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Preliminary plans for entire complex unveiled; $75,000 still needs to be raised for playground By Terry Lehrke, News Editor With a gift of land from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and a $100,000 donation from Paul and Emily Twitchell for equipment, a playground at the site of the future Little Falls recreational complex is well under way. Plans [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com For the second year in a row, Sobieski, Lastrup and Avon all advanced to the final weekend of the Class C amateur state baseball tournament. And not without a few theatrics. While Region 8C champion churned out another victory behind another gem by ace Tyler Jendro, Lastrup required a [...]

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A week after becoming the first team all season to scratch across an earned run on Tyler Jendro, the Lakers became the first team to pick up a win when the Sobieski ace was on the mound. It still wasn’t enough. After coming through the consolation bracket, Avon edged previously unbeaten Sobieski 1-0 in the [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Year after year, Scott Biniek watched. Stuck in one of the state’s toughest amateur baseball regions, with that region’s perennial power in their own division, Biniek watched other teams go onto the state tournament before his Upsala Blue Jays. But after 25 years of waiting for the Blue Jays, [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com After coming back through the consolation bracket, the St. Cloud Chutes held off the Little Falls Legion baseball team twice over the weekend in St. Cloud to win the Sub-State 12 tournament and advance on to state.   St. Cloud 10, Little Falls 8 St. Cloud 8, Little Falls [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Pierz 14U team hangs on in final inning five times to claim crown The Pierz 14U baseball team had to hang on after its opponent put the go-ahead run in scoring position in the seventh inning of its state tournament opener. And then again in its second game. And [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Top-seeded Little Falls handled eighth-seeded Clearwater 8-1 in Wednesday’s sub-state playoff opener in St. Cloud. Josh Wenzel led Little Falls at the plate with a 4-for-4 night, with Collin Eckman, Matt Stumpf and Kyle Boser all adding multi-hit games. Eckman doubled, Stumpf scored a run and drove in one [...]

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