find a way to pull out close games, a few missed opportunities, and missed calls, led to a 6-3 defeat to third-seeded Chatfield at Chaska Athletic Park in Thursday’s [...]

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Thursday’s quarterfinals (games played in Chaska) 10 a.m.: #1 BOLD (21-3) vs. Red Lake County (20-5) 12:30 p.m.: #4 New Life Academy of Woodbury (22-4) vs. #5 Springfield (21-2) 3 p.m.: #3 Chatfield (21-3) vs. Royalton (12-10) 5:30 p.m.: #2 New York Mills (23-0) vs. Ely (21-2)   Friday semifinals (games played in Chaska) 12 [...]

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The Little Falls American Legion baseball team overpowered host Big Lake 15-2 in Monday’s season opener. Four players put together multi-hit games, with Thomas Miller going 2-for-3 with two runs scored while also earning the win with four innings of scoreless relief. Dane Peterson went 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs, Alec Zack went [...]

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